Another Charming Aspect of the ObamaCare Minefield.
Beginning January 1, 2013, ObamaCare imposes a 3.8% Medicare tax on unearned income, including the sale of single family homes, townhouses, co-ops, condominiums, and even rental income. – Congressman Jeb
China: A Distant Mirror Across The Sea.
When Historian Barbara Tuchman wrote A Distant Mirror, she described 14th Century France as an apt analogue to much of what she saw wrong with the 20th Century in which
Law and Order and the 2012 Election
It was the day after Memorial Day Weekend. The weekend had been violent, and Matt Drudge knew just how to bring the story to the attention of his Internet audience.
Some GOP Candidates Have Uninformed Beliefs on the Environment and Energy.
We hear recently from GOP Candidate Mitt Romney. He tells us the following: I’m told that we use almost twice as much energy per person as does a European, and
How The GOP Sabotages Obama’s Brilliant Economy.
And now Obama says he’s not worried about a double-dip recession. Easy for him to say: For Americans not feeding at the government trough, the first recession never ended. We
Rick Santorum Knows How To Fix Global Warming.
In case anyone was wondering, Global Warming is a problem. It is a problem because people are poorly informed by the media and believe the “settled science.” This science consists
Voter ID and Voter Contempt.
It is hard to imagine a more demeaning statement about black America than labeling demands that all voters show a photo ID anti-black. – Dennis Prager (HT: National Review) Wow!
The Cost of Political Pseudo-Science Shown In Two Examples.
Surely it’s time for climate-change deniers to have their opinions forcibly tattooed on their bodies. – Richard Glover (HT:National Times.Com) Richard Glover and Dr. Donald Brown are two very different
Thou Shall Not Steal, Thou Shall Not Covet
You shall not covet your neighbour’s house; you shall not covet your neighbour’s wife, or male or female slave, or ox, or donkey, or anything that belongs to your neighbour.
Barack Obama’s Promises and the Geraghty Effect
As I may have mentioned a time or two, all statements from Barack Obama come with an expiration date. All of them. – Jim Geraghty (HT:NRO) Like the warranties sold
We Can Now Afford One of the Two Americas, But Not Both
Redstate Colleague Moe Lane gives us an exquisitely humorous explanation of how Democrat Peter Welch got exactly the vote he wrote Speaker Boehner and requested in the House of Representatives.
The Political Gnosticism of “Yes We Can!”
Don’t Immanentize the Eschaton. – William F. Buckley (HT: Culturewars.com) A lot of people think Barack Obama has pretty much performed a shameful act of biotic reproduction with the poodle
War Is Preferable In the Middle East To The Peace Most Likely To Be Imposed
It was the former Beatle, John Lennon, who famously sung in his Christmas Carol “Happy Christmas” “War is over, if you want it.” His sentiment, I believe was genuine and
Tornadoes And AGW?
“And you know look – yesterday, or the day before yesterday, we had the tornado in Minneapolis,” Roker said. “We have had these tornadoes and earlier this week we had
Sarah Palin Hits David Gregory’s Best Curveball Out Of the Yard
Newt Gingrich got one thing magnificently right last week. He called Barack Obama “The Food Stamp President.” Newt’s old; a bit behind the times. It should have been “The EBT-Card