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Drill Nowhere, Drill Never

Since the Obamaviks descended upon the nation’s capital in January of 2009, the government has dramatically improved its ability to carry out its two main functions — redistributing wealth and creating crises. However, lest you give them too much credit for their remarkable success in these areas, remember that much of that success was made possible by past actions on the part of progressive Republicans, philosophically confused Republicans and RINOs. 

Want Fries With That?

As George W. Bush entered the stretch run of his 2004 reelection bid, the national unemployment rate hovered around 5.4 percent. Given that any economist worth his slide rule (sit down, Paul Krugman) would agree that 5.4 percent is barely a Joe Biden hair-plug’s breadth above nominal zero, Bush’s economic “strategery” in the years following the lemming-off-a-cliff dive by the tech sector, the housing and construction markets plunging lower than the necklines at a Vegas working-girls convention and the virtual ubiquity of global Islamofascist terrorism was no small accomplishment — especially considering Bush spent taxpayer money like a second wife.

Government Lies And The Failure Of The Corporate Media

There was once a time when the media understood it had a job to do: Question everything, take nothing for granted and do whatever it takes to ferret out the truth. Sadly, that time has passed. Now, the corporate media blindly accepts its nuggets of food from its government master — never questioning and often cheerleading rather than reporting, especially if that master is a socialist like the one we have in Washington, D.C., today.

Reality Check

All day long April 27, meteorologists warned that conditions were rife for a severe weather outbreak in the South, and Alabama was expected to be ground zero. The sky was warm and moist, the sun was shining, dew points were abnormally high and Southeasterly winds coming off the Gulf of Mexico were stewing the air.

What Training Monkeys Can Teach Us About Congress

Many thanks to the Alert Reader who sent me the following story about monkeys. I think you’ll agree, it has important lessons for us about how to make changes in Washington.

Violent Deflation

There are agitated protestors from London to Liberia. War rages in Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya. Much of the world is becoming violent, and there is no reason to believe North America is immune to this trend. John Myers explains what violence around the world means to President Barack Obama and Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke.

Government Sues School District On Behalf Of Muslim Teacher

A Federal court will likely determine how far employers must go to accommodate the religious practices of their staff members. 

Obama’s Administration Less Transparent In 2010, AP Reports

A recent analysis by The Associated Press (AP) reveals that President Barack Obama’s administration has not followed through on his promise to create a more transparent Federal government. 

South Dakota Law Will Require Three-Day Wait, Counseling Before Abortions

South Dakota Governor Dennis Daugaard has signed a bill that will require women to wait three days and receive counseling before having an abortion. 

Bill Aims To Protect Privacy Of 911 Callers In Tennessee

Tennessee lawmakers have introduced a bill that is intended to protect the safety and privacy of residents who call 911. 

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