Retired Lt. Gen. William Boykin has decided not to speak during a prayer breakfast at the U.S. Military Academy. Islamofascists had asked West Point to rescind Boykin’s invitation. They don’t want anybody to hear what the outspoken Christian has to say.
As the housing bubble expanded in the run-up to its inevitable crash, the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee meetings became a veritable laugh fest. Scribes have been perusing transcripts from FOMC meetings up to 2006 that the Fed released in January. They have found that, as the bubble expanded, the giddiness in the meetings likewise increased.
This past Friday evening, Obama’s cleaning service cleared out a few more file cabinets. Included in the latest peculiarly timed document dump was an email chain extending to the office of Attorney General Eric Holder regarding the murder of Border Agent Brian Terry. The electronic exchange began just after midnight the day after Terry was shot.
Political Action Committees are dominating the 2012 Presidential election season with millions of dollars from wealthy donors, unions, corporations and other outside groups funding an advertising war between the candidates.
Ladies and gentlemen, Ben Crystal delivers the State of the Union address that President Barack Obama would have liked to have given as Americans mark the third anniversary of his ascent.
Apparently, Newt Gingrich never learned the Mark Twain adage: “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.” Fresh off his win in South Carolina, Newt Gingrich went into full Gingrich mode and started talking off the top of his head again. It always gets him in trouble. This time, he just flat out lied.
Mitt Romney rolled into South Carolina wearing his new title of “presumptive nominee.” Then, the Romney Express missed the curve and slammed face-first into the wall at full speed.
In 2011, financial markets were dominated by news surrounding the debt problems in the Western world, and markets saw record levels of volatility. The issues in Europe as well as in the United States are equally alarming, and the coming months will show us whether policymakers are able to stabilize the situation.
The infinite monkey theorem states that a monkey given enough time at a keyboard can randomly produce the work of William Shakespeare. Give a monkey enough time at a keyboard and whatever it produces will be closer to the work of the Bard than anything Newsweek might excrete.
The past year has been a bad one for democracy, and the Republic that once was the United States seems to live in name only. Because of the extreme abuses of power the Federal government has exercised just in the past year, the people of the Nation have been broken, discouraged and must now only be controlled.