Saturday, September 19, 2020

No Laffing matter: Art Laffer likes Herman Cain’s 9-9-9

I've rarely come across anything in politics which is so relatively brilliant and brilliant in its simplicity, and yet is so misunderstood by so...

Mark Steyn: Young ‘Occupiers’ share grandparents’ assumptions

Mark Steyn's perspective, as posted at the Orange Country Register. Turns out his perspective is spot on. ..My colleague Rich Lowry correctly notes that many of the beleaguered families testifying on the "We are the 99%" websites have real problems. However, the "Occupy" movement has no real solutions, except more government, more spending, more regulation, more bureaucracy, more unsustainable lethargic pseudo-university with no return on investment, more more more of what got us into this hole. Indeed, for all their youthful mien, the protesters are as mired in America's post-war moment as their grandparents: One of their demands is for a trillion dollars in "environmental restoration." Hey, why not? It's only a trillion.

Conservatives: Don’t take the bait. Take the offensive.

I've more or less made a living employing Kurt Schlichter 's right-on method and it's great.  It drives liberals batty. Mostly it's fun, because...

Charles Krauthammer: Why Did Abbas Go To The U.N.? For Land Without Peace.

Charles Krauthammer nails down some facts in his weekly column this week (September 30 2011).  This is from the NationalReview.com: ... And has repeatedly...

Rex Murphy: “The media’s love affair with a disastrous president”.

Required reading for all voters  --  and for journalists interested in truth, telling the real story, and not becoming subject to the group-think, left-wing,...

“No corporate CEO could survive such a clear history of failure.”

Here's part of an excellent accounting of President Obama's failures thus far, by Michael J. Boskin, a professor of economics at Stanford and a...

Bad luck? Bad faith? (Or just total BS?)

I simply don't recall a President of the United States that is so deceitful, so self-centered, so self-preserving, so divisive, and so hyper-political.  And...

Like an electrical prod up your arse: Chevy Volt, government, & corporate welfare bums

I'm posting this because the other day my wife and I had one of those moments where we both heard something on the radio...

The truth about Warren Buffet’s income tax increase blather

President Obama's friend and adviser (and campaign donor... huh...), Warren Buffet, touts the notion that rich people like him (who already have all the...

James Taranto tells a true story about phony stories, called Fascist Fairy Tales. It’s...

The Wall Street Journal's James Taranto is always a great read, and this latest one tells a compelling and insightful  --  and true  -- ...

Peggy Noonan at WSJ, on Obama: “…nobody loves a loser” and “he is a...

Peggy Noonan nailed it down today in her weekly column at the Wall Street Journal: "They've Lost That Lovin' Feeling" ...The secret of Mr. Obama is...

Get Ready for a 70% Marginal Tax Rate – MICHAEL J. BOSKIN at WSJ

The 2010 Congressional elections message is being totally lost on Democrats and their media in this current debt debate.  Unfortunately they will not be...

James Taranto, WSJ: “America Tunes Out”

James Taranto writes at the Wall Street Journal today: Michael Goodwin of the New York Post "listened intently" to President Obama's Monday press conference, but...