Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Gore-Backed Car Firm Gets Large U.S. Loan - WSJ.com

Gore-Backed Car Firm Gets Large U.S. Loan - WSJ.com: "WASHINGTON -- A tiny car company backed by former Vice President Al Gore has just gotten a $529 million U.S. government loan to help build a hybrid sports car in Finland that will sell for about $89,000."

Sunday, January 24, 2010

Tesla pulls in $465 million government loan to build Model S electric sedan -- Engadget

Tesla pulls in $465 million government loan to build Model S electric sedan -- Engadget: "The Detroit News is reporting that Tesla has closed on a $465 million low-cost loans from the Energy Department to work on its next electric vehicle, the Model S sedan.The funds will apparently be used by the company to build manufacturing plants in California."

Most Union Members Now Work for Government - NYTimes.com

Most Union Members Now Work for Government - NYTimes.com: "For the first time in American history, a majority of union members are government workers rather than private-sector employees, the Bureau of Labor Statistics announced on Friday."

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Judicial Watch Announces List of Washington's "Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians" for 2009 | Judicial Watch

Judicial Watch Announces List of Washington's "Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians" for 2009 | Judicial Watch: "Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, today released its 2009 list of Washington's 'Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians.' The list, in alphabetical order, includes:"

Senator Christopher Dodd (D-CT)

Senator John Ensign (R-NV)

Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA)

Secretary of Treasury Timothy Geithner

Attorney General Eric Holder

Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL)/ Senator Roland Burris (D-IL)

President Barack Obama

New york Times Calls Kettle Black

John Edwards Admits Fathered Mistress' Child - NYTimes.com: "His personal and political fortunes changed after the tabloid newspaper National Enquirer began reporting on his affair with Hunter, a campaign videographer in 2007."

They failed to mention the NY Times did not report n Edwards' deceitful ways.

John Edwards Admits Fathered Mistress' Child - NYTimes.com

John Edwards Admits Fathered Mistress' Child - NYTimes.com: "Media reports have said Edwards is facing a federal grand jury investigation into whether he misused campaign money in an attempt to keep Hunter and word of their affair quiet"

Friday, January 15, 2010

Unions nab sweetheart health-care deal - NYPOST.com

Unions nab sweetheart health-care deal - NYPOST.com: "Big Labor got some big love from President Obama and congressional Democrats yesterday after they agreed to exempt union workers from the whopping “Cadillac tax” on high-cost health-care plans until 2018.

The sweetheart deal, hammered out behind closed doors, will save union employees at least $60 billion over the years involved, while others won't be as lucky -- they'll have to cough up almost $90 billion."

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Michael J. Boskin: Don't Like the Numbers? Change 'Em - WSJ.com

Michael J. Boskin: Don't Like the Numbers? Change 'Em - WSJ.com: "Politicians and scientists who don't like what their data show lately have simply taken to changing the numbers. They believe that their end—socialism, global climate regulation, health-care legislation, repudiating debt commitments, la gloire fran�aise—justifies throwing out even minimum standards of accuracy. It appears that no numbers are immune: not GDP, not inflation, not budget, not job or cost estimates, and certainly not temperature. A CEO or CFO issuing such massaged numbers would land in jail."

Economic Stimulus Funds Went to Climategate Scientist

Economic Stimulus Funds Went to Climategate Scientist: "Washington, DC - In the face of rising unemployment and record-breaking deficits, policy experts at the National Center for Public Policy Research are criticizing the Obama Administration for awarding a half million dollar grant from the economic stimulus package to Penn State Professor Michael Mann, a key figure in the Climategate controversy."

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Illegal To Defend Yourself in Britain?

Myleene Klass warned by police after scaring off intruders with knife - Telegraph: "Miss Klass, 31, who was alone in her house in Potters Bar, Herts, with her two-year-old daughter, Ava, called the police. When they arrived at her house they informed her that she should not have used a knife to scare off the youths because carrying an 'offensive weapon' – even in her own home – was illegal."

Friday, January 1, 2010

How Much Of This PC Are We Going To Take?

Ann Coulter : Ivana Trump Escorted Off Plane: Napolitano Declares 'The System Worked' - Townhall.com: "Since Muslims took down Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, in 1988, every attack on a commercial airliner has been committed by foreign-born Muslim men with the same hair color, eye color and skin color. Half of them have been named Mohammed.

An alien from the planet 'Not Politically Correct' would have surveyed the situation after 9/11 and said: 'You are at war with an enemy without uniforms, without morals, without a country and without a leader -- but the one advantage you have is they all look alike. ... What? ... What did I say?'"