Monday, May 28, 2012
America’s honor | Power Line: On Memorial Day 2007 the Wall Street Journal published a brilliant column by Peter Collier to mark the occasion. I don’t think we’ll read or hear anything more thoughtful or appropriate to the occasion today. Here it is:
Posted by Don at 6:31 PM
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
The Soros Summit | Washington Free Beacon: A secretive network of left-wing billionaires and their political operatives descended on the luxurious Biltmore Hotel in Miami over the weekend to discuss strategy for the coming elections.
Posted by Don at 11:12 PM
Ultimate Revenge of the Jedi? | Power Line: But as Trek taught us, revenge is a dish best served cold, and Lucas is going to let his land revert to its original zoned purpose—residential development.� But not just any residential development: low-income housing.� That should put a few foul bubbles in Marin hot tubs. (These are the folks, after all, who opted out of the BART rail transit system back in the 1970s because You Know Who rides the subway.)
Posted by Don at 10:32 AM
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Doug Ross @ Journal: Picture Story: Party of Weakness: In 1998, in an unprecedented repudiation of the wishes of numerous defense and intelligence officials, President William J. Clinton signed a waiver allowing a sophisticated Loral satellite to be launched into orbit by a Chinese rocket.
Posted by Don at 9:04 AM
Saturday, May 5, 2012
Zombie Decolonize Oakland May Day Occupy Rally: After spending the first part of May Day in downtown Oakland, which I documented in my “Occupy Oakland May Day General Strike“ report, I next moved down to Fruitvale BART at 3pm, where the day’s second big event was scheduled: the Decolonize Oakland rally, also known as the “March for Dignity and Resistance.”
Posted by Don at 7:49 AM
Friday, May 4, 2012
The Modern Survivalist |: They stole our savings. They stole our retirement funds. They taxed the life out of us. They investigated your finances if you bought a big screen TV for the world cup or send your kids to a private school. In a way they “nationalized” and ruined private health care by including every crappy social medical plan into private health care services that used to be of acceptable quality. They banned the purchase of foreign currency, pretty much froze importations even taking a Fahrenheit 451 twist when they banned the importation of books, like a poor taste Bradburian joke.
Posted by Don at 10:12 PM
Thursday, May 3, 2012
NoisyRoom.net: NBC: Obama IRS refunds ‘Illegals’ $4.2 billion for kids–in Mexico: Investigative television reporter Bob Segall of Indianapolis NBC affiliate WTHR TV Channel 13, was contacted by a long-time central Indiana tax preparer, who blew the whistle on a multi-billion dollar tax fraud about which the IRS has done nothing, according to the TV news show video segment that aired on Monday.
Posted by Don at 4:42 PM
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Doug Ross @ Journal: Don't Cry For Me, America: In the early 20th century, Argentina was one of the richest countries in the world. While Great Britain's maritime power and its far-flung empire had propelled it to a dominant position among the world's industrialized nations, only the United States challenged Argentina for the position of the world's second-most powerful economy.
Posted by Don at 8:11 PM
Obama's Bailout Success Story GM Still Delinquent On Its TARP Debt - Investors.com: The president's new campaign video narrated by actor Tom Hanks claims GM has "repaid" its loans. But in a revelation by the special inspector general monitoring the TARP bailout program, GM and GMAC together still owe the biggest share of the remaining $119 billion TARP debt.
Posted by Don at 6:32 PM