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Monthly Archives: April 2010

Liberals against State’s rights, except when they’re for them.

Here’s Jonah Goldberg: Linda Greenhouse, longtime Supreme Court reporter for the New York Times and currently a Yale law professor, penned an op-ed for the Times in which she emoted that Arizona has become a Nazi-esque “police state” where it is a crime to be “breathing while undocumented.” Now, I don’t want to dwell on […]

Arizona’s illegal immigration law.

Here’s George Will on Arizona’s new immigration law: It is passing strange for federal officials, including the president, to accuse Arizona of irresponsibility while the federal government is refusing to fulfill its responsibility to control the nation’s borders. Such control is an essential attribute of national sovereignty. America is the only developed nation that has […]

Earth Day Scaremonger

I’m a little behind on the Earf Day stuff, but here’s John Stossel: Every Earth Day brings out new scaremongering from silly people. This year, one scare is that BPA, a chemical in plastic, causes “obesity, breast cancer, to prostate cancer, diabetes, brain disorders, such as attention deficit, hyperactivity disorder, liver disease, ovarian disease, disease […]

The Economic Numbers – Is Obama the worst ever?

President Barack Obama is quickly approaching the half-way point of his first term and he’s already breaking a number of records. Unfortunately for him, they’re almost all bad records — and almost all tied to the poor economic situation of the country. His job approval rating is already the worst in 50 years that’s been […]

Quote of the day.

“Instead of asking, ‘What should we do about people who are poor in a rich country?’ The first question is, ‘Why is this a rich country?’ “Five hundred years ago, there weren’t rich countries in the world. There are rich countries now because part of the world is following basically libertarian rules: private property, free […]

No domestic drilling worse than domestic drilling.

Below are some very interesting points made by Univ. of California Professor Eric Smith: From 1971 to 2000, offshore facilities and pipelines were responsible for only 2 percent of the oil in U.S. waters. The bulk of it (63 percent) came from natural seepage, and 22 percent came from municipal and industrial runoff. Worldwide, natural […]