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Monthly Archives: September 2010

Quote of the day.

“A tax cut is not a handout. It simply means government steals less.” — John Stossel

American regulation costs GDP of Italy.

According to the Small Business Administration (SBA)… [Heritage.org] Rules and restrictions imposed from Washington now cost Americans some $1.75 trillion each year. That is sharply higher that the $1.1 trillion in costs reported in 2005 in the SBA’s last such study. Some of this increase comes from identification of regulatory costs that were not included […]

Obama created the Tea Parties

Earlier this week in a CNBC town hall meeting a woman, self-described as chief financial officer for a veterans organization with — and this is key as it underscores both her economic class and the key disconnect between liberal Democrats and the rest of America — “two children in private school,” told President Obama that […]

Perpetual outrage.

Here’s Michelle Malkin: Every day is a Western flag-burning day somewhere in the Muslim world for every reason under the sun (see here here here here here and here, for starters). Koran-burning isn’t the real “provocation.” Or Mohammed cartoons. As I’ve said many times over the years, the mere existence of infidels is what provokes […]

This 9-11, a reminder of the folly of appeasement.

The “falling man” photograph is to me one of the most horrifying reminders of that dark day. What hell they must have endured that throwing themselves from 100 stories was the least agonizing option. A word about all the proposed “Koran burnings.” It’s idiotic, and in this case does accomplish drawing moderate and sensible persons […]

That “moderate” WTC Mosque Imam

Well, at least a few journalists are doing their jobs and finding previously published words of the proposed-WTC mosque backer, Imam Feisel Abdul Rauf. Here’s the WSJ: In a letter published on November 27, 1977, Mr. Rauf commented on Egyptian President Anwar Sadat’s historic trip to Israel and encouraged his fellow Muslims to “give peace […]

Paging Oliver Stone, Sean Penn, Danny Glover.

I’d be curious to see the retorts from every Hollywood Chavez loving Leftist: Venezuela, More Deadly Than Iraq, Wonders Why By SIMON ROMERO CARACAS, Venezuela — Some here joke that they might be safer if they lived in Baghdad. The numbers bear them out. In Iraq, a country with about the same population as Venezuela, […]