As an apparent exercise in self-contradiction, Dennis Prager presents "Ron Paul and America's Alleged Racism"
In the Republican presidential candidates’ debate on January 7, Congressman Ron Paul said: "I’m the only one up here . . . that understands… more »
Try and reconcile these two statements coming from the same person:
I know, Obama's not just a nice guy who's in over his head. Obama has a plan. Obama's plan is based on his inherent belief that this country was immorally and illegitimately founded… more »
From "Obamas Think They're 'Owed' Lavish Lifestyle 'Because Of What's Been Done To' Them And Their 'Ancestors'" via County Fair:
Today on his radio show, Rush Limbaugh trotted out a new theory on the guiding prerogative of the Obamas. Limbaugh claimed… more »
"PolitiFact ought to be ashamed of itself."
I think this is motivated by the desire for "balance." After giving the "Lie of the Year" award to Republicans in 2009 and 2010, Politifact is probably scared they'll be labeled "liberally biased" if they did… more »
From "The Past and the Present" by Thomas Sowell:
While the televised debates are what gave Newt Gingrich's candidacy a big boost, concrete accomplishments when in office are the real test. Gingrich engineered the first Republican takeover of the H… more »
I just don't get libertarians. Witness John Stossel's latest opinion piece:
Government has no money of its own. All it does is take from some people and give to others. That may create some jobs, but only by leaving less money in the private sector… more »
The Associated Press reports that "GOP hopefuls scold Obama on 'timid' Israel support":
Republican presidential hopefuls took turns lambasting President Barack Obama's policy toward Israel on Wednesday, accusing him of being timid in the face of Ir… more »
"What does this all mean? It means the hedge fund industry is making a gigantic proportion of the profits. The top .1% is earning nearly half of the profits in the industry, through not just hedge funds, but other similar vehicles.
The finance indust… more »
"Taxing Job Creators."
I've been debating this with friends a lot, I like the idea of trying to scientifically determine the optimal top marginal tax rate. Personally I think the corporate tax rate might be more important, Exxon paying no taxes in th… more »
"Atlanta attorney Lin Wood hired to defend Cain":
Lin Wood, the Atlanta lawyer hired by Herman Cain to defend him against multiple sexual harassment accusations, is "the pit bull you have chained to a stake guarding your house."
Wood, in an… more »
"Cain gets back on the trail amid scandal" reports the Boston Globe:
There will be more from Cain on Thursday, when his tour will take him at least to Ypsilanti, Grand Rapids and Traverse City, according to tea party organizers. Tea party backers make… more »
GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann promised to significantly lower funding to social safety net programs during a speech at the Family Research Council this morning, going so far as to suggest that people who can’t work… more »
"Sexual harassment settlements: 'cost of doing business'"
GOP presidential contender Herman Cain finds himself addressing allegations of inappropriate behavior, made by two former female employees of the National Restaurant Association when he led the… more »
"Project 21's Borelli Cites Differences Between MLK Legacy and Occupy Wall Street Agenda"
This is sickening. The implied message is that King wouldn't have approved of a protest against economic injustice, which is something King fought for his whole… more »