“In view of the fact that God limited the intelligence of man, it seems unfair that He did not also limit his stupidity.” – Konrad Adenauer
Archive for May 9th, 2011
Let’s restore common sense to our public policy debates on energy and climate. We are constantly bombarded with information – much of it inaccurate, misleading, even deliberately so. We are frequently told we must reduce carbon emissions, support “carbon disclosure” and invest in “carbon trusts” – to prevent catastrophic global warming, global climate change or [...]
Although it has been temporarily drowned out by the discussion of Osama bin Laden, the debate over the federal-government debt ceiling continues. On Monday, Treasury Secretary Geithner sent a letter to Congress explaining that the statutory debt limit would be reached around May 16, and therefore Geithner would implement “extraordinary measures” to postpone the actual [...]
Energy: Of all the ideas the White House has floated for taking more of your money, none is more pernicious than the latest: slapping a tax on you for every mile you drive. Isn’t that what our gas tax does already? It’s not exactly a novel notion. This is the third time President Obama has [...]
The U.S. government has effectively allowed weaponry to reach cartels, and now uses the violence they helped cause as a gun control argument. The U.S. government is the top supplier of the most effective weapons in the narco-terrorist arsenal, a story that much of the U.S. media is trying hard to ignore. Fox News has [...]
Anne McLane-Kuster and Joanne Dowdell – 2008 DNC Conventions In 2008 Dowdell was asked why she would nominate Barack Obama for President during the Democratic convention. “He’s the only one with the proven judgement and leadership skills to get the job done. I’m sorry, I don’t know about you, but I don’t like paying $4 [...]
SideBear: This reminds me of my monthly meeting with my Democratic friends.