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Monthly Archives: December 2009

We’re All “Rich” Now.

Bob Hertbert – A Less Than Honest Policy – NYTimes.com The tax would kick in on plans exceeding $23,000 annually for family coverage and $8,500 for individuals, starting in 2013. In the first year it would affect relatively few people in the middle class. But because of the steadily rising costs of health care in [...]

iowahawk: Man, Do I Hate Holiday Travel

iowahawk: Man, Do I Hate Holiday Travel Iowahawk Special Guest Opinion by Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab Yesterday while I was lying in the burn ward getting my crotch bandages changed, I had a chance to catch the air disaster movie marathon on TCM. The lineup included “Zero Hour,” “The High and the Mighty,” “Skyjacked,” and “Airport [...]

The Pogues & Kirsty McColl – Fairytale Of New York (Xmas Song)

Uhh…Not Exactly

William M. Daley – Keep the Big Tent big – washingtonpost.com That success happened for one major reason: Democrats made inroads in geographies and constituencies that had trended Republican since the 1960s. In these two elections, a majority of independents and a sizable number of moderate Republicans joined the traditional Democratic base to sweep Democrats [...]

Hosts and Parasites

When I read news stories of the government’s (State and Fed) attempt to “create” jobs by funding public works and protecting the jobs of government workers, I have to shake my head in disbelief. Do they really thing that they (the government) have a back room full of jobs that they hand out to people? [...]

We Have Seen The Future of Leftism

Good Old Fashioned Politics

Big Hollywood » It’s A Wonderful Bill (with deep apologies to Frank Capra) ************** Scene 14: Christmas Eve, inside Bedford Falls Town Hall. Senator George Bailey confronts an angry mob of constituents protesting his vote on the new health care bill. MAN #1 Come on Bailey, you can’t hide forever! Let us in! WOMAN #1 [...]

Maybe Global Warming Will Make The Trains Run On Time?

My Way News – Eurostar train services canceled indefinitely LONDON (AP) – The only passenger rail link between Britain and the rest of Europe has been shut down indefinitely, Eurostar said Sunday, promising more travel misery for thousands of stranded passengers just before Christmas. Services have been suspended since late Friday, when a series of [...]

Uh-Oh

Shanghai Daily | Harder to buy US Treasuries IT is getting harder for governments to buy United States Treasuries because the US’s shrinking current-account gap is reducing supply of dollars overseas, a Chinese central bank official said yesterday. The comments by Zhu Min, deputy governor of the People’s Bank of China, referred to the overall [...]

Who’s Buying – Trial Lawyers Pacs Second Largest Donor To Democrats

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