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Entries from February 2009

Why I’m Not at CPAC

February 27th, 2009 · 6 Comments ·

Because the fascist lunatic on the left and the blithering idiot on the right are there: Mike Huckabee is there too, but I won’t bore you with a video of his endless speech. Plus Satan’s Mistress Phyllis Schlafly and her Army of Mormon Myrmidons. Until the “conservative” movement manages to get rid of idiots like […]

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The Assault on Gun Rights Begins

February 27th, 2009 · No Comments ·

You knew it was coming, but I bet you didn’t think that the left’s assault on gun rights would come as quickly and as aggressively as it has. While sensible state legislatures are considering allowing concealed carry on college campuses and expanding gun rights, the out-of-step administration and Democrats in Congress are launching an all-out […]

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More Governors Questioning Stimulus

February 25th, 2009 · No Comments ·

This week more state governors are looking skeptically at the stimulus bill and considering rejecting some of the funding because of obligations attached to it which they fear will result in budget-busting debt once the federal money runs out. Rick Perry of Texas, Bobby Jindal of Louisiana, Haley Barbour of Mississippi, Buth Otter of Idaho, […]

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Economic Crisis: How We Got Here

February 24th, 2009 · 7 Comments ·

I’ve written a lot about what a bad idea the so-called Stimulus Package and the trillions of dollars of spending which will follow it are. This has led some of those who are still lulled into complacency by the siren song of “hope and change” to complain that I’m offering complaints but no solutions. Some […]

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State Sovereignty Movement Keeps Growing

February 20th, 2009 · 25 Comments ·

As more governors declare their opposition to the Stimulus Bill — which is now estimated to include more than $1 trillion in unfunded mandates for the states above and beyond the initial $800 billion cost — more and more state legislators across the nation have been introducing bills to assert state sovereignty under the 10th […]

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An Uprising at the CME

February 19th, 2009 · 4 Comments ·

Here’s a video worth watching. At the Chicago Mercantile exchange CNBC’s rabble-rousing Rick Santelli whips up a spontaneous protest of the Obama spending plan and irrational mortgage bailouts. He lays out the absolute truth of the situation in a most politically incorrect way. A good example of why we need the fairness doctrine to shut […]

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Extremists Undermine State Sovereignty Movement

February 18th, 2009 · 8 Comments ·

There was nothing else on the radio late last night so I found myself listening to George Noory on Coast to Coast AM while driving home in the fog. I was pleasantly surprised that he was discussing the state sovereignty movement and the efforts of states to assert their rights under the 10th Amendment to […]

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State Sovereignty Update

February 17th, 2009 · 28 Comments ·

Now that most of the state legislatures are back in session, we’re starting to see some progress on the passage of state sovereignty bills. It looks like at least 22 states have bills in some stage of development. About half are in the process of being drafted, several are in committee or out for debate […]

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Are We Really All Socialists Now?

February 15th, 2009 · 10 Comments ·

This week the cover of Newsweek made the audacious claim “We Are All Socialists Now,” promoting an article which makes the argument that the United States is moving inevitably towards becoming more and more like a Eurosocialist state, even painting the unappealing picture of a future of soft and pervasive socialism combined with a continued […]

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Congress: Stupid, Arrogant and Dangerous

February 14th, 2009 · No Comments ·

As the so-called Stimulus Bill passes the House of Representatives and is sent on to the Senate, the media is making a big fuss over a new Rasmussen poll which seems to suggest an increase in acceptance for the Stimulus Bill linked to a slight increase in support for President Obama after his recent multi-state […]

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