Archive for January 2012
now that Treasury has increased the anticipated loss from the auto industry bailouts ( for which read labor unions) to $23.77 billion.
That’s how much each of us owes on the national debt. Read the whole article. It’s depressing, but it’s the truth.
I always assumed somebody thought it would be useful to have a phone you could travel with, but who knew anyone was trialing a car phone in 1920?
After whining that he isn’t the food-stamp president when Newt Gingrich tagged him as such, he said in his interview with Diane Sawyer that he didn’t give out food stamps and it was (that evil, nasty) George W. Bush who made more people eligible for them. But now we find that His Oneness is offering $75,000 grants for those devising creative methods to sign more people up for food stamps.
This shouldn’t surprise anyone. If enough people are dependent upon your government for survival, and convinced they owe you their votes because of it, you get re-elected. Remember all the Iraqis who showed their ration cards to the camera as they went in to cast their ballots for Saddam Hussein? Would there be any difference?
This is what liberal journalists believe. How do I know David Rothkopf is liberal? Because he omits any mention of the crony capitalism His Oneness likes, or of the corrupt form which uses the forced dues of government employees to enrich the unions which support Democrats to form and maintain a viscous circle. He believes that business has too much power, and even acknowledges that business has acquired power from government, but he thinks the solution is for government to take back that power. How typical of the progressive mind!
The solution is to reduce the power of government so that it has less to bestow on business. The power of the people in the marketplace works then, which is why liberals and progressives work so tirelessly to expand government. They hate capitalism which they can’t control, and if they do control it, it isn’t capitalism.
By the way, I just went to Wikipedia to look up Mr. Rothkopf, and sure enough, the author went to the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Liberal to the max…
Mark Levin has a wonderful new rule — ” every millionaire and billionaire who says they don’t pay enough in taxes should pay a tax rate of 75%.”
That would shut up Warren Buffet and George Soros and Michael Moore and the hypocrites like them.