Daily Archives: July 30th, 2010 «

 

The Fix

Posted by: ST on July 30, 2010 at 8:57 pm » Comments Off

Colorado provides primary fireworks a-plenty

 

NYT

Posted by: ST on July 30, 2010 at 8:56 pm » Comments Off

U.S. Economic Growth Slowed to 2.4% Rate in 2nd Quarter

 

So, you want a value-added tax?

Posted by: Phineas on July 30, 2010 at 7:15 pm » 18 Comments

Democrats and some Republicans are floating the idea of a value-added tax to help ease the crushing deficits caused by the (Social) Democrats’ massive spending binge. Before you say “Sure, why not?”, take a look at the VAT rates that would be required over the next ten years to eliminate the deficit: Remember, that tax […]

 

Ballot Box

Posted by: ST on July 30, 2010 at 5:21 pm » Comments Off

Rep. Kilroy is latest vulnerable Dem to call for Rangel to resign

 

The Blast

Posted by: ST on July 30, 2010 at 5:20 pm » Comments Off

Anthony Weiner Flips Out On House Floor

 

The fallout from the WikiLeaks leaks

Posted by: ST on July 30, 2010 at 12:19 pm » 15 Comments

Via the UK Telegraph: The Taliban has issued a warning to Afghans whose names might appear on the leaked Afghanistan war logs as informers for the Nato-led coalition. In an interview with Channel 4 News, Zabihullah Mujahid, a Taliban spokesman, said they were studying and investigating the report, adding “If they are US spies, then […]

 

Blog Prof

Posted by: ST on July 30, 2010 at 12:06 pm » Comments Off

Robert Gibbs: Hey – I bet Rush Limbaugh doesn’t drive one of those awesome GM F-150s

 

AA-S

Posted by: ST on July 30, 2010 at 12:03 pm » Comments Off

Banks won’t take Fort Hood shooting suspect’s paychecks

 

When a campaign imitates the Hindenburg

Posted by: Phineas on July 30, 2010 at 11:11 am » 8 Comments

I linked to this yesterday, but it really deserves a post of its own. In a spectacular case of self-immolation, the campaign of Congressman Mike McMahon (D-NY) released a report detailing all the money his opponent was receiving from Jews: Mike Grimm, a G.O.P challenger for Mike McMahon’s Congressional seat, took in over $200,000 in […]

 

Ethics charges against Rangel revealed – PLUS: Pelosi claims “swamp-draining” success!

Posted by: ST on July 30, 2010 at 9:54 am » 10 Comments

Certainly looks like it, according to the NYT: WASHINGTON — In laying out 13 charges of ethical violations committed by Representative Charles B. Rangel, the House ethics committee set the stage for a rare public trial of the Democratic Congressman this fall, a potential embarrassment for the Democratic leadership during the election season. The unveiling […]