Daily Archives: July 2nd, 2011 «

 

Presenting the Nanny of the Month for June, 2011

Posted by: Phineas on July 2, 2011 at 2:01 pm » 8 Comments

**Posted by Phineas This is one case where I was ahead of the good folks at Reason.TV. The Nanny of the Month award-winner for June is the Montgomery County, MD, bureaucrat who fined children $500 for running a lemonade stand without a permit: I covered the story a couple of weeks ago, but now, having […]

 

Andrew Klavan tackles one of the great mysteries of our age

Posted by: Phineas on July 2, 2011 at 1:01 pm » Comments Off

**Posted by Phineas Today’s Klavan on the Culture deals with something that has puzzled the Wise for nearly a century: just why do African Americans vote for Democrats in such huge numbers?? Ya got me. Maybe Andrew can explain it. RELATED: An excellent book on the Democratic Party and race. (Crossposted at Public Secrets)

 

Babs Boxer earns three Pinocchios over balanced budget lies

Posted by: ST on July 2, 2011 at 10:23 am » 3 Comments

In my opinion, this qualifies as one of those “pants on fire” lies, but three Pinocchios will do just fine.  Here’s the debunked quote: “I think we ought to go back to the people and the party that was the only party and the only people to balance the budget in 40 years. I hate […]

 

NYT

Posted by: ST on July 2, 2011 at 9:50 am » Comments Off

6th Circuit: Court Overturns Michigan Affirmative-Action Ban

 

Politico

Posted by: ST on July 2, 2011 at 9:46 am » Comments Off

Giffords News: Mark Kelly: I’m not running for office

 

The Hill

Posted by: ST on July 2, 2011 at 9:44 am » Comments Off

EconoDunce: Obama: We can’t afford to keep every tax break

 

Reuters

Posted by: ST on July 2, 2011 at 9:42 am » Comments Off

2012 Watch: Herman Cain’s top Iowa staff resigns

 

LAT

Posted by: ST on July 2, 2011 at 9:42 am » Comments Off

It’s Over: Maria Shriver files for divorce