Monthly Archives: August 2011 «

 

California Dems: Let’s make sure parents provide OT, rest periods, and WC to babysitters

Posted by: ST on August 31, 2011 at 6:20 pm » 12 Comments

California state Senator Doug LaMalfa (North-Central CA.) provides further proof that the state of California is going to hell in a handbasket (via Memeorandum): How will parents react when they find out they will be expected to provide workers’ compensation benefits, rest and meal breaks and paid vacation time for…babysitters? Dinner and a movie night may […]

 

The Hill

Posted by: ST on August 31, 2011 at 5:42 pm » Comments Off

Oh My: Rep. Ryan leaves door open for VP run

 

NYT

Posted by: ST on August 31, 2011 at 5:41 pm » Comments Off

Rich Rethuglicans! The New Resentment of the Poor

 

WSJ

Posted by: ST on August 31, 2011 at 5:35 pm » Comments Off

2012 Watch: Perry Surge Has Romney Shifting Gears

 

B’berg

Posted by: ST on August 31, 2011 at 5:31 pm » Comments Off

Developing:  U.S. Files Antitrust Complaint to Block AT&T, T-Mobile Merger

 

CNS News

Posted by: ST on August 31, 2011 at 5:31 pm » Comments Off

Interesting:  Gallup: Obama’s Approval Hits All-Time Low of 41 Percent Among Women

 

The Democratic Party: the party of class and race war?

Posted by: Phineas on August 31, 2011 at 1:33 pm » 14 Comments

**Posted by Phineas I want you to look at two videos, both from Naked Emperor News (1), that illustrate the intellectual bankruptcy and political desperation of what passes for leadership in the modern Democratic Party. Not the average, working- and middle-class rank and file member who’s been a lifetime registered Democrat out of habit, but […]

 

A study in contrasts: Well-behaved schoolchildren vs. unruly union thugs

Posted by: ST on August 30, 2011 at 7:56 pm » 8 Comments

I’m a few days behind on this story, primarily because I spent the majority of my weekend monitoring and/or Tweeting about Hurricane Irene developments, but I think you’ll find it a fascinating case study in terms of the contrasts it portrays between well-behaved young children at a private school versus “gimme mine” unionistas petulantly protesting outside […]

 

Global warming causes mental illness?

Posted by: Phineas on August 30, 2011 at 1:01 pm » 7 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Is there nothing that can’t be blamed on a harmless gas that serves mainly as plant food? From the Sydney Morning Herald: RATES of mental illnesses including depression and post-traumatic stress will increase as a result of climate change, a report to be released today says. The paper, prepared for the Climate […]

 

Fox News

Posted by: ST on August 30, 2011 at 12:15 pm » Comments Off

Hmmm: VFW Accuses White House of Snubbing Annual Convention