Monthly Archives: March 2012 «

 

A Kinsleyan gaffe is where a politician accidentally tells the truth

Posted by: Phineas on March 29, 2012 at 8:45 pm » 9 Comments

**Posted by Phineas And Joe Biden, bless his heart, just did it again. He admits the administration’s goal is a global minimum tax. Now why would the Obama administration want this? Simple. With a minimum tax, revenue-greedy governments would not have to fear tax competition from jurisdictions with lower rates, thus eliminating any pressure for […]

 

#Trayvon fallout: If “racial profiling” is so wrong, why do liberals tolerate @RevJJackson?

Posted by: ST on March 29, 2012 at 7:38 pm » 9 Comments

Rev. Jackson in 1993: “There is nothing more painful to me … than to walk down the street and hear footsteps and start thinking about robbery, then look around and see somebody white and feel relieved.” He’s the most prominent black “leader” to engage in racial profiling, but he’s not the only one. Columnist Walter […]

 

T’graph

Posted by: ST on March 29, 2012 at 4:36 pm » Comments Off

Crime: Parents of murdered British students criticise Barack Obama

 

NYT

Posted by: ST on March 29, 2012 at 4:35 pm » Comments Off

Sigh: Skittles Sales Up After Trayvon Martin Shooting

 

WaPo

Posted by: ST on March 29, 2012 at 4:34 pm » Comments Off

Moving On: Limbaugh sees heat over comments turn down to a simmer

 

Sarah Palin

Posted by: ST on March 29, 2012 at 4:34 pm » Comments Off

WI Union: As Goes Wisconsin, so Goes America; Support Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch

 

The Hill

Posted by: ST on March 29, 2012 at 4:33 pm » Comments Off

Fail: 0-414 vote: House clobbers budget proposal based on Obama’s 2013 plan

 

Governor Nikki Haley facing indictment?

Posted by: Phineas on March 29, 2012 at 3:16 pm » 24 Comments

**Posted by Phineas There’s some disturbing news out of South Carolina today: rumors that Governor Nikki Haley, considered a rising star in the Republican Party and a possible vice-presidential nominee, may be facing indictment for tax fraud charges: A highly ranked federal official has also privately confirmed rumblings of an investigation and possible indictment of […]

 

Teachable Moment: @RepBobbyRush, other legislators, wear #Trayvon hoodies

Posted by: ST on March 28, 2012 at 7:51 pm » 31 Comments

No, this isn’t a nightmare. It’s reality – and it happened this morning (via): On the floor of the House this morning, Rep. Bobby Rush’s effort to call attention to the death of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin turned into a contest of wills between the Illinois Democrat and the presiding officer because Rush donned a hoodie while speaking. […]

 

Attention! The US Economy closes for business in 2027! Please make your final selections…

Posted by: Phineas on March 28, 2012 at 1:49 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas In this latest installment of Firewall, Bill Whittle highlights an amazing exchange between Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) and the tax-cheating nitwit who runs our Treasury Department, Timothy Geithner. In it, Ryan points out that spiraling debt means the US economy according to the administration’s own numbers will cease to operate around 2027. […]