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Naked Fascism: The real story behind the liberal “defenses” of #Obamacare

Posted by: ST on November 1, 2013 at 3:32 pm » 5 Comments

Since I wrote my piece detailing how “progressive activist” and Obama tool Sally Kohn lectured millions of Americans who have lost their health insurance plans as a result of Obamacare that it was a “good thing” that was happening, I’ve noticed a similar theme/excuse-making from other liberals on the same issue.   As a refresher, […]

 

Obama tool @SallyKohn: Losing your current health insurance plan is a good thing, rube

Posted by: ST on October 30, 2013 at 11:41 am » 7 Comments

There are Useful Idiots, fools, and then there are absolute tools -and “progressive activist” Sally Kohn manages to roll all three into one with this apologetic, lecture-y piece on Obamacare: (CNN) – Conservatives are expressing shock and outrage that the Obama administration knew that many people in the individual insurance market would not be able to […]

 

The potential threat to liberty in driverless cars

Posted by: Phineas on September 3, 2013 at 1:01 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Yesterday, I wrote about the European Union proposal to mandate speed governors on all cars, which would be automated to force a driver to slow down, should he exceed the legal speed limit. As an aside, I mentioned the trend toward driverless cars and the potential for state control of those.  (And hacking, let’s […]

 

European Union to put speed limiters on all cars?

Posted by: Phineas on September 2, 2013 at 2:35 pm » 3 Comments

The world’s biggest nanny-state has decided that too many people are dying on Europe’s highways. Rather than leave that problem up to the member nations, the Euro-mandarins in Brussels have proposed to put speed-limiters, some of them satellite-controlled, on all cars. Go too fast, and Nanny puts on the brakes: Under the proposals new cars would be […]

 

Socialist French government finds there really is such a thing as being “overtaxed”

Posted by: ST on August 24, 2013 at 11:20 am » 7 Comments

Via the UK Telegraph comes a report that France’s Socialist government, famous for burdening their “rich” with extraordinarily high taxs, have come to the conclusion that they can’t tax their people (the rich and middle class) anymore without bleeding them dry (via Memeorandum) : France’s Socialist government has admitted that the country cannot cope with any […]

 

On Detroit, bankruptcy, and President Obama

Posted by: ST on July 18, 2013 at 7:12 pm » 7 Comments

An October 2012 tweet from our celebrity President: Obama: “I wasn't going to let Detroit go bankrupt. Or Toledo go bankrupt. Or Lordstown go bankrupt. I bet on American workers.” — Barack Obama (@BarackObama) October 26, 2012 The story on what happened today, via Fox News: Detroit filed for the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. […]

 

Great moments in bureaucratic stupidity: requiring a disaster plan for a magician’s rabbit

Posted by: Phineas on June 30, 2013 at 1:50 pm » 10 Comments

**Posted by Phineas And yet the bureaucracy wonders why we laugh and point at them. Magician Marty Hahne received a letter from the US Department of Agriculture ordering him to submit a disaster plan for the rabbit he uses in his act: My USDA rabbit license requirement has taken another ridiculous twist. I just received an 8 […]

 

“Bare-bones” employer health insurance plans coming thanks to #ObamaCare

Posted by: ST on May 20, 2013 at 7:46 pm » 7 Comments

The Wall Street Journal reports on what National Review Online’s Veronique de Rugy calls one more in the law of “unintended consequences” to the implementation of our President’s “signature law” – ObamaCare (via Memeorandum -bolded emphasis added by me): Employers are increasingly recognizing they may be able to avoid certain penalties under the federal health law by offering […]

 

3D printed guns scare progressives, so of course they want to ban them

Posted by: Phineas on May 7, 2013 at 1:01 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Because the future is frightening. First, a BBC news video to show you what the fuss is all about: The Telegraph describes it thus: Instructions for making The Liberator, a plastic handgun that could escape detection by conventional airport security, were today made freely available to download from the internet by anti-government […]

 

NYC Mayor @MikeBloomberg gets taste of his own medicine, but no pizza UPDATE: Sadly, it’s just satire.

Posted by: Phineas on May 2, 2013 at 5:02 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas I love it! New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg was denied a second slice of pizza today at an Italian eatery in Brooklyn. The owners of Collegno’s Pizzeria say they refused to serve him more than one piece to protest Bloomberg’s proposed soda ban,which would limit the portions of soda sold in the […]