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Facts about #NCed funding #NCGA Dems don’t want you to know

Posted by: ST on August 20, 2013 at 8:13 pm » 2 Comments

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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. […]

 

Perhaps the most important piece you’ll ever read on President Obama

Posted by: ST on May 15, 2013 at 10:17 am » 3 Comments

The various scandals we see the Obama administration currently immersed in were entirely predictable, as were the socialistic policies he’s advocated since his very first day in office, as was the continued state of economic stagnation our country still faces as a result of those very policies.  What’s may not be widely known – or […]

 

Corker: Watt heading Federal Housing Finance Agency = “fox guarding the hen house”

Posted by: ST on May 1, 2013 at 7:48 pm » 3 Comments

As you’ve probably already heard, in the latest example of this administration’s naked cronyism (THIS WEEK), President Obama has nominated my Congressman in Name Only – Mel Watt – to oversee the Federal Housing Finance Agency.   The nomination has already sparked controversy, and for good reasons: President Barack Obama nominated Rep. Mel Watt, D-N.C., as […]

 

Study: #BigGulp bans would likely INCREASE soda consumption, obesity

Posted by: ST on April 10, 2013 at 5:50 pm » 1 Comment

Paging Mayor Bloomberg and other elitist nanny-state types: Attempts to outlaw mega-sized sugary drinks, like New York’s controversial soda ban, could have the unintended consequence of increasing soft drink consumption and obesity, research suggests. In a study published in the April issue of PLoS One, researchers examined whether price trumps portion size when it comes to […]

 

NYT op/ed writer: Quit yer b*tchin’, and embrace the nanny state!

Posted by: ST on March 25, 2013 at 7:20 pm » 14 Comments

The writer of this opinion piece – author and Bowdoin College assistant philosophy professor Sarah Conly – is not an official member of the NYT’s editorial board, but her drool-fest over Bloomberg’s nanny-state power grabs make her a strong contender should an opening become available (bolded emphasis added by me): WHY has there been so much fuss about […]

 

NY State Supreme Court judge ices Bloomberg’s #BigGulp ban

Posted by: ST on March 11, 2013 at 5:43 pm » 6 Comments

Hooray! A state judge today stopped City Hall from banning New York City restaurants and other venues from selling large sugary drinks — a bubble-bursting defeat for Mayor Bloomberg who has made public health a cornerstone of his tenure. Before the earth-shaking ruling by New York Supreme Court Judge Milton Tingling, restaurants, movie theaters, sports […]

 

Quote of the Day on the “Chris Christie was snubbed by CPAC” controversy

Posted by: ST on February 27, 2013 at 6:35 pm » 3 Comments

In response to the dust-up and infighting amongst conservatives and Republicans over CPAC’s decision not to invite New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to their annual gathering next month, Florida-based GOP media guru Rick Wilson had the best reaction: (via @DinaFraioli) “The essential element that’s missing in the Acela corridor kerfuffle on Christie not being invited […]

 

What to look for when Nanny Bloomberg’s large soda ban goes into effect

Posted by: ST on February 25, 2013 at 10:27 am » 3 Comments

The New York Post provides a rundown- complete with a humorous graphic of Mayor Michael Bloomberg as “Mayor Poppins” – of how Nanny Bloomberg’s large soda ban, which goes into effect on March 12, will impact not just businesses and consumers: Nanny Bloomberg unleashes his ban on large sodas on March 12 — and there […]

 

Presented for your approval: Marco Rubio and Rand Paul school Barack Obama

Posted by: Phineas on February 13, 2013 at 1:01 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas So, last night was the State of the Union address. I don’t know about you, but I didn’t watch. First off, Obama’s a tedious, hackneyed speaker, and listening to him for an hour would be painful. If you did, you’re made of sterner stuff than I. Second, we know what he’s going […]