Monthly Archives for February 2011
TweetIn response to the President’s attempt to cast state entitlement reforms as denigrating and villifying public workers and trampling on their “right” to collude as an exempt monopoly to traditional anti-trust laws, WI Governor Scott Walker points out some truths … Continue reading
TweetJonah Goldberg, back in 2009: …what really interests me is the question of what the most dangerous legacy of the Cold War really was, if it wasn’t the existence of nukes. Some might say the military-industrial complex or the national-security … Continue reading
TweetWapo: Across Ohio last week, the legislative push to restrict the union rights of government workers was greeted again and again by noisy protests. But in this state dotted with manufacturing plants and their locals, this may have been more … Continue reading
TweetPandering to the greens and the ethanol fetishists must not be paying off like it once did… (h/t Dan K)
TweetOr, as I like to call them, the 47 haters who most want to harm women, children, minorities, and the earth.
TweetNatural causes, his daughter says. Still. I’d check on Sarah Palin’s whereabouts.
TweetSurprise! Overall, the Fed’s total balance sheet has expanded from $896 billion in Aug. 2007 when its latest round of quantitative easing began, to over $2.5 trillion today, a 187 percent increase. Now, prices are following suit. After a huge … Continue reading
TweetReason’s Radley Balko finds Jonathan Chait’s sin of omission and bitch slaps him with it. Liberty. So very shadowy and right wing. **** update: So long as we’re talking about the Kochs, liberty, and individualism, see also here.
TweetThis is ironic.
TweetJames Pethokoukis, Reuters: Republicans, who control the House, want to cut $61 billion a year from discretionary programs, excluding defense and other security items, which depending on each politician’s chosen definition total $500 billion or somewhat more of the $3.5 … Continue reading