Daily Archives for December 3, 2012

December 3, 2012

Bob Costas’ anti-gun rant, the fallout

TweetFirst, here’s the video if you haven’t yet seen it: Now, here’s what Costas’ spokesman had to say about the criticism Costas received for his bleating douchery, Costas himself apparently being too busy washing the gray out of his hair … Continue reading

03. December 2012 by Jeff G.
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December 3, 2012

The face of a “White Hispanic” “racist” committed to denying a poor black youth his Skittles and Tea

Tweet The defense rests. And certain Florida prosecutors and cowardly politicians should resign in shame.  But they won’t, of course.  Because we live in Scapegoat America.  And Scapegoat America has a homestyle recipe:  Pick your villain, freeze him, and then … Continue reading

03. December 2012 by Jeff G.
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December 3, 2012

“The Deepest Source of Our Troubles”

TweetPaul Rahe on Romney’s failures and the changing electorate. It’s a long article and well worth the read, but let me highlight a few points.  First, as Rahe writes: Lest I bore you and fail to provoke sound and fury, … Continue reading

03. December 2012 by Jeff G.
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December 3, 2012

“The Most Dangerous Turn in Syria”

TweetIn from the Cold: The conflict in Syria appears poised to take an ominous–and even more deadly–turn. In recent days, there have been several developments, suggesting that the on-going civil way may soon cross one of the feared “red lines,” … Continue reading

03. December 2012 by Jeff G.
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December 3, 2012

“Why Don’t People Get It About Jefferson and Slavery?”

TweetSo asks David Post, writing at Volokh, in a thoughtful piece that takes to task Paul Finkelman’s insipid and historically inaccurate revisionist reimagining of Thomas Jefferson, which the NYT Op-ed page titles “The Monster of Monticello”. Writes Post: The founding … Continue reading

03. December 2012 by Jeff G.
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December 3, 2012

“Group to Sue EPA to Force Backdoor Cap-and-Trade, Raise Fuel Prices”

TweetRebekah Rast, ALG: Apparently, gas isn’t expensive enough yet-at least for one environmental interest group that is now suing the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to force the creation of Cap-and-Trade. The Institute for Policy Integrity at the New York … Continue reading

03. December 2012 by Jeff G.
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December 3, 2012

“When Work Is Punished: The Tragedy Of America’s Welfare State”

TweetBeen meaning to post this here but never got around to it until now.  Forgive me if you’ve already seen it, pored over it, and thrown up a little in your mouths because of it.  Zerohedge: Exactly two years ago, … Continue reading

03. December 2012 by Jeff G.
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December 3, 2012

The Chicago Way: Insurance companies to pay protection fee for privilege of selling insurance in ObamaCare exchanges [Darleen Click]

TweetNice business ya got dere, too bad if anything were to happen to it … WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said Friday that it would charge insurance companies for the privilege of selling health insurance to millions of Americans in … Continue reading

03. December 2012 by Darleen
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