Daily Archives for April 1, 2013

April 1, 2013

As the country slides into liberal fascism, conservatives are being set up as the scapegoat

TweetIt’s out in the open now.  There’s no longer any real pretense of objectivity. Each time the progressive media “report” favorably on something they characterize like this (fairly or not) — and no switch comes down to sting their hands … Continue reading

01. April 2013 by Jeff G.
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April 1, 2013

“Judge: Stockton, Calif., Can File for Bankruptcy”

TweetAnd because the city government has protected by way of state law the government union employees whom they rely on to keep them in power, one hand washes the other, and the creditors get fucked (in theory:  here, it’s the … Continue reading

01. April 2013 by Jeff G.
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April 1, 2013

“Judge to announce if Stockton will become most populous US city to enter bankruptcy”

TweetIt’s a brave new world, one in which failing localities who’ve run out of other people’s money to hand out to favored constituencies will either fail, find additional revenue streams, or rely on the federal courts to save them from … Continue reading

01. April 2013 by Jeff G.
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April 1, 2013

Congrats to Satch, 2nd-place winner at the Northeast Classic

TweetDon’t care? Skip the post. But save the commentary. Over 400 kids competed this Saturday, with many coming in from across the state and Nebraska. It was a two-hour drive to Sterling — and I was sick in bed, so … Continue reading

01. April 2013 by Jeff G.
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April 1, 2013

“Another Company Leaving Colorado”

TweetWhich, let them. The children of Colorado will all be safer without this reprehensible company’s accessories of war around, anyway. Sure, some of the kid’s parents may be out of a job as a result — which could in some … Continue reading

01. April 2013 by Jeff G.
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April 1, 2013

The Second Amendment: in memoriam

TweetBastiat: The law has placed the collective force at the disposal of the unscrupulous who wish, without risk, to exploit the person, liberty, and property of others. It has converted plunder into a right, in order to protect plunder. And … Continue reading

01. April 2013 by Jeff G.
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April 1, 2013

“Happy Easter! Maryland Democrats Ram Through Sweeping Gun Control over Holiday Weekend”

TweetFortunately for us they didn’t think to do this sooner else HBO never could have made “The Wire.” You need gun crime to make a show like that compelling, and now that the Maryland Democrats have banned gun crime and … Continue reading

01. April 2013 by Jeff G.
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April 1, 2013

“GOP: Why is Obama stalling the Keystone Pipeline longer than World War II?”

TweetSo asks Rep. Lee Terry of Nebraska, giving the Weekly Republican Party Remarks (text available at IBD, h/t Andrew Malcolm): Well, painful as it is to say, there are legitimate reasons to block the pipeline, though the eco hysteria from … Continue reading

01. April 2013 by Jeff G.
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April 1, 2013

“Obama Tax Policy Prophesied 89 Years Ago”

TweetPJM’s Scott Ott thinks the contemporary GOP leadership could learn well from Coolidge Treasury Secretary Andrew Mellon, who in 1924 wrote a book promoting the Coolidge pro-growth tax policy. Of course, this is precisely the kind of hidebound thinking one … Continue reading

01. April 2013 by Jeff G.
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April 1, 2013

April fundraiser begins today [sticky; new posts appear below; THURSDAY UPDATE; MONDAY FINAL UPDATE]

TweetMonday update: Thanks to all who contributed this month. It looks like I’m going to fall a bit short, but that’s what happens when the government raises taxes, I guess. I’m going to keep the post sticky for its final … Continue reading

01. April 2013 by Jeff G.
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