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  • Monthly Archives: May 2009

    Video: Private Sector Eats The Fed's Lunch

    From Reason.tv: Remember the day when President Barack Obama promised that concerned citizens would be able to track “every dime” of stimulus money online? He was talking about the official government website, Recovery.gov. Which doesn’t have any details about contracts or grants yet—and won’t until October 2009 or, more likely, … More

    Taxing Everyone to Hide Spending

    This video clip from Your World with Neil Cavuto demonstrates how President Obama’s tax hikes won’t just affect the top 5% of American wage earners. And why all the taxes? Because President Obama and Nancy Pelosi can’t stop spending tax dollars. Watch. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JW5NmivjLCU[/youtube]

    Breaking News: Obama's Own TV Station Goes Easy On Obama

    There’s strange and then there’s this. ABC’s Jake Tapper writes: It’s perfectly fine, of course, for the White House to put out its own version of events — but is it right to do so by preventing actual reporters from covering something? (Even something like a pickup basketball game). Do … More

    Another Opinion on Waxman-Markey: CEI

    The Waxman-Markey Global Warming Tax would have a devastating effect on our economy. But don’t just take our word for it. This week we’ll be sharing the opinions of other organizations who agree that Waxman-Markey will cause massive unemployment and drive energy prices up for all Americans. Today: Myron Ebell, … More

    Government Employees Never Get Voted Off The Island

    If you need another reason to not let bloated government run wild, watch this video and read this paper: …the federal civilian workforce has become an elite island of secure and highly paid workers, separated from the ocean of private-sector American workers who must compete in today’s dynamic economy. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Myo6dqSp8EE[/youtube]

    Another Opinion on Waxman-Markey: Washington Post

    The Waxman-Markey Global Warming Tax would have a devastating effect on our economy. But don’t just take our word for it. This week we’ll be sharing the opinions of other organizations who agree that Waxman-Markey will cause massive unemployment and drive energy prices up for all Americans. Today: Washington Post … More

    Cap and Trade Quote of the Day

    From the Washington Post’s Steven Pearlstein: The other thing to say about it is that it is a badly flawed piece of public policy. It is so broad in its reach and complex in its details that it would be difficult to implement even in Sweden, let alone in a … More

    Live Blogging Pelosi's Press Conference

    Seriously? The press did not ask anymore questions on the scandal of a House Speaker accusing the men and women of the CIA of lying to Congress, which has been widely refuted. So the President won’t talk about, the Speaker won’t talk about it, and we are supposed to accept … More

    Live Blogging Pelosi's Press Conference

    The Speaker is asked about what she knew and when about CIA interrogations, and also asked about CIA Director Leon Panetta’s comments. She stands behind her earlier statement, and refuses to be distracted any further. Smart move to stand behind a statement widely refuted by members of her own party … More

    Cap and Trade Bill Moves Forward on Waxman’s Artificial Timeline: High Costs Remain (Part 10 in a 10-Part Series)

    Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA) is a man of his words, sort of. He told people he wanted to get a global warming bill that capped carbon dioxide out by Memorial Day and he did: Legislation imposing the first nationwide limits on the pollution blamed for global warming advanced in the … More