Tag: Big Government

Your Health Insurance, But Not Your Choice

Your Health Insurance, But Not Your Choice

| July 12, 2009 | 3 Replies

Melissa Clouther, who knows a thing or three about health care, has some sage words of advice: There is one thing you should know, yea two things that should make your decision: One, we simply cannot afford government-run health care. Period. That idea should be the foundation of any plan you see. If a plan […]

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Two Great Articles by Two Fine Writers

Two Great Articles by Two Fine Writers

| July 8, 2009 | 1 Reply

Here are a couple great quotes from what’s turning out to be a banner day for a blogger looking for good stuff to link. First up, David Harsanyi, on being dressed down by professional panic-monger Ray LaHood: In his best Illinois tough-guy form, LaHood was in the middle of grandstanding about the need for new […]

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Yet Another Reason to Hate Cap-and-Trade

Yet Another Reason to Hate Cap-and-Trade

| July 8, 2009 | 22 Replies

My post today at the American Issues Project deals with a rumor I’ve seen making the e-mail and blogging rounds. It says that if you own a home and want to sell it, the Democrats’ cap-and-trade bill would require you to have your house inspected to make sure it meets a certain energy-efficiency target and, […]

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Joe Biden’s Wacky, Mixed-Up Economic Stimulus Fantasy Land

Joe Biden’s Wacky, Mixed-Up Economic Stimulus Fantasy Land

| July 5, 2009 | 2 Replies

If I were inclined to pity the President at all, it would be because he has to live every day with the knowledge that he can’t detain Joe Biden at Guantanamo Bay, far from any television cameras. But I can’t pity him all that much when he lets the Gaffer-in-Chief sit down for a lengthy […]

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He Wasn’t Admitted for Repetitive Truth-Telling Disorder, Either.

He Wasn’t Admitted for Repetitive Truth-Telling Disorder, Either.

| July 1, 2009 | 2 Replies

I hope Henry Waxman is feeling better very soon. WASHINGTON (AP) — A powerful House committee chairman with a central role in President Barack Obama’s global warming and health care legislation has been hospitalized. Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., was not feeling well Tuesday and was admitted to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles for “routine […]

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Cap and Trade Hope on the AIP Blog

Cap and Trade Hope on the AIP Blog

| July 1, 2009 | Reply

My new post is up at AIP. Wednesday is usually an energy/climate change day for me there, which is good because I’m getting a ton of mileage out of the Democrats’ cap-and-trade bill. Watching the horse-trading going on is like watching a piranha tank after you’ve thrown in a shank of lamb. As always, I’d […]

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Ah…Who Needs Tough Questions Anyhow?

Ah…Who Needs Tough Questions Anyhow?

| June 30, 2009 | Reply

And after George Snuffleupagus and David Axelrod spent a few minutes on national television marvelling over the betrayal of Warren Buffet, et. al., they made out for several minutes. I guess Snuffy could have actually done an objective interview and pinned Axelrod down on a couple points, but that’s not really ABC’s bag lately.

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Goodbye and Thanks for all the Polar Bears

Goodbye and Thanks for all the Polar Bears

| June 28, 2009 | Reply

You know the old saying, “If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em”? Well, the Cult of Global Warming has a new spin on the old saw. “If you can’t beat ‘em, deny they even exist”. Over the coming days a curiously revealing event will be taking place in Copenhagen. Top of the agenda at a […]

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It’s Like the Stimulus Bill, Only with 50 Percent More Arrogance!

It’s Like the Stimulus Bill, Only with 50 Percent More Arrogance!

| June 28, 2009 | Reply

How bad was the Democratic cap-and-trade bill passed by the House on Friday evening? It’s hard to say for sure, since it wasn’t actually finished when the Dems, assisted by eight gullible Republicans, voted for it. Through a series of parliamentary inquiries, the Republicans learned that the 300-plus page managers’ amendment, added to the bill […]

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Democrats Don’t Need to Read the Bill, They Know What They’re Getting

Democrats Don’t Need to Read the Bill, They Know What They’re Getting

| June 26, 2009 | 2 Replies

Back in February, the Democrats rammed the Stimulus Bill through Congress, moving so quickly that they voted on the bill before anyone could even read the final version. Today, they’re at it again. Like last time, this bill is their cap and trade program which we know will kill jobs and cost you a lot […]

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