Why is the United States involved in a futile scheme to bail out the basket case economy of Greece, which despite its membership in the European Union, is a borderline third world socialist country?
According to some estimates I’ve heard the U.S. will be kicking in up to $10 billion in funding to bail out Greece via [...]
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Pre-Game Presidential Propaganda
I didn’t watch Super Bowl XLIV today. The New England Patriots (my team) weren’t playing, so I avoided Katie Couric’s pre-game back-and-forth with President Barack Obama. No doubt it provided a good look at the best that state-run media has to offer. NRB writer [...]
Thomas Sowell calls it “moral exhibitionism”: that annoying leftist habit of expressing disproportionate outrage over cooked-up “controversies.”
For those who indulge in such “self-satisfied preening,” Sowell writes, “indignation is a way of life”:
Progressives are in the business of complaining and denouncing (…) Some of the most vocal critics of the way things are being done are [...]
There are so many unintentional ironies in Professor Howard Zinn’s The People Speak that it is difficult to choose just one.
However, if you truly want to enjoy a bitter laugh, consider this exchange between Zinn and Comrade Bill Moyers as they pump up the publicity for the two-hour special on The History Channel:
Bill Moyers: Well, [...]