Why Are We Bailing Out Socialist Greece?


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 [...]

LAST CALL for Sunday, Feb. 7


A DAILY WRAP-UP OF SOME OF MY FAVORITE STORIES OF THE DAY
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 [...]

Moral exhibitionism: Media Matters’ in-house flasher


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 [...]

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“The People” Speak? Try “Howard Zinn, The Hypocrite Speaks” On Bill Moyers Journal


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, [...]

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