Nancy Pelosi, Profligate Spender of Your Money

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According to documents obtained under the Freedom of Information Act, during 2008-2009 House Speaker Nancy Pelosi incurred expenses of some $2.1 million for her use of Air Force jets for travel — including $101,429 for in-flight expenses such as food and alcohol. She regularly used Air Force aircraft to travel to her district at an average cost of […]

The Death of Global Warming?

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The political hysteria persists, but prominent dissenters are emerging.

Politicizing Smog – by Rich Trzupek

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The Obama administration’s new smog standards will mean higher costs for millions of Americans.

On the Brink of Disaster – by Jacob Laksin

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Obamacare – and a government takeover of health care – moves toward final passage in the Senate.

David Frum: Why Health Care Bill is Too Big a Risk – Frum Forum

I wanted to support President Obama’s health care reforms if I possibly could. The U.S. health care system costs too much, delivers too little and excludes too many. Americans pay 60 percent more per person for health care than any other nation. Yet Americans rank only 41st in life expectancy and live with the paralyzing […]

ACORN Qualifies for Funding in Senate Health Care Bill – The Weekly Standard

Senator Roland Burris is claiming credit for a provision in Harry Reid’s “manager’s amendment,” unveiled Saturday morning, that could funnel money to ACORN through the health care bill.On December 9, Burris, an Illinois Democrat, pledged that he would filibuster a health care bill without a public option. “If we have to get 60 and it […]

Kurt Loder: Avatar’s hackneyed politics – MTV Movie News

Unfortunately, whenever the action lets up and we’re returned to the piddling story, the picture slumps like a failed soufflé. It’s also heavily laced with political instruction of a most familiar sort. Cameron, who’s now 55, is a self-acknowledged aging hippie, and his boomer worldview is strictly by-the-numbers. Quaritch and Selfridge are evil Americans despoiling […]

Diana Furchtgott-Roth: The High Cost of Health Reform – RealClearMarkets

WASHINGTON-Last night, speaking about the health “reform” bill to ABC’s Charles Gibson, President Obama declared, “If we don’t pass it, here’s the guarantee….your premiums will go up, your employers are going to load up more costs on you. Potentially they’re going to drop your coverage, because they just can’t afford an increase of 25 percent, […]

Emperor Obama’s Health Bill Has No Clothes – by Dick Morris

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ObamaCare has been stripped of its most pernicious features.

Totalitarian Sentimentality – by Roger Scruton

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Why the Left is more attractive than the Right.