Random Thoughts on the Passing Scene


Deep-thought

Instead of “spreading the wealth,” Obama has spread the poverty.

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How Canada Stemmed its Mexican Refugee Problem


The Conservative government of Canada opted for a tough approach last year to halt the surge of Mexicans entering in and then claiming refugee status. It imposed visas on visiting Mexicans. Mexicans were constituting the largest stream of refugees flowing into the country, not surprising given their desperation to escape.
A Pew Research Survey conducted last [...]

The Road to Big Government


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Why “comprehensive reform” will lead to more government and less freedom.

“International Workers’ Day” Turns to Riot in Santa Cruz, CA


What a coincidence that on May Day, the day of the international workers’ struggle, a so-called “street party” would turn violent and culminate in the destruction of $100,000 worth of private property.
The local Santa Cruz ABC affiliate deemed the affair a May Day soiree gone awry. They then went on to casually report that the [...]

Lies, damn lies and television ratings


Media Matters and the Huffington Post are crowing about the latest Nielson ratings, showing a dip in Glenn Beck’s viewership at Fox News. Media Matters thinks Beck’s weird (and now largely forgotten) hour-long interview with oddball Democrat Congressman Eric Massa in March marked a turning point, although their “logic” escapes me:
Prior to the Massa Moment, [...]

A Lifeline for New Jersey


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How a Republican governor’s austere budget may rescue the economically ailing state and establish a formula for financial recovery.

The Future of Capitalism


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Ira Stoll surveys the economic scene.

Reality-Denial Obama-Style: The SOTU Address


Anyone who managed to watch even part of Obama’s first State of the Union address tonight got a taste of just how completely out-of-touch this president really is with the American people.  While we are suffering through what can credibly be said to be the worst economic downturn since the 1930s, he spoke of how [...]

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