Why They’re Wild About Palin – Coop’s Corner – CBS News

October 2, 2009 9:11 PM
Why They’re Wild About Palin
 Posted by Charles Cooper
Ever since John McCain catapulted Sarah McCain onto the national stage in the summer of 2008, I’ve watched my lefty friends here in San Francisco threaten to jump off the Golden Gate Bridge if the former Alaska Governor ever became president.
Their standard refrain: “She’s […]

Palin’s Revenge: Who’s Laughing Now? – American Thinker

October 02, 2009
Palin’s Revenge: Who’s Laughing Now?
By C. Edmund Wright
Now correct me if I am wrong, but didn’t I hear the Jurassic media bury the career of Sarah Palin just last July?  And weren’t they joined in this mockery by the so-called conservative elites like David Brooks and Karl Rove and Joe Scarborough and so […]

Don’t Blame Voters for California’s Budget Woes – WSJ.com

Don’t Blame Voters for California’s Budget Woes
Big spending pols falsely claim citizen ballot initiatives have tied their hands.
By SHIKHA DALMIA, ADRIAN MOORE AND ADAM B. SUMMERS
With the Golden State still struggling to balance its books, politicians from both sides of the aisle have come up with a nifty way to avoid responsibility for the mess: […]

Health care overhaul could raise Medicare Rx cost – AP

In this photo taken Sept. 30, 2009, Chicago businessman Stewart Grill, 75, poses in his downtown condominium. The congressional plans for health care overhaul could mean a major restructuring of Medicare. What many seniors want to know, including Grill, is this: Can lawmakers pull this off without reducing benefits? (AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)
 
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Obama’s Olympic failure will only add to doubts about his presidency – Times Online

October 2, 2009
Obama’s Olympic failure will only add to doubts about his presidency
Tim Reid in Washington
Barack Obama fails to make the case for Chicago to the IOC in Copenhagen
There has been a growing narrative taking hold about Barack Obama’s presidency in recent weeks: that he is loved by many, but feared by none; that he […]

Chart of the day, hours-worked edition Felix Salmon

October 2nd, 2009
Chart of the day, hours-worked edition
Jake is on fire with employment charts this morning in the wake of the atrocious payrolls report. This one in particular is new to me, and extremely sobering:
Even at the worst points of the worst recessions of the 1970s and 1980s, never has the number of hours worked […]

Megyn Kelly – The Truth About A.C.O.R.N. – Interview With Wade Rathke – VIDEO

Megyn Kelly – The Truth About ACORN.Exclusive Interview With Wade Rathke

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Greta The Best Of The Rest – Rush Limbaugh Rants Obama – VIDEO

Greta – Rush Limbaugh: No gold metal for Obama. Not to Chicago Olympics

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U.S. Job Losses May Be Even Larger as Labor’s Model Breaks Down – Bloomberg.com

Updated:  New York, Oct 02 14:45 
U.S. Job Losses May Be Even Larger as Labor’s Model Breaks Down
By Carlos Torres
Oct. 2 (Bloomberg) — The U.S. economic slump earlier this year was so severe it short-circuited the government’s model for calculating payrolls, raising the risk that today’s jobs report may be too optimistic.
About 824,000 more jobs may be […]

Rio wins right to host the 2016 Olympics

Rio fans celebrate after their city made it through another round for the nomination of host city for the 2016 Olympics at the Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro, Friday, Oct. 2, 2009. Rio de Janeiro, represented in Copenhagen by President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva , delivered a passionate appeal for South America to […]