Recovery not as strong as previously thought – AP


The economy grew at a 2.2 percent pace in the third quarter, as the recovery got off to a weaker start than previously thought. However, all signs suggest the economy will end the year on stronger footing.The Commerce Department’s new reading on gross domestic product for the July-to-September quarter was slower than the 2.8 percent […]

From the Pen of David Horowitz: December 16, 2009


A new scholarly study by two civil rights veterans has now been introduced into this debate. Stephan and Abigail Thernstrom’s America In Black and White reconstructs the history of racial progress and conflict in the postwar era, and examines the impact of affirmative action solutions. The authors cite a statement made in 1996 by Atlanta’s [...]

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Lunch Break – Board Game Recommendation


On Friday night some of our dearest friends came over for a visit. One of them, Phil, brought a board game that he insisted we try. It’s called “Settlers of Catan” and is pictured above.
The objective of the game is to be the first to get 10 points. One earns points by building settlements, cities, [...]

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Clueless On How To Create Jobs


Fresh after rolling out his surge-and-withdraw Afghanistan strategy, President Obama held a forum at the White House to seek new ideas on how to solve the job crisis and to create jobs.   He needs them.  Everything that he has tried so far has failed.  His team of czars  and economic advisors is like the gang who could not [...]

A Spoonful of Saccharine: If You Can’t Change Reality, Mock It


Rachel Maddow took a moment from her busy, busy schedule Wednesday night to mock Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). She did so, because he said something that hits perhaps just a little too close to home for leftists like Maddow who believe in the transformative power of government to fix all our ills.
McConnell had [...]