Tuesday, September 27, 2011

Margaret Thatcher on “the Public money”

by Skip September 27, 2011

Michael Moore and other Progressives should learn this lesson: Government’s money is not the same as Society’s money – it only becomes Government money after the Government has taken it from Society. (H/T: RedState)

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Data Point – who serves in the military?

by Skip September 27, 2011

2007 data from the Defense Department: 11% of enlisted military recruits in 2007 came from the poorest quintile. 25% came from the wealthiest quintile. 40% in the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) program come from the wealthiest neighborhoods. "low-income families are underrepresented in the military; high-income families are overrepresented: Bottom household income quintile make […]

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Notable Quote – Alexis de Tocqueville on soft despotism

by Skip September 27, 2011

It covers the surface of society with a network of small complicated rules, minute and uniform, through which the most original minds and the most energetic characters cannot penetrate, to rise above the crowd. The will of man is not shattered, but softened, bent, and guided; men are seldom forced by it to act, but […]

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Picture of the Day

by Skip September 27, 2011

Clouds over a volcano. (H/T: John D)

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Govt spending taxpayer $$ to advertise giving more $$ away – for the benefit of a private sector Medical Records Czar?

by Skip September 27, 2011

Here’s the ad (Click here to see a bigger version) from InformationWeek: Consider this a variant of "Cash for Clunkers" – without the messiness of clunkers of which to dispose.  Same deal, to an extent, as part of Obamacare is to "nudge" (there’s that Cass Sunstein reference!) medical professionals to automate their medical records.  In […]

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Have you seen AttackWatch.com on the Internet?

by Tim Condon September 27, 2011

It’s supposed to make you scared to criticize President Obama. The problem is….

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William Jasmin: Alcohol Level Was .16 When He Fell

by Rick Olson September 27, 2011

“Actually, it only takes one drink to get me loaded. Trouble is, I can’t remember if it’s the thirteenth or fourteenth.”—George Burns William Jasmin of Manchester is suing Charlie Corliss of Epsom where he suffered from injuries sustained when he fell from a tree stand on Corliss’ property, first alleged that he was, “hunting”.  Jasmin […]

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Introducing The Morgan Freeman Rule

by Steve MacDonald September 27, 2011

The Morgan Freeman Rule can be applied to anyone who speaks in opposition to the job performance of (in this case) a black man. It derives from the fact that objecting to Mr. Obama’s lack of leadership, poor policy choices, and a destructive economic agenda that requires the labor of others to pay for it (which is a form of slavery by the way) is considered racist.

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