Saturday, February 16, 2013

Data Point – Teenage Jobless Rate vs Minimum Wage increases

by Skip February 16, 2013

(H/T: AEIdeas) For years, I have been saying “where are all the traditional teen-age entry level jobs?” with the stereotypical gas station high school attendants example.  Yes, times have changed and the types of jobs of changed.  Yes, there are some teens that have hit it big in the tech field where meritocracy and innovation […]

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Maybe the start of a Revolution? Pushback against the faux “freedom” of Progressivism?

by Skip February 16, 2013

This paragraph from Tim’s post on Zero Hedge really caught my eye: There is no other culture on earth that has the capacity, like Americans currently do, to defeat centralists, defend individual liberty, and end the pursuit of total global power in this lifetime. We are the first and last line. If freedom is undone […]

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He’s Not Down For The Struggle – Obama Calls For Racist Minimum Wage

by Mike February 16, 2013

Born into white privileged ‘limousine liberal’ society, riding affirmative action through academia, adored by liberal whites as the ‘Magic Negro‘ who could assuage their white guilt, thoroughly indoctrinated with Marxism, and best buddies with the labor unions, Barack Obama has been described by some black commentators as ‘inauthentic’, ‘not down for the struggle’. Indeed, even […]

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Zero Hedge and “the machinations of a single party system”

by Tim Condon February 16, 2013

Zero Hedge is a blog that according to Wikipedia “reports on economics, Wall Street, and the financial sector.” In 2009 it exposed the practice of “flash trading” by Goldman Sachs’ to gain what were said to be unfair profits. In 2012 Zero Hedge had almost 2 million readers a month, a number that is apparently growing. Today an […]

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Your American Mainstream Media at Work….

by Tim Condon February 16, 2013

(hat tip to Glenn Reynolds at Instapundit)

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What Ever Happened to The Inductive Method?

by Steve MacDonald February 16, 2013

Another great video on education destined to make the public school union folks bleed out their eyes.  Here’s the blurb from PJTV and Next Generation TV. Victor Davis Hanson joins Col. Allen B. West to discuss our modern system of education. In the zero sum game of educating our children, Dr. Hanson asks, who is […]

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Mi stai prendendo in giro?

by Susan Olsen February 16, 2013

“This is something I’ve struggled with throughout my presidency,” said Obama. “The problem is that I’m the president of the United States, I’m not the emperor of the United States. My job is to execute laws that are passed.”    

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Semper Fi! A Marine Stands Up In Massachusetts

by Mike February 16, 2013

We like to keep an eye on the rare conservative outbreaks in the People’s Republic of Massachusetts, and this one is worthy of your attention. Sean Bielat is the real deal, and has run a good race for congress the last couple of cycles, coming close to taking Barney Frank’s seat (bad visual), and almost […]

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A Little Free Market Frivolity: Capitalism by Oingo Boingo

by Scott Morales February 16, 2013

There’s nothing wrong with capitalism There’s nothing wrong with free enterprise Don’t try to make me feel guilty I’m so tired of hearing you cry There’s nothing wrong with making some profit If you ask, I’ll say it’s just fine There’s nothing wrong with wanting to live nice So tired of hearing you whine About […]

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Who Is Ben Carson?

by Rick Olson February 16, 2013

 “Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex… It takes a touch of genius – and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction.” —E. F. Schumacher  Who is this guy? Who is this man who had the cahones to show up at the National Prayer Breakfast and put the smack-down on political correctness, […]

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That Pesky Second Amendment

by Rick Olson February 16, 2013

“A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed.” —Second Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America, adopted on December 15, 1791 In a world where liberals view the constitution as a, “living document”, whereby the […]

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