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RINO OF THE WEEK REPORT

“Remember that a government big enough to give you everything you want is also big enough to take away everything you have.” ~Barry Goldwater The RINO of the week is six term House Representative Alida Millham.  This week features a Republican whose voting record shows consistent patronage to social statism, advocacy of nanny-state meddling in …

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The (other) Picture of The Day

New Hampshire may have a chart just like this one, so with any luck someone will be kind enough to provide it. Until then this shows us what Ohio Education Association Union Employees make compared to the other suckers who “also pay taxes.” A theme repeated in every state most likley. Data is supposed to be from the US Dept of Labor.

#1 Semi-Occasional Quote: We are our own fiscal disease….

The excellent Kevin Williamson, from "Travails, Chinese and American" in the pages of National Review Online, March 7, 2011. Notes Williamson (picture on right): "Our worst problem is that democratic governments lack the kind of robust fiscal controls that prevent the political class from pillaging the productive economy to feather the nests of its own members …

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Century after century, kingdom upon kingdom, historical travesty upon historical travesty….

Bill Whittle explains in the video essay below (H/T to InstaPundit) why people who aspire to run the lives of others should be kept from even the tiniest shred of power. Not because they are dangerously smart and cunning, but because they are extraordinarily STUPID. And invariably vicious, too.  From Lenin, to Stalin, to Hitler, to …

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Going After Boxer

Here is a recent Carly Fiorina Ad putting boxer in the proper ruling class context–that she has used government to make herself into a millionaire while her own constituents are made to suffer from her failure to lead. And that is really what it comes down to. Since early 2009 the left has tried to …

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Read This Now

No, not my latest essay.  I’m not that arrogant.  I’m referring to (This!) by Angelo M. Codevilla at the American Spectator.  Every one should read it.  Everyone.   Here’s the opening and I will leave you to trust me or not. As over-leveraged investment houses began to fail in September 2008, the leaders of the Republican …

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