Archives for February 2012

Does America Have More Poverty than Turkey?

Does America Have More Poverty than Turkey?

Liberals like Chris Matthews mock conservatives when they point out that the left uses uber-radical Saul Alinsky’s scorched earth tactics in order to shove their statist agenda down our throats, but here is yet another case in…

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Did Media Matters Pay $850,000 to Silence IRS Whistleblower?

Did Media Matters Pay $850,000 to Silence IRS Whistleblower?

From Paul Caron:  Media Matters Paid Former Domestic Partner $850k ‘Blackmail’ Settlement After Threat to Inform IRS: Fox News, Media Matters Boss Paid Former Partner $850k ‘Blackmail’ Settlement: Media Matters chief David Brock paid a…

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Smart People Make Better Choices

Smart People Make Better Choices

I found something on Greg Mankiw‘s blog that seems to explain why so many Americans bought homes and signed mortgages they could not afford thereby causing the housing crisis: In today’s NY Times, Robert Shiller reports:…

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Is Obama’s IRS Harassing the Tea Party?

Is Obama’s IRS Harassing the Tea Party?

In a 2009 commencement address President Obama jokingly threatened to audit Arizona State University for not giving him an honorary degree on the grounds that his record was incomplete (he had been President for just two…

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Taxation, the Privilege of Being American & Class Warfare

Taxation, the Privilege of Being American & Class Warfare

The Weekly Standard via Instapundit: Tim Geithner says that because Americans are privileged to be Americans the rich should pay hire taxes: That’s  the kind of balance you need. Why is that the case? Because…

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