Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Happy Thanksgiving

Random Round-Up 11-24

President Obama Job Approval

Outrage or Farce: NBC News Names Ground Zero Mosque Developer ‘Person of the Year’ Of all the people in all the world, NBC chooses to honor the provocateur behind one of the most controversial projects in America. On Thanksgiving

Tom DeLay Convicted of Money Laundering

Kucinich Push for Committee Spot Foiled by Race Issues in His Own Office? A staffer who complained of race problems was placed on paid leave in May. The staffer is still getting a paycheck, and has not worked since then.

Sen. Mark Warner – More Power to Death Panels?

David Brock defends using undisclosed donors

Is Failure to Support Obama Administration's Foreign Policy Grounds to Deny Charity's Tax-Exempt Status?

The Beginning Of The Ponzi End: As Of Today, The Biggest Holder Of US Debt Is Ben Bernanke

No Surprise: Union Propped Up Illegal Immigrant to Smear Meg Whitman

Adam Savage: TSA saw my junk, missed 12" razor blades

Why They Don’t Need To ‘Touch Your Junk’ At Israeli Airports

Health Tyrants

Former Obama Advisor, Aide To NJ Dem, Arrested On Child Sex Charges

Health reform's competition-crushers

The TSA wants you to know they’re not thugs, which is why they’re confiscating your camera

The voter fraud hall of shame: Milwaukee voter fraud conviction makes ACORN’s 2010 total at least 15

Down with the Democrats: Polls Point to Rampant Voter Dissatisfaction

GOP lawmakers under pressure to decline government health plan

The TSA, the Law and Democracy: The People's Security

Obama's 2010 Loss Was Foretold!

Government By Waiver: The Breakdown Of Public Administration

At this point, Obama makes my cat look competent - Noemie Emery: Obama makes Bush look competent

Imagine a Military Board With the Power of the Very Real ObamaCare Medicare Board

Unemployment Forecast Bad News For Obama

Story of Business: when costs compete with passion

Aiming High: How Can I Amass a Fortune by the Time I Retire?

Should Academics Be "Liberated" from Tenure?

Sarah Palin, Riot Grrrl

Fed lowers economic expectations for 2011

The 2010 Congressional Healthcare Stunt

The Republican Wave Isn’t Quite Finished Yet

Oh, BrownCare

If "progressive" Democrats have their way, repealing ObamaCare may be easier..

Harry Reid rewards Labor by pushing a public safety bargaining bill that would be ruinous to local communities

Democrats Try to Crack Mystery of the Missing Voters

McConnell Dream Act Speculation Much Ado About Nothing

By my husband's boss - Thankful for Regulatory Reform

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Random Round-Up 11-23

President Obama Job Approval

Zogby: Obama Plunges to 39% as Dems Abandon Him, Too

Lowest ever: Obama job approval sinks to 39%, as even Democrats' support melts away

From his lips to God's ears - Three strikes and you’re out, Mr. Holder

Empty promises on health care will haunt Obama

Repeal It!! House Dem dares GOP on healthcare repeal

Medical Loss Ratios: A “Novel” Way For the Government to Intervene in the Health Insurance Industry

The voter fraud hall of shame: Milwaukee voter fraud conviction makes ACORN’s 2010 total at least 15

Private Citizen Subjected to Smear Campaign by Government Officials

Oritz Concedes TX-27 to Farenthold; GOP Reaches Historic 241 Seats in House

Freedom at Risk: Reflections on Politics, Liberty, and the State

Miller files vote-count lawsuit in Alaska court

Al Gore's Important Admission

Higher Taxes Won't Reduce the Deficit History shows that when Congress gets more revenue, the pols spend it..

Democrats Try to Crack Mystery of the Missing Voters

Woman who told Obama her financial fears has lost her job

Poll: Tea Party support grows; USA divided

Can the Dream Act pass the Senate in the lame duck session?

Lawmakers Warn $1.2 Billion Payout to Black Farmers Rife With Fraud

It’s Official – The FCC Will Vote to Take Over the Internet in December

Assessing the Regulatory and Administrative Burdens on America’s Small Businesses

Pay Cuts Aren’t Enough: Time to Lay Off Federal Workers. Massive redundancies, dedicated conference room schedulers, and job security that might as well be tenure plague federal agencies.

Deflating the Growth Gap Balloon

Why Conservatives Are Happier Than Liberals

America's Third War: Uncovering Border Tunnels

Fed slashes US growth forecasts

Air Leaking Out of the Green Bubble

WSJ: A Sucker's Play -- Each $1 in Higher Taxes Results in $1.17 of New Spending

Jefferson, Madison, and the Philosophical Foundations of America

The 25 Best Quotes About Liberals

I've got tons if you need a "donation" - Fat. What is it good for? Stem cells, as it turns out

Irish Debt Crisis Forces Collapse of Government

Close Tax Loopholes? Fine, but Use the Money to Lower Tax Rates

Fewer Jobs, More Immigrants

Oh really? TSA: Some gov't officials to skip airport security

My husband works with the author trying to establish an Anglosphere Institute - The Anglosphere Challenge: Why the English-Speaking Nations Will Lead the Way in the Twenty-First Century

Monday, November 22, 2010

Random Round-Up 11-22

President Obama Job Approval

Obama’s Approval Rating on Economy at All-Time Low

Not a moment too soon - Constitutional Amendment proposal to streamline legislative repeals to hit Congress soon

No sh*t, Sherlock - U.S. corn ethanol "was not a good policy"-Gore

Building the 9-11 Mosque with taxpayer money, HELL NO. Park51 Developers Apply for Federal Grant, from 9/11 Fund

Bombshell evidence may make Waters an ethics nightmare for Dems

FNC Highlights UVA Study That Shows Enforcing Immigration Laws Decreases Violent Crime

Radical Pajamas

Empowering the Jeopardized

From a fellow blogger via Instapundit - My Rebuttal to a Progressive who Admonished Me to Play Nice .... (An AWESOME Read!)

The SEC slams venture capital

How EPA Could Destroy 7.3 Million Jobs

Anticipated DREAM Votes

IPCC Official: “Climate Policy Is Redistributing The World's Wealth”

TSA Uproar: That’s The Power of Drudge

Parents Revolt in Chicago: Will Big Education Listen?

President Obama plans truce with Chamber of Commerce

The Cost of the Debt Explosion

The Culture Gap is Real: Not much attention paid to ROTC debate

Airport Security Measures Spark Unusual Passenger Reaction

Democrats’ Tax Dilemma

Few Businesses Sprout, With Even Fewer Jobs

Why Letting Tax Cuts Expire Will Hurt Small Businesspeople…Like Me!

Obamacare Regulations Drop Today

Culver OKs state pay raises

Dire messages about global warming can backfire, new study shows

Truth in Advertising The case for Nancy Pelosi..

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Random Round-Up 11-21 Weekend Edition

President Obama Job Approval

Closing the Book on Democrat Congressman Bob Etheridge

Exclusive Excerpts From New Black Panther Case Investigation Report

Consumer Risks Feared as Health Law Spurs Mergers

Public Acceptance of New TSA Procedures Has Been Exaggerated

Al Gore: Media Didn’t Do Enough on Global Warming

Our New Obamacare Masters Meet the Independent Payment Advisory Board.

Charlie Rangel Is a Symptom of a Bigger Problem

COICA: Giving the government the power to shut down dissent

In Health Care, No Free Lunch

Dick Morris: School Choice is Remedy for State Budget Deficits

ACORN’s ‘Texas for Obama’ Labor Ally Could Provide Cover to Rebuild Discredited Organization

Senate Approves $4.6 Billion for Claims by Black Farmers, American Indians

Five myths about hunger in America

Kathleen Parker Falsely Claims Alexander Hamilton Was an Illegal Immigrant

Obama's Last-Ditch Push for Immigration Amnesty

Maxine Waters' November 29 ethics trial canceled

Strangling innovation with red tape

Yet Another Anti-Putin Journalist Brutally Beaten

I always love a good "asshats" reference.

Awesome! Chris Christie tells of apology from President of Teachers Union

Congress Should Investigate Pigford Before Funding It

Chris Christie's Advice to GOP Governors Brings Down the House

Democrats to America: "Fuck you pay me"

SEIU Protests Hospital for Defending Employees’ Freedom

Senate agrees to delay huge cut in Medicare payments to doctors

NY Dems Pull Voting Machines Out Of The Trunk In State Senate Race

Senate Fails to Vote on Food-Safety Bill

Obama's Democrats in disarray over expiring tax cuts

Holder’s Sham Trial

On the anniversary of Climategate the Watermelons show their true colours

Will Roe v. Wade Sink Obamacare? Mississippi Is Set to Find Out

Dems run a'Ground'

Technology: Hard-Coded Bias In Google Search Results?

Paul Ryan’s pro-market healthcare reform

Vote For Amy

A friend has put out a call for votes. Amy Johansson is a finalist in the National Geographic photo contest and her photo is Amazing. See below.

Please follow this link to vote (rank her as high as possible - if you like it, of course).

Unsafe Journey Photo and caption by Amy Helene Johansson

A woman is riding between the railway carriages of a local train heading north from Dhaka, the Bangladesh capitol. Her luggage is tucked under the carriage in front of her. It is the month of Ramadan, a fast which culminates in Eid-ul-Fitr, a three-day celebration. Tens of thousands of people leave the city to go to their home village and celebrate with their families. Trains are packed and many who fail to get tickets before they sell out or can’t afford buying them at the black market ride on the roof of the train or, like this woman, finds a quiet spot between the carriages