The Conservative Political Action Conference in DC wrapped up today. I tromped down there Friday and got a few photos. There were heaps of books on Sarah Palin and several organizations touting her political future. Joe the Plumber was there, along with lots of people who retain faith in all the nation’s recent wars and […]
Archive | February, 2009
The following lines are from Feeling Your Pain: The Explosion and Abuse of Government Power in the Clinton-Gore Years (St. Martin’s/Palgrave, 2000): Those who forget past boondoggles will be perpetually taxed for new boondoggles. The issue is not how much a politician cares but how much power he seeks. Clinton exploited and expanded the dictatorial […]
That was the opening theme of the interview today on the Brian Wilson show. Podcast is available here. I don’t know if the Lysol references will register with people below a certain age. Somebody should do a study of the collateral sanitary benefits of VCRs etc.
I will be on the Brian Wilson radio show today sometime between 5 and 6 pm. Brian is one of the funniest and most thoughtful talk show hosts in the biz. He will be broadcasting from the Conservative Political Action Conference in DC. Ron Paul will be speaking to the conference at 4 pm today. […]
This Newsweek cover from a couple weeks ago had an unconscious irony. Newsweek touted an article “Quitting the Thug Life” at the same time that they proclaimed “We Are All Socialists.” Perhaps Newsweek’s wizards are not aware that socialism quickly degenerates into nothing more than economic thuggery. But as long as the New Socialism works […]
The Obama administration proposals to nationalize banks are appalling. The Bush administration’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” TARP bailout of Wall Street was obscene. Once the feds started bankrolling the banks and other financial institutions, it was only a question of time until politicians claimed the right to control what they subsidize. It would have been […]
Though Obama thus far does not seem as bellicose as did George W. Bush, there are growing signs that his administration will continue the Washington tradition of covering up the crimes of his predecessors. The Obama administration is repeating the same arguments used by the Bush White House to justify whitewashing the illegal deletion or […]