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Congresswoman redirected scholarships to relatives, aide’s children

August 31, 2010

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Let the corruption and lies continue. She claims she didn’t know it was against the rules (let alone improper). Eddie Johnson, a nine-term Democrat from Dallas who gave her grandson and great nephews, as well as the children of her top aide, more than a dozen scholarships intended for needy students in her congressional district. None […]

Education Secretary pushed employees to attend Sharpton rally

August 31, 2010

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The official line from the White House on the Glenn Beck “Restoring Honor” rally was What rally? That position is certainly understandable from a political perspective, and probably not bad from an overall perspective, either.  The federal government shouldn’t take an inordinate amount of interest in lawful and peaceful political demonstrations in most cases, although […]

The Honor of a Great People

August 29, 2010

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Three hundred thousand people gathered in the Washington Mall on August 28, at the invitation of radio and TV host Glenn Beck, to discuss restoring the honor of the American people.  How did a great people come to lose their honor? It certainly hasn’t been lost by all of us.  Individuals, families, and communities across […]

Some liberals starting to see the truth about Keynesianism

August 29, 2010

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The Keynesian theory has fizzled, indeed — just as it did when tried in the 1930s and again in the 1970s. Government seizure of capital for redistribution makes less efficient use of the capital than the market does, for all of the obvious reasons, and a few less obvious. Among the latter, private capital works […]

VIDEO: Democrats now taking credit for something they opposed.

August 29, 2010

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John Boehner put together this video to remind people what Obama and his fellow Democrats said about the surge that led to the victory at the time George Bush ordered it, and how much (or little) they contributed to the victory that Obama will celebrate:

Obama: Iraq begins and ends with I, I, I

August 29, 2010

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Barack Obama had an opportunity to at least share a little credit for the close of combat operations in Iraq with George W. Bush, who wrote the plan for drawing down American troops in Iraq that Obama has followed to the letter, rather than go for Obama’s repeatedly promised all-out 16-month retreat plan from 2007. […]

Going down with the ship

August 29, 2010

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The SS Denial.  Or, alternately, perhaps this could be called the SS Hey It Could Be Worse!  Either way, our hearts will go on after ramming the economy into the iceberg of Obamanomics.  So far, the motto of this administration seems to be “Never let go!” as the ship slips below the surface …