May 29, 2009

The History of ACORN

Glenn Beck and FOX News present a story you must see.

ACORN, they're not quite the "community organizer" group they claim to be.

...or are they?

May 28, 2009

Toomey on Sestak Entry

Pat Toomey released a statement late yesterday welcoming a potential 2010 general election contest against Joe Sestak.

Sure, Toomey believes a primary contest on the Democrat side of the ticket - and the money they will spend - helps him in the general, that's good news for the only GOP candidate in the race at this point. But he also realizes Specter is still the front-runner, the party boss choice, and as such has an issue to relate his campaign to.

The message? The Washington insiders (i.e. elected members on both sides of the aisle) ultimately control who runs and gets money; incumbents have a significant advantage.

Specter, and his Democrat allies in Washington, defines the problem in Washington.

In a throw-out-the-bums 2010 election cycle, Toomey's message will have stickiness.

May 27, 2009

Chick...chick-a-chick ahhhhh

From the 80's classic Ferris Bueller's Day Off, the house and garage made famous by the final, glorious ride of the Ferrari, is up for sale in the northern suburbs of Chicago.


May 26, 2009

Obama Hates the Handicapped

Why else wouldn't he choose one for a Supreme Court nominee?

By choosing the first Hispanic, he also has thumbed his nose at Asians, Muslims, gays, and mutes.

Here I thought we were beyond the politics of identity.

Everything you need to know about potential Justice Sotomayor is in this clip...

You heard correct. Never mind constitutional separation of powers. The courts can now make law.

And she knows it's wrong because she's not "promoting or advocating it", you know.
wink wink

May 20, 2009

Nancy vs the CIA

A classic RNC ad.

May 16, 2009

Time for Changes in Abington

See this link for the full story.

The 81% Tax Increase

Bruce Bartlett of Forbes magazine explains that a lock box, piggy bank, or any other reserve of money simply doesn't exist to pay for Social Security and Medicare programs.
Most Americans believe that the Social Security trust fund contains a pot of money that is sitting somewhere earning interest to pay their benefits when they retire. On paper this is true; somewhere in a Treasury Department ledger there are $2.4 trillion worth of assets labeled "Social Security trust fund."

The problem is that by law 100% of these "assets" are invested in Treasury securities. Therefore, the trust fund does not have any actual resources with which to pay Social Security benefits. It's as if you wrote an IOU to yourself; no matter how large the IOU is it doesn't increase your net worth.
He doesn't even get into how TARP or other bailout debt will be paid back. But the amount of burden we've placed on our kids becomes a little clearer.

It's a whole lot more than chump change, you can believe in.

May 13, 2009

Murtha's Airport

Hard to believe this was on ABC's nightly news.

H/T NRO and Grassroots PA

May 9, 2009

Godfather Government

A good read from the Economist about how the Obama administration is high jacking the auto industry, not to save it from economic failure, but to ensure its political base gets the assets.
America’s government, keen to protect workers, is providing taxpayers’ cash to keep the lights on at both firms. But in its haste it has vilified creditors and ridden roughshod over their legitimate claims over the carmakers’ assets.
Well isn't that convenient?