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Saturday, June 9, 2012

Missouri Education Watchdog: Can A Single District Take Down Standardized Testing?

Missouri Education Watchdog: Can A Single District Take Down Standardized Testing?







Ecclesiastes 10:2-3 A wyse mans heart is vpon his right hande, but a fooles heart vpon his left

Ecclesiastes 10:2-3 A wyse mans heart is vpon his right hande, but a fooles heart vpon his left: Ecclesiastes 10:2-3
Bishops(i) 2 A wyse mans heart is vpon his right hande, but a fooles heart vpon his left 3 A foole wyll shewe him selfe when he goeth by the way, yet thinketh he that euery man doth as foolishly as him self

Twitter / RIGHTZONE: The only thing the Obama s

Twitter / RIGHTZONE: The only thing the Obama s: The only thing the Obama stimulus package created was a down grade on American credit rating.

obama Deliberately Ignores Three Common Ground Options on Student Loans « PBN – News, Opinion, Truth & YOU!

obama Deliberately Ignores Three Common Ground Options on Student Loans « PBN – News, Opinion, Truth & YOU!:

Americans storm streets against Obamacare

Americans storm streets against Obamacare: WASHINGTON – Tens of thousands of Americans stormed as many as 164 U.S. cities in nationwide rallies against Obamacare and its contraception mandate today.


The “Stand Up for Religious Freedom” protests come as the U.S. Supreme Court is expected to make its decision this month on the constitutionality of the Obama administration’s Affordable Care Act.

SEIU and AFL-CIO Engaged In “Predatory Lending?” - AgainstCronyCapitalism.org

SEIU and AFL-CIO Engaged In “Predatory Lending?” - AgainstCronyCapitalism.org

Eric Cantor || Majority Leader || Jobs Legislation Tracker

Eric Cantor || Majority Leader || Jobs Legislation Tracker

Montgomery County police union used felons to gather signatures in ballot drive | Washington Examiner

Montgomery County police union used felons to gather signatures in ballot drive | Washington Examiner

Florida Gov. Scott says voter purge is legal, DOJ is wrong - Politics Wires - MiamiHerald.com

Florida Gov. Scott says voter purge is legal, DOJ is wrong - Politics Wires - MiamiHerald.com

Civil rights groups join battle over Florida vote purge - chicagotribune.com

Civil rights groups join battle over Florida vote purge - chicagotribune.com: Supporters of Florida's voter purge, which has been vigorously pursued under Republican Governor Rick Scott, say it is aimed at clearing voter rolls of non-citizens. But critics call it part of long-running Republican effort to deter minorities and the poor, who tend to vote Democratic, from casting ballots.


Florida, which President Barack Obama won by 2.8 percent in 2008, is expected to be a key swing state in the November 6 presidential election.

Friday, June 8, 2012

The end of historical constructivism: circularity, redundancy, indeterminacy | Monist, The | Find Articles

The end of historical constructivism: circularity, redundancy, indeterminacy | Monist, The | Find Articles

William F. Buckley, Jr. Quotes - BrainyQuote

William F. Buckley, Jr. Quotes - BrainyQuote: I won't insult your intelligence by suggesting that you really believe what you just said.
William F. Buckley, Jr.


I would like to electrocute everyone who uses the word "fair" in connection with income tax policies.
William F. Buckley, Jr.

Weasel Zippers » Blog Archive » FOX News Poll: 60% Think Obamacare Mandate Violates Individual Rights

Weasel Zippers » Blog Archive » FOX News Poll: 60% Think Obamacare Mandate Violates Individual Rights

Don Rickles Shocks Hollywood Crowd With Racial Obama Joke - The Hollywood Reporter

Don Rickles Shocks Hollywood Crowd With Racial Obama Joke - The Hollywood Reporter

GREENHUT: Unions trounced in Wisconsin, California « Watchdog News

GREENHUT: Unions trounced in Wisconsin, California « Watchdog News

What's Changed After Wisconsin - WSJ.com

What's Changed After Wisconsin - WSJ.com


Allergic to Bull: The Government Exists To Protect Our Rights

Allergic to Bull: The Government Exists To Protect Our Rights

Minnesota student banned from wearing rosary beads to school | Fox News

Minnesota student banned from wearing rosary beads to school | Fox News

Report: Lindsay Lohan Released from Hospital After Car Crash - Today's News: Our Take | TVGuide.com

Report: Lindsay Lohan Released from Hospital After Car Crash - Today's News: Our Take | TVGuide.com

The Not-So-Credible Threat of ObamaCare's Federally Run Exchanges - Hit & Run : Reason.com

The Not-So-Credible Threat of ObamaCare's Federally Run Exchanges - Hit & Run : Reason.com

Obama: "The Private Sector Is Doing Fine." - Obama Economy - Fox Nation

Obama: "The Private Sector Is Doing Fine." - Obama Economy - Fox Nation

David N. Bossie's response to 'Will jabs at Eric Cantor flop?' - The Arena | POLITICO.COM

David N. Bossie's response to 'Will jabs at Eric Cantor flop?' - The Arena | POLITICO.COM: They’ll only be successful in giving everyone a chuckle this morning because they are so ridiculous. The Republican-led House of Representatives has passed 27 job-creation bills that have gone on to die in Democrat Majority Leader Harry Reid’s Senate. While Obama waxes on about a “to-do” list, Democrats in the Senate dismiss it and point to their own priorities. Senate Democrats have not produced a budget since March 2009 and yet they and the President still try to paint the Republican Party as the roadblock.


President Obama is ultimately responsible for our awful economic conditions created by his failed liberal policies. I have an idea for Sen. Reid, since he controls the Senate: How about passing a budget sometime this decade?

The Advocate ‘Advocates’ The Bullying Of Children Online |

The Advocate ‘Advocates’ The Bullying Of Children Online |

The $4,000 Bulletproof Polo Shirt - SmartMoney.com

The $4,000 Bulletproof Polo Shirt - SmartMoney.com

Obama Caught Lying Again: He Was Member of 'New Party,' Says Kurtz

Obama Caught Lying Again: He Was Member of 'New Party,' Says Kurtz

Weasel Zippers » Blog Archive » Obama Admin Gives $445 Million To Group Run By Former ACORN Director…

Weasel Zippers » Blog Archive » Obama Admin Gives $445 Million To Group Run By Former ACORN Director…

Netroots and Breitbart Awards Collide in Providence | The Gateway Pundit

Netroots and Breitbart Awards Collide in Providence | The Gateway Pundit

Thursday, June 7, 2012

Liberals are great at pre-algebra, terrible at economics « I have the conch!

Liberals are great at pre-algebra, terrible at economics « I have the conch!

'Fringe,' 'Big Bang' get Comic-Con upgrade | Inside TV | EW.com

'Fringe,' 'Big Bang' get Comic-Con upgrade | Inside TV | EW.com: It’s that time again. Studios are starting to announce which shows are going to Comic-Con.


Warner Bros. always has a strong presence at the annual fan convention and it looks like this year is no exception. The studio just announced its list of panels, and there’s a lot of new shows making their way to San Diego.




Here’s who’s definitely having a panel next month: The Big Bang Theory, Fringe, Nikita, Person of Interest, Supernatural, The Vampire Diaries, 666 Park Avenue, Arrow, Cult, The Following, Revolution, Children's Hospital, DC Nation and MAD. Fringe and Big Bang are getting a promotion this year. They’re both moving to the convention center’s largest room, the cavernous Hall H, a location that has previously has only housed a few TV shows, such as Lost.


Expect new shows like 666 and Arrow to have screenings in addition to panels. (I’ve seen all the pilots this year and Arrow and Revolution are particularly strong. And 666? Surprisingly not bad — better than its trailer).

Exclusive: Axelrod Plays Dumb on Obama and Socialist 'New Party'

Exclusive: Axelrod Plays Dumb on Obama and Socialist 'New Party': Senior Obama campaign political strategist David Axelrod played dumb this afternoon when confronted by Breitbart News about President Barack Obama's membership in the socialist New Party in the mid-1990s.


Earlier today, author Stanley Kurtz released proof that Obama had been a member of, and sought the endorsement of, the radical group in 1996--contrary to the Obama campaign's denials.

Continue reading this at:  http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2012/06/07/Exclusive-Axelrod-Plays-Dumb-on-Obama-and-Socialist-New-Party

Greek unemployment hits 21.9 pct in March - Yahoo! Finance

Greek unemployment hits 21.9 pct in March - Yahoo! Finance

Union goons shoot up home with mother and 8-year-old daughter | The National Right to Work Committee®

Union goons shoot up home with mother and 8-year-old daughter | The National Right to Work Committee®

Chicago Style Legislative Tomfoolery and the Fair Pay Act - by Brandi Henneman- Wielgopolski

Chicago Style Legislative Tomfoolery and the Fair Pay Act - by Brandi Henneman- Wielgopolski

The national debt isn’t $15 trillion. It’s $50 trillion « The Enterprise Blog

The national debt isn’t $15 trillion. It’s $50 trillion « The Enterprise Blog

Mexican presidential election: Why the left is struggling. - CSMonitor.com

Mexican presidential election: Why the left is struggling. - CSMonitor.com

President Obama’s Plan of Massive Deficit Spending Is Destroying The US Economy–The American People Say Stop Socialism BS Now! « Pronk Palisades

President Obama’s Plan of Massive Deficit Spending Is Destroying The US Economy–The American People Say Stop Socialism BS Now! « Pronk Palisades

Amazon.com: Holocaust Denial: Bigotry in the Guise of Scholarship: Sol Littman: Books

Amazon.com: Holocaust Denial: Bigotry in the Guise of Scholarship: Sol Littman: Books

London-Based Cleric Yasser Habib Says Anal Disease Causes Homosexuality Addiction | Video | TheBlaze.com

London-Based Cleric Yasser Habib Says Anal Disease Causes Homosexuality Addiction | Video | TheBlaze.com

Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Bwa-Ha-Ha-Ha-Ha-Ha-Ha!! Leftist Loser Weeps Like a Little Baby on CNN – “Democracy Died Tonight” (Video) | The Gateway Pundit

Bwa-Ha-Ha-Ha-Ha-Ha-Ha!! Leftist Loser Weeps Like a Little Baby on CNN – “Democracy Died Tonight” (Video) | The Gateway Pundit

Did President Obama Just Make A Blowjob Joke?

Did President Obama Just Make A Blowjob Joke?

Twitter / mjbanks: There is no fate, but what

Twitter / mjbanks: There is no fate, but what: There is no fate, but what we make. Bailouts sold separately.

Obama will not extend tax cuts, W.H. says - POLITICO.com

Obama will not extend tax cuts, W.H. says - POLITICO.com

Walker 2012, it was a close one.


Bwa-Ha-Ha-Ha-Ha-Ha-Ha!! Leftist Loser Weeps Like a Little Baby on CNN – “Democracy Died Tonight” (Video) | The Gateway Pundit

Bwa-Ha-Ha-Ha-Ha-Ha-Ha!! Leftist Loser Weeps Like a Little Baby on CNN – “Democracy Died Tonight” (Video) | The Gateway Pundit

Desperate: Unstable EU Countries Consider Surrendering Sovereignty in Return For German Aid | TheBlaze.com

Desperate: Unstable EU Countries Consider Surrendering Sovereignty in Return For German Aid | TheBlaze.com

Northern Lights over Teepees - Awesome Photos

Northern Lights over Teepees - Awesome Photos

Economic growth in U.S. states slowed in 2011 | Reuters

Economic growth in U.S. states slowed in 2011 | Reuters


Rio Summit: Enviros Want $100 Billion from US for Climate Fund

Rio Summit: Enviros Want $100 Billion from US for Climate Fund

Dem-labor fallout begins in Wis. - The Hill's Ballot Box

Dem-labor fallout begins in Wis. - The Hill's Ballot Box

The Anti-Democratic Party | FrontPage Magazine

The Anti-Democratic Party | FrontPage Magazine: America’s Democratic Party lost its enthusiasm for democracy a long time ago.

Today’s gubernatorial recall vote in Wisconsin a short time after the most recent general election is just another reminder of how far the party of Thomas Jefferson and Andrew Jackson has strayed from its honorable roots. Founded as a reaction against the elitist ways of the we-know-what’s-best-for-you Federalists of the early Republic, the modern Democratic Party can’t stop telling Americans what to do.

Afghanistan: Islamic supremacists poison 97 more girls for the crime of going to school - Jihad Watch

Afghanistan: Islamic supremacists poison 97 more girls for the crime of going to school - Jihad Watch

Twitter / mjbanks: I remember the recall peti

Twitter / mjbanks: I remember the recall peti: I remember the recall petition had thousands of fictional characters on it, how'd that work out for you unions? ‪#WalkerWon

Twitter / GroverNorquist: There are 23 other states

Twitter / GroverNorquist: There are 23 other states: There are 23 other states with GOP Gov, House and Senate now able to pass Scott Walkers reforms. They know it works and is safe.

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

WALKER WINS!!!

Regulations: The Hidden Tax on Capital and Growth

Regulations: The Hidden Tax on Capital and Growth

Issa: Docs show senior Justice officials approved gunrunning | The Daily Caller

Issa: Docs show senior Justice officials approved gunrunning | The Daily Caller

Romney's Anti-Cronyism Theme Catching Fire

Romney's Anti-Cronyism Theme Catching Fire: Romney’s anti-cronyism theme has Team Obama rattled because it manages to communicate three powerful themes wrapped up in one simple message: 1) free markets create jobs 2) government favoritism of businesses disrupts free markets and hurts jobs 3) Obama’s acts of crony capitalism prove he doesn’t understand how the economy works and that he’s responsible for killing jobs.

CBO: Federal debt to double in 15 years - Washington Times

CBO: Federal debt to double in 15 years - Washington Times

The federal government is staring at a disastrous fiscal picture with debt approaching 200 percent of GDP within two decades if Congress doesn’t change course on spending and taxes, according to the latest analysis by the Congressional Budget Office released Tuesday. 

 Continue reading this article at: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/jun/5/cbo-federal-debt-double-15-years/


DOOM!: Endgame

DOOM!: Endgame

In case you're unclear on what's at stake both today in Wisconsin and again in November, Jimmy P. provides a chart from CBO that sums it up nicely:

That red arrow is where the CBO's forecasting model breaks because it can't handle a 250% debt to GDP ratio.
The blue social model has failed both here and abroad, and we are now in a race to kill it before it kills us.

Students of democracy from Alexis de Tocqueville to Mancur Olson have pointed out that the greatest threat to self-government comes from the tendency of democracies to become barnacled with special interests that vote themselves more benefits than society can afford. This is the crisis of the modern entitlement state, which is unfolding from California to Illinois, Greece, Italy and even Washington. Wisconsin is a critical test of whether democracies can reform before the crisis becomes debilitating.
The ball's in your court, Cheeseheads.

Creepy… Democrats Hold Massive ‘Omming’ Séance at Wisconsin Capitol (Video) | The Gateway Pundit

Creepy… Democrats Hold Massive ‘Omming’ Séance at Wisconsin Capitol (Video) | The Gateway Pundit

Althouse: "We're sending this mailing to you and your neighbors to publicize who does and does not vote."

Althouse: "We're sending this mailing to you and your neighbors to publicize who does and does not vote.": I obscured names and addresses, but be assured, this was a list of real names and addresses of people who live near me, with the information about whether they voted in the last 2 elections. This is an effort to shame and pressure people about voting, and it is truly despicable. Your vote is private, you have a right not to vote, and anyone who tries to shame and an harass you about it is violating your privacy, and the assumption that I will become active in shaming and pressuring my neighbors is repugnant.


Not voting is a valid choice. If you don't have a preference in the election, don't vote. If you think no one deserves your vote, don't vote.






This may be the most disgusting thing I have ever received in the mail.

Biden Spends $1 Million Annually for Weekend Trips

Biden Spends $1 Million Annually for Weekend Trips

Company Vows Mars Colony by 2023, Funded by Reality Show | NBC New York

Company Vows Mars Colony by 2023, Funded by Reality Show | NBC New York

Republican Riot » WASHINGTON TIMES PRINTING NAZI PROPAGANDA

Republican Riot » WASHINGTON TIMES PRINTING NAZI PROPAGANDA

Washington Times Printing Nazi Propaganda - Atlas Shrugs

Washington Times Printing Nazi Propaganda - Atlas Shrugs


Thanks to Bill Clinton and Western Europe, we have paved the way for an independent Islamic state in the heart of Europe by waging war against the Christian Serbs. This seems to be the Democrat foreign policy specialty: assisting in building Islamic sharia states. Genius statecraft. And the mainstream media -- even the "conservative" media like the Washington Times, is aiding and abetting this jihad:


WASHINGTON TIMES PRINTING NAZI PROPAGANDA Julia Gorin

Monday, June 4, 2012

Museum of Government Waste

Museum of Government Waste

High school graduates boo Joe Biden in Miami after he mentions Obama’s name during commencement speech | Fire Andrea Mitchell!

High school graduates boo Joe Biden in Miami after he mentions Obama’s name during commencement speech | Fire Andrea Mitchell!: I guess Obama isn’t doing that great with the young people either. Obama’s name was booed when idiot Joe Biden mentioned him during a commencement speech at Marlins Park in Miami for high school graduates. There’s no video yet, but I really hope one appears (and a real one, not like the fake one from Boston fans booing Obama back in April.) MSNBC buried the part of Obama being booed in the middle of the story about Biden’s speech. MSNBC said it was a “smattering of boos.” Going by their biased description, it was probably a thunderous boo.

But on that day in 2009, he said, “I was being picked up by a friend, an African American friend, Barack Obama,” he said, prompting applause and a smattering of boos from the audience of graduates and their guests. “Regardless of your politics, this is not a political comment, it’s about transition in America.”


Your tax dollars at work – Joe Biden wastes $1 million per year on weekend helicopter trips back to Delaware | Fire Andrea Mitchell!

Your tax dollars at work – Joe Biden wastes $1 million per year on weekend helicopter trips back to Delaware | Fire Andrea Mitchell!

DOJ to send election observers to Wisconsin for Tuesday’s recall election | Fire Andrea Mitchell!

DOJ to send election observers to Wisconsin for Tuesday’s recall election | Fire Andrea Mitchell!: So Eric Holder’s Department of Justice is sending poll “observers” to Wisconsin to the Tuesday night recall election eh? Who are they sending? The New Black Panthers? Something fishy is already going on here. After Walker wins, I’m getting the feeling that the DOJ and Marxist Democrats will pull something challenging the results. This may really be a “dry run” for the November elections. Obama and his Democrat stooges (and race hustlers) will probably pull something after Obama loses in a landslide this fall.

Erupting Urinal Soaks House Press Gallery - Billy House - NationalJournal.com

Erupting Urinal Soaks House Press Gallery - Billy House - NationalJournal.com: A big splash occurred on Monday morning at the House Press Gallery in the U.S. Capitol.


No, this wasn’t one of those unexpected guest appearances for celebrities to talk to reporters about some favorite cause.


This splash came from an exploding urinal. More specifically, something suddenly broke in the piping of the third-floor urinal, and water began spewing from beneath the men’s room door.


As the water flowed, it first surrounded the Associated Press’s working area, then spread toward both ends of the gallery, which was occupied by fewer than usual reporters and staffers, because the House is out of session until Tuesday.

Paul Ryan: 'Do We Work For Gov't, Or Does Gov't Work For Us?'

Paul Ryan: 'Do We Work For Gov't, Or Does Gov't Work For Us?'

President Obama Opposes Ban on Sex-Selection Abortions | LifeNews.com

President Obama Opposes Ban on Sex-Selection Abortions | LifeNews.com

One for the Money - Rotten Tomatoes

One for the Money - Rotten Tomatoes: A proud, born-and-bred Jersey girl, Stephanie Plum's got plenty of attitude, even if she's been out of work for the last six months and just lost her car to a debt collector. Desperate for some fast cash, Stephanie turns to her last resort: convincing her sleazy cousin to give her a job at his bail bonding company...as a recovery agent. True, she doesn't even own a pair of handcuffs and her weapon of choice is pepper spray, but that doesn't stop Stephanie from taking on Vinny's biggest bail-jumper: former vice cop and murder suspect Joe Morelli - yup, the same sexy, irresistible Joe Morelli who seduced and dumped her back in high school. -- (C) Lionsgate

The Obama Reelection Campaign Has It All… Almost - By Jim Geraghty - The Campaign Spot - National Review Online

The Obama Reelection Campaign Has It All… Almost - By Jim Geraghty - The Campaign Spot - National Review Online: The 148 fundraisers for his presidential campaign, as of tonight. The celebrity videos. The $10 million buys for attack ads. The fashion-designer-created $85 tote bags and $45 t-shirts from the campaign store. The $40 grill spatulas with the campaign logo. The “official” events in swing states that look and sound like campaign rallies. The strategic leaks of classified information.


The Obama campaign has everything… except a compelling reason for Americans to believe the next four years under this president would be better than the past 40 months.

Mexico Theme Park Simulates Crossing US Border Illegally

Mexico Theme Park Simulates Crossing US Border Illegally

Twitter / mjbanks: You CANNOT tax your way to

Twitter / mjbanks: You CANNOT tax your way to: You CANNOT tax your way to prosperity RT Tokyo Stocks Hit 28-Year Low Amid Global Rout...

Sorry, Students! Colleges Cease Offering Student Health Insurance Because of ObamaCare - Hit & Run : Reason.com

Sorry, Students! Colleges Cease Offering Student Health Insurance Because of ObamaCare - Hit & Run : Reason.com

 College students who like their health insurance plans may not be able to keep them, reports The Wall Street Journal. A number of higher education institutions have chosen either to cease offering health plans to students or have informed students that they should "expect sharp premium increases because of a provision in the federal health law requiring plans to beef up coverage."

Chinese Stock Market Gives Giant Fuck You to Censors On Anniversary of Tiananmen Square

Chinese Stock Market Gives Giant Fuck You to Censors On Anniversary of Tiananmen Square: You know that thing where you're really trying to avoid thinking of an ex but the universe mysteriously conspires to remind you of them at every moment? That happened to the Chinese government today, except with violent repression. The Chinese stock market fell 64.89 points today, the 23rd anniversary of the military crackdown on student protests in Tiananmen Square on June 4th, 1989. 6/4/89. Whoops.


While it would be cool if this was some sort of trick by revolutionary day-traders or a hack, it's probably just a coincidence. Still, it's forced censors to block internet searches for "stock market," "Shanghai stock" and "Shanghai stock market," according to the New York Times. Censors are so eager to erase any mention of Tiananmen that even words like "today," "yesterday," and "tomorrow," have been blocked on Weibo, China's Twitter, according to the China Digital Times. Not sure how that relates to Tiananmen, except that it happened on a day?


The only thing better than this would be if the stock market had fallen and risen during the day in a way which made the graph look like a giant extended middle finger. Maybe next year.

Allen West- AG Eric Holder a “Partisan Political Hack”, Feds Order Florida to Stop Cleaning Voter Rolls | The Shark Tank

Allen West- AG Eric Holder a “Partisan Political Hack”, Feds Order Florida to Stop Cleaning Voter Rolls | The Shark Tank

Looks like it’s time for a throwdown- The U.S. Department of Justice and its highly compromised Attorney General Eric Holder are ordering Florida to halt its removal of ineligible voters – i.e. non-citizens and the deceased- from its voter rolls.
 
This order comes in the midst of Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner’s repeated requests for the federal government to provide state authorities with U.S. citizenship data; and county-level Supervisor of Elections such as Palm Beach County’s Susan Bucher who are refusing to send letters to individuals requesting clarification of their voter eligibility status.

“Federal law expressly requires your agency to respond to state inquiries to verify or ascertain the citizenship or immigration status of any individual within its jurisdiction for any purpose authorized by law. “Yet, after nine months of requests, we have not been granted access to that information or any other available DHS database.”  ” Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner in a letter to DHS Secretary Janet Napolitano.
Under federal law, Florida must obtain approval for changes in voting procedures because five of its counties are still covered by the Voting Rights Act of 1965- those counties being Collier, Hardee, Hendry, Hillsborough and Monroe.


But was this requirement really an unjustifiable federal encroachment into a matter that properly belongs under state jurisdiction?  Today, the tables are reversed- we now have an out of control and manifestly corrupt U.S. 

Department of Justice that not only does not want to ensure that only eligible individuals are allowed to vote, it has busied itself with filing lawsuits against states including Arizona, Alabama, Utah and South Carolina for their enforcement of federal immigration laws that the federal government itself refuses to enforce.

Predictably, local media have seized on to the stories of individuals who received letters from the state requesting clarification of their citizenship status that were likely mistaken- no thanks to federal authorities for coordinating with Florida’s efforts to remove ineligible voters from the roles.

Even more predictably, Democrats are crying foul because these efforts come less than 90 days before a federal election, which in this case Florida’s primary election is Aug. 14- even though the process to begin to identify ineligible voters and the deceased began last year.

Congressman Allen West has forcefully responded to Attorney General Holder’s assault on Florida’s sovereignty-
“Attorney General Eric Holder is not about the blind execution of justice in America, he is nothing more than a partisan political hack that does not understand Federalism nor the Tenth Amendment. This is another example of the desperation emanating from the Obama administration since their economic, energy, and national security policies have failed. It is evident that the Obama administration, and indeed the President, does not believe in integrity in our electoral process.
They do however believe in the interfering into the States’ ability, South Carolina and now Florida, to guarantee fair elections for America, by Americans. Eric Holder is a national embarrassment who should resign, if not, then he is a liability for President Obama, and I for one will ensure the American people recognize that fact.” - Congressman Allen West
In a saner world that took the rule of law seriously, what better time is there than prior to an election to request this information from individuals?

The Origins of Leftist Racial Orthodoxy | We Win - They Lose

The Origins of Leftist Racial Orthodoxy | We Win - They Lose

US Factory Orders Post Surprise Fall in April - US Business News - CNBC

US Factory Orders Post Surprise Fall in April - US Business News - CNBC: New orders for U.S. factory goods fell in April for the third time in four months as demand slipped for everything from cars and machinery to computers, the latest worrisome sign for the economic recovery.


Jetta Productions | Getty Images
The Commerce Department said on Monday orders for manufactured goods dropped 0.6 percent during the month. The government also revised its estimate for new orders in March to show a steeper decline.


Economists had forecast orders rising 0.2 percent in April.


The report showed broad weakness in a sector that has carried the economic recovery, adding to a growing body of soft economic data.

‘Occupy Bilderberg’ complains of media blackout, but chases media away | The Daily Caller

‘Occupy Bilderberg’ complains of media blackout, but chases media away | The Daily Caller: The Daily Caller attended the ‘Occupy Bilderberg’ protests in Virginia on Saturday, but quickly had to leave after protesters harassed TheDC about a “mainstream media blackout.”


The Bilderberg meeting is an annual, invitation-only meeting of influential political and business figures from around the world. Since the meeting is off the record and held in secrecy, many of the protesters believe that attendees are trying to establish an oppressive one world government. Protesters have also been critical and suspicious of the media because of what they view as indifference on the part of major media outlets


France: Muslims Beat 3 Jewish Students With Hammers, Iron Bars « PBN – News, Opinion, Truth & YOU!

France: Muslims Beat 3 Jewish Students With Hammers, Iron Bars « PBN – News, Opinion, Truth & YOU!

OBAMA GIVES MUSLIM BROTHERHOOD $1.5 BILLION : NO APPROVAL FROM CONGRESS

On Shabbat, the Jewish Sabbath, Muslims troll for Jews to beat senseless. Three young Jewish students were attacked by a gang of twelve Muslims in Lyons, France, yesterday on Shabbat. These Muslims were clearly inspired by the devout Muslim and mass murderer Muhammad Merah (as were these Muslims), who gunned down Jewish toddlers and parents in cold blood at a Jewish day school in Toulouse.

A New World Order Out of Chaos (News Page)

A New World Order Out of Chaos (News Page): Ron Arnold, ConservativeActionAlerts.com - Gun rights advocates recently discovered that the gun control group Mayors Against Illegal Guns has burrowed its “gun violence prevention coordinators” (read “anti-gun lobbyists”) into city payrolls from Augusta, Maine to Seattle, Washington, at taxpayer expense.



Sunday, June 3, 2012

Lowering the top tax rate from 39% to 35% destroyed our democracy – and other stupid things liberals say « I have the conch!

Lowering the top tax rate from 39% to 35% destroyed our democracy – and other stupid things liberals say « I have the conch!

For awhile now, I’ve been trying to find a liberal who would explain to me how lowering the top tax rate from 39% to 35% destroyed our nation.  This is especially curious seeing how tax revenue increased 25% under Bush and the rich paid a higher share of the tax burden than they did under Clinton.

Yes, total tax revenue went from $2.025T in 2000 to $2.523T in 2008.  What’s even more incredible is that because of the recession Bush inherited and the fact the his upper income tax cuts weren’t passed until 2003, revenues decreased for the first 3 years of his Presidency.  It wasn’t until AFTER the Bush tax cuts that revenues soared.  Revenues were $1.782T in 2003, so it was nearly an $800B (or 29%) increase from the time the tax cuts were passed to 2008.  And revenues as a percent of GDP also increased from 16.2% to 18.5%. (you can find the data here and more reading about how liberal tax policies have lead to the middle and lower classes paying more here)

As you can see, Bush’s problem was spending.  Spending increased from $1.788T to $2.982T from 2000 to 2008.  The idea the the Bush years were some laissez-faire libertarian dream is insane.  Which leads to the next point.
Liberals also like to claim that the financial collapse was due to deregulation, although they can never specify what regulations.  Bush drastically increased regulation.  Obama somehow claims that deregulation lead to the collapse, and then brags about how he’s passed fewer regulations than Bush (Obama has passed a smaller number of regulations, but his regulations have been much costlier).  But no matter which contradictory claim Obama is making on any given day, deregulation did not lead to the collapse.  We were spending millions upon millions regulating Fannie and Freddie and the rest of the financial sector, we have entire departments and hundreds of people dedicated to nothing else.  And don’t forget that Democrats took control of congress – and therefore the oversight committees – in 2006.  Barney Frank was head of the banking committee (remember this and this).  Bush wanted MORE regulation of Fannie and Freddie and Democrats blocked it.

Republicans definitely aren’t blameless.  They didn’t push very hard to avert the crisis.  Bush and many Republicans were enjoying the hell out of the housing bubble.  Both sides were pushing policies encouraging banks to leverage themselves more and more.  But it was because of Government tinkering, not unfettered free markets.  Bush liked to have his fingers in everything.  Even when he cut taxes, he didn’t push for tax reform like Reagan did (more on Reagan in a minute) – he liked all the deductions and credits.

So I’m still open to being convinced if, given this information, someone can explain how a tax cut from 39% to 35% caused all of our problems or if someone can specify which regulation Bush got rid of and explain how it lead to the collapse.

Now on a different topic, another annoying thing liberals have started doing is talking about how Reagan was the biggest tax raiser ever, or something.  Here are the tax rates from the beginning of Reagan’s Presidency to the end.

(data here and here and here)

There may have been tinkering in between, but overall Reagan passed massive net tax cuts.  So to those acting like Reagan raised taxes: shut up, you’re stupid.

And even though Reagan passed huge tax rate cuts, revenues nearly doubled.

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