Daily Archives: September 30, 2011

Reminder to the ‘Civility Police’: Reagan Savaged Carter and the Democrats With the Truth

The Carter record is a litany of despair, of broken promises, of sacred trusts abandoned and forgotten. Eight million — eight million out of work. Inflation running at 18 percent in the first quarter of this year. Black unemployment at … Continue reading

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Niall Ferguson: Decline of the USA and the Rise of Asian Economies

Ferguson: Chinese economic growth has been almost 10% but more importantly China’s consumer growth has been even higher. [Editor’s Note – America’s “recovery” if that is what you want to call it is not consumer friendly, it is not investor … Continue reading

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Michael Chertoff: Current and Future Security Threats Ten Years After 9/11

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Niall Ferguson on The West and the Rest: The Changing Global Balance of Power in Historical Perspective

A one hour lecture at Chatham House speaking on history, economics, empires, and global security.

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Niall Ferguson speaks out on Paul Ryan, Paul Krugman, and America’s debt

Pardon the dopey 15 second introduction before the substance of the video begins (we didn’t edit this piece), but watch this video. The Chinese have noticed what the rest of the worlds investors pretend not to see: The United States … Continue reading

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Prof Niall Ferguson: Paul Krugman is a joke, Keynesianism is dead, China is more capitalist than we are, get the debt under control or Western Civilization is done for…

Have you ever heard one of those sports guys on the radio who can tell you the stats of every football and baseball game since 1940 right off the top of their head? Prof. Niall Ferguson is like that, but … Continue reading

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Governor Christie: Mayor Booker and Michelle Rhee are Putting Students First

“This situation is obscene and we must change it now.”

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Michelle Rhee: Some schools got their funding doubled and scores still went down…

For those of you who do not know Michelle Rhee, she is one of the stars from the hit film “Waiting for Superman”. The film is a brilliant documentary about people who made a difference or who tried to make … Continue reading

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Gov. Christie to superintendants of failing schools: I am capping your salary to what I make. If you want to qualify for a bonus your students need to show improvement.

If you care about kids or education at all this is a must see. Profiles in ridiculous: 70% of the superintendents in New Jersey make more than the governor… “You achieve I’ll pay you…”

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Sarah Palin: What We Were Saying One Year Ago About Obama’s Failed Energy Policy

Related – The latest lie from the left: Two-thirds of oil and gas leases in Gulf inactive [Sarah Palin from April 2011. Those who say that Sarah is dumb or parrot other such elite media smears just didn’t do their homework … Continue reading

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The latest lie from the left: Two-thirds of oil and gas leases in Gulf inactive

The talking point: What do you mean drill for more oil, the oil companies do not want to drill for more oil, they bought the leases and just let them sit there so we will pay Brazil to look for … Continue reading

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Gov. Rick Perry on the stream of lies from the Obama Administration. Withholding disaster funds for political reasons.

Talk about a slow response to Katrina, how about no response because you are a Republican. White House: Gov. Perry disrespected us because he would not greet us when the President flew in. The Facts: Obama flew into El Paso, … Continue reading

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Veronique de Rugy: The Alternative Minimum Tax Targets the Productive Middle Class, Not the Rich

The taxes Democrats propose to “soak the rich” always seem to miss those who they demagogue for not paying their fair share. They have been “soaking the rich” for decades and keep missing the target. Why? Veronique de Rugy is … Continue reading

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