Monthly Archives: September 2011

US Taxpayers Paid Bail for Loudmouthed, Liberal Activists

This week politically liberal American hikers Josh Fattal and Shane Bauer were released from an Iranian prison.  Sarah Shourd, who is Bauer’s fiancee, was released last year on medical grounds.  These are the three twenty-somethings who decided to take a … Continue reading

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The Difference Between Barack Obama and Most of Us

On Thursday, September 8th, 2011 President Obama addressed a joint session of Congress.  His ten-page speech proposed an “American Jobs Act,” complete with lots of stimulus spending and payroll tax cuts.  There is nothing really new here.  We’ve got another … Continue reading

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Who’s more Important…Entrepreneurs or Workers?

In the “progressive media” outlets like msnbc and national public radio, we see played before us again and again the “economic class warfare” thesis.  One of the cornerstones of this class warfare argument is the premise that US workers are … Continue reading

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Obama’s Solar Panel Firm Goes Bust

This week Solyndra, a California firm engaged in making solar panels, went bankrupt.  The company blamed the Chinese, who have figured out how to make solar panels at a lower cost.  So it goes in private enterprise; some firms thrive … Continue reading

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