Archive: Wed Jan 2009

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    Pervasive Keynesian Absolute Energy Talk

    Nancy Pelosi said it’s a new era, and it’s hard to steer the ship into the fan. A growing list of economists speak in terms of history, cause and effect, etc. Not that anybody in power listened. Have you signed in?…
    Leslee Kulba, January 28, 2009
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    100 percent

    That’s the percentage of Republicans voting against Obama’s Generational Indebtedness Plan. All 177 House Republicans said nix to the boondoggle. Among them were 11 Democrats, which means that there was bipartisan OPPOSITION to the bill. Let’s see how the MSM spins that. Among the North Carolina delegation, Democrat Heath…
    Locker Room contributor, January 28, 2009
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    D’oh! That’s a window, Barack, not a door

    Obama tried to enter the Oval Office via a window today but his stupid gaffe has gone unreported by all but one major news outlet. Compare that to the nearly 10,000 who gleefully reported on President Bush trying to get out of a locked door in Beijing. Bias? Nah!…
    Locker Room contributor, January 28, 2009
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    Answer: They have jobs

    Question: Why won’t conservatives march on Washington?…
    Locker Room contributor, January 28, 2009
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    Economic stimulus and other outdated quackery

    My Townhall.com column today discusses Henry Hazlitt’s one lesson (the original “one lesson,” not his very compelling refutation of Keynesianism) in the context of Pres. Obama’s stimulus plan: Resorting to overturned Keynesian nostrums in the middle of a recession is as backwards as physicians today treating…
    Locker Room contributor, January 28, 2009
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    My new theory of global warming

    I think it is now clear–the real cause of global warming is global cooling. For example from the 1940s through the 1970s the earth was cooling. This caused people to have to burn lots of carbon fuels to heat their homes which put more CO2 in the atmosphere. This gave…
    Locker Room contributor, January 28, 2009
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    Forced to Compete Against the State

    Just imagine the benefits that would accrue to healthcare consumers if these Wake County hospitals were spending their time, effort, and money competing against each other for customers, rather than competing against outdated state regulations. State regulators this afternoon awarded 41 new hospital beds to WakeMed and four…
    donnamartinez, January 28, 2009
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    Senate GOP response to opening day

    From Senate Minority Leader Phil Berger’s office, in a release under the headline: “NOW IS THE TIME FOR BIPARTISANSHIP” ?Now is the time for a bipartisan effort to remake North Carolina?s government from the ground up.  Democrat Senator Marc Basnight?s speech, accepting his nomination to an…
    Locker Room contributor, January 28, 2009