Daily Archives: March 17, 2011
Anthony Greco’s latest CarolinaJournal.tv report covers Wednesday’s Chapel Hill appearance of imam Feisal Abdul Rauf.
Following up on yesterday’s post, The Corner reports the U.S. House voted 228-192 (with one “present”) to defund National Public Radio. Of interest, the roll call shows the Tar Heel State’s so-called centrist Democrats, Mike McIntyre (7th District), Larry Kissell (8th), and Heath Shuler (11th) all supporting taxpayer subsidies to NPR. For your information …
This is somewhat old news, but still worth mentioning. Back in February, Republicans in the General Assembly kept the Perdue regime from lowering the estate tax exemption and thus confiscating more wealth from citizens. This American Family Business Institute post has the details. Perhaps this indicates that the tide has turned. For decades, big spendingContinue Reading
Environmental extremists want higher energy prices and believe it to be beneficial regardless of the costs to the poor and other North Carolinians. A recent letter to the editor in the News & Observer from a representative from the NC. Sierra Club confirms the extremists’ agenda. From the letter: Sure, we environmentalists think energy pricesContinue Reading
Live Blog Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal pulled a bill that would have created an ObamaCare health insurance exchange. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports. The legislation enjoyed wide support until phone calls started rolling in this week from tea partyers. Deal said Wednesday that he would put the legislation on hold and instead create an advisory committeeContinue Reading
Live Blog The Wilmington Star-News touts state subsidies to movies. Not all of the money goes to movie stars, howeve lowest price viagra r, some of it goes to promoting the tax credits themselves. The N.C. Film Office plans to print out business cards and give them to film workers. When they purchase something atContinue Reading
I refer to the widespread tale that the Social Security trust fund contains wealth with which to pay benefits. Leftists have peddled that idea for generations. It is demonstrably false, but this is one of those lies that the state has to keep making lest the people start questioning the wisdom of the rulers. InContinue Reading