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NY Times Recognizes The Public Employee Union Symptoms, But Not The Cause

Posted by  ▪  March 6, 2011
The Board of Editors of The New York Times is demanding significant cut backs in public sector union contracts, but refuses to recognize the cause of the problem, which is the entire structure of public employee unions:At a time when public school students are being forced into ever more crowded classrooms,…
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Wow, What A Pair

Posted by  ▪  March 6, 2011
It takes someone with a big pair to display this pair of bumper stickers in Ithaca:——————————————–Related Posts:Bumper Stickers – The SeriesFollow me on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTubeVisit the Legal Insurrection Shop on CafePress!
 

Salon.com Commenter Calls for Lynching Of Koch Brothers

Posted by  ▪  March 5, 2011
The comments directed at the Koch brothers at left-wing blogs have been among the most vile I have seen anywhere on any topic.But this one by frequent Salon.com commenter Marc22309, who has published over 1800 “letters” (what Salon.com calls comments) certainly is among the most vile:It’s interesting how not a single other commenter at…
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Saturday Night Card Game (Obama Bitterly Clings to Bitter Clinger Stereotypes)

Posted by  ▪  March 5, 2011
This is the latest in a series on the use of the race card for political gain:If you have followed this series, you have seen the absurd depths to which liberal pundits and political operatives will go to inject race into non-racial situations, and to explain almost all opposition to Obama as implicitly…
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Who Could Have Imagined Koch Prank Call Was Identity Theft?

Posted by  ▪  March 5, 2011
The New York Times had an article today about David Koch, focused on the opening of a cancer center in Boston donated by Koch, but also touching on the Think Progress and left-wing smear campaign against Koch.Koch made an interesting comment regarding the “prank” call in which a left-wing blogger impersonated Koch to…
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So if you ever wondered how desperate Maher was to show his PDS

Posted by  ▪  March 5, 2011
Bill Maher ’78, the most deranged and arrogant Cornell alum on the air by default since Olbermann was pulled, managed to make a news story into an insult about Sarah Palin for the millionth time. [On Charlie Sheen] “So yes, it’s childish, it’s needlessly defensive, it makes no sense. So if…
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The Modern Theory of Relativity

Posted by  ▪  March 5, 2011
Anything goes.Spotted in Ithaca this morning:——————————————–Related Posts:Bumper Stickers – The SeriesFollow me on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTubeVisit the Legal Insurrection Shop on CafePress!
 

What Did Former Providence Mayor David Cicilline (D-RI) Know, And When Did He Know It?

Posted by  ▪  March 5, 2011
Democrat David Cicilline was Mayor of Providence, Rhode Island, for 8 years, replacing the colorful and convicted Mayor Buddy Cianci.  Cicilline was elected in November to Congress in Rhode Island’s 1st Congressional District (my home district), for the open seat vacated by Patrick Kennedy.Cicilline is an openly gay Italian Jew, and Cicilline cultivated that public…
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Worse Is Better, and Less Is More

Posted by  ▪  March 4, 2011
There is an economic measurement phenomenon developing which has the potential — in a bass ackwards way — to help Obama’s re-election prospects.The jobs situation is so bad and so lacking in hope that more and more people simply are dropping out of the workforce, which has the effect of dropping…
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The Billion Dollar Candidate Has Left The Starting Gate

Posted by  ▪  March 4, 2011
Among the many, many false narratives Barack Obama successfully perpetrated on the American public in 2008 with the help of a compliant and fawning media was the notion that Obama’s election was the result of “small donors” and a grassroots fundraising movement.It all was part of the political mythology of Obama.In…
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Bonohead

Posted by  ▪  March 4, 2011
Bono made a bit of a stir in late January with an Op Ed in Le Monde, a French newspaper. As he wrote:Africa is rich in natural resources yet it is rarely Africans (save some corrupt officials) who get rich off their extraction. Meanwhile the missing cash risks fueling conflict across…
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Special Series on Polling Next Week

Posted by  ▪  March 4, 2011
As my readers know, I have taken an interest in polling, primarily because it seems so many polls are agenda driven.  In a post last week, I pointed to a PPP poll on Wisconsin which used sample data which underweighted Walker voters from 2010 and overweighted union households.  I also have…
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What Don’t They Understand About Islamists?

Posted by  ▪  March 4, 2011
In what will come as a shock to no one who lives in reality, the revolutions throughout the Middle East, while sparked in many instances by people who share western-style democratic values, are turning Islamist, and the Obama administration is dithering and accepting the outcome as a foregone conclusion:Via The Washington Post:The Obama…
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Koch Derangement Syndrome Jumped The Shark Rather Quickly

Posted by  ▪  March 3, 2011
A campaign by Think Progress to demonize and marginalize the Koch brothers has jumped the shark.No, I’m not referring to the cretin who posted a comment here calling me a “Koch whore.”No, I’m not referring to the theft of David Koch’s identity by a liberal blogger.No, I’m not even referring to the…
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Dane County (Wisconsin) Sheriff Dave Mahoney E-Mails Me (Update – Bullets Found At Wisconsin Gov’t Bldgs)

Posted by  ▪  March 3, 2011
I ran a post yesterday regarding the decision by Dane County, Wisconsin, Sheriff Dave Mahoney to pull his deputies from guarding the doors to the Wisconsin State Capitol, More Police Insurrection In Madison. In comments that received a lot of attention, Sheriff Mahoney used the term “palace guards” in explaining his…
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For your viewing pleasure.

Posted by  ▪  March 3, 2011
Best of the web: An Annie Leonard smackdown. Complete with facts and… stuff:——————————————–Follow me on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTubeVisit the Legal Insurrection Shop on CafePress!
 

Who needs numbers anyway?

Posted by  ▪  March 3, 2011
Welcome to the fantasy land of the Obama administration:Senate Budget Committee ranking member Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) took Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood to task Thursday for the Obama administration’s call for a massive increase in transportation spending. Given the record deficit this year, Sessions said he was surprised to see Obama’s 2012…
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