Daily Archives: February 24, 2012

Taxing Millionaires Popular: Cutting Government Spending More Popular

You know what would solve this? A flat tax, where everyone pays the same percentage. It’s that whole “equal protection under the law” thingy (Washington Post) Sixty-five percent of the people in the AP-GfK poll favor Obama’s plan to require people making $1 million or more pay taxes equal to at least 30 percent of […]

The Environmental Disaster That Is Solyndra

We already know about the fiscal and political disaster, who’s up for killing the environment? (Washington Times) Federal officials hailed Solyndra LLC’s plan to create clean energy when they awarded the company more than a half-billion dollars in loans, but the solar-panel maker’s abrupt closure now threatens to leave behind an environmental mess. The company […]

If All You See…

…is an evil fossil fueled vehicle, you might just be a Warmist The websites of the day are The Other McCain (Smitty) and The Troglogpundit, which are having a bit of a tiff over Danica.

Joe Biden: “Hey, Let’s Put Osama On Obama 2012 Bumper Stickers”

He’s the gift that keeps giving (Washington Times) The quest marches on for a bumper sticker for the 2012 Obama campaign, and Vice President Joseph Biden Jr. believes the slogan should highlight the death of Osama bin Laden. At a fundraiser in Manchester, N.H., Thursday night, Mr. Biden offered this suggestion for the campaign’s 2012 […]

Remember The Meme About Santorum Being “Anti-Women”?

The Politico and the Democrats, but, I repeat myself, thought that the contraception mandate issue was the perfect issue for Democrats, as they could paint Republicans, and Santorum, as “anti-women” (despite marrying one and having three daughters). How’s that working out? (Washington Post) Over the past several weeks, Republicans have watched squeamishly as presidential contender […]

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