Monthly Archives: August 2012

Thoughts on the Akin affair

I’ve been kind of passively following the dust up over Rep. Todd Akin’s recent comments on abortion. In case you missed it, here’s what he said: It seems to me, from what I understand from doctors, [is that pregnancy resulting … Continue reading

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Why Obama’s gotta go

Here’s another “keeper,” this time from Niall Ferguson. He lays out a comprehensive case for why Obama has to go. I often have trouble remembering these types of details, so it’s nice to have something bookmarked to refer back to … Continue reading

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Who really pays?

Stephen Moore examines how changes in tax rates affect government revenue and the economy in general. This is a keeper you’ll want to refer back to when you come across claims that “the rich don’t pay their fair share” and … Continue reading

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Republicans pushing for Internet sales tax

This seems like a bad idea, both economically and politically, especially in a foundering economy right before an election. Despite their lip service to cutting taxes, a handful of Republican senators are pushing for a sales tax on Internet purchases. … Continue reading

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Socialism, coming soon to a country near you

President Obama, while villifying [sic] Mitt Romney for opposing the auto industry bailout, bragged about the success of his decision to provide government assistance and said he now wants to see every manufacturing industry come roaring back. “I said, I … Continue reading

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Team Obama’s vicious lies

Yesterday I commented on Team Obama’s use of the name “Romney Hood” to mock Mitt Romney’s economic proposals. While Obama relied on a single, dubious report to mischaracterize Romney’s policies, the attempt to taint the plan by branding it in … Continue reading

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Obama’s fairy tales shouldn’t be taken lightly

From a WSJ editorial: As he escalates his class war re-election campaign, President Obama has taken to calling Mitt Romney’s economic plan “Robin Hood in reverse” or “Romney Hood.” The charge is that even though Mr. Romney is proposing to … Continue reading

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