Archive for June, 2011

The Left Proven Wrong - Again

Apparently, before he was sent to a watery grave, Osama bin Laden complained that Al Qaeda had an image problem: it didn’t appear religious enough.  So, Bin Laden proposed renaming Al Qaeda to “Restoration of the Caliphate Group.”
This is buried in the middle of an AP piece but it is, I think, quite significant.  The [...]

You Don’t Say…

“There’s this kind of stereotype or myth that the deep blue states are more economically restrictive but more personally free. But the data doesn’t actually bear that out . . . Liberals tend to want to constrain your freedom in all areas.” [Emphasis added.]
William Ruger, co-author of Freedom in the 50 States study, as quoted [...]

The Tab

The latest estimate of unfunded federal liabilities is $62 trillion over the next 20 years.  According to USA Today, that’s $534,000 per household (I’m not sure how they are defining household).
My math puts that at $200,000 per person over the next 20 years, or $10,000 per person per year over the next 20 years.  That’s [...]