Archive for January, 2013

Liars and Dupes

The left has been arguing for years that the Bush tax cuts went mostly to the wealthy and that the Obama deficits have been caused not by over-spending but by the Bush tax cuts. Those of us who pointed to the actual numbers indicating otherwise were (at best) ignored but usually attacked.
Well we have now [...]

Priorities and Pretexts

The left is pushing hard to close any freedom loopholes they can find.  The target this time is assault weapons.  Assault weapons are a menace and must be banned, they say.
Pretext - “a reason given in justification of a course of action that is not the real reason.”
From the FBI’s 2011 crime data:

Rifles (all varieties) [...]

Stupid Government Tricks

Apparently the Delaware taxpayers are getting hosed because of a deal the state signed with Fisker.  That would be the same Fisker the US taxpayers are getting hosed for.
This statement from the governor’s office really ticked me off:
“It has not worked out the way he had envisioned,” [Delaware Gov.] Markell spokeswoman Cathy Rossi acknowledged Monday [...]