Monthly Archives: September 2011

Breathtaking lies

Got an email from something called the Consumer Alliance for Global Prosperity, which is a thinly disguised slam at anything environmental. One particularly egregious item on its alert list is the following: It was one of Senator Barack Obama’s more … Read More

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Nice gas tax idea, nothing to back it up

Rep. Jason Chaffetz and Sen. Mike Lee and others  have an op-ed in today’s paper expounding on a favorite idea of conservatives:  Quit taking Utah’s gasoline tax dollars and then giving them back to us for federal road projects. Let … Read More

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Hatch tweets medical hot air.

OK, OK, so I am watching twitter, and so is Sen. Orrin Hatch, who in a tweet says that this article (click) proves that “Obamacare” is causing higher insurance premiums. Funny thing: Read the article and it says that insurance … Read More

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Tuesday hodge podge: Socialism, GOP hegemony and fun!

My Column Today (click)  delves into the murky world of Nanny State politics versus Americans who care about each other. Really, I don’t see the problem. People who scream that giving poor kids breakfast are right that parents should feed … Read More

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Bachmann: Irresponsible coward

Short and sweet: Michele Bachmann said on a recent public event that someone had told her vaccine to prevent cervical cancer had caused her daughter to be retarded. Bachmann has since said she was only repeating what she was told, … Read More

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A lost decade? And, yes, we did it to ourselves

Disturbing story (click!) this morning on NPR (yeah yeah, I know, it’s that damn liberal radio show) with Census Data showing the younger generation has taken it in the shorts in the economy. Essentially, the last 10 years — yes, … Read More

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Good thing security found the knife–not

Wow, this story (click) about a 60-year old guy who threatened to remove someone’s eyeballs in a dispute over an airplane arm rest is rather scary, to say the least. Another version here (click). What I find fascinating — reporters … Read More

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Tweets are for twits? Hard to say.

Someone Facebooked a link to a guy who says Twitter is the wave of the future that will save us all (click) so every journalist on the planet better get with the program and because it was written by someone who … Read More

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GOP wins: Fed Spending doesn’t create jobs

No kidding, it doesn’t, as we can see from this story here (click) where Utah officials are expressing no concern at all about Utah losing any jobs if a transportation spending bill gets held up in Washington. No sir, federal … Read More

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