Category Archives: politics

The Obama Generation

From an NPR story about reparations (starting at the 4:30 mark): NPR Reporter Audie Cornish – “MTV had this survey on Millennials and their attitude toward racial inequality. One of the things they found that Millennials overwhelming see racism as … Continue reading

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Obamacare Fails To Limit ER Visits

When the Left was trying to sell us on Obamacare they said this (emphasis mine): “As far back as 2010, President Obama cited decreasing emergency room visits as one of the main cost-saving goals of the health-care reform. “What happens … Continue reading

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Random Acts Of Journalism At NPR

For the past few days NPR has run 3 separate stories on Obamacare and all of them have clearly shown the wake of destruction that this massive takeover of healthcare has left. The first story was about a Cleveland, Ohio … Continue reading

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Is Alec Baldwin Joining The Tea Party?

I have to wonder based on this tweet he sent out today after he was arrested for riding his bike the wrong way and then arguing with the police about it. New York City is a mismanaged carnival of stupidity … Continue reading

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Is Manufacturing Making A Comeback?

Here is a graph contrasting the civilian unemployment rate and the unemployment rate for the manufacturing industry that may show signs of a small resurgence of manufacturing in the US. Prior to the last Great Recession, unemployment in the manufacturing … Continue reading

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Not A Cult…..

While browsing for Mother’s Day cards at my local supermarket I came across this one in the “Support” section: Are you kidding me? I’m fond of calling the radical elements of the Democratic Party “cult members” (like the Anthropogenic Global … Continue reading

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An Inconvenient Truth For Obamanomics

Liberals are cheering the latest drop in Unemployment numbers but they never seem to add the following graph of Labor Force Participation Rate (LFPR) in their news stories and blog posts. The LFPR is defined as the percentage of working … Continue reading

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The Left Has A New Strategy

Last year Debbie Wasserman Schultz said that Democrats would have a winnable strategy for the 2014 mid-term elections: “So, I think, .. that Democratic candidates will be able to run on Obamacare as an advantage leading into the 2014 election.” … Continue reading

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Why Are EEOC Charges So High?

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) publishes data showing how many charges were filed annually and I’ve noticed something peculiar with this data. For those not familiar, these charges constitute the total number of claims filed with the EEOC for … Continue reading

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Media Matters Says Homosexual Is Offensive Term

Really, they did: Referring to gay people as “homosexual” is a practice that’s quickly falling out of favor with major news outlets due the term’s often pejorative connotation and frequent use by opponents of LGBT equality. But Fox News has … Continue reading

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Liberals Love To Fix Things

Or at least they love to TRY to fix things….. The latest episode of “Hi, we’re the Government and we’re here to help you” comes straight from the top, POTUS. “The president plans to exercise his executive authority on Thursday, … Continue reading

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EV Car Sales Plunge

The following comment was post to a previous blog post about the poor sales of the Chevy Volt as compared to the Nissan Leaf: Well, technically that comment is true.  People are still buying EV’s but the sales trend doesn’t … Continue reading

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The Left’s Winning Strategy In 2014

Today on NPR Democratic Senator from New York Chuck Schumer revealed the Democrats’ winning strategy for the midterm elections this year. Here was the exchange at the end of the story where Chuck let this strategic gem slip: GREENE: But … Continue reading

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NPR Editing Mistake?

I listen to NPR twice a day (don’t ask, I have my reasons) and today I caught this gem that you won’t find easily on NPR’s website but here is a link. Morning Edition host David Greene was talking to … Continue reading

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CBO Report Margin Of Error Is 100%

BREAKING – It is very difficult to model the world’s largest economy. I get it, Macroeconomics is hard.  It’s hard not only because of the math and statistics but it’s hard because Macroeconomic models must attempt to model one of … Continue reading

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New Feature For TurboTax 2013

UPDATE (17-FEB-14) – Intuit VP of TurboTax offers clarification in comments section below. I have been using TurboTax for the last 10 years to file my Federal and State taxes and I’ve been one of its biggest cheerleaders. My dad … Continue reading

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How Leftists Argue

After the recent UAW pummeling in Tennessee, Leftists have an extreme case of #Butthurt and they are taking to Twitter and demonstrating the 3 step arguing technique they always follow: 1)      Lie 2)      Shift and 3)      Vile Tweet Before I … Continue reading

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Is NPR Becoming Pro 2nd Amendment?

Not likely but sometimes the most interesting parts of an NPR story don’t make it to their web page version. There was an NPR story investigating how guns in Vermont are becoming a currency to be used to purchase illegal … Continue reading

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The Budget Deficit Memory Hole

The Left appears very organized in the way they are presenting our fiscal situation and as expected, “journalists” are reprinting the talking points unchallenged. Have you missed it?  Team Obama is trying to cast The One as a very austere … Continue reading

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Jacob Lew Is Clueless

NPR’s Melissa Block recently had an interview with Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew and I’m amazed at how much the Treasury Secretary struggles with simple math. Here is the main quote from that interview where Ms. Block was asking if he … Continue reading

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