Category Archives: politics

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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Real Income Inequality Solutions

If you watched Obama’s State of the Union speech (I didn’t) then you know he spent a lot of time talking about Income Inequality.  If you think this is just a short term talking point then you haven’t been paying … Continue reading

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Enviro-Whacko Logic

From the ‘You Can’t Make This Up’ Department…. Environmentalists have had a long love affair with the spotted owl and they’ll tell you it’s because they love all creatures and want to protect them but the reality is they saw … Continue reading

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A Damaging Book For Team Obama

Robert Gates, former Secretary of Defense under Bush and Obama, has written a new book called “Duty” and NPR’s Steve Inskeep had a long interview with him about the new book.  Read the whole transcript here but I’ll share a … Continue reading

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War On Poverty Update

There seems to be a rallying cry of the Left this year to push the class warfare, income inequality memes and they are now claiming a renewed interest in the War on Poverty. Before we listen to the Elizabeth Warrens … Continue reading

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GLAAD Just Went A Bridge Too Far

GLAAD (The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) has had a couple of no good, terrible, rotten years. Last year it was their “kiss-in” protest at Chick-Fil-A restaurants that ended in complete failure. This year GLAAD didn’t like Phil Robertson … Continue reading

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