"The amount of taxes the federal government took in from the manufacturers of all firearms and ammunition in the fourth quarter of 2008, the period between Oct. 1 and Dec. 31, increased 31 percent over the same time period reported in 2007."
Thursday, September 24, 2009
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
Sunday, September 20, 2009
"It's almost hard to remember how big a paradigm shift this is. Before the Internet came along, most Americans never wrote anything, ever, that wasn't a school assignment. Unless they got a job that required producing text ..."The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan
Tuesday, September 15, 2009
A long and thorough look at the overblown crowd estimates from the TeaParty march in DC this past saturday.
"According to estimates provided by the Washington, D.C., fire department, Malkin and friends were only off by 1,930,000 people. In other words, Malkin, citing fictitious press accounts, led the charge to falsely inflate the size of the crowd by 30 times. Malkin and company, desperate to dress up the tea party event as a mass movement, saw a relatively modest crowd of 70,000 GOP protesters and imagined it was 2 million strong. (She's a dreamer, I suppose.)"
Michelle Malkin and the anatomy of the 2 million protester lie | Media Matters for America:
Bush: "“This woman is being put into a position she is not even remotely prepared for,” he said. “She hasn’t spent one day on the national level. Neither has her family. Let’s wait and see how she looks five days out.” It was a rare dose of reality......The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan
Monday, September 14, 2009
Next time you hear the expression "These colors don't run.", think of this guy. It must have taken some courage to walk through that ugly scene with all the so called free speech advocates. Too bad Obama won't support the Public Option with the same determination.
Sunday, September 13, 2009
"Jim Carroll, the poet and punk rocker in the outlaw tradition of Rimbaud and Burroughs who chronicled his wild youth in “The Basketball Diaries,” died on Friday at his home in Manhattan. He was 60."
Saturday, September 12, 2009
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Tuesday, September 08, 2009
Monday, September 07, 2009
"Mr. Baucus's plan requires most Americans to carry health insurance and gives tax credits to low- and middle-income people to help them buy it. But as expected, the proposal wouldn't create the type of government-run health-insurance plan that President Barack Obama has pushed for. Instead, it would create......"