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Breakfast Scramble

DavidL's Breakfast Scramble

Jim Inhofe calls out Algore, Meredith Shiner, Politico [1]:

“After weeks of the global warming scandal, the world’s first climate billionaire is running for cover. Yes, I’m talking about Al Gore,” Inhofe charged. “He’s under siege these days. The credibility of the IPCC is eroding. The EPA’s endangerment finding is collapsing. And belief that global warming is leading to catastrophe is evaporating. Gore seems to be drowning in a sea of his own global warming illusions nevertheless. He’s desperately trying to keep global warming alarmism alive today.”

Slaughtering the Constitution, Clarice Feldman, American Thinker: [2]

Stanford Professor Michael McConnell, writing in the Wall Street Journal [3], argues [4] that the Slaughter Rule end run is unconstitutional:

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Unlike the President with his grossly inflated campaign time resume, Professor McConnell really is a constitutional law professor.

Fat tax? Jersey chic wants to weigh half a ton, Colleen Cappon. Fox News [5]:

Meet Donna Simpson. She’s going to cost you. A lot.

Simpson, of Old Bridge, N.J., is 42 years old, has two kids and a boyfriend, and she weighs 602 pounds. That’s right … 602 pounds.

She’s on a diet, of course, because she has a goal in mind:

It still remains a free country.   I don’t begrudge Homer Donna Simpson her goal.   However I do draw the line at voluntarily paying for her health care costs.    Further, I content that no ambulance crew has any obligation to transport a half of ton of lard to the hospital.   Why say you?

Flat Tax? WHEC-TV [6]

A proposed new tax on sugary drinks appears unlikely to pass the state Senate, despite passionate campaigning by New York Gov. David Paterson and his health commissioner