Dumbo stuck on higher taxes. Barack Obama is addicted to the idea of big government,from James Pethokoukis, Beuters: But Obama’s tax obsession becomes understandable when you realize the long game he’s playing: Big Taxes to fund Big Government. Decade after decade. See, it’s an almost universal belief among left-of-center journalists, economists, policymakers and politicians that […]

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davidl on December 27th, 2010

Sharp Tack pricks Juan, Clarice Feldman destroys Juan Williams, first Williams, from Aaron Blake,Washington Post: Juan Williams: Palin not on same ‘intellectual stage’ as Obama Fox News contributor Juan Williams said Sunday that Sarah Palin “can’t stand on the intellectual stage” with President Obama. Williams, in his role as an analyst on Fox News Sunday, […]

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davidl on September 22nd, 2010

Professor Thomas Sowell – 1, Dumbo – 0, Obamcare meets Basic Economics, loses, Patteico’s Pontifications: So what do you think might happen if you sought to make health insurance more widely available for children — by simply mandating that companies with child-only policies make those policies available to children with pre-existing conditions? So were the […]

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davidl on March 6th, 2009

Stink Progress has their knickers in a twist of this, somewhat inarticulate, statement from Zack Wamp(R-TN): WAMP: Listen, health care a privilege. […] MSNBC: Well, it’s a privilege? Health care? I mean if you have cancer right now, do you see it as a privilege to get treatment? WAMP: I was just about to say, […]

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davidl on February 23rd, 2009

Bertha Lewis, ACORN: Housing is a right. See the video: Read the transcript, via Steve Gilbert, Sweetness & Light. No Ms Lewis, housing is not a right.  Housing is a commodity, to wit a product of human endeavor.  You can not give a commodity, say housing, to one person, unless your first take it from […]

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