Dumbo’s job plan — SSDD, from Reuters: VINEYARD HAVEN, Massachusetts — President Barack Obama is finalizing a jobs package that could include a program to refurbish school buildings nationwide and tax breaks to encourage firms to hire workers. The package, to be unveiled in early September, is Obama’s chance to convince skeptical voters he can […]

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davidl on June 22nd, 2011

Keeping the lights on in Texas, via Physorg: State lawmakers have passed a bill that allows Texans to skirt federal efforts to promote more efficient light bulbs, which ultimately pushes the swirled, compact fluorescent bulbs over the 100-watt incandescent bulbs many grew up with. The measure, sent to Gov. Rick Perry for consideration, lets any […]

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davidl on June 5th, 2011

Gurkha – 30, Taliban – 0, from Daily Mail (UK): Corporal Dipprasad Pun defeated more than 30 Taliban fighters single-handedly Used the tripod of his machine gun to beat away a militant after running out of ammunition A Gurkha soldier who single-handedly defeated more than 30 Taliban fighters has been awarded the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross […]

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davidl on April 17th, 2011

The Trump Principal, don’t accept your opponent’s narrative at face value. Palin plays Trump card, Sarah Palin demonstrates that you don’t have to named Donald Trump to play the Trump Card, from Clay Barbour and Doug Erickson, Madison.com: Wearing a skirt and no hat or gloves, she [Sarah Palin] didn’t seem bothered by the weather, […]

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davidl on December 19th, 2010

DREAM dies, New York Times slow on the uptake: Most immediately, the measure would have helped grant legal status to hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrant students and recent graduates whose lives are severely restricted though many have lived in the United States for nearly their entire lives. Kudos to the Times for correctly calling […]

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davidl on December 10th, 2010

Hell no to ethanol, from Matt Kibbe, Forbes: [S]ubsidizing blending ethanol into gasoline is fiscally indefensible. If the current subsidy is extended for five years, the Federal Treasury would pay oil companies at least $31 billion to use 69 billion gallons of corn ethanol that the Federal Renewable Fuels Standard already requires them to use. […]

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Eric Florack on May 10th, 2010

This is an actual letter sent to a man named Ryan DeVries regarding a pond on his property. It was sent by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Quality, State of Pennsylvania . This guy ‘ s response is hilarious, but read State ‘ s letter before you get to the response letter. SUBJECT: DEQ File […]

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davidl on March 20th, 2010

Eric Holder’s double standard, Leftist Propaganda Machine: “Those who reaffirm our nation’s most essential and enduring values do not deserve to have their own values questioned,” Holder told a group of lawyers who offer “pro bono,” or voluntary, legal services. “Let me be clear about this: Lawyers who provide counsel for the unpopular are, and […]

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