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Ezra Klein: The Wise Boy

First, NBC News publishes a column online touting Hillary Clinton’s “defining moments” that included no accomplishments, and now The New Republic has come out with a veri-table love letter to liberal propagandist Ezra Klein, a/k/a Alfred E. Neuman (check out his Washington Post photo), that is equally light on … Continue reading

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Collective Action Without Big Government

During his second inaugural speech, Obama called for more “collective action” on the part of the American people, and in the process, knocked down a straw man by which he implied that those who disagree with him cling to a theory of individual action that is … Continue reading

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Counterfactual Thinking

A recent Washington Post interview with economist Alan Blinder about his new book nicely illustrates liberal condescension. While discussing the effects of TARP and the stimulus bill, the Post’s reporter and Blinder questioned the reasoning ability of those who think that TARP and … Continue reading

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What Difference Does It Make?

Lance Armstrong used various drugs and blood doping to enhance his performance during his cycling career, and now we have Beyonce, singing at the presidential inauguration, using pre-recorded music to enhance her performance. Both performers have engaged in essentially the same conduct (including the … Continue reading

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Giving Up The Constitution

Writing in the NY Times, Louis Seidman, a constitutional law professor at Georgetown University, suggests that we give up on the Constitution, because according to him, our “insistence on obedience to the Constitution” is the cause of our “broken” government. Seidman … Continue reading

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Liberals Still At It

Boy, a person might think that liberals would take a break, at least during the holidays, from their muddled thinking, hypocrisy, and outright nastiness, but no such luck. For starters, the state of Colorado is busy drafting rules to require dog daycare and boarding facilities … Continue reading

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Misrepresenting Medicare

Liberals seem to be reading from the same broken script with respect to Medicare costs. First, Ruth Marcus and Ezra Klein claim that Medicare costs are “lower than those of private insur-ers” (here and here) and now Matthew Yglesias claims that every dollar the federal govern-ment … Continue reading

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Taxing Dividends

The Costco board of directors will borrow $3.5 billion so that the company can pay a significant dividend to shareholders in December, rather than next year, before the looming tax increase on dividend income. This isn’t unusual in itself because corporations need to … Continue reading

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Klein Whine

Among the liberal propagandists who write for publications such as the Washington Post, Slate, and others, Ezra Klein has a soft spot in his heart for an Orwellian approach to language (i.e., distorting the meaning of words). And he’s not above … Continue reading

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Kiss Mammograms Good-Bye

Well, now that the election is over, the authoritarians (a/k/a liberals) can turn their full attention back to healthcare and resume the task of placing 315 million Americans under the thumb of the central government. Liberals are often seen as wanting to turn America into Europe, … Continue reading

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