December 2008

Planned Parenthood: The Secret History

by Jimmy on December 30, 2008 · 3 comments in Abortion

Planned Parenthood is an organization that provides “reproductive health” services; that’s code, by the way, for abortions. In fact, they are the country’s leading provider of abortions. In 2007, as reported on their own Web site, Planned Parenthood provided 305,310 abortions. Planned Parenthood actively opposes reasonable laws intended to reduce abortions such as laws requiring [...]


Book Review: Liberal Fascism: The Secret History of the American Left, From Mussolini to the Politics of Meaning by Jonah Goldberg Grade: A+, 5 Stars, A Ten, whatever the scoring system, this is a great book. There is so much to say about this outstanding book, I’m not sure where to begin. There is no [...]


It truly is a Christmas miracle that the New York Times printed an article over the weekend called Bleeding Heart Tightwads. The columnist, Nicholas D. Kristof, admits what many of us have always instinctively known, that conservatives are more generous than liberals. He cites three studies in his column, all of which support the conclusion [...]


New Deal Prolonged the Depression

by Jimmy on December 18, 2008 · 2 comments in Economics

With the recent passage the $700 billion stimulus package, “federal obligations now exceed the collective net worth of all Americans.” What does this mean? It means The United States of America is officially bankrupt. This is according to calculations made by the Peter G. Peterson Foundation, and was published recently in the As interesting [...]


2008 Recession Is Official

by Jimmy on December 16, 2008 · 0 comments in Economics

After nearly of a year of unofficial pronouncements of the country’s recession (see, for example, NPR: Official Or Not, Consumers Sense A Recession), media outlets across the country, earlier this month, announced that the recession is now official (see, for example, NPR: Recession Is Official). So what’s the difference between an official and an unofficial [...]


Auto Bailout Stopped…For Now

by Jimmy on December 12, 2008 · 0 comments in Limited Government

It was reported this morning from Fox News that the Senate Republicans were able to block the $14 billion auto rescue package. In a story called, United Auto Workers Lash Out at GOP Senators Over Bailout Collapse, “the president of the United Auto Workers (UAW) union accuses Senate Republicans of thwarting the $14 billion auto [...]