Archive for September, 2010


The Primacy of the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution

Contrasting the visions of our Founders and today’s Progressives, Matthew Kuchem at The Heritage Foundation writes: Americans…must conclude with Lincoln that the Constitution was designed to uphold the principles of the Declaration. Securing the rights affirmed in the Declaration—life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness—requires limited self-government. An unrestricted government—such Britain’s harsh rule over the [...]

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Tea Party “a potent force in American politics,” says Wall Street Journal

Based on a recent poll it conducted with NBC News, the Wall Street Journal reports that “the tea party has emerged as a potent force in American politics and a center of gravity within the Republican Party, with a large majority of Republicans showing an affinity for the movement that has repeatedly bucked the GOP [...]

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“Destructive Tipping Point” at hand for U.S. economy; does Congress care?

When a guy who’s the former chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisors, and currently dean of Columbia University Business School, says the U.S. economy is going down the toilet, we should probably listen to him. R. Glenn Hubbard, the highly credentialed guy, is the one who says “America is very close to a [...]

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“Mourning in America” video sums up the Obama disaster

If you’re old enough to remember Ronald Reagan’s popular “Morning in America” theme, and the related TV ad that played during his 1984 re-election campaign, you’ll find the new “Mourning in America” takeoff particularly poignant. The new ad uses many of the same images as the original, but makes a completely different point: that four [...]

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Congress & Wall Street have no corner on cozy dealmaking….

TechCrunch’s Michael Arrington reports on a recent meeting in San Francisco of so-called “super angel” investors, friends of his who “together account for nearly 100% of early stage startup deals in Silicon Valley.” In his post about the meeting, So A Blogger Walks Into A Bar…, Arrington recounts what sources told him about the meeting. [...]

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