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The Colorado gubernatorial race is a mess for Republicans, with former Congressman Tom Tancredo jumping in as a third party candidate against GOP nominee Dan Maes, with the expectation that the fracturing on the right will benefit the Democrat, Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper. But this ad produced by my friends at the Western Tradition Partnership, which attacks Hickenlooper's advocacy to spend heavily to fight global warming, might have some…Continue
Added by Paul Chesser on October 15, 2010 at 6:49pm — No Comments
It won't come as a surprise to the Washington Examiner lobbying beat reporter Tim Carney, but CNSNews reports that General Electric has become a big beneficiary of Obama administration generosity:
The Obama administration gave corporate giant General Electric—the parent company of NBC--$24.9 million in grants from the $787-billion economic “stimulus” law President Barack Obama signed…
Added by Paul Chesser on October 12, 2010 at 9:30am — No Comments
The massive economic stimulus package President Obama pushed through Congress last year is coming in on time and under budget - and with strikingly few claims of fraud or abuse - according to a White House report....
Well 10:10.org apparently is not only embarrassed about their bloody schoolroom splatter flick, but also by the first "apology" they issued for it, as it's been removed from their Website. "Oh well, live and learn" has been replaced by something a little…Continue
Added by Paul Chesser on October 5, 2010 at 11:36am — No Comments
Added by Paul Chesser on October 4, 2010 at 4:49pm — No Comments
This just in -- the Washington Post (uncritically) reports the White House pixie dust is still working:
The massive economic stimulus package President Obama pushed through Congress last year is coming in on time and under budget - and with strikingly few claims of fraud or abuse - according to a White House report to be released Friday.
Added by Paul Chesser on October 1, 2010 at 8:05am — No Comments
Earlier this week I wrote in the Washington Times about the introduction of a national Renewable Electricity Mandate bill by New Mexico Democrat Sen. Jeff Bingaman and Kansas Republican Sen. Sam Brownback. About 30 states already have them in one form or another, which require public utilities to generate…Continue
Added by Paul Chesser on September 30, 2010 at 1:45pm — No Comments
The Washington Post today has another of their "scientists say" articles (they're actually just wildlife advocates -- well, only certain wildlife, as you'll see) about how too many birds are falling prey because of excessive outdoor cats:
Scientists are quietly raging about the effects that cats, both owned and stray, are having on…
The median salary among all 15 of the highest-paid Big Green environmental officials (the nonprofits like Environmental Defense…
The Hill (via Drudge): 'Dems to stuff 20 bills into post-election lame duck session:'
Democrats are considering cramming as many as 20 pieces of legislation into the lame-duck session they plan to hold after the Nov. 2 election.
The array of bills competing for floor time shows the sense of urgency among Democratic lawmakers to act before the start of the 112th Congress, when Republicans…
Added by Paul Chesser on September 28, 2010 at 9:47am — No Comments
Yet more shovel-ready busy-work funded by taxpayers, discovered by the Freedom Foundation of Minnesota and Watchdog.org:
St. Cloud Regional Airport touts lots of amenities on its website—a café, ATM, free wi-fi, free parking and a $5 million completely renovated terminal whose capacity went up dramatically from 30 to 200 travelers. There’s also a new $750,000…
Added by Paul Chesser on September 27, 2010 at 3:25pm — No Comments
Vulnerable Rep. Betsy Markey, and many fellow Colorado Democrats, has been the beneficiary of liberal billionaire heiress Pat Stryker's generous political contributions, which helped transform it into a Blue State a few short years ago. Now it appears that Markey has returned the favor by helping one of Stryker's…Continue
Added by Paul Chesser on September 27, 2010 at 2:41pm — No Comments
This was taken on a pretty busy thoroughfare in south Raleigh. The three Democrat congressmen listed on the sign -- Bob Etheridge, Brad Miller and David Price -- all have significant portions of their districts in North Carolina's state capital.
Added by Paul Chesser on September 26, 2010 at 6:56pm — No Comments
Hat tip to the Wall Street Journal's John Fund for the head's up on this campaign ad by Let Freedom Ring, which criticizes Sen. Lisa Murkowski over her write-in campaign after she lost the Alaska Republican primary to newcomer Joe Miller. It reminds voters that she got her seat because…Continue
Added by Paul Chesser on September 26, 2010 at 6:26pm — No Comments
“I don’t think you want the Tea Party running your community, running your family, running your government.”
In case you need a…Continue
Added by Paul Chesser on September 26, 2010 at 10:52am — No Comments
Colin Beavan, the author of "No Impact Man," which chronicled his yearlong experiment of taking his family off the electricity grid (and from what I hear, toilet paper), has made the rounds this summer at colleges and business forums promoting his book. He recently visited the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, as my former John Locke Foundation colleague Jenna Ashley Robinson explains:
UNCW isn’t the…
All I saw on the homepage of CNN was the headline/link "Republican takes on heckler," and I knew who it had to…Continue
Added by Paul Chesser on September 24, 2010 at 6:23am — No Comments
Democrat Rep. Chellie Pingree of Maine hates the practice of lawmakers who travel on private jets. Despises it, as Maine Watchdog recalls:
According to written remarks delivered before the Subcommittee on the Constitution in 2006, Pingree said: “Most Americans never have and never will fly on a…