Posts tagged "Washington Times"

When rape doesn't much matter

From the Washington Times: Social warriors, sometimes Why the rape that escaped the media and national attention must not be ignored Rape stories, when they can be used to vault social-justice issues into the nation’s psyche, get exhaustive coverage and opining by the mainstream media, regardless of whether they’re even true. But if a 14-year-old... Read more »

Drivers: More ethanol in your tank?

Stick a cob in your tank. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is seriously considering increasing by 50 percent the amount of ethanol that must be added to your gasoline. This is nothing more than a gigantic subsidy to the corn and ethanol industries, being sold as something that is energy efficient and environmentally beneficial. In... Read more »

ObamaCare: Bait and Switch

Obama, campaigning at a Wisconsin high school, made extensive promises about his health care plan. Wonder how ObamaDemCare that was actually enacted compares with the campaign promises that Barack Obama made on the campaign trail? Here’s a comparison, made by the Washington Times, and the comparisons aren’t good. His projections are of the costs are... Read more »
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