Archive for January 2011

Amazing: NPRs Out Of Context Use of Renew America Quote

-By Warner Todd Huston Russ J. Alan is a writer whose work often appears on the website, a news/opinion site started several years ago by Alan Keyes. Alan’s latest column is about the mess that is Social Security and a quote from his piece was posted on National Public Radio’s website under the rubric... Read more »

Roskam to Deliver Economic Speech At City Club of Chicago Tuesday

From the office of Congressman Peter Roskam (Ill., 6th District).. BLOOMINGDALE – Majority Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam (IL-6) will deliver an economic speech at the City Club of Chicago this coming Tuesday, February 1st, at 12:30 pm CT. Roskam, a member of the influential Ways & Means Committee, will outline what House Republicans are... Read more »

The Barack Obama Station: It's All a Bad Act

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Chico Blasts Rahm Tax at Local Barbershop

From the Gery Chico for Chicago Mayor campaign… (CHICAGO) Visiting a Hyde Park barbershop that could potentially be hit by Rahm Emanuel’s haphazard plan to raise taxes, mayoral candidate Gery Chico again criticized the Rahm Tax as one of the largest expansions of the sales tax in city history at the absolute worst time. “Need... Read more »

As We Lose Our Jobs, Unionized CA College Profs Want More

-By Warner Todd Huston Without question we are living through the worst economic times in generations and Barack Obama’s policies aren’t helping alleviate the pain. Pain is, indeed, the watchword, too. Nearly everyone knows someone that has lost his job. Nearly everyone has lost money for their retirement. Everyone is feeling the pain. And no... Read more »

Chico pledges 2,000 new police officers by end of first term

From the Gery Chico for Chicago Mayor campaign.. (CHICAGO) Mayoral candidate Gery Chico rolled out a five-point plan to crack down on crime today that would strengthen police presence in Chicago neighborhoods, expand community policing and tackle gang violence. At a press conference in Marquette Park, within Chicago’s 8th Police District where the city’s index... Read more »

Truth in Accounting Issues: Florida's 'Financial State of the State' - True Tax Burden $23. Billion

From the Institute for Truth in Accounting… Chicago (November 29, 2010) Today, the Institute for Truth in Accounting released Florida’s “Financial State of the State.” After an intensive review of the State’s 2009 audited financial report the Institute determined the State is in a precarious financial position because it does not have the funds available... Read more »

Look Out it's ROBOT!

-By Warner Todd Huston Yes, prepare yourself for the greatest action movie of all time… I mean, come on. I don’t know if this actioner is meant to be “serious” action movie in India (Like Die Hard is in America, for instance) or if it’s just supposed to be tongue-in-cheek fun, but this one is... Read more »

Rahmin' It Home, Emanuel Stays on the Chicago Mayor Ballot

-By Warner Todd Huston At last, the question of whether Rahm Emanuel should stay on the ballot has been settled once and for all. The Illinois Supreme Court has unanimously ruled that the Appellate Court’s decision to throw Rahm off the ballot was a “novel standard” without “any foundation in Illinois Law.” Therefore, Rahm Emanuel... Read more »

Lefties Trying Preemptive Assault on Texas True The Vote Event

-By Warner Todd Huston The left-wing website Talking Points Memo (known as TPM) is worried that the Tea Party-backed True The Vote effort in Harris County, Texas — home of the City of Houston — is going to successfully enlist Texans to join an effort to “true the vote” by battling vote fraud. Because of... Read more »