Archive for April 2011

On Set

Well, all day I have been on the movie set here in Louisiana, so I won’t be posting nearly as much here for the next week (the fans say “boo” the detractors say “yaaa”). Thus far I been training the extras in military drill for civil war soldiers and firearms training is after lunch. About... Read more »

Why We Can't Trust Government on Technology

-By Warner Todd Huston Free market advocates have for years been fighting the anti-capitalist left over government control of the Internet, a battle that has reached a temporary plateau when Obama’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC) arbitrarily decided that it was in full control of the Internet and by fiat implemented the left’s long-sought net neutrality... Read more »

DC Comics Turns Superman Against the USA

-By Warner Todd Huston Superman has just flipped the United States of America a super powered middle finger. In an upcoming issue of Action Comics, DC Comics is to have Superman appear before the United Nations to renounce his American citizenship. “Truth, justice, and the American way is not enough anymore,” Superman tells us. Screw... Read more »

Geithner's Spin: Auto Bailout A Success

-By Warner Todd Huston At the Detroit Economic Club today, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner tried to claim the auto bailout is a success. It certainly doesn’t seem like a success for the taxpayers. GM stock is about $30 today, and unless it gets up to $54, the taxpayers lose money on the deal. Why would... Read more »

Calif Union Chief Says You Taxpayers are Selfish and Full of 'Envy'

-By Warner Todd Huston You taxpayers should be ashamed of yourselves, says Art Pulaski, executive secretary-treasurer of the California Labor Federation. You big, selfish jerks should be happy to pay the taxes that gives government employees all healthcare practically for free and allows them to retire at 50 with their comfortable 40-year-long retirement pensions that... Read more »

East St. Louis: More Voters Registered Than Citizens That Live There

-By Warner Todd Huston It is a particular problem with our voter registration systems across the USA that the voting roles are so filled with ineligible names that we aren’t sure how many voters really live in any particular district. East St. Louis is no different. In fact, East St. Louis seems to have more... Read more »

The Democrat Caused Pension Bomb About to Destroy Our States

-By Warner Todd Huston A few weeks ago I wrote that unions have driven every state budget into a hole from which it isn’t likely the states can easily dig themselves out. I did not at that time reference the Pew report on the pensions mess and I want to revisit it here. On April... Read more »

Chicago's Cardinal Finally Punishes Catholic Bashing Priest

Chicago's Cardinal Finally Punishes Catholic Bashing Priest
-By Warner Todd Huston Father Michael Pfleger of Chicago’s Saint Sabina Church on the city’s southside has been a thorn in the side of the Catholic Church for decades. The priest has been a vocal opponent of many of the Church’s positions and religious tenets but has seemingly been beyond punishment for his heresies. That... Read more »

Telling Us Who They Fear: Left-Wing Journo Attacks Rep. Allen West

-By Warner Todd Huston Brandon K. Thorp, a gay activist from the alternative weekly Broward-Palm Beach New Times newspaper, is only the latest left-winger to launch into a verbal assault on Lt. Col. Allen West, now a Representative from Florida’s 22nd District. Like Sarah Palin and Michelle Bachman, Rep. West is one of the many... Read more »

Cook County Board: Where a Politician Refuses to Say Something Like a Normal Person... Again

-By Warner Todd Huston You gotta hand it to new Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle. Not only has she risen above her goofy name and won a highly important political position, but she’s achieved the art of almost saying something that she means. Of course there’s another thing you have to hand to her.... Read more »