Archive for March 2012

When You Disagree With Leftists, They Simply Dehumanize You

-By Warner Todd Huston The hatemongers of the Democrat Party and their pals on the far left like to pretend that it is the right that dehumanizes its foes, but the truth is no one dehumanizes enemies better than the left does. Case in point, the left thinks if you are a woman that doesn’t... Read more »

Truth in Accounting 2012 Winter Wrap

From the Institute for Truth in Accounting… Weinberg speaks at Society of American Business Editors & Writers Annual Conference: The Society of American Business Editors & Writers Annual Conference, March 15-17, featured appearances by prominent government officials and business professionals. Sheila Weinberg, Institute CEO, participated as a panelist on ‘Covering the New Austerity,’ moderated by... Read more »

Lefty Group Calling for Disclosure of Conservative Donors has Felon as Advisor

-By Warner Todd Huston Recently the Washington Post had a story about a coalition of left-wing advocacy groups calling for their counterparts on the conservative side to reveal all their donors even though the law does not require it. The Post feels the crusade is a bit odd since most of the lefty groups doing... Read more »

House Dems are on the Front Lines as ObamaCare Gets its Day in Court: Where’s Foster?

From the National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC)… Illinois Democrat’s Old Washington Colleagues Defend His Government Takeover of Healthcare Amidst Severely Low Public Opinion of the Law WASHINGTON — As Bill Foster’s government takeover of healthcare (Roll Call #165; Roll Call #167, 3/21/10) gets its day in court starting today, the bulk of the defense seems... Read more »

Florida Dems Can't Find Voters to Protest Allen West, so They Hire Some

-By Warner Todd Huston Democrats and the left are inherently a sham with little actual grassroots support and the race for Florida’s 18th Congressional District is yet another example of this truism. Repeatedly and across the country we see unions, Democrats, and other far left groups planning rallies and protest marches but finding that they... Read more »

Department of Justice Buckles under Congressional Pressure

From the office of Rep. Joe Walsh (R, Illinois 8th District)… In response to Walsh- Berman letter, DOJ contacts American victims of Palestinian terrorism WASHINGTON- Last week, Congressman Joe Walsh (IL-08) learned that the Office of Justice for Victims of Overseas Terrorism at the Department of Justice has finally reached out to the families of... Read more »

Comparison: Politico Lauds 'Forceful' Gov't Obamacare Argument, Fox Notes it was Laughed At

-By Warner Todd Huston The first arguments by the government in support of the already wildly over budget Obamacare law were heard at the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday and there is an interesting lesson in media bias that can be seen in the reporting of the day’s presentation. The difference between how the government’s... Read more »

Ooops: Chicago Trib Starts an Article on Education Misusing Words!

-By Warner Todd Huston Clarence Page wrote an excellent article questioning whether or not our students are actually learning anything, most especially critical thinking skills, at our colleges and universities. Unfortunately, his very first sentence commits what I feel is both a major grammatical error and an unnecessary paean to PCism. First, let me temper... Read more »

No April Fool's Joke: America Highest Corporate Tax IN THE WORLD!

In exactly one week before the United States has the highest corporate tax rate globally, the RATE Coalition has released a new video calling for a reduction in the corporate tax rate before the April 1 deadline when the United States will have the highest corporate tax rate at 35 percent. Even in Washington’s polarized... Read more »

Representatives Dold and Blumenauer Send Letter to House Leadership on Senate Transportation Bill

From the office of Rep. Robert Dold (Ill., 10th District)… WASHINGTON, DC – Today, United States Representatives Robert Dold (R-IL-10), Earl Blumenauer (D-OR-3), Charles Bass (R-NH-2), Mike Quigley (D-IL-5), and Judy Biggert (R-IL-13) sent a bipartisan letter to House leadership urging them to consider the two-year Senate Transportation bill as an alternative to an open-ended... Read more »