Dateline Portland Oregon, January 2012: Tonight’s “Laughing at Liberal Loons Moment” comes at the expense of Mayor Sam Adams who apparently can not tell when people are laughing *AT* him rather than *WITH* him. A new episode of Portlandia pokes fun at the Adams Bag Ban and the reduction in individual freedoms that it bring [...]
“Peaceful protesters” in San Francisco broke into an abandoned hotel, gathered up Bibles still remaining in the guest rooms, and carried them up to the roof – where they began throwing them at police on the street below. They threw bricks, as well.
Occupy San Francisco’s “Day of Action” turned violent Friday night when prote [...]
General Electric’s now trying to convince
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folks who’ve bought wind turbines from them to augment their purchases by buying their solar panels as well. What their line is: winds blow strongest at night, solar works best during the day – so installing both makes good economic sense.
The reality: the US [...]
In the 2008 election, 68 percent of new young voters overwhelming chose to vote for Obama and the Democrats’ socialist agenda. That’s a scary statistic, but it’s no accident. It’s the result of a patient, long-term strategy on the part of leftist social reformers, and it’s finally coming to fruition.
The majority of new voters were all [...]
Take the sea change occurring on just one income-inequality issue, the minimum wage. In November, four of the redder states in the country voted to raise the wage (South Dakota, Nebraska, Arkansas and Alaska). The latter state voted by a 38-point margin to boost its wage to $9.75. That will be the highest state wage The post Danny Westneat: Guess Who’s Disco
The long-term trend has been that union membership in the public sector — meaning government employees — has grown, while private sector membership has dropped. Since the end of the recession, though, that was flipped, with 300,000 more private-sector union employees and 400,000 fewer in the public sector. The post The State of the Unions: Membership Is Up,
Gov. Inslee’s proposed 2015–17 operating budget would increase spending by $5.2 billion. It would also increase revenues over amounts already forecast by $1.6 billion. The post Governor Inslee’s 2015–17 Operating Budget Proposal appeared first on Washington State Wire.
1) Left-wing Syriza party won Greek elections this weekend by 36%, making Alexis Tsipras the next Prime Minister. Syriza will reject austerity measures and challenge the European Union. The only question that remains is if Syriza will need a coalition or will be able to rule on their own as a single party. 2) … Continue reading Top International Stories to
1) A suicide car bomb attacked a hotel in Somalia, where Turkish delegates were meeting. While none of the delegation was harmed, two policemen were killed in the attack which is being claimed by al Shabaab. President Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey had planned to arrive in Somalia tomorrow. 2) The UN has condemned a deadly … Continue reading Top International St
Guests: George Templeton, Becca Lower Note: be kind, this was my first podcast without Justin as my producer. Boko Haram Terrorizes Africa https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S1FEhb4a0g0 Yemen Out of Control https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SGRHmnYyceY Changes in Syria https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=61I60t2r7_w THUNDER ROUND Middle East: Libya becoming
To stop climate change, Al Gore wants to spend a mere $90 trillion rebuilding all of the world’s cities so that everyone is living in such high-density neighborhoods that they don’t need cars. While a few curmudgeonly types might think that $90 trillion sounds like a lot of money, it really isn’t, say Gore and […]
The latest news from Hawai’i is that the Honululu Authority for Rapid Transportation (HART) lied to the city council when it told them the city’s rail project was $500 million to $700 million over budget. It turns out it’s really $910 million over budget. HART was just hoping to cover up $210 million of the […]
With Austin’s light-rail ballot measure going down in flames last November due to its high costs, rail transit advocates have conceded defeat, folded up their tents, and gone home. Ha, ha, just kidding; actually, now they are talking about subways. Although someone prepared this map of an Austin subway system more as a joke than […]