Archive for July 7th, 2009

By Peter Roff, Thomas Jefferson Street blog

In her remarks bringing the debate over the climate bill to a close, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California urged her colleagues to vote in favor of the cap and trade bill, saying the measure was about four things: “jobs, jobs, jobs, and jobs.”

She was right—the House-passed version of cap and trade is all about jobs: jobs lost, jobs never created, jobs sent overseas, and, unbelievably, jobs people will be paid for doing long after they cease to exist. Read the rest of this entry

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By Christopher Chantrill

A liberal acquaintance couldn’t understand why conservatives are impatient with Obama. Didn’t conservatives get enough of a chance with 30 years of Reagan and Bush, he asked?

OK, it’s true that conservatives did get some tax-rate cuts. And we did win the cold war. And we did roll back one social program, welfare, a little, for a while.

But conservatives look on the Obama administration so far and say: Liberals are like the French Bourbons — the royal house of France, Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette, deposed in the French Revolution. Read the rest of this entry

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Peter Ferrara – FOXNews.com – July 04, 2009

Sarah Palin’s resignation as Governor of Alaska is a brilliant liberating move for her career, and a potential turning point for the national conservative movement.

Sarah Palin’s resignation as Governor of Alaska is a brilliant liberating move for her career, and a potential turning point for the national conservative movement. Read the rest of this entry

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James Pinkerton – FOXNews.com July 06, 2009

Make no mistake, the economic crisis and Obama’s failure to create real jobs with his stimulus package means we’re looking at this president’s Katrina.

The economy is shaping up to be Barack Obama’s Katrina. If President George W. Bush was blamed for his slow response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005 — there was plenty of blame to go around, of course, but the disaster was on Bush’s watch–then Obama will get the blame for his slow response to the current recession. The difference, of course, is that Katrina afflicted a city and a few states, while the recession afflicts the whole country. Read the rest of this entry

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A growing number of business owners and taxpayers are mobilizing nationwide against the House-approved cap-and-trade energy bill, which would reduce energy consumption but could raise energy prices and harm small businesses.

The revolution will not be televised: it’s been blinking along on a giant bakery sign in St. Louis, Mo., instead.

Fed up with his congressman’s vote on a sweeping climate-change bill that passed the House of Representatives on Saturday, the proprietor of McArthur’s Bakery took to his street sign and posted a clear message to all passersby: Read the rest of this entry

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