Archive for August 19th, 2009

NY Times: A Mini-Mutiny at AARP Over Health Care; many join more conservative American Seniors Association

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

Between 50,000 and 60,000 AARP members have left the organization since July 1, a spokesman for the group said.

Many of the defectors have destroyed their AARP cards and are switching to a relatively new group called American Seniors Association, which bills itself as the conservative alternative to AARP.

Bob Novak, R.I.P. — Larry Kudlow

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

Now we say good-bye to Robert Novak, who passed away early Tuesday morning at the age of 78. Yet another conservative icon has left us. He was a good friend, and an amazing reporter. In fact, I believe he was the best reporter of his generation, which spans all the way back to the Eisenhower years.

Why ‘Obama-Care’ is Failing — Jonah Goldberg

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009

To listen to the White House and its supporters, in and out of the media, you would think that opposition to “Obama-care” is the hobgoblin of a few small minds on the right. Racists, fascists, Neanderthals, the whole “Star Wars” cantina of boogeymen and cranks stand opposed to much-needed reform.