Archive for December 13th, 2010

The Flight From Risk – Robert Samuelson

Monday, December 13th, 2010

WASHINGTON — It is becoming clear that the Great Recession has left a deep and possibly lasting scar on the American psyche. From CEOs to ordinary families, we are a nation that is more cautious, more fearful and more risk-averse. This widespread and — so far — indestructible anxiety has hobbled the recovery and helps explain the slow pace of job creation. The economy’s revival depends in part on risk-taking, but risk-taking is in eclipse.

Dems and New Deal Complacency – Michael Barone

Monday, December 13th, 2010

The template for the Obama Democrats’ policies, the New Deal of the 1930s, was not designed to stimulate economic growth, but to freeze in place a tolerable but not dynamic status quo.

Chris Cillizza – Will President Obama be the first billion-dollar man

Monday, December 13th, 2010

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Tim Pawlenty op-ed in WSJ – Government Unions vs. Taxpayers. The moral case for unions – protecting working families from exploitation – does not apply to public employment

Monday, December 13th, 2010

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WSJ editorial – The Hawkeye Handouts. The tax bill is becoming a favor festival, starting with ethanol.

Monday, December 13th, 2010

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GOP House bosses: more pork than tea

Monday, December 13th, 2010

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The Hill – New Jersey GOP lacking a name to face a more vulnerable Menendez

Monday, December 13th, 2010

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Middle America’s Economic Woes – Rich Lowry

Monday, December 13th, 2010

The unemployment rate for people with a college degree or higher is 5 percent. If that were the rate for everyone, it’d be the 1990s again.

But college graduates are only 30 percent of the country. For the rest of the population, the jobs picture is grimmer. For people without a high-school degree, the unemployment rate is more than 15 percent. If that were the rate for everyone, it’d be the 1930s again.

Politics Daily – Obama’s Autobigraphy Revisited: Dreams From a Beleaguered President

Monday, December 13th, 2010

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Philip Howard – One nation, under too many laws – America is choking on laws of our own making

Monday, December 13th, 2010

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Miami Herald – U.N. is boycotting human rights

Monday, December 13th, 2010

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Goodbye, Charlie Crist – American Spectator

Monday, December 13th, 2010

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AP – 2,000 year old Christian Landmark Tree Cut Down In U.K

Monday, December 13th, 2010

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Reuters – India protests U.S. frisking of top diplomats at airports

Monday, December 13th, 2010

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Suicide bomber kills 6 troops in Afghanistan

Monday, December 13th, 2010

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Michelle Obama – childhood obesity is a national security threat

Monday, December 13th, 2010

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WSJ – Virginia federal judge is expected to rule Monday on whether the Obama administration’s health law violates the Constitution

Monday, December 13th, 2010

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Angela Levin, UK Daily Mail – Why do we let this creepy company called Google spy on our emails

Monday, December 13th, 2010

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WSJ – Rivals Say Google Plays Favorites. Search Giant Displays Its Own Health, Shopping, Local Content Ahead of Links to Competing Sites

Monday, December 13th, 2010

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NY Daily News – Ex-WikiLeaks staffer to launch rival whistleblower site Openleaks on Monday, seeking anonymous tips

Monday, December 13th, 2010

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