Archive for July 22nd, 2011

Jim Geraghty – Why Are News Organizations Still Touting Polls of Adults, Rather than Registered Voters?

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

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Aaron Blake, Washington Post – Jon Huntsman campaign manager Susie Wiles resigns

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

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Green, Shovel-Ready Stimulus — 100 Years Ago: Victor Davis Hanson

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

Quite simply, Big Creek could not be built today in the United States. Environmentalists would claim that the pristine nature of the San Joaquin River would be unnecessarily altered, citing a newly discovered colony of spotted newts or dappled dragonflies in the way of the proposed penstocks. Unions would demand blanket representation without elections — and every imaginable compensation for such hazardous duty. Workers would apply for stress-related disability benefits given the dizzying heights and the dank subterranean mining. Government regulators and inspectors would outnumber project engineers.

New Republic – We Have No Idea What We Are Doing in Libya – David Rieff

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

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Rasmussen – Just 49% Say Home Is Worth More Than Mortgage

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

Upper-income homeowners are more confident in their home value than those who earn less. Investors are much more confident than non-investors about their home’s value. Seventy-one percent (71%) of government workers believe their home is worth more than the mortgage. Just 50% of private sector employees and 42% of retirees share such optimism. This result comes at a time when confidence that home values will improve has fallen to the lowest level ever recorded.

In December 2008, 61% believed their home was worth more than their mortgage. While the numbers have declined since then, this is the first time ever that the number believing they had equity in their home stayed below 50% for two months in a row.

Daily Caller – Politico “reporter” Andy Barr, who covered Republican Sarah Palin, quits for Democratic Party job

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

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Intrade – Rick Perry ahead of Mitt Romney for Republican 2012 nomination

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

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Washington Post – Debt talks bring tensions between Democrats, Obama to surface

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

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Video, Sen. Tom Coburn: “I Will Bet You A Porterhouse Steak” Obama Will Sign Cut, Cap & Balance

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

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Video, Sen. Jim DeMint – We’re Not Elected To “Make It Easier To Increase Debt Limit”

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

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