The American Spectator : Obama’s AARP Speech Broke My BS Detector.
by David Catron
President Obama spoke via satellite to the AARP “Life@50+” convention last Friday morning and I was foolish enough to turn on my patented BS Detector during the event. Unlike the “fact checkers” employed by the MSM, its special BUNK software was written such that it could recognize White House talking points and separate such input from actual facts. It turns out, however, to have had a fatal design flaw. Although I had successfully tested it on several pathological liars, and even a couple of lawyers, it simply didn’t have the capacity to process the volume of BS contained in a typical Obama speech. The machine was a smoking hulk by the time the President finished answering the final question from the AARP audience. Continue Reading →
Barack Obama doesn’t think the rich are paying their fair share of income taxes. So what is their fair share?
I posed this question to Fox News commentator Juan Williams in Dallas the other day. “The top 10 percent of income earners are paying 71 percent of all income taxes,” I said. “Isn’t that enough?” Although Juan was trying to defend the Obama position, he didn’t have an answer. Continue reading →
Sure, we’ve all heard ad nausea about the 47% comment. Yes, the President has made some colossal gaffes in the last week that have gone virtually unnoticed (A video had created the embassy messes? Really?). Nonetheless, whining about fairness will go nowhere. Mitt was being undisciplined and this can be the death knell to a Republican. Continue reading →
Last week in his New York Times column, Paul Krugman cheeredApple’s introduction of the iPhone as an example of the Keynesian theory of how depressions end — through “use, decay, and obsolescence,” which provide the stimulus economies need to recover. He went on to suggest that government can do what Apple does by increasing spending. Continue reading →
The ‘red pill’ and its opposite, ‘blue pill,‘ are pop culture terms that have become symbolic of the choice between blissful ignorance (blue) and embracing the sometimes-painful truth of reality (red). It’s time for America to take the red pill and wake up from the fog of apathy.