TWO STATEMENTS FOR YOU TO COMPARE

First, I would like to post a statement about the USA\’s manufacturing industry.  Please read it through and see if you agree with my comments: Themanufacturing industry has long called the USA its home and, at onetime, had grown into one of America\’s greatest and most lucrativeexports, an industrial touchstone known around the world, an economicengine for jobs and business and...

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AN ANNIVERSARY TO FORGET

Today is an anniversary.  It marks five years since Barack Obama signed the so-called “stimulus package” into law, on the way to putting us 7 trillion more dollars into debt. Do me a favor and keep the champagne corked –  unless you think that 7 trillion more dollars of debt is worthy of a celebratory toast, that is. To commemorate this anniversary (so...

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WHAT WE LOSE IF WE LOSE ISRAEL (CONT.)

Time for another blog about what we – and, in this case, very especially Arab countries in the Middle East – lose if we lose Israel. Yesterdat;s New York Times op-ed page had an article by Seth M. Siegel which talks about Israel\’s extraordinary advances in water management, and how its successful technology might become a factor in promoting middle east...

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A “CLIMATE CHANGE” EXCHANGE

Here is the transcript of a little segment of yesterday\’s Fox News Sunday show, when Chris Wallace asked George Will about “climate change”.  See if you find it as interesting as I did: Wallace: …as you heard the President say, climate change accountsfor everything from drought to floods. George? Do you buy it? Will: No. And neither does science.But I\’m...

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WHAT WE LOSE IF WE LOSE ISRAEL (CONT.)

Time for another blog about what we – and, in this case, very especially Arab countries in the Middle East – lose if we lose Israel. Yesterdat;s New York Times op-ed page had an article by Seth M. Siegel which talks about Israel\’s extraordinary advances in water management, and how its successful technology might become a factor in promoting middle east...

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THE IRS WAR ON FREE SPEECH

In case you wonder whether the IRS is finished with its blatant attempt to minimize free speech in this country… …I strongly suggest you read today\’s editorial in the Chicago Tribune, which goes into detail about the new ways of doing so it is aggressively trying to implement. I will give you a taste below – but I urge you in strongest terms to click here and read every...

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THE IRS SCANDAL TIMELINE

Mainstream media have done everything they can to bury it. Chris Matthews calls it “obscure” – and there is little doubt that his cohorts at (where else?) MSNBC could not agree more. President Obama says there is “not a smidgen” of corruption involved with it. So how can that be, when the IRS scandal is so obviously an attempt to suppress freedom of speech...

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OF CROOKS, LIARS, AND CENSORSHIP CELEBRATIONS

Want to have a laugh?  A gritted-teeth one, but a laugh nonetheless? Then click on this link to a blog by “Heather” at the hard-left crooksandliars.com web site, and read about the Health Center in Michigan which has decided to ban Fox News Channel (FNC) from all its waiting room TVs, “because a board member complained about coverage of the ACA.” Do I find overt...

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OREGON\’S OBAMACARE WEB SITE

In the previous blog I talked about the impossibly ridiculous cost of ObamaCare web sites – not just the national site (as much as $634 million for a disaster on steroids which – despite the lies of its PR flaks in the media, is still nowhere near fixed), but the sites for state exchanges as well.  I noted that Maryland\’s web site cost $261 million dollars – all but...

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THE IRS SCANDAL TIMELINE

Mainstream media have done everything they can to bury it. Chris Matthews calls it “obscure” – and there is little doubt that his cohorts at (where else?) MSNBC could not agree more. President Obama says there is “not a smidgen” of corruption involved with it. So how can that be, when the IRS scandal is so obviously an attempt to suppress freedom of speech...

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HAMAS\’ “COMMITMENT TO PEACE”

While we\’re on the subject of hamas…. Here, again from Elad Benari at Israelnationalnews.com, is how hamas would view any international military group which might be used to facilitate peace between Gaza and Israel: PalestinianAuthority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas’s suggestionthat NATO forces be deployed in the future Palestinian state isnot well-received by his rivals, the Hamas...

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IN CASE YOU THINK ISRAEL IS THE ONLY ONE…

If you think Israel could live very happily without hamas ruling Gaza you would, of course, be right. But if you think it is any different for Egypt – the other country which borders Gaza (and which once controlled it) – you would be wrong. How wrong?  Read this excerpt from Elad Benari\’s article at israelnationalnews.com, and see for yourself: Egyptis continuing its...

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OREGON\’S OBAMACARE WEB SITE

In the previous blog I talked about the impossibly ridiculous cost of ObamaCare web sites – not just the national site (as much as $634 million for a disaster on steroids which – despite the lies of its PR flaks in the media, is still nowhere near fixed), but the sites for state exchanges as well.  I noted that Maryland\’s web site cost $261 million dollars – all but...

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THE NEW REPUBLIC\’S VIEW OF CHRIS CHRISTIE

The New Republic\’s latest edition has a hit piece on Chris Christie.  But, I suspect far fewer people will read the piece itself than will look at, and react to, its accompanying photoshopped picture: Get it? That\’s Tony Soprano, played by the late James Gandolfini, with Chris Christie\’s head photoshopped where James Gandolfini\’s used to be –...

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