Tax and Government Deficit

NewsBusters catches out the media mis-reporting the story behind the shrinking US Deficit. Well, the tax cuts haven’t been repealed, and there have been no big new tax increases. But yesterday the White House announced that final tallies for the federal government’s fiscal year ending September 30, 2006, the budget deficit had shrunk from $413… Continue reading Tax and Government Deficit

Columbia – “Cancel all Invitations”

Looks like Columbia University can no longer hold debates, owing to the habit of left-wing students refusing to allow free speak from conservatives.

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They fight better at the top schools, or why free speech is only allowed for 5 minutes if you’re not on the left

In case anyone doesn’t get my reference in the previous post, a speaker from an anti illegal immigration group was all but pushed off the stage in the USA the other day. (When I say “anti”, these guys actually take it on themselves to guard the border where it’s not being done.) The thing is,… Continue reading They fight better at the top schools, or why free speech is only allowed for 5 minutes if you’re not on the left

Did you Know

That adding water to an engine’s fuel system under load can increase power? Bizarre, but true from Wikipedia!

What the?

H/T Patterico: Jewish-Owned Clinic’s Decision to Close Saturdays Interferes With Religious Freedom But then again, this is from the country where “freedom of religion” has been used to suppress religion for some time now. Go figure. Over here we just have the government deciding what we are allowed to believe as Christians…

Quote of the Day – Forecasting

Love this quote: There are many methods for predicting the future. For example, you can read horoscopes, tea leaves, tarot cards, or crystal balls. Collectively, these methods are known as “nutty methods.” Or you can put well-researched facts into sophisticated computer models, more commonly referred to as “a complete waste of time.”

A Quote

“The historian must choose between generalizations which are never quite true in any specific instance and an incomprehensible anarchy of individual cases.” Prof. Normal Hampson, quoted in “The History of Christianity”, which I was browsing through this morning. But that’s the trouble all right – this is where arguments come in, because situations are always… Continue reading A Quote

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