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The other day on CNBC, I saw Larry Kudlow discussing the Democrats’ desire for a second “jobs bill” – what they’re calling “stimulus” now that “stimulus” is known to be ineffective union-boosting pork. I sent Mr. Kudlow a few thoughts on the subject (and he was kind enough to respond that I was “dead right.") Here are those thoughts:
The Federal Communications Commission’s new scheme to regulate the internet provides yet another example of a government agency desperately attempting to seize power. This has become such a common occurrence in government operation that it rarely even makes the news anymore. But, this power grab still ought to be treated as an affront to competition and the free market—even if this has become a norm.
Below, I have attached the video of Julius Genachowski announcing FCC’s new plan.
Tea Party groups call for sponsors to drop Hardball following Chris Matthews' ‘left-wing hit piece’
A coalition of Tea Party groups is slamming MSNBC’s Chris Matthews for his “left-wing propaganda hit piece” documentary on the Tea Party movement and is calling on sponsors to drop his show. MSNBC aired “The Rise of the New Right,” hosted by Matthews, Wednesday night. The National Tea Party Federation, a broad coalition of Tea Party groups that offer rapid response to attacks on the movement, condemned the documentary as “journalism at its worst” whose “purpose was to demonize and misrepresent.”
For today's reading, may I suggest my article for Human Events about President Obama's prime time speech last night regarding the Gulf oil spill. Clearly, the man has adopted Rahm Emanuel's exhortation not to let a crisis go to waste. See "Obama Sells Economic Snake Oil", Ross Kaminsky, HumanEvents.com, 6/16/10http://www.humanevents.com/article.php?id=37519
Successful elsewhere, 'tea party' fails to find traction in California
At the election night party of "tea party" favorite Chuck DeVore in Tustin, Carole Mullner and her daughter Stephanie Perez were among the first to arrive. Outfitted in red T-shirts branding them as "insurgents" for DeVore, they enjoyed a rare moment of calm after months of campaigning for the Republican Senate candidate.
Join Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli for Health Care Lawsuit Online Townhall
Anyone watching the post ObamaCare legislative battle is probably well aware that Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is currently embroiled in a lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of the individual mandate. This is in addition to a class action suit, and a joint lawsuit filed by a growing group of states a