Browsing Month October, 2011

ELECTION 2012:: Perry criticizes Romney, defends Texas actions – Reuters

By at October 28, 2011 | 3:04 pm

ELECTION 2012:: Perry criticizes Romney, defends Texas actions – Reuters

(Reuters) - Texas Governor Rick Perry renewed his attack on Republican presidential rival Mitt Romney as untrustworthy, and defended Texas illegal immigration policy that has been criticized by conservative Republicans. via Republican Perry criticizes Romney, defends Texas actions | ... Go To Article

Election 2012 , News , Politics , Rick Perry , , , , , ,

SOLYNDRA:: House panel to vote on White House subpoena for Solyndra documents – The Hill

By at October 28, 2011 | 2:42 pm

SOLYNDRA:: House panel to vote on White House subpoena for Solyndra documents – The Hill

A House Energy and Commerce Committee panel will vote next week on whether to subpoena the White House for documents on the Solyndra case. Republicans scheduled a meeting of the committee’s investigative panel for Thursday, Nov. 3, to vote on a resolution to authorize a White House subpoena. The meeting comes after the White House rejected Republicans’ request for ... Go To Article

Congress , Energy , News , Politics , , , , ,

IMMIGRATION::Reagan and Lazarus – The New York Sun

By at October 28, 2011 | 12:12 pm

IMMIGRATION::Reagan and Lazarus – The New York Sun

One of our favorite moments in the political debate in the past two generations came between the election day on which Ronald Reagan emerged as the the 40th American president-elect and the time he was sworn in. It was in that interregnum that his older brother, Neil, in an interview with Los Angeles Times, disclosed that their grandfather had snuck into America from ... Go To Article

American Exceptionalism , Commentary , Election 2012 , Featured , General , Immigration , Politics , , , , ,

WALTER RUSSELL MEAD: Venture Capitalists Succeed Where Green Planners Fail – Via Meadia

By at October 28, 2011 | 12:11 pm

WALTER RUSSELL MEAD: Venture Capitalists Succeed Where Green Planners Fail – Via Meadia

The failure of this administration’s green jobs and targeted subsidy initiatives doesn’t mean that green innovation is dead.  In fact, without clueless bureaucrats, lobby-connected insiders and green zealots making investment decisions they don’t understand, the serious business of making the world cleaner and more efficient may go forward faster than ever. via ... Go To Article

Commentary , Energy , Environment , Featured , Politics , , , , , , , ,

EUROPEAN DEBT CRISIS::Everyone Bails Out Everyone – WSJ

By at October 28, 2011 | 11:49 am

EUROPEAN DEBT CRISIS::Everyone Bails Out Everyone – WSJ

Is anyone surprised at what Europe wrought? Contrary to headlines, European policy makers did not leave Brussels yesterday morning with the "final, even groundbreaking" plan to end the euro-zone's debt crises that they had promised earlier in the week. Details are still sketchy on many of the announced measures, including those to increase the firepower of the European ... Go To Article

Commentary , Economy , Featured , General , Politics , , , ,

GOVERNMENT:: On Tyranny and Liberty – City Journal

By at October 28, 2011 | 11:48 am

GOVERNMENT:: On Tyranny and Liberty – City Journal

A U.S. Supreme Court justice recounted over cocktails a while ago his travails with his hometown zoning board. He wanted to build an addition onto his house, containing what the plans described as a home office, but he met truculent and lengthy resistance. This is a residential area, a zoning official blustered—no businesses allowed. The judge mildly explained that he ... Go To Article

Commentary , Featured , General , Politics , , , , , ,

RESCUING EUROPE:: A Solution Or A Stopgap?

By at October 28, 2011 | 11:45 am

RESCUING EUROPE:: A Solution Or A Stopgap?

WASHINGTON -- There's an Orwellian quality to Europe's latest financial rescue. Words lose their ordinary meaning. Greece, for example, has clearly defaulted, but no one says so. In July, private lenders agreed "voluntarily" to accept an estimated 21 percent reduction in their loans to Greece. Now, that's been pushed to 50 percent, and private lenders' consent is still ... Go To Article

Commentary , Featured , General , Politics , , , , , , ,

STATUE OF LIBERTY marks 125 years, hosts naturalization for 125 – LATimes

By at October 28, 2011 | 11:26 am

STATUE OF LIBERTY marks 125 years, hosts naturalization for 125 – LATimes

The United States celebrated the 125th anniversary of the dedication of the Statue of Liberty on Friday with the naturalization of 125 new citizens from 46 nations, a ceremony of unity that temporarily put aside the political and geographical changes associated with the contentious issue of immigration. via Statue of Liberty marks 125 years, hosts naturalization for ... Go To Article

General , News , Politics , , ,

ELECTION 2012::CILLIZZA:The contenders and the pretenders of the Republican race

By at October 28, 2011 | 11:13 am

ELECTION 2012::CILLIZZA:The contenders and the pretenders of the Republican race

As in eight candidates on this month’s Friday presidential Line — the first time this election cycle that we aren’t including ten Republicans in our rankings of who might wind up as the GOP nominee. Why? Because with the no-go decisions by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Alaska governor Sarah Palin , there simply aren’t ten people left in the ... Go To Article

Election 2012 , General , News , Politics , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

OBAMA EXECUTIVE MEMOS:: Obama signs two more jobs-related orders – USA Today

By at October 28, 2011 | 10:38 am

OBAMA EXECUTIVE MEMOS:: Obama signs two more jobs-related orders – USA Today

President Obama signed two more executive memorandums today, saying they will help employment at a time when congressional Republicans are blocking his $447 billion jobs bill. "With too many families struggling and too many businesses fighting to keep their doors open, we can't wait for Congress to take action," Obama said in a statement, echoing a political point he ... Go To Article

Barack Obama , News , Politics , , , , ,

Featuring Recent Posts WordPress Widget development by YD