They're finally figuring it out. The Greek "bailout" deal, the terms of which seem ever-changing, includes "austerity" for the masses, but also includes this gem: From the New York Times, regarding Greece: Ms. Katseli, an economist who was labor minister in the government of George Papandreou until she left in a cabinet reshuffle last June, [...]
Crony Capitalism: $737 Million Green Jobs Loan Given to Nancy Pelosi's Brother-In-Law Solyndra wasn't enough looting, comrade. Despite the growing Solyndra scandal, yesterday the Department of Energy approved $1 billion in new loans to green energy companies -- including a $737 million loan guarantee to a company known as SolarReserve: "SolarReserve LLC, a closely held [...]
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hV-05TLiiLU http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=APUhVXImUhc Next clip: Sweet Irony. Democrats concerned about forcing some people to subsidize other people's lifestyles. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nUkzV8h3Wp0&feature=related Next clip: Obama. "Penalties are appropriate for people who try to free-ride the system and force others to pay for their health insurance..." Yes, let's stop all subsidies, ALL subsidies, right now, and impose penalties for people [...]
There was a great article by Ed Kaitz in the American Thinker about a recent interview done by Rachel Maddow of MSNBC with Speaker Nancy Pelosi. In the interview Pelosi asked Americans to "think" about a bright, new, liberating kind of utopia: Think of an economy where people could be an artist or a photographer, [...]
Richmond Tea Party had a contest where people could donate frozen turkeys for the Thanksgiving holiday to the local food shelters in honor of their biggest turkey in congress. See the results...