Wall St. Journal Sides With Dragas

A Wall Street Journal editorial on June 25 presented a little-heard conservative viewpoint on the furor at the University of Virginia over the firing of President Teresa Sullivan. I find it difficult to form an opinion because neither side in the dispute has been forthcoming about its specific goals. I don’t know what the Journal [...]

By |2012-06-26T13:38:40-04:00June 26th, 2012|Education|0 Comments

Liberty Looms Large This Year

Dan Henninger, columnist and Deputy Editorial Page Director for the Wall Street Journal, wrote a column saying that the concepts of freedom and liberty are strongly resonating with voters this year. He said the symbols of this mood are the "Don't tread on me" motto and the “coiled rattlesnake sewn into the famous yellow Gadsden [...]

By |2012-03-11T09:38:09-04:00March 10th, 2012|Politics|1 Comment

Scientists Condemn Climate Alarmists

Sixteen leaders of the scientific and technical communities have signed a statement in the Wall Street Journal condemning the man-made climate-change movement as nothing but an enterprise to increase the wealth and power of its leaders. Their statement is timely in view of the fact that most voters still believe in man-caused global warming despite [...]

By |2012-01-28T10:52:13-05:00January 28th, 2012|Energy|2 Comments

Church of Man-Made Global Warming

People deeply committed to belief in man-made global warming form a cult that has “all the trappings of religion,” according to an Oct. 24 column on Realclearpolitics.com by Michael Barone. He is a leading political scientist, Fox news commentator, and resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute. He sees these similarities: Concept of original sin: [...]

By |2011-10-25T12:54:56-04:00October 25th, 2011|Energy|0 Comments

The Gravy Trains

This is a quick update to this morning’s post, Runaway Trains, about the administration’s high-speed rail boondoggle.  Rasmussen Reports, the national polling organization, reported today on their survey of public opinion on high-speed rail: A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that, overall, 41% of Likely Voters favor the plan and 46% are opposed. [...]

By |2011-02-15T20:42:00-05:00February 15th, 2011|Economy|1 Comment

An Amendment to Strengthen Our States

From the Wall Street Journal:  In its next session beginning in January, the legislature of Virginia will consider proposing a constitutional "Repeal Amendment." The Repeal Amendment would give two-thirds of the states the power to repeal any federal law or regulation. Its text is simple: "Any provision of law or regulation of the United States [...]

By |2010-09-16T15:38:14-04:00September 16th, 2010|Constitution|0 Comments

WSJ: Getting Ready For A Dollar Collapse?

"...maybe a massive bout of global inflation is the only way forward." - Alen Mattich, WSJ Those crazy moonbat goldbugs over at Wall Street Journal are at it again. Next thing you know they'll be advising the plebes to buy gold. "When set against the fact that the government has lost control of its finances, [...]

By |2010-08-24T13:49:54-04:00August 24th, 2010|Economy|0 Comments

WSJ: What if Gold Isn’t a Commodity After All?

This won't sit well with some people: Gold isn't a commodity. There. I've said it. - WSJ's Jeff Opdyke Wall Street Journal is not some goldbug rag. The idea that the U.S. dollar is no longer the envy of the globe is becoming mainstream. Goldbugs, of course, are way ahead of this trend. WSJ's Jeff Opdyke [...]

By |2010-09-01T08:34:32-04:00August 23rd, 2010|Economy|1 Comment

Congressional gridlock is a good thing

There was a great article in the Wall Street Journal that talked about why gridlock in Washington is a GOOD thing. Here is an excerpt: Gridlock, however, is part of the Constitution's design and is consonant with our underlying political traditions. When they gathered in Philadelphia in 1787, the Constitution's framers had three goals: Establish [...]

By |2010-02-22T12:23:41-05:00February 22nd, 2010|Constitution|0 Comments

Governor-elect McDonnell, federalism, and past GOP mistakes

We can only be cautiously optimistic that Governor-elect McDonnell will live up to his ambitions to pursue 10th amendment issues, completely restructure state government, significantly cut spending, drill offshore, and not raise taxes.  It is up to the tea party movement to keep McDonnell accountable to his campaign promises, so together we can ensure the success [...]

By |2010-01-02T10:07:09-05:00January 2nd, 2010|Government|0 Comments

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