Tea For Twenty-Four (Percent, That Is)

Turns out that a full quarter of the US population are vile, unapologetic racist Nazis: Twenty-four percent (24%) of U.S. voters now say they consider themselves a part of the Tea Party movement, according to a new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey. That’s an eight-point increase from 16% a month ago. Another 10% say they are not a part of the … Read More

Good Luck Squaring This Circle

Two headlines I ran across today: Reid: ‘If the election were held today, I’d win’ Harry Reid Won’t Announce Stops On Bus Tour Out of Fear of Protesters No further comment.

Brevity Is The Soul Of Wit

Charles Krauthammer

President Obama was asked a question in a recent town hall meeting on tax increases in Obamacare.  He took 17 minutes to finish his response.  Charles Krauthammer manages to dismantle it in about 6 sentences: I don’t know why you’re so surprised. It’s only nine times the length of the Gettysburg Address, and Lincoln was answering an easier question: the … Read More

The Interstate Commerce Clause And You

Considering that under Obamacare, Congress has asserted that the Interstate Commerce Clause of the Constitution should be interpreted so broadly as to allow Congress the power to require you to engage in commerce, the question arises:  What isn’t “interstate commerce”?  Is there any area of your life that Congress can’t regulate? So under present Court precedent and legal doctrine, the … Read More

Opening Day

I just turned on the Tigers’ pregame show on FSN Detroit. First person I saw? Willie Horton. I left to hit the bathroom, came back. Next face I saw? Mark Fidrych. Did last season actually end?