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The Upside Of The Fiscal Cliff

December 22, 2012 |

Facing reality is positive. That’s the upside to the fiscal cliff.

There are two definite upsides to the fiscal cliff:

1. We are finally starting a national discussion of spending-taxation trade-offs

2. We are at last starting to (grudgingly) accept … Read More

Robert Bork’s America

December 21, 2012 |

Robert Bork passed away yesterday at the age of 85.

A more decent man it would be hard to find.

That was, of course, not what was being said about him when President Reagan nominated him for the Supreme Court … Read More

Lockouts and Fiscal Cliffs

December 20, 2012 |

With our nation sliding ever closer to the fiscal cliff, President Obama and Speaker Boehner are engaged in a dangerous kabuki dance of political brinksmanship once again, with economic chaos waiting in the wings. They seem to have reached an … Read More

Critical Illness Isurance

December 19, 2012 | 1

Facing a critical illness can be one of the most difficult challenges in life. There is so much to consider—making decisions about your care, remaining financially stable, meeting your family’s day-to-day needs, coping with the emotional stress and more.

Critical … Read More

Top Online Gun Retailer Suspends Sales of Firearms: “Effective Immediately”

December 19, 2012 |

Online retailer Cheaper Than Dirt!, one of the world’s largest sporting goods stores and a top online gun distributor, has suspended sales of firearms as of Tuesday.

According to an alert posted on its Facebook and Twitter accounts, the “temporary” … Read More

Bloomberg Demands Obama Take “Executive Action” Against Second Amendment

December 18, 2012 | 1

New York mayor and noted gun-grabber Michael Bloomberg went on Meet the Press today and told Obama he should skirt Congress and the Constitution and take executive action against firearms owners in the United States.

“It’s time for the … Read More

Report: Congress To Move Against Guns: “It Will Ban the Sale, the Transfer, the Importation and the Possession”

December 17, 2012 |

Amid heated debates about what to do in the aftermath of the Connecticut school shooting which took the lives of 20 children and six adults, Senator Diane Feinstein (D-CA) is prepared to take action on the first day Congress meets … Read More

Zero Interest

December 17, 2012 |

I had some kind of extrasensory perception connection with Bob Bartley, the late editor of the Wall Street Journal’s edit page. He and I were often thinking exactly the same thoughts, even before he hired me, nearly forty years ago, … Read More

11 Reasons Europe Is Heading Into An Economic Depression

December 15, 2012 |

Europe is not just heading into another recession. The truth is that Europe is heading into a full-blown depression. The economy of the EU is actually larger than the U.S. economy, and we are watching it melt down right in … Read More

Speculation Abounds: Did North Korea Launch a New EMP Capable Star Wars Weapon System?

December 14, 2012 |

In May of 2009 North Korea’s controversial nuclear weapons tests were dismissed by global intelligence agencies as failures due to their low explosive yield. But EMPact America President Dr. Peter Vincent Pry, a former CIA nuclear weapons analyst, had his … Read More

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