ACORN to Play Role in Census: The U.S. Census is supposed to be free of politics, but one group with a history of voter fraud, ACORN, is participating in next year's count, raising concerns about the politicization of the decennial survey.
Prosperity Lost: Ask the average person which is the correct answer to the following question: Which president gave the biggest tax cuts for the rich -- Reagan or Bush? I would bet the rent money that you would not get the correct response, which is: Presidents have no taxing authority. Article I, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution says: "The Congress shall have power to lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts and excises."
Maxine Waters: Watersed Down: Victimhood can look very ugly, especially when it's put on by a Victimizer. The Los Angeles Times reports that recent investigation has turned up the dicey secret that Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Los Angeles) helped to secure $12 million in bailout funds for a bank in which her own husband held enough stock to sit on their Board of Directors. And she's defending herself for it!
The Rise of the New Second World Part 2: As discussed yesterday in part one of this two-part series, the term “Second World” is a geopolitical label that has largely fallen off the map of public consciousness. That is because the entity it stood for, the Soviet Bloc, has likewise fallen off the map.
"Soitenly" Not Gina McCarthy: Barack Obama has nominated Gina McCarthy to be his Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency – which is, at once, bad news and good news for those who would like at least a modicum of sanity returned to the “global warming” debate.
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