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President Obama’s Budget Shows He’s An Enemy Of School Choice

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - February 05, 2015, 12:14 AM
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Obama's Budget Kicks the Can Even Further Down the Road

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - February 05, 2015, 12:12 AM
This week President Obama released his $4 trillion budget for 2016, a mixed bag of new taxes and new programs and subsidies for the middle class. Last week the

Roy Spencer, PhD: The “Historic” Blizzard of 2015 Ranked #41

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - February 04, 2015, 11:39 PM
The numbers are in at the National Climate Data Center, and out of the top 55 snowstorms impacting the major population centers of the Northeast U.S., the

Five Ways Liberals Ignore Science

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - February 04, 2015, 8:45 PM
The New York Times claims that this insane “presidential vaccine controversy” we’re all taking about raises important questions about “how to approach matters…

Jeff Jacoby: No, 2014 wasn’t the ‘warmest year in history’

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - February 03, 2015, 10:15 AM
JEFF JACOBY Comments AP/file 2014 Unless you’ve spent the last few weeks in solitary meditation on a remote island, you couldn’t miss the wave of media…

Language Policing Doesn't Pervert Liberalism, It Is Liberalism

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - January 29, 2015, 1:00 PM
In a widely praised piece for New York Magazine, liberal writer Jonathan Chait says the leftist language police are perverting liberalism. Chait is wrong. The…

How Obama's 529 College Tax Plan Debacle Proves the Welfare State is Doomed

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - January 29, 2015, 12:54 PM
Peter Suderman|Jan. 28, 2015 12:16 pm To understand just how bad the politics of Obama’s now-withdrawn plan to tax 529 college savings were, think about it this…

Discover the Truth Behind History Channel’s Sons of Liberty Series | Journal of the American Revolution

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - January 29, 2015, 10:39 AM
Thanks to the History Channel, I was granted an early-access screening of the series Sons of Liberty (premiering 25 January at 9 p.m. ET). I binge-watched it…

- Bishop Hill blog - Official: Bob Ward is a smearmonger

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - January 29, 2015, 10:31 AM
This was just posted by Richard Tol. I reproduce it here for public edification: Mr Robert ET Ward BSc, employed by the London School of Economics and Political…

Owning Ideas - Rasmussen Reports™

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - January 28, 2015, 11:14 AM
Sign up for free daily updates Wednesday, January 28, 2015 For most of history, people suffered in miserable poverty. Then, in a few hundred years, some new…

Snow! In January! Help! - Ricochet

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - January 27, 2015, 5:27 PM
Before I was selling vowels for a living, I was a television weatherman in Los Angeles and — before that — in Nashville. I was not a meteorologist; I was chosen…

Musicians vs. Politicians, Part XCLVII - Ricochet

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - January 27, 2015, 5:21 PM
As Gov. Scott Walker took the stage at Saturday’s Iowa Freedom Summit, a Celtic-tinged rock tune blared through the speakers. The song pumped up the crowd and…

Ace of Spades HQ - Economics and Plato's Cave

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - January 27, 2015, 5:13 PM
If you had occasion to take a Philosophy 101 course in college, you may remember the allegory of Plato's cave.

How to Fix the Internet , by Tom Giovanetti, National Review

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - January 27, 2015, 2:23 PM
The Obama administration has certainly racked up an impressive string of successes. At last the Middle East is stabilized, and the threat of terrorism has been…

Katz and Gattuso: Government regulations getting out of control

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - January 27, 2015, 1:12 PM
To say that Americans have a regulation problem is putting it lightly. For instance, the government is now setting the serving size of breath mints and…

Climate Cliche Watch, Chapter 1

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - January 26, 2015, 2:31 PM
It’s about time someone—why not Power Line?—developed a Climate Change Cliché Counter: a checklist and score sheet for the number of mindless clichés that…

FCC Commissioner Speaks Out Against Federal Regulation of Internet

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - January 22, 2015, 1:12 PM
FCC Commissioner Michael O’Rielly (FCC) Appearing at the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) on Wednesday, O’Rielly said that what the White House wants the…

2014 Was NOT the Warmest Year on Record | Heartlander Magazine

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - January 19, 2015, 4:06 PM
The science journal Nature trumpets “2014 was the hottest year on record” and cites the Japan Meteorological Agency, the World Meteorological Organization, and…

Surprise: Obama to back tax hikes in State of the Union - Hot Air

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - January 19, 2015, 1:05 PM
In an appearance on Meet the Press on Sunday, White House Press Sec. Josh Earnest summed up President Barack Obama’s theme for his coming State of the Union…

Obama's State of the Union in Five Words: #I'llGiveYouFreeStuff, by Veronique de Rugy, National Review

Stuff We Wish We Wrote - Homepage - January 19, 2015, 12:58 PM
President Obama’s State of the Union address next Tuesday will be a little different this year from years past, because he isn’t expected to announce any new…
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