Daily Archives: January 31, 2010

The Aspiring Classes

I think there is something to this theory from Janet Daley at The Telegraph: But that’s pretty much over now. For all the desperate Labour flirtation with a revived class war, there is a new political settlement with which everyone … Continue reading

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Touting For Tyranny

Thomas Friedman is at it again. Pining for a more orderly, command economy, led by wise central planners who do not have to heed the masses: As a political barometer, the Davos World Economic Forum usually offers up some revealing … Continue reading

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We Get It. They Do Not.

Ron Smith: One of the problems the “educated class” seems to be having is that they, with rare exception, are weathering the Great Recession rather well. The under-educated, i.e. less privileged, are not. There is a great difference in their … Continue reading

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Who Needs Science When You Can Just Make Stuff Up?

Still more hijinks from the IPCC. It seems they just made up stuff to go into their last report – or rather, just embellished other people’s made up stuff. The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) said in its 2007 … Continue reading

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Getting Rich Off The H1N1 “Pandemic”

Who profited from the so-called pandemic of H1N1 flu? Why drug companies, of course. So far, the dreaded flu has killed a confirmed 14,711 around the world. The exact total in the U.S. is unclear, with the Centers for Disease … Continue reading

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You Didn’t Really Believe Them, Did You?

You didn’t believe the Wizard and his mendacious munchkin minions when they said they wanted bipartisanship, did you? If you did, shame on you: In a conversation with journalists, Obama’s chief political strategist, David Axelrod, was blunt about what Republicans … Continue reading

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Stubborn And Weak

Ouch: Despite its enormous cost, last year’s stimulus package has failed to live up to expectations. So, his response is: Do it again? On health care, he offered no suggestions to deadlocked Democrats as to how they should pass a … Continue reading

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