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Media Bias

The best example of media and left wing bias is to compare the coverage of two similar events that involve both parties. For example, consider the inauguration of Pres-elect Obama to the inauguration of Pres. George W. Bush 4 years ago. From this article in Salon.com by Eric Boehlert just four years ago, we read […]

The myth of bipartisanship

I have observed that the main stream media and many of our politicians talk of bipartisanship as if it were a glorious virtue in which to aspire. Many headlines are prefaced with “bipartisan effort” or “bipartisan legislation” as if that somehow makes it more valuable or even holy. What is bipartisanship? Technically the definition is […]

Explaining Our U.S. Tax System with Beer

Article source is here You may have seen or heard this before, but it’s worth repeating. Suppose that every day, ten men go out for beer and the bill for all ten comes to $100. If they paid their bill the way we pay our [income] taxes, it would go something like this: The first […]

That creepy graduate who hangs around the high school cafeteria

As most people have said, the road to the white house is over for Hillary Clinton. I’m not sure that I would count her out yet. I mean, she wants to be president so bad, that she will say or do anything to make that happen. Over the course of the last few years, you […]

A bad day for conservatives

I don’t care who you like for president. John McCain is not a conservative. He can lie all day about who he is, but I will not be voting for him in the general election.