April 16, 2009
Return of the railroads?

President Barack Obama announced plans yesterday to spend way too much money on a high-speed rail system. Apparently he's enthused because Amtrak has done so well. But the one part that really got me was this one: "Imagine boarding a train in the center of a city -- no racing to an airport and across […]

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April 16, 2009
Wish I was there

You can find coverage of yesterday's tea parties across the blogosphere. I didn't have the benefit of being able to get away from work to attend any of them locally, but I did want to highlight this nugget from Michelle Malkin on the Sacramento tea party. Organizer Mark Meckler singled out GOP opportunists who wouldn’t […]

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April 16, 2009
Government as the source for good works

Vice President Joe Biden has famously said that paying taxes is patriotic. Yesterday was tax day and Biden went out of his way to make sure that he maximized his "patriotism" by minimizing his charity. The White House on Wednesday also released the tax return for Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and his wife, […]

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April 16, 2009
Science first? Hardly

While campaigning Barack Obama vowed that he wouldn't subordinate science to politics like President George W. Bush had. He was lying. Barack Obama too ignores the science when it conflicts with his policy goals, as David Freddoso has noted: But before this ceremony even took place, Obama’s administration had already begun cutting corners on its […]

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