Date archive forSeptember, 2011
By Paul Bianco On Friday, September 30th, 2011
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Weighty Matters

Is Barack Obama too thin to be president? Does that explain the sudden Chris Christie boomlet? Are Americans coming to the conclusion that Barack Obama reminds them of Shakespeare’s Cassius;  “Yond’ More...

By The Editors On Friday, September 30th, 2011
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Getting Loaded in the Afterlife

A pair of Alabama conservation enforcement officers think they’ve come up with the perfect way for avid hunters to honor their loved ones for eternity. Officers Thad Holmes and Clem Parnell have launched Holy More...

By The Editors On Friday, September 30th, 2011
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Coked Out on Rosie

Rosie Huntington-Whiteley gained fame as a Victoria’s Secret model, and this year for her starring role in the new Transformer’s movie. What we didn’t know was that she has lately been the subject More...

By The Editors On Thursday, September 29th, 2011
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U.S. Hikers too Sexy for Iran

So we know that there are no gay people in Iran: that little asshat, President Ahmadinejad himself told us so when he appeared before Columbia University students in September 2007. Now there are suggestions that More...

By Paul Bianco On Wednesday, September 28th, 2011
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The Liberal Totalitarian Impulse

The latest manifestation of this little known syndrome comes from Governor Bev Perdue of North Carolina. Gov Perdue seems to think it would be a keen idea to suspend elections for two years. In fact she asked for More...

By Bruce Krasting On Wednesday, September 28th, 2011
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Rage BY the Machines

BIS on FX HFT – “No Problem” There was a time that I hired a good number of FX and options traders. I was good at spotting those who had the “right stuff”. This was not then (nor is it now) More...

By The Editors On Wednesday, September 28th, 2011
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The Double Taxation of Income

by Veronique de Rugy Dan Mitchell of the Cato Institute has a useful flow chart showing what a dollar of income is going through under the current tax system and different scenarios: That chart shows the bias More...

By Russell Halley On Wednesday, September 28th, 2011
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Groundhog Day and the Politics of Fairness

This is Debbie.  If taxes go up, it might be her fault. “Warren Buffett’s secretary shouldn’t pay a higher tax rate than Warren Buffett. There’s no justification for it,” President Obama opined when he More...

By The Editors On Tuesday, September 27th, 2011
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The Palestinians Want Peace — Just Not With a Jewish State

by Dennis Prager About five years ago, I was invited by the Hoover Institution to lecture at Stanford University over the course of a week. Coincidentally, Israel’s Independence Day fell during that week, More...

By The Editors On Friday, September 23rd, 2011
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More Signs of Decline: Neil Armstrong says US space program ’embarrassing’

Neil Armstrong, the first man to walk on the moon, told lawmakers Thursday that the end of the space shuttle era has left the American human spaceflight program in an “embarrassing” state. “We More...