Thursday, December 25, 2008

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Charts: The tragic results of the 'Community Reinvestment Act'

Charts: The tragic results of the 'Community Reinvestment Act': "A few well-connected Democrats including Franklin Raines, Jim Johnson and Jamie Gorelick -- all of whom were former Clinton administration officials -- received payments totaling as much as $200 million for six years of work leading the GSEs."

Sunday, December 21, 2008

Michelle Malkin » Document drop: The story behind Change.gov

Michelle Malkin » Document drop: The story behind Change.gov: "Obama campaign’s request for a government domain originally denied because:

1) It would be a a violation of the government’s naming conventions (too generic); and

2) using ‘change’ in the domain name would be political, since it was the trademark slogan of the Obama campaign.

The day after the election, on Nov. 5, GSA Chief Information Officer Casey Coleman overruled Alterman after apparently receiving a waiver from Chris Lu, Executive Director of Obama’s Transition Project. As reader Lance discovered through his FOIA request, Ms. Coleman did not elaborate on the granting of this waiver except to say that she had “determined that it is in the best interest of the Federal Government to register the subject domain name.”"

reason.tv - Videos > Peter Wallison: The Roots of the Financial Crisis

reason.tv - Videos > Peter Wallison: The Roots of the Financial Crisis

Saturday, December 20, 2008

Herb London : I Lost My Country - Townhall.com

Herb London : I Lost My Country - Townhall.com: "This was a land that once rewarded hard work and enterprise. A place where one’s word was his bond. America was the land of opportunity. We were a people to be envied, not only because we had the highest standard living, but because we had the greatest degree of stability."

We're in the fast lane to Bailoutistan

OCRegister.com Mark Steyn
General Motors now has a market valuation about a third of Bed, Bath & Beyond, and no one says your Swash 700 Elongated Biscuit Toilet Seat Bidet is too big to fail. GM has a market capitalization of about $2.4 billion. For purposes of comparison, Toyota's market cap is $100 billion and change (the change being bigger than the whole of GM). General Motors, like the other two geezers of the Old Three, is a vast retirement home with a small money-losing auto subsidiary. The UAW is AARP in an Edsel: It has three times as many retirees and widows as "workers" (I use the term loosely). GM has 96,000 employees but provides health benefits to a million people.

Thursday, December 04, 2008

Michael Anthony Mansoor , Congressional Medal Of Honor Recipient

Congressional Medal Of Honor Recipient
Michael Anthony Mansoor

"It is foolish and wrong to mourn the men who died. Rather we should thank God that such men lived."