Monthly Archives: July 2011

Comic-Con Conservative: Days 1 and 2

This is the first year I decided to take my family to the San Diego Comic-Con. With over 100,000 attendees, the event can be a daunting one, especially with small children. Rather than complain about the somewhat frustrating nature about … Continue reading

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Reagan vs. Obama: Unemployment

I have posted a number of articles recently comparing President Obama’s employment record to George W. Bush’s, President George W. Bush’s record to President Clinton’s, and President Obama’s record to President Carter’s. Out of curiosity, I decided to compare President … Continue reading

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Not Paying for Sex? You Soon Will Be

An advisory panel at the Institute of Medicine recommended this week that all insurers be “required to cover contraceptives for women free of charge” as part of the new healthcare law. Not surprisingly, Obama administration officials said they were likely … Continue reading

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Medicaid and Bob Marley Pharmaceuticals

I discovered this video yesterday via Breitbart TV, and it is both hilarious and disturbing. While I am not a big proponent of misrepresentation by modern muckrakers, this “sting operation” is so ridiculous and over the top, I had to share … Continue reading

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Carter vs. Obama: Unemployment

I have posted a number of articles recently comparing President Obama’s employment record to George W. Bush’s, and President George W. Bush’s record to President Clinton’s. Out of curiosity, I decided to compare President Obama’s employment record with that of … Continue reading

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Stop the Insanity: Republicans Should Take the President’s Deal

I tend to group politicians in four quadrants: 1) liberal and pragmatic, 2) conservative and pragmatic, 3) liberal and ideological, and 4) conservative and ideological. To be blunt, I would rather support politicians in buckets #1 and #2, than those … Continue reading

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Filter Bubble Question: What Do You Get When You Google…

A few days back I was searching for some topic that I have since forgotten. During my search, I typed the terms: “story behind” and was amused by Google’s first auto-suggestion.

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More Vintage Christie: Destiny Should Not Be Determined by Zip Code

On June 22nd, Governor Christie hosted his 20th town hall meeting of 2011, in the town of Fair Lawn, New Jersey. As usual, the Governor presents some very clear statistics about how wasteful government-run education has been in New Jersey. … Continue reading

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The Future of Education: The Khan Academy

“My single biggest goal is to try to deliver things the way I wish they were delivered to me.” – Salman Khan Today, I discovered an interesting site that I believe will be a game changer for education. I even intend … Continue reading

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Can You Add My County?: Southern California Calls for Secession

“Anyone you ask has a horror story. At some point we have to decide enough is enough and deal with it in a radically new way.” – Jeff Stone Indeed. As the followers of this blog are well aware, I … Continue reading

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