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Archive for August, 2011

One Reason the Post Office Is Having Money Problems

The results of a recent USPS audit are in and it turns out that thanks to the contract with the union, the USPS spent $4.3 million on employees doing nothing. Politico reports: The U.S. Postal Service, which expects to lose $7 billion this year, spent $4.3 million on employees who did nothing in the first half of the year because of requirements in union agreements, an audit found. The amount Read More...

George Will explained to the panel on ABC’s This Week yesterday that Obama has blamed everyone for his economic problems but James Madison. He didn’t hit Obama nearly as hard as Investors Business Daily did over the weekend though. http://www.mrctv.org/embed/105091 (Video via Breitbart TV)

It could possibly happen. Just like the crisis that happened in 2007-2008, this bailout could come from too much Government involvement in Wall Street once again. Jeffrey Anderson at the Weekly Standard explains: In the Washington Post, Camden Fine, president and chief executive of the Independent Community Bankers of America, writes, “I was astounded this month when the Federal Reserve announced its intention to keep interest rates at zero percent for Read More...

Seriously? Seriously. Juan Williams spouts this babble/talking points even though the liberal media has shown that Texas under Governor Rick Perry’s stewardship, has created twice as many jobs as any other state – with half of all new jobs being created in Texas the last two years. Jim Hoft at Human Events writes: Under the Obama Administration at least 3.3 million Americans have lost their job, millions of Americans gave up looking for a Read More...

From the @USArmy tweet: A lone Tomb Sentinel, @The_Old_Guard, walks his tour in humble reverence during Hurricane #Irene at @ArlingtonNatl – pic.twitter.com/U1tvNwZ ABC News reported: While Hurricane Irene bears down on much of the mid Atlantic states on its way north, and residents of the Washington, D.C. area have been advised to remain indoors, the elite soldiers who are the sentinels at Arlington Cemetery’s Tomb of the Unknowns remain at their Read More...

This was great TV recently on the O’Reilly Factor. Guest host Laura Ingraham sparred with Congressman Charlie Rangel over Congressman Allen West’s comments from the night before and the failed war on poverty in the inner cities. This so reminded me of the Bill O’Reilly/Barney Frank bruhaha from a few years ago and her recent appearance on the Today Show where she obliterated Matt Lauer. You can watch the video Read More...