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France to America: LOL

How did residents of Los Angeles ever survive without such a caring city council making decisions for them?  I shudder just thinking about such a scary world without democrats, communists and Stalin. L.A. council extends smoking ban to outdoor cafes Starting next year, restaurant patrons will be barred from lighting up within 10 feet of…

Goldman Craps Has Largest Profits In History

The WSJ reports: NEW YORK (Dow Jones)–Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (GS) on Thursday delivered its richest quarterly profit in the investment bank’s 140-year history, driven in part because it restrained compensation amid a public outcry about excessive pay. The most profitable bank on Wall Street capped off a record year with quarterly earnings of nearly…

Democrats propose $1.9T increase in debt limit

AP reports: WASHINGTON – Senate Democrats on Wednesday proposed allowing the federal government to borrow an additional $1.9 trillion to pay its bills, a record increase that would permit the national debt to reach $14.3 trillion. The unpopular legislation is needed to allow the federal government to issue bonds to fund programs and prevent a…

Place Blame Where It Belongs

Mises’s Stephen Mauzy weighs in on institutionalized Ponzi schemes: The 1960s voting generation seems to have learned a thing or two about the fine art of institutionalized Ponzi schemes from their progenitors. Medicare’s costs doubled every four years between 1966 and 1980. Total Medicare spending reached $440 billion for fiscal year 2007, which was 16% of…

Fwank: Fowget The Filibustew

Huffpo reports: Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) suggested that the Senate abolish the filibuster in recent interview with Air America Radio. “It is time to shut it down,” Frank said. “God didn’t create the filibuster, it’s part of the Senate rules.” He continued: “We have a serious constitutional problem. There has been a de facto amendment of…

Fake MA Poll Results Released By AP

update: Looks like Brown has won, which doesn’t excuse the highly suspect actions recorded below.  For all we know the uncovering in real-time of all these facts may have prevented something more nefarious from taking place. The Phoenix reports: This fully interactive map was released 8 hours prior to poll closings. The globe says it was…

Pelosi: We will have healthcare – one way or another

Fascist tyrant Nancy Pelosi declared that the State will ram an insurance industry created bill down the publics throat no matter what. Salon reports: “Let’s remove all doubt, we will have healthcare one way or another,” Pelosi said during an event in San Francisco on Monday. “Certainly the dynamic would change depending on what happens in…

Medina Blows Perry And Hutchison Out Of The Water

Debra Medina, the pro-freedom gubernatorial candidate for Texas, pulled out a virtual howitzer and blew Rick Perry (aka Corridor Man) along with Kay Bailey Hutchison (aka Banker Lackey) out of the water in a televised debate last night. Medina was quoted as saying: Screw these fascist pigs!  I will restore liberty and state sovereignty to the great free state…

The Road To Hell Is Paved With Good Intentions

Peter Schiff explains how congress put thousands of Samoans on the streets.   The good doers in congress mandated that companies in Samoa pay their workers federal minimum wage. Samoa was basically a base of operations for the Tuna industry.  Tuna makers had their canning facilities in Samoa because the low cost of living allowed…