Thursday, April 05, 2012

More cruising of the web

Do we really have to have Obama in our faces even in the middle of the NCAA finals? Could Clark Kellogg be even more obsequious? Or Obama more arrogant in talking about his second term - at least there is one thing he's willing to tell us he'll be doing in a second term.

Runaway student debt is placing even heavier burdens on students
and threatening the federal budget since taxpayers on the hook for debts that people default on.

Somehow youth violence leads to asthma. Ah, another area that Kathleen Sebelius can tuck into her purview.

This isn't any surprise: Helen Thomas wins a journalism award from the PLO for her support of Palestine. Apparently, they consider it fine journalism for her to say that Jews should “get the hell out of Palestine. Go home, Poland, Germany and America and everywhere else.”

The death toll of the American Civil War is rising.

Edward Lazear explains why this is
the worst recovery in history.
Even the IPCC now acknowledges that mankind is not responsible for damaging storms.

Senate Democrats don't want to bring up energy
legislation because they don't want to have to vote on measures the Republicans might introduce as amendments.

Supply and demand hits the labor market in China.

Mark Thiessen finds an upside for Obama if the Supreme Court overturns the entire Obamacare law. The economy could have a spurt of growth as businesses feel relieved of the uncertainty and regulations in the law.

Another sign of the weakness at the core of Tiger Woods - he won't help out a half-brother with multiple sclerosis. He won't even take phone calls.

Abigail Thernstrom predicts that Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act might suffer a natural death as minorities move into suburbs and it becomes more and more difficult to draw district lines for majority-minority districts. Advocates of such districts must be thinking: "Darn that integration."