Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Cruising the Web

Californians, get ready for the new normal. The city, which has already declared bankruptcy, has to make up a $26 million shortfall as well as take care of huge pension commitments, now is facing high numbers of violent crime. And they just don't have the money to hire more police. So the city attorney is warning citizens to "Go home, lock your doors, and load your guns."

Roll Call reports that centrist Democrats in the Senate up for election in 2014 are starting to get alarmed at Obama's seeming willingness to drive off the fiscal cliff.

Illinois is becoming even more unwelcoming to business.

Amsterdam is creating "scum villages" for repeat offenders who are guilty of "anti-social behaviour" against their neighbors.

John Lott explains the facts of gun laws and murder-rates to Bob Costas. Perhaps, Costas can find a venue other than half-time of an NFL game to further discuss the issue.

Apparently, "France is no longer a sexy place to be."

Remembering Debbie Wasserman Schultz's Greatest Hits.

Now the Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan is fining a television channel for broadcasting "The Simpsons." And this was for offenses against the Bible and how God and the Devil are depicted.

How does the White House honor the 57th anniversary of the day Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat in Montgomery Alabama? Of course, they tweet out a picture of Barack Obama. It's always all about him.

The reasons to oppose Susan Rice as Secretary of State began long before Benghazi.

Connecticut is the latest blue state to have to raise taxes to face their huge deficits and pension liabilities. It now has the dubious distinction of being the state in the worst fiscal position. That's quite an honor when you surpass California and Illiinois.