Thursday, February 21, 2013

Cruising the Web

John Hawkins has put together a video of black Republicans explaining them why they have made that choice. Along those same lines, Ann Althouse links to this interesting and congenial conversation of Justice Clarence Thomas with Harvard law students.

So Barack Obama thinks that a $160 billion tax increase will not affect the economy negatively, but a 0.25% cut in spending growth would tumble us into a recession. A rather odd view of how the economy works that.

Shouldn't we be doing something about Chinese cyberattacks? Isn't this something that we should be responding to?
The list of those hacked in recent years includes law firms, think tanks, news organizations, human rights groups, contractors, congressional offices, embassies and federal agencies.
Democratic senators seem to be waking up to the reality of how poorly designed Obamacare is. Of course, they could have listened to Republican critics of the bill in the first place and saved them from this embarrassment and disaster.

Hmmm. Individual teachers, even those who are union members, have different policy preferences than the leadership of their unions. That has been my experience. Many teachers join unions to get the malpractice insurance protection.

Steve Chapman wonders why, if raising the minimum wage is so great, why don't we just mandate lower prices?

Another business is dropping health insurance for workers because of Obamacare.

Contrast the lifestyle that Jesse Jackson Jr. was stealing from campaign contributions to support with the lives lived by those in his district back in Chicago.

Is this John Kerry's new diplomatic strategy: bore the world to death?