Economics 101: It doesn’t matter how liberal you are, eventually you have to do something radically conservative like pay your bills

We have previously noted, in our 18th Century Technology category, the financial travails of newspapers these days. But it’s not just newspapers, and even companies owned and run by liberals are not immune from market forces: Bloodbath at CNN, HLN: Axing of 550 Jobs ‘Imminent’ Today’s news of a coming bloodbath at CNN and HLN …

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Democrisy: Do as they say, and don’t even look at what they do!

From Glenn Reynolds, the Instapundit: CULTURE OF CORRUPTION: August 24, 2014 Mr. Gore likes to say ‘our democracy has been hacked by big money,’ but he has done some hacking himself in his many rent-seeking activities. His Current TV payday, partly at the expense of the Qataris, partly at the expense of U.S. cable subscribers …

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The left keep telling us all of the things about which we are not supposed to judge them

Robert Stacey Stacy McCain has an article up — again! — in his series on the weirdos and nuts on the left: Canadian Candidate Drops Out After Masturbation Video Surfaces Posted on | July 22, 2014 | 43 Comments Trish Kelly was a candidate for local office on the ticket of the liberal “Vision Vancouver” party. On July …

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Coming full circle

Way back in 207, on the old site, I wrote The selfishness of Gene Robinson: putting himself ahead of his church, noting how Vicky Gene Robinson, a homosexual Episcopal priest pushed his nomination to become the Episcopal Bishop of New Hampshire. Bishop Robinson, who retired last year, wound up creating a real schism in the …

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Ain’t karma a bitch?

From Patterico’s Pontifications: Feinstein: CIA Snooping on Secure Congressional Network Dianne Feinstein says that the CIA has snooped on the secure Congressional network. The executive ignores the legislative branch and makes up its own laws. What makes you think it wouldn’t spy on you? The question is: what are y’all going to do about it? …

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Economics 101: When you increase costs on businesses, they must pass those increased costs onto their customers

We have previously pointed out that you cannot add 30 to 40 million people who could not afford insurance coverage before health insurance, maintain high quality for those covered, and still cut costs. 1 The Next Shoe To Drop: Obamacare Will Increase The Cost Of Employer-Sponsored Insurance Avik Roy, Forbes Staff Yesterday, the Obama Administration’s Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services released a six-page report predicting that Obamacare could cause premiums …

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Karmic Justice: The National Education Association’s endorsement of Barack Obama and the Democrats is costing teachers jobs!

"@Heritage_Action: N.C. School District Cutting Substitute Teachers’ Hours Due To Obamacare -> http://t.co/khrIUJ0zHk #haction" #nced #ncpol — Stacey-SisterToldjah (@sistertoldjah) February 25, 2014 But, but, but, I thought that the school districts were primarily run by liberals. And the National Education Association certainly supported Barack Obama’s presidential campaigns! N.C. School District Cutting Substitute Teachers’ Hours Due …

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Karmic Justice: Congressional hearing on global warming cancelled due to snowstorm.

It just doesn’t get any better than this! Congressional global warming hearing canceled due to D.C. snowstorm March 6, 2013 | 6:52 am Erica Martinson reports that the House hearing on global warming has been canceled this morning, due to the snowstorm that struck Washington D.C. last night. The House Science, Space and Technology Committee …

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