Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Quips, Quotes & Tweets – 2/23/11

Are you at all scared that State and municipal governments have racked up over $6 trillion in debt and probable pension obligations, or more than 37 percent of GDP? Why?

Are we still Waiting for Hurricane Charlie (Crist)? All Americans will pay if Florida doesn't reform its insurance market. [ But Gov. Scott is already on the ball here! – JS ]

Down the Rabbit hole! Public employees unions are organized against the might and greed . . . of the public?"

Is it any surprise to anyone that The Obama Administration's response to the Libya crisis is another UN resolution.

And, again, is it any surprise to anyone that ObamaCare Is Already Damaging Health Care? Many of its changes don't kick in until 2014. But the law is forcing dramatic consolidation and reducing choice in the industry.

So tell me - Why Does Government Suppress Information about the Oscars?

Who may have been the The Biggest Loser in Egypt?

I hope this doesn’t fit the “don’t count your chickens” spot: Poll Shows Battleground States Trending Strongly for GOP on Obama Re-election Issues

imageDefend the Crusades as an entirely reasonable response to centuries of Muslim persecution of Christians in the Holy Land, including the crucifixion and execution of pilgrims, and the plunder and destruction of churches-10,000 of them in the early eleventh century, including Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulcher, the traditional site of Christ's burial.

"We are socialists, we are enemies of today’s capitalistic economic system for the exploitation of the economically weak, with its unfair salaries, with its unseemly evaluation of a human being according to wealth and property instead of responsibility and performance, and we are determined to destroy this system under all conditions." -- Adolf Hitler

George Washington on deficit spending: “As a very important source of strength and security, cherish public credit. One method of preserving it is to use it as sparingly as possible, avoiding occasions of expense by cultivating peace, but remembering also that timely disbursements to prepare for danger frequently prevent much greater disbursements to repel it, avoiding likewise the accumulation of debt, not only by shunning occasions of expense, but by vigorous exertion in time of peace to discharge the debts which unavoidable wars may have occasioned, not ungenerously throwing upon posterity the burden which we ourselves ought to bear. The execution of these maxims belongs to your representatives, but it is necessary that public opinion should co-operate.”

“Don’t blow sunshine…” A classic Allen West moment …