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Thursday, February 05, 2009

National Review Decries Government Give-Aways

The National Review Online prominently displays its list of “ 50 outrages” in the Stimulus Bill. We can indeed debate the usefulness of the items on the list (some of which make a lot of no-nonsense common sense to me – heck – we’ve got an unbelievably high unemployment rate that continues to advance – why not invest in infrastructure, schools, green research? Doing so generates jobs!); but the National Review should look to its own pages for the various ill-formed ideas and pork appropriations it decries. Nestled in between the list of ten Various Left-Wingery assaults and the list of three Poorly Designed Tax Relief measures we view this advertisement:

4 Comments:

Blogger chickory said...

boydie i saw you came by the yard and read my rap.
i am just so burned out and weary i cant say much other than it was great to see ya. youre my favorite arctic tern in the whole world. 'ol niner

February 08, 2009 4:44 PM  
Anonymous rotty on the run said...

oh - wrong avatar. that was "me" above -K9

February 08, 2009 4:44 PM  
Blogger Jack K. said...

Will they ever get it anywhere near right? It all depends on whose ox is being gored. (No pun intended.)

We seem to be reluctant to look at the rascal we voted in because he/she brings home the "bacon".

Hope all is will with you.

February 08, 2009 7:31 PM  
Blogger Pete Bogs said...

the nation is bleeding and people are arguing about what type of bandage to put on the wound...

February 09, 2009 7:17 PM  

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