The public education racket

By John Ruberry Despite massive influxes of cash into public education from President Bush's No Child Left Behind and his President Obama's stimulus, test scores of public high school students--the final reckoning of our government education system, have been flat for two decades. Where has that money gone? Some of it has been stolen. Last week Barbara … Continue reading The public education racket

Ungreen: Henrik Fisker now working on a jacked-up Mustang

By John Ruberry The Los Angeles Auto Show, one of America's two major car exhibitions--the other is in Detroit--concludes today. This year's edition has been packed with debut cars, as it always is. But one vehicle caught my attention, the Galpin-Fisker Rocket, a muscled-up version of a muscle car, the Ford Mustang. The name Fisker may … Continue reading Ungreen: Henrik Fisker now working on a jacked-up Mustang

The end of Obama-ism

By John Ruberry "The trouble with our liberal friends is not that they're ignorant; it's just that they know so much that isn't so." Ronald Reagan. With the latest Obama White House outrage, the VA Waiting List scandal, it's safe to declare an end of Obama-ism. And what is it? Obama-ism is the belief that … Continue reading The end of Obama-ism

Bait & Switch The true price of Obama

The costs of Obama and his programs are becoming more apparent. via five feet of fury) those who oppose him: Even if you add in all possible “indirect” jobs that could be attributed to this subsidy flurry, it still works out to $1.63 million in subsidies per job created, according to the report. Just to … Continue reading Bait & Switch The true price of Obama

Herman Cain’s latest ad…Don’t be chicken

There are no flies on Herman Cain and Cain connections. It seems not being a presidential candidate is not slowing down his attacks on the left and the deficit: If you think this ad is over the top, talk to any small business owner trying to comply with the rules, regulations and taxes of Government

Herman Cain channels Mel Brooks

While I wait in the sure and certain knowledge of the resurrection and the not so certain knowledge that my videos on the Bus will somehow manage to upload to the internet Cain's connections offers you a video that succinctly explains the relationship of the stimulus to small business Looking at it I can't help … Continue reading Herman Cain channels Mel Brooks

Can’t even repeat history right: 2009 vs 1940 style stimulus

One of the biggest problems we have in the US is historical ignorance. If you take a look at history of the late Depression era, you will find an amazing coincidence. In 1941 The Lend Lease Act was passed. It spent 51.1 billion 1940 dollars which was used to get the country ready for war … Continue reading Can’t even repeat history right: 2009 vs 1940 style stimulus

I was very impressed by Marco Rubio at CPAC…

...and I think he will be a spectacular senator but I think this press release is silly: Nearly 18 months after he campaigned for the $862 billion failed stimulus with President Obama, Charlie Crist tells NBC in Tampa Bay that he’s “not surprised” that there was waste in the stimulus program, though he is not … Continue reading I was very impressed by Marco Rubio at CPAC…

Why you should not trust the MSM reason 469,771

Comes in two parts. Part one is the reporting on Cash for Clunkers. Lets look at Google News: You have 1,400 articles vs 23 on the effectiveness of Cash for clunkers. Part two comes from one of those few articles that report on it. It isn't in the meat of the article it is in … Continue reading Why you should not trust the MSM reason 469,771