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Government Declares that April Fools Day is now 365 Days a Year

Nice try, Mike.

One learns not to believe anything you hear on April 1st, period.

The jokes on April Fool’s day that you do fall for are funny enough.  After all, the jokes are usually harmless enough.  There is something delightful about a day every year to help highlight our need for skepticism and our general inclination to believe that which is presented, especially if the ones who present things are normally trustworthy.

What happens, though, when this general inclination is exploited on a continuing basis?  What if certain folks aim to take advantage of our collective gullibility but with … continue reading...

The Coming Nationalization of America: Without a Wimper

On the Drudge today they had an article discussing how the Ayers-Alinksy administration is not using the word ‘nationalization.’   In that article, the following statement regarding the continued nationalization (ie, the auto industry) is made:

It all sounds perilously close to a word that no one in Obama’s camp wants to be caught uttering: nationalization.

Not since Harry Truman seized America’s steel mills in 1952 rather than allow a strike to imperil the conduct of the Korean War has Washington toyed with nationalization, or its functional equivalent, on this kind of scale. Obama may be thinking what Truman told his

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