Friday Night news dump: wind surfing while Cairo burns edition

Poor Richard’s News 17 August 2013






It was another busy news day with not nearly enough time to cover everything. Here are some of the stories that caught our eye today.

91 more people died in the violent clashes between the Muslim Brotherhood and the Egyptian military. The Muslim […]

Head of Obama Jobs Council: 'Communism Works'

Daniel Greenfield FrontPage Magazine 12/11/2012

I’m curious how he came to that conclusion after four years of living in the People’s Republic of Obamastan.



Jeffrey Immelt, [General Electric] CEO and one of Obama’s Crony Capitalists, and Chair of The President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness (don’t laugh) had this insight to offer […]

Obama’s greatest regret: you weren’t inspired by his stories like the one he tells of Mitt Romney’s inability to grasp the economy

Obama: I Regret Not Speaking Slower And Using Smaller Words. If I Had, You’d Realize How Lucky You Are I Let You Have Me As Your President

Drew M. Ace of Spades HQ 7/12/2012

Make sure you check out the sneaky changes Slublog made to the unemployment chart, which I missed on first glance. Also, […]

Sen. Tom Coburn, MD with Charlie Rose on US Debt Crisis, Leadership Deficit in Washington

SenatorCoburn YouTube 5/2/2012

Charlie Rose and Dr. Coburn discuss what it’s going to take to save the U.S. economy from becoming the next Greece, and shifting the debate in Washington to focus on the real problems: cutting spending, reforming the tax code, and members of Congress having the courage to take the hard votes.


‘You are being misinformed’ about the Buffett Rule…

Stuart heard a radio report saying the Buffett Rule would force millionaires to pay the same tax rate as the middle class. And he is furious about it.

Varney & Co. 4/12/2012

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Obama’s Misleading Reagan Reference

…Obama’s duplicity in misquoting Reagan was chronicled nicely […]

CBS’s Hill Hints Ryan is Out of Step With America For Opposing Tax Hikes

Matthew Balan 1/24/2012

On Tuesday’s CBS This Morning, Erica Hill played up the “overwhelming majority” that apparently support raising taxes on the rich, and urged Rep. Paul Ryan to consider supporting such a tax hike: “68% of people support raising…taxes on incomes of $250,000 and higher. Is that something that you could, perhaps, at least […]