Stock markets are cheering an apparent deal among European Union members (minus Britain) to institute new fiscal regulations aimed at preventing the crash of the common currency. While some may applaud what appears to be a breakthrough, in a note this morning, UBS’ Art Cashin struck an entirely different chord, and warned that if Europe […]
Few things are better to give and receive at Christmas than books. And as a dedicated fan of (physical) books, here are a few you may want to consider — if not for yourself, then for the person on your list who could use a tasty read. 1. Economics in One Lesson by Henry Hazlitt. […]
Jim Hoeft’s pedestrian literary sample being fine for mere plebes, may I introduce you — kind Bearing Drift reader — to some of our more top shelf hospitality?
Early points are going to George Allen in the wake of the AP debate. Former DNC Chairman Tim Kaine is finding himself in hot water after his blanket and radical refusal to embrace Virginia’s personhood amendment. Delegate Bob Marshall lays him out: Marshall said the intent of his personhood bill, which passed the House of […]
December 8th, 1941. We’re the battling bastards of Bataan. No mama, no papa, no Uncle Sam, No aunts, no uncles, no cousins, no nieces, No pills, no planes, no artillery pieces And nobody gives a damn. No one much discusses what happened in the Philippines, nor do American history classes typically focus on how the […]
…there was a sideshow: The Virginia Tea Party Patriots Federation is holding a 1 p.m. rally outside the state Capitol to protest the exclusion of numerous candidates based on the qualifications set by event organizers. As of 12:30 p.m., about 10 people had gathered carrying signs that read “Liberal media — keep out of our […]
The Fredericksburg Free-Lance Star’s editorial page is deeply offended by George Allen’s remark that government doesn’t create jobs, sniffing that this is little more than “shibboleth-slopping of the simple-minded.” While I appreciate alliteration as much as the next person, it is the unsigned editorial writer who is showing his or her simplicity. To help ease […]
Jamie Radtke and Tim Donner – two of the four other Republicans running for the GOP U.S. Senate nomination against George Allen – lamented Allen’s debate performance today against Democrat Tim Kaine.