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Friday, May 27, 2011

CHUCK ROGÉR: BERNANKE’S ECONOMIC TIME BOMB

Ben Bernanke’s Federal Reserve has laid the charges, connected the leads, and now stands ready at the detonator.  America waits. We wait for the economic effects of “quantitative easing”  (QE).…...

Monday, May 23, 2011

CHUCK ROGÉR: CHARLES SCHUMER’S CALL FOR GOVERNMENT CENSORSHIP

At a recent Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, Democrat Senator Charles Schumer badgered witnesses from Apple and Google to comply with his demand to censor cellphone software that the Senator considers…...

Friday, May 20, 2011

CHUCK ROGÉR: PLANNED PARENTHOOD’S COBALT BLUE SEX EDUCATION

  American philosopher Thomas Sowell wrote that “the vision of the anointed [has] achieved a sacrosanct status, hermetically sealed off from the contaminating influence of facts.”[1]  There are few places…...

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

CHUCK ROGÉR: THE BATTLE TO REDUCE ENTITLEMENTS: FIGHT OR FLIGHT?

Many Americans recognize but want to ignore a huge problem.  A new poll finds that 86 percent of us believe that Social Security and Medicare spending will create an economic…...

Thursday, May 12, 2011

CHUCK ROGÉR: EDUCATION THAT CORRUPTS

It is the job of educators to “change the thoughts, feelings, and actions of students.”[1]  So proclaimed psychologist Benjamin Bloom, originator of Outcome-Based Education.  The U.S. Department of Education was…...

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

CHUCK ROGÉR: THE FREE MARKET, NOT PROGRESSIVE HIGH-MINDEDNESS, BRINGS PEOPLE TOGETHER

After decades of being herded into “diversity” seminars and “sensitivity” training in the workplace as well as mutliculturalist indoctrination throughout the education system, Americans have had their fill of such…...

Monday, May 09, 2011

CHUCK ROGÉR: WILL CONSERVATIVES EMBRACE PAUL RYAN’S CALL TO END CORPORATE WELFARE?

Wind, solar, geothermal, and biomass power. Corn ethanol, embryonic stem cell research, electric and hybrid vehicle development, and “green” technology in general. Education. All are enterprises with highly-criticized government subsidies.…...

Thursday, May 05, 2011

CHUCK ROGÉR: GINGRICH’S DISTURBING AFFECTION FOR GOVERNMENT INTERVENTION IN THE PRIVATE SECTOR

In 1994, Newt Gingrich complained vigorously about a Democrat-controlled Congress’s fiscal irresponsibility. Representative Gingrich led a successful campaign by Republicans to take over the House and Senate in the 1994…...

Wednesday, May 04, 2011

CHUCK ROGÉR: ICE, ARROGANT IGNORANCE, AND GLOBAL WARMISM

The latest global warming derangement? In order to stop “imperiling the planet,” turn off your refrigerator’s icemaker. To appreciate the depth of madness to which warmists are now routinely sinking,…...

Friday, April 29, 2011

CHUCK ROGÉR: THE GOVERNMENT OF THE BIG LIE

In January 1981, America’s Jimmy Carter disaster plodded to a merciful close.  A new President judged the time right to acknowledge something that people had been realizing in greater and…...

Thursday, April 28, 2011

CHUCK ROGÉR: HOW AARP WILLFULLY BETRAYED ITS MEMBERS

In November 2010, I wrote about the shady conduct of the leadership of the American Association of Retired Persons. Here’s what I said back then. The organization is trying to…...

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

CHUCK ROGÉR: NEW ‘ANTI-BULLYING STATEMENT’ TREATS HHS EMPLOYEES LIKE CHILDREN

New ‘Anti-Bullying Statement’ Treats HHS Employees Like Children Posted: 25 Apr 2011 12:00 AM PDT Originally at American Thinker, April 21, 2011 By Chuck Rogér In an April 20 American…...

Monday, April 25, 2011

CHUCK ROGÉR: DISSECTING PROGRESSIVE ARROGANCE: ‘CLIMATE CHANGE’ FOLLIES

Progressive Arrogance 101 Main Learning: The ability to role model ideological zealotry an utter disregard for fact and logic the gullibility to swallow other zealots’ twists of fact and logic…...

Thursday, April 21, 2011

CHUCK ROGÉR:THE SPREADING OF ECONOMIC FALLACY

The world of academia provides a comfy home to progressives. And when one of the critters writes in Vanity Fair magazine, gems of “thought” tend to emerge. In a new…...

Wednesday, April 13, 2011

CHUCK ROGÉR: AMERICAN INDIANS PUTTING FAITH IN GOVERNMENT ‘HELP’?

I previously called attention to a New Mexico state government measure aimed at reducing teen depression and suicide in Indian communities, pointing to two tragic aspects of the situation. First, the…...

Monday, April 11, 2011

CHUCK ROGÉR: DEMOCRATS PONDER KICKING THEIR ‘ATLAS SHRUGGED’ AGENDA INTO OVERDRIVE

Updated from post originally in American Thinker on April 7, 2011 The name for this post could have just as fittingly been “Economic Ignoramuses in Wonderland.” As you read, picture in…...

Monday, April 04, 2011

CHUCK ROGÉR: ‘ALTERNATIVE’ HEALTH CARE IN THE LAND OF ENCHANTMENT

By Chuck Rogér Want to have your “aura” read? You could have done just that had you attended last Saturday’s Health and Fitness Extravaganza and Open House in Santa Fe,…...

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

CHUCK ROGÉR: FOSSILGATE - CO2-BELCHING ‘INDUSTRY’ EXISTED 50 MILLION YEARS AGO

A team of Scripps Institute of Oceanography and UC San Diego researchers has released the results of a study indicating the occurrence of “hyperthermal” events that warmed Earth’s atmosphere as…...

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

CHUCK ROGÉR: PRESCHOOLS ARE USING A MARXIST’S THEORIES TO MANUFACTURE COLLECTIVISTS

Originally in American Thinker, March 27, 2011 The room buzzes with little voices. Little children engage in “mature, dramatic play.” An adult helps the children “regulate” and “monitor each other’s…...

Thursday, March 24, 2011

CHUCK ROGÉR: LIBERALS, TAXES, AND SPENDING: THERE ARE NO COINCIDENCES

Liberals, taxes, and spending: There are no coincidences Posted: 24 Mar 2011 12:00 AM PDT If you are a person who believes in self-reliance, accountability, and facing the consequences for…...

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

CHUCK ROGÉR: THE ‘WAR ON POVERTY’ MAKES PEOPLE IRRESPONSIBLE… AND POORER

In 1964, federal handouts to needy Americans constituted a mere 1.2% of our gross domestic product. Only 7% of babies were born into broken families. Then LBJ decided to “lift”…...

Monday, February 14, 2011

CHUCK ROGÉR: GROWING UP

Believing what's always felt good comes easily. But growing up requires accepting truths that our younger selves denied. Toys don't arrive via air-sled from the North Pole. I am not…...

Tuesday, February 08, 2011

CHUCK ROGÉR: ‘THE POOR ARE GETTING POORER’ IS A BASELESS CLAIM

In the United States, people who contend that the rich are growing richer at the expense of the poor don't have reality on their side. To accept the claim, one…...

Thursday, February 03, 2011

CHUCK ROGÉR: REALITY-BLIND SOLAR POWER PUSHERS

Put on your best acting face.Imagine running a power company. You charge your customers $100 per megawatt-hour of electricity. One day, government officials show up at your office to force…...

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

CHUCK ROGÉR: KNOCKING THE CONSTITUTION: AN EXERCISE IN ENLIGHTENED, ACADEMIC ARROGANCE

Calling the U.S. Constitution "The Commandments" may seem like something that an overly enthusiastic, strict interpretationist might do. And that's exactly what Harvard history professor Jill Lepore implies in an…...

Tuesday, February 01, 2011

CHUCK ROGÉR: MEMO TO GOP - AVOID NEWT GINGRICH LIKE THE PLAGUE

Would Republicans nominate a presidential candidate who pushes thoroughly-debunked biofuel nonsense? Were the party to select Newt Gingrich, it will have nominated, in the Wall Street Journal's words, "Professor Cornpone."Professor…...

Monday, January 31, 2011

CHUCK ROGÉR: OBAMA’S NEW POSE - FAKE RIGHT, SUCKER-PUNCH LEFT

After Barack Obama delivered his January 12 speech scolding the American left for politicizing the Loughner shootings, one of my readers warned that Obama was leveraging the occasion to draw…...

CHUCK ROGÉR: OBAMA’S NEW POSE: FAKE RIGHT, SUCKER-PUNCH LEFT

After Barack Obama delivered his January 12 speech scolding the American left for politicizing the Loughner shootings, one of my readers warned that Obama was leveraging the occasion to draw…...

Thursday, January 27, 2011

CHUCK ROGÉR: THE DECLINE OF SCIENCE DUE TO USER PROBLEMS, PART I: SCIENTISTS ARE PEOPLE

The scientific method is just that--a method. And methods can be corrupted by people.Today's most notorious illustration of junk science is the human-caused global warming hoax. However, even scientists who…...

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

CHUCK ROGÉR:  ON GOVERNMENT HEAVY-HANDEDNESS AND UNION EXCESS

“Clear Thinking” blog reader and business owner Don Ross recently received an email complaint from a customer. Don’s reply comprises a solid condemnation of Washington’s explosive invasion into our private…...

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