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Thursday, January 20, 2011

CHUCK ROGÉR: ‘CONSENSUS’ SCIENCE, GLOBAL WARMING, AND OBAMA’S REALITY-BLIND EPA

Three of the last four winters in the Northern Hemisphere, including the current winter, have been very cold and snowy.Hmm.Anthony Watts, who runs the Watts Up With That? website, recently…...

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

CHUCK ROGÉR: A THOUGHT EXPERIMENT ON THE ‘INCOME GAP’

Wealthy people must be punished--presumably for accumulating all that nasty "wealth." At least this is the impression one gets from today's class warfare mongering progressives, who talk of the evils…...

Monday, January 17, 2011

CHUCK ROGÉR: THE RIGHT IS RIGHTER THAN THE LEFT

I received emails taking me to task for last Friday's post in which I gave Obama credit for having done well in his Giffords shooting memorial speech. I thank everyone…...

Thursday, January 13, 2011

CHUCK ROGÉR: ‘JOURNALIST’ USES THE GIFFORDS SHOOTINGS TO DISPARAGE THE TEA PARTY

The Tea Party has an "obsession with the Constitution." Presumably this is a bad thing, according to Gideon Rachman, columnist for Financial Times.Rachman goes out of his way to point…...

Wednesday, January 12, 2011

CHUCK ROGÉR: WHY WORRY OVER THE ‘TRADE DEFICIT’?

You hear it all the time. We're getting killed by China! We need to stop shipping jobs overseas.Neither complaint holds water when viewed against global trade's economic effects on America.…...

Monday, January 10, 2011

CHUCK ROGÉR: THE SIERRA CLUB’S MISSION

"Don't you care about global warming?" asked a sign carried by a Sierra Club demonstrator.  The preachy admonishment packs the same intellectual weightiness as "Free the color purple!"Well-adjusted people "care"…...

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

CHUCK ROGÉR: DEFEATING PROGRESSIVES, STARTING NOW

The purge started in November. But after a hundred years of off-and-on success and establishing nearly complete control over Americans’ lives, the progressive ideologues that run our government will not…...

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

CHUCK ROGÉR: TOM VILSACK - AGRICULTURE SECRETARY, AND WASTER OF TAXPAYER MONEY

When CNSNews.com informed Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack of the scientific fact that there has been no global warming since 1995, the man said: Well, all I can say is the…...

Thursday, December 16, 2010

CHUCK ROGÉR: NEW AMERICA FOUNDATION PRESIDENT PUSHES CARBON TAX AND ‘GREEN’ ECONOMIC FALLACIES

Republicans seem poised to get the Bush tax cuts extended. This has contributed to a "dismal two weeks for [Obama's] economic policy," says Ted Halstead in a Financial Times commentary.…...

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

CHUCK ROGÉR: E. J. DIONNE’S MIDDLE CLASS ‘TAX BURDEN’ WHINING - DISHONEST? PROGRESSIVE IDEOLOGY?

Discussing the lame duck Congress's tax rate debate, Washington Post columnist E. J. Dionne complains, Rather than allow the debate to focus on an old tax measure from the beginning…...

Friday, December 10, 2010

CHUCK ROGÉR: FCC COMMISSIONER WANTS TO CONTROL THE CONTENT OF BROADCAST MEDIA

The First Amendment forbids Congress from infringing on Americans' right to free speech. But the Federal Communications Commission is not Congress. And Michael Copps, one of four FCC commissioners reporting…...

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

CHUCK ROGÉR: THE LIFE-PROLONGING POWER OF WEALTH AND FREEDOM

If you haven't seen this yet, it's worth four minutes and forty-eight seconds of your time. The video at the other end of this LINK is a stunning illustration of…...

Tuesday, December 07, 2010

CHUCK ROGÉR: WILL BRITISH-STYLE INCOME ‘FAIRNESS’ COME TO AMERICA?

The opening line of a recent Financial Times commentary warns of the utter nonsense that is to follow: "Fairness is on everyone’s lips."No, actually "fairness" is on very few people's…...

Monday, December 06, 2010

CHUCK ROGÉR: DISSECTING PROGRESSIVE ARROGANCE, PART VI: THICK-HEADEDNESS ON PARADE

America is now "paralysed [sic], diminished," and it's definitely not Barack Obama's fault.Financial Times columnist Clive Crook is a never-ending fount of smugness, a textbook embodiment of the operational style…...

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

CHUCK ROGÉR: NANNY STATE IN TURBO DRIVE - FDA WANTS DOMINION OVER YOUR FOOD CHOICES

Democrat Chuck Schumer recently hailed an FDA ruling that the senator proclaimed "should be the nail in the coffin of... dangerous and toxic drinks." Schumer has been urging the Obama…...

Monday, November 29, 2010

CHUCK ROGÉR: BEHOLD THE AUDACITY OF DISHONESTY: BIPARTISAN BIOFUEL INSANITY

Truth means nothing to ideologues.For instance, people that hate guns are aware that study after study prove that gun ownership and right-to-carry laws decrease violent crime. But most gun haters…...

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

CHUCK ROGÉR: HANDCUFFING THE PROGRESSIVE AGENDA

Can actions be illegal if performed by one party but legal if preformed by another? Yes. Government routinely executes certain actions which draw no attention from law enforcement, but those…...

Monday, November 22, 2010

CHUCK ROGÉR: BARACK OBAMA - PRETENDER TO BRILLIANCE

Our President views himself as smarter, wiser, and more well-intentioned than the vast majority of Americans. It was a sight to behold as Barack Obama--before and after the Midterm Election--repeatedly…...

Thursday, November 18, 2010

CHUCK ROGÉR: REJECTION INTENSIFIES PROGRESSIVE ARROGANCE

Observe. Most Democrats are dismissing Tuesday’s results as little more than a complaint about the weak economy. When the economy returns to a healthy pace of expansion, as it eventually…...

Tuesday, November 16, 2010

CHUCK ROGÉR: IDEOLOGUE-IN-CHIEF OBAMA WILL CONTINUE TO BE BAD FOR BUSINESS

President Obama called the Democrats' November 2 loss of sixty-one House seats a "shellacking." Yet in a day-after press conference, Obama sported a self-absorbed manner, contrived reflection, and a basic…...

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

CHUCK ROGÉR: DISSECTING PROGRESSIVE ARROGANCE, PART V: SOAKING THE RICH

Behold the progressive wise man who claims that confiscating rich people's money is justified because rich people gather wealth through "the power of luck" and "owe" a "debt" to "society."For…...

Monday, November 08, 2010

CHUCK ROGÉR: THE EPA’S ‘CLIMATE CHANGE’ TYRANNY

In post-Climategate America, people are beginning to appreciate the magnitude of scientific and political trickery that spawned the global warming scare. With the hoax exposed, backdoor methods are being used…...

Friday, November 05, 2010

CHUCK ROGÉR: OBAMA’S SNEAKY THUGGERY AND THE INTERNET

Almost six months ago, American Thinker published two articles (HERE and HERE) that I wrote about Obama's desire to stifle conservative talk radio. But The Chosen One's interest in controlling…...

Wednesday, November 03, 2010

CHUCK ROGÉR: TAXPAYERS ARE FUNDING ANTI-CAPITALIST INDOCTRINATION OF SCHOOLCHILDREN

In keeping with my recent focus on environmental nut-jobs hell-bent on de-developing the United States and "saving the planet," we go to PBS station WGBH in Boston--yes, the same station…...

Tuesday, November 02, 2010

CHUCK ROGÉR: TODAY’S ELECTIONS COULD SAVE US FROM BECOMING FRANCE

Last week, American Spectator's Paris correspondent, Joseph Harriss, described the situation in France as a result of President Sarkozy's suggestion that the government will have to tighten its belt in…...

Thursday, October 28, 2010

CHUCK ROGÉR: BIG GOVERNMENT NANNIES THIS WAY COMETH

A recent post on NBC's Philadelphia area website documents a proposed Upper Moreland Township law that would make it illegal to leave a car unlocked in public. Why? Because Northeastern…...

Wednesday, October 27, 2010

CHUCK ROGÉR: THE MYTH OF ‘UNPRECEDENTED WARMING’

Let’s say that you live in a really cold place. Yet lately, winters haven’t been all that brutal. In fact, for about twenty years, the snow pack in your yard…...

Friday, October 22, 2010

CHUCK ROGÉR: EURO GLOBAL WARMISTS CHEER THE GREAT GAS REDUCTION, THEIR OWN DEMISE, AND CHINA’S RISE

Last week, London's Guardian website smiled on Europe's global warming alarmists, who seem tickled green with the Continent's progress toward Kyoto "greenhouse" emissions targets. The Guardian cites a European Environment…...

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

CHUCK ROGÉR: DISSECTING PROGRESSIVE ARROGANCE, PART II

Yesterday, we examined part of a Financial Times piece and found progressive arrogance only two paragraphs into the article. We'll return to that piece later this week. But today, let's…...

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

CHUCK ROGÉR: DISSECTING PROGRESSIVE ARROGANCE, PART 1

There a few more reality-disconnected writers in Financial Times than Clive Crook. In a recent post, the man simply assumes that not going along with Democrats' economic and cultural transformation…...

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