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US to Lose $25 Billion on GM Bailout

By Dave in EH / August 18, 2012 /

Apparently, the bailout of the automobile companies is the gift that keeps on taking… “The Treasury Department says in a new report the government expects to lose more than $25 billion on the $85 billion auto bailout. That’s 15 percent higher than its previous forecast. In a monthly report sent to Congress on Friday [August…

From Rags to Riches, the Harry Reid Story

By Dave in EH / August 18, 2012 /

Ever wonder how the flacks and hacks make their millions while in Congress? Here’s how: “In 2004, the senator made $700,000 off a land deal that was, to say the least, unorthodox. It started in 1998 when he bought a parcel of land with attorney Jay Brown, a close friend whose name has surfaced multiple…

The truth that dare not be spoken

By Dave in EH / May 26, 2012 /

Is it wrong to tell the truth if it makes Islam or Muslims look bad?

Silence really is golden…

By Dave in EH / May 15, 2012 /

…if you’re name is Reverend Wright.

OWS Losing Liberal San Francisco?

By Dave in EH / May 9, 2012 /

So goes Frisco, so goes the nation? As Occupy gets under way after several months of hiatus, the public is finding even less to like about the group. A poll commissioned by CBS San Francisco found support for the group dwindling, and more than 2/3 of those polled felt the police response was either appropriate…

Feds Raid California Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

By Dave in EH / May 9, 2012 /

So goes Santa Barbara, so goes Hartford? A crackdown on California’s medical marijuana supply chain by federal authorities targeting the state’s illegal drug trade arrived this week in the affluent, coastal county of Santa Barbara. The latest actions include three asset forfeiture lawsuits filed against properties housing marijuana operations and warning letters sent to people…

One of Obama’s Law School Student Speaks

By Dave in EH / May 9, 2012 /

H/T FoxNation “I actually know the answer to that question.  It’s no (well, technically yes…he didn’t).  President Obama taught “Con Law III” at Chicago.  Judicial review, federalism, the separation of powers — the old “structural Constitution” stuff — is covered in “Con Law I” (or at least it was when I was a student).  Con…

Update: Ohio Terror Suspect on Occupy Cleveland Lease

By Dave in EH / May 8, 2012 /

It turns out that these “fringe players” might not be so “fringe” after all.

Terrorism thwarted in Ohio

By Dave in EH / May 1, 2012 /

Today, a plot to collapse bridges in Cleveland was thwarted by the FBI. Five people described as anarchists were arrested Monday in a Cleveland-area park for allegedly trying to blow up a bridge, sources tell Fox News. The public was never in danger from the explosive devices, which were inoperable and controlled by an undercover…

Clean Energy: Solyndra abandons hazardous waste at manufacturing sites

By Dave in EH / April 30, 2012 /

The “clean energy” company Solyndra has a dirty new problem — hazardous waste abandoned at its manufacturing sites. The Fremont Fire Department’s Jay Swardenski oversees the cleanup. He said some materials, such as cadmium, are toxic, and hard to dispose of. “They don’t degrade at all, so we want to make sure we don’t allow…