Tag Archive: Solyndra

At Sea In A Leaky Rowboat

Every day in just about every way, the world keeps getting spookier. Not necessarily in a Stephen King/Dean Koontz kind of spooky way, but more in a Three Stooges nonsensical sort of way. For instance, we had to replace a dishwasher recently. We went to Sear’s, got a Kenmore, and a couple of days later…

Don’t Blame Him — He’s Only the President

Conservatives have been unfair to Barack Obama.  They blame him for all sorts of things.  But it’s never his fault.  Just ask him. The economy?  We all know that was Bush’s fault. The fact that millions of Americans are still out of work, the lucky ones settling for part-time jobs?  Hey, he’s president not a…

Fisker Karma – Another Obama Boondoggle

Everyone’s probably heard of Solyndra but how many of you have heard of the Fisker Corporation? Two years ago, Henrik Fisker got $529,000,000 (yes, that’s $529 million) in government loan guarantees to start up his electric car company.  All the money hasn’t circled the bowl yet, but I’m predicting it will. Let’s start off with…

Newsreels

Fox Movietone News logo

When I was a kid, next to the cartoon, one of my favorite things at the movies was the weekly newsreel. In fact, unless the cartoon starred Tom and Jerry, I often enjoyed the newsreel more. For those too young to remember, in the days before TV, these 10-minute films generally included some politician, usually…

Corruption in America

Joe Paterno Statue

[Burt has been unusually prolific of late. Please enjoy this extra bonus article also published today!] By now I’m sure that even people who have less interest in college football than I, if such a thing is possible, are aware of the sex scandal that tore Penn State apart.  It does not surprise me that…