Tuesday Evening Round up

  • Economic Growth is irrelevant? Since when? Politics: On Wednesday we will be treated to the sight of an assortment of scholars and activists telling Congress that economic growth isn’t relevant. Well, we’d like to see them live without it. (Via IBD)
  • That Creativity class Worked Out After All Economy: Central bankers aren’t known for their creativity, but the Fed’s move to refloat the troubled U.S. banking system is a great example of thinking outside the box. And it just might calm the world’s markets. (Via IBD)
  • The Environmentalist’s Dirty Little Secret One of the many mandates of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 calls for oil companies to increase the amount of ethanol mixed with gasoline. Did we not learn our lessons about ethanol back in the 1970’s? Anyone remember VOC? Volatile Organic Compounds? Look it up. (Via IBD)
  • The Past DOES Come Back to Haunt You Racial politics coming back to bite the democrats in the butt. (Via Flopping Aces)
  • Enough is Enough Iraqis are beginning to assert themselves. (Via Flopping Aces)
  • Don’t let the door hit you in the backside In the meantime, Cranky, at Six Meat Buffet is having fun roasting entrenched politicians who think that even though things are broken, said things should be complained about bitterly while the newbie representatives quit out of frustration. (Via Six Meat Buffet)
  • The Democrats Could Lose It All Mark Kilmer revisits Richard Cohen’s piece How The GOP Could Win and it looks a bit hopeful. However, as one commenter cautions, con’e count your chickens before they hatch. (Via Red State)
  • Hey! Now he could be VP! Brandon at Conservative Superiority wonders aloud if Spitzer’s resume now makes him fit for VP consideration? Yes, healthy dose of sarcasm needs to be taken with that pondering. (Via Conservative Superiority)
  • Say Thanks! Brandon, being the busy fellow that he is, also wonders aloud if Hillary will thank Rush Limbaugh for encouraging Republicans to go vote for her. Not because he wants her to win, but to disrupt the democrat convention. Fun to be had by all! (Via Conservative Superiority)
  • The Amazing Disappearing Leader Mr. Al-Sadr! Paging Moqtada Al-Sadr? Hmmmm, wonder where he went? Perhaps to that great virgin stronghold in the sky? (Via Pajamas Media)
  • Pot! this is Kettle! London – A funny thing happened last November when Britain launched a righteous protest over the arrest in Sudan of a British school teacher who was accused of insulting religion by naming a class teddy bear Mohammed. The Sudanese ambassador was summoned; Prime Minister Gordon Brown issued a protest. It didn’t take long, though, for someone to point out that Downing Street was standing on diplomatic quicksand: Britain itself has a law making blasphemy a crime. (Via Lucianne)
  • Into the great unknown I slogged along through some liberal blogs…eh they need their five seconds of fame in a conservative blog every once in a while. Actually these weren’t all that bad. (Via MYDD)
  • Wah Wah Wah Florida and Michigan may get a do-over. (Just so Hillary can win the nomination) (Via MYDD)
  • Depends on your definition Hillary says she’s crossed the threshold of Commander in Chief. Threshhold of insanity maybe…. (Via Maha Blog)
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