Saturday Morning Read

Quote of the day: “I contend that for a nation to try to tax itself into prosperity is like a man standing in a bucket and trying to lift himself up by the handle.” ~Winston Churchill

  • The Bay of Rigs Energy Policy: Cuba invites bids to develop oil reserves 45 miles off the coast of South Florida that are as large as those in ANWR. So why are the United States and its Navy buying oil from a state sponsor of terror? (Via IBD Editorials)
  • English Only Ruling n Philadelphia says ‘English Only’ signs at a famous cheesesteak shop are not discriminatory. (Via Lucianne)
  • It’s just getting started Gasoline price spike is just gettng started. (Via Lucianne)
  • Clinton’s WRIGHT House Bill Clinton photographed with Jeremiah Wright at a religious leaders conference at the White House. (Via Flopping Aces)
  • Peeping Pols? Seems someone took a look at Obama, Hillary, and McCain’s passports without permission. (Via Sister Toldjah)
  • Good Guys 1 Bad Guys 0 Break into an elderly man’s house, get your head blown off. (Via Town Hall)
  • Constiuent Services Apparently former Governor Spitzer isn’t the only NY governor to visit with the prostitutes. NEW governor Patterson may have billed his campaign for services he received from a prostitute. (Via Liberty Pundit)
  • Think Obama will tell Kerry to put a sock in it? John Kerry gave a thoughtful analysis of Obama’s qualifications for being president saying “He has the ability to bridge the divide of religious extremism. …To maybe even give power to moderate Islam to be able to stand up against this radical interpretation of a legitimate religion…Because he’s African-American. Because he’s a black man. Who has come from a place of oppression and repression through the years in our own country” (Via North East Republican)
  • Think 911 will save you? Think again. California woman shot to death while pleading with 911 dispatchers to send help. (Via North East Republican)
  • Give your bonus back NYT thinks Bear Stearns top financial executives should give back the bonuses they earned since the business failed. Hmm, following their line of reasoning then they should return their paychecks to Pinch since the NYT is having financial trouble. After all, isn’t it their reporting what sells the NYT? (Via Just One Minute)
  • Strike 2? The Democratic National Convention city of Denver misses its second fundraising deadline. (Via Political Wire)
  • Much Ado About Nosing
    The Lament Of Those Melanin-Deprived And Testosterone-Enhanced