Monday, September 12, 2011

The Final Five: September 12, 2011

The Final Five: Bedtime Stories for Conservatives
September 12, 2011

Tonight's Crazy Story

Have you ever thought about downloading a smartphone app to treat your acne? Despite how crazy it sounds, nearly 15,000 people have downloaded two apps that claim to treat acne.

Tonight's Final Five:

Did you know that the more you make, the less you get back in benefits? Do you think that Social Security is afloat right now? Learn ten lies Social Security wants you to believe at Smart Money.

President Obama's plan is nothing new. His current (and future) plan failed: no jobs were created last month. According to Erick Erickson at RedState, even if Obama gets his jobs plan, it will fail, and then voters will know who to blame.

Taking a break...
To laugh a little
"President Obama introduced his $447 billion jobs plan. A lot of economists say it could work — if we had $447 billion."
-Jay Leno, 9/9/11

Now Back to The Final Five

While Obama didn't directly vindicate Paul Ryan in his speech last week, his ideas did provide that vindication. Obama's call to reform Medicare is exactly what Paul Ryan called for earlier. Jeffrey Anderson at The Weekly Standard analyzes Obama's speech and the Ryan budget.

With unemployment over 9 percent, the NRLB is preparing new rules that will hurt job creation. Diana Furchtgott-Roth describes the hypocricy on Real Clear Markets. Happy (lack of) Labor Day, America.

Since the President and his advisers do not understand how the economy works, Herbert Meyer at American Thinker provides an lesson in economics for liberals.

Tomorrow in History: September 13
September 13, 1956 - IBM introduces the RAMAC 305, the first computer disk storage unit. It required a 30 ft. by 50 ft. room.

Food For Thought - A Bedtime Snack
"All the perplexities, confusion and distress in America arise not from defects in their Constitution or Confederation, nor from want of honor or virtue, so much as downright ignorance of the nature of coin, credit and circulation."
-John Adams

No comments:

Post a Comment