Tuesday, September 13, 2011

The Final Five: September 13, 2011

The Final Five: Bedtime Stories for Conservatives
September 13, 2011

Tonight's Crazy Story

In this satirical story on the Huffington Post, Spencer Green discusses the replacement for Republican debates: bear wrestling. It might just be me, but it sounds like the party might be trying to lure Sarah Palin back into the race with this one.

Tonight's Final Five:

The President is always reminding us how horrible the economy was when he took office. However, Michael Boskin at the Wall Street Journal examines the numbers and argues that Obama has not helped the situation.

Did World War II really bring us out of the Great Depression? Weekly Standard columnist Arthur Herman writes that the war actually hindered a recovery that was already in the works.

Taking a break...
To laugh a little
" A man wearing an Obama mask robbed a bank. Either that or Obama has an exciting new plan to reduce the deficit. "
-Conan O'Brien, 9/12/11

Now Back to The Final Five

How much of the money from the last stimulus actually went to job creation? The Wall Street Journal shows how money from the last stimulus failed to even go to projects that were promised.

With Congressional approval ratings around 13%, Lee Hamilton at Politico examines what Congress can do to improve its standing with the American public.

Paul Krugman's comments on 9/11 were disgusting. However, was it the worst thing ever said in relation to the attacks? RedState lists ten ways Americans should not commemorate 9/11.

Tomorrow in History: September 13
September 14, 1814 - Francis Scott Key wrote a poem titled Defense of Fort McHenry, which would later become the words to our national anthem, The Star Spangled Banner.

Food For Thought - A Bedtime Snack
" Government is not reason; it is not eloquence. It is force. And force, like fire, is a dangerous servant and a fearful master. "
-George Washington

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