Writing in the
Post, Conservative columnist Kathleen Parker had this to say about Texas Gov. Rick Perry Washington
Faith and reason are not mutually exclusive, but Perry makes you think they are.
Jon Huntsman, speaking in New Hampshire said of his positions
“I’m not trying to be everything to everybody . . . ,” he told audiences. “I’m running on my record. You’re not going to like 100 percent of it.”
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And another Conservative talking point goes down, and goes down hard.
Michelle Bachmann (who?) gets it wrong again. The WSJ reports that
Swedish appliance maker Electrolux AB was recently dragged into the U.S. presidential race when Republican hopeful Michele Bachmann said that the company had closed its doors in the U.S., after it moved operations of an Iowa plant to Mexico.
Electrolux is primarily known in the
U. S. as Frigidaire and as far as its U. S. operations are concerned the Journal elicited this from its finance chief for the division U. S.
We have manufacturing facilities in
Saint Cloud, Minn.; Springfield, Tenn.; Kinston, N.C.; and We have a sizable presence in the Anderson, S.C. We certainly are not leaving the country. The U.S. Webster City [ Iowa] facility was closed and that production was moved to . But we also recently announced the closing of a Canadian facility and we're building a new facility in Mexico . Memphis
The bad news for Ms Bachmann is not that she gets this wrong, that happens regularly. No, it’s that nobody is paying attention to her, not even to her incorrect observations. Hey Michelle, say "Hi Mr. Perry"
For decades everyone has believed that poll taxes are illegal. It turns out in
Texas Supreme Court on Friday overruled the trial and appellate courts and unanimously upheld the constitutionality of a $5 "pole tax' on strip club patrons. Combs v. Texas Entertainment Ass'n, No. 09-0481 ( Texas Aug. 26, 2011): Tex.
statute requires a business that offers live nude entertainment and allows the consumption of alcohol on its premises to remit to the Comptroller a $5 fee for each customer admitted. We are asked to decide whether the statute violates the right to freedom of speech guaranteed by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution. We hold it does not.” Texas
Not something Mr. Jefferson ever thought the First Amendment would have to address.