CNBC analyst Rick Santelli angrily walked off during a segment on this morning’s Squawk Box after throwing the op-ed he was referencing at the camera. Santelli was angry over reports that rich Obama supporters were moving money to avoid tax increases while advocating for fairness.
OysterZone.org has more information on the history of this fight. And, of course, a quick Google search reveals the federal government gives out subsidies for starting oyster farms on the East Coast while it’s shutting them down on the West. I’m gonna stop now because I’ve gotten this far without cursing.
My thoughts and prayers are with the owners of Drakes Bay and its employees and their families today.
CAIRO—Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi and his Islamist allies rushed to complete a new constitution with references to Shariah, or Islamic law, setting the stage for a new showdown with secularists, liberals and the country’s judiciary.
Drafters voted on the constitution’s 234 articles, one by one, overnight Thursday, with the head of the Islamist-dominated constitutional assembly racing to complete the document before a Supreme Court verdict on Sunday that could dissolve the assembly.
The charter that took shape, Egyptian legal experts said, was almost identical to the 1971 constitution written by former President Anwar Sadat, which underpinned a presidential-led autocracy for four decades.
But unlike Mr. Sadat’s version, the new constitution incorporates mentions of Islamic law that could elevate the role of Islam in Egypt’s public life and government.
In one clause worrying for Egypt’s liberals, the draft assigns the state with the responsibility to “ensure public morality,” a clause that critics said is open to manipulation by Islamists. ….
From Video Description:
Larry Elder discusses a Phyllis Schlafly article and takes calls from Mexican descent listeners. (Posted by: RPT) Can Republicans get the Latino/Hispanic vote by “amnesty,” or are the majority of the vote [south of the border] already use to one form of government, and hand-outs “buys” their vote? The answer and discussion is revealing.
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Via The Blaze
Harvard History Professor Niall Ferguson told CNN that overregulation would swamp the US economy and that he believes President Obama might take the country off the fiscal cliff to score political points against the GOP.