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Former British Prime Minister, Tony Blair Blames Obama Administration for ISIS

Hat/Tip to WeaselZippers. You have to love the British habit of telling it like it is. US politics often times gets so PC that it’s nauseating. In this breath of fresh air, former British Prime Minister, Tony Blair answers charges that had he and George W. Bush not led Britain and America (respectively) into war in Iraq, ISIS would not exist. But as WeaselZippers points out, he’s essentially correct. He’s basically on target. Via Daily Mail: Tony Blair last night attacked ‘bizarre’ claims that his decision to go to war with Iraq in 2003 caused the current wave of violence […]

British Raise Top Tax Rates, Two Thirds of Millionaires Left

Evidence shows again and again that if you want there to be less of something. , you tax it.  Well, either there is less of it, or it goes underground, which means you don’t get to tax it at all.  The British are learning this lesson now, as after passing a unsubstantial increase in their highest tax rate, they suddenly found that they had far fewer millionaires to tax.  The Telegraph has more… In the 2009-10 tax year, more than 16,000 people declared an annual income of more than £1 million to HM Revenue and Customs. This number fell to just 6,000 after Gordon Brown introduced the […]

“Hope and Change”- Not Exactly What Most People Had In Mind

When candidate Obama created the meme “Hope and Change”, he never told us, except for his dream that Americans should pay super high prices for energy,  what he was hoping for or what changes he envisioned for America. In the last two and a half years, Obama’s vision is becoming painfully clear to all who are willing to see. He hopes to convert the United States of America into the United Socialist States of America and he wants to change our nation into just another nation in the world community of nations. He wants to change our traditional friends and allies for a whole new […]

Global Warming Causes More Record Cold

It seems that this winter is setting up to be even more severely cold than the last.  Of course, when record cold and snow came last winter, the alarmists said it was caused by global warning.  Or, they are saying that the cold is a temporary exception to they over all warming pattern.   They are sticking with this, for now… “Even though this is quite a cold winter by recent standards it is still perfectly consistent with predictions for global warming,” said Dr Myles Allen, head of the Climate Dynamics group at Department of Physics, University of Oxford. “If […]