Tax Foundation – CompeteUSA

With the election going on I’m working hard to ensure that Racine turns Red next week so blogging has not been a priority but this morning I saw the following come across my desktop and knew that I had to post something about it.

As most of you know I absolutely love the Tax Foundation. They are a non-profit non-partisan group focusing on sound tax policy. Well they created the CompeteUSA project designed to “raise public awareness of America’s high business taxes” and had a video contest and the following videos are the winners…everyone of them is worth watching!!!!

First Prize ($5,000): Andrew Patterson of Edmond, OK - "Tax Attack"

Second Prize ($1,000): Craig Kirchoff of Alexandria, VA - "Sally, the Corporate Income Tax and You"

Third Prize ($500): Lori Harfenist of Brooklyn, NY - "Taxes, Schmaxes"

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Algore was right?!?!


Oops! Never mind!!! It looks like we forgot some data…

H/T Watts Up With That?

The National Post today posted the following article: Thirty years of warmer temperatures go poof

Other than the graph above here are a few highlights from the article:
“Dr. Hackbart also pointed out that periods of solar inactivity known as "solar minimums" magnify cold spells on his continent. So, given that August was the first month since 1913 in which no sunspot activity was recorded -- none -- and during which solar winds were at a 50-year low, he was not surprised that Brazilians were suffering (for them) a brutal cold snap. "This is no
coincidence," he said as he scoffed at the notion that manmade carbon emissions had more impact than the sun and oceans on global climate.”


"An analytical chemist who works in spectroscopy and atmospheric sensing, Michael J. Myers of Hilton Head, S. C., declared, "Man-made global warming is junk science," explaining that worldwide manmade CO2 emission each year "equals about 0.0168% of the atmosphere's CO2 concentration ... This results in a 0.00064% increase in the absorption of the sun's radiation. This is an insignificantly small number.""


“For nearly 30 years, Professor Christy has been in charge of NASA's eight weather satellites that take more than 300,000 temperature readings daily around the globe. In a paper co-written with Dr. Douglass, he concludes that while manmade emissions may be having a slight impact, "variations in global temperatures since 1978 ... cannot be attributed to carbon dioxide."”

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Press Release From the Racine County Republican Party

For Immediate Release

October 16, 2008
Contact: Bill Folk, Chairman, 414-975-3600

Racine County embraces the football season in the final 2 weeks of the campaign.

The Racine McCain-Palin Victory Center announced today that the campaign season has hit the 2 minute warning!

What this means is this Saturday, October 18th, is our last Super Saturday before the biggest push of the season…and we need everyone to get off the bench and huddle up.

We have a game plan for Saturday. We need all of our reserve players to come out and devote a minimum of 2 hours of time in the field between 9:00 am - 6:00 pm and here is how you can contribute to the team:

Yard signs!! You’ve seen them around town and we need to get another 500-600 out. Additionally we have some large signs that will require 2 people with a truck!

Doors!! We have “walk books” so you can choose the distance and neighborhood you are able to walk! We will also be combining this with a lit drop…no knocks for the lit…just a drop.

Phones!! Call our Victory Center and reserve a time and phone just for you. We have plenty of phones and numbers that need your attention.

We have two locations:

In Racine
6500 Washington Ave

In Burlington
248 N. Pine St

Call your closest location and reserve a time slot today


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I did not believe it…

I heard about this the other day and could not believe it…but Fred over at RealDebateWisconsin has got the goods: Racine schools hand out textbook with 15 page Obama love-fest...

I guess that schools are not for education but for indoctrination…”long live RUSD!”

Such a shame.

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I’m back…

…and I’m still working out the kinks.

What that means is this page will still be a “blogging lite” area for a while, sorry people!

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