Saturday, October 27, 2012
1) At the end of the American Civil War, the black literacy rate in this country was practically zero. By the end of the 19th Century, it had exceeded 50%. This represents one of the greatest accomplishments in human history and it transpired decades prior to affirmative action and the welfare state. This whole notion that African-Americans have only achieved via political agitation is an absurdity and this is simply more prima facie evidence of that.............2) I really wish that Mr. Obama would stop lumping millionaires and billionaires together. A 65 year-old retiree who worked and saved wisely could easily be a millionaire (if, I'm saying, you combined their savings, pension, and property) in this society. To compare that person to people such as Bill Gates, Michael Bloomberg, Ross Perot, and Mark Zuckerberg is asinine, and I really think that the President should knock it off.............3) Sean Hannity is now saying on nightly basis that the "mainstream media" refuses to cover the Libya story. Mr. Hannity is either a lazy idiot or he's lying. CNN (most notably, Anderson Cooper and the hottie, Erin Burnett) has been covering it on an almost nightly basis and the coverage has been far from exculpatory for President Obama (courtesy the sources of Fran Townsend and Bob Baer). For Mr. Hannity to continue to follow this delusional narrative is really and truly embarrassing, I think.