Friday, April 24, 2009

My Friday Favorites

A brief roundup of the posts I've enjoyed today:

The Other McCain on individual morality versus social justice

Don Surber provides a reality check on universal heathcare

Paco's thoughts on torture

Ed Driscoll gives us a look at banking

And a post from Tim Blair that I loved so much I had to cut and paste it for your reading pleasure:

Tim Blair – Saturday, April 25, 09 (04:50 am)
A highlight from P.J. O’Rourke’s Sydney speech:
America has wound up with a charming leftist as a president. And this scares me. This scares me not because I hate leftists. I don’t. I have many charming leftist friends. They’re lovely people - as long as they keep their nose out of things they don’t understand. Such as making a living.
When charming leftists stick their nose into things they don’t understand they become ratchet-jawed purveyors of monkey-doodle and baked wind. They are piddlers upon merit, beggars at the door of accomplishment, thieves of livelihood, envy coddling tax lice applauding themselves for giving away other people’s money. They are the lap dogs of the poly sci-class, returning to the vomit of collectivism. They are pig herders tending that sow-who-eats-her-young, the welfare state. They are muck-dwelling bottom-feeders growing fat on the worries and disappointments of the electorate. They are the ditch carp of democracy.
And that’s what one of their friends says.

Happy friday to all of you.

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