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Federal Judges Respond to Obama

April 3, 2012

 

A FEDERAL appeals court ordered the Department of Justice today to clarify its interpretation of federal judicial powers in light of President Obama’s remarkable statements on Monday calling the Supreme Court “an unelected group of people” and suggesting it doesn’t have the authority to overturn Obamacare.

The president stated on Monday, in response to questions about the case, that it would be an “unprecedented, extraordinary” move for the court to overturn a law passed by Congress. He added: Read More »

 

The Pizza Economy

April 3, 2012

 

THE Associated Press reports:

An 11-year-old Dutch boy has gone where many of the best economic minds in Europe have feared to tread and proposed a radical solution to the European single currency’s problems – using a pizza as his inspiration.

Jurre Hermans received a special mention from judges for the prestigious Wolfsohn Economics Prize, which comes with a $401,000 award. He came up with a scheme for an orderly return of the Greece economy to its old currency, the drachma.  The boy suggested Greeks hand in all euros to banks and receive drachme in return. The banks would use this enormous euro “pizza” to give out slices – extra cheese, please – to Greece’s creditors.

I would also like to be considered for that prize. I say, why not use miniature pizzas – coated with shellac to keep the sauce from getting on people’s hands – for currency?

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And Another First Lady

April 3, 2012

 

MICHELLE OBAMA may have taken inspiration for the outfit she wore to the Kid’s Choice Awards from the Klingons of Star Trek fame.

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