From the Blogprof: Illinois is refusing to issue state tax refunds. They aren't even bothering to issue IOU's. Sounds like a 1983 action in the making to me.
At Maggie's Farm, a cost benefit number crunch convinces the author to stay in Texas and out of NYC.
If this isn't a Tea Party issue, it ought to be - from Tom Blumer: GAO is unable to complete an accounting of our government's finances for the 14th year running.
From Thomas Sowell: "There are ways the government can juggle money around to make everything look OK, but it is only a matter of time before that money runs out and the ultimate reality hits, that there is no free lunch." Amen.
JammieWearingFool "loves a good Democrat food fight over racial politics."
Hey - it turns out Gitmo never was a recruiting tool for jihadis. If that surprises you, then it is certain that you haven't made the slightest effort to educate yourself on jihadism since 9-11.
Gay Patriot takes note that it is de rigueur for the politically correct gay activist to use obscenities to slur conservatives. And in getting their message out, they are supported by a media that enjoys their little jokes.
With a hat-tip to Instapundit, here is something I didn't know. During the Falklands War, PM Margaret Thatcher was ready to nuke Agrentina. The Argentinians were armed with state of the art weaponry sold to them by France. Thatcher told French PM Mitterand that she would employ nukes against Argentina unless Mitterand gave her the codes to make the French missiles blind:
Mitterrand - who once described Mrs Thatcher as "the eyes of Caligula and the mouth of Marilyn Monroe" - went on: "One cannot win against the insular syndrome of an unbridled Englishwoman. Provoke a nuclear war for a few islands inhabited by three sheep as hairy as they are freezing! But it's a good job I gave way. Otherwise, I assure you, the Lady's metallic finger would have hit the button."
And from Sister Toldjah, modern-day feminism in a nutshell: