Monthly Archives: February 2012

Canada: America’s stepchild grows up and leaves the nest.

Canadian commentator Ezra Levant rants about the “Keystone Calamity.” Haven’t found a syllable I can challenge. Especially the opening bit describing Obama as America’s “Manchurian President.” Truer words were never spoken. 12m38s of unadulterated fact:

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Incredible Shrinking Air Force Continues to Shrink. F-35 Production Cuts Go International.

While New Jersey governor Chris Christie concerns himself with lowering the flag to half-mast so as to honor the recently departed singer Whitney Houston, the U.S. and its allies are cutting back on their Lightning II orders: Weekly Standard Leading … Continue reading

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BLS Stats: Adjusted or unadjusted, is that the only question?

Well, now you can pursue the answer to that question on your own. I’ve uploaded a new spreadsheet to my SkyDrive for your perusal and downloading, should you be so inclined. The latest and greatest constitutionalleysis combines a summary of … Continue reading

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b.s. from the BLS? – Adjustment Wonders [updated]

The ‘un/employment’ numbers for January were released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) to much fanfare from the Associated Press, and even the Wall Street Journal, as can be seen respectively here and here.  The AP gleefully exclaims that “Unemployment rate … Continue reading

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Debt Update: How deep the hole?

You can check on the current size and composition of our national debt by taking a peek here at Constitutionalley’s exclusive “Whoop-de-doo-doo Budget Deal” deficit & debt forecaster. I mention this only because of the recent rumor that the deficit … Continue reading

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America’s Incredible Shrinking Air Force

Here’s the next step in DoD’s mini-sizing the Air Force – aka ‘bye, bye USAF’ – project: Military.com Venerable A-10 Warthog Faces Extinction January 31, 2012 by Michael Hoffman The venerable A-10 tank killer aircraft is taking a hit of … Continue reading

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