We’re from the government and we’re here to help: BP Oil Spill: As Pay Czar Promises Money, Workers Turned Away From BP Claims Center (ABC News)
We’re from the government and we’re here to help, Part 2: Hundreds of Construction Workers Forced Into Unpaid Leave to Accommodate Obama Photo Op. (JammieWearingFool)
We’re from the government and we’re here to take your money: Obama v BP - America’s justifiable fury with BP is degenerating into a broader attack on business. (The Economist)
We’re from the government and we’re here to take your money, Part 2: Obama Admin. Argues in Court That Individual Mandate Is a Tax. Remember when we were told that the individual health insurance mandate is not a tax. The Obama Administration just appealed to the courts, “…the individual health insurance mandate is a tax.” (American Spectator)
Oh, oh! - Campbell Soup recalls 15M pounds of SpaghettiOs (apnews.myway.com)
Maybe the problem is that Spaghettios and chlorine don't go together...
If only there was a way they could legally “take” money from tourists to help pay for things -Nevada's unemployment rate tops in nation, 14%. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
Casinos - aka: Nevada's personal ATMs...
I always love it when people say “communism works, it just hasn’t been done right.” Tell me, does anyone do it like the Norks? - North Korea Turns To Private Markets In Effort To Avert Second Famine (Outside the Beltway)
Take a guess where people and money go…where government takes less of their money, intrudes less on their lives and where opportunity exists. Surprised? America as Texas vs. California: Who’s Moving Where Edition. (The Enterprise Blog)
It’s always interesting when you have a press secretary who doesn’t understand the media (and its audiences): Robert Gibbs Defends Obama, Takes Shot At Cable News. (New York)
Bonus: As we approach the November elections, Taegan Goddard’s Political Wire pegs the biggest mistakes of the run-up. Here they are –"The year is not even half over and First Read already has a pretty good list of political gaffes made so far on the campaign trail" -
1. Gordon Brown's " bigoted woman" remarks
2. Martha Coakley says Schilling is a Yankee fan
3. Sue Lowden and Chickens for health care
4. Vaughn Ward's Puerto Rico is a country
5. Arlen Specter and the College Republicans
6. Carly Fiorina's hairy situation
7. J.D. Hayworth's history lesson
8. Jim Gibbons -- the mistress and the airplane
9. Jerry Brown and Nazi propaganda
10. Bob Etheridge gets too close for comfort
He's No. 9 on the list but at the bottom of many others...