Friday, January 4, 2013

Flotsam du jour

Our national debt is now $16,432,706,000,000.00.

Unemployment is at 7.8%.

Here is a fascinating chart putting the depth of the Great Recession and the recovery into perspective by comparing them to the other recessions and recoveries since World War II.

While I have absolutely no doubt that the media will take the quote out of context in order to make it seem otherwise, Ann Coulter was not seriously proposing that the names of women who have had abortions be made a matter of public record. She was asking the question rhetorically, in order to pose the point that gun owners shouldn't be subject to such an invasion of privacy, either.

HT: Drudge