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Glenn Beck appears to be on a roll these last few days. Here he has Michael C. Moynihan, an editor from Reason Magazine, on to talk about Speaker Pelosi’s newspaper industrial complex.
Since coming to the national stage, Barack Obama has been in favor of education reform but an opponent of voucher programs. Obama’s own daughters attend private schools, which vouchers would help children of lower to middle class parents to attend. They don’t go to a charter school of the sort that he praised in yesterday’s State of the Nation. This hypocrisy is likely rooted in Obama being a Democrat, as teacher unions are one of the most prominent lobbying groups in the Democratic Party.
It’s unfortunate that MSNBC had to call up Tom Delay to point out Obama’s hypocrisy, when they could have gotten similar criticisms from representatives of the Cato Institute or Reason magazine. Delay is a massive sleazebag who exudes creepiness. His congressional years were rife with scandals that eventually brought him down. Despite this, even a broken clock is right twice a day.
Rep. Louie Gohmert opposes the Paulson bail out.
Ron Paul attempts to separate the World Bank from the ideals of capitalism and the present system of “corporatism”. He goes on to say the organization is outdated, corrupt, and does more harm than good for people in the third world.
Ron explains that it is not capitalism that failed us, but interventionism, corporatism, etc. that did the dirty work.
Bet he’d be glad for them to play a role in the Republican Party right now…
President-elect Obama visits and speaks at the Cardinal Fastener parts factory in Bedford Heights, Ohio.