Saturday, November 2, 2013

[S]ince for contemporary man reality is a continent visited less and less often and, besides, justifiably disliked, the findings of polls have become a kind of higher reality, or to put it differently: they have become the truth.

◼ TODAY"S MUST READ: Obamacare: imagology meets reality? - Neoneocon
The Atlantic Explains "If You Like Your Plan, You Can Keep Your Plan" In One Simple Chart - Ace Of Spades
REPORT: WH relies heavily on secret meetings with journalists... - Politico Via Drudge
AP editors: Staged propaganda photos... - Robby Soave/Daily Caller

The AP has only been permitted to photograph the president alone in the Oval Office on two occasions–both in his first term–and has never been allowed to photograph the president with his staff in the office. The AP generally receives access when foreign leaders are visiting, but at other times the White House relies on its own photographers to take pictures and distribute them to the press.

Liberal entitlement-state dream is crumbling - Larry Kudlow/CNBC

May I ask this question? Why is it that Americans don't have the freedom to choose their own health insurance? I just don't get it. Why must the liberal nanny state make decisions for us? We can make them ourselves, thank you very much. It's like choosing a car, buying a home or investing in a stock. We can handle it.

So why must the government tell me and everyone else what we can and cannot buy?