Glenn Beck continued his “Founders Friday” series, this time with “Women of the American Revolution.” As guests, he had once again author David Barton of Wallbuilders, and Jane Hampton Cook author of Battlefields And Blessings and The Faith of America’s First Ladies. They began with a discussion of women’s suffrage and the right of women to vote. Most people do not know that many women could vote before and during the Revolution.
The fact that there exists a transactional, quid pro quo relationship between Washington’s newsmakers and the media cohort that covers them is hardly surprising, but that doesn’t mean it’s not a cause for concern. Journalism, by definition, is a profession founded upon a dedication to the pursuit of truth on behalf of the public. If the “media heavies” in Washington are filtering information through a sieve of self-interest, then how much trust should the American people place in the hallowed Fourth Estate?
A study done for the NBCC by CRA International that estimates job losses to the American economy from “clean energy” initiatives – cap and trade bills passed by the House and Senate – at about 2.5 million jobs. The global warming nightmare is a warm fuzzy dream for those that want even more major government interference in our private lives.