Monday Round Up

I pay attention, so that you don’t have to.

CURL: Cain’s ‘9-9-9’ tax plan is fairer share
The Washington Times
With Mr. Cain’s win at the Florida straw poll this weekend, his plans will likely garner much more attention in the coming days. So, he’ll have a chance to explain how the U.S. would be able to dig itself out of a $14 trillion debt while bringing the same amount of revenue as today.
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Elizabeth Warren, Fair Play, and Soaking the Rich
CATO@Liberty
If Warren’s claim is that the rich got rich because of certain benefits they received from government and so should pay more to provide those benefits to others, then the overwhelming bulk of government spending is completely outside the scope of her argument.
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Rewind: ABC News Didn’t Notice When Laura Bush Helped ‘Extreme Makeover’ in 2005

Newsbusters

While ABC’s Good Morning America promoted that “cool lady” Michelle Obama’s role in the season debut of ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition last Thursday, they failed to notice when Laura Bush pitched in on the same ABC show in 2005.
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Planned Parenthood Makes $155 Million Doing Abortions
LifeNews.com
According to their own figures, in 2009 alone, Planned Parenthood performed 332,278 abortions. That’s like wiping out the population of a sizeable city. Since the average cost of an abortion was $468, Planned Parenthood’s total abortion income that year was $155,506,104.
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It’s Pancake Day…Let’s Celebrate!
She’s Becoming Doughmesstic
…today is National Pancake Day! A whole day dedicated to buttery, syrupy goodness.
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Born on this Day
1774 – Johnny Appleseed, American environmentalist (d. 1845)
1888 – T. S. Eliot, American-born British writer and poet, Nobel laureate (d. 1965)
1898 – George Gershwin, American composer (d. 1937)
1925 – Marty Robbins, American singer (d. 1982)
1926 – Julie London, American singer and actress (d. 2000)
1933 – Donna Douglas, American actress
1946 – Christine Todd Whitman, American politician

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