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Michigan Man Allowed to Use Food Stamps After Winning $2 Million ‘Make Me Rich’ Lottery

By Doug Powers  •  May 18, 2011 08:48 AM

**Written by Doug Powers If your hot morning coffee didn’t do enough to get your blood boiling, this should help: AUBURN, Mich. — A man who won $2 million on a Michigan lottery show has told TV5 that he still uses food stamps. Leroy Fick of Bay County admitted he still swipes the electronic card […]

Home Depot Founder Apologizes for Creating Over 300,000 Jobs

By Doug Powers  •  September 19, 2010 12:08 PM

**Written by Doug Powers This one somehow slipped through the cracks earlier in the week. Bernie Marcus, the co-founder of Home Depot, is tired of clueless dilettantes who couldn’t operate a lemonade stand without ending up a hundred grand in debt portraying the business community as “the problem.” Marcus was on CNBC and profusely apologized […]

Ready to go Galt in L.A.

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 10, 2009 10:42 AM

I’ve been privileged to know and work with Rick Newcombe, the president of Creators Syndicate, for a decade. Creators has distributed my newspaper column since 1999. Newcombe is a visionary and a tireless entrepreneur with a dedicated staff. And Los Angeles is driving them away. In a column for the Wall Street Journal, Newcombe lambastes […]

Billionaire to New York: Screw you

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 20, 2009 11:23 AM

Going Galt.

Andrew Lloyd Webber: Going Galt in Britain?

By Michelle Malkin  •  April 27, 2009 09:57 AM

A powerful manifesto from renowned composer Andrew Lloyd Webber, who fears an exodus of talent from Britain in response to high taxes: I am 61 years old. I have lived and worked in Britain all my life. Not even in the dark days of penal Labour taxation in the Seventies did I have any intention […]

Going Galt, continued

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 10, 2009 06:49 PM

For the past two weeks, with a big hat tip to Dr. Helen Smith who diagnosed the phenomenon last fall, we’ve had a fascinating and spirited discussion here about the “Going Galt” movement that’s catching on nationwide. There’s now even a Twitter hashtag for the phenomenon: #goinggalt. My email box (especially after publication of my […]

Tea Party on: Taxpayer revolts in Green Bay, Lafayette, Olathe, and Harrisburg; Plus: Live from Fullerton CA… "Recall the Taxinator!;" Arnie videotapes/DVDs smashes/shredded

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 7, 2009 06:16 PM

Feel the dissent!

The "Going Galt" phenom spreads; Whoopi goes on anti-tax rant

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 6, 2009 05:15 PM

“Going Galt” is going viral. The phenomenon Dr. Helen Smith first diagnosed last fall has spread noticeably since our discussion of it at CPAC/CS2.0 last week and my column/blog posts/your comments throughout the past week. The NYTimes (disparagingly, of course) picked up on it today. The Liberty Papers has a comprehensive round-up of recent blog […]

Where in the world: Going Galt and Wreck-overy.gov logo-mania

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 5, 2009 06:05 AM

Scheduled to appear on Fox & Friends this morning for the regular 8:15am Eastern gig. They want to talk about the “Going Galt” phenomenon and our Wreckovery.gov photoshop contest. *Update: See also my discussion with Instapundit Glenn Reynolds on PJTV here.* Four more “Going Galt” items for you: *GOP Rep. John Campbell comments to the […]

"Going Galt" and the next Tea Party wave

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 4, 2009 10:51 AM

My syndicated column today spotlights two related phenomenon: the Tea Party revolt on the streets and the “Going Galt” revolt with our wallets. For new readers who are just learning about the protest movement and want to join, the best organizational resources are Tax Day Tea Party (nationwide April 15 events), Twitter #teaparty, PJTV’s list […]