davidl on March 18th, 2009

President Obama is mulling declaring war on wounded veterans, David Goldstein, McClatchy Newspapers: WASHINGTON-The Obama administration is considering making veterans use private insurance to pay for treatment of combat and service-related injuries. The plan would be an about-face on what veterans believe is a long-standing pledge to pay for health care costs that result from […]

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davidl on March 18th, 2009

Mrs. Pelosi, a/k/a Speaker Table Cloth, evidently thinks it is acceptable to pander to illegals, and their supporters, by insulting our Immigrations and Customs Enforcement agents, from Real Clear Politics: Appearing in front of a group of legal and illegal immigrants at a church in San Francisco, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said it is “un-American” […]

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Eric Florack on March 18th, 2009

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the ‘sphere: The BigsBlog Nightly Ramble. This is the Black Sign Edition. Mostly because I’m running out of names.   Memo to Chuckles the Clown Schumer: Article 1 Section 9 No Bill of Attainder or ex post facto Law shall be passed. Article […]

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davidl on March 18th, 2009

Barack Obama even needs a teleprompter to get mad. Maureen Dowd, New York Times.   Tis a shame, I could not have snarked this all Irish squabble on Saint Patty’s Day.  Alas the luck of the Irish wasn’t with me.

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Eric Florack on March 18th, 2009

By way of Bruce McQuain, who you will recall, I was a little harsh with last week on the AIG thing, comes this news: The other shoe concerning the AIG “bonuses” and the administration’s knowledge of them is beginning to drop. The Politico reports that all of the outrage from both Congressional and administrative officials […]

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davidl on March 18th, 2009

Hoplophobia: Firearms instructor Colonel Jeff Cooper coined the word in 1962 to describe a “mental disturbance characterized by irrational aversion to weapons”.[2] Cooper employed the term as an alternative to slang terms, stating: “We read of ‘gun grabbers’ and ‘anti-gun nuts’ but these slang terms do not (explain this behavior).” Cooper attributed this behavior to […]

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