davidl on February 23rd, 2016

Playing the race card is amounts to conceding the argument.   However I  do find it amusing to see the roles reversed.    Doctor Ben Carson is the dying gasps of his campaign has played the race card on Dim Won, b/k/a Barrack Obama: Washington (CNN)Ben Carson suggested that if elected president he might be […]

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davidl on November 14th, 2015

The Snark of the Day: In fact, radical leftists are taking over colleges and universities just as the higher education bubble is bursting. What’s the point of controlling the world’s most distinguished schools at the precise moment many Americans decide they’re not worth the debt to attend them? Hat tips, Jim Geraghty, National Review, Glenn […]

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davidl on September 21st, 2015

Yet more evidence that Carly is right and big government is incompetent. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) vaunted emissions testing is worthless, and to the the private sector to find it, from Richard Weiss and Naomi Kresge, Bloomberg Business: Volkswagen AG lost almost a quarter of its market value after it admitted to cheating on […]

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davidl on June 14th, 2011

Dumbo does not do economics, more evidence that Barack Obama lacks any understanding of economics, from Fox News: It was explained to Obama that the permitting process can delay projects for “months to years … and in many cases even cause projects to be abandoned … I’m sure that when you implemented the Recovery Act […]

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davidl on December 2nd, 2010

Welcome to December, from 13WHAM: Rochester, N.Y.— The first day of the December brought some more holiday-like weather as the Rochester area saw the first major snow accumulation of the winter season. Early Wednesday morning rain caused several car accidents and traffic tie-ups. As of the afternoon, conditions worsened with reports of slushy roads and […]

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davidl on December 1st, 2010

Algore’s mistake, Debra Saunders, RCP: You Can Stop Paying for Al Gore’s Mistake In Greece earlier this month, Al Gore made a startling admission: “First-generation ethanol, I think, was a mistake.” Unfortunately, Americans have Gore to thank for ethanol subsidies. In 1994, then-Vice President Gore ended a 50-50 tie in the Senate by voting in […]

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Eric Florack on November 20th, 2010

The the big news story for the last couple of weeks has been the IPO of General Motors .  They managed to raise something on the order of $20 billion last week selling literally millions of shares owned by the Federal government and reducing the Federal government’s share of General Motors to 33% down from […]

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davidl on October 25th, 2010

Firs, smoke, birth certificate, Obama campaign has spent over a million dollars to hide his birth certificate, or lack thereof, from Clyde Middleton Liberty Pundits: Federal Election Commission records show $1,352,378.95 in payments were made by Obama for America to Perkins Coie while the law firm was representing Obama in various court cases which have […]

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Eric Florack on January 13th, 2010

I have to admit my first reaction to these reports was one of indifference.  After all, China has been hacking into just about everybody’s computers for as long as anybody can remember. And yet, in looking at the situation a little more closely, we find out what China was really after was information about who […]

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on December 10th, 2009

By Karen Jones As I sit on Bus 77 that cruises up and down Massachusetts Ave., I look down at all the cars on the street. The bus is much taller than the privately owned cars; so, I sit up in my crow’s nest spying on people. I ride public transportation almost every day because […]

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davidl on November 29th, 2009

If you got into a minor traffic accident, the police tried to interview you, and you blew the cops for three times in a row, where would you be?   It seems by Byron York’s reporting that their is one standard of justice for you and me, and another one for the rich and famous, from […]

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Eric Florack on September 20th, 2009

The New York Daily News is reporting as of about 10 minutes ago: ALBANY – In a stunning request, the Obama administration has made it clear to poll-challenged Gov. Paterson that the White House would prefer he not seek election to a full four-year term next year. The Obama administration sent the message through White […]

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davidl on June 10th, 2009

Glenn Reynolds, Instapundit, notes: THEY TOLD ME THAT IF I VOTED FOR MCCAIN, the White House would be taken over by “Christianists.” And they were right! “Barack Obama invokes Jesus more than George W. Bush did.” When you do to church on Sunday, your reverend has no need to remind you that he is a […]

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Eric Florack on June 9th, 2009

Lee Cary over at American Thinker: In a one sentence order, Justice Ginsburg left open the possibility that the SCOTUS may scotch the Chrysler-Fiat deal that gives 29 cents on the dollar to the Indiana Fund and other Chrysler bondholders. Judge Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Order read as follow: “UPON CONSIDERATION of the application of counsel […]

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Eric Florack on June 6th, 2009

Twenty close of last year, the President Bush told us we are going to start looking seriously at offshore drilling, thus increasing supply,  as a way of bringing down oil prices.  Based solely on that move, worldwide oil prices went through the floor.  Subsequent to the lecture and, President  Obama told us that we were […]

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