davidl on January 6th, 2011

Speaker Tablecloth’s Promise, Nancy Pelosi’s predictions were about as good as her fashion sense, to wit poor, from Fredrickburg.com: FAMOUS LAST WORDS: “After years of historic deficits, this 110th Congress will commit itself to a higher standard: Pay as you go, no new deficit spending. Our new America will provide unlimited opportunity for future generations, […]

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davidl on November 29th, 2010

Good Intentions, by Jay Ambrose, Orange County Register: Good intentions will get you if you don’t watch out. That’s true of the invasion of the body scanners, of minimum-wage laws, of some welfare programs and – please don’t forget it – a supposedly altruistic push by federal agencies and politicians to put low-income families in […]

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davidl on November 18th, 2010

Alvin Greene for President, if we run him, the blacks will vote for him.  from Meredeth Shiner, Poltico: “I’m the next president,” Greene said. “I’ll be 35 … just before November, so I was born to be president. I’m the man. I’m the man. I’m the man. Greene’s the man. I’m the man. I’m the […]

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davidl on November 7th, 2010

Keith Olbermann, Eric opined: David has been rightly chiming in on the Keith Olbermann business. It’s kinda like observing a train wreck. But I have to tell you that I look at this situation and have to wonder if there isn’t a connection between his sudden dismissal….  (OK, suspension, but you and I both know […]

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davidl on November 6th, 2010

Et tu Keith, William Kristol, comes to laud the suspended Keith Olbermann, from Weekly Standard: Perhaps Olbermann violated NBC News “policy and standards.” But NBC doesn’t have real news standards for MSNBC—otherwise the channel wouldn’t exist. It’s a little strange to get all high and mighty now. Who knew Bill Kristol was a Roman?   He […]

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davidl on November 2nd, 2010

A requiem for a bitch *, the demise of Mrs. Pelosi’s career in national politics, by Hugh Hewitt, Washington Examiner: The epic loss on Tuesday will launch a thousand op-eds and who knows how many dissertations. But the explanation is very simple. Never have two modern American leaders been so utterly bereft of graciousness. Americans […]

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davidl on September 13th, 2010

‘Rats do death panels, via Clarice Feldman, American Thinker: As Democrats brace for a November wave that threatens their control of the House, party leaders are preparing a brutal triage of their own members in hopes of saving enough seats to keep a slim grip on the majority. In the next two weeks, Democratic leaders […]

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davidl on June 22nd, 2010

Dumbo’s green energy delusions, Robert J. Samuelson, Washington Post: [Baracl] Obama has made vilification of oil and the oil industry a rhetorical mainstay. This is intellectually shallow, if politically understandable. “Clean energy” won’t displace oil or achieve huge reductions in greenhouse gas emissions — for example, the 83 percent cut by 2050 from 2005 levels […]

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davidl on April 18th, 2010

Whites House denies Elena Kagan is a Frank and denies that there anything wrong with that, Howard Kurtz, Washington Post: The White House ripped CBS News on Thursday for publishing an online column by a blogger who made assertions about the sexual orientation of Solicitor General Elena Kagan, widely viewed as a leading candidate for […]

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davidl on April 14th, 2010

Disgusting, TFD, from Elizabeth Scalia, Anchoress,    I have a few suggestions for Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to tell Dim Won where he can put his finger.   Suggstion? Tea Party getting results, Sean Higgins, Investors Business Daily: House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, D-Md., told reporters today that the Tea Party movement is making some members […]

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davidl on April 13th, 2010

Adam Clayton Powell IV to Challenge Charlie Rangel, Useless Toady: Adam Clayton Powell IV made it official today, announcing he will run against Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y. — the man who defeated his father in the Democratic primary 40 years ago. Powell, a state assemblyman, stepped forward to challenge Rangel after the congressman ran afoul […]

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Brian Nygaard on April 12th, 2010

Space ClusterIn a recent conversation with a friend of mine, his comment was something like, “Those people on the far left must be from a different solar system.” Another friend said, “We are living in Alternative Reality B” (referencing the line from the movie Back to the Future) where we momentarily leave the time-space continuum.  My personal take is that the far left is simply the result of a nasty turn taken on the path of evolutionary biology.  While we may still appear to be part of the same human species, liberals and conservatives will ultimately be seen as fundamentally different members of the mammilia branch.  And while I jest (but just a little), the question of what separates the “thinking” of liberals and the principles of conservatives is befuddling for many of us.

Most adults in America today (other than the most senior amongst us) have never had to directly face the ideology of the N. Pelosi\’s, C. Schumer\’s, J. Wright\’s and E. Holder\’s of the world.  Even the 1960\’s form of “progressivism” was set against the backdrop of the known evil of an outwardly racist system, and an equally controversial war in Vietnam.  Today is different.  What we face today is an unforced and radical progressivism without any of the supporting historical props.  The problem with the interpretive thinking of conservatives today is that we are attempting to see the logic in the ideology of the left (or at least some form of semi-coherent palliative) that will allow us to understand the apparent vacuity.  But herein we are seeking to see that which simply does not exist.

When we look at the notion […]

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davidl on March 23rd, 2010

While you slept Sunday,  Mrs. Pelosi, and two hundred eighteen of her co-conspirators screwed you and the entire country. Obama writes new Contract with America, William Kristol, Weekly Standard: This year Obama has handed Republicans a one-item Contract with America, an item a majority of the public supports–opposition to, and therefore repeal of, Obamacare BO […]

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davidl on March 17th, 2010

Forcing 31 million people to buy a product they don’t want and can’t afford to use does not constitute health care reform. Once again, the poor get used as human shields so corporations can be the beneficiaries of massive government bailout Jane Hamsher, via William A. Jacobson, Legal Insurrection.

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davidl on March 15th, 2010

Standing up to the abortion industry, Glenn Reynolds, Instapundit: IN KNOXVILLE, black pastors complain about abortions. You don’t see this kind of thing much. Maybe you should.  Planned Parenthood’s business is killing babies and they move in a a black neighborhood in order to kill black babies. How will the Obama administration react to a […]

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