davidl on March 22nd, 2015

The Snark of the Day, Senator John McCain, from Blaze: “Get over your temper tantrum, Mr. President.” Maybe McPain got Dim Won confused with a republican?

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davidl on February 27th, 2015

As Plato, Abraham Lincoln, Will Rodgers Woody Allen once quipped:  “Ninety percent of like is just showing up.” Any good team can win at home.  In order to be great, a team has to win on the road.  For a Scott Walker, or Ted Cruz, playing CPAC is a home game.   For Jeb Bush, it […]

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davidl on February 27th, 2015

Two for one Friday. The Snarks of the Day, from Carly Fiorina via Ashe Schow, Washington Examiner: “[Mrs. Clinton] tweets about women’s rights in this country and takes money from governments that deny women the most basic human rights.” Bonus quip: “She tweets about equal pay for women but won’t answer basic questions about her […]

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davidl on February 22nd, 2015

From Hupy.com Posted on Apr 06, 2010 This year marks the 7th Annual Executive’s Ride to promote tourism and Milwaukee County. Milwaukee County Executive Scott Walker held a press conference on April 6th at House of Harley-Davidson, in Greenfield, Wisconsin, discussing his plans for this year’s ride. Although usually held in June, the 2010 Ride […]

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davidl on February 2nd, 2015

George Pataki, the republican leader of a state without a single republican in state wide office, again, somehow, thinks he should run for President, from Fox News: Former New York Gov. George Pataki told Fox News on Monday he’s “seriously” exploring a 2016 Republican bid for president. The former governor said he plans to travel […]

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davidl on January 30th, 2015

This is not a William Tecumseh Sherman like statement. However, from Mitt Romney, via Hugh Hewitt: I’ve decided it is best to give other leaders in the Party the opportunity to become our next nominee. Mitt does leave the door ajar, if no republican candidate can step up.   Sorry for the Dope from Hope, Mike […]

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davidl on January 27th, 2015

From Jeff Zeleny. ABC News: Rep. Trey Gowdy, chairman of the House Select Committee on Benghazi, said Tuesday he still intended to summon former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to testify as part of the investigation into the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Libya that killed four Americans. “Every witness who has […]

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davidl on January 15th, 2015

She had me at hello. from Weekly Standard: WASHINGTON, DC – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today announced that U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst (R-IA) will deliver the Republican Address to the Nation following the State of the Union address on Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Will Joni make em […]

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davidl on January 3rd, 2015

Two political campaigns, albeit both losing, two political icons, one national and one partisan. and two speeches. Up first Mario Cuomo at age 52 in 1984, video: Next, Ronald Reagan at age 53 in 1964, video: Compare and contrast, funny Cuomo’s speech is the singular speech for which is noted In contrast, Reagan’s speech was […]

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davidl on December 29th, 2014

I don’t get to pick the next President.  Rather all I can do it to support the best alternative.   Such is life.   I am not now, nor expect to be a Jeb Bush fan.   That said, Bush’s emergence been encouraging Washington (CNN) — Jeb Bush is the clear Republican presidential frontrunner, surging to the front […]

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davidl on October 22nd, 2014

Video: As a candidate Chris Christie has much, very much, (too much?) for which to account and atone.  Yet as a republican, at least he is firing back at the democrat and media mythology.  Bully for Chris.

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davidl on August 26th, 2014

I agree with Professor Glenn Reynolds that our police are too militarized, both in hardware and mindset.   However, I’d think twice before lauding his supporters on this issue, from Useless Toady: Often, if you wait long enough, an idea comes around. Back in 2006, I wrote a piece for Popular Mechanics on how the federal […]

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davidl on August 22nd, 2014

Truth be known, I am not a fan of republican congressmen named King, but a stopped clock is right twice a day, from, Mediaite: Most elected officials have been extremely hesitant to condemn the people of Ferguson, Missouri, who have been protesting for nearly two weeks over the fatal shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown […]

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davidl on August 15th, 2014

Sir Robert Peel: The police are the public and the public are the police; the police being only members of the public who are paid to give full time attention to duties Source. Mary Katherine Ham: Hot Air: We ask more of police in a free society than creating militarized zones out of tough situations. […]

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davidl on June 14th, 2014

Chris Christie may or may not be too fat to be president, he however is too stupid to be president, via ABC News: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is denouncing comments by fellow Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry comparing homosexuality to alcoholism in which people can choose to change their behavior. Perry said earlier this […]

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