Eric Florack on August 22nd, 2009

Any interesting if eminently predictable piece from Marc Stein this morning. Here’s a taste: Still, what do I know? Evidently, it’s stimulated the sign-making industry, putting America back to work by putting up “PUTTING AMERICA BACK TO WORK” signs every 200 yards across the land. And at 300 bucks a pop the signage alone should […]

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on August 6th, 2009

There is a continuing theme in Congress and many of our State Legislatures that what’s good for goose, is only good for the goose. Take a gander.  Yes, you read that right.  Congressmen can fly around in private jets, and can even buy brand-spanking new ones.  Even though they criticize those in the business world […]

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davidl on December 7th, 2008

“Cold Cash” Jefferson left out in the cold. When Mrs. Pelosi become Speaker of the House, she vowed to “drain the swamp.”    Rather than draining her swamp, Mrs. Pelosi has allowed her swamp to become even more infested.   Well yesterday, voters of Louisiana’s Second Congressional District took matters into their own hands and drained Mrs. […]

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Eric Florack on September 15th, 2008

So, on top of all of the rest of it, Chalie Rangel is now caught taking trips on the dime of lobby types without declearing it as such, which is what the Democrat’s own rules… rules Rangel himself helped to write… say he should be doing? Yes, says A Blog for All who says, correctly: It is quite telling […]

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on August 24th, 2008

In this weekend’s Wall Street Journal, there is a report of an investment made by Nancy Pelosi and her husband. They put somewhere between $50,000 and $100,000 into T. Boone Picken’s company, Clean Energy Fuels Corp. At first blush, the relatively small amount (compared to millions of dollars in assets held by the Pelosis) would […]

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Eric Florack on August 13th, 2008

From the Business and Media institute: There’s a huge concern among conservative talk radio hosts that reinstatement of the Fairness Doctrine would all-but destroy the industry due to equal time constraints. But speech limits might not stop at radio. They could even be extended to include the Internet and “government dictating content policy.” FCC Commissioner […]

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(From The Conservative Reader) Well, it took almost 3 months, but Congress finally passed the bill Saturday, on older version of which was  passed by the House in May, after some considerable back and forth between the Senate and the House.  The bill is HR 3221 (pdf), titled: “Housing and Economic Recovery Act of 2008?. […]

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Eric Florack on July 14th, 2008

From the GateWay Pundit: New information reveals that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi was indirectly sending messages to the FARC. The Marxist Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) is designated as a terrorist group by the US government. Speaker Pelosi was doing this while at the same time she refused to bring a free trade agreement […]

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Judith Klinghoffer over at The American Thinker, asks a timely question: What do the Saudis want? Slowly but surely it is beginning to dawn on a world mesmerized by the Democratic primary contest that an oil cartel has been picking our pocket with impunity by willfully failing to adjust its output to the additional needs […]

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on May 6th, 2008

Swamp Stomper Ring Forward: (Art Smith/Conservative Reader) Books for Soldiers (booksforsoldiers.com) needs financial help.  This is an organization that provides books and other media (donated or financed by members such as myself) to members of the US Military who are on active duty.  I have personally had a positive experience with this organization.  They know […]

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Eric Florack on January 2nd, 2008

Fellow Swamp Stomper Conservative Reader has a new look tonight, (Sharp!)  and is one of WordPress’s newest converts. Wander over and graze, and say hello.

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Eric Florack on January 2nd, 2008

OK, with the holidays, I freely admit being horribly behind in my reading.. Sister Toldjah, just before Christmas: I read this blogpost by Michelle Malkin this morning about a fanatical black woman shouting down white people during an angry New Orleans city council hearing last week in which a debate was held about razing public […]

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