davidl on June 8th, 2011

The O-conomy, from Jim Geraghty, National Review: Since January 2009, American businesses have faced at least three big potential risks to their bottom line besides the lingering effects of the 2008 crash: A) the possibility of tax hikes B) the possibility of greater costs for health care to employees imposed by government and C) the […]

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Eric Florack on May 16th, 2011

Brooklyn, NY– I’m in Brooklyn as this is posted. I ran from Rochester to Carlisle, PA last night, arriving there about 1am, and then to here.  Rain the whole way, and there’s some flooding going on in the northeast. Made driving … ummm… interesting. One of the guys I trained got assigned a new (to […]

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davidl on January 26th, 2011

Browner Out, Cap and Tax Czarine Carol Browner flees the arena, from Michelle: The Obama Culture of Corruption won’t be the same without her. But the question is: While lying, eco-radical czar Carol Browner may be stepping down (Politico has the scoop), does it really mean she’s stepping out of the inner circle? […] My […]

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davidl on January 9th, 2011

Evan Thomas: “The health care bill is a disaster”, from Daily Caller. “The health care bill is a disaster,” Thomas continued. “We’re sort of slowly learning – it’s not working. It’s interesting – they’re implementing it and it’s not working out at all as people anticipated. There’s all sorts of wildly wrong projections. As it’s […]

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davidl on December 15th, 2010

Jimmy Carter: Putz, from Jennifer Epstein, Politico: Former President Jimmy Carter says his biggest failure during his term in the White House was that he didn’t get to spend another four years there. “I guess my biggest failure was not getting reelected,” he said in an interview with Big Think, referring to the 1980 presidential […]

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davidl on December 13th, 2010

Dumbo forced to clean up his own mess, rather that hole in roof, Barack Obama seems to prefer mopping the floor, from USA Today: President Obama is engaging in some post-WikiLeaks diplomacy. In phone calls Saturday to the leaders of Turkey and Mexico, Obama deplored the WikiLeaks release of once-secret diplomatic cables — some of […]

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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 June 19th, 2010

Is Dumbo Sane? From Byron York, Washington Examiner: There was one particularly striking moment in President Obama’s widely panned Oval Office speech on the Gulf oil disaster. About midway through his talk, Obama acknowledged that he had approved new offshore drilling a few weeks before the Deepwater Horizon rig explosion on April 20. But Obama […]

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davidl on June 16th, 2010

None dare call it journalism.  Shublog, Ace of Spades, dissects the Washington Post: News Judgment, Washington-Post style Senator George Allen says “macaca” on camera? 131 articles, 13 on the front page. Congressman Bob Etheridge commits battery on camera?  Three paragraphs on page C3. Compare. Contrast. Oh, by the way.  The Washington Post’s Ombudsman is Andrew […]

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davidl on May 12th, 2010

Liberal is synonym for stupid.   Dim witted Senators want to wreck economy to solve imaginary problem: WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A new Senate bill aimed at battling global warming would impose new limits on carbon dioxide pollution from factories, utilities and vehicles, while expanding heavy-polluting domestic oil production and nuclear power generation. The legislation, which is […]

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