davidl on August 16th, 2011

Eric rambled on Rick Perry, link: Let the mudslinging begin! I’ve said nothing about Rick Perry yet, in terms of his record, because frankly I’ve not had much chance to investigate his record. But based on recent speeches and the reax, as well as what I do know of the man’s record, he does seem […]

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davidl on July 30th, 2011

Where’s your plan Dirty Harry? Dirty Harry Reid owns default, from Paul Conner, Daily Caller: The Senate voted down a House-approved bill to raise the debt ceiling, leaving the ball in the court of Senate leadership to produce a deficit reduction bill, with just days before the Aug. 2 deadline. The vote was 59-41. Senate […]

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davidl on February 23rd, 2011

Scott Walker for President, from George Will, Journal Sentinel: [Wisconsin Governor Scott] Walker’s calm comportment in this crisis is reminiscent of President Ronald Reagan’s during his 1981 stand against the illegal strike by air traffic controllers, and Margaret Thatcher’s in the1984 showdown with the miners’ union over whether unions or Parliament would govern Britain. Walker, […]

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davidl on September 15th, 2010

Liberal reads Constitution, can’t find First Amendment, from Lucy Madison, CBS News: During an appearance on ABC’s Good Morning America this morning, Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer addressed the recent controversy over a Florida Pastor’s plan to hold a Quran-burning rally on the anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, saying he wasn’t convinced the […]

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davidl on May 29th, 2010

How to handle the mosque, from Stink Progress: The American Society for Muslim Advancement and the Cordoba Initiative recently presented plans to build a community center two blocks away from Ground Zero in New York City that would include “a mosque, performance art center, gym, swimming pool and other public spaces.” Even though a community […]

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davidl on May 27th, 2010

If he promised us anything, Obama promised us competence. Instead, we’ve gotten the Keystone Cops. Kristen Powers, New York Post.

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davidl on May 25th, 2010

Unanimous finding of the Senate Intelligence Committee: The Senate Intelligence Committee found 14 intelligence failures leading up to the attempted Christmas Day attack aboard Northwest Airlines Flight 253 over Detroit, according to an unclassified report released today. Link. Why is Obama failing to deal with oil disaster? From Jill, Pundit & Pundette: A consensus has […]

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davidl on May 8th, 2009

Robert Reich, Salon, issues a warming: The President seems to me especially thoughtful and passionate about one of the great moral questions of domestic policy today: widening inequality of income and wealth, and therefore of opportunity and political power. As I’ve noted before, as recently as 1980, the richest 1 percent of Americans took home […]

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