davidl on December 24th, 2011

Steven L. Taylor, Outside the Beltwy: First, why get all bent out of shape over an initiative to encourage healthier eating (and this isn’t the first time this has come up)? It is not as if we are talking about some sort of authoritarian push to shut down fast food joints and to force us […]

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davidl on July 8th, 2011

Fast and Furious, from Michael A. Walsh, New York Post: Don’t look now, but the real action in Washington this week isn’t the parti san wrangling over the debt ceiling but something — literally — even more incendiary: Operation Fast and Furious, which seems about to explode right in the face of Attorney General Eric […]

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davidl on March 4th, 2011

Krugman destroyed, David Burge destroys Nobel Prize winner Paul Krugman, from Iowahawk: The point being, I suppose, is that unionized teachers stand as a thin chalk-stained line keeping Wisconsin from descending into the dystopian non-union educational hellscape of Texas. Interesting, if it wasn’t complete bullshit. As a son of Iowa, I’m no stranger to bragging […]

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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 February 7th, 2011

Dumbo’s green economics, from Debra Saunders,RCP: The problem is that Obama thinks that green jobs are the answer to the anemic economy recovery. And he clings to that belief in the face of contrary evidence. I would have better described it as Obama believes.   Thinking is above Dumbo’s pay grade. Reich comes up short, from […]

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davidl on December 23rd, 2010

Merry Christmas Virginia, from Jamie Katz, Chicago Tribune: It’s all right to say Merry Christmas. In fact, it’s lovely. I happen to be Jewish. And I’ve lived most of my life in New York City, where, on the whole, contrary to rumor, people of every faith, language and hue do a pretty good job of […]

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davidl on December 3rd, 2010

Dumbo Care is pile of poop, from the Cat Food Commission, via John Merline, AOL News: 2) Health reform’s cost savings apparently were bogus. Remember how Democrats boasted that health reform would cut the budget deficit by $170 billion over the next decade and far more after that? The deficit commission must not have gotten […]

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davidl on November 30th, 2010

Obama the bully, from Kyle Smith, New York Post: One staffer was conspicuously overweight. The president, in an incident that Wolffe believes proves how caring the man is, took it upon himself to present the aide with a salad for lunch — “then listened to him protest that he could take care of his own […]

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davidl on March 17th, 2010

Jim Inhofe calls out Algore, Meredith Shiner, Politico: “After weeks of the global warming scandal, the world’s first climate billionaire is running for cover. Yes, I’m talking about Al Gore,” Inhofe charged. “He’s under siege these days. The credibility of the IPCC is eroding. The EPA’s endangerment finding is collapsing. And belief that global warming […]

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davidl on March 4th, 2010

Rat’s losing the Fat Vote? Micheal Moore has crisis of faith, from Sahil Kapur, Raw Story: Just over a year ago, Michael Moore vigorously campaigned for President Obama and the Democratic Party. But watching them jettison the public option from health care legislation appears to have been the final straw. “These Democrats are a bunch […]

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