davidl on December 6th, 2011

Frédéric Bastiat in his 1850 essay Ce qu’on voit et ce qu’on ne voit pas: Have you ever witnessed the anger of the good shopkeeper, James Goodfellow, when his careless son happened to break a pane of glass? If you have been present at such a scene, you will most assuredly bear witness to the […]

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davidl on June 26th, 2011

Algore, from Walter Russell Mead American Interest: It must be as perplexing to his many admirers as it is frustrating to himself that a man of Vice President Gore’s many talents, great skills and strong beliefs is one of the most consistent losers in American politics. Algore suppoter, no.  Perplexded, no.   About what one would […]

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davidl on May 18th, 2011

Man bites Dog, Talking Point Memo attacks Dirty Harry Reid: Republicans may have a point that Democrats are playing politics with oil subsidies. To understand why, look no further than the fact that the bill Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will bring to the floor for a vote Tuesday evening doesn’t pass basic constitutional muster […]

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davidl on May 5th, 2011

POTUS owes CIA an apology, from Marc A. Thiessen, Washington Post: Now, it turns out that the very CIA interrogators whose lives Obama turned upside down played a critical role in what the president rightly calls “the most significant achievement to date in our nation’s effort to defeat al Qaeda.” It is time for a […]

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davidl on April 30th, 2011

Demographics and demagogues,  maybe Outside the Beltway is what a site run by college professors would be expected to be,  that one which favors political correctness over logic.  An Oklahoma legislator Sally Kern as reported by  Tulsa World: Rep. Sally Kern, R-Oklahoma City, said minorities earn less than white people because they don’t work as […]

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davidl on April 28th, 2011

Following his outing of Barack Obama long form certificate of live birth,  L. Donald Trump has upped the ante and asked for the release of out nation’s first affirmative action president, from Lynn Sweet, Chicago Sun-Times: WASHINGTON–White House senior advisor Valerie Jarrett said President Obama will not release his academic records, commenting a day after […]

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Eric Florack on April 28th, 2011

Westbury Long Island, NY– David points out in this morning’s Scramble: …three years after Mrs. Clinton raised the issues and after months of the media claiming that it was legally impossible, Barack Obama finally  releases his long form certificate of live birth, from William Jacobson, Legal Insurrection: So much for our media, which has been […]

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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 21st, 2011

Madison on the Nile, question that is the difference between the thugs who protested in the streets of Cairo and the thugs protesting in Madison?  The thugs in Egypt at least pretended to support democracy. Chicago Thug, you take the thug out of Chicago, but a thug is still a thug. Meltdown with Ed Schultz, […]

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davidl on February 6th, 2011

Who we Paleface? From Gail Collins, New York Times: As if we didn’t have enough wars, the House of Representatives has declared one against Planned Parenthood. Maybe it’s all part of a grand theme. Last month, they voted to repeal the health care law. This month, they’re going after an organization that provides millions of […]

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davidl on January 19th, 2011

Special better late then never edition. Dumping on Dupnik, I admit it cheap amusement, but I do enjoy it, form Gregory Kane, Washington Examiner It just gets better and better with Sheriff Clarence Dupnik of Pima County, Ariz., doesn’t it? The city of Tucson is in Pima County. Friends and relatives of the victims of […]

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davidl on January 12th, 2011

Lurch Left, John Kerry lurchs to the left, from Pete Kasperowicz, Hill: Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.) warned incoming Republicans Tuesday morning against cutting back the size of government so much that it cannot contribute to U.S. productivity. “Do they want a government too limited to have invented the Internet, now a vital part of our […]

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davidl on December 31st, 2010

Atheists crisis of faith, frmo Amanda Knief, Secular: Atheists Excluded from Mayor-Elect Gray’s Inauguration Humanist Celebrant Denied Equal Time at Ecumenical Prayer Service Atheists, agnostics, humanists, and other nontheistic Washington, D.C. residents will have no representation at Mayor-Elect Vincent Gray’s first official inaugural event—an ecumenical prayer service entitled “One City … Praying Together” at 8 […]

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Eric Florack on November 21st, 2010

An interesting problem showed up after last week’s update.  I started running out of memory while manipulating plug ins.  Turns out that the stock memory allocation settings wordpress had werelow for some of the plug ins I’ve been running.  I’ve repaired that issue.  We’ve been bridging posts from the blog to a web page on […]

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davidl on October 3rd, 2010

Christmas in September, Bobby Gibbs floated for DNC chair, Frances Martel,Mediaite: According to Mike Allen‘s Saturday morning report, talks have begun within the party to gauge interest in Gibbs as the DNC head for President Obama’s reelection run in 2012. “According to people who have been consulted,” major Democratic donors have reacted positively to the […]

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