davidl on July 19th, 2011

More Obami temper tantrums, from Doug Powers @ Michelle Malkin: In addition to threatening to veto the Cut, Cap and Balance bill (H.R. 2560), the White House is threatening to veto H.R. 2434, the 2012 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act. Among other things, the White House is arguing against a proposed $65 million […]

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davidl on June 25th, 2011

Fact checking the Fat Lady, Wordsmith compares and contrast this FLOTUS, b/k/a Michelle Obams, quote with the real world, from Flopping Aces: “See, what you all need to know about the President you helped to elect is that when it comes to the people he meets, Barack has a memory like a steel trap. He […]

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davidl on June 5th, 2011

Gurkha – 30, Taliban – 0, from Daily Mail (UK): Corporal Dipprasad Pun defeated more than 30 Taliban fighters single-handedly Used the tripod of his machine gun to beat away a militant after running out of ammunition A Gurkha soldier who single-handedly defeated more than 30 Taliban fighters has been awarded the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross […]

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davidl on April 17th, 2011

The Trump Principal, don’t accept your opponent’s narrative at face value. Palin plays Trump card, Sarah Palin demonstrates that you don’t have to named Donald Trump to play the Trump Card, from Clay Barbour and Doug Erickson, Madison.com: Wearing a skirt and no hat or gloves, she [Sarah Palin] didn’t seem bothered by the weather, […]

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davidl on April 7th, 2011

Putting the Hurt on Obama, Charles Hurt on Barack Obama, from Washington Times: And then there were Mr. Obama’s worldly-wise assurances that peace would reign and everybody would love us if only we had a sophisticated, multilingual president who had lived abroad, on other continents, with roots in the Muslim world. Instead, he has shepherded […]

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Eric Florack on March 12th, 2011

I’ve had an interesting week traveling around in the truck. Some of it, I ended up using someone else’s truck since mine was under repair. Lower miles as a result mean lower income, I suppose, but that goes with the territory. As of this writing, I’m back in my own truck, and it seems to […]

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davidl on February 5th, 2011

Fack Camp David, Muslim Brotherhood wants to scrap Egypt’s peace treaty with Israel, from Ria Novosti: Egypt’s banned Muslim Brotherhood movement has unveiled its plans to scrap a peace treaty with Israel if it comes to power, a deputy leader said in an interview with NHK TV. Rashad al-Bayoumi said the peace treaty with Israel […]

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Eric Florack on November 20th, 2010

The the big news story for the last couple of weeks has been the IPO of General Motors .  They managed to raise something on the order of $20 billion last week selling literally millions of shares owned by the Federal government and reducing the Federal government’s share of General Motors to 33% down from […]

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davidl on September 9th, 2010

Mr. Attorney General – STFU, from Associated Press: Meeting Tuesday with religious leaders to discuss recent attacks on Muslims and mosques around the U.S., Attorney General Eric Holder called the planned burning both idiotic and dangerous, according to a Justice Department official. The official requested anonymity because the meeting was private The job of the […]

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davidl on September 8th, 2010

STFU, General, from David Nakamura and Javed Hamdar, Washington Post KABUL – Gen. David H. Petraeus on Tuesday denounced plans by a Florida church to burn copies of the Koran this weekend, saying the demonstration could “endanger troops” and damage the U.S. war effort in Afghanistan. General with all due respect, you took  an oath […]

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Eric Florack on August 3rd, 2010

I notice that the most recent gamble of our tax money involves the Chevy Volt… Keep in mind, this is the president who told us that the GM and Chrysler bailouts were an unvarnished success. What a lot of people don’t seem to understand is that this monstrosity of General Motors is at the center […]

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davidl on July 30th, 2010

Or maybe  Vurkey?  From Edward Niedermeyer, New York Times: GENERAL MOTORS introduced America to the Chevrolet Volt at the 2007 Detroit Auto Show as a low-slung concept car that would someday be the future of motorized transportation. It would go 40 miles on battery power alone, promised G.M., after which it would create its own […]

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It looks like Dumbo knows almost as much about running a car company as he does managing an economy, Bloomberg: Motor Co. beat General Motors Co. in monthly sales in February for the first time since 1998, and GM Chief Executive Officer Ed Whitacre shuffled his marketing leaders for the second time in three months. […]

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davidl on February 3rd, 2010

Is Secretary of Transportation acting as representative of the People,  and making  a good faith effort to protect the safety of the public; or is LaHood acting as a shill for General Government Motors, and trying to drive down the value of a competitor?    Read the  story: (CNN) — Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood caused a […]

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davidl on January 18th, 2010

As the drunks pronounce her name,  Marcia Coakley, Associated Press: Patrick Kennedy, the son of the late Teddy and a Congressman from nearby Rhode Island, showed up to give his support for Coakley’s bid to become Teddy Kennedy’s heir. But he seemed a little confused about whom he was talking about, referring to several times […]

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