davidl on March 21st, 2012

Actually, I unduly disparage village idiots.   The village idiot, better known as Joe Biden who by our misfortune is Vice President of the United States uttered: “You can go back 500 years. You cannot find a more audacious plan. Never knowing for certain. We never had more than a 48 percent probability that he was […]

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davidl on December 12th, 2011

Dim Won, a/k/a Dumbo, b/k/a Barack Obama defended his economic success, lack thereof, on Sixty Minutes, from Politico: Barack Obama offered a spirited defense of his presidency in an interview that aired Sunday on “60 Minutes,” framing the 2012 election as a “contrast in visions.” Reax, William Teach, Pirates Cove: Man Who Accepted Nomination In […]

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davidl on September 9th, 2011

from Eugene Robinson, Washington Post: The war our enemies began on Sept. 11, 2001, is long over. Perhaps now, after 10 years of anxiety and self-doubt, we can acknowledge our victory and begin the postwar renewal and reconciliation that the nation so desperately needs. It take some real talent, and a real ignorance of history […]

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davidl on July 3rd, 2011

Fred is back! Well, kind of, sort of.  It no secret that the last presidential candidate we liked was Fred Thompson.  Alas Fred was just not into that campaign thing.  Well now the closest incarnation of Fred has announced.  Thad McCotter is in, from Thomas Lifson, American Thinker: Not too many people are excited about […]

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davidl on June 23rd, 2011

Jon Huntsman, stalking horse, Jennifer Rubin explains why the newly launched Jon Huntsman campaign so  hyped by the media, and so dead in the water, from Washington Post: From the mainstream media’s standpoint, he is the McCain 1980. He’s a “good Republican” — not too conservative, not too loyal to his party and infatuated (at […]

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Lessons for life, Don’t step on Superman’s cape and don’t piss in the girls’ room, unless you are really a girl. Great quotes in non-history: I will find the real killer or killers, if have to look on every golf course in America. O.J. Simpson. I will find the real cause of high energy prices, […]

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davidl on December 22nd, 2010

Don’t let the door hit you on the way out Arlen! Specter gives final Senate floor speech, from Shira Toeplitz, Politico: Ever the prosecutor, Sen. Arlen Specter delivered a critical attack of partisan politics in his self-described “closing argument” Tuesday morning on the Senate floor. The speech capped Specter’s 30-year career as the longest-serving senator […]

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Eric Florack on October 3rd, 2009

An interesting post at Q & O this morning. David Warren, writing in the Ottawa Ciitzen, takes a look at some of the “Gorbachev/Obama” comparisons that some are doing and finds them wanting.  But, he does find one thing the two men seem to share in common.  Something he calls a characteristic of the post-modern […]

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davidl on January 21st, 2009

Must have been the Congressional Medal of Honor recipients were issued purple tickets, Jonn Lilyea, This Ain’t Hell: Obama blows off Medal of Honor recipients According to TSO who was at the “Salute to Heroes Inaugural Ball”, this newly sworn-in President for the first time in 56 years blew off the ball (that’s 14 Inaugurations). […]

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Eric Florack on September 16th, 2008

I note in my morning rounds, this from Glenn: SOEREN KERN: Anti-Americanism in Europe Fueled by Ignorance. “Those who know the least about America seem to hate it the most.” Thank state-controlled media for both. OK, they at least have that excuse. But what about our own left? Where do THEY get all this hate […]

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