Nice Deb on Harry Alford: Harry Alford is the president and CEO of the National Black Chamber of Commerce, and he’s a lot of fun to listen to. (You may remember his acrimonious confrontation with Barbara Boxer, at a Senate Hearing in 2009. Alford has nothing good to say about Obama, (who he calls a […]

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davidl on February 15th, 2011

“ Who is Barack Hussein Obama, from Lori Montgomery, Washington Post: President Obama rolled out a $3.7 trillion budget blueprint Monday that would trim or terminate more than 200 federal programs next year and make key investments in education, transportation and research. The plan is aimed at boosting the nation’s economy while reducing record budget […]

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davidl on January 24th, 2011

He Hu laughs last, China’s President Hu Jintao laugh all the way back to China, from Doug Powers 2 Michelle Malkin: The Washington Post has given their Worst Week in Washington distinction to China’s President Hu Jintao for enduring questions about human rights, Harry Reid calling him a dictator and members of Congress declining invitations […]

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davidl on October 29th, 2010

Paving with elephant dung, Shelby Steele, Wall Street Journal: How is it that Barack Obama could step into the presidency with an air of inevitability and then, in less than two years, find himself unwelcome at the campaign rallies of many of his fellow Democrats? The first answer is well-known: His policymaking has been grandiose, […]

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Eric Florack on September 26th, 2010

There is little to no doubt in anyone’s mind that there is going to be a massive change in Washington , come November, and probably an even bigger one, come 2013.  There’s also little doubt as to exactly why.  The Democrats and their policies have been a massive failure.  Not because they failed to get […]

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davidl on September 25th, 2010

Why do we call it the Lame Stream Media? From the totally irony challenged Chicago Tribune: [Bill] Ayers co-founded the Weather Underground, an anti-war group held responsible for a series of bombings during the Vietnam War era, including nonfatal explosions at the Pentagon and U.S. Capitol. Bombing military targets is an act of war.   The  […]

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davidl on September 23rd, 2010

Who would have thought that six weeks before a cliffhanger election, President Obama would have to reach down to the D list to fill a room to listen to him? Most of us low rollers arrived early to see President Obama up close and personal. Our tickets for the general reception at the Roosevelt Hotel […]

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davidl on September 19th, 2010

More John Holdren’ Climate Bill, from James Delingpole, Telegraph(UK): President Obama’s Science Czar John Holdren is worried about global warming. Having noticed that there hasn’t actually been any global warming since 1998, he feels it ought to be called “global climate disruption” instead. That way whether it gets warmer or colder, wetter or drier, less […]

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Eric Florack on June 20th, 2010

t was nearly the end of the day, today , when I finally realized that I had not written anything in terms of a comment on the day. Usually I tend to take the attitude that if I don’t have anything to say on a subject I won’t say anything at all.  Or perhaps, I […]

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davidl on June 4th, 2010

Dumbo just isn’t all into the spill, RCP: A review of the president’s schedule since the rig sank finds that while the oil spill has been a regular part of the agenda, other priorities — and some extended periods of R&R — competed for time. April 22, the day the rig sank and two days […]

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davidl on June 3rd, 2010

Won is the loneliest number, By Mike Wereschagin, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Congressmen Jason Altmire and Tim Murphy have previous engagements.  Sen. Bob Casey Jr. and Rep. Mike Doyle are out of town on anniversary trips with their wives. Allegheny County Executive Dan Onorato will be campaigning in Philadelphia. When President Obama and Sen. Arlen Specter land […]

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davidl on May 5th, 2010

Does this sound like a civilian criminal? From the New York Slimes: A Connecticut man who was arrested as his plane was about to take off from Kennedy Airport admitted on Tuesday that he had tried to explode a car bomb in Times Square, and had received bomb-making training in the militant strongholds of western […]

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davidl on March 27th, 2010

Obamafada, Meryl Yourish: So, the man who proclaimed to AIPAC that he had a “strong commitment” to the “unbreakable bond” between Israel and the United States is leading a full-court press to force Israel to yield to The One’s indomitable will. Let us review: The Cairo speech: The United States does not accept the legitimacy […]

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Eric Florack on March 22nd, 2010

Some comments on the events of last night, in no particular order: The costs of this thing will be its undoing.  And ours, I suspect.  The move towards governmental power will invariably accelerate. Exponentially so, when given such a boost as we saw last night.  What nobody has mentioned thus far is the costs have […]

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davidl on March 5th, 2010

Eric Massa (NY-29) Will not seek re-election, Bob Recotta, Corning Leader: First-term Democratic Congressman Eric Massa announced Wednesday he will not seek re-election. Massa, a Corning resident who unseated John R. “Randy” Kuhl Jr. in the 29th Congressional District in 2008, said in a brief statement his cancer, which had been in remission, had returned […]

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