Leaders lead, Dumbo shucks, from Daily Caller: A cascade of bad economic and political news knocked President Barack Obama off his game today, and prompted him to revive his 2008-style criticism of his predecessor, and also to suggest that investors, consumers and even the media are responsible for today’s stalled economy. The blame-game rhetoric – […]

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davidl on April 29th, 2011

L. Donald played Dumbo like a cheap fiddle. How is that the Messiah, with the world class intellect and temperament got played like a cheap fiddle at a hoe down?  From Jim Kunhhenn: WASHINGTON (AP) – Confronting doubters who harbor questions about his place of birth, President Barack Obama chose to defy one of his […]

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davidl on April 12th, 2011

Geraghty’s Law Redux,  Jim Geraghty, the author law o eponymous law wins yet another convert,  from Micheal A. Walsh, New York Post: After weeks of warning of the apocalypse, the leader of the Democratic Party, who never met imaginary or borrowed money that he didn’t want to spend, is now celebrating fiscal sobriety? This about-face […]

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davidl on March 27th, 2011

Special:  Better late than never edition. No shit Dumbo, is anybody surprised by these other than maybe Mrs. Clinton, from Telegraph (UK)? Libyan rebel commander admits his fighters have al-Qaeda links Abdel-Hakim al-Hasidi, the Libyan rebel leader, has said jihadists who fought against allied troops in Iraq are on the front lines of the battle […]

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davidl on March 18th, 2011

Does Dumbo really support privacy? From Jennifer Valentino-Devries, Wall Street Journal: Sen. John Kerry, a senior Democrat, and technology giant Microsoft Corp. on Wednesday backed the Obama administration’s call for broad privacy legislation at a Senate hearing that also exposed hurdles to passing such a law. “Modern technology allows private entities to observe the activity […]

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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 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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davidl on February 2nd, 2011

Coherence from Cohen, some sobering questions from Richard Cohen no Egypt, from the Washington Post: Egypt’s problems are immense. It has a population it cannot support, a standard of living that is stagnant and a self-image as leader of the (Sunni) Arab world that does not, really, correspond to reality. It also lacks the civic […]

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davidl on January 31st, 2011

An armed society is a polite society, armed citizens protect their lives and their property: CAIRO (AP) – When Egypt’s police melted from the streets of Cairo this weekend, the people stepped in. Civilians armed with knives, axes, golf clubs, firebombs, metal bars and makeshift spears watched over many neighborhoods in the sprawling capital of […]

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davidl on January 20th, 2011

The smartest democrat in Congress, Representative Sheila Jackson Lee (TX -18), from Philip Klein, American Spectator: Arguing that the Commerce Clause provides the constitutional basis for ObamaCare, Jackson Lee said repealing the law by passing Republicans’ H.R. 2 violates both the Fifth Amendment’s right to due process and the Fourteenth Amendment’s equal protection clause. “The […]

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davidl on January 18th, 2011

WaPo to Arizona, take a hike, the Washington Post has her priorities and the people of Arizona are clearly note one of them, from Philip Rucker, Washington Post: TUCSON – Even as Rep. Gabrielle Giffords shows signs of a near miraculous recovery, with doctors upgrading her condition from critical to serious Sunday, a little-known statutory […]

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davidl on January 15th, 2011

Rush is Right, as usual, from Keach Hagey, Politico: Glenn Beck and his colleagues on Fox News may have been complimentary of President Obama’s speech last night, but Rush Limbaugh sure wasn’t. He criticized the timing of the memorial service on Wednesday, four days after the Tucson shootings, saying it should have happened sooner. “The […]

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davidl on January 7th, 2011

Robert Reich comes up short, from Puffington Post: Public servants are convenient scapegoats. Republicans would rather deflect attention from corporate executive pay that continues to rise as corporate profits soar, even as corporations refuse to hire more workers. They don’t want stories about Wall Street bonuses, now higher than before taxpayers bailed out the Street. […]

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davidl on December 30th, 2010

Ain’t no free lunch, from Thomas Sowell, RCP: Once you buy the idea that the government should be a sort of year-around Santa Claus, you have bought the kinds of consequences that follow. The results are not pretty, as we can see on TV, in pictures of rioters in the streets, smashing and burning the […]

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davidl on December 21st, 2010

Leftard food fight, Julian Assange has the left beside itself, from Melaine Phillips, Guardian(UK): Never mind that, for the Left, this liberal nirvana is normally the country which can do no wrong. This inconvenient contradiction troubled neither The Guardian nor its comrades, who dismissed the case against Assange as a ‘witch-hunt’. The fact that Sweden […]

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