davidl on September 2nd, 2011

The Obama recovery plan, spend money, and imagine jobs, from Karin McQuillan, American Thinker: Obama tells us his stimulus plan was a brilliant success. Yes, it plunged us into economy-destroying debt and deficit.  The alternative would have been worse, we are told.  All three of my friends and family in financial straits are loyal Democrats, […]

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davidl on March 17th, 2011

In Cold Blood, the sad thing about this story is that I don’t find it shocking. from Claire Berlinski: Writing in Cold Blood About Itamar We went yesterday to Itamar, the West Bank settlement where Udi and Ruth Fogel, and their children–Yoav, age 11, Elad, age 4, and Hadas, their 3-month-old daughter–were murdered. A detail […]

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davidl on March 5th, 2011

‘Rats can’t count, if the democrats are incapable of even counting, it is impossible for them to cut the deficit,from Amanda Carey, Daily Caller: During a hearing on Capitol Hill Thursday, the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) admitted to double-counting in the Obamacare budget. ‘Pubs to Defend the Rule of […]

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davidl on February 26th, 2011

Obami stand mute, from Dana Milbank, RCP: WASHINGTON — There have been worse times to start a new job in Washington. When Abraham Lincoln arrived in the capital 150 years ago this week, for example, the South had already seceded. Jay Carney, the new White House press secretary, didn’t have anything quite so dire on […]

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davidl on January 9th, 2011

Evan Thomas: “The health care bill is a disaster”, from Daily Caller. “The health care bill is a disaster,” Thomas continued. “We’re sort of slowly learning – it’s not working. It’s interesting – they’re implementing it and it’s not working out at all as people anticipated. There’s all sorts of wildly wrong projections. As it’s […]

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davidl on January 8th, 2011

‘Pubs to Holder: It is the jobs stupid, from Byron York, Washington Examiner: There are many areas in which Republicans and [Attorney General Eric] Holder are likely to disagree, but the most contentious could be immigration, starting with the enforcement of federal laws to prevent the employment of illegal immigrants. Ask Smith what he’ll be […]

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davidl on January 4th, 2011

The KKK is gone, the Kennedy Kongressional Klan is gone.  Free at last, free at last. Class envy, from James Carroll, Boston Globe: If a just society is defined by the relationship between the well off and the very poor, we have big trouble. US Census data for 2010 show the widest rich-poor income gap […]

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davidl on December 4th, 2010

‘Rats question Pubs’ Patriotism, then inside the Beltway, respect is a one way street, from John Stanton, Roll Call: Following several hours of floor speeches hammering the GOP, a handful of Democrats including Sens. Bob Menendez (N.J.), Charles Schumer (N.Y.), Debbie Stabenow (Mich.), Claire McCaskill (Mo.), Jack Reed (R.I.) and Jeff Merkley (Ore.) attacked Republicans […]

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