davidl on December 6th, 2011

Frédéric Bastiat in his 1850 essay Ce qu’on voit et ce qu’on ne voit pas: Have you ever witnessed the anger of the good shopkeeper, James Goodfellow, when his careless son happened to break a pane of glass? If you have been present at such a scene, you will most assuredly bear witness to the […]

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davidl on August 29th, 2011

Much ado, from Toby Harnden,Telegraph(UK): The surf may have told a story but so too did the sight behind the reporter of people chatting and ambling along the sea front and just goofing around. There was a man in a t-shirt, a woman waving her arms and then walking backwards. Then someone on a bicycle […]

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davidl on August 23rd, 2011

Dumbo’s record, if the media had spent half much time and energy examining Dumbo’s b/k/a Barack Obama, record,they could not have missed the fact that the man is flat out lazy, from Tony Katz, Pajamas Media: I have been talking for months now that Obama’s problem with being President is that the job involves work. […]

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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 June 6th, 2011

Somewhere the Sun is shining, from Scott Wong, Politico: And Palin turned to an extended ship metaphor to make her point that the country needs to “shift gears and change course” from Obama’s economic policies of bigger government, over-regulation and federal mandates. “It’s very noble of President Obama to want to stay at the helm […]

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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 May 11th, 2011

Bye-bye binny, from New York Times: WASHINGTON — The adult sons of Osama bin Laden have lashed out at President Obama over their father’s death, accusing the United States of violating its basic legal principles by killing an unarmed man, shooting his family members and disposing of his body in the sea. The statement said […]

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davidl on May 4th, 2011

Question Mr. President, from Ann Althouse: So… was bin Laden shot because he resisted — the official story — or because a live, captured bin Laden would have torn the Obama administration apart? More over, did the White House send the noted liar John Brennan to lie about the details of bin Laden death to […]

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davidl on May 1st, 2011

Obama Can’t, Victor Davis Hanson on the problem with the Obami, from RCP: [A] president who believes that modern cars get eight miles per gallon or need frequent tune-ups, and that proper tire inflation can substitute for drilling oil, has never run a business that hinged on having moderately priced gas to power a truck, […]

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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 April 11th, 2011

Dumbo gets distracted, a lot, Debra Saunder argues that President Barack Obama, a/k/a Dumbo, seems to view to process of actually governing as a mere distraction, from RCP: President Obama has dedicated his time in office to soaking up applause and shifting blame. Last year, when Democrats owned the White House, the House and the […]

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davidl on March 24th, 2011

Dumbo’s Disaster, Victor Davis Hanson on what it wrong with Barack Obama’s war of choice on  Libya, from National Review: 4) Aims and Objectives: Fact: We are now and then bombing Libyan ground targets in order to enhance the chances of rebel success in removing or killing Qaddafi. Fiction: We are not offering ground support […]

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davidl on March 7th, 2011

The Audacity of a Dope, Jack Kelly explains the political phenomenon formerly attributed to one Barack Husien Obama, from RCP: Mr. Obama’s campaign speeches consisted mostly of empty platitudes, which nevertheless were greeted with wild applause. “Obama’s appeal comes not from the things he says, but from who is saying them,” wrote columnist Froma Harrop […]

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davidl on February 27th, 2011

Dumbo’s Dream Energy, if Barack Obama is for it, be it Obama Care or his so-called green energy, figure  it will cnost the consumer more to get less, rom Lee Lane and Paul Bernstein, ,RCP: For all the eye-appeal of the president’s new plan, though, it is far from clear if it can work as […]

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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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