davidl on October 13th, 2011

Jesse Jackson Jr, (Il  –  2 ) talks out his ass and as I see it talks treason, text: Jackson called for full government employment of the 15 million unemployed and said that Obama should “declare a national emergency” and take “extra-constitutional” action “administratively” — without the approval of Congress — to tackle unemployment. “I […]

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davidl on June 19th, 2011

Dumbo asks for, then ignores legal advice, from Tiger Hawk: Long-standing fans of the back-and-forth will remember the enormous grief that the Bush administration got for following the opinions of the Office of Legal Counsel, particularly on the question of enhanced interrogation (or, if you are a liberal, “torture”). The accusation was, more or less, […]

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davidl on June 18th, 2011

Dumbo’s Economics, how bad are Barack Obama’s economic policies?  So bad that his own chief of staff, Bill Daley has trouble defending them, from Matthew Boyle, Daily Caller: White House Chief of Staff Bill Daley took heat from business executives Thursday for the Obama administration’s regulatory expansions. Daley also said he didn’t have any good […]

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davidl on June 9th, 2011

With the departure of chief economic adviser Austan Goolsbee, that’s the number of members from the original Obama economic team still working for the administration, not quite three years into the first term. Rats, say goodbye to the ship of state: Gone are Christina Romer, Larry Summers, Peter Orszag. Headed out is Goolsbee, who abruptly […]

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davidl on April 10th, 2011

Oh Boy, after shocks in Egypt: CAIRO (AP) — Demonstrators burned cars and barricaded themselves with barbed wire inside a central Cairo square demanding the resignation of the military’s head after troops violently dispersed an overnight protest killing one and injuring 71 What’s his face must go. Reax, Bruce McQuain, Questions and Observations: For those […]

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davidl on March 4th, 2011

Krugman destroyed, David Burge destroys Nobel Prize winner Paul Krugman, from Iowahawk: The point being, I suppose, is that unionized teachers stand as a thin chalk-stained line keeping Wisconsin from descending into the dystopian non-union educational hellscape of Texas. Interesting, if it wasn’t complete bullshit. As a son of Iowa, I’m no stranger to bragging […]

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Eric Florack on March 12th, 2010

(Irving TX)– We’re in the shop for some minor repairs, andI ran into another driver who was nice enough to allow me to use his laptop. A few casual observations of the world around me: Eric Massa:Yeah, I said to Donna the moment his resignation started breaking  that there was some hint of scandal going on […]

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We know this  story has been out a while, but can’t resist diving in with some recommendations to help the New York Times get back in touch with being a Newspaper again. After all, they got rather badly burned by failing to cover the resignation of Van Jones, the ACORN scandal, and more  the New […]

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Eric Florack on September 27th, 2009

An interesting “Mia Culpa” from the New York Times this morning, in the form of an article from Clark Hoyt, The Times “Public Editor” ON Sept. 12, an Associated Press article inside The Times reported that the Census Bureau had severed its ties to Acorn, the community organizing group. Robert Groves, the census director, was […]

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Eric Florack on August 3rd, 2009

Both David and myself have commented extensively on the divorce rumors surrounding Sarah Palin and her husband. This morning, at Pajamas Media, I go little deeper with these issues surrounding the former Alaska governor, including her resignation: Look at the “name in the paper” syndrome that followed Palin resigning her office and the stir that […]

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