Well I never said that Mrs. B.J. Clinton the Smartest Woman in the World. Did you? The Secretary of State, who is never ready for three AM phone call, get smacked down by her infamous reset button, from Paul Richter and Sergei L. Loiko, ,Los Angeles Times: ladimir Putin accuses Clinton of inciting protests in […]

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davidl on November 24th, 2011

Word to the wise, change is not a synonym for improvement, see frying pan, fire, from Kim Sengupta and Solomon Hughes,Independent (UK): Thousands of people, including women and children, are being illegally detained by rebel militias in Libya, according to a report by the Secretary-General of the United Nations. Many of the prisoners are suffering […]

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Eric Florack on July 18th, 2011

Hickory Run, PA– I’m at my stop for the night, along Interstate 80. This is actually a favorite stop of mine… not for the facilities…. they need some help, actually… but because it’s very near to a place I load from frequently. It’s started raining just now, and I expect it’ll be a bit cooler […]

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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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Lessons for life, Don’t step on Superman’s cape and don’t piss in the girls’ room, unless you are really a girl. Great quotes in non-history: I will find the real killer or killers, if have to look on every golf course in America. O.J. Simpson. I will find the real cause of high energy prices, […]

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davidl on April 14th, 2011

POTUS speech reax: From Nice Deb: It was a grotesque and dishonest speech. From Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post: The president speaks, says very little As I and many others expected, Obama today gave a speech about nothing much at all — if you don’t count attacking the only viable debt-reduction plan out there. He didn’t […]

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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 November 22nd, 2010

If these completely arbitrary naked scans and gropings of American citizens by the TSA could actually protect us from terrorists, then perhaps we would be willing to go along with them. But surely it has already occurred to the terrorists — even if it has not occurred to our brilliant president and his beyond-brilliant secretary […]

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davidl on May 4th, 2010

Obama dithered while the Gulf burned, a time line from Doug Ross: Perhaps if the oil breached the Louisiana levees, then caught on fire, and then turned New Orleans into a Dresden-like inferno, the President would stop campaigning for a couple of days and actually pay attention to his own, personal Katrina.  Even The New […]

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Eric Florack on April 18th, 2010

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Robert M.  Gates has warned in a secret three-page memorandum to top White House officials that the United States does not have an effective long-range policy for dealing with Iran‘s steady progress toward nuclear capability, according to government officials familiar with the document. So says the New York Times. Well, heck, […]

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davidl on April 17th, 2010

Mrs Clinton still stuck on stupid, Telegraph(UK): The US Secretary of State urged “bold leadership” from all sides to resolve one of the world’s most intractable disputes. Speaking at a dinner attended by the ambassadors of Israel and several Arab states, Mrs Clinton urged Israel to “refrain from unilateral statements and actions” that could undermine […]

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davidl on March 18th, 2010

White House flood of misinformation, Ramesh Ponnuru, National Review: Talking Points Memo, living up to its name, is providing the White House’s talking points on health care. Obamacare is to be voted on amid a final orgy of misinformation. Are the Obami sane? Israel announces plans to build new housing in her capital.  The Obama […]

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davidl on March 4th, 2010

Rat’s losing the Fat Vote? Micheal Moore has crisis of faith, from Sahil Kapur, Raw Story: Just over a year ago, Michael Moore vigorously campaigned for President Obama and the Democratic Party. But watching them jettison the public option from health care legislation appears to have been the final straw. “These Democrats are a bunch […]

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General Alexander M. Haig, United State Army, died today at age 85,  from Mark Feeney, Boston Globe: Alexander M. Haig Jr., who as secretary of state declared “I’m in control here” when Ronald Reagan was shot in 1981, and as White House chief of staff seven years earlier was so much in control as to […]

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