davidl on January 3rd, 2012

Did Allah Pundit make a rather bad metaphor or just a uniquely apt one? …. from Hot Air: You’d think liberals would want to pull their punches against Santorum until he’s built up enough momentum nationally to complicate life for Romney, yet here’s Colmesy throwing an uppercut straight to the groin. Pure instinctual ideological bloodlust? […]

Continue reading about I Come Not to Piss on Alan Colmes

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 […]

Continue reading about Dumbo’s Economics Stuck in the Nineteeth Century

davidl on September 20th, 2011

It takes some nerve  for a convicted murder to beg for clemency.   If Troy Anthony Davis has shown his victim the late Mark Allen MacPhail any clemency, or mercy, Davis would not now be on death row, from Atlanta Journal Constitution: Parole board denies clemency for Troy Davis The mother of a murdered police officer […]

Continue reading about Spare Me the Whining

davidl on April 26th, 2011

Dumbo in over his trunk, from By Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post: Obama out of depth in troubled times President Obama’s approval ratings are languishing in the mid-40s again. Conservatives argue that Obama lacks executive acumen. They say that he’s a prisoner of leftist ideology, immune to facts and experience. There’s a lot to all of […]

Continue reading about Breakfast Scramble: An Obama Easter

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 […]

Continue reading about Breakfast Scramble (Friday)

davidl on January 16th, 2011

Lunacy, from Susie Madrak Democracy Now: We speak with Tucson shooting survivor Eric Fuller. A 63-year-old disabled veteran, Fuller had campaigned for Arizona Democrat Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in her reelection campaign and was at the supermarket in Tucson on Saturday to meet with her. He was shot in the knee and also wounded in the […]

Continue reading about Breakfast Scramble (Sunday)

davidl on December 1st, 2010

Algore’s mistake, Debra Saunders, RCP: You Can Stop Paying for Al Gore’s Mistake In Greece earlier this month, Al Gore made a startling admission: “First-generation ethanol, I think, was a mistake.” Unfortunately, Americans have Gore to thank for ethanol subsidies. In 1994, then-Vice President Gore ended a 50-50 tie in the Senate by voting in […]

Continue reading about Breakfast Scramble (Wednesday)

Eric Florack on October 17th, 2010

Unfortunately, watching the gubernatorial race here in New York, is I think indicative of what’s going to be happening in the whole of the country. As of this writing Cuomo is something like twenty points ahead in the polls.  Of course, the polling data seems to focus on New York City , who could run […]

Continue reading about As Goes NY, So the Nation

Eric Florack on August 21st, 2010

Just go and read this.

Continue reading about Code Pink to Gold Star Mom: “Your Son Deserved to Die”

davidl on March 8th, 2010

Asymmetrical Warfare, Donald Borsch Jr., Right Pundits: Adam Gadahn, the American Muslim who is the official voice for Al-Qaida here in the States, is exhorting all American Muslims to rise-up and duplicate the cowardly actions of US Army Major Nidal Hasan, and get about Al-Qaida’s purposed and stated business of killing infidel Americans. While we […]

Continue reading about Breakfast Scramble

davidl on March 2nd, 2010

Drunk passes on run for Congress, Susan Milligan, Boston Globe: WASHINGTON — Joseph P. Kennedy III will not run for Congress this year, the assistant district attorney said in an interview today, ending speculation that he would seek the 10th District seat if Representative William Delahunt retires. Kennedy, the son of former US Representative Joseph […]

Continue reading about Breakfast Scramble

davidl on January 18th, 2010

As the drunks pronounce her name,  Marcia Coakley, Associated Press: Patrick Kennedy, the son of the late Teddy and a Congressman from nearby Rhode Island, showed up to give his support for Coakley’s bid to become Teddy Kennedy’s heir. But he seemed a little confused about whom he was talking about, referring to several times […]

Continue reading about Marcia Coakley