davidl on June 30th, 2011

Barack Obama, a/k/a Dumbo, was for corporate taxes breaks before he was against them. Dumbo then, from February 18, 2009 Fox News: WASHINGTON — Just a few months after lawmakers scolded auto executives for flying to Washington in private jets, Congress approved a tax break in the stimulus package to help businesses buy their own […]

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davidl on April 17th, 2011

The Trump Principal, don’t accept your opponent’s narrative at face value. Palin plays Trump card, Sarah Palin demonstrates that you don’t have to named Donald Trump to play the Trump Card, from Clay Barbour and Doug Erickson, Madison.com: Wearing a skirt and no hat or gloves, she [Sarah Palin] didn’t seem bothered by the weather, […]

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davidl on January 27th, 2011

SOTU reax, Washington Post: PRESIDENT OBAMA entered office promising to be a different kind of politician – one who would speak honestly with the American people about the hard choices they face and would help make those hard calls. Tuesday night’s State of the Union Address would have been the moment to make good on […]

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davidl on January 1st, 2011

An Obama Hate Machine, from David Corn, Politics Daily: The OHM [Obama Hate Machine] — led by a wide-ranging collection of conservative media outfits, right-wing bloggers, and GOP partisans — has already effectively undermined Obama’s presidency by propagating lies about his administration’s major accomplishments. It tarred Obama’s health care reform initiative by falsely claiming it […]

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davidl on October 21st, 2010

Kyle-Anne Shiver, Pajamas Media, on Dim Won’s, b/k/a Barack Obama, alleged superior intelligence: On the intelligence claims, no proof has ever surfaced that any of the Obama brainiac hoopla was anything other than gratuitous accolades granted via affirmative action and white-liberal racial guilt. No transcripts. No professional articles. Nothing. Nada.  From kindergarten through law school, […]

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davidl on June 23rd, 2010

Gen. Stanley McChrystal in hot water with Obama after Rolling Stone interview. from Sister Toldjah.    My take, McChrystal can not publicly criticize his commander-in-chief, B. Hussein Obama.   However McChrystal can publicly criticize Obama’s inner circle of idiots like Vice President Joe Biden and national security adviser Jim Jones who are not in McChrystal’s chain of […]

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davidl on April 21st, 2010

I Won blind to Tea Party grievances, Brit Hume, Fox News: The president says the Tea Partiers ought to thank him because many if not most of them got a tax break courtesy of his stimulus package. In his condescension, the president seems not to grasp that the Tea Partiers see the mountains of debt […]

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DJ Durant on February 4th, 2010

bored-tv-watchingPresident Obama has a huge problem: jobs.  As in, lack of them.  As in, not creating any.  He promised them on the campaign trail, and he promised them as part of the $1.2 trillion stimulus package he signed a year ago.

After one year in office, with a huge majority in Congress, he has accomplished remarkably little, which is a relief to a Conservative.  He has spent an inordinate amout of time, resources and energy wrangling over socialized medicine and cap and trade, and the unemployment remains stubbornly high.

Tomorrow, employment data will be released for January.  Weekly initial jobless claims for unemployment insurance has been running about 470,000, and this week the number hit 480,000.  The employment sector will not grow until initial jobless claims fall below 400,000.  We’re still a long way off.

There are two factors in play.  The President has been jawboning big business for the last three years, while on the campaign trail and since his inauguration.  Business will not hire workers without some stable signs of an increase in aggregate demand, and as long as this administration sends a […]

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Eric Florack on January 25th, 2010

Welcome, one and all to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble SIGNS OF ANOTHER ATTACK? Drudge seems to think so. IS THERE A BIGGER IDIOT THAN JOE KLEIN? Well, there may possibly be such a  critter, but I tend to doubt it after reading his output of this […]

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DJ Durant on January 3rd, 2010

2010-imageGoodbye 2009!  Hello 2010!

Nearly everyone I talk to expresses relief at the end of 2009.  It would be a good year to forget, that is, if we didn’t have to deal with the consequences of decisions and actions that will reverberate throughout the rest of our lives.

But it’s a new year now, so no doom and gloom.  I’ll leave that to our President, and let me point out that he’s good at it!  I’m not one to make resolutions, but there are several that I’ve made this year:

  • Read more
  • Write more
  • Laugh more
  • […]

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Eric Florack on October 5th, 2009

Welcome one and all to the most intense night read anywhere on the sphere… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble POLANSKI: Glenn Reynolds says in a Washington Examiner column over the weekend: “Technologically and market-wise, Hollywood is in the weakest position it’s ever been, and yet it is also more arrogant than it was in its Golden […]

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davidl on September 9th, 2009

Van Jones insanity  not seen as  a problem, Mary Mitchell, Sun-Times (Chicago): Jones’ biggest sin was calling Republicans the “a” word. He also signed a petition that questioned whether the Bush administration officials might have deliberately allowed 9/11 to happen as a pretext of war. Rosie O’Donnell is a Nine-Eleven Truth.   O’Donnell is not sane.   […]

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Eric Florack on March 22nd, 2009

Three contractors are bidding to fix a broken fence at the White House. One is from Chicago , another is from Tennessee , and the third is from Minnesota . All three go with a White House official to examine the fence. The Minnesota contractor takes out a tape measure and does some measuring, then […]

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I don’t exactly consider Mrs. Pelosi to the sharpest knife in the drawer, but on the other hand, at least she can count votes. Consider these facts:  The Obama economy is cratering.    The $trillion or so Porkulus package utterly failed to stimulate the economy(how could it?).   Mrs.  Pelosi got exactly zero Republican votes for Porkulus. The Obama economy is […]

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Eric Florack on March 13th, 2009

So, Mr. President, were you lying to us before, or are you lying to us now? If they have profits on the books, that means they were MAKING those profits while you were telling us all we were in the crisis of our lives.

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