davidl on January 12th, 2012

A video shows four purported Marine rendering due respect to purported dead Taliban fighters, from Useless Toady: WASHINGTON (AP) – Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Thursday condemned as “utterly deplorable” a video that purports to depict four U.S. Marines urinating on the corpses of Taliban fighters. He said such behavior is “entirely inappropriate for members […]

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davidl on December 11th, 2010

Don’t Ask, Don’t Think, the New York Slmes goes stupid: The Senate Stands for Injustice On one of the most shameful days in the modern history of the Senate, the Republican minority on Thursday prevented a vote to allow gay and lesbian soldiers to serve openly in the military of the United States. They chose […]

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davidl on November 16th, 2010

Dumbo’s delusions, Barack Obama is, at best, a very ordinary man, with a very extraordinary ego, from Ralph R. Reiland, Pittsburgh Tribune: That might be the problem at the White House. U.S. Rep. Marion Berry, D-Ark., made public President Obama’s answer to conservative Democrats, worried about the unpopularity of ObamaCare in their districts, when they […]

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davidl on November 15th, 2010

Newsweak ponders if the presidency has grown too big for one mere mortal: Can any single person fully meet the demands of the 21st-century presidency? Obama has looked to many models of leadership, including FDR and Abraham Lincoln, two transformative presidents who governed during times of upheaval. But what’s lost in those historical comparisons is […]

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davidl on November 11th, 2010

John Boehner republican leader: Minority Leader John Boehner (R-Ohio), the presumptive Speaker-elect of the House, will not use a private jet as Speaker for trips back and forth to his home district, he said Wednesday. “Over the last 20 years, I have flown back and forth to my district on commercial aircraft, and I’m going […]

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davidl on September 5th, 2010

Mere words, from Salon: Tonight at 8 p.m. President Obama will deliver a speech from the Oval Office on the end of “combat operations” in Iraq. The first thing to know about this is that combat operations are not ending in Iraq. There are still 50,000 U.S. troops, 11,000 armed security contractors, and lots of […]

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davidl on June 22nd, 2010

Dumbo’s green energy delusions, Robert J. Samuelson, Washington Post: [Baracl] Obama has made vilification of oil and the oil industry a rhetorical mainstay. This is intellectually shallow, if politically understandable. “Clean energy” won’t displace oil or achieve huge reductions in greenhouse gas emissions — for example, the 83 percent cut by 2050 from 2005 levels […]

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davidl on June 11th, 2010

We need a leader, Mitt Romney Useless Toady: Has it come to this again? The president is meeting with his oil spill experts, he crudely tells us, so that he knows “whose ass to kick.” We have become accustomed to his management style — target a scapegoat, assign blame and go on the attack. To […]

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davidl on May 26th, 2010

The Lady or the Tiger II, or oh what a tangled web you weave when first you practice to deceive.   Trying get out from under the Joe Sestak mess, David Axelrod just keeps digging.    Now Axelrod is accusing Sestak of lying.   Ed Morrissey, Hot Air, elaborates: Either Sestak is lying, or Sestak is telling the […]

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davidl on May 19th, 2010

STFU Arlen,from Andy Barr, Politico: As voters considered his fate throughout Pennsylvania, Sen. Arlen Specter warned on Tuesday that without him Democrats may not be able to fend off a tea party “takeover.” We, the American people, can get along without you very well. STFU President Felipe Calderon. you are a quest in my country.  […]

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davidl on May 11th, 2010

Are the Obami out to steal your 401(k)? From John, Powerline: For some time, there have been rumblings that the federal government might try to solve its budgetary problems by nationalizing (i.e., stealing) the money that millions of Americans have set aside for retirement in 401(k) plans and the like. One way they might do […]

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davidl on April 13th, 2010

Adam Clayton Powell IV to Challenge Charlie Rangel, Useless Toady: Adam Clayton Powell IV made it official today, announcing he will run against Rep. Charles Rangel, D-N.Y. — the man who defeated his father in the Democratic primary 40 years ago. Powell, a state assemblyman, stepped forward to challenge Rangel after the congressman ran afoul […]

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davidl on January 9th, 2010

Chuckles the Clown, b/k/a Senator Charles Schumer likes to think of himself as both the smartest man in the room and the political king maker of the Empire State.   Evidently Harold Ford, Jr,  late of Tennessee, did not get the memo.   Ford seems to  gearing up to challenge Chuckles hand picked toady Kirsten Gillibrand, from […]

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Words of wisdom mere words from the one, via Useless Toady: I am shocked and outraged by the murder of Dr. George Tiller as he attended church services this morning. However profound our differences as Americans over difficult issues such as abortion, they cannot be resolved by heinous acts of violence. From the Daily Herald: […]

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