davidl on May 18th, 2010

It is the hostility stupid, Ed Morrissey discusses the increasing Jewish dissatisfaction with Dim Won, from Hot Air: How badly has Barack Obama’s support eroded among Jewish voters over Israeli-US relations?  Enough to send Rahm Emanuel to a meeting with rabbis in the White House to offer an apology.  Saying that the Obama administration had […]

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davidl on May 17th, 2010

Libtards against choice I, Boston Globe: No surprise, then, that ADL takes a hard line against school-choice voucher programs, which give parents the wherewithal to rescue their children from failing public schools and enroll them in private schools instead. Since those private schools are often church-affiliated, ADL contended in an amicus brief the last time […]

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davidl on May 8th, 2010

How’s that “reset” button working for ya, Mrs. Clinton? From Luke Harding, Guardian(UK): Vladimir Putin has snubbed both the Prince of Wales and the US vice-president, Joe Biden, by refusing to allow them to attend a parade in Red Square marking the 65th anniversary of the end of the second world war, the Guardian has […]

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davidl on May 3rd, 2010

Matthew Yglesias gets it: I’ve been feeling like I should say something about the failed terrorist attack this weekend in New York but can’t come up with much beyond the observation that I don’t quite get why this is prompting so much less freaking-out than the Christmas underpants bomber did. Both seem on a par […]

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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 April 10th, 2010

Liz’s radical idea, Elizabeth Cheney at SPLC, via Andy McCarthy, National Review and Jennifer Rubin, Commentary: In the era of Obama, American allies have their loyalty met with humiliation, arrogance and incompetence. The shabby reception Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu received in Washington a few weeks ago — being treated as an uninvited guest at the […]

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Eric Florack on March 29th, 2010

Welcome, one and all, to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the web… The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble IT’S LAW, ALREADY….SO WHY ARE THEY STILL TRYING TO SELL OBAMACARE? That’s a question that a reader asked me in email just recently, noting that advertisements (Paid for with tax dollars?) are still trying to sell us […]

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davidl on March 29th, 2010

Obama Care is a polling disaster, from the Washington Post: Overall, 46 percent of those polled said they support the changes in the new law; 50 percent oppose them. That is virtually identical to the pre-vote split on the proposals and similar to the divide that has existed since last summer, when the country became […]

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davidl on March 28th, 2010

Obama Care breeds the World’s fastest chickens.William A. Jacobson, Legal Insurrection: Obamacare’s Chickens Coming Home To Roost Already Numerous companies already have announced enormous financial write-downs related to Obamacare’s cutback of subsidies for prescription drug benefit programs for retirees. These subsidies, while characterized by Democrats as “loopholes,” actually saved the government money because it cost […]

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davidl on March 27th, 2010

Obamafada, Meryl Yourish: So, the man who proclaimed to AIPAC that he had a “strong commitment” to the “unbreakable bond” between Israel and the United States is leading a full-court press to force Israel to yield to The One’s indomitable will. Let us review: The Cairo speech: The United States does not accept the legitimacy […]

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davidl on March 15th, 2010

Standing up to the abortion industry, Glenn Reynolds, Instapundit: IN KNOXVILLE, black pastors complain about abortions. You don’t see this kind of thing much. Maybe you should.  Planned Parenthood’s business is killing babies and they move in a a black neighborhood in order to kill black babies. How will the Obama administration react to a […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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on January 27th, 2010
Tonight
Art will be a featured guest at the Des Moines Register’s web site tonight during the President’s speech in an online chat.  You can join us at this link starting at 7:45 PM.

Well, friends, tonight could well be one of the most anticipated State Of The Union Addresses in many years.  In a period of disappointment following the grand illusion of hope put forth by the President and Congressional Democrats, tonight’s speech may well a pivotal driver to the 2010 Congressional Elections.

Health Care

Look for President Obama to sound confident and yet cautious on this topic.  He may well fire barbs at the Republicans in Congress, but the fact is that House and Senate Democrats had the ability to make this happen months ago if they had the intestinal fortitude to put personal pride, personal gain and “pet ideas” aside and come to a consensus on what most of us would agree is a critical issue in America.  But the President won’t point any of that out.

The Economy

There will be more demands to poor money into the hands of businesses and citizens… unfortunately it will likely be more of the same non-stimulating “stimulus” money, feeding […]

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on January 13th, 2010

www.JonesToTheGrindstone.com I was at my regular hair salon near Robins Air Force Base, GA, secured in my protective cape. Complimentary coffee was flowing and plans for my hair design were in negotiation. The scene was set. As my stylist was held hostage by my verbal diarrhea, she worked her magic. Next, the free coffee beside […]

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