davidl on September 10th, 2011

“The White House Press Office has vomited all over my inbox.” From Callie Schweitzer, Talking Points Meme. via Twitter. Hat tips: Chris Moody, Ticket and Karen, Lonely Conservative.

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davidl on July 16th, 2011

Tapper is the new Russert, Jake Tapper plays one man tag team on White House Press Secretary, Jay Carney, Tapper asks a simple, A or B question, and can not get a straight answer, from ABC News: Which Is Worse? Default or Voting to Raise the Debt Ceiling Again in 2012?: Today’s Qs for O’s […]

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davidl on June 8th, 2011

The O-conomy, from Jim Geraghty, National Review: Since January 2009, American businesses have faced at least three big potential risks to their bottom line besides the lingering effects of the 2008 crash: A) the possibility of tax hikes B) the possibility of greater costs for health care to employees imposed by government and C) the […]

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Eric Florack on May 2nd, 2011

Harford,PA Today I’m at the Flying J truck stop in Harford, along I-81. I ran from Rochester, down to Carlisle PA and am currently running up toward Albany. I got the antennas fixed on the truck last week, and so was able to take the emergency spare, that I’d put up, down.  It turns out, […]

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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 […]

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davidl on April 6th, 2011

Micheal Steele right on Afghanistan, from Dan Riehl, Riehl World View: It seems to me, Steele and his defenders on that issue understood the implications of Obama’s changes in Afghanistan, while many of the self-professed intelligent folks in DC did not. Bush didn’t pursue a high intensity ground war in Afghanistan as conditions were and […]

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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 February 3rd, 2011

Facade of democracy falls, from INN: Egyptian uprising idol Mohammed ElBaradei has ordered Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to leave the country by Friday – or he will be a “dead man walking” and not just a lame-duck president. Funny didn’t somebody with the same name, Mohammed ElBaradei, win a Noble Peace Prize.  Must have been […]

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davidl on December 12th, 2010

Dumbo proves PIAPS right, Barack Obama proves that even Mrs. Clinton can not be wrong all the time, from Jonah Goldberg, New York Post: But even some of Obama’s biggest fans admitted that his devotion to the magical power of words stemmed from the fact that he had little else going for him. “Barack Obama […]

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davidl on December 8th, 2010

Elizabeth Edwards, Raleigh News Observer: Elizabeth Anania Edwards, who became a national figure in her fight against cancer and as a partner in her husband John’s political career, died today. She was 61. Ulysses S. Grant, Cold Harbor, Virginia, 1864: “I will fight it on this line if it takes all summer.” Reference. Barack H […]

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Eric Florack on August 31st, 2010

Michelle Malkin, in reax to “The Speech” Barack Obama, 2002: What I am opposed to is a dumb war. What I am opposed to is a rash war. What I am opposed to is the cynical attempt by Richard Perle and Paul Wolfowitz and other armchair, weekend warriors in this administration to shove their own […]

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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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Eric Florack on June 7th, 2010

WHY EXPEL ONE OF YOUR OWN? I notice Jennifer Rubin of Commentary asking the question why shouldn’t Helen Thomas be expelled from the White House press corps?  (David already has vid up on this topic)T  The answer to my mind is rather simple ; the White House agrees with her. THE WOOD SPLITS: I note […]

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davidl on June 7th, 2010

Helen Thomas fired retires, from Politico: “Helen Thomas announced Monday that she is retiring, effective immediately,” read a statement from Hearst Newspapers on Monday. “Her decision came after her controversial comments about Israel and the Palestinians were captured on videotape and widely disseminated on the Internet.” Thomas said in a statement that, “I deeply regret […]

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davidl on June 7th, 2010

Question of the Day, from the Sharp Tack, Clarice Feldman, American Thinker: We shall see if Jew-hatred is acceptable behavior in the eyes of Hearst and the WH press corps, and Thomas is still allowed her place of honor tomorrow. Even Howard Cosell or Jimmy  Synder never publicly suggested that blacks should go back to […]

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