Dumbo’s Economics, more on yesterday’s Scramble theme of Barack Obama’s economic ignorance.  First up, from Robert R. Baker, American Thinker: [President Franklin] Roosevelt responded to the recession he inherited with a combination of massive spending on new government programs and sweeping controls over private industry, (sound familiar?).  His thinking was that government spending would get […]

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Eric Florack on June 14th, 2011

Brooklyn, NY– I’m at a store, waiting for an offload. I often forget how crowded it gets down here. All it takes is five minutes worth of driving here to remind me.   Obama: The latest example of how socialism doesn’t work no matter who’s in front: I note with interest, David’s Scamble, this morning, […]

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Eric Florack on May 10th, 2011

Fairfield, CT– I’m parked for the night along I95 with a load bound for Windsor Locks,CT. From there, I’ll be headed to Albany, and then to Syracuse and home tomorrow. Just a quick Ramble since I do need to sleep… I’m up at 4am to make all this happen.   Border Fence: Obama’s “Mission Completed”? […]

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Eric Florack on April 18th, 2011

Altoona,PA– The last several times I’ve come down to this Central PA town,  it was to visit the rail lines running through here. The place is famous for “Horseshoe Curve, and it’s true this is the biggest attraction for railfans in the east. This time, I actually have freight.  Arrived here early this morning. Not […]

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davidl on April 16th, 2011

Playing the Trump card, Kyle-Anne Shiver, thinks Donald Trump has a plan, or well two plans, from American Thinker: Now that we can pretty well assume Mr. Trump is running for president, it’s obvious that he has done a prerequisite full survey of Obamaland.  He has, as all successful builders are wont to do, gotten […]

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davidl on April 12th, 2011

Geraghty’s Law Redux,  Jim Geraghty, the author law o eponymous law wins yet another convert,  from Micheal A. Walsh, New York Post: After weeks of warning of the apocalypse, the leader of the Democratic Party, who never met imaginary or borrowed money that he didn’t want to spend, is now celebrating fiscal sobriety? This about-face […]

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davidl on February 10th, 2011

Bitsblog Echo Syndrome, I found it amusing to see Dana Milbank hitting Arianna Huffington from the same angle as I scramble the other day, for being a capitalistist pig, from the Washington Post: Did Arianna Huffington just sell out her fellow progressives? In the literal sense, she undoubtedly has: The sale of Huffington Post to […]

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davidl on February 9th, 2011

The Great Lady on the passing of the cows, from Phyllis Schlafly, Townhall: Another contemporary feminist, professor and author Linda Hirshman, set forth a popular definition in the Daily Beast. She wrote that “support for abortion rights and Obamacare were litmus tests for true feminism.” That shows how out of touch the feminists are. The […]

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davidl on January 24th, 2011

He Hu laughs last, China’s President Hu Jintao laugh all the way back to China, from Doug Powers 2 Michelle Malkin: The Washington Post has given their Worst Week in Washington distinction to China’s President Hu Jintao for enduring questions about human rights, Harry Reid calling him a dictator and members of Congress declining invitations […]

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davidl on January 8th, 2011

‘Pubs to Holder: It is the jobs stupid, from Byron York, Washington Examiner: There are many areas in which Republicans and [Attorney General Eric] Holder are likely to disagree, but the most contentious could be immigration, starting with the enforcement of federal laws to prevent the employment of illegal immigrants. Ask Smith what he’ll be […]

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davidl on December 30th, 2010

Ain’t no free lunch, from Thomas Sowell, RCP: Once you buy the idea that the government should be a sort of year-around Santa Claus, you have bought the kinds of consequences that follow. The results are not pretty, as we can see on TV, in pictures of rioters in the streets, smashing and burning the […]

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davidl on December 26th, 2010

Brither from Honolulu:, Neil Abercrombie is a birther but with a twist.  Instead of merely asking for the  release of  Dumbo’s, b/k/a Barack Obama, birth certificate,  Abercrombie has characterized failure to release the records as an insult to Dumbo’s mother and father from Sheryl Gay Stolberg, New York Times: HONOLULU — Gov. Neil Abercrombie of […]

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davidl on November 8th, 2010

Dumbo’s Delusion I, refuses to admit, or can not see, is the American people do not like his polices, from Toby Harnden,Telegraph (UK): The one thing Obama was not prepared to admit was that his policies, which have led to a massive expansion of government power and the national debt, could in any way be […]

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davidl on November 3rd, 2010

It is the incompetence stupid , Eugene Robinson, Washington Post plays the race card and tries to argue that the Teat Party movement is somehow racists: I have to wonder what it is about Obama that provokes and sustains all this tea party ire. I wonder how he can be seen as “elitist,” when he […]

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davidl on October 25th, 2010

Firs, smoke, birth certificate, Obama campaign has spent over a million dollars to hide his birth certificate, or lack thereof, from Clyde Middleton Liberty Pundits: Federal Election Commission records show $1,352,378.95 in payments were made by Obama for America to Perkins Coie while the law firm was representing Obama in various court cases which have […]

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