davidl on December 21st, 2011

Nor much of anything else, for that matter. What CBS left on the Sixty Minutes cutting room floor, via Karen, the Lonely Conservative: PRESIDENT OBAMA: Well, we’re not done yet. I’ve got five more years of stuff to do. But not only saving this country from a great depression. Not only saving the auto industry. […]

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Brian Nygaard on April 6th, 2010

Brian NygaardToday we introduce our newest writer at The Conservative Reader, Brian Nygaard.  Brian and his wife Mary live in San Rafael, California. – Ed.

As the Healthcare debate in Congress was drawing to a close, Americans were asking themselves “Why can\’t we seem to make any progress on the healthcare issue?” We watch in disbelieving awe as we observe nothing getting done over seemingly very long periods of time.  We covet answers, but our perception is that what we are receiving from Washington is just gridlock and petty partisan politics.  We cannot even agree on such a simple notion as the need for the portability of individual insurance coverage.  Amazing, isn\’t it?  It looks like a mess, and it is.  But it is a mess for reasons completely separated from the issue of healthcare.  The problem with the healthcare issue is that the issue has never been about healthcare, or insurance companies, or patient\’s rights, or universal coverage.

Over the course of our American history, a small number of windows of opportunity have presented themselves to the radical leftists amongst us.  Andrew Jackson, FDR, Lyndon […]

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davidl on May 4th, 2009

I think is one of the things politicians do to delude  themselves.   They tell that supporting their particular pet project is somehow beneficial for the nation as a whole. One the vile thing about democrats in general,, and B.J. Clinton in particular, was their willingness to stand on still warm corpses to attempt to make […]

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davidl on August 26th, 2008

The BO campaign is in panic mode:   Here is a link the American Issue Project ad.   A link to the BO campaign response. Here the text of the core of BO’s response: Obama: I’m Barack Obama, and I approved this message. Announcer: With all our problems, why is John McCain talking about the sixties? Trying […]

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Eric Florack on August 24th, 2008

James Joyner at OTB, this morning notes a new Ad from the McCain camp. James notes there’s a pattern of wrting going on and cites a couple examples: The campaign also quickly emailed around a CNN Political Ticker story headlined “Some in Clinton circle ‘outraged’.” Evan as Hillary Clinton praised the newly-minted Democratic presidential ticket Saturday, […]

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davidl on February 18th, 2008

A President’s Day tribute to our nation’s three worst presidents,  Ari K Kaufman, American Thinker: Presidents Day has taken a deep back seat these days on our holiday calendar to the point that not only do schools go on as scheduled, but so do many state and government offices. This is not surprising in 2008, […]

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