davidl on December 7th, 2010

Dumbo throws ‘rate underneath the bus, Barack Obama and congressional repubolicans agree to extend Bush era tax rates, from Shailagh Murray Washington Post: President Obama and congressional Republicans agreed Monday to a tentative deal that would extend for two years all the Bush-era income tax breaks set to expire on Dec. 31, continue unemployment benefits […]

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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 June 23rd, 2009

Prediction: It’ll be a cold day in Hell before Moe Lane ever lauds, Jane Hamsher. Breaking:  Devil reports sales of Parka at all time record. Video: Hat tip and more: Moe Lane, Red State: Sorry: normally I’d be more than happy to whale on Ms. Hamsher, but I’ve watched this particular segment twice – and […]

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davidl on May 22nd, 2009

Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi, a/k/a Speaker Tablecloth, does her imitation of  Emily Latilla.    First Speaker Tablecloth accuses the Central Intelligence Agency of  “Lying to the Congress of the United States”, Willliam A. Jacobson, Legal Insurrection: Nancy Pelosi is holding a press conference in which she has acknowledged being briefed by the CIA about […]

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