davidl on December 22nd, 2011

About time! From Betsy Rothstein, Fishbowl DC: [Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wisc.)] Sensenbrenner was overheard saying that after buying all their “crap” (his word) a woman approached him and praised first lady Michelle Obama.  He told the woman that Michelle should practice what she preaches — “she lectures us on eating right while she has a […]

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davidl on December 19th, 2011

There appears to be more real men, albeit in better a world they would be in skirts,  in Egypt than is State College, PA.    If this be the Arab Spring, I hate to see what wrath winter brings.

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Well I never said that Mrs. B.J. Clinton the Smartest Woman in the World. Did you? The Secretary of State, who is never ready for three AM phone call, get smacked down by her infamous reset button, from Paul Richter and Sergei L. Loiko, ,Los Angeles Times: ladimir Putin accuses Clinton of inciting protests in […]

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davidl on November 21st, 2011

PIAPS, a/k/a Mrs. B.J. Clinton evidently wants to do for the Clinton administration, what she did for the Cold War, from Karen, the Lonely Conservative: Two Democrat pollsters, Doug Schoen and Pat Caddell, have a piece in The Wall Street Journal urging President Obama to abandon his campaign for a second term. They argue that […]

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davidl on September 11th, 2011

Paul Krugman, New York Times, writes,  via William A. Jacobson, Legal Insurrection: Is it just me, or are the 9/11 commemorations oddly subdued? Actually, I don’t think it’s me, and it’s not really that odd. What happened after 9/11 — and I think even people on the right know this, whether they admit it or […]

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davidl on September 9th, 2011

from Eugene Robinson, Washington Post: The war our enemies began on Sept. 11, 2001, is long over. Perhaps now, after 10 years of anxiety and self-doubt, we can acknowledge our victory and begin the postwar renewal and reconciliation that the nation so desperately needs. It take some real talent, and a real ignorance of history […]

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davidl on August 11th, 2011

Dumbo  b/k/a Barack Obama gets WaPoed  from the left and the right, from the left Dana Milbank, Washington Post: It’s not exactly fair to blame Obama for the rout: Almost certainly, the markets ignored him. And that’s the problem: The most powerful man in the world seems strangely powerless, and irresolute, as larger forces bring […]

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davidl on May 15th, 2011

Questions for Dumbo, here just one from Victor Davis Hanson, Pajamas Media: We are to believe that future additional drilling in the U.S. will not help lower world oil or gas prices, but calling on the Middle East to pump more, or praising Brazil’s proposed commitment to offshore exploration, will? VDH has a raft more […]

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davidl on May 7th, 2011

Why Dumbo will be a one term President, from Jedediah Bila, Daily Caller: (3) As reported by The Hill this week, “The high gas prices limited gross domestic product growth in the first quarter, and have taken a bite out of jobs . . . The biggest drag on the economy, Zandi [Mark Zandi of […]

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davidl on April 30th, 2011

Demographics and demagogues,  maybe Outside the Beltway is what a site run by college professors would be expected to be,  that one which favors political correctness over logic.  An Oklahoma legislator Sally Kern as reported by  Tulsa World: Rep. Sally Kern, R-Oklahoma City, said minorities earn less than white people because they don’t work as […]

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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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Eric Florack on November 29th, 2010

Peace, real, lasting peace, is not a product of disavowing war, or thinking peaceful thoughts. Nor is it the product of negotiated settlements. Peace is the product of winning the war brought against you, with sufficient force to prevent any ideas of trying it again. Examples: World war II was the direct result of the […]

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davidl on November 16th, 2010

Dumbo’s delusions, Barack Obama is, at best, a very ordinary man, with a very extraordinary ego, from Ralph R. Reiland, Pittsburgh Tribune: That might be the problem at the White House. U.S. Rep. Marion Berry, D-Ark., made public President Obama’s answer to conservative Democrats, worried about the unpopularity of ObamaCare in their districts, when they […]

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davidl on November 15th, 2010

Dumbo miffed, by Carol E. Lee, Politico: Asked by CBS’s Chip Reid about complaints heard from other leaders during the summit, Obama shot back: “What about compliments?” He appeared thin-skinned about the characterizations of his time at the summit, saying that nobody wrote about leaders setting the stage for financial regulatory reform at the last […]

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Eric Florack on August 28th, 2010

Nothing too shocking here, really. (Reuters) – The Muslim center planned near the site of the World Trade Center attack could qualify for tax-free financing, a spokesman for City Comptroller John Liu said on Friday, and Liu is willing to consider approving the public subsidy. The Democratic comptroller’s spokesman, Scott Sieber, said Liu supported the […]

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