davidl on January 1st, 2012

From the New York Times, via the Pundit of Poca and Daily Mail (WV): Fisker Automotive is recalling all 239 of its 2012 Karma luxury plug-in hybrid cars because of a fire hazard, according to a report filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Prices on the 2012 model start at $103,000, including the […]

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davidl on December 18th, 2011

Some folks at the New York Times seem to think this is a  reason for celebration, via Doug Mataconis, Otside the Beltway: BAGHDAD — The last convoy of American troops to leave Iraq drove into Kuwait on Sunday morning, marking the end of the nearly nine-year war. The convoy’s departure, which included about 110 vehicles […]

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davidl on December 5th, 2011

fFrom Joel Stegel, ABC News: Critics of President Obama felt little holiday cheer after the president did not thank God in his Thanksgiving-themed weekly Internet address. They immediately took to Twitter and the Internet to voice anger and disbelief. “Holy cow! Is that one screwed up or what?” columnist Sherman Frederick of the Las Vegas […]

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davidl on November 25th, 2011

How dumb to you have to be to be a liberal?   Liberals only seem to support free choice when it kills a living person, see abortion.    Robert H. Frank, moron, who for  reasons unknown to modern man, is employed as economics professor at Cornell, wants to wage war on Black Friday. Aside, I quipped during […]

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davidl on November 9th, 2011

Like the Roman Catholic Church, Penn State is an arrogant institution hiding behind its mystique. And sports, as my former fellow sports columnist at The Washington Star, David Israel, says, is “an insular world that protects its own, and operates outside of societal norms as long as victories and cash continue to flow bountifully.” Penn […]

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davidl on October 31st, 2011

The nice thing about classic economics, is the rules do not change between markets.   It the same law of supply and demand that applies to widget, automobiles and college educations. So speaking of  cars, aside from OWS morons, nobody would argue that all cars are the have the same uses, and should carry the same […]

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davidl on October 30th, 2011

The Organize  Wall Street socialist rabble has achieved nirvana, a world without rape,  from the New York Post, via Sister Toldjah: Wall Street protesters in Zuccotti Park battened down the hatches yesterday as the early October snow turned their tents into igloos, but the close quarters also made easy pickings for one predator. A sex […]

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davidl on September 30th, 2011

Anwar al-Awlaki dead of unnatural causes, to wit one Predator missile.  from the Unhinged Mind, Glen Greenwald, Salon: It was first reported in January of last year that the Obama administration had compiled a hit list of American citizens whom the President had ordered assassinated without any due process, and one of those Americans was […]

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davidl on September 16th, 2011

Paul Krugman growls, from New York Times: Back in 1980, just as America was making its political turn to the right, Milton Friedman lent his voice to the change with the famous TV series “Free to Choose.” In episode after episode, the genial economist identified laissez-faire economics with personal choice and empowerment, an upbeat vision […]

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davidl on September 7th, 2011

Going green means going nowhere, from David Brooks, New York Times: New clean-energy sources could address environmental, economic and national security problems all at once. In his 2008 convention speech, Barack Obama promised to create five million green economy jobs. The U.S. Conference of Mayors estimated in April 2009 that green jobs could account for […]

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davidl on July 22nd, 2011

But when has Obama given progressives any reason to believe they can trust him? Paul Krugman, New York Times. Mr. Krugman, meet Barack Obama, a man of extraordinary vanity and rather pedestrian ability.

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davidl on July 10th, 2011

Dumbo knee deep in his own poop, Jennifer Rubin explains that it the policies stupid.    That is an lame speech,  the only kind of speech Obama can deliver, can not paper over a failed economic policy, from Washington Post: It is then not so much a lack of “message discipline,”as the punditocracy likes to […]

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davidl on July 8th, 2011

Fast and Furious, from Michael A. Walsh, New York Post: Don’t look now, but the real action in Washington this week isn’t the parti san wrangling over the debt ceiling but something — literally — even more incendiary: Operation Fast and Furious, which seems about to explode right in the face of Attorney General Eric […]

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davidl on June 13th, 2011

Palin Mail, on those what twenty-four thousand e-mails the lame stream media was so eager to get their paws on, from Brian Clark Howard, Daily Mail: Its emergence today will also reinforce claims that, far from damaging Mrs Palin’s presidential hopes, the dossier of emails have in fact helped her campaign by revealing a more […]

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davidl on June 9th, 2011

With the departure of chief economic adviser Austan Goolsbee, that’s the number of members from the original Obama economic team still working for the administration, not quite three years into the first term. Rats, say goodbye to the ship of state: Gone are Christina Romer, Larry Summers, Peter Orszag. Headed out is Goolsbee, who abruptly […]

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