Daily Archives: March 8, 2009

When Not All Is As It Seems

Greyhawk points to what would have been a huge story under the Bush administration. 1. In September, 2008, the 5th Stryker Brigade Combat Team (SBCT) – after months of preparation – is ordered to Iraq. (One of two SBCTs that … Continue reading

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Shovel Ready

A future former auto industry employee looks at the “stimulus”. Tom is one of the first, if not the first, blog to link to the Crabitat. I wish I knew what to do to help him and others in this … Continue reading

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Roger Kimball, writing at Pajamas Media, ruminates on the road to serfdom the Obama administration is setting America on. For what it’s worth, he doesn’t think it is malevolence. He thinks it is incompetence and wishful thinking – which is … Continue reading

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How Bad Is Obama’s Budget?

So bad that even Democrats, ones of the non-leftist wing of the party, are worried. So bad the left wing pressure groups are vowing to spend $7 million to try to force passage. So bad that Obama is going to … Continue reading

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Things Lost, Part Two

Unfortunately, it looks like the file I lost is gone for good. After downloading the enormous backup file and unzipping it, the file I needed was not there. I’m a bit more than a little displeased with the hosting company’s … Continue reading

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The Enemies List

Michael Goodwin, writing in the Daily News, notes the rhetoric of Barack Obama when speaking of the economy. His conclusion: Obama is conducting class warfare and is building an enemies list. Less than half-way through what should be a 100-day … Continue reading

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Cult Status

Jeff Jacoby, writing in the Boston Globe, points out that this has been a very hard, cold winter and asks why the media haven’t been shouting about it. After all, if the situation was reversed, we’d be hearing endless screaming … Continue reading

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