Monthly Archives: June 2009

42 to 19

That’s percentage of people who think the Marxman-Wacky bill will hurt the economy rather than help it. A new Rasmussen poll shows a two to one disparity between the two groups: Americans have mixed feelings about the historic climate change … Continue reading

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Flunking Basic Math

Forbes on the Marxman-Wacky fraud bill: Electricity is a good thing. It powers your computer, drives economic growth, transmits images from Tehran streets, keeps preemies alive in hospitals, prevents meat from rotting and enchants and cools you in movie theaters. … Continue reading

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A Break With Tradition

Quite often, the winner of the World’s Ugliest Dog Contest, held annually at the Sonoma-Marin County Fair tends to be from the “Chinese Crested” breed. (Which, we suspect, is actually a huge, complicated practical joke on the part of the … Continue reading

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Go read Fausta, she has it all put together. What is of concern here is that Obama, who ignored, belittled and reluctantly supported Iranian dissidents jumped right out to support a guy who was blatantly trying to destroy his country’s … Continue reading

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But Wait

There is no more. Billy Mays has died: Internationally known TV product pitchman Billy Mays, who rose to the top of his profession with a boisterous persona that touched consumers and helped create more than $1 billion in merchandise sales, … Continue reading

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Target: Scientists Unwilling To Support AGW

The world’s left wing has a slightly different agenda focus than the US left: Dr Mitchell Taylor has been researching the status and management of polar bears in Canada and around the Arctic Circle for 30 years, as both an … Continue reading

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Target: Democrats

By the left: In the high-stakes battle over health care, a growing cadre of liberal activists is aiming its sharpest firepower against Democratic senators who they accuse of being insufficiently committed to the cause. The attacks — ranging from tart … Continue reading

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Lies, Damned Lies And Low, Low Medicare Administrative Costs

Tom Bevan at Real Clear Politics: In fact, President Obama has made this claim several times. This statistic about Medicare’s low administrative costs has become one of the linchpins in the argument for a “public option” on health care. The … Continue reading

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Jobs, Jobs, Jobs, Jobs

Nancy Pelosi said last night before the Crap and Tax bill passed that there were four words to remember about passing the bill. Those would be the four words in the title of this post: Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) … Continue reading

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Nothing Times Eight Is Nothing

Via AllahPundit at Hot Air: Update: 219-212, with eight Republicans – the difference between passage and defeat – defecting to vote yes. The boss is already hunting around for their names. I hope they got a sweet deal from Pelosi … Continue reading

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Unsettled Science

The Wall Street Journal: Among the many reasons President Barack Obama and the Democratic majority are so intent on quickly jamming a cap-and-trade system through Congress is because the global warming tide is again shifting. It turns out Al Gore … Continue reading

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Seven Votes

The House has passed the Crap and Tax bill by a whopping margin of 7 votes. 44 Democrats declined to support the bill. Roll call is here. Tweet

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Not Welcome

Britain has officially lost it. We have posted fairly regularly about some of the, frankly, insane things British Bureaucrats have found time and money to waste on regulating. But this one goes all the way to the mat. The “Welcome” … Continue reading

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Well, Then, We Now Know Two Things About ObamaCare

If you are old, you’re screwed and the plan is not good enough for Obama to actually submit himself or his family to. First the old thing: President Obama suggested at a town hall event Wednesday night that one way … Continue reading

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Michael Jackson Is Dead

The AP reports. So does the LA Times. Tweet

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