Daily Archives: July 17, 2009

Walter Cronkite Passes

Walter Cronkite has died. For my generation, the voice of Cronkite was virtually the voice of the space program. It is somehow weirdly fitting that NASA is just releasing a “remastered” video of the Apollo 11 landing right now.  Rest … Continue reading

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The Recoveryless Recovery

We are being cheerfully told by the media that the “green shoots” of an economic recovery are just, well, everywhere. (Pay no attention to the 800 pound gorilla in the room.) Everything is right on track for a recovery. Banks … Continue reading

Posted in Appalling, Democrats, Economy, Obamantics | 2 Comments

Slip Sliding Away

The nearer your destination and all that. Obama’s health care “reform” is officially in real political trouble as of right now. Democrats in both houses risk serious – probably politically fatal – voter backlash if they pass Obama’s plans now. … Continue reading

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Abandoned Moon

Charles Krauthammer on the 40th anniversary of our high water mark in space: America’s manned space program is in shambles. Fourteen months from today, for the first time since 1962, the United States will be incapable not just of sending … Continue reading

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