Monthly Archives: October 2009

Pedal To The Metal On The Highway To Hell

What the fraudulent health care “reform” will actually do to health care costs. Described by Tyler Cowen, a man who teaches economics: This structure of incentives would likely discourage many parents from earning a better life for their children. Congress … Continue reading

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Quick! Look Over There!

Pay no attention to that man behind the diversion curtain. There must be an emergency! President Obama has declared the swine flu outbreak a national emergency, allowing hospitals and local governments to speedily set up alternate sites and procedures if … Continue reading

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Tough Guy

Mark Steyn: So the troika of Dunn, Emanuel and Axelrod were dispatched to the Sunday talk shows to lay down the law. We all know the lines from “The Untouchables” – “the Chicago way,” don’t bring a knife to a … Continue reading

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Fear And Loathing In The White House

More and more unflattering commentary – and news – is coming out about the White House war on Fox News. And the other major media are covering that news – and refusing to sign on to Obama administration efforts to … Continue reading

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Decked Out In New Togs

Daniel Henninger thinks the American public may have acquired a collective festive new set of togs: Protective coats of cynicism: With fakery everywhere–some of it amusing, some of it not funny–people’s ability to know where things fall on the spectrum … Continue reading

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The Only Thing Rising In This Economy…

…Unemployment. It soared again last week with 531,000 first time claims for unemployment insurance. The number of first-time filers for unemployment insurance rose last week, snapping two weeks of significant declines, according to a government report issued Thursday. There were … Continue reading

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Through A Doctor’s Eyes

Many of us have been trying to warn people that the health care “reform” being pushed by Obama and his minions in Congress will be a full-blown disaster for this country. How about if a doctor takes a look at … Continue reading

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Is The Obama War On Fox Just About Filthy Lucre?

Mickey Kaus speculates: Maybe it’s all about raising money from the base by riling it up. It’s late October, after all. Dems (and Dem consultants) need dollars. And those campaign fundraising dollars haven’t been “materializing as much as expected.” Just … Continue reading

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Gee, ACORN Lied? Whodathunkit….

Breitbart strikes again. When the first series of sting videos showing ACORN employees cheerfully trying to help two people they thought were a pimp and a prostitute set up a brothel featuring underaged girls brought into the country illegally, ACORN … Continue reading

Posted in Appalling, Left Wing, Media | 4 Comments

Red Shift?

Were were assured (as soon as election night in 2008) that Virginia had made a historic shift toward being blue – a new stronghold for Democrats. What is increasingly looking like a blowout for the Republican candidate for Virginia governor, … Continue reading

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A Thought Experiment On Polling

Ed Morrisey notes that the latest ABC/WaPo poll appears to have a badly skewed – toward Democrats – sample. The sampling comprises 33% Democrats, as opposed to only 20% Republicans. That thirteen-point spread is two points larger than their September … Continue reading

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Doubling Down On A Loser Hand

The Obama administration has decided to go all in on a hand containing nothing higher than a six of diamonds. The Washington Post’s Ruth Marcus is calling the won’s war on Fox News “dumb”. There’s only one thing dumber than … Continue reading

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An Inconvenient Network

Or why Obama’s minions want Fox News marginalized: They say things that are inconvenient for the administration. Things like pointing out that Obama has, in fact, been a serial breaker of promises: He’s promised a public option for the uninsured, … Continue reading

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The Strongarm Of The Administration

Tom Bevan notes that Chicago-style politics really doesn’t play well in the rest of the nation: The White House’s direct attack on FOX News is only part of the strategy. As Axelrod and Emanuel made clear yesterday, they also want … Continue reading

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Showing Fear

The New York Times characterizes it as the White House bringing a knife to a gunfight. They are talking about the very deliberate, very scripted attacks by the White House on Fox News. It is apparent that the Times does … Continue reading

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