Monthly Archives: November 2009

Carter The Second

When even the Germans are tired of Barack Obama and are comparing the Wizard of O to Jimmy Carter, one begins to suspect that the US has a real problem on its hands. There are many indications that the man … Continue reading

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Another Obama Overseas Trip, Another Economic Blow

Today, the MSM is trumpeting the rise in home sales, trying to ignore that those homes sold because of a soon-to-expire tax credit (since extended) and the fact that sales prices tumbled hard. This is supposed to hint that the … Continue reading

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Inspiration Versus Connection

Sometimes it takes a bit of perspective to see the forest for the trees: It will make Obama fans perspire to hear this, but Ms. Palin has a more forceful bond with her supporters than he with his. Mr. Obama … Continue reading

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The Ego Has Landed

Mark Steyn: “Few would have foreseen on that day that a united Germany would be led by a woman from Brandenburg or that their American ally would be led by a man of African descent.” Tear down that wall …so … Continue reading

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Fraud Busted?

Could very well be. If these files turn out to be genuine, Global Warming advocates have a lot – a real lot – of ‘splaining to do. Hacked files from CRU appear to indicate that a very broad conspiracy exists … Continue reading

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It’s What’s For Dinner

Australia inaugurates a new crocodile feeding program: A pair of bikini-clad women have been pictured risking life and limb dancing on top of a trap in a crocodile infested river. Clutching champagne bottles, the girls were snapped singing and cavorting … Continue reading

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All Tax, No Benefit

Keith Hennessey: 1. 40% excise tax on health coverage in excess of $8,500 (individuals) / $23,000 (families).  Amounts are indexed for inflation by CPI-U + 1% – begins in 2013 – $149 B tax increase 2. Additional 0.5% Medicare (Hospital … Continue reading

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The Obama Incentive Program

Andy McCarthy at NRO explains the seriously twisted incentive program Eric Holder and his boss, Barack Obama have now unveiled for terrorists: Kill lots of Americans and win a great set of rights. If we are at war, and the … Continue reading

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It’s The Stupid, Economy

ABC News is calling bull on the White House geniuses who managed to conjure up 440 additional congressional districts above and beyond the real 435 districts. In fact, they are pointing out that Obama has a huge credibility gap because … Continue reading

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All 57 States

As I posted last night, the Obama administration has managed to spend huge amounts of “stimulus” money in congressional districts that do not, in fact exist here in the reality-based reality of earth. How bad is the reporting of invented … Continue reading

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An Inconvenient Chart (Or Two)

Ross Douthat: When the stimulus passed with almost no Republican support, Rahm Emanuel, the president’s chief of staff, declared that “the most important number … is how many jobs it produces, not how many votes it gets.” He was right. … Continue reading

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Saving And Creating Jobs In All 57 States!

ABC News: There’s one problem, though: There is no 9th Congressional District in Arizona; the state has only eight Congressional Districts. There’s no 86th Congressional District in Arizona either, but the government’s Web site says $34 million in stimulus … Continue reading

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Disappearing Care, Rising Costs

Seniors, is this the change you hoped for? A plan to slash more than $500 billion from future Medicare spending — one of the biggest sources of funding for President Obama’s proposed overhaul of the nation’s health-care system — would … Continue reading

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Trial As Error

Michael Goodwin: Take the iconic “I Love New York” poster and plunge a dagger into its heart. That’s what the Obama administration is doing by bringing the mastermind of 9/11 and other terror freaks here for trial. We don’t deserve … Continue reading

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I’m Dreaming Of A White Beijing

Whoops. No need to dream: Up to 40 people have been killed and thousands more left homeless after unusually early winter blizzards hit north-central China. The heavy snowfalls caused nearly 10,000 buildings to collapse and destroyed almost 500,000 acres of … Continue reading

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