Monthly Archives: February 2010


This is not good: A record drop in foreign holdings of U.S. Treasury bills in December sent a reminder that the government might have to pay higher interest rates on its debt to continue to attract investors. China reduced its … Continue reading

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Deaf And Dumber

Tom Bevan: Along the same lines, the usually sensible Steve Kornacki writes a ridiculous column knocking Evan Bayh’s centrism and chastising him for not being as much of a crusader for liberalism as his father. Please. It is one thing … Continue reading

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New Nuclear

Longtime readers know that I work in this sector, so the announcement today that Washington will be assisting in financing the construction of two new commercial nuclear power plants is just about the only good news I personally have ever … Continue reading

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Somebody Buy That Man A Clue

One wonders if even a cluebat would get it through John Podesta’s skull that he just might be wrong here: In a video interview posted on the newspaper’s website Monday, Podesta also bemoaned the present political climate in Washington and … Continue reading

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Red Storm Rising

How bad is it now that Evan Bayh has decided not to run for the Senate in November? Bad enough that a Democrat-affiliated polling outfit is frankly worried about the loss of the Senate: I can’t believe I’m saying this … Continue reading

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Buh Bayh

Charles Lane titles his take on Evan Bayh’s surprise announcement that he will not run for reelection in November, “Bayh to Obama: take this job and shove it.” That appears to be exactly what Bayh has just done: Millions of … Continue reading

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Uneasy Rider

We here at Blue Crab Boulevard have done yeoman’s work keeping the world informed of the behavior of alligators. The sneeky reptiles have been known to disguise themselves in order to trap unsuspecting humans. They have pretended to be doormats, … Continue reading

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“No Global Warming Since 1995”

So says Dr. Phil Jones, the scientist at the center of the leaked emails form the Climate Research Unit. Despite admitting that, Dr. Jones continues to insist that global warming is happening and is man made. But he also admits … Continue reading

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A Personal Note

My wife likes Subaru vehicles. She has owned three over the years. The first one was a first generation Legacy wagon that she put a lot of miles on over several years. She reluctantly gave that car up for a … Continue reading

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More Like Europe

Where a French bank is warning that the collapse of the Euro is inevitable? The European single currency is facing an ‘inevitable break-up’ a leading French bank claimed yesterday. Strategists at Paris-based Société Générale said that any bailout of the … Continue reading

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The Deaf “Elite”

Larry Kudlow: Rasmussen also reports that a full 83 percent of Americans blame the deficit on the unwillingness of politicians to cut government spending. And get this: In a whopper of a poll result, The New York Times reports that … Continue reading

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Prophet Motive

Via Memeorandum, two stories that have a weird juxtaposition. The first one: Many people in the U.S.—perhaps 20 million to 40 million—believe there will be a Second Coming in their lifetimes, followed by  the Rapture . In this event, they … Continue reading

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“Soporific, Sophomoric, Self-Flattering Conformism”

Mark Steyn: That’s Nick George: “9/11? I do it my way.” That’s the metrosexual ninny in the Audi ad: “Thinking the way everyone else thinks has never felt so cool.” The good news is, as in “Invasion of the Body … Continue reading

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Space: The Finale Frontier

Charles Krauthammer: By the end of this year, there will be no shuttle, no U.S. manned space program, no way for us to get into space. We’re not talking about Mars or the moon here. We’re talking about low-Earth orbit, … Continue reading

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So Much For Bipartisan

They are right back to the same, tired, old tricks. Harry Reid has yanked the (frankly rotten) attempt at a bipartisan “jobs” bill. Harry will now personally rewrite the bill: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) is rewriting a jobs … Continue reading

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