Monthly Archives: March 2010

Leftist Hack: “Criticism Of Democrats Or Obama = Journalistic Malpractice”

And tools like this wonder why they are routinely dismissed by the American people: One question has tugged at my professional conscience throughout the year-long congressional debate over health-care reform, and it has nothing to do with the public option, … Continue reading

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Wrong Bill, Wrong Time

You really, really have to go over and read the entire column by Shikha Dalmia over at Forbes. No, really, you do. A very, very brief excerpt from a must-read: In fact, the real reason why ObamaCare is so unpopular … Continue reading

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Pickett’s Charge Redux

Dick Morris: And now the House Democrats line up at the instruction of their blind commanders for a final charge into glory as they battle to foist a health care system on a country that neither wants it nor can … Continue reading

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Rhymes With Pies

Matt Welch: Obama’s dishonesty, by contrast, seems to spring from a different place. As a man who has spent most of his career wowing people with his words and very little of it converting those words into deeds, he has … Continue reading

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The Chicago Way In Washington

Well, yeah. “There’s a reason that this has all happened, frankly one that I had not realized,” Massa said on WKPQ radio on Sunday. “Mine is now the deciding vote on the health care bill, and this administration and this … Continue reading

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Watery Brew

Glenn Reynolds: “Deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.” This is boilerplate American history, and something that Americans — and, in particular, America’s political class — have long taken for granted. But now things are looking a … Continue reading

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How To Destroy An Economy

The CBO looks at Obama’s budgets: If President Obama’s 2011 budget were put into effect as proposed, the U.S. federal government would add an estimated $9.8 trillion to the country’s accrued debt over the next decade, according to a preliminary … Continue reading

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You Say It’s Better, U-6 Says Otherwise

Gee, only 36,000 jobs disappeared in America last month! Everything is coming up roses! We’re in the money! You’re out of the woods, America! That’s the spin today. Unfortunately, the U-6 tells a completely different story. What’s the U-6, U … Continue reading

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The New Rich

USA Today brings out yet another shocker: Federal pay exceeds that of private sector jobs of the same type. And the Federal benefits for those lavishly paid positions are absolutely obscene: Overall, federal workers earned an average salary of $67,691 … Continue reading

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Running On Empty

Or what? White House press secretary Robert Gibbs is ratcheting up the pressure on Congress to complete health-care legislation, setting March 18 as the deadline by which a final bill should be passed. Noting that President Obama leaves that day … Continue reading

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Flash!

Ships and passengers frozen in ice near Sweden: Thirty to 40 ships — including several passenger ships — were stuck Thursday in ice off the coast of Sweden, said a spokesman for the Maritime Search and Rescue Center in Gothenburg, … Continue reading

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The Reality

The reality is that the White House wants to force House Democrats to pass the Senate bill. The supposed “fixes” that will be applied to that bill via reconciliation are being touted as the reason that House Democrats should simply … Continue reading

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Pay For Play?

The Weekly Standard: So, Scott Matheson appears to have the credentials to be a judge, but was his nomination used to buy off his brother’s vote? Consider Congressman Matheson’s record on the health care bill. He voted against the bill … Continue reading

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The Multi-Pronged Disconnect

Deaf to America: That was nothing, though, compared to the multi-pronged Democratic disconnect on health care. It was clear early on that the public wanted the president and Congress to focus on the economy, especially after the evidence mounted that … Continue reading

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The Culture Of Corruption

And Democrat Charlie Rangel is gone – sort of. Sources say Harlem Democrat Charles Rangel will step down as chairman of the powerful House Ways and Means Committee soon, NBC News has learned. He may make the move as early … Continue reading

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