Hey Girl, It’s Joe Biden.
A new site is up, Hey Girl It’s Joe Biden Here is one of my favorites: Joe is truly a gift for which we should all be thankful. The more we can make Obama-Biden the object of ridicule the better our chances of tilting this race into a relative landslide. I think 53-47 with 320 electoral votes is do-able.
Why Mediscare Won’t Work This Time
The Democrat Party is about to find out that crying wolf once too often is a really bad decision. The Democrats have long been the party of no shame. While politics in general is a bare-knuckle sport, the Party of the Jackass has long been more willing to exaggerate, glad-hand, lie, cheat and steal their way to power than have the stiff necked Republicans. Scaring | Read More »
Paul Ryan May Be the Ross Perot of 2012
Yesterday I noticed the headline of this piece by Virginia Postrel on Bloomberg.com and immediately thought “that is right!”. However Postrel was making a case about policy issues while my thoughts were of a more organic nature. Some background. In early 1992 George Bush the Elder seemed to be on the cusp of a walk to re-election. In the wake of Desert Storm his approval | Read More »
Eight Reasons Paul Ryan Was A Great Choice
8. A fresh face but too well known to be Palinized. 7. Youth and energy. 6. Looks like the paper boy who you wished your daughter would date. 5. Speaks well and sincerely. 4. Modest blue-collar origins. 3. Proven vote getter in a Democrat leaning district. 2. Can debate well and make liberals look stupid without appearing angry or mean. 1. Knows the federal budget | Read More »
Pessimism on the Right is misplaced.
There seems to be a cottage industry of center-right opinion generators who have recently begun mumbling gloom and doom for the Romney campaign. These “experts” seem to be bothered mainly because Mitt Romney trails the President by a point or two in most national polling. As awful as Obama is, they say, Romney should be polling better. They are wrong. Let’s go back and look | Read More »
Rush to Judgement: The Penn State Fiasco
I am not a Penn State football fan. I am not a college football fan. While I have a mild interest in the major spectator sports, my attention has been attenuated in recent decades by the culture of dueling millionaires whining about how bad they have it. At one time I admired Joe Paterno because of his sterling record of no NCAA sanctions and his | Read More »
Absent a vigorous people, government will waste and fritter and grow.
Over the past century we Americans have gotten lazy and flaccid. Collectively we have ceded our independence and responsibility to the government and thus to a ruling class of charlatans. Until a majority of Americans are willing to honestly face up to our personal culpability in our fiscal and cultural mess, we will continue to elect mollycoddlers and they will continue to tell us what | Read More »
Big Government Virginia Republicans
Is not the Republican Party the party that supports a return to small government and thinning out the regulation jungle? Aren’t Republicans the ones who always promise to lower the barriers to economic activity and growth? Don’t Republicans routinely tout their support and adoration for small business? As a retail business owner in Virginia I recently received the following notice: The 2012-2014 Appropriations Act | Read More »
I’m Also Not Down On John Roberts
“It seems very, very clear to me in reviewing John Roberts’ decision that he is playing a much longer game than us and can afford to with a life tenure. And he probably just handed Mitt Romney the White House.” That quote from Erick’s post sums up my feelings completely. Over the past five years I have gained a ton of respect for John Roberts. | Read More »
Huff Po’s anti-Gallup FAIL
Today in an impressively long and graph filled piece at Huffington Post , Mark Blumenthal dissects certain aspects of the Gallup Poll. After a short preamble he begins the piece thusly: Over the past few years, however, polling junkies have noticed something curious: Gallup’s polls have produced results that appear slightly but consistently more negative to President Obama than those produced by other firms. The | Read More »