Obama Administration to abort life-saving policies.
The Bush Administration is finally set to alter regulations to allow doctors and other health care professionals a “right to conscience,” allowing them not to participate in medical procedures, such as abortion and infanticide, which stand opposed to their moral underpinnings. To wit: The ‘provider conscience’ rule applies to any procedure performed in a federally funded medical setting that “violate(s) an individual’s conscience,” but it | Read More »
Newt: “Leave Barack Alone!”
We have been instructed by Newt to stop talking stop including Obama in the Cook County Political Mafia (Daley-Blago-Obama-”Rahmbo”-etc). We must leave Barack alone and allow him to transcend our lives and vanquish our sufferings. In a time when America is facing real challenges, Republicans should be working to help the incoming President succeed in meeting them, regardless of his Party. From now until the | Read More »
“Rahmbo’s Number Five” (a song parody)
[This is just a parody.] Rahmbo Number Five (as rendered by President-elect Barack Hussein Obama) Bloggers and G-Men, This is Rahmbo’s number five Five, four, three, two one, I might be the President with the Smoking Gun, From Cook County near the river. My pals say they want a Senate seat But I really don’t wanna Pay-for-play. It’s not in my range, So I keep | Read More »
The Sunday Morning Talk Shows: The Review
Sunday, December 14, 2008 PREFACE: On ABC’s This Week, John McCain said that he was the “loyal opposition,” stressing “loyal.” He insisted that now was the time when everyone should “work together” to solve our nation’s problems. No, there was nothing about “stand up and fight.” That was yesterday’s cry. On FOX News Sunday, Senator Bob Corker still insists that they can deal with the | Read More »
Dan Rostenkowsi thinks Blago is a crook
Oh, man. Well, this one is described as being: “Dan Rostenkowski, the son of a ward boss who became a legendary congressman, on why Gov. Blagojevich shouldn’t tar a whole city.” Dan Rostenkowski begins: During my career as a public official, I always tried to steer away from the minority of my colleagues who viewed public service as a potential commercial enterprise. They’ve always been | Read More »
The Sunday Morning Talk Shows: preview
For Sunday, December 14, 2008 FOX News Sunday (FNS): Host Chris Wallace talks with Senator Bob Corker of Tennessee and Democrat Senator Debbie Stabenow of Michigan. This Week (ABC): Host George Stephanopoulos has John McCain. Meet the Press (NBC): Moderator Tom Brokaw, I think, talks to Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm, Mitt Romney, former HP President Carly Fiorina, Wal-Mart President and | Read More »
Will Al Franken actually become a U.S. Senator?
[NOTE: I wrote this story, but Brian beat me to the front page report. I offer it here as a diary, something of a diversion.] Raise a stein for Franken! The Minnesota Board of Canvassers has voted unanimously to suggest that county boards to count all ballots which Norm Coleman tried to have thrown out as inconclusive to which comedian Al Franken replied, Nuh-huh!” Ballgame | Read More »
Topinka’s last ad against Blago in 2006. She knew.
When Illinois’ Republican State Treasurer Judy Baar Topinka challenged not-so-popular Dem Governor Rod Blagojevich in 2006, she lost by 10 points. The Illinois electorate so wanted to vote Democrat that they got this — from the Daley, Obama, Rahmbo, Blago Democrat machine — as described in Topinka’s final political ad. (HT, Chris Cillizza via Hoosier Access.
Paper: Romney to run in 2012, but his PAC has been baaaaad.
Mitt Romney’s hometown paper, the Boston Globe, reports that Romney is already moving towards a Presidential run in 2012. You see, Romney opened a PAC, the Free and Strong America political action committee, ostensibly for helping other Republican candidates. Romney has raised $2.1-million for such purposes, said he, but only 12% has been used for such. The rest, the paper reports, has gone to Romney’s | Read More »
The New York Times will work for food
Maybe we could offer to lend them cardboard boxes for shelter. The Old, Gray Drunk Lady has run out of money and is running out of options to remain solvent: The New York Times Company plans to borrow up to $225 million against its mid-Manhattan headquarters building, to ease a potential cash flow squeeze as the company grapples with tighter credit and shrinking profits. [ | Read More »
The Sunday Morning Talk Shows – The Review
December 7, 2008. PREFACE: On FOX News Sunday, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice told host Chris Wallace that she thinks the Mumbai attacks plot might have originated “on Pakistani soil,” but she believes that the government of Pak was not involved. The two countries but now work together in concert with the United States. Next on FNS, Carl Levin demanded that the execs of the | Read More »
The Sunday Morning Talk Shows: preview
For Sunday, December 7, 2008 FOX News Sunday (FNS): Host Chris Wallace will talk to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, then he turns to Carl Levin & Richard Shelby about the auto bailout. This Week (ABC): Host George Stephanopoulos chats with… Condy Rice. Meet the Press (NBC): Moderator Tom Brokaw talks to the President-elect of the United States, Barack Obama. Face the Nation (CBS): Host | Read More »
From beyond the grave: Fidel offers to meet with Obama
The Times of London has for the first time revealed that former Cuban dictator Fidel Castro (deceased) has offered to meet with U.S. President-elect Obama. “With Obama, talks could happen anywhere he wants,” the former head of the Communist regime wrote in the latest of a series of columns he has published in state-run media since falling ill in 2006. His remarks follow an offer | Read More »
“Bush is too stoopid to read books when he leaves office.”
He’s too stoopid, or so said NBC News Washington Bureau chief Mark Whitaker to MSNBC’s Chris Matthews, Wednesday: WHITAKER: I don’t think one of the least intellectually curious presidents we’ve had is going…is going to spend his retirement writing books or probably even reading books. However, look… MATTHEWS: This is why they hate us, Mark. This is why–this is why they hate us. The media | Read More »
Karl Rove tells them: This is continuity, not change.
Perhaps we did not purchase the bill of goods, but 68,588,471 American voters, most still alive and voting only once, were sold the campaign schtick – hopeCHANGEhope – and now they’re learning about it from Karl Rove. On their home turf, NBC’s Today program, Karl Rove reviews their messiah’s national security & foreign policy team and tells them this: The team represents, to a substantial | Read More »
The Sunday Morning Talk Shows – preview
For Sunday, November 30, 2008 FOX News Sunday (FNS): Host Chris Wallace, or someone, talks to Senator Lindsey Graham and Governor Claire McCaskill about Obama’s foreign policy team. This Week (ABC): Host George Stephanopoulos, or someone, talks to Senators Jack Reed and Dick Lugar about the terror attacks in Mumbai. Meet the Press (NBC): Moderator Tom Brokaw, or someone, talks to Laura Bush and Ted | Read More »
Tom Friedman is a punk rocker!
It’s an old Ramones song, ‘cept that one was about Sheena (is a punk rocker). This is about New York Times columnist Tom Friedman, who has proposed that Hank Paulson resign and President Bush replace him at the Treasury Department with this Geittner fellow. Otherwise, he intones, we’re all gonna die. Okay, Friedman, let’s replace the entire cabinet with Obama’s peeps! And we’d replace Josh | Read More »
Let’s party in the center with Senator Anonymous!
Unnamed Senator talks to Roger Simon of Politico.com: “I don’t think we have learned much from the election in terms of what people want to see,” he says. “We have the same gridlock.” By the “same gridlock,” he means that party hard-liners, both Democrats and Republicans, will remain in control of the machinery of Congress. And that means more of the same. It means more | Read More »
The Sunday Morning Talk Shows: The Review
Sunday, November 23, 2008 PREFACE: On FNS, David Axelrod said that his role in the Obama Administration will be working with the President on the communications end of it, not policy formation. Next on FNS, House Republican leader John Boehner refused any blame for the House Republicans’ 50-seat losses in the last two elections. He said that the GOP has to again become a party | Read More »
The Sunday Morning Talk Shows: a preview
For Sunday, November 23, 2008 FOX News Sunday (FNS): Host Chris Wallace hosts Obama political op David Axelrod and House Republican Leader John Boehner & House Dem Leader Steny Hoyer. This Week (ABC): Host George Stephanopoulos chats with Axelrod, Chuckie Schumer, and Senator Richard Shelby. Meet the Press (NBC): Moderator Tom Brokaw (?) talks to James Baker, former Clinton commerce secretary William Daley, and Joe | Read More »