The New “C” Word
“Compromise has become a dirty word,” Obama lamented as congressional leaders groped for a way out of a looming crisis.” [Per Associated Press, by David Espo] Indeed. It seems the more ironic (if not jaw-droppingly obtuse) the statement this President makes, the more often he accidentally says something true. It does not rival the almost transcendental nature of “Don’t call my bluff,” which is logically | Read More »
“Perry is Gay”: Sure, Why Not?
I’ve lived in Texas my entire life, currently in what could be considered a Liberal enclave in Houston. I pay attention to politics, follow the news and keep myself abreast of current events. So when I read of the “rumors swirling” regarding Rick Perry, I was interested if only because they had evidently managed to elude my notice for many years. This morning offered my | Read More »
Loaves and Fishes Economics
If you ever want to see the Progressive thought process reach the wall that divides us, there is a simple formula. Posit that a man is worth fifty million dollars, or any amount large enough to gain attention. Then ask what that man’s income tax burden necessarily is. A Progressive/Liberal/Democrat will claim it depends upon tax rates and any other number of factors, thus the | Read More »
The Obama Tax Cut
There is talk that Obama and the Democrats may be considering an “October surprise,” concerning the continuation of the Bush tax cuts. This raises a few issues, to put it gently. First, these are the Bush tax cuts. They have been described as such for too many years for the appellation to be easily changed, and whenever a Democrat used the term it was always | Read More »
Barry’s Reading Room
Given this latest and greatest gaffe regarding the WTC Murder Mosque, and with disaster consistent with every plan, Bill, idea and effort to which Obama’s name can be affixed, added to the fact that it is now only too evident things will get worse, not better: Has anyone considered the eventual Obama Presidential Library? What will comprise the thing? A Saudi-donated Koran, a copy of | Read More »
The Reality Show Presidency
How else could a low-level Chicago pol of no provable accomplishment beyond his ostensible schooling, with a background that could not only not survive an FBI background check, but of an upbringing so teeming with questionable individuals and travels it would actually initiate such a check of its own accord, how else could such a man find himself where he does today?
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Manufactured Crisis Lite
For the foreseeable future (read November), each and every time Americans take a small step forward and accomplish something towards undoing the damage currently being committed and contemplated, there will be cries of Racism. The charge will not necessarily make an ounce of sense, fit the context of the moment in any way, and may even be brought against people of the race supposedly being | Read More »