Job Creation and EPA Enforcement Philosophy – Coincidence With Roots
“…the soldiers out of rage and hatred, nailed those they caught, one after one way, and another after another, to the crosses, by way of jest.” – Flavius Josephus (HT:Wikipedia) In the video above, Al Armendariz discusses how his agency should enforce regulations on Oil and Gas extraction firms. The term crucifixion enters into the discussion. I’m sure it was just a rhetorical flourish in | Read More »
The Plusses, Minuses and Pleasant Surprises From Mitt Romney
Did you know that the GOP held five Presidential primaries yesterday? Maybe; maybe not. However, given that data point, you all can tell me exactly who won all five of them. Mitt Romney will be the GOP nominee.
Failed Leaders With Failed Agendas Always Blame The Speculators
It’s worth noting that, although the President of the United States hasn’t the power of Generalisimo Chavez, Pres. Obama’s attacks on speculators are just as politically opportunistic and economically ignorant – and potentially as destructive – as are any such attacks issued by Latin American dictators… – Don Boudreaux, Café Hayek. If anyone out there still needed a primer on why a Government-Centered Society was | Read More »
Look Into A Distant Mirror
“The behaviour depicted absolutely violates our regulations and, more importantly, our core values,” he said. “This is not who we are and it is certainly not who we represent when it comes to the great majority of men and women in uniform who are serving there. This is war. I know war is ugly and is violent. I know that young people sometimes caught up | Read More »
Why Should David Parker Resign?
The North Carolina Democratic Party State Chairman David Parker has encountered a passel of trouble. It seems his Executive Director-cum-Hatchet-Man Jay Parmley was caught homosexually harassing an employee and responded by firing the individual in question. He then attempted to conceal the sordid and predatory turn of events by bribing this individual into signing a non-disclosure form. The rank-and-file Democrats are disgusted and have become | Read More »
More broadly, ….those who donated the most to Mr. Obama and the Democratic Party ….were far more likely to visit the White House than others. Among donors who gave $30,000 or less, about 20 percent visited the White House, according to a New York Times analysis that matched names in the visitor logs with donor records. But among those who donated $100,000 or more, the | Read More »
Les Miserables II
“Once I was in the state legislature, I was teaching, I was practicing law, I’d be traveling,” he said. “And we didn’t have the luxury for her not to work….” (HT:CNSnews) OK. So Hillary Rosen inserts foot in mouth up to knee and requires immediate medical evacuation as far away from a live microphone as possible. That’s OK, we get it. She, like Huey “The | Read More »
If Raising The Romney’s Five Kids Involved Work, The Obama Administration Would Underpay Her For It.
For a while I was just stunned to learn that the terrific, sensitive, caring and wonderful President who gave America The Lilly Ledbetter Act was deliberately and systematically underpaying his female employees. That was until Hillary Rosen filled us in on what the Obama White House really thinks about “The Little Woman.”
Marx Did Once Predict The State Would Wither….
It seems our glorious POTUS has dropped a lot of weight…. Consider this an open thread.
Fables Of A Reality Based Community
An urban legend, urban myth, urban tale, or contemporary legend, is a form of modern folklore consisting of stories that may or may not have been believed by their tellers to be true. As with all folklore and mythology, the designation suggests nothing about the story’s veracity, but merely that it is in circulation, exhibits variation over time, and carries some significance that motivates the | Read More »
A Silence Louder Than Words
Are you feeling economically disadvantaged? Want to make $10,000 really fast? We have just the deal for you. You too can take up a career in vigilante justice. All you have to do is burn your conscience in a bonfire and head over to newblackpanther.com for all the fascinating details. You see, The New Black Panthers have expressed profound dissatisfaction with the fact that nobody | Read More »
Mr. Derbyshire; Two Wrongs *Bo Not* Make Anything Equal
As a sociology experiment this fine Monday I’d like everyone to watch a video. This video features an odious and detestable racist. Behold a man who has literally used racism to continue in public life despite a criminal record of prostitution and drugs. A man whose criminal defense argument when caught perusing said hookers and smoking a chemical derivative of said Bolivian Marching Powder was | Read More »
Restoring America’s Image In The World; The Canadian Edition
Now, in fairness though I’ve got to say that Canada’s interests here are a little bit different. And particularly, I might as well be frank, particularly in light of the…of the interim decision at least on Keystone. …. Our energy [issue] is the necessity of diversifying our energy export markets. We can not be, as a country, in a situation where really our one energy | Read More »
How Phoenix, AZ Got A Bite At The Apple
So Gov. Rick Perry seems to have gotten over the entire debacle that was his run for The GOP nomination and gone back to doing what Governor Perry does well. He’s on the phone swinging deals to bring jobs and power down South to The Rio Grande. Well not quite that far South, he’s targeting Austin, TX instead. The Austin American-Statesman reveals details. Apple Inc. | Read More »
The Emperor Needs A New Diaper
I like and appreciate both Moe Lane and Leon Wolf. I’ve been rewarded vastly beyond my limited abilities getting to front page on this blog with them both. However, they’ve each made a serious error in judgment this week which I’ll hopefully rectify in today’s issue of Repair_Man_Jack. Leon and Moe have both weighed in on Admiral Obama’s reckless sortie athwart the iniquitous US Supreme | Read More »
Constitutionality And Thoughtcrime
I appreciate it when Dahlia Lithwick writes more often for Slate Magazine. It’s hard arguing that Liberals lack any fundamental gravamen or intellectual perspicacity without compelling, in print, visual evidence. She entitled her 22 March missive “It’s Not About the Law, Stupid…. Next week’s health care argument before the Supreme Court is all about optics, politics, and public opinion.” In so doing, she just summed | Read More »
“Then he shall take the two goats, and set them before The Lord at the door of the tent of meeting; and Aaron shall cast lots upon the two goats, one lot for The Lord and the other lot for Azazel. And Aaron shall present the goat on which the lot fell for The Lord, and offer it as a sin offering; but the goat | Read More »
Budgets Force Choices.
“A budget is values,” says Douglas Holtz-Eakin, former head of the Congressional Budget Office and an adviser to John McCain’s 2008 presidential campaign. “When you put together a budget, you display where you’re going to put the nation’s resources and what you care about.” (HT:Washingtonexaminer) Something went wrong with the universe after the Puerto Rican GOP Primary. Mitt Romney not only made an accidental relevant | Read More »
The Worm On The Board Of Apple
With Steve Jobs now safely on permanent TDY to Heaven, Apple Corporation is now the target for years of pent up frustrations. The charming paragon of journalistic integrity, Mike Daisy, has accused the corporation of outsourcing manufacturing jobs to a Chinese Gulag/Sweatshop called Foxconn. Foxconn workers presumably worked 12-hour shifts on the line with nothing in their stomachs beyond a biscuit and some tea. This | Read More »
There Will Be A Reckoning Against These People.
Nancy Pelosi’s lovely and talented daughter Alexandra seems to be hearing dog-whistles again. If I were as intolerant as Ms. Pelosi and her ideological buddy “Comedian” Bill Maher, the punch lines from this opening sentence would abound. In a recent safari to the American wilds of Mississippi, she caught the following footage of that curious species Redneckus Americanus frolicking in its native abode.