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 »
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 »
Mitt Romney and John F. Kerry – Parallel Lives?
It is not histories I am writing, but lives; and in the most glorious deeds there is not always an indication of virtue of vice, indeed a small thing like a phrase or a jest often makes a greater revelation of a character than battles where thousands die. – Plutarch (HT: Livius.org) History doesn’t tend to repeat itself in completely sinusoidal fashion. It does, however | Read More »
Louis XI Could Save France. Al Gore and Barack Obama Can Not Save America.
King Louis XI was a hated man. His passing was not mourned by his subjects and his feudal vassals undoubtedly emitted a great sigh of relief upon his expiration. Louis XI schemed, tricked, back-knifed, bribed and practiced all the numerous black arts of political skullduggery. He had no great moral difficulty with killing his brothers or his dad. He did all this in service of | Read More »
Our Ignorance Is His Strength
Promoted by Jeff President Barack Obama refuses to release mid year budget numbers on the traditional reporting date. He has put this off until Congress goes into recess for the summer. He does so because he wants both houses of Congress to pass expensive legislation and then adjourn for their August break without the public knowing how poorly Presbud2009 is currently performing. The Associated Press | Read More »