It’s The Wrong Way or The Highway With Senator Harry Reid
Sen. Reid: “The only compromise that there is, is mine.” – (Via RealClearPolitics.) Apparently, Senator Reid has been re-reading the Brezhnev Doctrine. What belongs to Senator Reid belongs to Senator Reid. That which other people are allowed to own is negotiable. Reid is essentially threatening to kill the Boehner Bill over a few billion dollars of cuts and the requirement that the debt ceiling be | Read More »
The US Senate Can Make Obama Into Nero
Anyone who is not in power in American politics fears the potential havoc that could be wrecked by an Imperial Presidency. Simply by declaring “I am the decider,” George W. Bush put the fear of Dog Almighty into the Godless left. “I won.” Had a similarly galvanizing effect on Conservative opposition to Barack Obama in the United States. While logical people, both Right and Left, | Read More »
Government Class At Atlanta Public Schools
The teacher corps of Atlanta’s public schools recently did terrible things. The schools elected to pursue a policy of directed, managed and administratively enforced dishonesty with regards to nationally mandated standardized testing. They did this in response to the fundamental cupidity and evilness of Atlanta’s School Superintendent Beverly Hall. Yet the perverse incentives, mandated by the No Child Left Behind Law, fueled Beverly Hill’s career | Read More »
J-E-T-S, Jets! Jets! Jets!
“If we do not have revenues, that means there are a bunch of kids out there who do not have college scholarships,” Obama said. “[It] might compromise the National Weather Services. It means we might not be funding critical medical research. It means food inspection might be compromised. I’ve said to Republican leaders, ‘You go talk to your constituents and ask them, “Are you willing | Read More »
Our Nation Is All About The Choices We Make
GOP Willing To Sacrifice Sacred Defense Cow For A Debt Ceiling Deal Recent HuffPo acquisition, Business Insider Personally, I find this decision to compromise more of an outrage than the Huffpo Insider headline. According to a somewhat more trustworthy source of news and information than Huffpo Insider, there actually is a substance behind this particular instance of political snootiness from the typical troglodytes of the | Read More »
When Too Much Is Asked Failure Is Predictable
“The Corps of Engineers has completely and totally let us down,” Gary Grittner, a Fort Pierre resident, said. “We, the people of Fort Pierre and Pierre, are paying the price for incompetence on the part of the Corps of Engineers.” – Sioux City Journal Overall, court records reviewed by The Washington Times show at least 170 confirmed falsifications of interviews or record checks and more | Read More »
It’s Not About A Budget, or An Economy, It’s About The Future of The Republic.
“Whither is God,” he cried. “I shall tell you. We have killed him – you and I. All of us are murderers…. God is dead. God remains dead. And we have killed him…” Nietsche, The Gay Science, section 126, 1882 Economist and Washington Post editorialist Robert Samuelson pointed out the obvious in his condign criticism of Barack Obama’s State of The Obama Address. We, our | Read More »