Gov.-elect Cuomo Opposes KSM Trial in NY; Libs Fear the Rule of Law
The Miami Herald: New York Gov.-elect Andrew Cuomo says he’s against trying the professed mastermind of the Sept. 11 terror attacks in his state. This comes a day after that most political of U.S. Attorneys General, Eric Holder, announced he was close to a decision on where KSM is to be tried (this assumes that Holder is still hellbent on trying these terrorists in the | Read More »
Our “moral superiors” in Congress, almost all Democrats and some Republicans, passed the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act last year; in the House, 70 Republicans joined all but 8 Democrats to vote for this drek (Senator-elect John Boozman, as the congressman of Arkansas’ 3rd district, voted against it, as did the soon-to-be Speaker John Boehner; good for them); in the Senate, the only | Read More »
It’s Veterans Day – Hug a Vet
There are two veterans in my family, my father and his brother, my uncle. Uncle was in WWII. He entered combat in eastern France at the beginning of 1945. His unit fought across the Maginot Line, fought across the line, then fought in southwestern Germany until V-E Day. He then spent the next year as part of the occupying forces before being mustered out. Dad | Read More »
Obama’s Dept. of Interior: Criminal, Incompetent, or a Combination of Both – UPDATE
Via Memeorandum, Politico reports that Interior’s Inspector General released a report of the Department of Interior’s politicized handling of the 6-month offshore drilling moratorium. In addition to personnel at the DOI, the IG skewers the White House’s unconfirmed “Energy Czar” Carol Browner and her staff. The IG report shows another example of the “Keystone Kops” method of running government used by the people in this | Read More »
Yes, Olbermann. Didn’t watch it. Spoiler alert (if you really care): Allah has the details. There are two Mediaite clips over there, one from what is apparently the beginning of the show (yes, I chuckled), and one from what I gather was the end. Further spoiler alert. In the second clip, he actually is gracious enough to thank Jonah Goldberg, Bill Kristol, and Dana Loesch | Read More »
My Health Insurance Premiums Increased 11%
This is the time of year for many employees to select their health insurance options for the upcoming year. To keep the same policy, my health insurance premiums will increase 11%. I could change options, but this is the option that is most feasible. Obama and the Democrats claimed that their new law (and it is THEIR new law) would lower costs. We knew that | Read More »
It Is To Laugh; Community-Based Reality Goes Off The Deep End
Olbermann is back on TV tonight. My response? Meh. I won’t watch him. I expect he will follow Rachel Maddow’s lead and blame Fox News for MSNBC’s policy (Vermont’s socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders wants the government to stop Comcast from acquiring NBC and MSNBC from GE for the same reason). Johnny Dollar does a great job of ripping Maddow and MSNBC a new one (Read | Read More »
Charts of the Day
(Via Jim Hoft) During the clock-cleaning that Sharron Angle delivered to Harry Reid at their one and only debate, the embattled Senate Majority Leader claimed that President Clinton left his successor, President George W. Bush, a $7 trillion surplus. Like myself, I’ve no doubt there are millions of people wondering from which orifice Mr. Reid pulled that from. Looking at the chart, there were three | Read More »
Video: Senator Ma’am, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot?
This…is…painful… From Greg Hengler, via Allah: Sarah Palin. Christine O’Donnell. Sharron Angle. Michelle Bachmann. Going through the left blogosphere, or listening to the liberals in the media and Hollywood, all you hear and read about these women is how they haven’t got brains enough to be in Congress or the White House. And yet these same liberals are all great supporters of the woman in | Read More »
If Democrats Would Only Admit Their Hypocrisy…
…but alas, it won’t happen. The Democratic National Committee has recently lent its voice to the false charges being laid against the Chamber of Commerce and American Crossroads, a group that Karl Rove is associated with. Spokesmen at the DNC and Crossroads are engaged in a war of words that started yesterday with DNC spokesman Brad Woodhouse: Democratic National Committee communications director Brad Woodhouse is | Read More »
Watch How Sharron Angle Turns a Liberal Into a Blithering Idiot
To answer John Cole’s question at the end of this quite rude rebuttal to a piece by libertarian Tunku Varadarajan (Varadarajan calls himself that), I would say liberals. The key sentence from Varadarajan that Cole takes issue with is this: The big-government Bush Republicans have already been punished;… Cole becomes really incensed: It is almost like he is unaware that McConnell and Boehner and all | Read More »
DADT No Longer Enforceable; Epic Democratic Fail
Yesterday, U.S. District Court Judge Virgina A. Phillips, a Clinton appointee who ruled a month ago that Clinton’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy (DADT), used by the military to discharge homosexual members who have made their orientation public, was unconstitutional, issued an injunction yesterday to stop the federal government from enforcing DADT. I went through the ruling and have to say that if I were | Read More »
Obamacare Judge: Americans are the Federal Government’s Serfs
Full Disclosure: I am not a lawyer nor a trained legal scholar. District Court Judge George Caram Steeh, a Clinton appointee, issued a ruling yesterday regarding Obamacare in Thomas More Law Center, et al. v. Obama, et al. (TMLC). Reading through his “judicial” opinion, I got the sense that the most pertinent parts were written by a Democratic political operative, not a judge; it’s the | Read More »
NYT’s David Leonhardt Distorts History; What A Shock
Lefty David Leonhardt has a piece in the New York Times that, surprisingly supports the idea that tax cuts can be used to restart the economy. While he gets some of it right, like where these tax cuts can be directed, he deliberately understates the effects of both the Reagan and Bush tax cuts, and distorts the history of both. Plus, he acts as a | Read More »
Obama’s Iraq Speech: WTF?!?
Couldn’t you just feeeel the emotion in the air during the speech that Obama gave last night? That air of excitement, the anticipation? Me neither.
To The Troops
This is the first of two posts I will have following President’s Obama’s speech on the end of Operation Iraqi Freedom. This post is to the troops from me. Thank you. God bless you. You’ve done everything you were asked to do, you’ve done everything you were ordered to do. Not only did you do the most difficult job an American can do, and be | Read More »
What Rights Have the Moonbats Taken Away From Americans?
I was in a conversation with a liberal and was asked what rights I’ve lost due to moonbats like him. Little does the individual know that it is quite a lot. I’ll list them out in order of the Amendments in the Bill of Rights. By no means is this an exclusive list (that is, I’m sure there are other items I didn’t list).
Krugman: Americans are Slaves to the Federal Government
Sometimes, ya just gotta do it, even if it makes you feel dirty. Reading Paul Krugman that is. Take today’s column; according to Krugman, the money we Americans earn for our work, whether it’s in our own businesses or from an employer, is actually the federal government’s money. How else can one explain this sentence: But these same politicians are eager to cut checks averaging | Read More »
Where the Left’s Logic Takes a Vacation
Both Steve Benen and Matt Yglesias address a particular item regarding Sharron Angle in an interview she did with the New York Times. The exchange: Q. Did Keynesian economics, the stimulus spending, work in the Depression of the ’30s? A. No. And I think history has really proven that to be true. Most economists agree that the thing that really worked, which is a sad | Read More »
Just How Tolerant Is The Left?
As they are always ready to tell everyone, those on the Left say they are morally superior human beings for their tolerance, because if they are in charge, everything will be done correctly. Take the Ground Zero mosque, for instance. The tolerance of those on the Left has gone so far as to extending their support for having the mosque built, at least to verbally | Read More »