Are Democrats Smarter Than Republicans?
The Headlines say it all “Boehner offers debt-ceiling increase in cliff compromise” or “Boehner Reported to Offer Millionaire Tax Rate Increase.” Yet behind the headlines the meat of the stories shows House Speaker Boehner once again folding like a house of cards before President Obama and the Progressive juggernaut. Concerning the debt ceiling, while Mr. Obama wants a blank check Mr. Boehner offers to push | Read More »
Hail Hillary the Queen of 2016 and Woe to Her Republican Opponent
Re-posted from PJ Media Currently a royal movement is underway, already gathering strength, and great power throughout the media/entertainment centers of New York, Washington, Hollywood and the entire world, in anticipation of the future coronation of Queen Hillary. If you have any doubt just watch this recent video tribute in what is being called “Hillary’s First Campaign Video.” http://youtu.be/cgIK3LBc-GI (Sorry I can not post it directly.) Any Republican | Read More »
Obama v/s Clinton
In a speech today in Springfield, Ohio — Obama took the time to compare his presidency against that of Bill Clinton. He wanted to drive home the point that the two presidents enacted similar policies and that they worked back then and are working now. To put it simply, Obama said that both he and Clinton believed that — Bigger government = Bigger success for the middle | Read More »
Obama’s post-debate executive order path to re-election
Obamacare Lobbyist-in-Chief urges Obama to better feel voters’ pain while other Democrats demand get tough strategy The world changed for non-Democrats before the 2010 GOP election landslide, but since Pew, Gallup and Rasmussen only yesterday counted the right beans, Democrats and inside the beltway Republicans only just now joined the rest of us: President Barack Obama is getting conflicting advice on how to rebound from his | Read More »
A Missed Opportunity on Housing Policy
There’s nothing that exemplifies the deleterious effects of government intervention into the private sector than the housing market. Bill Clinton’s National Homeownership Strategy did to the housing sector what Obamacare will do for the healthcare sector. His administration created entire offices and programs dedicated to forcing banks to underwrite risky mortgages under the dubious goal of universal home ownership. Concurrently, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac | Read More »
Bill Clinton’s Bounce: How Media Conventional Wisdom Works
Polling is reflecting Bill Clinton’s bounce out of the Democratic National Convention. You wouldn’t know that if you listened to most of the media, but the bounce belonged not to Obama, but to Clinton. Fortunately for the GOP, Barack Obama is no Bill Clinton. It must privately grate on Barack Obama.The media narrative is all about Barack Obama. He’s going to win. He’s ahead. Forget | Read More »
Life On The Old Plantation – Mindless Lockstep At The DNC.
The lemmings go marching two by two… it’s the same oddball mishmash of fringe extreme left-wing wing nuts. This time with a really ominous refrain. The gaggle of misfits, malcontents and freeloaders came together three times to deny the very existence of God. From a biblical standpoint, probably not a smart thing to do. From a political standpoint, it may just have cost the DeMarxists | Read More »
Obama promises FDR-like experimentation during second Great Depression
I guess the private sector was doing fine then too, since the poor got to hear periodic fireside chats on the latest anti-business experiment Last night during his indoor speech accepting the presidential nomination of the Democratic Party in Charlotte, we finally got the non-Hope & Change truth from Barack Obama: And the truth is, it will take more than a few years for us to solve | Read More »
Clinton Just Sold Hillary Down the Road
If you’re looking for a man who knows how to spin yarns that will energize the Democratic base it appears Bill Clinton filled the bill. But, there remains the beginning of a very nasty story that will haunt Bill and Hillary Clinton clear into 2016. Bill Clinton a most charismatic speaker laid a bunch of political garbage on the American public that was not wise | Read More »
The Big Lie from Democrats’ Big Creep
America has never been a “you’re on your own, winner take all” society By most accounts, former President Bill Clinton delivered a rousing speech last night in Charlotte nominating President Barack Obama for re-election at the Democratic National Convention. Clinton summed up the choice Americans will face on Election Day, thusly: “The most important question is, what kind of country do you want to live in? | Read More »
CLINTON DNC Analysis: “You Will Feel It!” – or the Difference Between a Simile and Metaphor
“A metaphor is like a simile.” ~Author Unknown. I write historical, inspirational and thriller novels, containing a simile here and there, but mostly substance. Readers want plausible meat with their fantasy. So I write — making fiction believable; plots, intrigue, character development, strong beginnings and powerful endings happen–sometimes easy to accomplish in a “make believe world.” As I flipped between the NFL game and BILL CLINTON’s | Read More »
The Alternative Universe and the Media Feedback Loop
Yesterday in Charlotte the Democratic National Convention began as amateurishly as President Obama’s first term has been. Three times Mayor Villaraigosa of Los Angeles tried to get a majority of Democratic delegates to agree to add God and Jerusalem back into the Democratic Platform. Three times he failed. But on the third time, he declared he heard a two-thirds vote for changing the platform. Debbie | Read More »
My Take on Bill Clinton’s Speech
Bill Clinton always gives a great speech. I’m not going to knock his speech. Yes, it was filled with factual errors. But this was a convention speech. He played to the crowd and they were putty in his hands.I do think the delivery and pacing were a bit slow. I do think he shined best when either beating up the GOP, which he clearly enjoyed, | Read More »
The Big Creep: Not only isn’t Obama, Bill Clinton; neither is Bill Clinton
DNC threatens to out Black & White TV the RNC with tonight’s Der Schliekmeister rerun Even before my Summer of 2001 conservative epiphany after 18 years a Democratic Party official, I used to chastise fellow Democrats for emphasizing President Bill Clinton’s glib wit on TV as the main reason for their support. The presidency is not a TV show, I would urge. No, politicians should | Read More »
The Democrats Going To Charlotte
The Republican Party lost the White House to a vastly different Democratic Party in 1992 than the lost it to in 2008. The Democratic Party of 1992 represented an effort by the Democrats to communicate with poorer families, living in what are termed “working class neighborhoods.” The modern Democratic Party views these people as a legacy population that the state will just have to support. The difference in composition between the previous Democratic Party championed by Bill Clinton and the newer Democratic Party represented by Barack Obama has led to a situation that has put Barack Obama squarely on the defensive for the past three years of his Presidency. It may well have been the final impetus for The Jacksonian uprising that dubbed itself The Tea Party.
Joel Kotkin writes in the Daily Beast about this phenomenon. He opines that “Barack Obama’s New Chicago Politics Abandon Bill Clinton’s Winning Coalition.” He makes some particularly valid points about the Democratic Party and its new coalition that properly address the New Left gravamen of the Democratic Party. This explains well the policy choices this organization would make if they were given unlimited power.
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