It’s become clear that today’s public-sector union bosses do not understand (or care) that their insanely irresponsible practices of demanding “more, more and more” from taxpayers can only result in bankrupting an already-broken system of tax and spend politics.
Hey, tell me again just how much of a drag Clint Eastwood was on the Republican party: Yup, so much of a drag that American Crossroads will be running that ad in “Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Nevada, New Hampshire, Ohio and Virginia.” But, Moe! – I hear you cry? Aren’t those swing states? Why, yes, they are – although by my count the ad’s superfluous | Read More »
Our Tampa odyssey began early the Saturday morning preceding the convention. We arrived in Tampa around lunch time, and the airport was abuzz with arriving delegates and greeters from Tampa, including a barber shop quartet which serenaded arriving visitors. My wife and I grabbed the keys to our rental car and headed west to Safety Harbor, a small Tampa suburb where the Tennessee delegation would | Read More »
What a difference a speech makes. As Ari Fleischer noted on CNN, the same media that was cool with the shallow vapidity of hope and change in 2008 is now demanding specifics from Mitt Romney. Last night in Tampa, he gave the one set of specifics he needed to give — a course correction.The Democrats are screaming that it is a return to the 1950’s, | Read More »
To my Conservative Friends: I have been receiving emails and phone calls over the past week from my Conservative and liberal friends alike saying to me – “Mike – You gotta see Gran Torino!!” So, in the middle of the snow storm on Saturday night, I trekked out to see the film I had heard so much about… The film is about a man named | Read More »
When Mr. Eastwood (I call him Clint, but that’s strictly when we’re talking in private about our gun collections) rang me up in my impeccably-maintaned working-class suburban home (in a neighborhood that’s been ‘invaded’ by generic asian immigrants, natch) to tell me about the lead character he plays in his latest movie — Walt Kowalski — I was flattered, of course. Flattered and honored, and | Read More »
This 10 reasons “real men” vote for McCain is funny. But number 10 gives me some vague ideas for a kick butt ad: “McCain is endorsed by Clint Eastwood, Sylvester Stallone, and Arnold Schwarzenegger.”Tell me you can’t think of ad with those 4 men that would kick butt.