We must boost domestic energy production now
I hope that Speaker Pelosi’s recent letter to President Bush urging him to draw down oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve signals her recognition that the solution to today’s high energy prices is to increase supply in the market. Possibly she realizes that supply really does affect the price consumers pay at the pump, and that would be progress, but I don’t share her optimism | Read More »
The Most Important Congressional Election in the Next 12 Months.
Prepare yourself: we are going to have our arses handed to us in November. I remain cautiously optimistic that McCain might win the White House, but I regard it as a near certainty that we are going to lose 3-6 seats in the Senate, and between 15-30 seats in the House. That is not to say that I want any of these things to happen. | Read More »
Nancy Pelosi: In Violation Of The Rules Of The House Of Representatives
Really. It’s true. And of course, it should be pointed out that this is less an indictment of Speaker Pelosi and more an indictment of the silly rules concerning the use of technology.
Rep. Capuano’s Newspeak for Censorship
As the Obama candidacy gains momentum, we should all become more accustomed to “newspeak.” Out is the word “censorship” to be replaced with the phrase “freedom of speech.” The former phrase “freedom of speech’ will be prohibited except in classical texts until such texts can be reprinted wherein all references to actual free speech will be deleted. That, of course, seems the natural progression from | Read More »