Roy Blunt: “Protesting Taxing & Spending is Offensive to Taxers and Spenders”

    Just got off the phone with Roy Blunt. He was calling about the Department of Homeland Security report and called it “stupid.” He said he is pretty offended by it and we “cannot let the government get away without paying a price in public opinion,” which, he said, is really about all the Obama administration cares about right now. He said Missouri made the same | Read More »

    Today’s Headlines — Feb. 26, 2009

    http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/feb/26/hard-choices-budget-sees-175-trillion-deficit/ ‘Hard choices’ budget sees $1.75 trillion deficit — http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/feb/26/outlook-grim-for-budgets-costly-initiatives/ Outlook grim for budget’s costly initiatives — http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/feb/26/raid-on-immigrants-alarms-obama-backers/ Raid on illegals dismays Obama backers — http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/feb/26/lawmakers-hit-obama-proposal-to-cut-farm-aid/ Lawmakers reject Obama plan to cut farm aid See no need to review subsidies in bill completed last year — http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/feb/26/napolitano-urges-war-on-mexican-drug-violence/ Homeland security: Help needed on U.S. border — http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/feb/26/operation-against-mexican-drug-cartel-yields-755-a/ 755 arrested in drug cartel operation — http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2009/feb/26/oil-chiefs-make-case-for-offshore-drilling/ Oil | Read More »

    Not Even On The Agenda

    Uh-oh: Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano avoids mention of terrorism or 9/11 in remarks prepared for her first congressional testimony since taking office, signaling a sharp change in tone from her predecessors. Napolitano is the first homeland security secretary to drop the term “terror” and “vulnerability” from remarks prepared for delivery to the House Homeland Security Committee, according to a copy obtained by The Associated | Read More »

    Annex Mexico.

    Living in Texas, I’ve given a lot of thought on the issue of homeland security, especially as it applies to the border. Admittedly, here in the Panhandle, we’re about as far away from the Mexican border as you can be, and still live in the great State of Texas. However, you might be surprised to learn that border security is an issue that has a | Read More »

    Will This Janet Be Any Better?

    The Chandler Raid was a disaster. Maybe not quite a Waco-like disaster. But a disaster. And just as we wouldn’t want to recycle Janet Reno, Clinton’s attorney general, for another important security/law enforcement position, we don’t want to recycle Janet Napolitano for such a position either. Napolitano is currently governor of Arizona. But she was a Clinton U.S. attorney during the infamous Chandler Raid. In | Read More »

    So, John Brennan Gets Hired For Something After All

    See here. Yes, I know that this involves work on homeland security and not on intelligence but all of those people who decried his possible nomination as DCI and who celebrated his withdrawal from considering for the job because of his possible links to torture should be infuriated that he is getting any kind of job in the Obama Administration–particularly given the possibility that it | Read More »

    Khalid Sheikh Muhammed Might Just Win (in the end)

    If winning is to become a martyr in his world, Khalid Sheikh Mohammed may just win after all. A piece written by Walid Phares of Counterterrorism Blog shows how  Khalid Sheikh Mohammed has been playing the system to a no-win situation for the United States. As predicted, almost to the letter in my analysis in June, the men charged with plotting the September 11 attacks | Read More »

    Innocent life: McCain protects the “punishment” Obama lets die in soiled utility rooms

    [We swap editing roles for this one.] Originally published by Mike DeVine as Legal Editor for The Minority and HinzSight Reports My brilliant conservative, non-columnist friend in the banking industry desires, and rightfully so, that Obama and the Democrats be hit again and again – at least by McCain and his ads! – on a number of issues. My most recent economics column introduced Boata’s | Read More »


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