Karl Rove and the Tea Parties
Thanks for the kind comments on my thoughts on Delaware. But I wanted to add a brief note about the views of Karl Rove, who blasted away at Christine O’Donnell before the votes were even all counted. It’s an instructive moment about how the old guard is failing to adapt to this new environment. It’s been a rough cycle for Rove. He’s provided behind-the-scenes consulting, | Read More »
Karl Rove, welcome to Loyo……. Oh wait……. Eboo Patel, welcome to Loyola University.
www.foxnews.com/politics/2010/07/28/chicago-school-refuses-host-rove-welcomes-obama-appointee A private university in Chicago that refuses to host former senior Bush adviser Karl Rove, arguing that welcoming a “political” speaker ahead of the midterm elections could threaten its tax-exempt status, has added an Obama administration appointee to address the student body. Loyola University Chicago is hosting Eboo Patel, an Obama appointee to the White House interfaith council, next month, calling into question the | Read More »
Liberals Ignore Recent History
First off, I am not an apologist or a booster for George W. Bush and his presidency. I do believe that, like Truman, he will be treated better by the history writers of the future than the pundits of today portray him. The eggheaded liberal commentators sit in their ivory towers and pontificate on his shortcomings. Admittedly, there were several goofs along the way. | Read More »
Quick–Hide the Children, because a Major Smack-Down is about to Ensue.
This morning on ABC’s “This Week”, Obama lackey David Plouffe faced off against Karl Rove in the ongoing health care debate. Ladies and gentlemen, it was vicious—Plouffe didn’t stand a chance against Rove. In fact, Rove ate his lunch—and that’s putting it politely. For every campaign talking point that David Plouffe regurgitated, Karl Rove swung back hard with actual facts, figures, statistics and calculations. Plouffe | Read More »
My Top 7 Most Influential Conservatives
Former Bush advisor and notorious conservative electioneer Karl Rove came up with his list of the top 7 most influential conservatives in these United States for Forbes magazine. I disagree partially with his list. Here’s his list in order – Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, House Minority Leader John Boehner, Senate Minority Whip John Kyl, House Minority Whip Eric Cantor, Representative Paul Ryan, Heritage Foundation | Read More »
I did not leave the Party. The Party left me.
(Xpost with revisions from a comment on an article, but my commentary is too important not to share.) My husband always held Newt and Karl in high regards. He spoke of them as the last true conservatives of the party who had the intelligence to direct the party in the right direction. I bought Newt’s book and had it signed. I read it and agreed | Read More »
Once In A Lifetime Dinner With Sarah Palin Leads All-Star Charity Auction For Wounded Warriors
A true once in a lifetime event, the winner of this celebrity auction will spend a memorable evening having dinner with former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin and her husband Todd. Sarah has graciously donated her time to help raise money for the Wounded Warriors Ride 2 Recovery program Sarah whose son, Track, enlisted in the Army on September 11, 2007, is serving in Iraq. Sarah | Read More »
I’m Back; The Other Day’s Document Dump of Irony
Sorry for the long hiatus. I recently moved from the suburbs of Chicago to NW Arkansas, right in the middle of the Ozarks. As you can imagine, it’s been hectic. Posting may still be light, but I wanted to get back into it. The other day, the “illustrious” (that is, infamous) Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, longtime leftist Democrat Rep. John Conyers of Michigan, | Read More »
NJ-GOV: Corzine Smears Christie
Gov. Jon Corzine’s (D) campaign is launching a new attack on Republican Christopher Christie’s ethics, heralding news that Christie spoke with former White House political strategist Karl Rove about a possible governor’s race while he was the U.S. Attorney for Newark. Asked about Christie during a July 7 appearance before the committee, Rove said he never spoke with Christie about his investigations or other actions | Read More »
Style Over Substance: ‘Office of Public Liaison’ Becomes ‘Office of Public Engagement’
Obama’s Long-time Chicago flunkie Valerie Jarrett is patting herself on the back for the wonderful “change” that she has brought to the White House. What is so wonderful? They’ve changed the name of one of the offices that works under the president’s authority. I guess changing the name of an office equals substantive change in Obama’s Washington. See? Change is wonderful. Unfortunately, it’s all style | Read More »
Chicago Politics in the White House
Remember when Clinton was in the White House? For the first time that I remember, the media had to start breaking out the polling between job and personality — that is, they had to separate out that the public really approved of the job Clinton was doing, but they thought he was a sleazy individual they personally did not much care for.With Obama, we have | Read More »
Karl Rove, You Magnificent…Well, You Know
As pointed out by Dan McLaughlin earlier, the dishonorable John Conyers (D-MI) is doing everything he can to nail Karl Rove on something. Conyers is going to want Rove to answer questions about the convicted and corrupt former Democratic Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman. Siegelman was released from prison pending his appeal, there was a 60 Minutes piece that allegedly linked Rove to Siegelman being targeted, | Read More »
Conyers and the Rove Subpoena; What, Again?!?
Congressman John Conyers, Democrat of Michigan. With the start of every session of Congress for the last God knows how many sessions, he puts in a bill to fund a study to investigate the benefits of reparations for African-Americans whose ancestors were slaves. It’s never gone anywhere; but there’s Conyers filing it session after session after session (it’s there again for the 111th Congress). Along | Read More »
John Conyers: The Wannabe Congressional Bully
How much more bad news can you absorb? Every week another corporation is laying off or going under. Another bank is tanking or buying private jets and remodeling executive bathrooms with TARP money. Congress approves a tax cheat to be in charge of our money and our income tax filings. The same Congress can’t seem to track where any of our money has gone. Every | Read More »
And Here I Thought George W. Bush Was Retarded. At Least That’s What MSNBC Would Have Us Believe
Maybe Karl Rove just took time out of his busy schedule to pen a lie about the President. Yes, that must be it. It couldn’t be the truth. It all started on New Year’s Eve in 2005. President Bush asked what my New Year’s resolutions were. I told him that as a regular reader who’d gotten out of the habit, my goal was to read | Read More »