Afghanistan President Karzai: Y’all can kinda git on outta heah now. — Update 11/21 — The Taliban: We don’t care what happens, we’re going to keep killing everyone.

    Update 11/21 — Click it and the screen will jump down to the article link: The Taliban to Obama and Karzai: We don’t care what happens, we’re going to keep killing everyone. =============== Original diary intact here. =============== Hey, I got a great idea…… Let’s head over to The ‘Stan and try to stop the corruption. Hold on…… I got a better idea…… We can | Read More »

    Now is the time…

    There is every indication out of Washington right now that the Democrats are going to push through a health care proposal on reconciliation.  It will be attached to a budget bill so it would only need 51 votes.  Sure, going that route will scale it down but it would still be law.  We cannot fall asleep now and let this happen.  I believe as I | Read More »

    The Blogosphere Needs To Develop A Code of Chivalry

    It was several years back and I was in better shape and lifted weights almost daily. I’d pump at least some iron and then my lifting partner would pump about 80lbs more. This dude qualified as a certifiable hoss. He came in to the gym one night complaining that he’d had to break up a fist fight at his job. His face kind of looked | Read More »

    Lieberman, Snowe, Nelson, Webb – Let Them Hear It From You!

    Senator John McCain stated last week that he had no idea what was in the back-room deal sent to the Congressional Budget Office for evaluation by Harry Reid. Dick Durbin, the number two Democrat in the Senate, told Senator McCain he didn’t either. That ‘deal’ fell by the wayside, as Senator Joe Lieberman flatly stated he would join the Republicans in opposing any bill that | Read More »

    SEIU’s Andy Stern – Obama Care May Fail.

    What does Andy know? Stalled progress on the health care bill in the Senate could doom Democrats in 2010 and prove to be President Barack Obama’s “Waterloo”, Andy Stern, National President of SEIU, the nation’s largest service union and one of the Obama administration’s key supporters, predicted on Friday. Since Stern is one the White House’s most frequent visitors it begs the question, could Andy | Read More »

    Obamacare – One Scary Step Closer

    The Democrats government health care bill (and by bill we mean 260 page draft document) passed the Senate Finance committee today 14-9. We know what you’re thinking – aren’t there 10 Republicans on the committee? CORRECT Maine Senator Olympia Snowe voted in favor of the Baucus legislation. Rumors have it that Snowe will still be opposed to the final legislation in the Senate if it | Read More »

    McCain and Lieberman on Afghanistan

    John McCain and Joe Lieberman are teaming up to stiffen our spines again.  In their latest Washington Post editorial, they preemptively warn against flagging public resolve to finish what we started in Afghanistan.  It’s worth a read. I’d like to know who their national security advisor is, because he has excellent insight.  He hit the crucial lesson of Iraq right on the head with this | Read More »

    The first step in Lieberman’s reunion with the Democrats.

    Not that he was ever really gone, but the formalities must be observed. Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) said running as a Democrat is up to Lieberman, noting he has not yet had any talks with him about doing so. But Durbin said Lieberman this year has lived up to his promise to be a loyal and reliable vote on Democratic priorities. “I will | Read More »

    Today’s Headlines — Nov. 20, 2008

    http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/nov/20/unions-sure-organizing-bill-will-pass/ EXCLUSIVE: Unions sure organizing bill will pass http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/nov/20/justice-nominee-guided-rich-pardon-95730754/ Justice nominee Holder guided Rich pardon http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/nov/20/obamas-lieberman-support-angers-bloggers/ Obama’s Lieberman support angers bloggers http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/nov/20/filner-advocates-de-boot-camp-for-returning-gis/ EXCLUSIVE: Filner advocates ‘de-boot camp’ for returning GIsUrges wide trauma screening http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/nov/20/wildmon-weighs-rnc-chief-post/ Wildmon weighs in on RNC chief postBacks Dawson, criticizes Steele http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/nov/20/house-minority-leader-boehner-re-elected/ Waxman bid to head energy panel boostedGOP votes to keep Boehner http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2008/nov/20/women-lead-the-way/ In Africa, women turn to microfinanceDevelopment agencies help | Read More »

    Observations from the Cheap Seats

    Hillary for Secretary of State – Chris Matthews calls it Machiavellian and questions why Obama would make such a mistake. But, the question is really why would Hillary accept such an offer. If she wants to be president some day, expect there to be a problem with Bill’s vetting and Hillary to return to the Senate. And, whether accepted or not, having made the gesture | Read More »

    Welcome to the GOP, Mr. Lieberman!

    Well, it’s only a matter of time now. Sen. Pat Leahy has now come out and said that Lieberman does not deserve to keep his committee chairmanship. That’s basically the final nail in the coffin of Joe Lieberman and his 2-year battle with the left-wing of the Democratic Party. Next step, Lieberman will likely either stay an Independent and caucus with the GOP or join | Read More »

    Joe Lieberman to bolt Dems?

    Lee Cary over at American Thinker wrote Lieberman’s Carpe Diem Time Has Come If Obama wins the election, Joe the Plumber will be joined by another “Joe.” Joe the Outcast. Lieberman has to know he’ll be summarily drummed out of the Democrat corps in retribution for his support of McCain. I’m of the mindset that this would have an impact but would be termed a | Read More »

    Thank You Joe Lieberman

    In spite of the beating he knew he was going to take from Democrats, Joe Lieberman gave a speech last night in support of his friend John McCain. The speech transcended party politics, rightly putting forth that we should all be more concerned with putting the best person for the job in the White house and less concerned with party politics. We are, after all, | Read More »

    Thank You Joe Lieberman

    In spite of the beating he knew he was going to take from Democrats, Joe Lieberman gave a speech last night in support of his friend John McCain. The speech transcended party politics, rightly putting forth that we should all be more concerned with putting the best person for the job in the White house and less concerned with party politics. We are, after all, | Read More »

    Last beer call – it had so BETTER not be Lieberman

    It seems the announcement is imminent, and I wanted to make this statement, not that it will change anything. Mister, if you play chicken with conservatives, you will lose. And contrary to what so many pundits seem to suggest (including our own RedHots), you might win without overt conservative support, but you will lose if you napalm the conservative wing.