The Watercooler ~ Open Thread
Okay, so now that I’ve been doing the Daily Open Thread for ten days (started it on Feb. 1), I am considering a schedule change. I have no control over the way Disqus moves things around and, basically, from what I have observed they “rate” diaries based mainly on how many comments they receive. I’m not even sure they consider stars in their ratings but, | Read More »
A *very* entertaining truth-to-power speech by Dr. Benjamin Carson.
I have to admit: Obama’s poker face is getting better. He managed to maintain it in the course of oh, about seven or eight kidney punches that Dr. Benjamin Carson made about Obama’s policies on education, health care, fiscal responsibility, and bipartisanship (or, more accurately, the lack of that) at the National Prayer Breakfast. Seriously, if you haven’t seen this yet and you have a | Read More »
ObamaCare etc in the name of Jesus et al
Would Christ care about the results of particular policies? I think so. President Barack Obama continued to deliver on his campaign promise to fundamentally change America last week with more ObamaCare-empowered executive fiats directed at private insurance companies and an unprecedented co-opting of the National Prayer Breakfast to declare his policies as Biblical and even Messiah-approved. “And so when I talk about our financial institutions playing by | Read More »
Amen, Tony Blair, Amen
Say what you will about Tony Blair, but he has a way with words. And his remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast are dead on: ‘I recall giving an address to the country at a time of crisis. I wanted to end my words with “God bless the British people”,’ he said. ‘This caused complete consternation. Emergency meetings were convened. The system was aghast. ‘Finally, | Read More »