Archive for May, 2008

"Oh crap, maybe I shouldn't have said we stretched the facts. Oh crap, maybe I shouldn't have said they ate up our sweet, sweet lies. Oh crap…."

"Oh crap, maybe I shouldn't have said we stretched the facts. Oh crap, maybe I shouldn't have said they ate up our sweet, sweet lies. Oh crap…."

| May 23, 2008 | 10 Replies

Who is Paul Kanjorski? 1) A character from one of Frank Herbert’s Dune books. 2) The inventor of the modern helicopter. 3) A member of the House of Representatives who, on Christmas Day, will find himself a couple hundred Christmas cards short because his fellow Democrats crossed him off their lists. If you said 3), […]

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Johnny Mac's Lost Another Blogger. Can I Win Him for Hillary? (Or, Jimmie Plays Palpatine)

Johnny Mac's Lost Another Blogger. Can I Win Him for Hillary? (Or, Jimmie Plays Palpatine)

| May 23, 2008 | 1 Reply

Uh, oh, Senator McCain. You’ve lost John Hawkins and you know what they say. If you lose the Hawkins vote, you’ve pretty much lost the blogosphere. Hawkins has been one of the most faithful supporters of McCain, with two columns under his belt at the conservative gathering place Townhall.com. They were entitled “Why You’re Going […]

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Another Chance for McCainiacs to Earn Valuable Straight-Talking Points!

Another Chance for McCainiacs to Earn Valuable Straight-Talking Points!

| May 23, 2008 | 3 Replies

For all you McCain fans who keep telling me that you believe he’s a man of his word , I have a quick question. How do you explain his new statement that comprehensive immigration reform must be a “top priority”? After several of the business leaders complained about the difficulty in obtaining temporary H1B visas […]

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Yep, George Bush Got It Right Again

Yep, George Bush Got It Right Again

| May 22, 2008 | 3 Replies

So how’s the war on Terror Going these daysm, you ask? Pretty much just like the President has said it’s been going. NEW YORK (AP) – Reports of an increase in terrorist violence around the world have been distorted by the high number of civilian casualties in Iraq, and omitting those deaths reveals a decline […]

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An Important PSA

An Important PSA

| May 22, 2008 | Reply

Drugs are bad for kids. Spread the word. (This public service announcement brought to you by Rachel Lucas and those annoying people who nag you as you leave the grocery store or Wal Mart)

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Drunken Sailors to the House of Us! Drunken Sailors to the Senate of Us!

Drunken Sailors to the House of Us! Drunken Sailors to the Senate of Us!

| May 22, 2008 | Reply

On one side of the Capitol, the House is trying to re-pass it’s 300 billion dollar fleecing of the American taxpayer but what’s the Senate up to? As it happens, they’re busy passing a war spending bill that includes 10 billion dollars in domestic pork. The President has promised to veto this bill like he […]

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Democrats Came to Give a Lecture, But Went to School Instead

Democrats Came to Give a Lecture, But Went to School Instead

| May 22, 2008 | 6 Replies

Yesterday, the panjandrums of the Senate summoned the executives of the oil biggest oil companies to them to explain why they were inflicting such suffering on the American people. They didn’t get what they expected. Though they were appropriately meek, the executives took the opportunity to school the Senators in basic economics and how the […]

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It's Just A Bill. Yes, It's Only A Bill. And It Got Screwed Up on Capitol Hill.

It's Just A Bill. Yes, It's Only A Bill. And It Got Screwed Up on Capitol Hill.

| May 22, 2008 | 5 Replies

I think everyone who watched Schoolhouse Rock remembers how a bill becomes law. Apparently, Nancy Pelosi and the House Democrats didn’t catch that particular episode. Or maybe they saw some special version where Bill gets to the White House missing an arm, a couple toes, and a big chunk out of his side like he […]

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Ideas? Who Needs Ideas?

Ideas? Who Needs Ideas?

| May 21, 2008 | Reply

Riffing on a post from Megan McArdle about whether conservatives are out of ideas, protein widsom’s Karl makes a very, very good observation. To the extent the Democrats win this fall (as they likely will in Congress, and perhaps the presidency also), it will be because voters see the economy as weak, the Iraq mission […]

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The Big Government Cash Machine Marches On, with Conservative Help

The Big Government Cash Machine Marches On, with Conservative Help

| May 21, 2008 | 1 Reply

Over the past couple of months, I’ve been getting regular updates from a young and very promising member of Congress, Thaddeus McCotter. He’s a conservative who had taken a pretty strong stance against wasteful government spending and for smaller more effective government. He’s invented some innovative ways of bringing conservative principles back to the attention […]

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