Archive for October, 2008

Obama's Half-Hour Infomercial Doesn't Exactly Hit Ratings Paydirt

Obama's Half-Hour Infomercial Doesn't Exactly Hit Ratings Paydirt

| October 30, 2008 | Reply

The early Nielsen ratings are in on the Obama Half Hour Informercial and Hootenanny and it’s not looking good for Team Obama. The combined overall household rating for Senator Barack Obama’s Wednesday night infomercial, in the top 56 local television markets where Nielsen maintains electronic TV meters, was 21.7. Obama’s simulcast is the first to […]

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Helen Jones-Kelley's Flimsy Excuses for Invading Plumber Joe's Privacy

Helen Jones-Kelley's Flimsy Excuses for Invading Plumber Joe's Privacy

| October 30, 2008 | 6 Replies

Helen Jones-Kelly, the director of Ohio’s Department of Job and Family services admitted in a letter today that her agency did a lot more than simply check to see if Joe Wurzelbacher owed any child support. She also had her agency check to see if he was on unemployment or welfare. Her reasoning for doing […]

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Report: Obama Tossed Out a Couple Anti-Semitic Bombs at Farewell Dinner (Upate: Rashid Khalidi Really Was a PLO Mouthpiece)

Report: Obama Tossed Out a Couple Anti-Semitic Bombs at Farewell Dinner (Upate: Rashid Khalidi Really Was a PLO Mouthpiece)

| October 29, 2008 | 15 Replies

Why won’t the Los Angeles Times release a video of Barack Obama at a farewell dinner for anti-Semitic genocide apologist Rashid Khalidi? According to Doug Ross, it’s because the tape contains a couple choice quotes from the Obamessiah that would effectively lose him the election. He has a solid source who has seen part of […]

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Did Something Happen on Television Tonight?

Did Something Happen on Television Tonight?

| October 29, 2008 | Reply

I’m sorry, I must have missed it. I don’t watch infomercials. Though I heard it was cool when he used his Miracle Chamois to soak up the whole credit crisis without leaving a single subprime mortgage on the countertop.

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When the Phone Rings at 3:17-ish AM, Obama Will Answer It. Probably.

When the Phone Rings at 3:17-ish AM, Obama Will Answer It. Probably.

| October 29, 2008 | 2 Replies

When that crisis breaks in the middle of the night and the phone in the White House rings, Barack Obama will be right there to answer it. Well, not right there. But close. So let it ring a few times. And if he doesn’t get it on the sixth ring, try calling back in a […]

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Why are Libertarians Leaving the Republican Party? Because of Disingenuous Libertarians Like Ryan Sager

Why are Libertarians Leaving the Republican Party? Because of Disingenuous Libertarians Like Ryan Sager

| October 29, 2008 | Reply

Ryan Sager of the Libertarian site Reason Online asks if Libertarians are being “driven” out of the Republican party. I say, being a Libertarian conservative myself, that’s hogwash. But Sager does have some numbers that show Libertarians less likely to vote for John McCain than they voted for George Bush in 2000. Those same number […]

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Police Clerk Charged for Violating Joe Wurzelbacher's Private Records

Police Clerk Charged for Violating Joe Wurzelbacher's Private Records

| October 28, 2008 | 2 Replies

So, now we know who was behind two of the three illegal queries into Joe Wurzelbacher’s records. The Toledo PD charged a records clerk with gross misconduct. She’ll probably lose his job and may well face criminal charges. Wurzelbacher, for his part, is considering a lawsuit. He should sue the pants off of the city […]

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Can the Republicans Surprise in November?

Can the Republicans Surprise in November?

| October 28, 2008 | 4 Replies

Word on the political streets is that the Republicans are going to get squashed like a bug on Election Day and when we wake up on Wednesday morning, Democrats will hold untrammeled control of Congress. Maybe that’ll happen. But maybe it won’t. The Democrat who replaced Tom DeLay is down by 17 percent. Democratic Congressman […]

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She Must Think We're Idiots

She Must Think We're Idiots

| October 28, 2008 | 1 Reply

Yes, indeed, Anchoress. Nancy Pelosi thinks we’re all idiots. Then again, she’s been playing us all for idiots for a couple of years now. Few things would make me happier than to see her stuck back in the minority again where her rampant foolishness won’t actually become law.

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Don't Take My Word for Barack Obama's Socialism. Take His.

Don't Take My Word for Barack Obama's Socialism. Take His.

| October 28, 2008 | 6 Replies

Is Barack Obama a socialist? Well, let’s read what he had to say about it. “To avoid being mistaken for a sellout, I chose my friends carefully,” the Democratic presidential candidate wrote in his memoir, “Dreams From My Father.” “The more politically active black students. The foreign students. The Chicanos. The Marxist professors and structural […]

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