Archive for March, 2009

Giving Failed Bureaucrats Even More Power is Not a Good Idea

Giving Failed Bureaucrats Even More Power is Not a Good Idea

| March 24, 2009 | Reply

This can’t possibly lead to anything good. The Obama administration is considering asking Congress to give the Treasury secretary unprecedented powers to initiate the seizure of non-bank financial companies, such as large insurers, investment firms and hedge funds, whose collapse would damage the broader economy, according to an administration document. The government at present has […]

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He’s Starting to Make Joe Biden Sound Like Daniel Webster

He’s Starting to Make Joe Biden Sound Like Daniel Webster

| March 23, 2009 | 43 Replies

Quick, say the word “Orion”. Did you get it right, with a long “eye” sound in the middle of the word and the stress on the second syllable? Of course you did. What are you, the President of the United States? The idea that led to the founding of Orion Energy Systems received a presidential […]

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He's Starting to Make Joe Biden Sound Like Daniel Webster

He's Starting to Make Joe Biden Sound Like Daniel Webster

| March 23, 2009 | 43 Replies

Quick, say the word “Orion”. Did you get it right, with a long “eye” sound in the middle of the word and the stress on the second syllable? Of course you did. What are you, the President of the United States? The idea that led to the founding of Orion Energy Systems received a presidential […]

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The McCain Method for Handling Progressive Proselytizers

The McCain Method for Handling Progressive Proselytizers

| March 23, 2009 | Reply

When the Obamamaniacs come to your door, like Jehovah’s Witnesses but with about half the critical thinking skills, you’ll need to be ready. Luckily, you have Stacy McCain on your side. His handy-dandy guidelines will ensure that you waste the optimal amount of the poli-cultist’s time and inject maximum doubt into their worldviews. I won’t […]

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Democrat Who Voted to Lift Drilling Ban Threatens Civil War If Ban Isn’t Reinstated

Democrat Who Voted to Lift Drilling Ban Threatens Civil War If Ban Isn’t Reinstated

| March 23, 2009 | 3 Replies

Hey, bring it on, Granola Boy. The moratorium on offshore oil drilling “will be reinstated,” Inslee told CNSNews.com, but he did not specify whether he meant the executive branch moratorium or the one from the Interior Department. “One way or the other, it will be reinstated,” said Inslee. “One way or the other, by any […]

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Democrat Who Voted to Lift Drilling Ban Threatens Civil War If Ban Isn't Reinstated

Democrat Who Voted to Lift Drilling Ban Threatens Civil War If Ban Isn't Reinstated

| March 23, 2009 | 3 Replies

Hey, bring it on, Granola Boy. The moratorium on offshore oil drilling “will be reinstated,” Inslee told CNSNews.com, but he did not specify whether he meant the executive branch moratorium or the one from the Interior Department. “One way or the other, it will be reinstated,” said Inslee. “One way or the other, by any […]

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Meet the New Plan, Same As the Old Plan

Meet the New Plan, Same As the Old Plan

| March 23, 2009 | Reply

Financial genius, noted tax cheat, and Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner has unveiled his new plan for solving the credit crisis and pulling the country up from its recession. He wants to buy up the toxic assets that are clogging up financial institutions. That’s not a terrible plan at its core. One of the biggest problems […]

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Diplomacy With A Blunt Object

Diplomacy With A Blunt Object

| March 22, 2009 | 6 Replies

Oy vey. US President Barack Obama has indirectly praised former French president Jacques Chirac’s fierce opposition to the US-led invasion of Iraq, the online edition of the daily Le Figaro reported on Thursday. In a letter described by Chirac as ‘very nice,’ Obama wrote, ‘I am certain that we will be able to work together, […]

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Tales of Brave Ulysses, Starring Barack Obama

Tales of Brave Ulysses, Starring Barack Obama

| March 22, 2009 | 2 Replies

It looks like the President has lashed Tim Geithner to the mast like an unwilling Ancient Mariner and is steering our economy right into Charybdis’ gaping maw*. At least the President made himself recession-proof by signing a big, fat deal worth half a million dollars not to write a book just before he took the […]

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It’s Not Yelling “Fire”, but It’s Darned Close…

It’s Not Yelling “Fire”, but It’s Darned Close…

| March 21, 2009 | 1 Reply

This is madness. The Connecticut Working Families Party this weekend has organized a bus store that will make stops at Wilton, Connecticut, AIG office as well as the security-patrolled homes of AIG execs who are fearing for their lives. “We’re going to be peaceful and lawful in everything we do,” said Jon Green, the director […]

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