Archive for February, 2011

'Twas the Night Before CPAC…

'Twas the Night Before CPAC…

| February 9, 2011 | 5 Replies

…and all through my place, I’m prepping for tomorrow, a smile on my face. The devices are charging, all plugged in with care, While I sit here blogging with awesomely-cut hair! See you tomorrow, I hope.

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Welcome to Britain, Where Death Stalks You at Every Turn

Welcome to Britain, Where Death Stalks You at Every Turn

| February 9, 2011 | 2 Replies

If you read British newspapers, and thanks to the miracle of RSS, I do, England may be the most dangerous country in the world. If the roving gangs of “Asian youth” or crowds of spoiled rioters ticked that they have to pay a little more for their mostly-subsidized college educations don’t get you, you can […]

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Clearing the Browser Tabs – Delivery Download Wednesday Edition

Clearing the Browser Tabs – Delivery Download Wednesday Edition

| February 9, 2011 | Reply

I don’t have a lot to say this morning. The podcast will be up this afternoon (with link to follow, of course) and you’ll want to grab it before CPAC begins. I got a few minutes with Lisa DiPasquale, the woman behind the massive undertaking we know as CPAC, and she shared some little behind […]

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Clearing the Browser Tabs – Conventionally Tuesday Edition

Clearing the Browser Tabs – Conventionally Tuesday Edition

| February 8, 2011 | 1 Reply

The show tonight is going to be CPAC-intensive, so let that be your guide. I have invited a guest with special insight about the convention, specifically what it takes to put together a convention of the size and scope of CPAC, but she might not be available. If not, I have plenty of other good […]

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The President's Budget Cuts: A Wee Scratch, Not An Amputation

The President's Budget Cuts: A Wee Scratch, Not An Amputation

| February 7, 2011 | 5 Replies

Last Sunday, the President’s budget director Jacob Lew took to the pages of the New York Times to spread the good news that Barack Obama is a born-again budget cutter because he has announced some $775 million in cuts to his 2011 budget. To make sure we knew just how serious the President is about […]

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Clearing the Browser Tabs – Super Monday Edition

Clearing the Browser Tabs – Super Monday Edition

| February 7, 2011 | 3 Replies

Congratulations to the Green Bay Packers, who beat the Pittsburgh Steelers and took home the Lombardi Trophy for Super Bowl XLV last night. I watched a good chunk of the game, which was a pretty good one by Super Bowl standards. I’m sorry to say that my prediction of a low-scoring and very close game […]

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The Rookie's Rough Guide to CPAC: Revised and Expanded (And Revised!)

The Rookie's Rough Guide to CPAC: Revised and Expanded (And Revised!)

| February 4, 2011 | 6 Replies

(Last year, pretty much on a whim. I wrote the first Rookie’s Rough Guide to CPAC. was my attempt to give first-time attendees to The Conservative Woodstock a few tips to make the experience better. I admit, I wrote it on the quick and it shows. This is Version 2.0, updated with new info about […]

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Clearing the Browser Tabs – CPAC Preview Friday Edition

Clearing the Browser Tabs – CPAC Preview Friday Edition

| February 4, 2011 | 1 Reply

I spent the better part of last evening working on a revision to a post I wrote last year called “The Rookie’s Rough Guide to CPAC”. I had intended for it to go live last night, but it needed a lot more editing time than I could give it. So, it’s going to hit the […]

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Clearing the Browser Tabs – Late-Morning Thursday Edition

Clearing the Browser Tabs – Late-Morning Thursday Edition

| February 3, 2011 | Reply

I know. I’m late. I have a reasonably good excuse. Sleep. I needed it badly last night because I hadn’t gotten much of it the couple nights before and my brain wasn’t exactly forming coherent sentences. I like my blog posts to have coherent sentences. Anyhow, I added in a couple bonus links from this […]

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The Delivery Presents – Robinson on Reagan, Pethokoukis on the King

The Delivery Presents – Robinson on Reagan, Pethokoukis on the King

| February 3, 2011 | 1 Reply

Episode 76 reminded me of the old Lewis Black comedy routine (back when he was funny) about how he experienced five seasons in four days when he was in Boston in February. He finished the bit with this: And there will come a time mark my words where there will be a season of great […]

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