Archive for March, 2011

Barack and Hillary Sitting in a Tree. P-U-N-C-H-I-N-G!

Barack and Hillary Sitting in a Tree. P-U-N-C-H-I-N-G!

| March 31, 2011 | 2 Replies

Have you ever played Pinochle, or some other bidding card game with a bad partner? Every time you toss in a bid, your partner’s bid either undercuts you or they over bid of, God forbid, you find yourself bidding against them. Well, that’s what appears to be happening lately in the Obama administration. consider their […]

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Moussa Koussa Busted Loussa*

Moussa Koussa Busted Loussa*

| March 31, 2011 | Reply

This is very good news. BREGA, Libya — As rebel forces in Libya began a cautious regrouping after a panicked retreat, Britain on Thursday offered new details about the defection of Libya’s foreign minister, Moussa Koussa, insisting that there had been no deal to lure him in return for immunity from prosecution. [...] Mr. Koussa […]

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Clearing the Browser Tabs – Gunrunning Thursday Edition

Clearing the Browser Tabs – Gunrunning Thursday Edition

| March 31, 2011 | 2 Replies

If you haven’t heard of Operation Gunrunner, you should probably read up on it a bit. Start with Michelle’s link-filled post here, then move over to this post by Patterico. The latter post is especially important because it appears from all the evidence available that thanks to some pretty stunning incompetence at the federal level, […]

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DC Kids Win a Big One Today Thanks to Congress

DC Kids Win a Big One Today Thanks to Congress

| March 30, 2011 | Reply

Slowly, but surely, we’re taking back our schools from the big-money, big-power teachers’ union heads. The House signed off Wednesday on reviving a school voucher program for low-income students in the District of Columbia. The House voted 225-195 Wednesday afternoon to allocate $20 million to the D.C. Opportunity Scholarships Program, which stopped accepting new students […]

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It Must Be A Slow News Day, Because There's A Fight Over Sarah Palin

It Must Be A Slow News Day, Because There's A Fight Over Sarah Palin

| March 30, 2011 | 2 Replies

You can tell it’s a slow news day by what stories ignite little meaningless brush fires. Take today for instance. The Daily Caller ran a story about how Sarah Palin’s show Sarah Palin’s Alaska received a bit over a million dollars in tax credits thanks to a fairly common incentive states use to bring television […]

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And With That, A Bad Idea Died a Quiet Death

And With That, A Bad Idea Died a Quiet Death

| March 30, 2011 | 1 Reply

Who didn’t see this coming? Looks like May 2 won’t be the unofficial start to the 2012 presidential campaign after all. That was the day that Politico and NBC were slated to hold the first Republican debate. But they announced this morning that the debate was moving to September because of concerns that not enough […]

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The Delivery Presents – An Extremist Rant about Extremists

The Delivery Presents – An Extremist Rant about Extremists

| March 30, 2011 | 1 Reply

Okay, I admit it. I like ranting. Wait…check that. I really like ranting and Episode 85 contains two rants that are as righteous and, if I may be so bold, entertaining as you’ll find anywhere. I entirely dedicated the first half to the risible Democratic notion that a paltry amount of budget-cutting is extremist behavior […]

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Clearing the Browser Tabs – Extremist Wednesday Edition

Clearing the Browser Tabs – Extremist Wednesday Edition

| March 30, 2011 | 1 Reply

Did you know you’re an extremist? Well you are, according to the Democrats’ Talking Point Utterer-in-Chief Chuck Schumer. He let slip before a big media conference call that the Phrase that Pays for Democrats these days is “extremist”, as in “we hates us some Republican extremist budget cuts”. Unfortunately for him and his merry band […]

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The Administration's New "Cash for Clunkers" Will Be Fine if We Never Do the Math

The Administration's New "Cash for Clunkers" Will Be Fine if We Never Do the Math

| March 29, 2011 | 3 Replies

I’m willing to say at this point that there is no horribly failed idea to which this administration won’t return, like some sort of drunken homing pigeon. You”ll never guess which clunker of a program is going to get a second go. Wait, did I just give it away? Ready for another cash for clunkers […]

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After the President's Libya Speech, I Still Have Questions

After the President's Libya Speech, I Still Have Questions

| March 29, 2011 | Reply

Last night, President Obama did his best impression of an embarrassed schoolboy handing in a two-week late term paper he hastily finished the night before and told us what he thinks we’re doing in Libya and why Operation Air Quotes is the right thing. You can read the speech here and determine for yourself if […]

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