Archive for August, 2011

The Delivery Presents – The Show No Stinking Phone Company Can Stop

The Delivery Presents – The Show No Stinking Phone Company Can Stop

| August 19, 2011 | 1 Reply

I’d like to thank the fine striking layabouts at Verizon for Episode 107. I wrote earlier in the week about my telephone/internet problems last week (which started the Tuesday night I recorded Episode 106), which were measurable worse Tuesday night. I couldn’t keep a stable connection long enough to run Skype and UStream so, with […]

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Clearing the Browser Tabs – Great Moments in Government Meddling Friday Edition

Clearing the Browser Tabs – Great Moments in Government Meddling Friday Edition

| August 19, 2011 | Reply

Some months ago, I wrote about the Community Reinvestment Act and the considerable part it played in the financial crisis from which we still haven’t recovered. Ed Driscoll’s post yesterday tied the CRA in to more financial deviltry, namely the bogus work done by ratings agencies like Standard and Poor’s. I think between his post […]

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Ezra Klein: Professional Left? Me? Perish the Thought!

Ezra Klein: Professional Left? Me? Perish the Thought!

| August 18, 2011 | 2 Replies

I know I pick on Ezra Klein, who blogs professionally for the Washington Post, quite often, but it’s only because he deserves it. As I’ve shown, he has a tendency to take a basic left-wing talking point, wrap it up in a softer shell, paint it with a couple plausible-looking statistics (if he’s feeling energetic), […]

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Clearing the Browser Tabs – Turning the Tables with Relentless Cheer Thursday Edition

Clearing the Browser Tabs – Turning the Tables with Relentless Cheer Thursday Edition

| August 18, 2011 | Reply

Were I a Republican strategist, I’d be studying this Congressional approval poll very carefully. The GOP could score another big win in 2012, and perhaps even take control of the Senate, but that won’t happen unless the party leaders understand that we still are not particularly impressed with them. The set of people with a […]

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Clearing the Browser Tabs – Fast and Furious Update Wednesday Edition

Clearing the Browser Tabs – Fast and Furious Update Wednesday Edition

| August 17, 2011 | 2 Replies

I’ve collected a few more stories about the still-growing Operation Fast and Furious scandal that you might not have seen because, save for a couple reporters like Sharyl Atkisson at CBS News, few outlets seems interested in the story beyond the obvious “Why do Republicans hate President Obama so” spin. That said, this is the […]

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Ed Schultz's "Big Black Cloud" is a Big Fat Lie

Ed Schultz's "Big Black Cloud" is a Big Fat Lie

| August 16, 2011 | 2 Replies

If you’re one of the unfortunate half dozen or so people who watch Ed Schultz’ television show on MS-NBC, you’ll know that he is about as in the bag for the Democratic Party as one can be without actually being in a large burlap sack with the DNC logo printed on it. Normally, he’s the […]

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The Political Trip That's Not A Political Trip Starring the Community Organizer Who is President

The Political Trip That's Not A Political Trip Starring the Community Organizer Who is President

| August 16, 2011 | Reply

On Friday, the Mouth of Sauron assured us that the President’s three-state bus tour was not at all a campaign trip. I want to quote exactly what he said, if for no other reason than to give you a sense of how outrageous his lie really was. “The fact is that the president is not […]

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Clearing the Browser Tabs – Buffett's Tax Dodge and The Delivery Update Tuesday Edition

Clearing the Browser Tabs – Buffett's Tax Dodge and The Delivery Update Tuesday Edition

| August 16, 2011 | 1 Reply

So Warren Buffett wants the government to take more of his money, huh? Well, okay. I guess I can get behind that, though it’s awfully lazy of Buffett to make the government come after his money when he could cut the IRS a check any time he wanted to. Heck, I bet he could swing […]

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Obama to Business: You Idiots Just Need to Understand the Free Market!

Obama to Business: You Idiots Just Need to Understand the Free Market!

| August 15, 2011 | 4 Replies

Anytime you get a situation where President Obama lectures the American people on how the economy works, you know it’ll end in laughter and tears. Today was no different as Our Planmaker-In-Chief stood before a crowd in Minnesota and told them that automakers have no idea in the world what kind of vehicle people really […]

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Clearing the Browser Tabs – The Internet Goes Up and Down Monday Edition

Clearing the Browser Tabs – The Internet Goes Up and Down Monday Edition

| August 15, 2011 | 2 Replies

This is going to be a short Clearing the Browser Tabs post. I’ve had intermittent problems with my internet connection and telephone line all weekend and I can’t say for sure whether the connection will be up when it’s time to send the post or not. It’s working right now, so instead of combing through […]

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