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Ready your shovels!

October 21, 2010

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The NY Times has an epic piece titled “The Education of President Obama” which kicks off on page one with some real show-stoppers. First, there’s the President’s self-congratulatory “admission” that: Given how much stuff was coming at us… we probably spent much more time trying to get the policy right than trying to get the […]

Video: The Socialist

October 7, 2010

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Obama leaves “by their Creator” out of Declaration of Independence quote.

September 20, 2010

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If a President wants to quote from the Declaration of Independence in order to make a point about diversity and liberty, it’s probably a good idea to write the actual language from the Declaration into the speech.  After all, most people have fairly ready access to the text, and if the President leaves something out, […]

Hypocrisy of the day

September 7, 2010

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When the latest jobless report came out on Friday, Barack Obama decided he had to talk about it right away — especially since he’s been on vacation for the previous several weeks and hadn’t addressed the faltering economy for most of the summer. Jake Tapper noticed that Obama avoided talking about the actual jobless figure, […]

Obama to propose $50 billion in infrastructure spending for stimulus: If at first you don’t succeed, keep spending.

September 7, 2010

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What happens when over a hundred billion dollars in borrowed cash gets plunged into infrastructure spending and it fails to kick-start the economy? According to this administration, spend another $50 billion on the same failed policy. Barack Obama will unveil his new economic stimulus plan in Wisconsin today, while Russ Feingold looks for a place […]

Obama: Iraq begins and ends with I, I, I

August 29, 2010

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Barack Obama had an opportunity to at least share a little credit for the close of combat operations in Iraq with George W. Bush, who wrote the plan for drawing down American troops in Iraq that Obama has followed to the letter, rather than go for Obama’s repeatedly promised all-out 16-month retreat plan from 2007. […]

It’s the economy, stupid. It won’t go away if you ignore it.

August 27, 2010

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Until now, Barack Obama has sent Joe Biden out to do all his talking on the economy, attempting to sell “Recovery Summer” while his boss vacations at Martha’s Vineyard, or hangs out with sports heroes, or, er, eats his shrimp.  Unfortunately for the White House, the economic indicators over the past two months defy any […]