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Pelosi: Things were going great for us until these outside groups started spending money

October 25, 2010

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Uh huh. You can fact-check her on this yourself: Go here and scroll alllllll the way down to see how long ago it was that the generic ballot started to tilt towards Republicans. Even lefty pollsters like PPP were showing a lead for the GOP as far back as August 2009. If you want to […]

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 […]

Who’s in the pocket of big business and special interest groups?

October 19, 2010

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VIDEO this tool is now warning about Republican fearmongering in virtually the same breath as he’s doing his heavy-breathing routine about shadowy money flowing in from conservative PACs. I wonder if the hypocrisy of that is something he’s aware of and happy to wallow in or if his own messianic ego blinds him to it. […]

Looking good, South Carolina

October 14, 2010

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This is the South Carolina Democrat candidate for senate… for real.

Bush the “liberal”

October 5, 2010

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Former President Bill Clinton said Tuesday that the Republican Party is embracing “ideology over evidence” and pushing out pragmatic voices that would make even his White House successor seem like a liberal… “A lot of their candidates today, they make him look like a liberal,” Clinton told an enthusiastic crowd at a downtown hotel as […]

Education Secretary pushed employees to attend Sharpton rally

August 31, 2010

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The official line from the White House on the Glenn Beck “Restoring Honor” rally was What rally? That position is certainly understandable from a political perspective, and probably not bad from an overall perspective, either.  The federal government shouldn’t take an inordinate amount of interest in lawful and peaceful political demonstrations in most cases, although […]

When your polls look bad just frighten old people about Social Security

August 18, 2010

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Barack Obama, faced with a massive defeat at the polls in the midterms, has decided to return to a hoary technique used by Democrats for decades — frightening senior citizens. Republicans, warned Obama in his weekly radio address, want to privatize Social Security! (Heaven forfend!) Seniors need to keep trusting Congress to, ahem, handle their […]