Obama Care
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Welcome to the third world: A chaotic scene erupted when the crowd waiting for housing voucher distribution got out of control. Police say thousands of people from all over the area were at the center. Many were homeless, single moms, … Continue reading

The New Normal?
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Jesse Jackson Jr. is and has been negotiating a plea deal with fed prosecutors that will send him to jail, among other things. According to CBS Chicago (via Drudge): The tentative deal includes: –Jackson resigning for health reasons. –His pleading … Continue reading

Irresponsible Lenders Blew Up The Housing Market, You Betcha.
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“Big banks and Wall Street created the housing bubble” is as much a part of the Dogma as “if we just spend more money our schools will get better.” But did someone else have a hand in this? From the … Continue reading

Slogans R Us
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President Obama’s campaign has announced that the slogan for the President’s 2012 reelection campaign is: “Forward” This slogan was chosen among several possibilities, reports a senior campaign official. Other strong contenders were: “Forewarned” “It Could Be Worse” “It’s Not My … Continue reading

Nemo dusts off his crystal ball, and sees strange visions
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Some time ago I decided that there just wasn’t much point in trying to make sense out of a senseless economic environment, and my contributions on the topic of finance slowed to a trickle of snarky sideswipes. I spent much … Continue reading

Bright Side, Silver Linings
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Bruce Krasting: Confidence and the G20 Separately, the communique had this to say about currency manipulation: We affirm our commitment to refrain from competitive devaluation of currencies. Our actions will help address the challenges created by developments in global liquidity … Continue reading

Yet Another Obama Scam: Much Ado About Nothing
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BHO And The Medicine Cabinet: Workin’ Hard, Tryin’ To Understand That There ‘Economics’ Stuff : The Other McCain An even bigger challenge is figuring out why, exactly, drug shortages are happening. The number of shortages has surged in recent years, … Continue reading

Answer The Damned Question, Politico!
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Instapundit » Blog Archive » STACY MCCAIN: “Sources Say:” Herman Cain Meets The D.C. Media’s Scandal Factory. “The political s… And I continue to ask: Would Jonathan Martin, Maggie Haberman, Anna Palmer and Kenneth Vogel have put their names on … Continue reading

The Buck Stops Here? Barry’s Desk Is As Empty As His Head
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Instapundit » Blog Archive » BARACK OBAMA: Exporting American Jobs Since 2009. “Oh, yeah, and one other thing: Obama isn’t making mistakes with this crap. He’s doing it on purpose.” I continue to doubt that he’s as bright as either … Continue reading

Okay, We’ll Play
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Wasted Away Again In My ObamaVille : The Other McCain Nibblin’ on coffee cake Watchin’ some bum take All of the handouts From some others’ toil Strummin’ my six phones Amidst all the chicken bones Smell those socks? They’re beginnin’ … Continue reading

Want Less of Something? Tax or Regulate (Indirectly Tax) It
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The Volokh Conspiracy » EPA To Regulate Fracking Last Friday, the Environmental Protection Agency announced that it planned to propose regulations governing the disposal of wastewater from hydraulic fracturing. The WSJ reported on the announcement and initial reactions here Huh. … Continue reading

Once Again: If Obama Were A Radical Muslim Jihadi, What Would He Be Doing Differently?
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“Libya’s liberation: interim ruler unveils more radical than expected plans for Islamic law” Which, from where I sit, appears to be that Obama has routinely gotten behind movements that are toppling Arab strongmen and replacing them with Islamists and Islamic … Continue reading

This is All Being Run Out of the White House: The Question Is, What Does Obama Intend to Do?
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More signs of OWS Astro-Turf | Questions and Observations Big Journalism has learned that the Occupy Washington DC movement is working with well-known media members to craft its demands and messaging while these media members report on the movement. Someone … Continue reading

Socializing Loses, Centralizing Corruption
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Instapundit » Blog Archive » CHANGE CRONYISM YOU CAN BELIEVE IN: Even for the Obama administration, today’s news dump ($1.3 … Remember when the Dems were all about how they were going to change the “culture of corruption?” Well, they … Continue reading

They Aren’t Serious, But You Have to Take Them Seriously
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The Great Unraveling I take these protesters seriously not because they are coherent or themselves at all powerful; but rather because they are puppets who are being controlled by an organized and well-financed radical left hoping to complete the movement … Continue reading

Never Let Violence in the Streets Go to Waste
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This means war–eventually » Cold Fury Problem is, this kind of populist demagoguery is more than intellectually dishonest. It’s dangerous. Obama is opening a Pandora’s box. Popular resentment, easily stoked, is less easily controlled, especially when the basest of instincts … Continue reading

Executive Orders and Tyranny
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Jesse Jackson Jr: Obama should declare a ‘jobs’ national emergency,’ use ‘extra-constitutional’ means | The Right Scoop Jesse Jackson Jr, citing Lincoln taking action against confederate states, tells The Daily Caller that Obama should use whatever means at his disposal … Continue reading

The Blame Game, Disgruntled Democrat Style
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Instapundit » Blog Archive » REUTERS: Democrats Wary Of Their Unpopular President. “Four years ago, Senator Claire McCaskill wa… Congressional Democrats are upset, even angry, with Obama right now. They complain he has not consulted them, he moved toward the … Continue reading