Archive for July 2011

The “Gang of Six” Will Cut Spending? — Give Me a Break!

These “gangs” are never a good thing and this one promises to be a fiasco just as all the rest have been. This gang doesn’t include John McCain. That must be because they wouldn’t let him be the gang leader. The members of it should be warning enough that it’s going to be a farce:…

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The Obama Effect

Steve Wynn, Las Vegas Casino mogul, talking on his company’s quarterly conference call about the Obama effect on the economy: This guy keeps making speeches about redistribution and maybe we ought to do something to businesses that don’t invest, their holding too much money. We haven’t heard that kind of talk except from pure socialists.…

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Quote of the Day

Walter Russell Mead, The Hate That Dare Not Speak Its Name: When Hitler wrote, it was still socially OK to be an anti-Semite. In some circles it was mandatory. As a consequence of Hitler’s life’s work, it is now as unfashionable to be an anti-Semite as it is to name your child Adolf. The truth…

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Quote of the Day

I don’t know who will win the Republican nomination (and I doubt it will be Gingrich) but it’ll be someone who’s willing to stand up and fight. And that’s who’ll beat Obama, too. Nobody’s going to accommodate their way into the White House. — Glenn Reynolds That’s right. The Republican summer soldiers will shrink from…

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“Don’t Call My Bluff On This!”

Per ABC News, Obama stormed out of a meeting with Eric Cantor and others when Republicans suggested a short term solution to the debt ceiling dispute because the negotiations were still far apart: “Don’t call my bluff,” the president said. “I am not afraid to veto and I will take it to the American people.”…

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Joe Walsh To Obama — Stop Lying

This should be a primer for other Republicans — get some backbone, take the fight to the man! Walsh accuses Obama of spending like a drunken sailor. That’s a little unfair to drunken sailors. At least they spend their own money, and eventually they sober up.

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Grizzly Bears, Grisly Death, and Idiot Park Rangers

A 57-year old California man was killed by a grizzly in Yellowstone the other day, on a trail not far from Canyon Village. He and his wife spotted the female bear with two cubs from a distance of about 100 yards. They immediately stopped, backed up slowly and retreat back down the trail. The bear…

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