A top operative for The Anchorman does his best Lionel Hutz, defending Romney’s recent ad that blatantly distorts the president’s words (Obama was mocking John McCain when he said, “If … Continue Reading ‘I’m Mitt Romney and I paid for this distortion’
The biggest mistake of his presidency so far was failing to adopt the recommendations of his own fiscal commission. Had he done so the Republicans would’ve probably lined up in … Continue Reading Obama could’ve prevented this
His 9-9-9 plan builds on the insight that one of the chief defects of the current tax code is its bias toward consumption over savings. But his plan’s peculiarities of … Continue Reading The National Review on 9-9-9
Just watched David Axelrod muddle through a series of tired platitudes and token solutions to the economic crisis. On one side we have unrealistic, often loony proposals and on the … Continue Reading Is the Obama Administration really this feckless?
Quagmire in Afghanistan. Check. Irresponsible fiscal policy. Check. Now Obama is threatening to veto any budget that includes additional cuts in defense spending. Some Islamic Marxist he turned out be. Obama … Continue Reading The third Bush term, and a possible alternative
Soon-to-be excommunicated conservative Ben Stein summons the ghost of Paul Tsongas. But this time it’s not just the Democrats wanting to play Santy Clause.
Shark attacks drop; expert cites ailing economy (via Andrew Sullivan)
Obama said the stimulus bill will create or save 4 million jobs. Perhaps he misspoke, but the distinction = 4 million jobs. The bill may lack earmarks, as Obama repeatedly boasted, but … Continue Reading following up
Obama should appoint Bill Bradley to run the treasury and forget about raising taxes. Not now, with a recession looming. Eliminate loopholes instead, as Bradley advocates. The very rich presently … Continue Reading the bradley effect
The New York mayor seriously considered a third-party candidacy last winter. Too bad he didn’t pursue it. Considering the current financial crisis, who do you think voters would turn to? … Continue Reading what if michael bloomberg had run?
Even if Phil Gramm was right about the U.S. becoming a nation of whiners, how would he know? Think ‘ol Phil and his wife, lobbyists each, hang with the common … Continue Reading new conservative strategy: contempt for the public