Pieces of the Dream

by baldilocks I'm guilty of many things, but one is talking about race and Things Black too much. The reputational demise of public astrophysicist Neil Degrasse Tyson elicited a great deal of Schadenfreude, but it depressed me for one reason: I liked seeing a black person talk about something other than race, being black, or … Continue reading Pieces of the Dream

Hagan Mother Of Three, Backed By Natl. Abortion Provider

By A.P. Dillon   Kay Hagan's obsessive fear of the Koch's and Democrat Dark Money isn't her only slice of  hypocrisy. As a mother of three, she's now backed by Planned Parenthood -- the national provider of abortions which received taxpayer funds.  Planned Parenthood has launched a campaign tailored for her. Planned Parenthood launches "Women are … Continue reading Hagan Mother Of Three, Backed By Natl. Abortion Provider

Illinois US Senate primary heads to Florida

By John Ruberry Tuesday is primary election day in Illinois and most of the drama is on the Republican side. The winner of the GOP gubernatorial race stands a very good chance of defeating unpopular Democratic incumbent Pat Quinn. The US Senate race until recently hasn't been attracting much attention in the Land of Lincoln. … Continue reading Illinois US Senate primary heads to Florida

How DARE the GOP use the power it has says MSM

Agrippinilla: I shan't be a cipher I'll tell you that. If you give me power, I shall use it. Claudius: Why else do I think I'm giving it to you? I Claudius 1976 Yesterday the Senate tried to advance Chuck Hagel nomination but failed to get the 60 votes to bring his nomination to the … Continue reading How DARE the GOP use the power it has says MSM

Once upon a time in America there was a bill…

and the story of that bill was told in cartoon form... In those magical days congress worked in the following ways. The House would pass a bill. If the senate didn't like the house bill they would pass a bill of their own. And then the two bills would go to a conference committee and … Continue reading Once upon a time in America there was a bill…

Go to the head of the Class

The Doctor must be behind it! I sense the vicious doctrine of egalitarianism, Hade! Doctor Who, The Sun Makers 1977 In my last post on the seeming willingness of Democrats to condone behavior against their foes that they would condemn if experienced by their friends I noted how familiar the arguments of those on the … Continue reading Go to the head of the Class

Elizabeth Warren’s Senate Campaign: a tsunami of red ink, “coffee and pizza” to blame

From the "I can't make this ----- up" category comes this tidbit from boston.com: Elizabeth Warren, who raised more money than any Senator, challenger, House member, or challenger, ended her campaign in debt. n an e-mail, the Harvard Law professor - considered one of the nation’s preeminent scholars of American debt - asked for donations … Continue reading Elizabeth Warren’s Senate Campaign: a tsunami of red ink, “coffee and pizza” to blame

Mandate, You keep using that word…

Today on Morning Joe the magic word is "mandate" The people around the table are insisting that the president has a mandate for tax increases. Strangely enough the MSM didn't have that opinion after a different president had a larger margin of victory: Begin with the facts: A 51-48 percent victory is not a mandate … Continue reading Mandate, You keep using that word…

From “Bipartisan Bill” to a “Democrat victory”; A question of morale

He should have known he was beaten but he didn't Marvin Albert  on John Paul Jones Broadsides and Boarders 1957 I never mind men running as long as they come back. Wellington:  Sharpe's Waterloo 1977 Keep up the Skeer Nathan Bedford Forrest The single most important factor in any kind of battle is morale. If … Continue reading From “Bipartisan Bill” to a “Democrat victory”; A question of morale

The difference between the House and Senate Payroll tax bills explained in a one minute video

For those who still don't get it, and for the benefit of those the president is trying to fool here is a video that explains it all in terms everyone can understand: Any questions? Update: I understand the argument that it's all coming out of social security etc, but as the decision is just how … Continue reading The difference between the House and Senate Payroll tax bills explained in a one minute video

#40dollars vs #1760dollars More (#880dollars on a bi-weekly check)

Moveon.org is all a twitter about the hashtag #40dollars figuring that they a winner with the $40 a week that the payroll tax cut would make. They are encouraging people to tweet out what they would do with that $40. Perhaps if democrats weren't so wedded to the teachers unions they could have done the … Continue reading #40dollars vs #1760dollars More (#880dollars on a bi-weekly check)

Did Rudy just deak the Democratic Senate?

One of the principles in any kind of game or warfare is to, whenever possible, convince your opponents of something that isn't true. A few days ago Rudy Giuliani (who has as much chance of getting the GOP nomination as I have) advised the GOP to avoid the topic of "Gay" Marriage "I think it's … Continue reading Did Rudy just deak the Democratic Senate?

Morning Joe: Sarah Palin? Abu Ghraib? Never heard of em.

My last post yesterday talked about how the media would be ignoring Palin's appearance in Wisconsin yesterday. Since Politico had an article on the subject I thought there might be a chance that Morning Joe would bring it up in their Politico playbook section. They managed to play a link clip of Donald Trump hitting … Continue reading Morning Joe: Sarah Palin? Abu Ghraib? Never heard of em.

Apparently there is a budget deal

And because it is a "deal" that means there is good news and bad news. Good news: Cuts of 39 bil Military will be paid No Abortion Money in DC Bad news: Cuts of only 39 Bil Planned Parenthood keeps money NPR Keeps money In terms of right and wrong, of course the planned parenthood … Continue reading Apparently there is a budget deal

The GOP, Democrats and why Taxpayer funded planned parenthood & NPR matters

Here is one point concerning the GOP and the Democrats and taxpayer money going to planned parenthood that nobody seems to have mentioned. If taxpayer money goes to Planned Parenthood a portion of that money will end up as democratic contributions or on "issue" ads supporting democrats, all funded by the treasury. If taxpayer money … Continue reading The GOP, Democrats and why Taxpayer funded planned parenthood & NPR matters