HCR and the Long Retreat from Moscow


Jim DeMint famously characterized the Health Care Reform bill as President Obama’s Waterloo, a statement that earned him the disdain of every pipe-puffer and low comedian in the MSM Rolodex. While I stand second to none in my admiration for Senator DeMint I have to admit his critics were half-right (representing a one-time 50% improvement [...]

Limbaugh vs. Avlon on Hoping Obama Fails…Again


So much for objectivity.  Daily Beast columnist John Avlon recently took yet another shot at Rush Limbaugh for his infamous wish for Barack Obama: “I hope he fails.” In his usual defiant style, El Rushbo took it as a compliment, spurring an outraged lecture on patriotism from Avlon:
When a news organization asked a group of [...]

CPAC 2010 Day One – Recap


The first day of CPAC 2010 offered up an exciting melange of prominent conservative voices.  In addition, the diversity of viewpoints comprising the modern conservative movement was evidenced by the organizations who had purchased booth space in the exhibition hall here in Washington’s Marriott Wardman Park Hotel.  Groups as disparate as GOProud (a gay conservative [...]