Failure Writ Small


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Obama’s speech in New Hampshire this week sums everything that’s wrong with the administration.

Michelle’s Anti-Obesity Campaign


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Who really benefits from the ostensible push for improved nutrition in the schools?

Rush Limbaugh or Joy Behar: Spot the Deaf One


Wow. Just… wow.
How delusional do you have to be, to be considered a “progressive”?
Unlike us mere rubes, progressives don’t trust their own lived experiences, or the evidence of their senses, preferring instead to rely upon lofty “studies” and “experts.”
We right wingers have worn out the “who ya gonna believe: me or your own lyin’ eyes?” [...]

The Final Countdown? Meltdown with Keith Olbermann Part 31


Remembering this self-deluding rant last year when Bill O’Reilly dared to mock Keith Olbermann’s ratings?
OLBERMANN:  I hate to intrude with the facts, but ours is the highest rated cable news program [among] viewers 35 and younger, and the highest rated cable news program for all viewers not on Fixed [i.e., Fox] News. And since [...]

Liberals Whined About Bush ‘Abuses’ Of Power But Don’t Care About Obama’s


Leftists who moaned and whined and screamed endlessly for eight years (and counting) about the Bush administration supposedly abusing its power and trampling on the Constitution are strangely silent now that their hero Barack Obama is president.
“Where are the people on the left who were screaming about the Patriot Act?” asked Glenn Beck on his TV show. [...]

Obama’s Budget Blame Game


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The president blames his predecessor for his own fiscal profligacy.

An Ex-Islamist Needs U.S. Support – WSJ.com


Hanevy Ould Dahah, who is now being held in Mauritania’s Dar Naim prison, is an unlikely dissident. Half-Arab and half-African, he was marked as a child to become a cleric, memorizing the Quran by age nine and studying at ultra-conservative academies. Some of his former classmates now lead Mauritania’s Salafist movement; Hanevy might have been […]

The Death of Global Warming?


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The political hysteria persists, but prominent dissenters are emerging.

Walter Russell Mead: The Death of Global Warming – The American Interest


The global warming movement as we have known it is dead. Its health had been in steady decline during the last year as the once robust hopes for a strong and legally binding treaty to be agreed upon at the Copenhagen Summit faded away. By the time that summit opened, campaigners were reduced to hoping […]

Obama unveils $3.83T budget with massive deficits – AP


WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama sent Congress a $3.83 trillion budget on Monday that would pour more money into the fight against high unemployment, boost taxes on the wealthy and freeze spending for a wide swath of government programs. The deficit for this year would surge to a record-breaking $1.56 trillion, topping last year’s then […]