Posts Tagged ‘ Democrats ’

The Last Honest Man in the Senate?

March 3, 2010
By John
The Last Honest Man in the Senate?

Senator Jim Bunning (R-KY), the retiring conservative Senator, was vilified by the Senate Majority Leader and the press for committing a cardinal sin in Washington, DC this week.  He demanded we actually find a way to pay for a new spending bill, and that the Senate follow its own PAYGO law (passed with much...
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Desperate Times in DC: Health Summit Craters and Madness to Follow

February 25, 2010
By John

So it would seem the only way to pass a health reform bill that the public deeply reviles is to misuse Senate rules requiring 60 votes to pass policy legislation, and to cajole, threaten or bribe enough endangered House members to vote once again for this effective nationalization of the health industry.  Well folks,...
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Health Care Forecast: Politicians Marching Ever Deeper into the Swamp

February 24, 2010
By John
Health Care Forecast:  Politicians Marching Ever Deeper into the Swamp

Tomorrow’s Grand Health Care Summit is burning up a lot of BTU’s on television, radio, and the blogosphere despite the likely emergence of a national state of ennui over the whole thing.  So we’ll keep this one short and quasi-educational by taking a stab at a couple of key questions about Health Care, and...
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Time Passes Bayh: Moderates Shuffling to the Door

February 15, 2010
By John
Time Passes Bayh: Moderates Shuffling to the Door

Senator Bayh Calls It Quits According to a report in the Wall Street Journal today, Senator Evan Bayh (D-IN) is not running for re-election this year.  In explanatory comments made just a few moments ago, he claims it is because of the ‘excessive partisan gridlock’ that plagues Congress.   If that excuse rings hollow to you,...
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Is the Iron Chef in Chief Fast Tracking Another Financial Crisis?

January 24, 2010
By John
Is the Iron Chef in Chief Fast Tracking Another Financial Crisis?

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatheads? This week, a panicked American political leadership took important steps toward pushing our financial system off a cliff.    The election loss on Tuesday triggered a round-robin of recriminations, accusations and repositioning by elected politicians around the country.  And on Wednesday the President joined the chorus of confusion with a...
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Progressive Pivot: Tax, Blame or Cookies Anyone?

January 22, 2010
By John

Only two (2) days after ObamaCare was thrashed by an aroused Massachusetts electorate, they’re already at it again in Progressiveland.  Like a pack of zombies whose endless appetite for yummy-crunchy-taxpayers was interrupted by a heretofore compliant herd of New Englanders, the Washington liberal elite are scouring the streets and valleys of America in search...
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Clueless in the Capital

January 20, 2010
By John
Clueless in the Capital

Opportunity for a Cinematic Revival? It’s finally time for a sequel to the very amusing 1995 film ‘Clueless’.  But this time we can film it as a documentary.  It will be almost as funny, and all you need to do is pull video feeds from YouTube to bring it to the screen. Our stars will be...
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