Monthly Archives: April 2011

Ted Cruz doesn’t pander #TXSen #tcot

I can’t stand silly politicians, who will spout silliness because they believe it. I also can’t stand politicians who will agree with silliness just to get elected. Far, far better are politicians who will make a case for their principles … Continue reading

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A Clean Solution for California Energy

To meet Jerry Brown’s demand that a third of electrical power must be generated with renewable sources, California energy companies should: Purchase large fans, such as are used to create wind effects in Hollywood movies. Power the wind machines with … Continue reading

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The World’s Stupidest Post #birthers

So someone at Canada Free Press posted about Trump being so great and the One True Conservative because he’s going after Obama on the birth certificate. Never mind that the birth certificate issue was first brought up by Hillary supporters. … Continue reading

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Let’s have the Big Budget Fight now.

Why wait? Shut the government down. Reauthorize agencies and departments, one at a time, at 2006 or 2008 spending levels for the rest of the year. Reset the baseline for the FY12 budget. Do that, Mr. Boehner, and I will … Continue reading

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The Budget Deal: All Phony

So Speaker Boehner and the Democrats came to an agreement to spend this year essentially what the Democrats proposed. All of his figures are “less than what the President wanted to spend.” So there are no cuts at all, only … Continue reading

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Rasmussen: Obama Approval New Low #tcot

President Obama is managing to irritate his base while simultaneously failing to appeal to opponents. The new low came among those who Strongly Approve of the President’s performance, mostly hard-left progressives. Obama’s inability or aversion to making decisions is not … Continue reading

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Health Care News – @HeartlandInst

Tea Party groups need to keep their legislators and governors from implementing Obamacare. Here is one state that did it. Amplify’d from http://www.heartland.org Georgia Health Exchange Bill Withdrawn After Tea Party Pushback Responding to a backlash led by Georgia Tea … Continue reading

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Vetting Candidates #teaparty #tcot

I have written a first stab at something that has been missing in the public web, as far as I can tell from bingoogling around, and that is an outline on how to systematically vet a candidate for office. The … Continue reading

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Dear Hill: You lie. And bring it on.

The linked article from The Hill has two fundamental problems. The experts they quote don’t say that momentum is shifting, only that the Democrats would like the momentum to shift. And they assume that the blaming the Republicans for a … Continue reading

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Oh, dear. Andy Martin 2012.

The same Andy Martin who ran against Mark Kirk (R-IL) for the US Senate. By taking out ads explicitly calling Kirk a homosexual, Martin thought to help his own chances. The ads (unsurprisingly) backfired. Martin didn’t get double digits, coming … Continue reading

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