Monthly Archives: February 2011

Obama takes tweezers to budget, finds nothing.

He looked over ONE POINT THREE TRILLION DOLLARS in the “discretionary” budget and couldn’t find anything to pluck out. Freezing discretionary spending at the obscene current level is an outrage against fiscal sanity. If the spending is discretionary, we need … Continue reading

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I hope #CPAC refocuses on activism, not on political correctness

I didn’t go to CPAC this year because I didn’t have the time or money for what I saw as a three-day party. It would have been good to collect all of the business cards, but I couldn’t justify the … Continue reading

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Dear Fred Barnes — Kyl is retiring, not dead. No need to canonize him yet. #tcot #teaparty

Fred Barnes lauds nonsensically Jon Kyl, who is retiring rather than facing a primary battle he might lose. But then, Kyl is an insider, and so Barnes loves him. Amplify’d from http://www.weeklystandard.com Jon Kyl’s Retirement: Major Loss for Senate Republicans … Continue reading

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#TX Joe Strauss FTW: Replaces Dem with #teaparty rep as Speaker Pro Tem #tcot @ewerickson @melissatweets

Well, what do you know. So, is Joe Strauss Covering his right flank to keep from being Mubarak’ed? Keeping his friends close and his enemies closer? Actually sharing power because that’s who he is? Moving to the right himself? OK, … Continue reading

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If the spending is discretionary, then since we don’t have it we don’t have to spend it — any of it. #teaparty http://bit.ly/e5xHby

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The Obama recovery plan: business will spread the wealth, or be sued out of existence. #tcot #teaparty #unions

Ever work in an office, shop, or restaurant and there’s this one person who is perpetually unhappy? The tiniest perceived slight and they’re shaking their fists and stating their case to anyone who will listen. Mostly they’re drama queens, but … Continue reading

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Via @AceofSpadesHQ, @RandPaulSenate wants to cut $500B. I say that’s not enough. #tcot #teaparty

We’re $14 trillion in debt. The current spending and revenue levels (you can’t call it a budget, since the Democrats failed to pass one) mean adding another $1.5 trillion to that debt this year and every year thereafter, even though … Continue reading

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