Daily Archives for October 5, 2012

October 5, 2012

The New Yorker discovers that Obama is, indeed, an empty chair [Darleen Click]

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05. October 2012 by Darleen
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October 5, 2012

“Dallas man linked to Anonymous hackers indicted”

TweetThat Dallas man would be Barrett Brown.  From lubbockonline: A North Texas man linked to the worldwide hacking group Anonymous is facing federal charges for YouTube videos and Twitter postings in which he taunts the FBI and threatens to ruin … Continue reading

05. October 2012 by Jeff G.
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October 5, 2012

Finally, the definitive reason for Obama’s poor debate performance is revealed

TweetAnd that reason, according to the President, was Mitt Romney.  Mitt Romney made the President lose the debate.  And he did so, nefariously and without a shred of fairness, by not adopting the “Mitt Romney” persona created for him by … Continue reading

05. October 2012 by Jeff G.
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October 5, 2012

On intentionalism and “boys”

TweetKevin Baker, Harper’s: [Obama]didn’t show a spark of anger, even when Romney slyly found a way to call him a boy, comparing Obama’s statements to the sorts of childish lies his ‘five boys’ used to tell.  How the right’s hard-core … Continue reading

05. October 2012 by Jeff G.
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October 5, 2012

A reminder, given the attempts of late by the legacy media to massage the news cycle

TweetAn ambassador was murdered and dragged through the streets, likely after being ass-banged by Islamists.  Al Qaeda was behind the hit, which was planned in advance and orchestrated carefully. It is likely that the US State Department — and perhaps … Continue reading

05. October 2012 by Jeff G.
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October 5, 2012

“Economist: Unemployment drop ‘implausible … a statistical quirk’”

TweetJohn Ryding and Conrad DeQuadros of RDQ Economics: This report is a tale of two labor markets.  The establishment survey (payrolls) painted a picture of moderately growing employment over the last three months but at a marginally slower pace than over the … Continue reading

05. October 2012 by Jeff G.
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October 5, 2012

Remember when I suggested the way to beat back the Leviathan was through ballsy state maneuverings?

TweetWell.  Some lawmakers in AZ have got sack. Proposition 120 would amend the Arizona Constitution to grant the state exclusive control over air, water, public lands, minerals, wildlife and other natural resources within the state’s boundaries.1 In 1910, the federal … Continue reading

05. October 2012 by Jeff G.
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October 5, 2012

Success! “Unemployment Rate Plummets to 4.3% — For Government Workers”

TweetCNS: The best news anywhere in the U.S. economy over the past three months has been in the government sector, where unemployment has dropped dramatically from 5.7 percent in July to 5.1 percent in August to 4.3 percent in September, … Continue reading

05. October 2012 by Jeff G.
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October 5, 2012

Serendipity! Unemployment rate falls to 7.8% right before the election

TweetOctober surprise!  Great news for Obama. Proof that, while it took longer than anticipated, we’re finally really moving in the right direction! Except, it’s utter bullshit — and it’s bullshit I predicted months ago would take place magically in the … Continue reading

05. October 2012 by Jeff G.
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