Daily Archives for November 7, 2012

November 7, 2012

Obama wins — cue the layoffs [Darleen Click]

TweetI’m sure this is just a coincidence … unexpectedly Boeing announced a major restructuring of its defense division on Wednesday that will cut 30 percent of management jobs from 2010 levels, close facilities in California and consolidate several business units … Continue reading

07. November 2012 by Darleen
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November 7, 2012

Remember when Job questioned God, and God answered from the whirlwind?

TweetWho are you to question one such as me? was the gist of it. All of which I bring up to suggest that maybe we are all Job, and our Benghazi questions are quite rightly being met with indignation. — … Continue reading

07. November 2012 by Jeff G.
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November 7, 2012

“Republican Turnout in 2012 Less than 2008 and 2004″

TweetObama got 10 million less votes last night than he did in 2008; and yet the only “electable” GOP candidate — I know this, because so many of the pragmatists and pundits told me so, over and over and over … Continue reading

07. November 2012 by Jeff G.
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November 7, 2012

Today’s teachable moment

TweetErick Erickson, in what is an otherwise very nice post, writes: Romney made a conscious decision to blow off Hispanic voters. Yes conservatives, we must account for this. The Romney campaign to the hispanic community was atrocious and, frankly, the … Continue reading

07. November 2012 by Jeff G.
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November 7, 2012

“Ein Vaterland . . . Ein Reich . . . Ein Volk”

TweetSdferr heard it and I did, too.  So what the fuck.  As the newly bemused, we note only in passing — and with a knowing smile — that just because you’ve gone Godwin doesn’t mean you’re wrong.  From Obama’s speech, … Continue reading

07. November 2012 by Jeff G.
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November 7, 2012

“Environmental Activists Tell Obama, Climate Change First in Your Second Term”

TweetI still say a two-child limit is the way to go. Otherwise, how are we ever going to get rid of the “carbon pollution” that keeps Robert Redford from having acres of pristine land free from vacationing human parasites? Cheap … Continue reading

07. November 2012 by Jeff G.
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November 7, 2012

“Russian President Vladimir Putin Overjoyed With Obama’s Reelection, ‘We Took The News Very Positively'”

TweetReagan never really won the Cold War, sad to say.  Bill Ayers, Barack Obama, Alinsky, Gramsci, and Cloward-Piven did.  With an assist, I suppose, from Frank Marshall Davis. ABC News, via Weasel Zippers: Russian President Vladimir Putin has sent a … Continue reading

07. November 2012 by Jeff G.
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November 7, 2012

“Obama May Levy Carbon Tax to Cut the U.S. Deficit, HSBC Says”

TweetSmile, bemusedly: Barack Obama may consider introducing a tax on carbon emissions to help cut the U.S. budget deficit after winning a second term as president, according to HSBC Holdings Plc. A carbon tax starting at $20 a ton of … Continue reading

07. November 2012 by Jeff G.
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November 7, 2012

Tipping point

TweetSome advice for my fellow classical liberals / constitutional conservatives going forward:  embrace bemusedness.  Lead from behind.  Point and laugh and shake your heads.  Smile knowingly. Be not bothered by the smug lectures from progressives who today wish to chide … Continue reading

07. November 2012 by Jeff G.
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November 7, 2012

So the most feckless, puerile, race-baiting … [Darleen Click]

Tweet… class-baiting, corrupt, disengaged, coveting, narcissistic, even-makes-Jimmy-Carter-look-good, President is re-elected? Oh yeah, because 59 million of my fellow “Americans” believe they have a right to pick my pocket, because I didn’t really “build that”. Get off my lawn.

07. November 2012 by Darleen
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