Daily Archives for November 26, 2012

November 26, 2012

“White House taps Tim Geithner to run the fiscal-cliff talks”

TweetWhat more perfectly encapsulates the surreal state of today’s political climate than putting a wealthy tax cheat in charge of talks aimed at justifying tax increases by promoting the idea that “the rich” need to pay “their fair share”? It’s … Continue reading

26. November 2012 by Jeff G.
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November 26, 2012

The irony of indignancy

TweetSure, we’ll break our pledge. I mean, you can’t actually expect us to be purists when the FISCAL CLIFF is looming.  Some of us Care About the Country!  Don’t you, Hobbits? Besides, what are we going to do, cut our … Continue reading

26. November 2012 by Jeff G.
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November 26, 2012

“Obama Promises Six Billion For Green Energy In Asia”

TweetGee, and here I thought that tax on millionaires and billionaires who make $250K a year was a key component to paying down the debt.  Which it is, I guess.  Just not ours. Breitbart: Yesterday the United States, Brunei, and … Continue reading

26. November 2012 by Jeff G.
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November 26, 2012

“Supreme Court orders new look at Liberty University’s health care challenge”

TweetLikely so John Roberts together with the leftwing activists can find a way to kill off religious liberty on their way to finding the entire Constitution as originally written unconstitutional. Meanwhile in other SCOTUS news, Justice Ginsburg, having already proclaimed … Continue reading

26. November 2012 by Jeff G.
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November 26, 2012

“About that Fiscal Cliff”

TweetJohn Stossel, Reason: [...] I see the future: The politicians will meet and fret and hold press conferences and predict disaster. Then they’ll reach a deal. It will just postpone the reckoning, but they’ll congratulate themselves, and the media will … Continue reading

26. November 2012 by Jeff G.
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November 26, 2012

All the President’s Men, redux

TweetOnly in this re-imagining, which can only take place in a postmodern world of manufactured “reality” and antifoundationalist moorings that insulate tyrants from critiques that rely on hoary Enlightenment ideas like reason or logic or consistency, Woodward and Bernstein actually … Continue reading

26. November 2012 by Jeff G.
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November 26, 2012

US foreign policy reaches a new level: the gobsmackingly absurd

TweetWhich is not to be confused with dangerously surreal, another favorite of life under the American Idol presidency in these, our Benighted States of Ameritopia. But still. And here you thought the Million Muppet March was the surrealist tipping point. … Continue reading

26. November 2012 by Jeff G.
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November 26, 2012

“Gun Store Owner Who Banned Obama Supporters Says ‘Business Is Booming’”

TweetThe spirit of federalism lives on — even as the permanent ruling class, always busy shoring up more and more centralized power, keeps insisting it has a mandate over all the country’s newly-minted subjects. The truth, however, is that some … Continue reading

26. November 2012 by Jeff G.
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