Daily Archives: September 16, 2011

Absolute Corruption

“Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men.” – Lord Acton Solyndra may very well turn out to be a case where an administration worshiping at the altar of green jobs gave … Continue reading

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Tell us something we didn’t already know

Via Hot Air: Book: Women in Obama White House felt excluded and ignored A new book claims that the Obama White House is a boys’ club marred by rampant infighting that has hindered the administration’s economic policy and left top … Continue reading

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Koolaid is a helluva drug

Steve M. at No More Mister Nice Blog: LARGE PERCENTAGE OF PEOPLE WHO THINK THEY WOULD HAVE PREFERRED A HILLARY PRESIDENCY PROBABLY WOULD HAVE HATED A HILLARY PRESIDENCY […] Republicans and teabaggers think she would have done a better job. … Continue reading

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I hope they sue his ass

Via Legal Insurrection: Protester Who Attacked WI Lawmaker Unrepentant: “He Deserved to Be Assaulted Like That” Miles Kristan, the Madison protester ticketed for disorderly conduct after he allegedly poured beer on the heads of Republican lawmakers, refused to say during … Continue reading

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Cannon fire

The one-and-only Joseph Cannon (and Bella the Hellhound): The progressive blogosphere was, in short, being run by latecomers to the left, by brie-and-chablis poseurs who decided that they would represent the working class. Their shock troops were affluent, arrogant college … Continue reading

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So much for that strategery

Via Hot Air: White House works to quell Dem dissent Senior administration officials met with Senate Democrats for an hour and a half on Thursday to answer their complaints about President Obama’s jobs bill. Democratic lawmakers voiced objections to several … Continue reading

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The Norma Desmond Presidency

If you think he’s gonna quit you better think again: Obama: Election Odds Better in 2012 Than 2008 At a campaign fundraiser Thursday night in Washington, D.C., President Obama said he believes his chances of being reelected in 2012 are … Continue reading

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And that’s when Timmy got thrown in the well, right?

Book: Treasury Secretary ignored Obama directive A new book offering an insider’s account of the White House’s response to the financial crisis says that U.S. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner ignored an order from President Barack Obama calling for reconstruction of … Continue reading

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Remember when his main appeal was that he wasn’t Hillary?

Bloomberg: Clinton Popularity Prompts Buyer’s Remorse The most popular national political figure in America today is one who was rejected by her own party three years ago: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Nearly two-thirds of Americans hold a favorable view … Continue reading

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Like things were going so well before

The wheels on the bus go round and round: Bill Daley struggles to fix Barack Obama’s slump Bill Daley is off to a very rocky start. The 63-year-old scion of Chicago political royalty was brought in as President Barack Obama’s … Continue reading

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