Monthly Archives: January 2012

Florida Primary Open Thread

The polls will be closing soon. All the experts are predicting a win for Romney. The only question is how big a win it will be. Next up will be the Nevada caucuses on Saturday, February 4th.

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SCOAMF facepalm moment of the year

Obama Tells Woman: “Interesting” Unemployed Husband Can’t Find Job During his Google+ hangout Pres. Obama tells a woman that her husband shouldn’t be unemployed from the growth he has seen in the economy. Obama said he finds it “interesting” because … Continue reading

Posted in Barack Obama, Economy, Unemployment | Tagged | 18 Comments

Unintentional irony

Buffoon Juice: Divorced From Reality by Zandar It’s finally happened: somebody’s managed to penetrate David Brooks’s neutronium denial shield and impress upon him that the American economy isn’t so hot for the proles at the Applebee’s salad bar, and all … Continue reading

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I tried to warn ’em

Occupy support drops more than 20 points in . . . San Francisco? One would think that the Occupy movement and San Francisco were made for each other. Perhaps at one time they were, but a new Survey USA poll … Continue reading

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The Ghost of Freddie Mac

Remember in 2008 after the financial crisis hit and it was considered raaaaaaycist to criticize Freddie Mac’s part in it? You may recall this from Dakinat’s coverage of it at The Confluence in the fall of 2008. Remember how fast … Continue reading

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It ain’t over ’til it’s over

InsiderAdvantage Poll: Gingrich Surging, Race ‘Tighter Than Expected’ A new InsiderAdvantage poll conducted Sunday night of likely Republican voters in the state of Florida shows a significant surge for former House Speaker Newt Gingrich. The poll has former Massachusetts Gov. … Continue reading

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Where the money is

J.E. Dyer at Hot Air: No, taxes shouldn’t be a “fairness” issue What are we, six years old? Taxes should pay for the costs of government. That’s what we have taxes for. The proper purpose of taxes is not to … Continue reading

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