Monthly Archives: February 2013

Sequestermas Open Thread

It’s still a few minutes before midnight out here on the Left Coast. Sequestermas hasn’t struck here yet but the east coast has gone silent and I fear the worst. I’m not gonna waste time writing a post because there … Continue reading

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Eat, Drink and Be Merry, For Tomorrow We’re Not Gonna Die After All!

Looks like we may have dodged yet another apocalypse: Video: Obama Now Walking Back Dire Sequester Predictions: “Alot of People May Not Notice” He’s been on the road for what? Two weeks or more talking about the “the parade of … Continue reading

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The Buck Stops Somewhere Else

White House issues veto threat on GOP fiscal plan The White House is threatening a presidential veto of a Senate Republican measure that would give President Barack Obama more authority and flexibility to find $85 billion in spending cuts this … Continue reading

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20 Years Ago Today

It was 20 years ago today that the Bureau of Alcohol and Firearms launched a raid on the Branch Davidian compound at Mount Carmel outside Waco Texas. A bloody shootout took place, followed by a siege. When it finally ended … Continue reading

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“You Will Regret This”

Business Insider: BOB WOODWARD: A ‘Very Senior’ White House Person Warned Me I’d ‘Regret’ What I’m Doing Bob Woodward said this evening on CNN that a “very senior person” at the White House warned him in an email that he … Continue reading

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Is there NOTHING we could cut?

Seriously: Obama rejects GOP call to appropriate sequester cuts President Obama rejected Republican suggestions Tuesday that he should have more power to carry out $85 billion in pending budget cuts, and instead urged Congress to work out a better solution … Continue reading

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Get A Grip!

So FLOTUS shows up on the Jimmy Fallon show last week to do “The Evolution of Mom Dancing”. Not my cup of tea but different strokes for different folks. While we do expect a certain amount of decorum in affairs … Continue reading

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