Monthly Archives: November 2010

Never Put Off ‘Til Tomorrow… Nov. 29, 2010

I sometimes wonder at the legislative strategy of this administration.  That is, assuming that there is a legislative strategy. First, go back to early 2009, when the country was caught up in a potent blend of peril and promise.  The … Continue reading

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When the Money Goes on Strike – July 20, 2010

(Note – This is a post from last summer that did not get uploaded in sequence) US corporations are sitting on $2 trillion in cash.  Banks can fund themselves for next to nothing and lend it to virtually anyone at … Continue reading

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How Obama Can Win My Vote – Nov. 15, 2010

I never thought I’d come to this, but Barack Obama could, if he stands up to his own oft-stated convictions, persuade me to back him in the 2012 election.  How?  By supporting his own hand-picked Deficit Commission. While the 24-hour … Continue reading

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What Comes Next – Nov. 8, 2010

Well, it was truly a comprehensive victory.  OK, perhaps not comprehensive – that would have required the retirement of Harry Reid.  But certainly a good solid shellacking. So let’s see where we stand after Election Day 2010.  In the House … Continue reading

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The (Liberal) Buck Stops Here – Nov. 1, 2010

One of the really interesting and healthy things about this election is that, in marked contrast to many previous cycles, this one is being fought on first principles. Oh, I know it doesn’t seem like it sometimes when you look … Continue reading

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Who are These People? – Oct. 25, 2010

Liberals consider themselves tolerant and open-minded, in contrast to the close-minded bigots who inhabit the rightward end of the political spectrum.  Witness, for instance, the way Juan Williams was summarily executed over at NPR for having the temerity to voice … Continue reading

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In the Presence of Real Heroes – Oct. 18, 2010

I am going to pass on a rich vein tonight.  And it’s hard, too, with the preposterous spectacle of the President of the United States taking his cue from a left-wing blog and accusing the US Chamber of Commerce, of … Continue reading

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