• Geithner getting the heave-ho?

    by  • March 13, 2009 • 0 Comments

    Of course not. But I like the fact that there are semi-legit reports of people talking about it. A friend reports chatter within the Obama administration that Tim Geithner was a bad choice for Treasury Secretary and that Quadrangle partner Steve Rattner (currently the car czar) was brought in partly to have a good...

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    RIP The Daily Show

    by  • March 13, 2009 • 0 Comments

    I just watched Jon Stewart’s 30 minute interview of CNBC’s Jim Cramer on The Daily Show. I think it’s safe to say Stewart can stop calling his show “fake news” now.

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    Delegitimizing Rhodes Scholars Everywhere

    by  • March 12, 2009 • 1 Comment

    Bill Clinton doesn’t know what an embryo is. The highlights? Clinton: “…we’re not taking embryos that can – that under any conceivable scenario would be used for a process that would allow them to be fertilized and become little babies…” Clinton: “…he has apparently decided to leave to the relevant professional committees the definition...

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    Ohio: The New Switzerland

    by  • March 12, 2009 • 1 Comment

    Or, at least it should be. As we’ve been saying for months, and as Gubernatorial candidate to-be John Kasich has been practically yelling: Ohio needs to cut taxes. Why? Ask the Swiss. In a country with scant crude oil production of its own, the virtual energy boom has changed the canton or state of...

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    Put this in the 2012 debate file…

    by  • March 12, 2009 • 1 Comment

    The Obama Administration clearly thinks they can do anything: Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki confirmed Tuesday that the Obama administration is considering a controversial plan to make veterans pay for treatment of service-related injuries with private insurance. … No official proposal to create such a program has been announced publicly, but veterans groups wrote...

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    Uh oh.

    by  • March 12, 2009 • 0 Comments

    Sec. Geithner is testifying in front of the Senate Banking Committee starting at 10am. Everyone grab some popcorn and watch the Dow do its best impersonation of an Olympic downhill event. UPDATE: Here is a pic of where we were at just prior to 10am. We’ll revisit at the end of the day. UPDATE:...

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    A little perspective…

    by  • March 12, 2009 • 0 Comments

    I know us Republicans are trying to rejoice with every little bit of good news we can find…and there is very little these days, but unfortunately I have to call out Jim Geraghty at CampaignSpot over this one: According to a poll released Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Mike Castle has more support today than Attorney...

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    Move over, Huey Long.

    by  • March 12, 2009 • 0 Comments

    “ one who will preach doctrines he knows to be untrue to men he knows to be idiots.” -H.L. Mencken Really, Mr. President? All Republicans do is say no? Are you sure they didn’t provide alternatives to your Stimulus Shit Sandwich? Doesn’t look that way, does it?

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