From the daily archives:

Tuesday, March 3, 2009

Republicans Supporting Earmarks Are Republicans Why?

March 3, 2009

The Senate rejected an amendment offered by John McCain earlier today that would have enacted a spending freeze for the rest of the fiscal year and eliminated over eight thousand earmarks from the President’s most recent Spend Other People’s Money That We Don’t Have Act.  The outrage is not that the Amendment was defeated, though [...]

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Congressman Paul Ryan Rips Obama

March 3, 2009

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) had some choice words to say regarding Obama’s budget and his tone during opening remarks for the House Committee on the Budget, to Peter Orzag, director of OMB.  Speaking on the Budget: But what’s most distressing about this budget is that it takes a decidedly ideological turn away from the principles [...]

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How Much Patience Do The American People Have?

March 3, 2009

A new President is traditionally given a honeymoon period by the majority of the American people.  In normal times, the American people look to a new President with good wishes, and give him the benefit of the doubt when it comes to policy within the first three months or so of an administration.  These, however, [...]

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The Return of the Obamacons: Christopher Buckley

March 3, 2009

The 2008 election saw the the coining of a new term, the term “Obamacon.”  A whole series of Conservatives swooned over Obama’s eloquence and promises of Hope and Change, and gave into supporting him, while commenting that Obama couldn’t be as liberal as most of us thought.  Included in these Obamacons were the likes of [...]

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