From the daily archives:

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Bizarre Political Moment of 2010: Demon Sheep

February 3, 2010

Yes, this is already everywhere in the blogosphere, but how could I not do a post about this?  Yes, this is an actual political ad created and put up by the Carley Fiorina Campaign for U.S. Senate in California, about her opponent in the GOP primary, Tom Campbell (skip to about 2:15 if you get [...]

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Sen. Judd Gregg Schools Peter Orszag

February 3, 2010

Sen. Judd Gregg schooled White House Budget Director Peter Orszag over the White House’s plan to reuse repaid TARP funds for other purposes.  Gregg points out that the law requires that repaid TARP money be used to pay down the debt, and pushes Orszag on that point.  Fun to watch.

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Dan Coats to Challenge Evan Bayh

February 3, 2010

Be sure to thank the people of Massachusetts for pushing the proverbial snowball down the hill when they elected Scott Brown to Ted Kennedy’s Senate seat and showed Republicans across the country that this was the year to run for office if you wanted to win an election.  Thanks to the Democrats’ unpopular liberal agenda [...]

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Rahm’s F*&%ing Retarded Statement

February 3, 2010

The President’s Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel used the phrase “f*&%ing retarded” during a strategy session last August, which has only recently come to light.  So, here we go — the Politically-Correct Police are on the move! Some in the news media are making a HUGE deal about this.  So Rahm needed to get the [...]

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The $2.5 Million Government Superbowl Ad

February 3, 2010

Now, I know it’s a drop in the bucket of Obama’s $3.9 trillion budget, but if the Government is in the process of tightening the purse strings and cutting waste, why does the Census Bureau need to spend $2.5 million on a Superbowl ad to tell people to fill out their census forms?  That $2.5 [...]

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President’s Questions?

February 3, 2010

After Obama’s Q&A with the Republican Congressional caucus last Friday, people as diverse as Markos Moulitsas and Ed Morrissey are calling for a regular Q&A type session, similar to the British Parliament’s Prime Minister’s Questions.  I’m not sure how I feel about that.  On the one hand, it would give the opportunity for the President [...]

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Solving Unemployment by Discouraging Workers

February 3, 2010

Jim Geraghty has an amusing video on how Obama is making the unemployment numbers go down – by turning unemployed workers into discouraged workers. Geraghty talks about the discouraged workers as not being counted by the unemployed, but misses the other classifications of workers, including those who are open to work but not looking (marginally [...]

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The Illinois Senate Race

February 3, 2010

The Illinois primaries were yesterday, with races for both the Illinois Senate and Governor.  While the race for Governor race is still too close to call in both party primaries, the Senate race is well decided.  For the Republicans, near-RINO Mark Kirk won easily against Patrick Hughes, a far more conservative candidate.  Interestingly, while some [...]

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