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Hugo Chavez

Thanksgiving with Obamacare

November 27, 2013

Just when you thought it was safe to get together with family for Thanksgiving dinner and some football, your smarmy left-wing cousin (probably the one who refuses to eat the “charred flesh” of the “murdered bird” on the “corporate” Thanksgiving table) may try to ruin the concord with an out-of-place defense of Obamacare. How do [...]

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Not a Shocker: S&P Being Investigated

August 18, 2011

After giving the United States its first ratings downgrade, S&P is suddenly under investigation for ratings games they may have played before the mortgage crisis. I can’t say I’m shocked, but I have two minds on this.  First, I think all the ratings agencies should have been investigated as early as 2006, when it started [...]

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What’s Going on in Honduras?

June 29, 2009

Apparently, the model for successful government in Latin America in recent years has been Hugo Chavez.  Even President Obama is trying to emulate Chavez’s slow buy steady nationalization/consolidation approach!  Confidence and success tend to embolden up-and-coming tin-pot dictators. Such was the situation in Honduras. The President of Honduras and the people, Supreme Court and military of [...]

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Obama’s Logic in Latin America

April 19, 2009

What’s he getting at I wonder?  See, I’m trying to look passed the obvious — Obama wants other countries to like us so much he’s willing to throw away our long-held principles against left-wing dictatorships in our own hemisphere for temporary political gain.  Like his ideological predecessor, Jimmy Carter, Obama will undoubtedly learn that getting [...]

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Obama Gaffes

October 24, 2007

The darling candidate of the media is in a freefall.  Barak Obama does not run a politically-smart campaign.  First, he declares that he refues to wear flag lapel pins as a sign of his patriotism, and that he stopped wearing them after 9/11.  Now, in his latest gaffe, at a steak fry event for Sen. Tom [...]

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