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Tim Kaine For Senate! Official Video Released!

Posted by  ▪  April 5, 2011

You go guy: “I am writing to let you know that I have just announced my decision to run for the U.S. Senate from the Commonwealth of Virginia in 2012,” Kaine wrote in am email to DNC members today. He

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More fluff than a pillow.

Posted by  ▪  April 5, 2011

Kathleen According to Yahoo (and verified by a simple google search) the official US Gov’t’s White House presidential biography series online is about as hard-hitting as an infant: “The White House site, http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents, offers one-page summaries of all 44 presidents…

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Shutdown’s Coming, Better Hide Your Heart

Posted by  ▪  April 5, 2011

The Democrats want a shutdown more than anything else.  Chuck Schumer has been itching for it, as has the entire Democratic caucus. It will be their magic elixir: It’s hard to make a deal when you think you don’t even

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“The safety net for the poor is coming apart at the seams”

Posted by  ▪  April 5, 2011

That’s the phrase that jumped out at me from Paul Ryan’s op-ed in The Wall Street Journal setting forth the Republican proposal to reform the system of entitlements which is driving us off a debt cliff (emphasis mine): No one

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Nobel Peace Prize Winner Threatens War With “Zionist Regime”

Posted by  ▪  April 5, 2011

What is it with Nobel Peace Prize winners lately? Now its 2005 Nobel Laureate Mohamed ElBaradei threatening war with Israel if Israel gets into another war with Hamas in Gaza: Former International Atomic Energy Agency chief Mohamed ElBaradei, who had

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John Adler

Posted by  ▪  April 5, 2011

Former Congressman John Adler and his wife Shelley were law school classmates of mine.  John passed away yesterday at the age of 51 from complications from a heart infection.  As reported by the Newark Star Ledger: Former U.S. Rep. John

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Enough Signatures For Recall of Sen. Robert Wirch (D-22) In Wisconsin

Posted by  ▪  April 4, 2011

I don’t know if this is a sign that perhaps all the noise and fury from the Democrats and unions in Wisconsin does not reflect reality, but it is worth noting that Republicans have collected enough signatures to force a recall

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Anything To Keep It In The Union

Posted by  ▪  April 4, 2011

A post at POWIP by an author who lives in Madison, WI, documents how in mid-March, with the budget repair bill having recently passed, a variety of unions in Sauk County acceded to all management demands, including giving “carte blanche [to

 

Obama’s Gulf of Benghazi Incident

Posted by  ▪  April 4, 2011

Something about it always struck me as a stretch, but the words of Muammar Gaddafi, repeated endlessly in the media and from the White House, seemed to portent doom in Benghazi.  Now Steve Chapman has put the lie to the

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Supreme Court upholds private ed. tax credits

Posted by  ▪  April 4, 2011

Kathleen As of a few hours ago… “The U.S. Supreme Court put new limits on the power of citizens to challenge government programs as unconstitutionally promoting religion, upholding an Arizona tax credit aimed at helping cover private-school tuition costs. The

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L.A. Times Announces Obama’s New Campaign Website – http://www.latimes.com

Posted by  ▪  April 4, 2011

If ever there were a Freudian slip, it is in this article at the L.A. Times announcing the start of Obama’s 2012 election campaign: At the close of the article, the LA Times made sure to point readers to Obama’s

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The Torch Has Been Passed To A New Obama Generation

Posted by  ▪  April 4, 2011

Obama announced via Twitter that his grassroots campaign will start today, on the eve of his nationwide tour of big money donors so that he can become the first billion-dollar candidate in the history of this country (sorry, that last part wasn’t

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Cpl Jonathan Daniel Porto, Remembered

Posted by  ▪  April 4, 2011

I’m sorry that I forgot to mark the one-year anniversary of the death of Marine Corporal Jonathan Daniel Porto, who was killed in Afghanistan on March 14, 2010, leaving behind his wife and infant daughter.  The original blog post by Cpl. Porto’s

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The Billion-Dollar Candidate Bellies Up To The Fundraising Buffet Table

Posted by  ▪  April 3, 2011

When you aspire to be the billion-dollar candidate, turning off the security features on your credit card operation just isn’t going to do the job.  You need big money donors to show you the money. And so it is for

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