Posts by William A. Jacobson  (Page 718)
 

Democrat Sen. Claire McCaskill — We’ll Spend All The Money Later Anyway Regardless of Senate Compromise

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Posted by    Sunday, February 8, 2009 at 10:21am 2/8/2009 at 10:21am

Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill from Missouri appeared on NBC’s Face The Nation this morning. In discussing the “compromise” Senate “stimulus” bill, which cuts about $100 billion in government spending as compared to the House bill,

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Use The Hilda Solis Skate Park – Or Else

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Posted by    Sunday, February 8, 2009 at 12:15am 2/8/2009 at 12:15am

Hilda Solis, a Congresswoman from California, is Barack Obama’s nominee for Secretary of Labor. Solis is under fire for her husband’s failure to pay business taxes, and her own failure to disclose that she was involved with a union lobbying organization for which she sought federal funding. Solis’ conduct may have ...

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No Shame

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Posted by    Saturday, February 7, 2009 at 5:06pm 2/7/2009 at 5:06pm

 
 
 

Obama and Biden To Sell Homes And Donate Proceeds To Help Fund Stimulus Package

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Posted by    Friday, February 6, 2009 at 7:41am 2/6/2009 at 7:41am

The news item I would like to see, but never will:

In a stunning announcement, President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden announced that they were selling their mansions (photos), and will donate the multi-million dollar proceeds to the federal government to help fund the stimulus package.

According to the President,...

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Are Anti-Palin Intellectuals Anti-Intelligence?

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Posted by    Thursday, February 5, 2009 at 10:07am 2/5/2009 at 10:07am

Every now and then, someone writes something that says exactly what I wanted to say had I said it. An article by Yuval Levin in Commentary Magazine, titled “The Meaning of Sarah Palin” so well expresses my disgust at...

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Pro-Military Protestor Throws Shoes At Socialist Mayor

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Posted by    Thursday, February 5, 2009 at 8:56am 2/5/2009 at 8:56am

This is one of those man-bites-dog stories. We all know about the shoes thrown at George Bush, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, and yesterday at the Israeli Ambassador to Sweden.

In Ithaca, NY, the prevailing power structure is represented by Socialist Mayor Carol Peterson. Last year Peterson pushed through a “community of sanctuary”...

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Guardian Columnist Calls Out The Anti-Israel Left, But Not His Own Paper

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Posted by    Wednesday, February 4, 2009 at 10:42am 2/4/2009 at 10:42am

The Guardian newspaper in Britain devotes endless articles and op-eds to criticising Israel. The paper is worth reading if only to keep up to date on what the anti-Israel left is thinking. Few if any columnists are more critical of Israel than Jonathan Freedland. Yet Freedland has a great column calling...

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Daschle Withdraws – Yes We Can, Can, Can

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 12:55pm 2/3/2009 at 12:55pm

Tom Daschle, under a cloud of income tax evasion, has withdrawn from consideration for the post of Secretary of Health and Human Services. Daschle could not stand the heat not only of his current tax problems, but also the exposure of his

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Most Offensive Photo Ever

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 11:20am 2/3/2009 at 11:20am

I am warning you, do not click here to see one of the most fowl photos ever. That being the infamous “pigeon” smuggler, caught with his pants down. I would have posted the photo myself, but I would lose the few readers I have. You have been warned.

 
 
 

Tom Daschle’s Forgotten Tax Dodge

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Posted by    Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 8:51am 2/3/2009 at 8:51am

In the current controversy regarding Tom Daschle’s failure to report income (and thereby evade the taxes on that income), Daschle has portrayed himself as the most honest person in America, who always intended to pay all the taxes he owes, and who simply made an honest mistake. But history shows that...

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Shoe Thrown At Chinese Premier – Bad Shot

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Posted by    Monday, February 2, 2009 at 2:25pm 2/2/2009 at 2:25pm

A protestor in Cambridge, England, threw his shoe at Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao today, missing by a few feet. The photo at right (Darren Staples/AP) shows the shoe being picked up by a security guard.

The video, although not as dramatic as the Bush-Iraq shoe throw event, is here. As reported by ...

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Rainforest Growth A Threat To Al Gore’s Pocketbook

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Posted by    Monday, February 2, 2009 at 9:13am 2/2/2009 at 9:13am

As if it weren’t bad enough that we are having one of the coldest winters in memory, the sea ice is at record levels, and hundreds of climatologists are questioning if not outright debunking Al Gore’s hysterical predictions of global warming. Now, the rainforests are not cooperating in Gore’s political agenda,...

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NY Times: Anyone Who Disagrees With Us On Immigration Is A Racist Xenophobe

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Posted by    Sunday, February 1, 2009 at 8:30am 2/1/2009 at 8:30am

Just when I was feeling a little bad about how the NY Times had to take out a subprime mortgage on its headquarters and is on the brink of financial ruin, the...

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Turkey Looking Like The Next Iran

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Posted by    Saturday, January 31, 2009 at 9:17am 1/31/2009 at 9:17am

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan, who heads an Islamist party, recently ripped into Shimon Peres, President of Israel at the Davos forum, telling Peres “when it comes to killing, you know well how to kill.” Peres gave it right back to Erdogan, accusing Erdogan of ignoring the long history of...

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Michael Steele

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Posted by    Friday, January 30, 2009 at 7:48pm 1/30/2009 at 7:48pm

Get videos and more at The Other McCain and Gateway Pundit
 
 
 

I Guess Any Publicity Is Good Publicity

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Posted by    Thursday, January 29, 2009 at 7:24pm 1/29/2009 at 7:24pm

At least they spelled my name correctly:

Over at Legal Insurrection Blog, they’ve been banging the drum for Governor Blagojevich and against a guilty verdict on the Impeachment for quite some time. Blogger William Jacobson has...

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Blagojevich Convicted – Senator Says “It’s Bleeping Golden”; Obama’s Former Colleagues Say Everybody Knew About Corruption, And No One Did Anything

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Posted by    Thursday, January 29, 2009 at 5:07pm 1/29/2009 at 5:07pm

Despite an impassioned last minute closing argument, Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich was found guilty by the Illinois Senate on the Article of Impeachment. The vote was 59-0 to convict Blagojevich of the single Article of Impeachment for abusing power. Elements of the Article included alleged criminal conduct and administrative breaches of...

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