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The Obama administration-in-waiting has devised a plan, still in its infancy in details but well developed in magnitude, to create millions of jobs through public infrastructure projects. Various Democratic leaders talk about a plan ranging from hundreds of billions of dollars to over a trillion.Creating...

Pre-Election prediction by one of our nation's most insightful commentators foresaw the devastating effects of an Obama victory, but no one listened:"The stock market will not rebound unless and until it is clear that we have a president-elect who believes in the markets. Someone who...

Obama has named Gregory B. Craig, Bill Clinton's former lawyer from the impeachment hearings, as White House General Counsel. Craig also succeeded in taking Elion Gonzalez back to Cuba, and represented Kofi Annan in the UN Oil-for-Food scandal.The Obama administration is looking more and...

Think a change of administration only matters if the incoming President can pass legislation? Here is a list of Justice Department jobs from the "Plum Book" which are filled at the discretion of the President. While legislation is important, these positions and hundreds more, will...

Ever wonder what the Democrats would do if roles were reversed, and Republicans had swept a Democratic President ouf of office and taken control of Congress? James G. Wiles, in Farewell To Sweetness & Light has some astute observations, and some advice for the outgoing...

What did Nancy Reagan ever do to Obama to deserve being mocked at Obama's first press conference? Not only inappropriate, but telling. UPDATE: Obama apologizes.[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=59XB68F54kA]...

Barack Obama is one of the most aggressive politicians this nation has ever seen, but his aggression is masked by soothing talk and words of hope. Is it really surprising that Obama has named Rahm Emanuel, nicknamed Rahmbo for his aggressive partisan style, as White...

An excellent article by Quinn Hillier, Saul Alinsky Takes the White House, makes a point similar to what I made in my article, Will Obama's Election Result in One Person, One Vote, One Time? Hillier points out that it will not be easy for conservatives...

As we conclude this final day before the election, the arguments have been made, the advertisements run, and the cash spent. Through all the noise, the essential decision facing the American people has not changed.It's all about trust.I trust John McCain. Although I have never...

"One Person, One Vote, One Time" describes the phenomenon of democratic [with a small d] societies electing leaders who intend to change the institutions of government to ensure their own political survival. Examples in history are many, but most recently Hugo Chavez in Venezuela. Hugo...

Delusion is a dangerous thing. While the polls have tightened, and anything is possible, Obama still appears headed to a victory. Hope for the best, prepare for the worst.Given the zeal with which the Obama campaign, it supporters, and the mainstream media have attacked anyone...

Comrades! The revolt by the five kulak volost's must be suppressed without mercy. The interest of the entire revolution demands this, because we have now before us our final decisive battle "with the kulaks." We need to set an example.1) You need to hang (hang...

I created this blog after a conversation with a good friend of mine, someone I respect tremendously for his personal strength under pressure. The topic turned to politics (he brought it up), and we had quite the argument (still friends) over the election. My friend...

Barack Obama has vilified a small minority to whip up popular anger. Obama has turned that anger into political support. While Obama portrays himself as a new style of politician, the mistreatment of a small minority to gain popular support is one of the oldest...

Respected financial journalist Charles Gasparino has an excellent article, entitled An Obama Panic? In the article, Gasparinio makes a point the mainstream media ignores: While Obama certainly did not cause the credit and market crisis, the fear of an Obama victory is fueling the crisis....

The presidential election of 2008 is still three weeks away. By all likely measures, Barack Obama will win. It's not a foregone conclusion, but a strong likelihood.Many people point to the recent economic turmoil as the reason for Obama's rise. In the short run, that...