Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

In the last two days I have been reading up on a story I first read about at American Thinker titled, “Barack Obama and the Strategy of Manufactured Crisis.” The title of this article caught my attention, and as I read it, I was immediately struck by a sense of confirmation. Confirmation that the thoughts […]


Important update: The comments in this post reflect my reaction to the content of the Washington post article released in the wee hours of Sunday morning. HotAir has a good fact check and should be referred to for detail of the bill as it stands. Some of the points discussed here, are irrelevant since they […]


A report by Bloomberg, has a startling statement made by the House Appropriations Committee Chairman David Obey. When asked about the budget bill that was rammed through the house with little or no public discussion, and whether it had been secretive, he had this to say. `You’re damn right it has because if it’s done […]


John McCain mentioned in the debate tonight the website Citizens Against Government Waste. This is a great resource for people wanting to dig up these spending earmarks that have been buried in bills here and there. They release a summary of pork barrel earmarks, in the form of a book (or download), which is very […]


(see update at end of post) Lindsey Graham in his interview with Greta on Fox, stated that part of the proposal was for 20% of the bailout money was to go to ACORN! This money handout is obviously in response to ACORN’s lobbying efforts this week. They have been begging for it. (ht to Excuse […]


Events through 2007, involving democratic opinion on Fannie and Freddie regulation is outlined well by Larry Johnson in his posting, “Foxes Guarding the HenHouse? The Actions of Barney Frank, Charles Schummer, and Chris Dodd.”


Pew Research put out a poll that is very poorly written. I can do better