A Tale of Two Sittings (Rome/Obama)

For what I saw as a Humorous (in a cynical way) was Obama’s (40%ish popularity) take on his meeting with the Pope (85% popularity) yesterday. The Vatican posted its take on the meeting also. One wonders if they actually in the same room??? Supposedly they were because, unlike Mooch, the Press was invited to take …

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Economics 101: When government is friendly to business, business gets done and jobs are created

From, believe it or not, The Washington Post: Texas isn’t just leading the nation in job growth — it’s doing it more equitably, too By NIRAJ CHOKSHI | March 7 at 6:00 am Underestimate Texas at your own peril. You might be inclined to think that the Lone Star state is bad at creating good jobs. …

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Not a budget, but a campaign document

The process we use for electing Presidents in this country is very heavily skewed toward picking the best campaigners, not the men who would make the best Presidents. For example, we place a tremendous emphasis on the performances in the debates, settings in which the candidates stand up, with no notes and no help, and …

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The vulnerable Democrats

From The Wall Street Journal: Fractures Emerge Between Obama, Congressional Democrats Coming Midterms Complicate White House’s Agenda on Trade, Energy, Health Care By Janet Hook and Peter Nicholas | Updated Feb. 3, 2014 8:01 p.m. ET WASHINGTON—Democrats in Congress are parting ways with President Barack Obama on issues including trade, energy and health care as …

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What do pink tennis shoes taste like?

State Senator Wendy Davis (D-TX 10th), a candidate for Governor, had stated that she should have been a bit tighter with her language in the release of her personal story, once it was revealed that the story the campaign put forth was not entirely accurate. Apparently, it takes more than aday for a Harvard-educated attorney …

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You can’t get away with lying about things in the public record

State Senator Wendy Davis (D-TX-10th District) made quite a name for herself with her filibuster of pro-life legislation in Texas. Her filibuster succeeded, initially, but Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) called a special session of the state legislature, and got the legislation passed anyway. Nevertheless, with her new-found fame, the lovely Mrs Davis has decided to …

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Obama Administration failures are starting to catch up to the Democrats

The lies have caught up with the President, but they’ve done so too late. From ABC News, with a hat tip to Phineas Fahrquar: Botched ACA Rollout Hammers Obama; Job Disapproval Reaches a Career High Barack Obama has been hammered by the botched rollout of the Affordable Care Act, with disapproval of his job performance …

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