From Around the Blogroll

Following North Carolina House House Speaker Thom Tillis’ victory in the Republican senatorial primary, Sister Toldjah noted incumbent Senator Kay Hagan’s decision to go for broke and “fully embrace” Obaminablecare. Most polls show that the wholly misnamed Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is unpopular, but, as I have said previously, the only polls which …

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And he wonders why he’s called #Baghdad Bob

I could only watch so much of Press Secretary Mohammed Saeed al-Sahhaf Jay Carney’s blatantly obvious lies concerning the e-mails showing that the White House had Susan Rice deliberately lie about the Benghazi attacks: It’s plain as day: they were trying to limit the political damage a month before the President’s re-election, and everybody knows …

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The First Street Journal endorses Governor Tom Corbett (R-PA) for re-election

Governor Tom Corbett (R-PA) isn’t exactly the flashiest politician around, which I suppose really, really matters to some people. What matters to the Editor is that Mr Corbett campaigned in 2010 on a promise to balance the Commonwealth’s shaky, very much unbalanced budget, and to do so without raising taxes. Governor Corbett, capably aided by …

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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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