Thursday, January 29, 2009

Gregg to work for Obama?

by Skip January 29, 2009

From NRO (H/T: assist from @Robeno on Twitter): Roll Call reports that President Obama is considering Sen. Judd Gregg (R., N.H.) for Commerce Secretary. The story ends with this uncharacteristic error: The governor of New Hampshire is a Republican who would have the ability to name Gregg’s replacement. Gregg is up for re-election in 2010 […]

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Recountings from the County – still spending with growing costs ahead?

by Skip January 29, 2009

You know, I’d really like to be saying something new and nice.  Problem is, when politicians make decisions, that affects us all (which is the real reason I got politically active – I was sick, tired, and mad at decisions that changed the life of me and my family in which I had no input […]

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Bailout efforts causing job losses – but not the way you think

by Skip January 29, 2009

Well, it started when the Congresscritters abused the Big 3 Auto CEOs for arriving with their hands out for money.  The problem is the class envy / populism that was gin’d up over the expensive biz jets like these:  The problem?  The premise was to "save" these companies, right?  Well, the jury is out on […]

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Following on the heels of the partisan Democrat vote in the House yesterday…

by Skip January 29, 2009

…the Republicans there have washed their hands of this bill – the Democrats own it and its results AND its costs.  If, by some chance the bill actually works, this will blowback on that Republican decision. I believe it is very doubtful that this bill will be successful in the original terms of being speedy […]

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Recountings from the County – Part 11

by Skip January 29, 2009

It’s been a little bit of time since the last story told – time to get caught up. First, with a bit of a correction – Doug got quoted wrongly by the reporter in an article back on 1/14 in the Citizen: Lambert said he and Murphy "have been trying to kick the dinosaurs out […]

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