Tuesday, December 27, 2011

This sounds like a great example of private industry vs a bloated Government

by Skip December 27, 2011

The question we ask today is not whether our government is too big or too small, but whether it works — whether it helps families find jobs at a decent wage, care they can afford, a retirement that is dignified.” – President Barack Obama, Inauguration, 1/20/09 The question is not whether government works, the question […]

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Silly people – and they thought that only the Banks were Too Big To Fail!

by Skip December 27, 2011

A line was emailed to me that is exactly spot on if you think in same vein of Big Liberal Governmentalists  that are all about companies that are so big that the are a “systemic risk to the country”, they coined “too big to fail”.  Problem is, it seems that the converse seems to hold […]

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Justice: The obligatory stock clerk / MMA fan clocks out a would be robber – one punch

by Skip December 27, 2011

Saw this on the morning news – I smiled. Those Mixed Martial artist folks – always at the ready! “If he wants money. Get a job. Work, like everybody else in this world.”

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National Review – 2012 Presidential Primary Panel – Jan 7 in Manchester, NH

by Skip December 27, 2011

I spotted this earlier today, but this is the first chance to post it up as blogging during the work day is bad form: Jonah Goldberg, Rob Long, James Lileks, and other NR All-Stars will be in Manchester on Saturday, January 7, for an evening of ruminating, riffing, and debate-watching. And you’re invited! Did I […]

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More Humor! 2012 Presidential Primary – Mitt Romney / Obama version. +1

by Skip December 27, 2011

  Heh!  (BTW, who wants to bet on the over/under for time that Media Matters (that hack site funded by George Soros is going to call me racist and demand a take down (that’s where the image came from!)?) A spokesman for President Obama‘s re-election campaign blasted Mr. Romney and questioned whether he had something […]

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The Tea Party’s Biggest Challenge: Protecting Its Brand

by Carolyn December 27, 2011

The Tea Party, now a well-known but poorly understood American populist movement, has attracted so much attention because it truly rose from the grassroots passions of Americans who love their country. To clearly understand the grassroots nature of the Tea Party, it’s important to note that the movement has never been controlled by any one central […]

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More Fun with Mittens: A Dole-ful Endorsement

by Mike December 27, 2011

H/T American Spectator Bob Dole has been described as “The Tax Collector for the Welfare State”, or as the man who “Never met a tax he didn’t like!”. He’s also famous for delivering speeches that bore you stiff and selling pills to make you stiff(!). An endorsement by Bob Dole has been derided by Mittens […]

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Our Contributions at Work: Reports from the Hawkeye Trail

by Mike December 27, 2011

A week or so ago, I invited Grok readers to join me in sponsoring Robert Stacy McCain, AKA TheOtherMcCain, as he put shoe leather to the trail in pursuit of candidates and stories from the build up to the Hawkeye Cauci. Well, as promised, while most of America was still comatose from too much turkey, […]

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Quote of the Day: Romney and the Vision Thing

by Mike December 27, 2011

Over at the Spectacle blog, Quin Hillyer comments on the endorsement of Romney by HW Bush that “The more the old-line East Coast establishment rallies around Romney, the less attractive he becomes…” and then adds the coupe de grace “But nothing says “mushy lack of vision thing” more strongly than support from the elderBush”!!

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