Archive for May, 2009

From Ben Smith at Politico: On his trip to get a burger with Brian Williams at Five Guys this afternoon, the president appears to have learned of the existence of a Defense Department intelligence arm, the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency, from an agency employee also at the burger restaurant. “So explain to me exactly what […]


It’s Obama’s bed. He made it. He’s the one who wants emotion to be the criteria used by his judges in making decisions rather than the constitution. He expects that because she’s Hispanic, the GOP will not dare attack his Supreme Court nominee. We’ll see. Republicans are poised to oppose an accomplished Latina federal judge […]


Nothin’ Yet

29May09

In May of his first year in office, Barack Obama is very popular. His 65% approval rating puts him in a tie with another of the great Democrats – Jimmy Carter. So far in May, Barack Obama has averaged 65% job approval. Since World War II, only three of the previous eight presidents elected to […]


Sky is Grey

29May09

Arnold hasn’t been the most impressive Governor. But the people have spoken – they have rejected higher taxes, so he’s embracing budget cuts. ‘This used to be the Golden State, and now it is a sorry state and it is not my California,’ said Assemblywoman Noreen Evans, the budget committee chairwoman. Life would be very […]


Democrats successfully pose as being “for the children,” or the “education candidate,” while pursuing policies that are utterly destructive to those goals. That’s why it’s rare to have liberals admit the truth, as the Boston Globe did in the first paragraph of an education story today. Surging levels of poverty and immigration present some of […]


In Barack Obama’s budget proposal, last year’s highest deficit in history is only expected to be tripled… that is if you believe his incredible projections of three per cent economic growth and don’t include the cost of socialized medicine and a cap and trade policy. Federal tax revenue plunged $138 billion, or 34%, in April […]


It appears that Judge Sotomayor will be an important player in Barack Obama’s plan to turn America from a country of opportunity into one of guaranteed results. Consider her remarks from 2001. In her speech, Judge Sotomayor questioned the famous notion — often invoked by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and her retired Supreme Court colleague, […]