Posts Tagged ‘politico’

Palin Prognosis

28Jun10

Is Sarah Palin the most important Republican in the nation? Chris Matthews asked the panel on his syndicated weekend show to opine, and everyone seemed to think she is. DAN RATHER: She is playing an almost perfect hand. If she wants to stay a power in the Party, make a lot of money and not […]


Lost Art

26May10

Seen any state of the art leadership kicking around the Gulf Coast? The “political stupidity is unbelievable,” Democratic strategist James Carville said on “Good Morning America” today. “The president doesn’t get down here in the middle of this. … I have no idea of why they didn’t seize this thing. I have no idea of […]


These liberals are so ugly. The transparency with which they engage in the behaviors that they accuse others of is really startling. Consider John Conyers, a congressman who seems unconcerned about insulting patriotic Americans who protest for more responsible government. Conyers calls Tea Party activists Teabaggers! Definition number one from the Urban Dictionary? a man […]


Stupak Stopped

21Mar10

Politico reports that the pro-life block has found its compromise, agreeing to an Executive Order and ready to vote yes on Castro Care. BREAKING: House Democrats have picked up critical health reform “yes” votes from a group of anti-abortion lawmakers, including Michigan Rep. Bart Stupak, according to senior Democratic aides. Democrats believe a breakthrough with […]


Not Yet

10Mar10

Is the health reform vote resolved? Michael Barone doesn’t think so, and he sees a difficult road for Pelosi to get it through the house. Are there enough votes in the House to pass the Senate’s health-care bill? As of today, it’s clear there aren’t. House Democratic leaders have brushed aside White House calls to […]


al Qaeda Seven

03Mar10

Controversial ad targets Eric Holder for hiring lawyers who advocated for terrorists during the Bush years. Senator Charles Grassley last month pushed Holder to identify any lawyers who had represented detainees, and the Department said last month that nine Justice Department appointees filled that category — but he refused to name those whose work hadn’t […]


Quitters

06Jan10

Chris Dodd is gone – the latest victim of the derailed Hope & Change Express! Sen. Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) plans to announce Wednesday that he will retire from the Senate at the end of the year, capping a 30-year career where he rose to become one of the chamber’s most influential members, several Democratic sources […]


The Presidential Day. Bus now idling getting ready to leave Blue Heron farm. Pres and farm  apparently kept it low key this morning. Rumor is we’re in for 18 holes of golf at Farm Neck. Status on bus toilet – in operation, but use w utmost discretion. Arrived at vineyard golf course around 1:20. No […]


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 […]


Rush to CNBC

04Mar09

Rush is no dummy, and today he took the nice hand dealt him by the White House and upped the anti. If he is now the head of the GOP in the eyes of the Obama-ites, wonders Rush, why doesn’t the President come debate him on the issues? “If these guys are so impressed with […]