Category Archives: Political class

Argentina has a severe ketchup crisis and we can help


Argentinia’s Ketchup Crisis must not go to waste. It requires immediate Senate confirmation of President Obama’s appointment of Noah Bryson Mamet as U.S. Ambassador to Argentina. It has not been a good start of the year for Argentineans [sic.]: a collapsing currency … Continue reading

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Should we have another party before giving American away?


The Republican and Democrat parties seem essentially to have merged. Here’s a link to an article about Venezuelan politics by Daniel Duquenal. As far as I am aware, he is the only English language blogger still in Venezuela. In I … Continue reading

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Herd behavior, political correctness and our Republic


Groups of people often emulate flocks of sheep. Sheep are not politically correct, but political correctness appears to be a subset of herd behavior. In October of 2012 I wrote that Political Correctness is a Communicable Disease. Political correctness (also … Continue reading

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One small step for income equality — a modest proposal


If we are to achieve President Obama’s fantasy of more income equality, let’s  start with our CongressCritters. Movement toward income equality — for those who work productively and for those who don’t — is generally a bad idea. The result … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Abuse of Power, Bo, Congress, Constitution, Discrimination, Economics, Elections, Equality, Federal budget, Libruls, New Deal, Obama, Political class, Politics, Vacation | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

Peace in Our Time Awaits?


It all depends on the meaning of sex and is “peace.” My earlier attempts at analysis are here and here. Power Line provides an overview here. One part of it is reprinted below:   5. The Iranian regime never disclosed its … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, Ambassador Bolton, Appeasement, Atomic bomb, Bill Whittle, Iran, Iranian Election, Islamic rage, Israel, John Kerry, Khamenei, Kiking the can down the road, Libruls, Middle East, Military, Netanyahu, New Deal, North Korea, North Korean missiles, Nuclear weapons, Obama, Obama's America Now, P5+1, Peace and Love, Political class, Politics, Power Line, Rouhani, Saudi Arabia, Under the Radar, United States | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 16 Comments

Poor President Obama must be very Sad


ObamaCare is only one of His (and our) problems. Much has already been written about the wonders of ObamaCare and there seems to be little worthwhile to add. Well, there’s this and of course this: And this: Maybe He should … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, 2016 Obama's America, Atomic bomb, Democracy, Democrat National Convention, Democrats, Egypt, Executive Decree, France, Government and individual choices, Government reliance, Health Control, Iran, Jon Stewart, Libruls, Mexico, Middle East, Netanyahu, Nuclear weapons, Obama, ObamaCare, Political class, Politics, Putin, Republicans, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, United States | Tagged , , | 8 Comments

Dependency, Civilization and Survival Revisited


Which are the Eloi and which is the Morlock? I’m from the Government and want to help eat you. While re-reading H.G. Wells’ The Time Machine, I remembered this post from September of last year (written before the Democrat national convention) and … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, 2016 Obama's America, Bertrand Russell, Congress, Conservatives, Constitution, Could be worse, Debt limit, Democracy, Democrat National Convention, Democrats, Economic decline, Elections, Fiscal Cliff, Food stamps, Good stuff for everone free, Government and individual choices, Government reliance, Health Control, Kiking the can down the road, Libruls, Obama, ObamaCare, Political class, Political Correctness, Politics, Republicans, United States | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

They “Negotiated” a Great Deal. Not!


Summation of Rant: It’s bad for America but great for President Obama & Co.  The End the Slowdown and Raise the Debt Ceiling Bill is now “the law of the land.” The Senate passed the bill (81 to 18 with more … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, 2016 Obama's America, Appeasement, Bill Whittle, Climate change, Congress, Conservatives, Continuing resolution, Debt limit, Democrats, Economics, Elections, Federal Agencies, Fiscal Cliff, Fruitcakes, Good stuff for everone free, GOP rebrands, Government and individual choices, Government reliance, Health Control, Hispanic, Ideology, Illegal immigration, Kiking the can down the road, Law and Order, Let's make a deal, Libya, Media, Money, Nanny state, Obama, ObamaCare, Political class, Politics, Republicans, Right Wing, RINOs, Socialism, United States, Voting | Tagged , , , , | 13 Comments

Who is Destroying the Republican Party?


The thrust of an October 10th article at PJ Media by its founding light, Roger L. Simon, is that Senator Cruz is destroying it. I disagree. Senator Cruz is doing his best to save what little is left of the Republican … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Obama's America, Afterburner, Appeasement, Bill Whittle, Boehner, Debt limit, Democracy, Democrats, Federal budget, Fiscal Cliff, Good stuff for everone free, Government reliance, Grand Pa Jones, Health Control, Kiking the can down the road, Nanny state, Obama, ObamaCare, PJ Media, Political class, Politics, Principles, Republicans, RINOs, Socialism, United States, Waste in Government | Tagged , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Friendly Advice to Enemies: Go Home


It is necessary to identify and even name the nation’s enemies. There are more than a few. This Bill Whittle video appeared at YouTube on September 26th and has already had 14,453 views, 793 likes and 19 dislikes. The suggestion at … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, 2016 Obama's America, Abuse of Power, Afterburner, Appeasement, Atomic bomb, Bill Whittle, Boehner, Congress, Conservatives, Debt limit, Democrats, Elections, EPA, Fiscal Cliff, Government and individual choices, Government reliance, Governor Romney, Health Control, Iran, Islamists, Israel, John Kerry, Kiking the can down the road, Libruls, Middle East, Military, Netanyahu, Obama, Obama-Romney debates, ObamaCare, Palestine, Political class, Politics, Republicans, RINOs, Romney, U.S. Military | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments