Tag Archives: Obama

A Charitable Interpretation of Crazy Talk

Obama’s plan to designate more than 12 millions acres in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge as wilderness, protecting it from drilling, has brought predictable responses from Alaska Republicans. I don’t doubt that many liberals find the responses to be a … Continue reading

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Possibly the Stupidest Man in Hollywood

Roger L. Simon, a drama school graduate, fiction writer, and faculty member at the American Film Institute, thinks Obama should be impeached over the Benghazi attacks. It’s not the crime, but the cover-up, we learned in an earlier impeachment, only … Continue reading

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Sick to Death of Politics

If you’re wondering why I haven’t written much lately (and who isn’t?), the simple answer is that I am thoroughly repulsed by politics right now. I can’t even read the League of Ordinary Gentlemen these days because I am sick … Continue reading

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Oh, ‘Bama (sigh)

What to make of President Obama’s comments on judicial activism? I’m confident that the Supreme Court will not take what would be an unprecedented, extraordinary step of overturning a law that was passed by a strong majority of a democratically … Continue reading

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The Never-Wrong Method for Predicting Presidential Elections?

There’s been a little bit of attention given to a political science prof, Allan Lichtman, who’s correctly predicted each presidential election from 1984 through 2008. U.S. News called him the never-wrong pundit. So what’s his methodology?

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Slow Learners

It’s been two centuries since Adam Smith and David Ricardo gave us the double whammy of arguments for free trade, but too many politicians still don’t get it. Congress is now considering a bill that would allow for tariffs on … Continue reading

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More Fumbling by Obama

The Obama administration appears to be falling apart at the seams, incapable of accomplishing the most simple of scheduling tasks. First they scheduled a presidential address at the same time as a previously scheduled Republican presidential candidates’ debate, and ultimately … Continue reading

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