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  • Tina Fey Isn't Funny

    06/02/2010 9:54:18 AM PDT · by Nachum · 101 replies · 1,595+ views
    american spectator ^ | 6/2/10 | Aaron Goldstein
    Are they kidding? That was my first thought when I heard The Kennedy Center had named Tina Fey the 2010 recipient of the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor last week. Fey will receive the honor in Washington D.C. on November 9. The ceremony will subsequently be broadcast on PBS as it has been since 2000. The Mark Twain Prize was established in 1998 "to recognize those who create humor from their uniquely American experiences." Past recipients include Richard Pryor, Carl Reiner, Bob Newhart, Lily Tomlin and Saturday Night Live producer Lorne Michaels.
  • Runaway regulation isn't reform

    04/01/2010 10:34:08 PM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies · 278+ views
    politico ^ | 4/1/10 | SEN. JIM DEMINT
    Rather than outlawing “too big to fail” and government bailouts, the financial reform bill unveiled by Banking Committee Chairman Chris Dodd (D-Conn.) doubles-down on these bad policies. It proves yet again the Democrats’ eagerness to exploit a crisis to assert control over the private sector. If the Democrats were serious about financial reform, they would curb the power of the Federal Reserve, end “too big to fail” and start winding down Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. It does none of these. This bill, endorsed by President Barack Obama, is Sarbanes-Oxley on steroids.
  • Medicare For All Isn't The Answer - My company ran a hospital in London...

    08/13/2009 10:02:46 AM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies · 483+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 8/13/09 | ALAN B. MILLER
    With Congress now in recess, the debate over health-care reform has moved to each member's home district. The American people have rightly been asking elected officials many probing questions. While few Americans deny we need health-insurance reform (too many people lack adequate coverage), most believe we receive the best quality health care in the world and do not want to see it compromised.
  • Congress isn't feeling much heat from Obama's 'army'

    03/23/2009 5:39:22 PM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies · 1,125+ views
    McClatchy ^ | 3/23/09 | David Lightman and William Douglas
    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's army of canvassers fanned out across the nation over the weekend to drum up support for his $3.55 trillion budget, but they had no noticeable impact on members of Congress, who on Monday said they were largely unaware of the effort. "News to me," said Rep. Lloyd Doggett, D-Texas, a House Budget Committee member, of the canvassing. Later, his staff said that his office had heard from about 100 voters
  • Savage LIVE Thread Wed. May 3, 2006

    05/03/2006 3:01:38 PM PDT · by fishtank · 52 replies · 1,357+ views
    Gettin' ready!!!!
  • Democrats add a new C to corruption (RAT'S drumbeat isn’t Connecting with voters)

    02/13/2006 6:03:15 PM PST · by Libloather · 31 replies · 886+ views
    The Hill ^ | 2/13/06 | Josephine Hearn
    Democrats add a new C to corruption By Josephine Hearn As Democrats mull when and how to introduce an election-year agenda, some party leaders have already begun to broaden the now-familiar Democratic refrain of a “culture of corruption, cronyism, incompetence and cover-up” to add a new alliterative element: costs. The shift in language reflects some frustration among Democrats that their steady drumbeat on corruption isn’t connecting with voters as much as they’d like. The new phrase allows them to segue from ethical abuses to pocketbook issues such as prescriptions drugs, energy prices and tuition costs, where they contend that Republicans...
  • Security Isn't Sole Solution for Iraq, General Says

    02/01/2006 3:14:48 PM PST · by SandRat · 3 replies · 141+ views
    American Forces Press Service ^ | Jan 31, 2006 | Sgt. Sara Wood, USA
    WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2006 – Security in Iraq, while important, will not alone win the war against insurgents, a top U.S. commander said here today. For Iraq to be successful in its new democracy, it must have governance, economic development and functioning ministries in its government, Army Lt. Gen. John Vines, commander of 18th Airborne Corps, said at the State of the Military Health System 2006 Annual Conference. "The soldiers in the field are doing a very good job at the tactical level; but tactical success can't be translated into operational strategic success until we have ministries and contingents sustained...
  • U.S. says Annan isn't exonerated

    04/21/2005 10:13:33 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 9 replies · 739+ views
    Bakersfield Californian ^ | 4/21/05 | Nick Wadhams - AP
    UNITED NATIONS (AP) - A U.S. State Department official said Thursday that an interim report on bribery and other wrongdoing in the U.N. oil-for-food program didn't exonerate Kofi Annan as the secretary-general had proclaimed. The statement from Mark Lagon, the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs, was the first time the United States had rebutted Annan's claim, made shortly after the release of the report on March 29, that he had been cleared by the committee. Annan came under fresh scrutiny a day after The Associated Press reported that two senior investigators with the Independent Inquiry Committee...
  • Abbas Apologizes for Being Ethnically Cleansed

    12/12/2004 2:54:15 PM PST · by stevejackson · 1 replies · 514+ views
    War to Mobilize Democracy ^ | December 12, 2004
    The Arab world is all one big happy family again. OK, dysfunctional, but happy. No, well, unhappy and as twisted as usual. While visiting Kuwait today, Palestinian presidential front-runner, Mahmoud Abbas, apologized for his people’s support of Saddam’s invasion of the Gulf emirate in 1990. Isn’t that special? (remember Dana Carvey as the “Church Lady” on SNL?). This happened just after Kuwait’s sultans (or whatever they’re called) forgave the Palestinian people for supporting Saddam’s invasion. Kuwait’s leadership went so far as to say they didn’t even expect a public apology for Palestinian support of the 1990 war. Now, isn’t that...
  • O'Reilly really is biased

    12/03/2004 9:48:02 AM PST · by Canuckistan · 21 replies · 780+ views
    I was just thinking about the Jeremy Glick episode. O'Reilly may be moderate politically, but that doesn't mean unbiased these days. His problem is that he isn't neutral when it comes to the United States. He is pro-American. To the left, that's biased.
  • "The Queen's Guard" CARTOON...John Kerry says Teresa is off limits. HA!

    05/11/2004 9:16:54 PM PDT · by IPWGOP · 31 replies · 237+ views
    www.iowapresidentialwatch.com ^ | 5/11/2004 | IPWGOP
    "The Queen's Guard" Teresa Heinz Kerry and John Kerry political cartoon.  May 11, 2004... The ketchup queen According to a Reuter’s article, John Kerry says his wife Teresa is off limits and his opponents should not attack her. "They're going to have to go through me," says Kerry. The article goes on to say: “Mrs. Kerry has been criticized for her outspokenness and candor...” Indeed. A Newsweek article about Teresa Heinz Kerry -- titled, She’s No Hillary -- points out: “she drops expletives in interviews and shoots daggers at her political opponents.” And as one comment on FreeRepublic notes,...