Posted in Campaign 2012 Media NCGOP Obama Palin Pat McCrory Politics Republicans

Give me something to believe in …

    (Believe me, it hurts to have to start off a post quoting lyrics from 80s “hair” band Poison.)  The latest column by Fox News contributor and political columnist Michael Barone , entitled “GOP Needs a Front-Runner Stronger Than Candidate X’‘,   should provide some…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Media Obama Politics Republicans

Meet “The Donkey Whisperer” …

I’m a big fan of Cesar Milian, The Dog Whisperer, and his show on The National Geographic Channel.  I’ve picked up a few tricks from Cesar to help keep my favorite pooch in line. Well, a Texas Republican congressional candidate, Roger Williams, has put out…

Posted in Campaign 2012 Economy Media Mitt Romney Politics Republicans

Rethinking Romney ….

I know I gave major props to Mitt Romney in an earlier post about “job creation” and the silly season.  An editorial in today’s Wall Street Journal has me rethinking that praise: Mitt Romney rolled out a major chunk of his economic agenda yesterday, and…

Posted in Economy Education Law & Order NC legislature NC State Government Politics

Judicial tyranny at its worst …

Superior Court Judge Howard Manning has said the state MUST fully fund pre-K classes, and that state legislators have no recourse but to do what he says.  Wow. One lawyer in black robes, elected by a few counties, has the power to create a constitutional…

Posted in Obama Politics

A picture is worth a thousand words …

 

Posted in Congress Economy Law & Order

Getting sued by the feds for LISTENING to Washington …

          Reports are out about the Feds suing big banks for all of the bad housing loans they gave out in the run-up to the crash of the U.S. housing market. Why did these banks give out all of these bad…

Posted in Congress Economy Media Obama Politics

Job creation and the political silly season ….

“Job Creation” is THE buzz moving through the media and the political class as the 2012 campaign season starts to gear up.  Barry-O is giving us a speech on Thursday about how he will create jobs. Candidates are attacking each other over who has the…

Posted in Economy Media Obama Politics

A big ZERO for Barry O ….

That’s right.  Official economic reports indicate that no new jobs were created for August.  That’s the first time since World War II: The US economy created no jobs and the unemployment rate held steadily higher at 9.1 percent in August, fueling concerns that the US…

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He wants your money AND your TV time ….

First, President Barry wants to speak on television Wednesday — at the same time as a GOP presidential debate.  That idea gets nixed — so he tries to get some TV time on Thursday.  The problem with Thursday — that is the night that NFL…

Posted in Bev Perdue Law & Order Media NC legislature NC State Government Politics

Some common sense on voter ID laws ….

It has been a little while since Madame Governor vetoed what many of us thought was a very sensible piece of legislation — requiring voters who show up to cast ballots actually show ID to prove they are who they say they are.  (Oh, the…