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Pelosi: Can You Spare $10 to Protect the Progress We’ve Made?

By Doug Powers  •  December 28, 2010 01:32 PM

**Written by Doug Powers If you were on the receiving end of this letter, it must have been a little like getting a plea for reinforcements from Custer the day after Little Bighorn: Speaker Nancy Pelosi has an outgoing New Year’s Eve wish, asking House campaign supporters to give money to fight back against “shameful […]

‘Green’ Fail in the Outback: Police Can’t Fit Gear in Hybrids They’re Required to Drive

By Doug Powers  •  December 28, 2010 09:46 AM

The science is settled: That stuff won’t fit in there

111th Congress ‘Most Productive Ever’ — In a ‘Termites Devouring a House’ Kind of Way

By Doug Powers  •  December 27, 2010 05:29 PM

**Written by Doug Powers In the past month, story after story after story has been published mentioning how the 111th Congress is the “most productive in decades.” What a nice spin on an absolute disaster. These people would have reported the Titanic sinking as “Ocean-going public bathing more than ever.” To paraphrase Bill Clinton, it […]

Those ‘Death Panels’? Bush’s Fault

By Doug Powers  •  December 27, 2010 04:22 PM

**Written by Doug Powers There was probably a five-hour meeting at the White House on how to spin this, which culminated in somebody throwing his hands in the air and saying “Let’s just do what we always do and blame Bush — everybody okay with that? Good.” From The Hill: The Obama administration is trying […]

Gallup’s Most Admired Man & Woman for 2010

By Doug Powers  •  December 27, 2010 02:44 PM

In case you haven’t guessed yet

Tea Party Freshman Walks the Talk

By Doug Powers  •  December 27, 2010 01:28 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Who better to understand and make decisions on what’s in the best interest of the private sector than a member of Congress who forces himself to live in it as much as possible? I know many politicians find that concept more horrifying than getting mouth-to-mouth resuscitation from Henry Waxman, but at […]

Obama Calls Eagles Owner, Thanks Him for Giving Michael Vick a 2nd Chance

By Doug Powers  •  December 27, 2010 10:56 AM

Doggone forgiving

Media Picks Up Latest White House Spin: Obama’s Humble… Just Like Reagan

By Doug Powers  •  December 26, 2010 05:13 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Yesterday, the New York Times, as a Christmas gift to those of us who enjoy laughing until pumpkin pie and egg nog shoots out our noses, published a piece about how President Obama has a natural penchant for humility: “I think it speaks volumes about the man’s temperament,” said Robert Dallek, […]

Every Day is Christmas in the Undrained Swamp

By Doug Powers  •  December 26, 2010 01:12 PM

Payback’s a cinch

“Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.”

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 25, 2010 10:46 AM

Wishing you all a joy-filled Christmas! “Gloria in excelsis Deo” – King’s College Choir: A special Christmas greeting to our troops at home and overseas. Soldiers celebrate in Iraq: Although morale is high and the threat significantly lower as the U.S. troops head in the last year of service here, Crane says the emotional struggles […]

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