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Photoshop credit: Leo Alberti Wanna get depressed instantly? Read this. And an even more depressing reminder: Only 14 Senate Republicans opposed Obama’s massive expansion of the national service boondoggle. God save us from bipartisanship.
My column today looks at the phantom Porkulus II/Jobs Bill. I say “phantom” because there is no bill text I can actually point you to — it’s the same business-as-usual we’ve been subjected to since Porkulus I. GOP Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell was on the Senate floor yesterday pleading to see the legislation: ““My […]
Is George Voinovich going to screw the GOP on health care? Updated: Auto bailout crusader meets with Spender-in-Chief to discuss national debt
Here it comes. Look for John McCain, Lindsay Graham, and the open-borders Republicans to hop on board the Obama Amnesty Bandwagon. God save us from bipartisanship. Via the NYT: The Obama administration will insist on measures to give legal status to an estimated 12 million illegal immigrants as it pushes early next year for legislation […]
I hate to say “I told you so.” But, well, I told you so. GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham has signed on to the Democrats’ massive green redistribution scheme masquerading as a planet-saving, national security-enhancing “energy independence” scheme. Can John McCain and the rest of the Climate Change Republicans be far behind? First, a quick trip […]
Big government bedfellows.
Well, it looks increasingly likely that GOP Sen. Judd Gregg will be named the new Commerce Secretary nominee following the Bill Richardson fiasco. (Update: Gregg accepts.) Gregg championed the Crap Sandwich and regurgitated every Chicken Little talking point and fiscal myth to sell it: Gregg then crusaded to release the second half of the Crap […]
Who’s afraid of obstructionism?
A reader sent along a story published in a Bulgarian newspaper about an outrageous-sounding scheme offered to foreigners: Invest in real estate. Win American citizenship. Yes, it’s true. And I’ve told you about it before. More on that in a minute. From Bulgaria: Investment in real estate in US guarantees a green card 16:58 Thu […]
Late-night shenanigans on the Hill: UAW bailout watch; Update: Union negotiations fall apart. Good! Headed for cloture; Final vote: 52-35. FAIL!
Scroll for updates…10:15pm Eastern. Latest word from the Hill: Talks between UAW and Corker fall apart. Excellent news for bailout opponents…more below…McConnell and Reid on floor discussing timing of cloture vote…Reid wants vote at 10:40pm Eastern…Countrywide Chris Dodd whining…Corker: “We were three words away” from a deal…GOP wanted a “date certain” on reform…more below…roll call […]
I’ll say what I have said repeatedly in The Year of the Bailout: God save us from bipartisanship. Here’s the 31-page draft text of the automakers’/UAW bailout. Cliff Notes’ version: Borrow. Spend. Repeat. Panic. FAIL.
My column this week looks at the new moochers in town: newspapers. Here’s an overview of the battered industry. And here’s background on the Connecticut papers looking for a rescue. On a semi-related note, check out Patterico’s post: HotAir.com Had Almost 1/3 the Traffic of the L.A. Times’s Entire Web Site in October. (An additional […]
Bipartisan wealth redistribution.
Photoshop credit: The People’s Cube
Obama’s illegal alien auntie: The rest of the story; Update: Open-borders lobby demands enforcement freeze
Scroll down for updates… My syndicated column today reports the rest of the deportation fugitive Aunti Zeituni Onyango story that both Barack Obama and George Bush would prefer to keep covered up. God save us from bipartisanship. *** Obama’s illegal alien auntie: The rest of the story by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2008 I […]
Dude, where’s my bailout?
Flash: Senate bailout vote scheduled tomorrow at approx. 9pm Eastern; shamnesty tactics all over again
Risen from the dead.
Scroll for updates…Thanks to N.Z.Bear/Porkbusters for a link to the 108-page draft bill…updated version here… It’s full steam ahead for the trillion-dollar-plus bailout boondoggle. Washington is euphoric. If you didn’t already have a sick feeling in your stomach all week, the photos of the late-night press conference announcing that a tentative deal had been struck […]
On the dole.
The bipartisan fleecing of America.
Oh, triple-crikey. God save us from bipartisanship again. Washington is in a tizzy over the Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac financial crisis. The stocks plunged yesterday and a former Fed governor declared them “insolvent.” Keep an eye on the markets this morning for more freefall. Panicked Republicans and Democrats have joined clammy hands to declare their fealty […]