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“Word is out”
Outsourced uniforms, insourced checks to the DNC
Jaczko the Jerk: Harry Reid’s sexist crony gets the boot by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2012 The embattled chair of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission resigned this week. It’s a victory for Republican oversight on Capitol Hill, women and sound science. But it’s also a lesson in the futility of Bush-era bipartisanship. When you […]
Extended mourning period
Grin & Baier it: Debbie Wasserman Schultz tries to explain why the Senate hasn’t passed a budget in 1,091 days
You know all that Democratic talk about getting big, dirty money out of politics? Never mind. Via Reuters: National fundraising committees for the Democratic and Republican parties, President Barack Obama, and other major politicians have declined to return campaign donations totaling $1.8 million from Houston financier R. Allen Stanford, now on trial for allegedly masterminding […]
“They don’t exist”
**Written by Doug Powers According to President Obama’s friend in the Senate, it sounds like the White House strategy for the upcoming campaign will be a refreshing “accept responsibility” approach where the President will run on his record, not make excuses and maybe even admit that his “fixes” worsened the problems. Did I have you […]
Obama wanted a vote on the jobs bill NOW. The Senate GOP minority moved for an immediate up-or-down vote tonight. Harry Reid, knowing defeat was imminent and that some Senate Democrats were balking at the bill, jumped up and down like Rumpelstiltskin before Mitch McConnell moved to a procedural vote. The Reid bill included a […]
Hey, President Obama? How about another press conference tomorrow to condemn those playing politics, putting partisanship over country, changing the rules, and playing games with your jobs bill? No, not Mitch McConnell and the Republicans. Dirty Harry Reid and the Democrats. Here’s a link round-up of all the shenanigans tonight. The GOP brought a knife […]
Not going anywhere for a while?
Harry Reid on Obama’s ‘Tax the Rich’ Proposal: Finally Those Who Got America Into Debt Will Have to Pay
**Written by Doug Powers Privately, DC Democrats like Harry Reid know they need and even depend on the rich, but publicly they reject them like red-heads at Danish sperm banks. That is unless they’re like Warren Buffett and play along in the “wink wink, nudge nudge” sense. Reid spoke earlier about President Obama’s “jobs plan” […]
Paths to prosperity
**Written by Doug Powers Harry should start sprinkling Zoloft on his pomegranates if he actually still believes this: The days of the Tea Party’s influence on American politics are numbered, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said this weekend. The Senate’s top Democrat told a home state newspaper that he expects the conservative activist moment’s […]
Reporting for duty!
A shovel-ready claim
**Written by Doug Powers I let out a hobbit-like laugh just writing the headline — and it’s not an exaggeration, he really said it. Reid also complained today about “behind closed doors” dealings in the Republican leadership offices. Reid’s frustration must stem from the fact that the GOP isn’t being as transparent and open to […]
**Written by Doug Powers Nancy Pelosi violated a major tenet of comedy, which is “never open with your best joke”: Washington, D.C. – Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi released the following statement on proposals announced today to reduce the deficit and avoid default: “It is clear we must enter an era of austerity; to reduce the […]
Another Manic Debt Plan Monday; Obama Endorses Reid Plan, Boehner Says it’s ‘Full of Gimmicks’; Update: Monday Night Dueling Debt Speeches Added
**Written by Doug Powers (Scroll down for updates) Two more debt plans are bouncing around Capitol Hill today — the Boehner and Reid plans (Obama just endorsed the Reid plan). As you read the summaries, note the trick Harry Reid employs to artificially bulk up his “cuts” in order to make them more attractive — […]
How Sad: Harry Reid Feeling Ignored in Debt Debate; Update: Senate votes down House CutCapBalance 51-46, Reid dances on grave
Human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together — mass hysteria!