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Nancy Pelosi: I would have arrested Karl Rove but I’m not a loose cannon like Darrell Issa

By Doug Powers  •  June 21, 2012 10:08 AM

Real stories of the lie-way patrol

More stewardship of public funds: GSA spent $750,000 on travel expenses for work-from-home employees

By Doug Powers  •  June 2, 2012 12:02 PM

Taxpayers take a bath

Obama administration: Nevermind about that ‘applying child labor laws to kids on family farms’ thing

By Doug Powers  •  April 27, 2012 10:14 AM

In their sights

EPA solicits 6-word essay submissions celebrating Earth and EPA, not necessarily in that order

By Doug Powers  •  April 18, 2012 10:05 PM

“One planet. One people. Billion regulations.”

Congressman to GSA officials: What does it take to actually be fired from the GSA?

By Doug Powers  •  April 17, 2012 02:30 PM

Uhhh

GSA official expected to plead the Fifth at House hearing

By Doug Powers  •  April 14, 2012 02:31 PM

Send in the clowns

Acting GSA administrator: Apologies for the wasted money

By Doug Powers  •  April 10, 2012 04:16 PM

Really, really sorry

Who’s to blame for the 2010 GSA junket to Vegas?

By Doug Powers  •  April 9, 2012 11:33 AM

Predictable

Dept. of Energy: We’ve got a little more ‘green loan’ money to hand out — who wants it?

By Doug Powers  •  April 6, 2012 02:35 PM

Apply today!

Meet NBC Reporter’s Newest Trusted Fact Checker

By Doug Powers  •  March 21, 2012 10:01 PM

Truth team

Steven Chu Grades Self ‘Higher Than an A-Minus’ on Handling of Gas Prices

By Doug Powers  •  March 20, 2012 07:01 PM

His own best critic

Labor Secretary: Failing to Extend Unemployment Payments Will Increase Unemployment

By Doug Powers  •  December 1, 2011 03:36 PM

So… don’t pass this jobs bill?

Open Thread: Energy Secretary Testifies to House Committee About Solyndra; Chu on How Much Taxpayers Will Recover: “Not Very Much;” Vids added

By Doug Powers  •  November 17, 2011 11:02 AM

Solar-powered grilling

Eric Holder to Testify Before House Committee About Fast & Furious

By Doug Powers  •  October 29, 2011 06:27 PM

**Written by Doug Powers This should be interesting: CBS News has learned Attorney General Eric Holder has agreed to appear before the House Judiciary Committee regarding “Fast and Furious.” The hearing will take place Dec. 8th. Judiciary Committee member and head of the House Oversight Committee Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) had requested that Holder appear, […]

Colin Powell Not Sold on Obama in 2012… Yet

By Doug Powers  •  August 28, 2011 06:18 PM

Change?

Ag Secretary: Food Stamps are ‘Stimulus’

By Doug Powers  •  August 16, 2011 04:34 PM

Job creation is a SNAP!

The Latest Obama Cabinet Member with a Tax Problem: Eric Holder

By Doug Powers  •  April 17, 2011 04:00 PM

**Written by Doug Powers If President Obama is serious about tax increases (sorry, I meant to say “spending reductions in the tax code”) and increasing overall tax revenue, he should start by first calling a cabinet meeting and ordering everybody in the room to pony up what they owe. From the New York Post by […]

‘Do as I Say, Not as I Do’ — US Transportation Secretary Edition

By Doug Powers  •  February 10, 2011 10:45 AM

**Written by Doug Powers A couple of months ago: U.S. Transportation Secretary LaHood Unveils New DOT Webpage on ‘Buy America’ Yesterday: (CNSNews.com) – U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said today that he told his daughter to buy a Japanese car–a Toyota Sienna–and that she did so. “Mr. LaHood, there are some UAW people here and […]

Detroit Screws Up Property Tax Billing — But it’s Not Like the City Needed the Money or Anything

By Doug Powers  •  January 14, 2011 03:02 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Sadly, there are still politicians who are trying hard (and succeeding in too many instances) in forcing a national rollout of the brilliant liberal political model that pounded Detroit into the ground: Detroit’s Ombudsman says a snafu in the finance department has created anxiety for homeowners. WWJ Newsradio 950′s Florence Walton […]

A New Entry in the Urban Dictionary

By Doug Powers  •  January 13, 2011 01:12 PM

“dupe’nik”

Chris Christie Coins What Would Be the Perfect Campaign Slogan

By Doug Powers  •  November 14, 2010 10:32 AM

**Written by Doug Powers If Chris Christie ever decides to seek higher office, he recently stumbled across what would be the perfect campaign slogan. From The Corner: “Let me help you pack.” That’s what Gov. Chris Christie told one of the state’s top administrators when that administrator commented publicly that he could leave New Jersey […]

Karl Rove’s water boy strikes again

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 8, 2010 11:10 AM

Last we heard from former Bush speechwriter-turned-Washington Post line columnist Michael Gerson, he was attacking Tea Party activists and yours truly for criticizing his old boss/mentor Karl Rove’s Christine O’Donnell-bashing. See: Rove aide: Kneel before The Architect, you puny website operators & Tea Party ingrates. Well, Rove’s Beltway water boy took to his WaPo perch […]

Rove aide: Kneel before The Architect, you puny website operators & Tea Party ingrates

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 20, 2010 04:46 AM

Bow down.

Ladies of the Right vs. Beltway GOP boyz club; Plus: Fire From the Heartland

By Michelle Malkin  •  September 16, 2010 10:25 AM

The times they are a-changin’ — and it’s ladies of the Right who are kicking ass and naming names. Five items for your viewing and reading pleasure: * Jeri Thompson smacks GOP poobahs and pooh-pooh-ers upside the head: While they may not be intending to be sexist, the message, the attitude and whining sure make […]

Sec. of Education Urged Employees to Attend Sharpton Rally, Unfortunately Not to Spell Check Signs

By Doug Powers  •  August 30, 2010 11:05 PM

**Written by Doug Powers So much for the separation of race baiter & State: President Obama’s top education official urged government employees to attend a rally that the Rev. Al Sharpton organized to counter a larger conservative event on the Mall. “ED staff are invited to join Secretary Arne Duncan, the Reverend Al Sharpton, and […]

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