Newsflash: Public Anger Gets Results.

Earlier this week, Der Spiegel published a sobering article about how the global economic crisis is battering the Friedmanite petri dish that is post-Soviet Eastern Europe: After joining the EU, the Baltic countries in particular made enormous progress in catching up with their Western neighbors, sometimes...

Specter to American Workers: “Drop Dead!”

Well, so much for Arlen Specter’s emancipated testicles: In June 2007, the vote on the Employee Free Choice Act was virtually monolithic: 50 Senators, Democrats, voted for cloture and 48 Republicans against.  I was the only Republican to vote for cloture.  The prospects for the next cloture vote are...

F*ck Me with a Freshly Sharpened Pitchfork.

On today’s episode of Fareed Zakaria GPS, an ‘expert panel’ was convened to discuss ‘populist’ outrage in the wake of AIG and other recent scandals related to the global economic crisis. Via email, I bet Sarah a dinner at IHOP (because we be keepin’ it real like that in this economy) that the ‘expert panel’...

Question of the day

When will Obama’s honeymoon with the Left end?  And when it does (the answer to this question does not begin with “if”), can the date of separation be traced back to yesterday, March 21, 2009 — a day when John Cole said this: If these guys are right [about Obama’s bank/bad debt...

A little Caterpillar told me

Yesterday, I emailed the CFLF crew and told them I’m cutting back on my blogging here mostly because of time constraints, but also because I want to take a broader look at the Obama administration to determine exactly what they’re doing.  Day to day blog commentary requires one steeping...

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