The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Repealing ObamaCare Is Scary To Gutless Progressives Fearing Reform

by Smitty What is different about Republican calls for repeal today — as opposed to calls for repeal from 2010 to the end of 2013 — is that Obamacare is now in place. It exists. Exchanges are running — many of them badly, but running. subsidies are being paid. Insurance companies have changed the way […]

Obama’s Part-Time Proletariat

Victims of Obamanomics: Having worked as a nurse’s aide for 15 years, Ms. McCurdy has been among the nearly 25 million workers in the United States who make less than $10.10 an hour — the amount to which President Obama supports increasing the minimum wage. Of those workers, 3.5 million make the $7.25 federal minimum […]

“Poor, Poor Pitiful Reid,” Zevon Sang Not

by Smitty Via Instapundit, Harry Reid again underscored why he’s the Worst Senator EVAR yesterday, going after the Koch brothers in an unseemly manner. Reid charged that Charles and David Koch, who are tied for fourth place on the Forbes list of 400 richest people in the United States, violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, […]

The Media’s Ukraine Hocus-Pocus

How many times do you have to watch the same magic trick before you start getting wise to the fact that the rabbit was never in the hat to begin with? The media’s approach to any controversy or scandal involving President Obama begins with two basic premises: Everything Obama does is right and good; and […]

VIDEO: NSC Meeting On Ukraine; BHO & Biden Have A Wee Jog

by Sissypuss the Blog Kitty Full statement from WH official pic.twitter.com/xx13P8TsYd — Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) March 1, 2014 Obama did not attend the meeting, but WH official says he has been briefed by Susan Rice and his national security team. — Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) March 1, 2014 When done with the fun run, Sissypuss heard, […]

#OccupyResoluteDesk Totally Knows Him Some Foreign Policy

by Smitty Look at Obama just mop up the floor with Romney during the 2012 debates: The president is so witty and cool. Look at him own this guy. http://t.co/sKXehnCB3q — Charles C. W. Cooke (@charlescwcooke) March 1, 2014 Five years of observing BHO, from Zelaya in Honduras, to Chavez in Venezuela, to the Green […]

Palin Vindicated on Russia, Ukraine: ‘I Could See This One From Alaska’

She who laughs last: Sarah Palin may be having a bragging rights moment. In 2008, when she was the GOP vice presidential nominee, Palin questioned in a speech whether then-Sen. Barack Obama would have the foreign policy credentials to handle a scenario in which Russian President Vladimir Putin invaded Ukraine. “After the Russian army invaded […]

And Satan Said, ‘Abra Cadaver’, And Lo: Harry Reid Did Clutter The Senate

by Smitty Poor, poor, pitiful Reid. So tired sounding; so burned out by the ongoing effort to do what he thinks is proper, in the face of the Koch machine: God save us from the endless stream of lies that Harry Reid embodies. Truly, the GOP can retake the Senate merely by playing Harry Reid […]

Arguing With Psychotics

How are we supposed to have meaningful discussions of politics and policy, when Democrats are devoted to promoting paranoia? Study: Global Warming Will Cause 180,000 More Rapes by 2099 … Using the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s warming projections, Ranson calculated that from 2010 to 2099, climate change will “cause” an additional “22,000 murders, 180,000 […]

Eric Holder Hospitalized

Don’t know what the diagnosis or prognosis is: Attorney General Eric Holder was taken to an area hospital Thursday after reporting faintness and shortness of breath. Justice Department spokesman Brian Fallon said Holder, 63, began experiencing the symptoms during a regular senior staff meeting at the department. “As a precaution, the attorney general was taken […]

Obama: OFA ‘Doing God’s Work’

Steven Ertelt of LifeNews noticed that quote from an event last night, and was reminded of when President Obama said “God bless” Planned Parenthood, the largest abortion provider in the United States. By the way, I’ve been researching a follow-up on Miriam Weeks, the Duke University freshman Women’s Studies major who pays her tuition by […]

Quote Of The Half-Decade @TedNugent

by Smitty Bad Ted; bad (emphasis mine): “I do apologize – not necessarily to the President – but on behalf of much better men than myself, like the best governor in America, Gov. Rick Perry, [and] the best attorney general in America, Greg Abbott [of Texas],” Nugent said. “I apologize for using the street fighter […]

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