Robert Byrd Is Thoughtful And Principled, Like All Of Congress.

Robert Byrd

Or not.  I mean, it’s not like he said last year that it would be inappropriate for the Senate to pass health care via reconciliation… Oh. Well, at least our good public servants up there on Capitol Hill have gone through this legislation from front to back and have a good working knowledge of the bill… Oh. [Blanche Lincoln] insisted Tuesday … Read More

Apparently Senator Deathpanel Was Unavailable

And now we see the Dems begin to abandon any pretense of democratic legitimacy in their mad rush to pass Obamacare BY ANY MEANS NECESSARY!!!  Mary Katherine Ham (mmmm, ham) reports: I present to you the Slaughter Solution, devised by Rep. Louise Slaughter. (What Sen. Death Panel was not available to put his name to it?). Via Congress Daily ($): House … Read More

A Bit Of Public Hygene In Detroit

Monica Conyers will be changing her residence soon.  For about 37 months, it seems.  Truly, this is a great loss for Michigan’s largest city. Via Ace.

It’s The Ideology

Rep. Paul Ryan

Paul Ryan, once again, just saying what needs to be said: And, I really think it comes down to a political philosophy. And they believe in a political philosophy that is more like a cradle to grave, more of a social welfare state, kind of like you see in Europe versus the American ideal that we’ve known and loved and … Read More

Public (And Dick Durbin) to Obama: “You Lie.”

“…on every one of Obama’s specific pledges of cost containment and premium reduction, the public doesn’t believe him.” Also, “Stupid” Dick Durban had this to say about how much health care premiums will be dropping when Obamacare passes: Anyone who would stand before you and say ‘well, if you pass health care reform next year’s health care premiums are going … Read More

Does Michael Gerson Actually Believe This?

Obamacare is Obama’s idea of “the Middle Path“? Whatever the legislative fate of health reform — now in the hands of a few besieged House Democrats — the health reformers have failed in their argument. Their proposal has divided Democrats while uniting Republicans, returned American politics to well-worn ideological ruts, employed legislative tactics that smack of corruption, squandered the president’s … Read More

The Dutch Have Gone Mad

Pathetic: Assisted suicide for anyone over 70 who has simply had enough of life is being considered in Holland.

You Lie

Sorry folks; Joe Wilson was right on this one: The president, who promised in both word and style to usher in a “new era” of Washington “responsibility,” routinely says things that aren’t true and supports initiatives that break campaign promises. When called on it, he mostly keeps digging. And when obliged to explain why American voters are turning so sharply … Read More