Obamacare: The Greatest Show On Earth

Roll Call posted a fascinating article on Wednesday detailing the growing sense of concern (or perhaps it would be more accurate to call it PANIC!) that many Congressional Democrats—especially those in marginally safe to contested seats—are experiencing over the rolling catastrophe of Obamacare’s implementation. For those who opposed the passage of the law in the first place, it’s a somewhat satisfying … Read More

Pelosi: Happy New Year, Peasants! Oh, and feel free to die in a fire.

Allahpundit is right:  this is the perfect way for Nancy Pelosi to end her tenure as Speaker of the House.  Paternalistic?  Check.  Arrogant?  Check.  Detached from reality?  Checky-check-check-check. And so our shameless, reckless, intrusive, imperious, and borderline-tyrannical 111th Congress slimes its way across the finish line without a hint of regret or introspection.  Here’s hoping that there’s enough time to … Read More

Wow, this is stupid.

Here’s Democrat Dick Blumenthal talking about how jobs are created: Here’s the difference between Blumenthal’s response and McMahon’s:  Blumenthal is all about desperately clutching to jobs that already exist but are under pressure to leave because they can be done more efficiently elsewhere.  He’s completely focused on using the power of government either to bribe or force businesses to stay … Read More

It Was All Lies.

Not a moderate.

Quote of the year, Health Care category: It’s a bit late in the day to ask whether President Obama made a single truthful argument in favor of Obamacare. Yet he and his congressional allies probably didn’t expect the exposure of their lies to begin quite this soon after their nationalization of health care. Throw the damn liars out.  Every last … Read More

Health Care and Hobbyhorses

HobbyHorse

Jonah Goldberg reprints an e-mail from a commenter whose political hobbyhorse has been observing the left and it’s political hobbyhorse: Dig deeper and you find the liberal narrative in full. The long winter out of power for the left, as the theory goes, starts with the Clintons failure to get healthcare. The first mistake was trying to ram it through Congress. The second … Read More

Barney Frank Forced To Admit The Blindingly Obvious

Larry Kudlow got this out of Barney Frank: “I hope by next year we’ll have abolished Fannie and Freddie,” he said. Remarkable. And he went on to say that “it was a great mistake to push lower-income people into housing they couldn’t afford and couldn’t really handle once they had it.” He then added, “I had been too sanguine about Fannie … Read More

Welcome to Portland

Ed Morrisey notes this photo of a protest outside a Sarah Palin speech in Eugene, Oregon: Yes, that’s right: Eugene is a hate-free zone, except for the person who hopes that Sarah Palin chokes.  Nice touch with the Obama logo there, chum.  Don Surber adds: Yes, that’s pretty liberal — harassing people who went to see someone speak. From the … Read More