Category Archives: National Politics

NYT: America’s Leftward Tilt?

You can tell already when the New York Times is backpedaling on an eventual Romney win the weekend before the election: If Mr. Romney wins and wants a second term, he would be wise to wed an economic narrative about … Continue reading

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Anne Applebaum and Sovietization

Now isn’t this a telling observation: Sovietization was never simply about political institutions or social structures. Young communist cadres absorbed from their teachers the thinking of a new civilization, where anything not under the party’s control was suspicious, probably hostile. … Continue reading

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Sabato Spins on Obama, Concedes Virginia as In Play

Well it’s semi-official. Virginia is now in play according to the staunchest of Democratic analytic methods as the polls tighten over the Romney debate performance and a higher degree of scrutiny over national polling data. From Sabato’s Crystal Ball: Notice … Continue reading

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Your 30 Second Recap of Wednesday’s POTUS Debate

…not that this means I’m backtracking on yesterday’s analysis.  Still, I couldn’t help but find this humorous.

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Frontline: Syria

Have a half hour to burn? Want to learn about what’s going on in Syria? Of course you do… The kicker? The “uprising” isn’t homegrown, it’s not winning, and it’s going to result in a bloodbath. Ba’athism could see a … Continue reading

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Rick Santelli: GDP Numbers Are “Depressingly Weak”

There’s the Obama recovery for ya…. CNBC has more on the math.  So what’s the problem here?  Three things: 1.  The federal budget isn’t sorted out.  Until small businesses and large banks can rest assured that the federal government isn’t … Continue reading

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Great Ad, Unfortunate Name

Great ad that doubles down on the 47% (thought others are admirably attempting to play it off as a reaction to fallout — if hitting a pinata and watching the candy come out is the definition of “fallout”), though I … Continue reading

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On The Passing of Nellie Gray

I did not know her very well, but her lifelong leadership of the pro-life community and Nellie’s commitment to personhood was certainly one of the more courageous episodes in the history of the pro-life movement, and all at a time … Continue reading

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Romney Finally Hits A Home Run…

This is probably the first ad I’ve seen from the Romney campaign that clicks on all cylinders… Amazingly enough, the MSM still refuses to cover the story. Meanwhile, social media carries the story… and it has only picked up steam … Continue reading

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Calculated Risk: August 1st QE3 Departure Date?

Here it comes… and we may have no choice: First, I think Bernanke paved the way for QE3 at the press conference on June 20th. Before embarking on previous rounds of QE, Bernanke always outlined the reasons – and I … Continue reading

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