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Senior Banking Officials Confirm That O!ministration’s Talk of Default is Blatant Fearmongering

Because through back channels the administration is going out of their way to assure banks that a default just isn’t happening. From Charles Gasparino at Fox Business: While officials from the Obama Administration raised their rhetoric over the weekend about … Continue reading

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Paul Ryan Exposes the Trillion Dollar Gimmick in Senator Reid’s Debt Ceiling “Compromise” Plan

Which, as I noted earlier, was the inclusion among Reid’s supposed “savings” of funds for not fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq; funds that no one has included in any of their budget baselines.  But Representative Ryan points that out clearly … Continue reading

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Admiral Mullen Admits that NATO is in a “Stalemate” in Libyan Campaign

Which must be a difficult admission for the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff to make, although he goes on to opine that he believes that Gaddafi will eventually be driven from power: Top US officer Admiral Michael Mullen … Continue reading

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Is The President a Pathalogical Liar?

To which I respond all of the usual and customary replies to any uber obvious question; is the Pope Catholic?  Does a bear, well, you know… The Washington Times’ James Curl: In the weird world that is Washington, men and … Continue reading

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Did Obama Just Take Ownership of the Debt Ceiling Debacle?

If WaPo’s ersatz “conservative” Jen Rubin’s reportage is correct then it would appear he indeed has: A Republican aide e-mails me: “The Speaker, Sen. Reid and Sen. McConnell all agreed on the general framework of a two-part plan. A short-term … Continue reading

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Palin RIPS Obama regarding His Petulant Presser

Like many of us, Sarah Palin seemed to be taken aback a bit by Obama’s press conference today following Speaker Boehner’s withdrawal from the debt ceiling negotiations. You know, the one where he summoned Congressional leaders to the White House … Continue reading

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Just a reminder: None of the Senate Democrats Voted to Raise the Debt Ceiling in 2006

Not a single one; many of whom are still in the Senate…  It was a strict party line vote…From the Senate’s website: Grouped By Vote Position YEAs —52 Alexander (R-TN) Allard (R-CO) Allen (R-VA) Bennett (R-UT) Bond (R-MO) Brownback (R-KS) … Continue reading

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A call to arms phones and e-mail: Senate to vote on CC&B on Saturday

From our old pal Jeff Goldstein at Protein wisdom comes the news that the Senate will hold a vote on the Cut, Cap, and Balance legislation that was passed in the House of Representatives by a wide margin earlier this … Continue reading

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Senator Jeff Sessions: it’s past time for Obama to put his debt plan on the table

Which he’s speaking about a debt reduction plan.  Because everyone’s already seen the President’s plan to increase our debt; that would be the risible “plan”, that was not really a plan but a speech, that the MBM allowed him to … Continue reading

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Wynn not the only CEO unhappy with The Won

Recall the story posted here the other day about Wynn Resorts CEO’s epic rant that stemmed from his dissatisfaction with Obama’s failed economic policies?  Did it seem like something out of the ordinary to you?  I mean, generally business leaders … Continue reading

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