Archive for January 24th, 2013

Pyrrhus, for whom the term "Pyrrhic victory" was coined

A Pyrrhic Debt Ceiling Victory

Perhaps the only real advantage that may be gleaned from suspending the debt ceiling is that if and when the final collapse of resistance in the House comes — whether on the sequester, or betraying conservatives by not attaching a 10-year pathway to a balanced budget to the continuing resolution — there will be no hiding the vapid emptiness of the promises so solemnly made to the American people by “leaders” they had trusted to get control of the rogue federal government.

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President Barack Obama takes the oath of office (Photo credit: U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley)

New Terms in Honor of the President

Back in the days of the Great Depression it was common for people to name things after the president. For example, a newspaper that a homeless person covered himself with while sleeping was known as a Hoover Blanket. Well, it’s clear that the current president also should have some things named after him (besides ObamaCare, of course)

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Lord Christopher Monckton (Photo credit: Joanne Nova)

Lord Monckton: Obama’s ‘Inauguration’ Signals End of the Left

I admire England’s Lord Christopher Monckton. He has an impressive history that includes careers as a scientist, editor and journalist, political leader, policy advisor and businessman. He is a strong, fearless voice of reason in the face of the tyrannical, freedom-robbing global warmist hoax. Interestingly, he believes the days of the Left are numbered.

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U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Joy Flumerfelt provides medical care to an elderly man in a small village near Bagram Airfield, Iraq, on Oct. 4, 2007. Flumerfelt is a medical technician with the 455th Air Expeditionary Wing.(Photo credit: Staff Sgt. Joshua T. Jasper)

Women in Combat: More Terrible Ideas from the Left

Ironically (God is so good at irony), as it was announced the Obama Administration would be pushing women into combat, we hear from the other side of the Obama Administration’s collective mouth that we need to protect women from violence. But there are a host of other logistical, sanitary, morale and effectiveness issues that should be considered-and obviously have not been-before more social experimentation with our military.

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