Category Archives: Stupid Democratic Tricks

Dirtbag says what?

Apparently, the guy who now runs First Reading is a Dick ‘Kinky’ Friedman fan which lead him to interview the man I was certain we’d finally exorcised in 2010. Feel free to go read it all here… it’s a rehash … Continue reading

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It’s like deja vu all over again

Last Tuesday night was full of excitement as it became clear that the President would win a solid victory over Willard. The elation died rather quickly when we realized that we would have to live through Return of the Living … Continue reading

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Recently in Austin/Central Texas

Just a few bits that have been haunting tabs in my browser: The Travis County Commissioners have approved a measure to hold a public hearing on a salary increase for public officials, including themselves. During what is still an extraordinarily … Continue reading

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Where the hell is Paul Muad’Dib when you need him?

Erskine Bowles was on Bloomberg talking about the Super Committee and how they needed to really worry about long term deficits NOW. Which makes a lot of sense considering the economy is still weak and there is significant danger we … Continue reading

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It’s just not enough

I’m pissed. Sorry, I refuse to get hopped up and excited about an effort that was too moderate and is unlikely to pass anyway. I didn’t even think the speech was all that great, but I suppose because expectations were … Continue reading

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Feeling Cassandra

Since ARRA passed in February 2009, many have stated over and over again that: 1) It was too small 2) It would largely discredit fiscal stimulus 3) It was poorly constructed as a result of politics, not economics 4) It … Continue reading

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When it opens it’s mouth, it says stupid things

First up, Governor Perry… “If this guy prints more money between now and the election, I dunno what y’all would do to him in Iowa but we would treat him pretty ugly down in Texas. Printing more money to play … Continue reading

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The Return of RyanFraud

With all the deficit hysteria going on, I think the following quote is worth noting… “Nixon raised the debt ceiling 9 times for a total increase of 36%.Ford raised the debt ceiling 5 times for a total increase of 41%.Reagan … Continue reading

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Done with General Sanchez

So General Sanchez’s website is up and it includes the following craptastic bullets The best approach to creating jobs in Texas is for us to provide tax cuts, incentives, and increase financing support for small businesses… No, the best approach … Continue reading

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Then you’re a fool, Ambassador

Lookit, I don’t think it’s any secret that I’m not terribly thrilled with the President. He’s been a massive failure on some really big things. However, it’s clear the Republicans would be far, far worse. Take Ambassador John Huntsman, who … Continue reading

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