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Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Well, Nobody Will Ever Accuse Nancy Pelosi Of That

Having "a conscience thing," that is.

Explains a lot about her and her ilk.

But They're So ... Green!

Oh, dear.
Dutch fall out of love with windmills
By Ivana Sekularac, Reuters

Towering over the waves of the North Sea like an army of giants, blades whipping through the wind, the turbines were the country's best hope to curb carbon emissions and meet growing demand for electricity.

The 36 turbines -- each one the height of a 30-storey building -- produce enough electricity to meet the needs of more than 100,000 households each year.

But five years later the green future looks a long way off. Faced with the need to cut its budget deficit, the Dutch government says offshore wind power is too expensive and that it cannot afford to subsidize the entire cost of 18 cents per kilowatt hour -- some 4.5 billion euros last year.

The government now plans to transfer the financial burden to households and industrial consumers in order to secure the funds for wind power and try to attract private sector investment.

It will start billing consumers and companies in January 2013 and simultaneously launch a system under which investors will be able to apply to participate in renewable energy projects.

But the new billing system will reap only a third of what was previously available to the industry in subsidies -- the government forecasts 1.5 billion euros every year -- while the pricing scale of the investment plan makes it more likely that interested parties will choose less expensive technologies than wind. [link]
"... more likely that interested parties will choose less expensive technologies than wind."  Don't think for a minute that those "interested parties" are going to choose the least expensive technologies available to humankind today - nuclear and fossil.  Those parties, after all, still have to answer to the morons who bought into (well, actually they didn't buy anything; they bought with Dutch taxpayer money) the silly notion that wind power was sustainable.

So much for that.

Expect the geniuses there to overlay the English Channel with solar panels next.

As long as there's tax money to waste, by God ...

We Will No Longer Compromise On Their Terms

The whining you hear from the media and Washington Democrats now that that destined-to-self-destruct "super committee" has self-destructed is a symptom of a problem both groups that group of liberals needs to come to grips with:  The terms of negotiation will no longer be those dictated by them for the last fifty years.  Those being centered around the premise that we need to raise the necessary funds to meet the needs of an ever-expanding government.  How and how much were the only points of negotiation.

Earth to liberals: Kiss that paradigm goodbye.  From this point on - no, from election day, 2010 on - we will compromise only on the reduction in size and scope of the monstrosity known as the United States government.  How and how much is negotiable.

Apparently we have a lot of work to do to get the message through to them:
Thank You, Grover Norquist
Wall Street Journal editorial

So it's all Grover Norquist's fault. Democrats and the media are singing in unison that the reason Congress's antideficit super committee has failed is because of the conservative activist's magical antitax spell over Republicans.

Not to enhance this Beltway fable, but thank you, Mr. Norquist. By reminding Republicans of their antitax promises, he has helped to expose the real reason for the super committee's failure: the two parties disagree profoundly on a vision of government.

Democrats don't believe they need to do more than tinker around the edges of the entitlement state while raising taxes on the rich. Republicans think the growth of government is unsustainable and can't be financed no matter how much taxes are raised.

Sounds like we need an election.

Of course it would have been preferable if the two sides had come together now to cut spending, reform the tax code and remake Medicare. Preferable, but implausible. That would have required President Obama to have shown more respect for the will of the voters when they revoked his credit card by giving Republicans control of the House in 2010. Or for the President to have honored the findings of his own Bowles-Simpson deficit commission by using it as a basis for negotiation. Instead, he ignored them.

The abiding reality of American politics is that substantial change in Washington is impossible without Presidential leadership. And Mr. Obama does not want to lead on reforming entitlements or reducing the deficit. He is making clear he is running for re-election on a platform of consolidating the expansion of government of his first two years and raising taxes to finance it.

Thus it's no surprise that he did more than anyone to poison the well of the super committee with his October remarks promising a veto unless the deal included $1 trillion in tax increases. Mr. Obama knew that Republicans couldn't agree to this a year after winning election on a promise not to raise taxes. But $1 trillion became the marker that Democrats on the super committee insisted was the price of admission for all but token spending cuts. This is after Mr. Obama also insisted that ObamaCare and its tax increases (that start in 2013) couldn't be touched.

In the end Republicans had to choose between a $1 trillion tax hike that would hurt a sputtering economy while splintering the GOP less than a year before a huge election, or let an automatic spending cut of $1.2 trillion over 10 years begin in 2013. The sequester is the better option. [link]
The Leftists in this country still don't get it.

Perhaps they will come November, 2012, when a sledgehammer is taken to the side of their heads.

What Part Of 'Hiss' Don't You Understand?

Perhaps it has to do with the fact that she was never proud of the USA her entire life - until recently.  But I'm going to take a wild guess and say the reason that Michelle Obama was booed by NASCAR America has more to do with this:

Obama's Great Depression

Boos? Her husband destroying the country the rest of us love in good times and bad will have that effect.

Michelle would do well to stay in Manhattan. The 1% there seem to appreciate her company.

But out here in the world? Message delivered.

So go away.

Who Would Have Guessed?

After years of ignoring charges of sexual harassment and rape, and defending Bill Clinton's many shameful extramarital escapades, the liberal media has decided to get all moral on us.  Gosh, I never saw this coming:

"With bile almost dripping from his lips, [MSNBC buffoon Martin] Bashir raged Monday, 'If anyone's dirty, it's Newt Gingrich, a man whose personal morality has been drawn from the sewer.'"

I don't know. The priestly vestments just don't work. Or is that a clown costume?

With enemies like Bashir, victory in the struggle to save America is assured.

Virginia Votes, Democrats Sue

They never were on the side of the people.  The Democratic Party of Virginia has decided to sue over the results now that the election has ended and they got their asses handed to them.

What We the People won't do, maybe some judge in northern Virginia can hand them.

This is almost shameful:
Virginia Democrats say they will sue to share control of the state Senate
By Laura Vozzella and Anita Kumar, Washington Post

Richmond — There are those who question the wisdom of Virginia Democrats, who on Monday vowed to sue Republicans for the right to share control of the state Senate.

Because this month’s elections left the Senate evenly split between Democrats and Republicans, the GOP has relied on Howard’s analysis to assert that Lt. Gov. Bill Bolling (R) will be able to vote on organizational matters — giving the party control of the chamber and power over its committees.

The party announced its intention on Monday but declined to say when it plans to file the suit, what court it will file in or even disclose its attorney.

The dispute leaves control of the chamber in doubt less than two months before the General Assembly returns in January for its 60-day session. Legislators will consider thousands of bills, including the state’s two-year budget and new lines for the state’s 11 congressional districts.

In the meantime, both Sen. Richard L. Saslaw (D-Fairfax) and Sen. Thomas K. Norment Jr. (R-James City) are calling themselves “majority leader.” [link]
Saslaw is a worm.  So this should surprise no one.

Give his lawyers enough money and watch them remove We the People from the process all together.  We are, to them, such a pesky annoyance.

They Brought This On Themselves

The latest toy to hit the shops ...

A talking Muslim doll.

Nobody knows what the hell it says ...

... because no one has the balls

... to pull the cord.