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Thursday, March 08, 2012

Earth To Obama:

General Motors can't give the damn things away.  So are you prepared to pay people to take them?

Obama Calls for New $1B Program to Promote ‘Alternative’ Vehicles

Someone needs to get with our detached president and break the news - as gently as is necessary - that the economy that he's wrecked has brought about conditions such that millions of Americans have adopted their Chinese-made sneakers as their "alternative vehicle" because they're broke and can't afford the gas that he has done his level best to make expensive beyond their means.

Alternative vehicles.  While millions can't afford a vehicle of any kind.

For the love of God.

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Like a broken record: "After Volt Debacle; Obama Calls for More Spending on Car Batteries."

Sandra Fluke, The Media's New Joan of Arc

Remember Valerie Plame?

No?

Well, don't feel like the lone ranger.

But there was a time when her name was on the front page of every liberal newspaper in the country.  A wronged woman, trying to do what's right for her country, who was bullied by an all-powerful male.

A by-God Mary Queen of Scots!

And then the truth came out and she was sent off into oblivion forever.  (Though her head wasn't separated from her shoulders so the comparison to Mary ends there.)

Fast-forward to 2012.  And to the Valerie Plame of our day.

The woman who is on the front page of every liberal newspaper in the country.  A wronged woman, trying to do what's right for her country, who was bullied by ...


Sandra Fluke.

The warrior for all things good in this world.

The woman who had the courage to speak truth to power.

The apotheosis of purity and light.

A human being - a towering figure - a giant among mere mortals - for whom sainthood would be a slight.

Or just the latest feminist whiner to make the front page of every liberal newspaper ...

Perspective?

See how persecution and intimidation really manifest themselves.

And tell Sandra Fluke to take it somewhere else.  We're full up on her kind of nonsense here.

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* Before someone writes and suggests that Mary Queen of Scots was actually bullied by Queen Elizabeth 1 - a female - I would respecrfully ask that they look up the name Sir Francis Walsingham and gain an understanding of who it was that dropped the axe.

Good Stuff

Look up the word "skewer" and then read this skewering of some moron of a county judge in Wisconsin: "Wisconsin Judge Grants Temporary Injunction Against Voter ID Law."

His ass is this morning on fire.

Deservedly so.

Mitt Romney & The Bigger Picture

Political analyst John Fund sees "Danger Signals for Romney."

So do I.

But here's something worth considering.

A soon-to-be fact: In this primary season Mitt is doing best in states where the electorate is bluest and less than great in states that are a bright red.

It's shaping up to where he'll do well in the Pacific Northwest, in the Rust Belt, in New England, and Florida.

And he'll be a loser (in the primaries) in the South (Virginia doesn't count; he won by default), the Midwest, and the Plains.

So, if one assumes that the South, the Plains, and the Midwest are going Republican no matter what happens between now and November, shouldn't the GOP be salivating at the thought that, in a close election, where a couple of points might separate the two candidates, say in the fading-blue states of Ohio, Colorado, New Jersey, and Michigan, doesn't Romney's appeal make him the ultimate winner?

Just wondering.

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As a side-note, I've been critical of Republicans in the past for glomming onto the "most electable" presidential candidate early in primary season, regardless whether that candidate on which they glom holds political positions with which those Republicans agree.  That's how they ended up with Presidents Dole and McCain.

But this year is totally different.  Mitt Romney, by most everyone's estimation, is "the most electable" candidate in the 2012 race.  Which means he should have been coronated two months ago.  Yet he can't close the deal.

I have a new respect for Republicans.  They're not as blind and obtuse as I thought they were.

When The Story Doesn't Fit The Template

It sounded so perfect.  If you're of the kindhearted, magnanimous, open-minded, liberal persuasion.  A distraught lesbian seeking communion after her mother's death is refused by a (detestable, hardhearted, male) priest.  Perfect for the front page of the Washington Post.

So what if the lesbian is Buddhist.

It's still a brutish, uncompassionate, intolerant, male CATHOLIC priest.

Any facts that go beyond that basic story line are irrelevant.

What a weird bunch these liberals are.