Monthly Archives: November 2014

WET DOG


Some people are just not that fond of water, except for spreading it all over the floor while slurping it up…

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CONCEPTUAL CONFUSION IN THE STATE DEPARTMENT


This falls under the rubric of “Extreme Obamite Cleverness” (EOC). For many years, Israel had a policy of demolishing the homes of individual Palestinians who had engaged in terrorist acts against Israel.  This policy was quite controversial, and about ten … Continue reading

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YET ANOTHER OBAMACARE DISASTER


Sylvia Burwell, a loyal Obama apparatchik who was appointed as Secretary of Health and “Human” Services in June 2014, has her priorities perfectly straight.  On November 11, she reiterated that one of her goals is give Obamacare to illegal immigrants.  … Continue reading

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11/11 – A DIFFERENT KIND OF VETERAN


Here is an interview that a now-defunct local Tacoma, Washington paper did with my father about his experiences during the Holocaust. Parenthetically, I am currently in the process of compiling Dad’s various notes and transcribing the tapes he had recorded … Continue reading

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EXTREME OBAMITE CLEVERNESS (EOC) – WE MUST LIE TO GET PAST CBO AND THE STUPID AMERICAN VOTER


Extraordinary, but not really surprising.  When the bill was finally announced in 2009, I read it from cover to cover, and found huge parts of it unitelligible. And now… Johnathan Gruber, an MIT professor of economics and one of the … Continue reading

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A GREAT GIFT TO AMERICA


Here’s one I never knew about.  (Well, one of many…)  The Czech composer Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904) had composed a tribute to the American flag.  It was to have been performed at the World’s Columbian Exposition in 1892 that commemorated the … Continue reading

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THE GENESIS OF PIZZA


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STEINBECK LECTURES OBAMA: REPOST


Thought I would rerun this February 2012 rant… ——————————- Barack Obama has been busy denouncing traditional American values, using phrases like “they’ve never really worked.”  He has touched on this topic many times and in many ways, but the underlying … Continue reading

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TROUBLE ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF HISTORY


I keep thinking about Barack Obama’s dilemma represented by his “thumping,” his “mega-defeat.”  (That’s not me talking: those are the words of the veteran Democratic strategist James Carville, so don’t anyone go accusing me of racism, or something.)  What is … Continue reading

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EBOLA AND “ABUNDANCE OF CAUTION”


According to New York NBC news channel 4, the number of people being actively monitored for Ebola in New York City has tripled and, as of Wednesday last, stood at 357  (h/t Weasel Zippers).  A mere two days before, on … Continue reading

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