September 27, 2020

Deliverance with Better Teeth, Clothes, and Haircuts

People who haven’t been paying attention were surprised to learn of this week’s debate moderator’s (Martha Raddatz) close connection to the President. He was a guest at one of her three weddings and a she was invited to his wedding and a visitor to the vice-president’s home just months ago. Other bloggers have made lists […]

Dems Better Put Some Ice on That ‘Rape’ Talk

The other day I received an e-mail from the suddenly famous Sandra Fluke under the simple heading “Legitimate rape.”  Presuming that the message was not exactly personal, I deleted it, but I could have guessed its tone and tenor.  Indeed, I had heard more about Rep.  Todd Akin’s unfortunate choice of words on the subject […]

Why Some Government Spending Is Better Than Others . . .

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By Hunter Baker on 2.24.12 @ 10:46AM We are hearing a great deal at the moment about government austerity, especially in Europe, as various states attempt to deal with massive budget crises resulting from a combination of low growth, bad demographics, and overly rich welfare programs. European Central […]

Americans Are Better Than Who Obama Thinks We Are

Along with their ever-present accusation that anyone who criticizes or disagrees with America’s first black president is a racist, class envy is the centerpiece of Obama’s re-election campaign. It is extremely disheartening that the president of the United States believes he can win the votes of a majority of Americans by exploiting the sin of […]

Jobs Bill No Better in Small Bites

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By Ross Kaminsky on 10.19.11 @ 5:52PM Earlier today, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said that he’ll bring up part of President Obama’s “jobs” plan for a vote on Friday (October 21). In particular the bill aims to give states $ 35 billion to retain public sector union […]

Free Trade Agreements, Better Late Than Never

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By John Tabin on 10.12.11 @ 10:14PM Some good news from Capitol Hill: The House and Senate both passed the pending free trade agreements with Colombia, Panama, and South Korea this evening. But all of these deals were negotiated during the Bush administration (before getting stalled in the […]