January 16, 2019

Give us Your Young, Uninsured (and Dying to be Rooked)

I was lingering over my breakfast coffee thinking how the latest revelation about ObamaCare would be treated by a press that saw every Halliburton contract as a direct Ka-Ching into Vice-President Cheney’s pocket though he was long gone from that company. The failures of the Obamacare website came just days after its launch and after […]

Time to Give Up on Literally?

On NPR this morning in a debate over the debt ceiling, I heard a contributor say that the Republican Party is sufficiently ideological to “literally drive the country off a cliff.” Literally. Is it time to give up the fight over the word literally? Joe Biden, of course, is famous for doing the same violence to the […]

Will Obama Give Suu Kyi The Dalai Lama Treatment?

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By Aaron Goldstein on 9.19.12 @ 4:47PM President Obama is scheduled to meet with Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi in the Oval Office today. However, there will be no press or cameras present. Obama mustn’t offend the military junta. I wonder if Obama will give Suu […]

Gov. Christie to Give Keynote Address in Tampa

Via the Associated Press: Chris Christie, the sometimes abrasive but always entertaining governor of New Jersey, is set to be announced Tuesday as the keynote speaker for the Republicans’ national convention later this month. Christie, who considered a 2012 presidential bid of his own before endorsing former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, is already at work […]

MassDems Give Warren 95% of Vote

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By Aaron Goldstein on 6.3.12 @ 7:57PM Yesterday, Massachusetts Democrats closed ranks around Elizabeth Warren giving her more than 95% of the vote at the party’s state convention in Springfield. The only other Democrat on the ballot was Marisa DeFranco, an immigration attorney. If DeFranco had received 15% […]

Egypt’s military renews pledge to give up power

An Egyptian medic helps a wounded man during clashes outside the Defense Ministry in Cairo, Egypt, Wednesday, May 2, 2012. Clashes erupted on Wednesday between assailants and mostly Islamist protesters gathered outside the Defense Ministry in the Egyptian capital, leaving several people dead and many wounded, security officials said. (AP Photo/Mostafa El Shemy) CAIRO (AP) […]

Mark Levin: The Speech Romney Should Give

Print Email Text Size The Spectacle Blog By Jeffrey Lord on 4.17.12 @ 11:55AM I saw this posted on Real Clear Politics, and it’s worth a listen by the Romney people. It’s an audio of Mark Levin on “The Speech Romney Should Give.” Governor Romney gave a speech to a group of wealthy supporters and […]