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Matt Damon is disappointed in Obama

posted by Susan Johnson

Not surprising since Obama hasn’t done too much: “Politics is compromise,” says the actor, who campaigned hard for Barack Obama. But Damon feels his candidate has compromised too much. “I’m disappointed in the health care plan and in the troop […]

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Has a new day dawned after the health care summit?

posted by Susan Johnson

Will Republicans and Democrats come together and work on the problems with our health care system? Jon Stewart is certainly hopeful that the summit will produce a meaningful dialog on health care that can lead to real change:But of course […]

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Biden’s Ash Wednesday mark puzzles clueless BBC Sky News presenters

posted by Susan Johnson

Very funny video of two talking heads on the BBC Sky News speculating why Biden has a mark on his forehead (they wonder if he got the mark in Vancouver :-). Wait for the punchline at the end:Update: Pretty clueless […]

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Obama “agnostic” on middle class tax increases

posted by Susan Johnson

Didn’t Obama promise not to raise taxes on the middle class. Yes, I believe he did. So when did lose his faith? President Barack Obama said he is “agnostic” about raising taxes on households making less than $250,000 as part […]

RNC Meeting in Hawaii

posted by Susan Johnson

Maybe they should have gone to Vegas? The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c

Jon Stewart on The O’Reilly Factor

posted by Susan Johnson

I thought it was pretty civil and both of them made some pretty good points. Watch the latest news video at video.foxnews.com Watch the latest news video at video.foxnews.com Though, I thought Stewart was insulting to the typical Fox viewer […]

Another indication that Reid is a goner

posted by Susan Johnson

Polls can change but a more reliable indicator that Reid is a goner is what his fellow Senators are doing: The second- and third-ranking Senate Democratic leaders are doling out huge sums of cash, laying the groundwork for a leadership […]

I guess it just seemed like something Fox would do?

posted by Susan Johnson

This is pretty funny: The Jan. 25 article “Is the President Panicking” originally stated that Fox News led the charge against Bill Clinton in the ’94 midterm elections. Fox News did not come into being until 1996. (via)

Obama orders 9-11 terror trial moved out of lower Manhattan

posted by Susan Johnson

Smart move by Obama moving the trial out of lower Manhattan. since it was becoming a source of contention with New Yorkers (especially Bloomberg, Kelly and local business owners): The White House ordered the Justice Department on Thursday night to […]

Michael Kinsley: “Cut This Story!”

posted by Susan Johnson

Great article by Kinsley on the excessive wordage in newspaper writing: One reason seekers of news are abandoning print newspapers for the Internet has nothing directly to do with technology. It’s that newspaper articles are too long. On the Internet, […]

Jon Stewart slams Obama over his recent visit to a sixth-grade classroom

posted by Susan Johnson

You all know the story, right? Obama goes to a sixth-grade classroom bringing along his presidential podium and both of his teleprompters which of course looks absolutely ridiculous. Stewart points out the obvious: The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon […]

Beau Biden will not seek his father’s Senate seat

posted by Susan Johnson

More fallout from the Massachusetts upset? Maybe. Vice President Biden’s son Beau announced Monday that he will not run for his father’s old Senate seat, leaving the Republican in the race without a Democratic opponent. In a written statement, Delaware […]

Chris Matthews beats up Rep. Alan Grayson over Reconciliation

posted by Susan Johnson

Matthews actually accuses Grayson of pandering to the netroots. Unbelievable! Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy (via)

Obama: “We’ve got to get it done this year”

posted by Susan Johnson

Excellent video from TPM, they did a really good job editing all the times Obama said they had to (and would) pass health care this year. I think they should have added Gibbs words at the end for emphasis (or […]

Jon Stewart rebukes Olbermann and Olbermann apologizes

posted by Susan Johnson

To Stewart, not Brown or the other people he attacked. We see who has the power in that relationship. Amazing that a comedian has to point out to a journalist that his rhetoric is over the top (and equally amazing […]

Pelosi: House lacks votes for Senate health care bill

posted by Susan Johnson

Looks like it might be dead after all:Further proof? “The President thinks the speaker and the majority leader are doing the right thing in giving this some time and figuring out the best way forward,” he said.He also noted that […]

It’s looking like the election of Brown has had the desired effect

posted by Susan Johnson

The people of Massachusetts have spoken and it looks like the Dems have finally gotten the message: Scott Brown’s decisive Senate victory in Massachusetts imperiled the fate of the Democratic health care overhaul in Tuesday as House Democrats indicated they […]

Brown wins!!!

posted by Susan Johnson

Whoa! I didn’t think he’d be able to pull it off! So far it’s 52 to 47 in the one of the most liberal states of the union. Ted Kennedy’s Senate seat is now in the hands of a Republican […]

MSM ignoring Coakley’s Catholic comment

posted by Susan Johnson

I’ve been watching the network news (ABC and NBC) reports of the MA Senate race and noted that when they mention Coakley’s mistakes they include the Chuck Schilling gaffe but totally ignore the fact that she said Catholics shouldn’t work […]

MA Republican Senate Candidate Raises $1 Million Online

posted by Susan Johnson

In a single day (doubling his goal of $500,000)! Pretty good for a candidate from a very blue state and the home of the Kennedys. Since Brown’s surge in the polls the Dems are starting to get a little nervous […]

Obama lies about his support of the “Cadillac tax”

posted by Susan Johnson

I guess we shouldn’t be surprise that he would lie since who would call him on it? Certainly not the lapdog press: (via)

Jon Stewart: Stealth Care Reform

posted by Susan Johnson

Stewart busts Obama for breaking his campaign promises: The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c

Pelosi tells House Dems she hasn’t given up on the public option

posted by Susan Johnson

The public option is still under consideration (probably put off until they resolve the other issues) which is weird given the report that they are close to a deal: Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday told her caucus she would […]

Obama to meet with union leaders

posted by Susan Johnson

Over his support of the “Cadillac tax:” “The president is calling us in to discuss some of the policy differences regarding the excise tax,” said a union official. “It should be happening in the next couple of days.”[…]”The president is […]

Obama promised: “The public would be part of the conversation and would see the choices being made”

posted by Susan Johnson

In case you guys missed the video of Obama promising to open up the process and let the America public in on the debate over health care:As you guys probably read yesterday C-SPAN is trying to hold Obama to his […]

Dorgan announces retirement

posted by Susan Johnson

Was really surprised to see that Dorgan won’t be seeking reelection this year but I’m not buying his reason: In his statement, Dorgan said his retirement was borne out of the desire to spend more time with his family. “Over […]

Happy New Year from Obama

posted by Susan Johnson

Video message from President Obama wishing us a Happy New Year!(via)

House members to cave on public option?

posted by Susan Johnson

Looks like the House is realizing that if they are going to pass any kind of health care “reform,” they’ll have to give up the public option: Asked during rounds on the Sunday news shows whether he could vote for […]

The base is not happy!

posted by Susan Johnson

Which is putting it mildly. MoveOn.org is now against the bill and urging progressive Dems to vote against it: But it’s not too late to fix the bill. And as Joe Lieberman has shown, just one senator willing to stand […]

In Virginia you can kill your baby if the umbilical cord is still attached

posted by Susan Johnson

A woman kills her baby (born full term) and because the umbilical cord was still attached she can’t be charged with murder. How barbaric! It’s absolutely amazing to me that the legislature would allow a loophole like this to stand. […]

Obama’s Social Christmas Ornament Program

posted by Susan Johnson

Pretty funny spoof on the right’s “Obama is indoctrinating children” meme.BTW, I hadn’t heard about the Obama’s Christmas ornament program. What a great idea! The kids must have been so thrilled to have their ornament hung on a Christmas tree […]

Ed Schultz to Obama: “Your Base Thinks You’re Nothing But a Sellout”

posted by Susan Johnson

The left is certainly not happy with Obama’s caving on the public option: Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy And they aren’t particularly happy with the Senate. Even the House Democrats have had it […]

Firedoglake working to oust Lieberman’s wife from breast cancer charity

posted by Susan Johnson

The left is so angry with Lieberman that they are taking it out on his wife and a breast cancer charity: A liberal Web site is trying to enlist celebrities to persuade a top breast cancer research group to dump […]

Expanded Medicare dropped from ObamaCare

posted by Susan Johnson

Well, it looks like Lieberman wins: Asked by a reporter if the Medicare buy-in will be pulled out, Harkin said “looks that way,” before praising a Democratic health care bill without the two public option compromises. “There’s enough good in […]

Drinking Fat

posted by Susan Johnson

Did you guys see the new anti-soda ad from NYC?Yech! Good commercial to watch if you have to cut out soda. I recently had to give up all caffeine, so no more sodas. It’s been easy enough to give them […]

Time’s Person of the Year

posted by Susan Johnson

Here’s a report on Toda of the finalist for Time’s Person of the Year (they’ll announce the winner Wednesday): Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Even though Obama was the Person of the Year […]

Obama gives himself a B+

posted by Susan Johnson

In his interview with Oprah Winfrey Obama gave himself a B+ for job performance: President Obama told Oprah Winfrey on Sunday night he gives himself a “good, solid B-plus” for his first 11 months in the Oval Office. […] He […]

Lieberman tells Reid he won’t support the expansion of Medicare

posted by Susan Johnson

Lieberman will join the Republican filibuster if the expansion of Medicare is part of the bill: The two Senators had a discussion in Reid’s office shortly after Lieberman appeared on CBS’s Face the Nation Sunday morning. The Connecticut Independent discussed […]

Provision in ObamaCare to protect seniors in three blue districts in Florida

posted by Susan Johnson

Senator Mike Crapo of Idaho points out that Senator Ben Nelson has made sure that three counties in Florida (Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach) would be exempt from any changes to Medicare advantage: John McCain offered an amendment that would […]

President Obama’s weekly address includes a Christmas tree

posted by Susan Johnson

Atheists, I thought I’d warn you in case you were easily offended, you might not want to watch this video:Though, I’m sure some of you won’t even be bothered by the tree (you may even have one up at your […]

Sarah Palin and William Shatner read excerpts from each other’s book

posted by Susan Johnson

Sarah Palin surprises (apparently) Shatner by showing up after his reading and reading from his book. Very funny:(via)

Rick Warren speaks out against the Ugandan anti-homosexuality bill

posted by Susan Johnson

I am not surprised that Warren would speak out against this heinous law. It has absolutely nothing to do with Christianity. Excellent response.BTW, they dropped the death penalty and added life in prison which is still heinous.

Cardboard cutout of Obama used at the “Save the Children” benefit in Norway

posted by Susan Johnson

Obama couldn’t stay for it so they used a cardboard cutout instead. I’m sure the audience couldn’t tell the difference (jk Obama had quite a whirlwind day Thursday – he signed the Nobel guest book, huddled with Prime Minister Jens […]

Expansion of Medicare and Medicaid will lead to single payer

posted by Susan Johnson

Here’s how: Mr. Reid’s buy-in simply cuts out the middle man. Why go to the trouble of creating a new plan like Medicare when Medicare itself is already handy? A buy-in is an old chestnut of single-payer advocate Pete Stark, […]

Jenny Sanford files for divorce

posted by Susan Johnson

Couldn’t make it work: As so many of us know, the dissolution of any marriage is a sad and painful process. It is also a very personal and private one. Because Mark and I are public figures, we have naturally […]

Reid asks Republicans to take the weekend off

posted by Susan Johnson

So, health care is so important that it has to be done by Christmas and yet Reid cancels debate so he can go to a fund raiser? It’s good to be the king: “I understand the Republican leader doesn’t want […]

Tomato thrown at Palin during book signing

posted by Susan Johnson

A guy throws a tomato at Palin during her book signing at Mall of America in Minnesota and hits a cop instead:I think it would have been better for him to have protested Palin by buying Plouffe’s book instead. At […]

Reid compares health care to ending slavery

posted by Susan Johnson

He charges that the Republicans are trying to slow it down, saying the same thing that was said of slavery and the civil rights movement. Obviously, forgetting history since it was the Democrats who tried to filibuster the Civil Rights […]

“Beat Palin’s Book for a Day”

posted by Susan Johnson

David Plouffe, who manged Obama’s campaign and wrote about it in The Audacity to Win: The Inside Story and Lessons of Barack Obama’s Historic Victory, is trying to generate interest in his book by utilizing the left’s hatred of Palin […]

California limits mammograms to poor women

posted by Susan Johnson

Vindication for those who have said that the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendations would be used to limit access to mammograms: The eligibility age for state-subsidized breast cancer screening has been raised from 40 to 50 by the California […]

Carly Fiorina Delivers Weekly GOP Address

posted by Susan Johnson

Well, the GOP finally did something smart! Perfect response to ObamaCare, a breast cancer survivor who questions whether a task force would set future public policy:According to section 4105 (and other sections) of the senate bill the answer is yes.(via)

Gibbs insults April Ryan of American Urban Radio

posted by Susan Johnson

He compares her to a child:How insulting and degrading. Her question was pretty silly but he didn’t have to be insulting. He really is the worst! I liked her response: “Don’t play with me.”

Students suggests to Obama he legalize drugs and prostitution to stimulate the economy

posted by Susan Johnson

I liked Obama’s response, it seemed like something a professor might say but I wish the kid had asked him about tax cuts for businesses instead. I would have liked to hear Obama’s response:

Sarah Palin panders to birthers

posted by Susan Johnson

Oh boy! Not a smart move, it really moves her further to the fringes if she’s willing to pander to those who won’t get off that hobby horse: I think the public rightfully is still making it an issue. I […]

The Copenhagen Carbon Footprint

posted by Susan Johnson

So, it’s looking like there will be more damage than help from Copenhagen next week. A huge carbon footprint without much possibility of action. Typical. Talk about your global warming . . . When an estimated 16,500 delegates, activists and […]

Speaking of gay marriage…

posted by Susan Johnson

Dr. Ronald Sider in an interview with the Village Voice explains why he signed the Manhattan Declaration. I thought this was a really good question and an excellent response: RS: How do you feel about gay people wanting to live […]

Gay marriage defeated in NY

posted by Susan Johnson

Not surprised at all that gay marriage was defeated in NY. I knew that there would be strong opposition from upstate New York: The 38-to-24 vote startled proponents of the bill and signaled that political momentum, at least right now, […]

Michael Moore: “We the people still have a sliver of hope. But we the people can’t take it anymore”

posted by Susan Johnson

The lefties, like Moore are outraged that Obama is sending troops to Afghanistan: Do you really want to be the new “war president”? If you go to West Point tomorrow night (Tuesday, 8pm) and announce that you are increasing, rather […]

Churches in residential areas are banned from feeding the homeless in Phoenix

posted by Susan Johnson

Once again government regulation interfering with churches trying to dispense food to the homeless:Local and state governments can’t afford to feed the homeless so why are they interfering with organizations that are doing it for them?(via)

Test your news IQ

posted by Susan Johnson

With the Pew Research Center Interactive quiz, I had an almost perfect score, though I thought the test was pretty easy. Embarrassed to admit that I missed the Afghan troop level question.

The Enthusiasm Gap

posted by Susan Johnson

From a Daily Kos poll, the Democrats are going to have a problem in 2010: Voter Intensity: Definitely + Probably Voting/Not Likely + Not Voting Republican Voters: 81/14 Independent Voters: 65/23 DEMOCRATIC VOTERS: 56/40 The blogger concludes that these numbers […]

Nader thinking about challenging Dodd

posted by Susan Johnson

I hope he does it, it will make the Connecticut Senate race very interesting: Former independent presidential candidate Ralph Nader is mulling a run against Sen. Chris Dodd (D) in Connecticut, according to a report. Nader, the 2000 and 2004 […]

Homeless shelter throws away fried chicken

posted by Susan Johnson

Because it violates the NYC’s ban on trans fat (even for emergency food): When a small church comes to the Bowery Mission bearing fried chicken with trans fat, unwittingly breaking the law, they’re told “thank you.” Then workers quietly chuck […]

Howard Dean: ObamaCare is a trillion dollar bailout

posted by Susan Johnson

Pretty shocking honest assessment by Dean of the bills currently before Congress. He’s right that there isn’t any real reform in either of the bills. (via and Instapundit)

Reason TV: “Would ObamaCare Kill Medical Innovation?”

posted by Susan Johnson

Making the case why profits are necessary for medical innovation:What the protesters don’t seem to get is that if they get their way and profits are limited, the pharmaceutical companies will not be able to spend the time or money […]

Video: SNL finally nails Obama

posted by Susan Johnson

Absolutely amazing that they have finally seen that there is comedy gold in the terrible job Obama is doing as president. The skit is of a joint press conference between Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao (content warning, it is […]

No one wants the Gitmo detainess

posted by Susan Johnson

Obama learns the obvious: no one wants to take the Gitmo detainees. President Barack Obama is now confirming what many have long suspected: He will miss his January deadline to close the Guantanamo prison — partly because he cannot persuade […]

SNL busts the Obama adminstration for caving on the public option

posted by Susan Johnson

I just saw the Biden skit on SNL and thought I’d share it with you guys in case you missed it. Pretty funny, one of their better skits.I thought the digs on the economy were pretty funny as well but […]

Stupak’s amendment not likely to impact many women

posted by Susan Johnson

Since only 13% of women use insurance for abortions, not too many women will be impacted by the Stupak amendment: The restrictions were introduced as an amendment by Rep. Bart Stupak, a Michigan Democrat who opposes abortion. They aim to […]

Gaddafi rounds up attractive women to convert

posted by Susan Johnson

Not only attractive women but those over 5’7 and between 18 and 35 years old: Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, in Rome for a U.N. food summit, spent several hours in the company of 200 Italian women recruited by an agency […]

Obama’s Home Teleprompter Malfunctions During Family Dinner

posted by Susan Johnson

Pretty funny for the first minute and then at the end a pretty good zinger aimed at Biden:Obama’s Home Teleprompter Malfunctions During Family DinnerBTW, I wonder what Dunn thinks about Onion Network News? Evidently, she thinks that a comedy news […]

Admin official on Obama’s bow: He was simply observing protocol

posted by Susan Johnson

It would be protocol if he wanted to admit that America’s leader was inferior to Japan’s royal couple: A senior administration official said President Barack Obama was simply observing protocol when he bowed to Japanese Emperor Akihito and Empress Michiko […]

Tim LaHaye to publish new series

posted by Susan Johnson

Uh Oh! It looks like Tim LaHaye is at it again. He’s co-authoring a series of books which are kind of a prequel to his Left Behind series: GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 13 /PRNewswire/ — Zondervan, a world leader in […]

Steele ends abortion insurance for RNC employees

posted by Susan Johnson

Hypocrites! The Republicans are working to make abortion illegal but they offer abortion coverage to their employees? It goes to show you how principled this party really is, demonstrating once again why I left the party. A chagrined GOP Chairman […]

Send a donation to reduce the national debt

posted by Susan Johnson

Since Reuters decided to remind us that we can all contribute money to help reduce the national debt. I thought I would pass along the reminder since I figure the left are always advocating for freebies that ran up our […]

Clips from Oprah’s upcoming interview with Palin

posted by Susan Johnson

Question on the Couric interview:Watch CBS News Videos OnlineAnd here’s a clip of Oprah asking if Levi Johnson was invited for Thanksgiving dinner. Pretty dumb question. She should know that you never invite your kid’s ex to a family dinner, […]

Sean Hannity caught using wrong protest video by Jon Stewart

posted by Susan Johnson

Hannity’s show boosts the attendance at the GOP rally by including the Capitol Hill Tea Party footage (which had much better attendance): Hannity’s response? : “Although it pains me to say this, Jon Stewart, Comedy Central, he was right. Now […]

Happy Veterans Day!

posted by Susan Johnson

To all the veterans out there, thank you very much for your service and sacrifice! And to all the family members of our military service personal, thank you for your sacrifice, I’m know it isn’t easy. Jason English of Mental […]

Camille Paglia: Pelosi’s healthcare bill is a mess

posted by Susan Johnson

One of the few lefties I would quote in agreement: As for the actual content of the House healthcare bill, horrors! Where to begin? That there are serious deficiencies and injustices in the U.S. healthcare system has been obvious for […]

Video: Obama’s eulogy at Ft. Hood

posted by Susan Johnson

Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy (via)And here is the transcript of the prepared eulogy. I thought this was excellent: It may be hard to comprehend the twisted logic that led to this tragedy. […]

Well, it looks like I’m not an extremist after all

posted by Susan Johnson

When the majority of the House of Representatives is pro-life you know your position cannot be on the fringe. Pro-abortion Republicans have been replaced by pro-life Republicans or Democrats, that tells you something about the electorate. Visit msnbc.com for Breaking […]

Will ObamaCare survive the abortion wars?

posted by Susan Johnson

Who knew there were so many pro-life Democrats? Evidently, pro-life Democrats like Ben Nelson want to make sure the bill blocks federal funding for abortions and he went so far as to say he’d vote against it if it didn’t […]

“Hi, I’m Government Healthcare”

posted by Susan Johnson

The League of American Voters is putting out a series of ads against ObamaCare. Here’s the first one, it’s a PC vs Mac ripoff:(via)

Huckabee says he’s not as attractive as Palin

posted by Susan Johnson

Dismissing Palin’s popularity as just a reaction to her appearance is a pretty cheap shot. It’s this kind of sexist crap that makes the Republican party so unattractive (though, we all know the Democrats are just as sexist): Palin is […]

Rep. Wasserman: Abortion amendment will be stripped

posted by Susan Johnson

She is confident of it. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.), the Democrats’ chief deputy whip in the House, said that she and other pro-choice lawmakers would work to strip the amendment included in the House health bill that bars federal […]

Hasan may have attempted to contact al Qaeda

posted by Susan Johnson

It amazing that our intelligence community has learned so little since 9-11. They knew that Hasan had tried to contact al Qaeda and yet what did they do about it? U.S. intelligence agencies were aware months ago that Army Major […]

Jon Stewart spoofs Glenn Beck

posted by Susan Johnson

Very funny spoof! If you haven’t seen it yet, watch it. He does a very good job making fun of Beck’s conspiracy tendencies. The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c

Pelosi does the impossible

posted by Susan Johnson

You have to give credit to Pelosi for holding her party together to vote on a bill that will likely mean the defeat of many of her party next year (and she knows it). And she did it by holding […]

Hoyer admits they don’t have the votes to pass ObamaCare on Saturday

posted by Susan Johnson

They may have to move the final vote to Sunday or next week: A House leader says Democrats haven’t yet lined up enough votes to pass their health care overhaul bill. Majority Leader Steny Hoyer of Maryland says the vote […]

More on the Ft. Hood shootings

posted by Susan Johnson

He yelled “Allahu Akbar!” (God is great) then opened fire on the unarmed military personal waiting to be processed for deployment. He was taken down by a female civilian police office. He’s alive but paralyzed. From USA Today: An Army […]

Purging Moderates

posted by Susan Johnson

Evidently, the Republicans aren’t the only ones purging moderates: Democratic Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu is out as keynote speaker for the Palm Beach County Democratic Party’s annual fund-raising dinner next week because party leaders dislike her stance on health care […]

Ft. Hood Shootings

posted by Susan Johnson

We are learning quite a bit about the Ft. Hood shooter . He was a psychiatrist from Maryland, a Muslim (maybe Syrian or Jordanian) and upset that he was being deployed to the Middle East: Jeff Sadosky, a spokesman for […]

Corzine loses NJ election

posted by Susan Johnson

I’m a little surprised that NJ booted Corzine. I guess I shouldn’t have been given our history. We’ll take high taxes and massive government spending for a while and then we say, “Enough!” It happened with Florio in 1993 and […]

Planned Parenthood Director resigns post after viewing ultrasound of an abortion

posted by Susan Johnson

She realized she couldn’t do it anymore: “I just thought I can’t do this anymore, and it was just like a flash that hit me and I thought that’s it,” said Jonhson. She handed in her resignation October 6. Johnson […]

Reid assured lefties that Lieberman will not block a final vote on healthcare “reform”

posted by Susan Johnson

That didn’t take long, did it? I figured that Reid would make an offer Lieberman couldn’t refuse: Sen. Joe Lieberman has reached a private understanding with Majority Leader Harry Reid that he will not block a final vote on healthcare […]

Democratic State Committee pays for pro-Daggett robocall

posted by Susan Johnson

Aha! I knew it! It is not shocking at all that Dagget is Corzine’s stalking horse: The Democratic State Committee now admits paying for a robocall to Somerset County voters that slams Republican Chris Christie and promotes independent gubernatorial candidate […]

The Obama’s Halloween Party

posted by Susan Johnson

I know I’m late on this one but if you haven’t seen the pictures from the WH’s Halloween party, you can check them out some great shots here. I thought the orange light was a great idea. It reminded me […]

Pelosi’s health care “reform” bill includes public option

posted by Susan Johnson

So, Pelosi (and the lapdog press) make a big to do over the fact that she didn’t get a “robust” public option because the House bill “allows” doctors and hospitals to negotiate their rate instead of it being fixed by […]

Update: Pro-life Democrat threatens to derail ObamaCare

posted by Susan Johnson

Ur…maybe he won’t:If I were Nancy Pelosi, I wouldn’t be taking this guys threats seriously. And I guess neither should we. When I posted the article I thought, “Should I really trust a Democrat to stand on principle?” I wish […]

Pro-life Democrat threatens to derail ObamaCare

posted by Susan Johnson

If he doesn’t get a chance to offer an amendment on abortion: Rep. Bart Stupak (D-Mich.) on Tuesday threatened that he may work with Republicans to torpedo healthcare reform unless he gets a vote to strip abortion-related provisions out of […]

Lieberman: “I’ve told Sen. Reid that if the bill stays as it is now I will vote against cloture”

posted by Susan Johnson

He’s not in favor of the public option at all: “We’re trying to do too much at once,” Lieberman said. “To put this government-created insurance company on top of everything else is just asking for trouble for the taxpayers, for […]

NOW President wants Obama to include women in his leisure activities

posted by Susan Johnson

You know something, the feminists have always struck me as being hung up on the wrong issues. In the 70’s it was titles (Mrs. vs Ms.), in the 80’s men’s clubs and in the 90’s it was defending Bill Clinton […]

The Obama administration’s war on coal

posted by Susan Johnson

It is absolutely amazing that anyone could be surprised that Obama’s admin would try to do all in it’s power to curtail the production of coal: [T]he Environmental Protection Agency has put the brakes on 79 surface mining permits in […]

Video: Fake U.S. Chamber of Commerce Press Conference

posted by Susan Johnson

This is has got to be the funnest video of the year! A spokesman for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce learns that a bogus press conference on climate change has been called and he rushes to interrupt it and the […]

Jake Tapper to Gibbs: Why is it appropriate for the WH to decide what is a news organization?

posted by Susan Johnson

Wow! You have to give it up for Jake Tapper who refuses to be a lapdog of the Obama administration, asking the tough questions: Tapper: It’s escaped none of our notice that the White House has decided in the last […]

CNN: Who’s listening to talk radio?

posted by Susan Johnson

From the Obama approved network, CNN asks a psychiatrist, why do people listen to conservative talk shows like Rush Limbaugh? And of course the answer is predictable. If they really wanted an answer, they would only have to watch their […]

Ad attacking Reid over the public option

posted by Susan Johnson

Reid getting hit from both the left and the right, not a good time for him to be crafting controversial legislation given the fact that he’s up for re-election next year.My question to this nurse is, does she realize that […]

Video: Abortion Coverage and Funding

posted by Susan Johnson

New online ad about what is really going on regarding the public funding of abortion in ObamaCare:BTW, speaking of health care, great response to the needling of an MS-NBC reporter yesterday by Sen. Landrieu (my second praise of a Democrat […]

Obama defends Jindal

posted by Susan Johnson

Props to President Obama for defending Jindal when the crowd booed at the mention of his name. He is working hard for Louisiana and it was gracious of Obama to point that out.(via)

Reid admits ObamaCare will cost $2 trillion?

posted by Susan Johnson

Since tort reform will only save $54 billion a year, let’s not bother? It’s just chump change? Look at the states that have tort reform and the states that do not, you’ll see a migration of doctors to that state(look […]

John Mackey interviewed on Reason.tv

posted by Susan Johnson

Whole Foods CEO is interviewed by Matt Welch and Nick Gillespie of Reason.tv. Very interesting revelation of who he voted for in the last election (and no, it wasn’t Obama).You can watch the full hour video here.

You will be able to get your health care from the DMV

posted by Susan Johnson

OMH! This only gets better! The new health care rationing system is literally going to be DMV health care (it’s so funny that when you joke about these things, they actually do them): The most revelatory passage in the so-called […]

“What Canadians Want You To Know About Their Health Care System”

posted by Susan Johnson

Here are some videos from the Mackinac Center for Public Policyof Canadians talking about their failed health care system. These Canadians have a variety of serious and painful health issues but had to wait for treatment:So, instead of waiting a […]

Rush Limbaugh on “Today”

posted by Susan Johnson

Wow! For someone who is “weak,” he certainly garnered quite a bit of air time on “Today.” Two segments! Here’s the first segment, the second airs tomorrow: Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy (via)

WH to lefty bloggers: Take off the pajamas, get dressed…

posted by Susan Johnson

And realize how hard it is to govern in the center (or words to that effect :-). I wonder how the lefty bloggers are going to take this: Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy […]

Update on the pastor who lead a gun “celebration service”

posted by Susan Johnson

The pastor who encouraged his flock to bring their fire arms to church has a new calling now (one better suited to his interests): promoting gun ownership and church security. He’s working part-time at a local gun range and has […]

Maureen Dowd: “Gandhi Wuz Robbed”

posted by Susan Johnson

A mildly amusing column by Dowd, her take of what Clinton and W’s reaction to the Obama Nobel Peace Prize win might have been: CLINTON: The only peace Obama has made is bringing together the Taliban, Rush Limbaugh, the Palestinians […]

Single payer really does kill granny…

posted by Susan Johnson

At least it does in England. a href=”http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/life_and_style/health/article6869646.ece”>This is why this Christian doesn’t support the <government takeover of health care: AN 80-year-old grandmother who doctors identified as terminally ill and left to starve to death has recovered after her outraged […]

SNL skit on Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize: “I won it for not being George Bush”

posted by Susan Johnson

Mildly amusing SNL skit stating the obvious: Actually, he wasn’t George Bush for 11 days.BTW, TimesOnline makes the case for why this is a snub against Bill Clinton. (via and @mattklewis)

Obama won the Nobel Peace Prize

posted by Susan Johnson

OH.MY.HECK! I could not believe this when I read the news this morning, I thought it was a joke! What in the world has Obama done to earn a Nobel Peace Prize (btw, I had a hard time finding a […]

New Taxes Under ObamaCare

posted by Susan Johnson

Well, we all knew that ObamaCare wasn’t going to be cheap. We knew that we would be paying more and here it is: When Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus proposed taxing medical devices to raise $40 billion over the […]

President Obama’s photo op with doctors

posted by Susan Johnson

Obama assembled 150 doctors from all 50 states who supported his health care rationing plan for a photo op. The White House wanted the doctors to wear lab coats during the photo op and they were told to bring them, […]

SNL skit on Obama’s accomplishments

posted by Susan Johnson

Rightwingers should calm down, Obama’s hasn’t done anything yet is the gist of the skit:BTW, you have to agree that Afghanistan is worse off now. He still hasn’t capture bin Laden as he promised on the campaign trail.Another btw, this […]

“Big Government Health Care PSA”

posted by Susan Johnson

Pretty funny video spoofing the celebrity PSA featuring Will Ferrell:The timing of this video is perfect, given the fact that Sen. Thomas Carper admitted he has no intention of reading the bill he and his fellow Democrats are putting together […]

Chicago loses Olympics in first vote

posted by Susan Johnson

Just hours agothis was the prevailing wisdom: According to GameBids.com, which tracks the progress of Olympic bids, President Obama’s decision to appear in Copenhagen and give a speech to the IOC was boosted Chicago’s chances for winning. Evidently, Chicago’s chances […]

Carter: Don’t threaten Iran

posted by Susan Johnson

It’s statements like this that solidify Carter’s place as the worst president in the history of this nation: “I hope and pray that Iran will be induced to permit international inspectors to come in and observe their entire nuclear program, […]

Bette Midler: “I don’t think hate speech is so free,”

posted by Susan Johnson

Kudos to Behar for standing up for free speech:Bette Midler should really think about limiting speech to what she approves. One person’s hate speech is another’s opinion. Who does she want to make that decision?Glenn Beck responds.

Michelle Obama: “As much of a sacrifice as people say this is for me”

posted by Susan Johnson

Um…who is saying that? Have the lefty bloggers been complaining that Michelle Obama has to make such a sacrifice as traveling to Copenhagen? Maybe it’s her support staff? I know righty bloggers have been complaining about the president leaving in […]

“The Age of Stupid”

posted by Susan Johnson

As I’ve said in the past of Al Gore, if they really want me to believe that the planet is in trouble, they should act like they believe it themselves. Evidently, no one involved in “The Age of Stupid” actually […]

A PSA from non-celebrities

posted by Susan Johnson

Excellent job mocking the overpaid celebrities mocking the overpaid insurance executives:Here’s the original: Protect Insurance Companies PSA from Will Ferrell Here’s the response from celebrities when you point out they have the power to help the uninsured on their own […]

Michigan state warns mom not to watch neighbors’ kids

posted by Susan Johnson

Yet another example of the short-sightedness of the government in creating regulatory guidelines to rule our lives. A woman, who was helping her neighbors by watching their kids for an hour each day while they waited for the school bus, […]

Sarkozy: Obama is incredibly naive and grossly egotistical

posted by Susan Johnson

According to Jack Kelly of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Um…wasn’t that what they thought about Bush? How much of a change did we get if world leaders are still viewing our president as naive and arrogant?(via)

“Only the Super-Rich Can Save Us!”

posted by Susan Johnson

Ralph Nader has written a novel! And it sounds pretty wacky as only a Nader utopian society could be: Ralph Nader has written a novel. Well, he doesn’t call it a novel–he calls it “a practical utopia.” In it, he […]

Gallup: 61% see health insurance as a personal responsibility

posted by Susan Johnson

The results of this poll aren’t surprising. A majority of Democrats view the government as responsible for health insurance while a majority of Republicans and Independents do not: In a recent Gallup survey, 89% of Republicans, 64% of independents, and […]

Public option vote fails twice in committee

posted by Susan Johnson

But they are going to try again with amendments: Democratic efforts to include a taxpayer-financed “public” health insurance option in the emerging health reform bill fell short in two crucial test votes in the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday afternoon. […]

Hear our cry, Obama?

posted by Susan Johnson

Deliver us, Obama? What the heck are these people thinking? Why in the world would they pray to Obama? Shouldn’t religious leaders be more careful using the same language they use to petition their deity to petition a political leader? […]

Liveblogging the Senate Finance Committee Debate on the Public Option

posted by Susan Johnson

Noooo, I’m not liveblogging it! But this blogger from the NY Times is. Very helpful. We can go live our lives and then check in later for the highlights.

Keeping your doctor under the Baucus plan

posted by Susan Johnson

A flowchart of the steps necessary to keep your doctor under Senator Baucus’ plan. Yes, this is much more Christ-like way to do health care than our current system. (via)

Obama skit on SNL

posted by Susan Johnson

OK, this is a little old but in case you missed it, Glenn Beck mocked by SNL (he’s nailed the idiot voice).The skit with Paterson is also pretty funny, NJ is a pretty easy target.(via)

Iran caught building new fuel enrichment plant

posted by Susan Johnson

Shocking! President Barack Obama revealed that Iran had been forced to admit to the existence of the facility at Qom, 100 miles southwest of Tehran, after Western intelligence agencies presented evidence to the International Atomic Energy Agency on Thursday last […]

Michael Moore: “Capitalism is anti-Jesus”

posted by Susan Johnson

I’m sorry but I’m having trouble taking this guy seriously since he has to be in the 1% of the wealthy, given the amount of money his films generate. So, when he says things like this, I can’t get over […]

Did Ayers write “Dreams From My Father?”

posted by Susan Johnson

Well, it looks like Ayers had a big hand in writing Obama’s book (which doesn’t come as a surprise since that was the speculation last year). Ayers was sent the notes and recordings of interviews with Obama family members: Andersen […]

IRS drops ACORN

posted by Susan Johnson

Not surprising that the IRS would sever ties with an organization that helps clients defraud the government out of tax revenue: The Internal Revenue Service said it would no longer include ACORN in its volunteer tax assistance program. The program […]

Gov. Paterson’s wife stunned by Obama’s request

posted by Susan Johnson

Well, it looks like Michael Steele isn’t the only one who thinks it’s weird that Obama would request that the first black governor of NY get out of the race: “You never heard of that before,” Michelle Paterson, in her […]

FCC’s Diversity Czar: “White People” Need to “Step Down”

posted by Susan Johnson

I didn’t know we had a diversity czar and one that it going to ensure that there is diversity, one way or another: This… there’s nothing more difficult than this. Because we have really, truly good white people in important […]

Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church votes to keep Tchividjian as their pastor

posted by Susan Johnson

I was saddened to see that the congregation was set to vote on whether they would dissolve their relationship with their pastor. A pastor that was just installed in March! Here’s Tchividjian’s take on the actions of those who sought […]

Obama on the ACORN scandal

posted by Susan Johnson

Yeah, like I believe this: OBAMA: You know, if — frankly, it’s not really something I’ve followed closely. I didn’t even know that ACORN was getting a whole lot of federal money. They’re his group, of course he knows they […]

Steele: Why is Obama asking the black governor to step down?

posted by Susan Johnson

Hmmmm…good question. Why would Obama support the unpopular Corzine but not the unpopular Paterson? Is it race? Schieffer’s expression is priceless! Very funny video. I laugh every time I watch it.I agree with Steele that Obama doesn’t need to pressure […]

AP looks at the ACORN scandal

posted by Susan Johnson

Evidently, this story has moved from the conservative media to the MSM. I found this part interesting since, not only does ACORN make this claim, but their mouth pieces in the MSM (like the NY Times), do as well: ACORN […]

The cluelessness of the press

posted by Susan Johnson

So, you pay to go to a conference and while you’re there the press decides to broadcast while you’re trying to listen to the speakers, wouldn’t you be a little ticked? You’d think reporters would get it that people want […]

Jay Leno on the ACORN scandal

posted by Susan Johnson

I’m glad to see that he included jokes about the voter fraud as well:(via)Jay Leno isn’t the only one making fun of the scandal.Also happy to see that the House overwhelmingly agreed with the Senate that the federal government shouldn’t […]

Video of the spinning Democratic gubernatorial candidate Creigh Deeds

posted by Susan Johnson

It’s so much fun watching politicians get caught in their own web of deception. The video is hilarious, watching the press start to circle this guy who wants to be the next governor of Virginia as he attempts to spin, […]

Pelosi has no clue that the Senate defunded ACORN?

posted by Susan Johnson

I’m not buying that. Evidently, Pelosi doesn’t have a problem giving federal dollars to an organization that helps defraud the federal government and promotes child prostitution. When one ACORN office has problems, that may be a problem with that office […]

Obama drop’s missile shield defense for Eastern Europe

posted by Susan Johnson

So, where is the deterrent for Russia and Iran in Obama’s new strategy? He claims this means greater security for the US and our allies but I can’t see how: The best way to responsibly advance our security and the […]

Obama administration rejects Carter’s race-baiting

posted by Susan Johnson

Well, good for them for rejecting Carter’s racist claim that whites who criticize a black president only do so because they’re racist. Yet another example that the left can’t look beyond Obama’s race. It appears to be their focus, just […]

Obama administration: Cap-and-tax will cost each household $1761 per year

posted by Susan Johnson

Well, lookey here! The Obama administration has to admit (because of the Freedom of Information Act) how much the cap and tax will cost the average American and it ain’t cheap! The Obama administration has privately concluded that a cap […]

45% of doctors would leave their practice if ObamaCare passes

posted by Susan Johnson

As I’ve mentioned on this blog before, we will have a doctor shortage if we nationalize health care. That’s not a surprising statement given the fact that there are doctor shortages in Massachusetts and Canada. Now further proof that doctor […]

Obama supports extending Patriot Act

posted by Susan Johnson

Um…this is change? This is Bush lite! The Obama administration supports extending three key provisions of the Patriot Act that are due to expire at the end of the year, the Justice Department told Congress in a letter made public […]

Bernanke: Recession is very likely over

posted by Susan Johnson

So, do you believe him? “Even though from a technical perspective the recession is very likely over at this point, it’s still going to feel like a very weak economy for some time,” Bernanke told a questioner after giving a […]

Pete Stark: “I wouldn’t dignify you by peeing on your leg”

posted by Susan Johnson

Isn’t lovely the way Congressmen respond to their constituents (though, you have to give him props for allowing them to making speeches and be willing to listen):BTW, Stark states that if there is no public option, the government would set […]

More racism from the left

posted by Susan Johnson

Further proof that it’s the left who can’t see past race. First we have this guy’s interpretation of our corporate outrage over Kanye West’s classless(and maybe drunken) act of taking the mic from Taylor Swift to insert himself in her […]

The GOP should blame itself for ObamaCare

posted by Susan Johnson

I agree with Steve Chapman completely on this, Republicans in Congress share the blame for their failure to do anything about health care while they were in control. Their proposals could have been enacted while they had control: His GOP […]

Bill Maher’s racist “jokes”

posted by Susan Johnson

I think it says more about Bill Maher that he actually sees racism in such benign a word that has nothing to do with race and then uses it as an excuse to do racist humor. Just further evidence that […]

The majority of the DC protesters aren’t ready for the “loony bin”

posted by Susan Johnson

It’s not very helpful of Dreher to label the DC Tea Party protesters as “kooks” based on one picture. I know that a picture is worth a thousand words, but come on, you base your opinion of a movement on […]

DC Tea Party Pics

posted by Susan Johnson

Here’s some shots my daughter took at the protest (with her Sony Cyber-shot). I think this is my favorite: Though, I like this one too (yeah, I know, it’s not technically a protest picture): The Gadsden Flag, and variants, were […]

Obama imposes tariffs on Chinese tires

posted by Susan Johnson

Best move he’s made so far. Usually, I’m not for tariffs since ultimately it’s the consumer who suffers and since they generally don’t work (we are too much of a global market — other low wage countries will fill the […]

DC Tea Party

posted by Susan Johnson

Great to see that there is a huge crowd there. My husband and kids went, he was thinking about not going because he thought it might rain but decided it was more important to protest the encroaching government (he’ll be […]

Premature baby “left to die” in UK hospital

posted by Susan Johnson

Because “national guidelines” dictate to the doctors when the baby is viable and they didn’t even look at the baby to determine if he might be able to make it even though he was only 2 days away from the […]

Public Option?

posted by Susan Johnson

Funny new NRSC ad mocking the Democrats for their inability to decide on the public option:(via)

Baucus proposes a fine on the uninsured

posted by Susan Johnson

For those of you who can’t afford health care insurance, you better start saving now for the fine or the insurance you’ll be forced to buy by 2013: Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus’ bid to get a bipartisan agreement […]

President Barack Obama’s Back to School Event

posted by Susan Johnson

Oh my heck! This is the speech that the right had a cow over? I can’t see anything in it that they could object to, in fact, it’s the same things they’ve been saying for years: the importance of personal […]

John Piper: “I Hope My Daughter Hears the President’s Speech”

posted by Susan Johnson

So, I’m glad that I can agree with Piper’s latest comments (unlike his comment about the tornado) about the president’s upcoming address on Tuesday to the nation’s schools. Shocked that I’m not marching in lockstep with other righty bloggers? That […]

“There are no czars in America”

posted by Susan Johnson

An angry constituent demands that Rep.Tom Perriello tell Obama that there are no czars in America. Obama has over 30 unvetted (by Congress at least) czars, cabinet level positions that Congress hasn’t approved. No one is challenging Obama on this […]

Mark Warner asked: Where in the constitution does it say the government can take over health care

posted by Susan Johnson

Yeah, in theory he’s right, they’ve been doing way too much for too long but now it’s time for us to draw a line in the sand and say, no further. You can’t control my health care. Government, keep your […]

Rep. Baron Hill: This is my town hall meeting. I set the rules

posted by Susan Johnson

Maybe it’s time his constituents remind him who he works for and fire him.BTW, he has a good point about the video winding up “on YouTube in a compromising position.” Case in point… Too bad he doesn’t live in a […]

Van Jones denies being a Truther

posted by Susan Johnson

Here’s the relevant part of his statement: As for the petition that was circulated today, I do not agree with this statement and it certainly does not reflect my views now or ever. But what about his signature on the […]

“Sentenced to death on the NHS”

posted by Susan Johnson

This is the health care system you lefties want us to emulate: In a letter to The Daily Telegraph, a group of experts who care for the terminally ill claim that some patients are being wrongly judged as close to […]

Obama’s green jobs czar

posted by Susan Johnson

It seems to me that it would be very hard not to come to the conclusion that Van Jones, Obama’s green jobs czar, wants to use his position to overthrow capitalism: (via)Update: Evidently, he’s also a Truther!

Pastor Steven Anderson’s church is King James Only

posted by Susan Johnson

According to apologist James White:Well, that explains a lot, doesn’t it?

Hoyer faces an angry town hall crowd

posted by Susan Johnson

And gets an earful: “A woman earlier asked who’s going to keep the health insurance companies honest. I’m concerned who’s going to keep the government honest,” an unidentified man asked Hoyer, prompting a roar from the crowd fit for a […]

The Baptist pastor who prayed for Obama’s death has been interviewed by the Secret Service

posted by Susan Johnson

According to CNN. Well, that’s good because evidently, he appears to be connected to the guy who brought a gun to Obama’s town hall meeting: Chris Broughton, the man who brought an assault rifle and a handgun to the Obama […]

Anti-ObamaCare Ad that ABC and NBC Refuse to Air

posted by Susan Johnson

Did you guys see the ad ABC and NBC refused to air? Here it is:(via)Here’s a report about it:BTW, Obama plans to cut payments to “heart and cancer doctors by $1.4 billion next year.”

When the government controls the economy…

posted by Susan Johnson

Even toilet paper is rationed! Cuban officials say the shortage is the result of the global financial crisis and three devastating hurricanes last summer, which forced cuts in imports as well as domestic production because of reductions in electricity and […]

UAW to get billions for retiree health care

posted by Susan Johnson

When we retire, most of us have to go on Medicare because our employers do not provide health care insurance for their retirees and though we don’t have the coverage, we will be footing the bill for the auto worker […]

Teachers picketing union after layoffs

posted by Susan Johnson

The union ignored their wishes, the teachers would rather have had the wage freeze than layoffs since the laid off teachers were given no notice of the layoffs: The teachers, who gathered outside their union office, said they want a […]

Rep. Bachmann: “I’ve given birth here probably more times than you, sir”

posted by Susan Johnson

She didn’t have to say “probably.” I wonder how much the heckler is being paid?BTW, I’ve given birth in America twice and I have to tell you that it was never in an elevator, outside the hospital or in a […]

Wow! Lefty astroturfers get benefits!

posted by Susan Johnson

And a pretty decent salary. I wonder how much they’re paying on the right? Have any lefties posted videos of operatives infiltrating the rightwing, big oil astroturf operation? I’d be interested in that gig if the pay’s any good (we […]

Government grants Mattel’s request to test for lead in their own labs

posted by Susan Johnson

OMH! The very company that started the government down the path to this draconian law that threatens ordinary citizens who want to sell their used children’s clothes, books and toys at flea markets and yard sales, small business who sell […]

Michael Crichton’s “Pirate Latitudes” will be adapted by Spielberg

posted by Susan Johnson

After his death from cancer, Michael Crichton’s assistant found a completed manuscript which is to be published in November (you can preorder Pirate Latitudes: A Novel from Amazon). Spielberg will be adapting the book for film: DreamWorks Studios has acquired […]

Obama’s approval rating daily tracking poll

posted by Susan Johnson

When you look at the job approval/disapproval numbers graphically, it’s amazing how they are trending so quickly to converge. And the reasons are obvious: the economy and health care. The stimulus package did more damage than the left realizes and […]

The vultures are circling

posted by Susan Johnson

Looking to further their political agenda on the news of Kennedy’s death: Dear MoveOn member, The Lion is at rest. Senator Teddy Kennedy passed away last night and our movement lost a hero. His leadership, his vision, and his passion […]

Baptist pastor prays for Obama’s death

posted by Susan Johnson

I found this on an atheist blog and I’m appalled a Christian would pray for the death and damnation of anyone. Isn’t it our job to pray for salvation? Aren’t we called to love our enemies? What’s up with this […]

Ted Kennedy dies at 77

posted by Susan Johnson

As I said when we first learned Kennedy had cancer, I wouldn’t wish it on my worst enemy. I didn’t know at the time that I probably had it as well. I watched my grandma wither away to nothing and […]

Jim Geraghty is tweeting from Jim Moran’s town hall

posted by Susan Johnson

Pretty funny stuff and he hasn’t even gotten inside yet, he’s still in line. He’s listening in on the LaRouchies’ conversations.

Obama administration blames the Bush administration for huge deficits

posted by Susan Johnson

Obama adjusts his budget projection so that it aligns more closely with reality. He was off by two trillion dollars, now it’s in line with the OMB’s projections (which he criticized at the time). Of course the huge deficits for […]

Government run healthcare means rationed care

posted by Susan Johnson

For those of you who still don’t get it, let John Stossel why:Here’s a link to The Cure: How Capitalism Can Save American Health Care by Dr. David Gratzer mentioned in piece. He experienced the rationing of healthcare as a […]

Blanche Lincoln may face a conservative primary challenger

posted by Susan Johnson

One of the problems ObamaCare is facing in Congress is the mine field Democrats face in 2010. Here’s an example: The conservative state is dominated by Democrats at the local level, and five of its six members of Congress are […]

Both of Reid’s potential opponents beat him in the polls

posted by Susan Johnson

One by double digits: The Mason-Dixon Polling and Research survey, reported Sunday in the Las Vegas Review-Journal, showed GOP candidate Danny Tarkanian leading Reid by 49 percent to 38 percent in Nevada. Tarkanian is a former basketball player for the […]

Factcheck.org: Tax money will pay for abortions under ObamaCare

posted by Susan Johnson

So now that Factcheck.org said it, will you believe it? The House leadership’s bill (H.R. 3200) actually made no mention of abortion when it was introduced. Johnson refers to an amendment to the bill adopted by the House Energy and […]

Hoyer contradicts Pelosi on ObamaCare

posted by Susan Johnson

She says they can’t pass ObamaCare without the public option and he says that can’t pass it with it: A day after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that health reform won’t get through the House without a public option, House […]

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