Tag Archives: Bill Clinton

Today’s Chart: Federal Spending Growth

Once again, what we have known for years gets distilled into a nice graph: ¬†the party which runs on smaller government¬†chooses Presidential candidates who in turn consistently grow the federal budget by wide margins versus the party of so-called “tax … Continue reading

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Missing The Forest For The Trees

Former Rep. Peter Hoekstra (R-Bigotstan) is running against Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), and he aired a campaign ad during some sporting event last Sunday that ran statewide (at least). Anyway, the ad portrayed an Asian women speaking stereotypical broken English … Continue reading

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What Recession?

At work we had a record month in sales. Not just for a usually slow July, but for any month in the company’s history. You’d have to go back six years to find the now number two month. How can … Continue reading

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Today’s Topic: The Economy

These days, we often hear that the economy is doing better. The question is: For who? The talking heads who tell us that things are looking up are generally in the upper income brackets. What even they don’t realize, it … Continue reading

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Circularity, or Oh! My! God!

Sensing the feelings of the group, I did an un-Foley thing, and left the bar early. I knew that others were not interested in an all-nighter, but they were hesitant to leave. I blazed the trail, and got home at … Continue reading

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Meanwhile

How the hell did Bush get elected? The religious thing put him over the line, with some significant voter suppression, but he should not have even come close. Any reasonable person educated on the relevant topics could come to only … Continue reading

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Alpha Dogs at Little Rock

The Clinton Presidential Library opened this week in Little Rock. I checked C-SPAN but they were not showing the events live, so I was stuck with MSNBC. I was not all that interested to begin with. I just wanted to … Continue reading

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Nothing Has Changed, Part 5

Ok, this “summary aside” has become an article on its own. So let’s finish this section by tying in the title of this article: Nothing has changed. The idea that everything changed after 9-11 is a lie, a deception, a … Continue reading

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Read My Lips

But so many ideas and so few threads. One thread goes back to 1996, and Bill Clinton’s reelection. I was pretty confident that he would win, if only because the hotly contested Congress and Senate were turning rabidly Republican, and … Continue reading

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Home Is Where The Heart Is, or Only Nixon Could Go To China

I unequivocally support the Federal government’s move to take custody of Elian away from those individuals in Miami who were holding the six-year-old there against his father’s wishes. I was at first amazed by the response of the Miamians, then … Continue reading

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