Archive for December, 2009

A Strategy To Derail The “Health Care” Bill

I, like many of my other fellow policy wonks, have been following the procedural aspects of this health care debate for quite some time now. The days following the recent 1 AM cloture vote, however, have been the most intense. After a great deal of analysis yesterday, and some discussions with Red State’s Erick Erickson […]

Perhaps Obama Will Bow to King Reid Next?

Can you actually believe that this language is part of the health care bill? Every American, regardless of their ideology, should be horrified: “It shall not be in order in the Senate or the House of Representatives to consider any bill, resolution, amendment, or conference report that would repeal or otherwise change this subsection” Say […]

Go Big Or Go Home

Regardless of any feelings I may have on the issue substantively, from a purely political standpoint, I sort of love watching President Obama escalate wars. Remember in 2007 during the primaries when the MoveOn.org folks were shaking with pleasure over the thought of The One? Conservatives (from the anti-war contingent up through neoconservatives) can’t stand […]