Monthly Archive: November 2009

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I am not thankful

In a era where default by the U.S. government and the collapse of the dollar are seriously discussed, when gold keeps rising and the U.S. keeps printing money (a trillion last year) to “finance”...

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MSNBC: This is a Must Watch Video

Note the discussion about the having to increase the debt limit during the Senate health care debate. Oh, this is going to be fun! If you cannot see the image below, click here to...

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ObamaCare, By the Numbers

This document was used on the Senate floor by Senator Coburn, this evening.  (For a .pdf, click here.) 0 — provisions guaranteeing taxpayers do not finance abortion 0 — provisions prohibiting the rationing of...

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U.S. Senate Phone System Collapses

From a reliable staffer: “Phone calls are not going through at all now. Try calling my phone or any phone. It is not even the switchboard anymore. The entire Senate phone system has collapsed.”...

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Internal Senate Email: Inbound Calls Choke Phones

Keep up the calls! Quoting the Email: CIO Customer Service Bulletin – Problem Notification — Assistant Sergeant at Arms; Chief Information Officer Date: November 20, 2009 Time: 11:30 AM Affected Service: Telephones Problem/Symptom/Status: We...

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The Buying of Mary Landrieu

HOE-HOE-HOE, oh, it’s not Christmas — yet.  But Harry Reid is playing the sit-on-my-lap-Santa to lap-dog Senator Mary Landrieu, with a $100 million surprise.  (They look so cute.) Why not buy Senator Landrieu for...

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Senator Reid’s $2.5 Trillion Bill

Top-Line Facts: Spending:  The cost of the bill is $2.5 trillion over 10 years of full implementation (2014-2023). Taxes Increases: Taxes will go up $493.6 billion—nearly half a trillion dollars. Medicare Cuts:  Medicare will...

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CBO Caveats

CBO Caveats Direct quotes from pages 17 and 18 of CBO Letter to Reid   UNLIKELY THAT COST CONTAINMENT REMAINS INTACT. “These longer-term calculations assume that the provisions are enacted and remain unchanged throughout...

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Other than That, Everything is Fine

From “Circling Sharks Smell American Blood:” “Our dollar is crashing, while the price of gold is soaring. The budget deficit has never been worse – and the president wants to float even more debt...

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You, You, You Spend too Much!

James Pethokoukis of Reuters is at it again, subversion-via-blog. So in the little sit down with the President, the Chinese made clear they did not believe a word of the President’s promises about ObamaCare...