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Let him die ! — Tea Party audience, September 2011 Debate, reacting to hypothetically ill young man without insurance
As usual, it’s only when a decision is locked in that ‘people stand up’ in opposition. How brave. Maybe they might sign a letter, too. When outcome (and polling/fund raising) are unknown? Chirp. After all, consider Rockefeller’s mindset. Those unsent letters he wrote to Cheney? When he put them in his desk drawer, we’re sure [...]
It is better to be wrong and strong than right and weak. William Jefferson Clinton Everyone already knew that congressional Democrats were a craven bunch. Even before 2006. Democrats re-taking both houses merely confirmed details of feckless confusion; an objective congressional observer today can really only shrug and repeat ‘I told you so.’ The magnitude [...]
Uh huh. So, what are the odds of this happening now? It would be interesting reading to see what the internal polling is on her right now (even as McCain and Obama fight over not fighting over their spouses — pretty Monty Python in a way).
The remarkable thing about the Stratfor Wikileaks flap is what it says about America 2001-2011. A hyper-militarized society conditioned to fear the outside world, prostrate itself before ‘the warfighter’ and venerate the clandestine inevitably would create a Stratfor-like entity. This is exactly why places like The Atlantic get it precisely wrong. Here, the The Atlantic [...]