As Britain gears up for Margaret Thatcher’s funeral Wednesday, it’s worth remembering the Iron Lady’s leadership style–style being the operative word here.
Olympia Washington, March 16, 1993. Tomorrow is this legislative session’s deadline for both the State Senate and the House to act on bills originating within their respective chambers, and thus keep them alive. Both parties are busily rounding up support for bills that haven’t yet been voted on.
Every vote counts.
Presumably we’re all clear by now that whatever the sequester may be about, it’s not about spending cuts. Even with the sequester in full swing, federal spending is still increasing. This year’s federal budget will still be larger than last year’s:
So. What is the sequester about?
Things could get interesting in Rome tomorrow. Vice-President Joe Biden is leading the U.S. presidential delegation to the Mass inaugurating the new Pope Francis as the 266th bishop of Rome. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi will also be in the delegation.
Biden and Pelosi are walking oxymorons: pro-abortion Catholics.
It’s Tuesday, February 12, 1974. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn is in his Moscow apartment, writing an essay.
Things have almost reached rock bottom. A universal spiritual death has already touched us all, and physical death will soon flare up and consume both us and our children–but as before we still smile in a cowardly way and mumble without tongues tied. But what can we do to stop it? We haven’t the strength.
It’s what we’re made of. Crammed full of, in fact. We wantwantwant.
It went viral on Facebook, as well as on conservative blogs and news sites: election fraud in the Florida Congressional race between incumbent and Tea Party favorite Rep. Allen West and Democratic challenger Patrick Murphy!
Here’s last week’s Minority Report: “Allen West Recount Update: 7 Registered Voters and 900 Ballots Cast Voter Fraud Alert!!!” What the article lacks in length–it basically just repeats “7 registered voters and 900 ballots cast” four times–it makes up for in exclamation points, ending with this:
We have obvious voter fraud here!!!