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Barack Obama - A Truly Great Phony

Thomas Sowell Many years ago, I was a member of a committee that was recommending to whom grant money should be awarded. Since I knew one of the applicants, I asked if this meant that I should recuse myself from voting on his application. “No,” the chairman said. “I know him too — and he […] Continue reading →

Australian gaffe: No one’s ‘suppository of wisdom’

In a gaffe that has attracted plenty of media attention in the heat of Australia’s election campaign, opposition leader Tony Abbott told a gathering of conservative party faithful on Monday that no one is “the suppository of all wisdom.” Abbott appeared unperturbed by tittering among journalists and Liberal Party supporters and continued to speak earnestly […] Continue reading →

Joe Biden: Says I’m a good Vice President

It�s getting more and more difficult to understand why the Obama campaign kept Joe Biden on the presidential ticket . . . for everyone but Joe Biden. At an unscheduled stop at Schmidt�s Farmer�s Market and the Good Earth Restaurant just outside of Muscatine, Iowa, the Vice President reportedly told a group of four senior […] Continue reading →

A Grand Old Party in Panic

Whittaker Chambers said that “the great failing of American conservatives is they do not retrieve their wounded.” He had it right, as Todd Akin can testify.   In an interview that aired last Sunday, Akin, the Republican candidate for Senate in Missouri, was asked whether he opposed abortions for women who had been raped. Akin’s reply: […] Continue reading →