Quotes of the day

posted at 10:39 pm on May 23, 2012 by Allahpundit

Are “job destroyers” sitting on President Obama’s jobs council?

There could be, if you believe the argument from Democrats and the Obama campaign that private equity executives are profit seekers who often run roughshod over workers, companies and communities.

Two Obama-appointed members of the White House Council on Jobs and Competitiveness, an advisory committee, are leading figures in the private equity industry

While neither Gallogly nor Parsons is running for office, Democrats and the Obama campaign have sought in some ways to demonize the industry itself, part of an aggressive effort to discredit Romney’s top selling point.

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Conversations with liberal activists and labor officials reveal an unmistakable hostility toward the pro-business, free-trade, free-market philosophy that was in vogue during the second half of the Clinton administration. Former White House Chief of Staff William Daley, who tried to steer the Obama administration in a more centrist direction, is the subject of particular derision. Discussion of entitlement reforms, at the heart of the GOP governing agenda, is a nonstarter. The fiscally conservative Blue Dog Democrats are now nearly extinct on Capitol Hill.

Moderate Democratic groups and officials, meanwhile, privately fret about the party’s leftward drift and the Obama campaign’s embrace of an aggressively populist message. They’re disappointed that the administration didn’t take the lead advancing the Simpson-Bowles deficit-reduction proposal, they wish the administration’s focus was on growth over fairness, and they are frustrated with the persistent congressional gridlock. Third Way, the centrist Democratic think tank, has been generating analyses underscoring the need for Democrats to appeal to middle-of-the-road voters, to no avail.

“There are not a lot of moderates left in the Democratic Party, and Cory is one of the few of them left,” said former Democratic Rep. Artur Davis, an early Obama ally who has become increasingly estranged from the party. “I would like to think Cory speaks for a lot of voters in the Democratic Party, but sadly he doesn’t speak for a lot of Democratic operatives within the party. This isn’t Bill Clinton’s Democratic Party anymore.”

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Many a requiem has been written for “that hopey-changey thing,” as Sarah Palin so memorably dubbed it. And to be sure, much of the griping about the president’s harsh tone is the disingenuous phony outrage of Republicans who would prefer not to be its targets. But as Obama embarks in earnest on his second presidential campaign, deliberately invoking the echoes of 2008 as he does so, the contrast with his old image is especially stark.

From the beginning, the president’s reelection campaign has taken a brutal, no-holds-barred approach that’s sharply at odds with the conciliatory image that was the central predicate of Obama’s entire pre-presidential political career. Whether or not the specific issue of Bain Capital ought to be off limits — Booker has taken pains to clarify he doesn’t think it should be — there’s no denying that Obama’s 2012 campaign has seized every opportunity to turn the campaign toward sharply personal attacks of a type that the 2008-vintage Obama would surely have recoiled from. From Romney’s treatment of his onetime pet dog to his high-school pranks to his income-tax rate, from the “war on women” to the “war on caterpillars,” from “I like being able to fire people” to “I’m not concerned about the very poor,” no potential controversy has been too petty, too rhetorically overblown or too out-of-context to be exploited to the hilt.

None of this is shocking — it’s how the game is played. But Obama once ostentatiously refused to play it.

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Obama’s ads betray a belief that profits are, at best, a necessary evil that should always take a back seat to other community concerns. This probably explains his “investments” in losers like Solyndra and high-speed rail (for the sake of the Earth), as well as his bailouts of Chrysler and General Motors (for the sake of the unions). Never mind that Solyndra had an unsustainable business model, or that taxpayers spent $50 billion to save a car company that is worth only $34 billion today.

What Team Obama still doesn’t understand is that profits are just a signal that businesses depend on to determine how best to invest their resources. Thanks to profit-seeking private equity, many of America’s bloated industries that had stagnated in the 1970s came back to life in the 1980s and 1990s. As capital was reallocated from poor performers to profit-makers, new jobs arose in more productive economic enterprises…

What this nation needs, and what it currently lacks, is a president who understands the role that businesses play in the economy — including private equity firms. It would be quite an improvement over a leader who demonizes some industries while subsidizing and bailing out others.

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[I]t’s not so much that Team Obama is using Bain, which would be an inevitable part of any campaign (Democratic or Republican). It’s rather that they have so little else to work with. What is the positive message of the Obama campaign? What is the vision for a second term? I’m not seeing much of anything on that front.

And that points to a core mistake that the Obama White House has made time and time again: they’ve ignored public opinion. Poll after poll shows that the president is unpopular in general, and specifically on the economy, but those same polls indicate that most people do not blame him for the recession. Obviously, he’s saddling some of the responsibility for the weak recovery – but there is more to it. Specifically, the government has appeared to have done nothing about the problem since February 2009…

The first half of his term produced reviled legislation, and the second half has produced nothing at all. So, all he has to run on is Bain.

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“The fact is that I spent 25 years in the private sector. And that obviously teaches you something that you don’t learn if you haven’t spent any time in the private sector … You learn through life’s experience,” Romney said, in his first public response to Obama’s criticism. “The president’s experience has been exclusively in politics and as a community organizer. Both of those are fine areas of endeavor, but right now we have an economy in trouble, and someone who spent their career in the economy is more suited to help fix the economy than someone who spent his life in politics and as a community organizer.”

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Via Mediaite.


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Never heard Heart. Sorry :(

MeatHeadinCA on May 24, 2012 at 1:05 AM

For real?

steebo77 on May 24, 2012 at 1:07 AM

de rigueur on May 24, 2012 at 1:03 AM

You make a good point!..Stadium seat would definitely come into play for that one..I would hate to see the price of the ticket for a full blown reunion tour by them together!..)

That sounds like a great show..I bet the light show was great!!..:)

Dire Straits on May 24, 2012 at 1:08 AM

Since we’re all still here

MeatHeadinCA on May 24, 2012 at 1:08 AM

For real?

steebo77 on May 24, 2012 at 1:07 AM

Oh, them!

Sorry, canop…

MeatHeadinCA on May 24, 2012 at 1:09 AM

You and 0 both, Not a good crowd to hang with. You got a tune?

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 1:00 AM

Ok, I have been remiss in my providing of a tune, so here is my first drop.

uncommon sense on May 24, 2012 at 1:10 AM

whats her name that opens the Rush Limbaugh show!!:)

canopfor on May 24, 2012 at 1:03 AM

That lady that opens for El Rushbo is an awesome lady of rock..IMHO!!

Dire Straits on May 24, 2012 at 1:11 AM

Later, guys.

Have a good one.

MeatHeadinCA on May 24, 2012 at 1:11 AM

Never heard Heart. Sorry :(

MeatHeadinCA on May 24, 2012 at 1:05 AM

How about Pat Benatar.

RickB on May 24, 2012 at 1:13 AM

Good lord, thankfully Mitt is focusing on employment and on the economy. I hope the SoCon obsession with abortion and sodomy has been silenced at least through November.

rickyricardo on May 24, 2012 at 1:13 AM

MeatHeadinCA on May 24, 2012 at 1:08 AM

Good song.

jaime on May 24, 2012 at 1:14 AM

MeatHeadinCA on May 24, 2012 at 1:11 AM

‘nite

jaime on May 24, 2012 at 1:15 AM

jaime on May 24, 2012 at 12:59 AM

Thumbs up to the Go-Gos!..:)

Dire Straits on May 24, 2012 at 1:15 AM

My kid likes this one.

Logus on May 24, 2012 at 1:05 AM

Turn the kids onto this, see what they think.

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 1:16 AM

Since we’re talking about Obama…

Preezy is Cheezy

jaime on May 24, 2012 at 1:17 AM

How about Pat Benatar.

RickB on May 24, 2012 at 1:13 AM

Or how about Chrissy Hines?

uncommon sense on May 24, 2012 at 1:18 AM

Dire Straits on May 24, 2012 at 1:15 AM

Thanks. I really like RickB’s selection.

Sorry, I had to step away for a while, did you link something for us? I’ll go back and look.

jaime on May 24, 2012 at 1:19 AM

Obama is done. This isn’t even going to be close.

John the Libertarian on May 24, 2012 at 1:20 AM

Dire Straits on May 24, 2012 at 1:11 AM

Excellent!

jaime on May 24, 2012 at 1:20 AM

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 1:16 AM

Ha!

About the closest I’ll get to that is this.

I used to have some Metallica and even bought Marylin Manson’s first album years back… when I was a bit wayward.

I just don’t have the hair anymore to thrash along.

Logus on May 24, 2012 at 1:21 AM

How about this lady of rock.

RickB on May 24, 2012 at 1:22 AM

Bmore, my eldest probably would listen to some of the harder stuff. Heh… his tastes are ecclectic like mine.

One of his recent faves has been this… which he will play over and over again.

Logus on May 24, 2012 at 1:23 AM

Bmore
now uncommon is stirring the pot with the good Dr, heh, I’m out talk to y-all later……

angrymike on May 24, 2012 at 1:24 AM

That lady that opens for El Rushbo is an awesome lady of rock..IMHO!!

Dire Straits on May 24, 2012 at 1:11 AM

Or how about Chrissy Hines?

uncommon sense on May 24, 2012 at 1:18 AM

Here’s Chrissie doing a great cover.

de rigueur on May 24, 2012 at 1:25 AM

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 1:16 AM

I thought that was their best disk. That was their first, wasn’t it? The opening track was the best, but I’m not sure of the name.

jaime on May 24, 2012 at 1:25 AM

My kid likes this one.

Logus on May 24, 2012 at 1:05 AM

Turn the kids onto this, see what they think.

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 1:16 AM

Sorry Logus, I meant to link this one.

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 1:26 AM

Obama is done. This isn’t even going to be close.

John the Libertarian on May 24, 2012 at 1:20 AM

Let’s hope so!!..:)

Dire Straits on May 24, 2012 at 1:26 AM

How about this lady of rock.

RickB on May 24, 2012 at 1:22 AM

?! Pat may be milque, but he ain’t no lady.

Now, if we’re going to go old school, how about this?

Logus on May 24, 2012 at 1:26 AM

How could I have forgotten, Canop!?

MeatHeadinCA on May 24, 2012 at 12:57 AM

MeatHeadinCA:I rarely listen to A. Moressit whats her name!:)

canopfor on May 24, 2012 at 1:28 AM

Rock Trivia.

Well since we are talking about rock trivia I bet many here don’t know the story of Duran Duran. Plus it’s true the Thomson Twins hated each other.

SparkPlug on May 24, 2012 at 1:28 AM

canopfor on May 24, 2012 at 1:03 AM
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That lady that opens for El Rushbo is an awesome lady of rock..IMHO!!

Dire Straits on May 24, 2012 at 1:11 AM

Dire Straits:……My City was gone!:)

canopfor on May 24, 2012 at 1:30 AM

jaime, wall of sleep and NIB. First Sabbath album I bought. I forget how old I was. They have these excellent quality full length albums up on youtube.

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 1:30 AM

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 1:26 AM

Well, I’ll be jiggered!

Logus on May 24, 2012 at 1:30 AM

uncommon sense on May 24, 2012 at 1:18 AM

My favorite by them..A classic..:)

Dire Straits on May 24, 2012 at 1:31 AM

canopfor on May 24, 2012 at 1:28 AM

+1 beer for you and one for your pet Canadian Beaver.

SparkPlug on May 24, 2012 at 1:31 AM

Dire Straits:……My City was gone!:)

canopfor on May 24, 2012 at 1:30 AM

You are correct Friend..Good tune..Has become totally linked to the Rush Limbaugh show..:)

Dire Straits on May 24, 2012 at 1:33 AM

Video 1 Rmoney™ being Mitt, or is it the other way around? Mitt being Rmoney™. It gets so confusing. Especially when you have 0 to deal with and The 0 Economy™. Its a bit overwhelming. Mostly for 0.

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 1:33 AM

That lady that opens for El Rushbo is an awesome lady of rock..IMHO!!

Dire Straits on May 24, 2012 at 1:11 AM

That was so good I had to listen to it again. I haven’t heard that for a long time. Great stuff.

jaime on May 24, 2012 at 1:33 AM

Here’s Chrissie doing a great cover.

de rigueur on May 24, 2012 at 1:25 AM

+ 100..Thumbs up..:)

Dire Straits on May 24, 2012 at 1:34 AM

Well, I’ll be jiggered!

Logus on May 24, 2012 at 1:30 AM

Clink!?

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 1:35 AM

Bmore
now uncommon is stirring the pot with the good Dr, heh, I’m out talk to y-all later……

angrymike on May 24, 2012 at 1:24 AM

Just helping him make the rent, as he must be being paid by the post today :)

uncommon sense on May 24, 2012 at 1:35 AM

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 1:30 AM

I’ll not admit to what the first album was that I bought… was also the first concert I ever saw.

Anyhow… this was one of my first forays into heavier music.

Logus on May 24, 2012 at 1:35 AM

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 1:30 AM

Hey! Thanks for the link, Bmore. I really like the way it opens with the bell and the rain.

jaime on May 24, 2012 at 1:36 AM

canopfor on May 24, 2012 at 1:28 AM

+1 beer for you and one for your pet Canadian Beaver.

SparkPlug on May 24, 2012 at 1:31 AM

SparkPlug:Oooooooooooooooo Gaaaaaaaaaaaaaawd,in its natural habitat
of course,and heres a ditty!:)
=======================================

Primus – Wynona’s Big Brown Beaver
**********************************

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aYDfwUJzYQg

canopfor on May 24, 2012 at 1:37 AM

Now, if we’re going to go old school, how about this?

Logus on May 24, 2012 at 1:26 AM

I grew up on Marty and Jim.

RickB on May 24, 2012 at 1:37 AM

SparkPlug on May 24, 2012 at 1:31 AM

You Hoser!..Take off!!..:)

Dire Straits on May 24, 2012 at 1:38 AM

These politicians in collusion with companies have been selling off jobs to foreign countries for decades, and turning a blind eye to the unbridled influx of Mexican immigrants (cheap labor). This was going on long before Dear Leader set foot in the White House.

This is all fine from a free enterprise/Capitalist standpoint-maximize profits any way possible including cutting “labor costs”, i.e., firing people whether they do their jobs or not. I’m sure I would do the same things if I were a CEO and responsible to my shareholders (and seeking a healthy bonus for myself as well).

But this is going to catch up to us all sooner or later. I wonder if even many Conservatives will continue waving the Free Enterprise banner as more and more of us eventually are standing in bread lines or accepting extremely low wages and no benefits.

We can’t tell companies who to hire and who not to hire, nor where they can have their goods produced…that would be Socialism…and it wouldn’t work anyway as we’ve seen from multiple examples of Socialism’s dismal failures. Those who keep their jobs will have to increasingly pay more to support those who didn’t. So, basically we’re screwed.

We have Hostess, HP, and General Foods engaging in massive layoffs. Many companies are in, or are soon going to file for bankruptcy. The Army’s going to be cutting almost 100,000 soldiers within the next few years.

Dr. ZhivBlago on May 24, 2012 at 1:38 AM

Good Night angrymike, Sleep Well.

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 1:39 AM

Later, guys.

Have a good one.

MeatHeadinCA on May 24, 2012 at 1:11 AM

MeatHeadinCA:Nite MH,I`m callimng it too:)

canopfor on May 24, 2012 at 1:39 AM

Clink!?

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 1:35 AM

No Colonel here. First I heard that term was watching
this movie as a kid.

Logus on May 24, 2012 at 1:40 AM

Wow. My local news affiliate in Los Angeles is running a three-part interview with Rick Perry on how to solve the state’s problems. He’s calling out Governor Brown on how to fix spending, regulatory and tax issues in CA. I do believe there is hope for this clusterfark of a state.

John the Libertarian on May 24, 2012 at 1:41 AM

Jamie, I was 12.

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 1:41 AM

Alright peeps,I`m gitt`n while the gitt`n is good!!

GoodNight Everyone:)

canopfor on May 24, 2012 at 1:41 AM

You Hoser!..Take off!!..:)

Dire Straits on May 24, 2012 at 1:38 AM

No, You Take Off! I haven’t heard that for ever. Thanks.

jaime on May 24, 2012 at 1:42 AM

No Colonel here. First I heard that term was watching
this movie as a kid.

Logus on May 24, 2012 at 1:40 AM

Cool an old movie. I love old movies. I watch em with my Mom when I visit. Tyrone Powers etc. Thanks! I’ll watch it. ; )

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 1:43 AM

RickB on May 24, 2012 at 1:37 AM

Yeah… my dad had me listening to him too, along with a lot of country and this guy.

Logus on May 24, 2012 at 1:43 AM

SparkPlug on May 24, 2012 at 1:31 AM

You Hoser!..Take off!!..:)

Dire Straits on May 24, 2012 at 1:38 AM

lolz.

List of favorite Canadians

1. canopfor
2. Pamela Anderson
3. McKensie Brother #1
4. McKensie Brother #2


Drywall

SparkPlug on May 24, 2012 at 1:44 AM

Jamie, I was 12.

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 1:41 AM

Now we know how old you are, Bmore. Uh oh.

jaime on May 24, 2012 at 1:44 AM

Good Night canopfor, Sleep Well.

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 1:44 AM

canopfor on May 24, 2012 at 1:37 AM

That is a classic..Gotta love the video!!..:)

Dire Straits on May 24, 2012 at 1:44 AM

gotta go.

‘nite all

jaime on May 24, 2012 at 1:45 AM

Now we know how old you are, Bmore. Uh oh.

jaime on May 24, 2012 at 1:44 AM

That’s okay. I’m still that age even if you didn’t know. ; )

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 1:45 AM

John the Libertarian on May 24, 2012 at 1:41 AM

Which station?

I think Jere’s tax increase initiatives are going to have to be shot down before he listens to Perry. But maybe that will have a reverse-Ahnold effect on Brown (you remember, Arnold came roaring into office with several excellent reform initiatives which the state unions insured were soundly defeated. He was never the same, and never the Governator, after that.)

de rigueur on May 24, 2012 at 1:45 AM

John the Libertarian on May 24, 2012 at 1:41 AM

Brown needs to listen to Perry..USA very much needs for California to get really strong again..:)

Dire Straits on May 24, 2012 at 1:47 AM

Cool an old movie. I love old movies. I watch em with my Mom when I visit. Tyrone Powers etc. Thanks! I’ll watch it. ; )

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 1:43 AM

Glad to be of service. My parents got me into black and white movies when I was a kid. If you like Tyrone Powers, here’s another one. I forewarn you… a real heart tugger. I cried. Spencer Tracy looks like my step-father… or vicey versa.

Logus on May 24, 2012 at 1:47 AM

jaime on May 24, 2012 at 1:45 AM

Enjoyed it!!..Later !!..:)

Dire Straits on May 24, 2012 at 1:48 AM

So I went and bought a million shares of FaceBook and now I can’t even afford an attorney to sue whoever lied to me. I want a do-over.

SparkPlug on May 24, 2012 at 1:48 AM

So I went and bought a million shares of FaceBook and now I can’t even afford an attorney to sue whoever lied to me. I want a do-over.

SparkPlug on May 24, 2012 at 1:48 AM

Err… you were done over!

*ducks*

Logus on May 24, 2012 at 1:49 AM

So I went and bought a million shares of FaceBook and now I can’t even afford an attorney to sue whoever lied to me. I want a do-over.

SparkPlug on May 24, 2012 at 1:48 AM

I assume you have defriended Mr. Zuckerburg?

*Ducks and puts Logus in front of him* LOL!

uncommon sense on May 24, 2012 at 1:51 AM

Bmore… concerning Mr. Powers… I don’t know what I’m talking about. You were talking in general.

Logus on May 24, 2012 at 1:51 AM

Logus, if you haven’t seen it and you have the chance, Witness for the prosecution, is an excellent film.

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 1:52 AM

Good Night jaime, Sleep Well.

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 1:53 AM

SparkPlug on May 24, 2012 at 1:48 AM

I assume you have defriended Mr. Zuckerburg?

*Ducks and puts Logus in front of him* LOL!

uncommon sense on May 24, 2012 at 1:51 AM

You mean Suckerberg? I’ve taken him out of my will. That will hit him right in the pocketbook.

SparkPlug on May 24, 2012 at 1:54 AM

I assume you have defriended Mr. Zuckerburg?

*Ducks and puts Logus in front of him* LOL!

uncommon sense on May 24, 2012 at 1:51 AM

Ha! At a million shares, I’m sure Mr. Zuckerburg would have been friending him!

I keed.

Logus on May 24, 2012 at 1:54 AM

Ha! At a million shares, I’m sure Mr. Zuckerburg would have been friending him!

I keed.

Logus on May 24, 2012 at 1:54 AM

At least would have invited SparkPlug to the wedding :)

Just kidding SP

uncommon sense on May 24, 2012 at 1:57 AM

Logus, if you haven’t seen it and you have the chance, Witness for the prosecution, is an excellent film.

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 1:52 AM

Had to look it up. Yes, I believe I have seen it. Tricksey, if I recall.

Logus on May 24, 2012 at 1:57 AM

Here’s a b&w to stay away from. Definitely NOT one of Hitchcock’s better works. I don’t know about the book.

Logus on May 24, 2012 at 1:59 AM

Well we now know that the Dr. doesn’t like Sabbath. He’s afraid he wouldn’t respect himself if he listen to it. What the heII does that mean?

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 2:00 AM

listen=listened Bmore is wearing down. Won’t be long now. Crap, I have to get Dire a song. Be right back.

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 2:01 AM

SparkPlug on May 24, 2012 at 1:44 AM

Good list..Good order too..:)

Dire Straits on May 24, 2012 at 2:01 AM

Well we now know that the Dr. doesn’t like Sabbath. He’s afraid he wouldn’t respect himself if he listen to it. What the heII does that mean?

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 2:00 AM

I told him to give it a whirl, as he doesn’t respect himself anyway :)

uncommon sense on May 24, 2012 at 2:02 AM

Well we now know that the Dr. doesn’t like Sabbath. He’s afraid he wouldn’t respect himself if he listen to it. What the heII does that mean?

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 2:00 AM

Maybe he’s just too tightly coiled?

;)

Logus on May 24, 2012 at 2:03 AM

Well mes amis, this old bird will wind up crowing if I don’t turn in… or my wife and kids will cook my goose in the morning.

Anyhow, tell me what you want

G’night.

Logus on May 24, 2012 at 2:08 AM

Good Night Logus, Sleep Well.

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 2:10 AM

I think Telsa hijacks threads as entertainment. I don’t think he has any friends, and I think he’s impressed with the fact that he’s able to control discussions on a website as popular as Hot Air.

blink on May 24, 2012 at 2:08 AM

Probably, kind of sad actually, not that I feel sorry for Dr. T. anyway, sorry I can’t stay and play longer, but I have to get up early.

Night Dire, Bmore, SP, Blink, RickB and all the rest.

uncommon sense on May 24, 2012 at 2:12 AM

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 2:10 AM

Enjoyed it friend!..Later..:)

Dire Straits on May 24, 2012 at 2:13 AM

uncommon sense on May 24, 2012 at 2:12 AM

Later!..:)

Dire Straits on May 24, 2012 at 2:14 AM

Dire Straits QOTD song. With an overtone of the Dr. Telsa
Zero.

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 2:15 AM

Which station?

I think Jere’s tax increase initiatives are going to have to be shot down before he listens to Perry. But maybe that will have a reverse-Ahnold effect on Brown (you remember, Arnold came roaring into office with several excellent reform initiatives which the state unions insured were soundly defeated. He was never the same, and never the Governator, after that.)

de rigueur on May 24, 2012 at 1:45 AM

It was the local Fox affiliate after American Idol. But they’re no righty organization. CA tried to have a sales tax increase back in 2008, and it failed at the ballot by over 60 percent. Brown won’t be able to raise taxes. He has to cut spending.

John the Libertarian on May 24, 2012 at 2:16 AM

Enjoyed it friend!..Later..:)

Dire Straits on May 24, 2012 at 2:13 AM

I ain’t out yet. Soon. ; )

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 2:17 AM

Jim Dandy

RickB on May 24, 2012 at 2:19 AM

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 2:15 AM

Tesla hangs by a thread and yet still isn’t banned. He was threatening physical violence today, and yet still…

But MellonCollie will appreciate your post…

John the Libertarian on May 24, 2012 at 2:19 AM

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 2:17 AM

I hear you!..:)

Dire Straits on May 24, 2012 at 2:20 AM

John the Libertarian

I don’t think you will live to see the Dr. banned. I was first told he was kin to someone here at HA. Then I was told he wasn’t. Then I was told he is a sock. Who freakin knows. All I do know is he’s tedious, which normally Allah would have taken him out over. HeII Ed would even take him out for that. But here he is, he remains. Take a glance at that thread. Simply remarkable. ?

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 2:20 AM

Dire, John, you two ever post over here?

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 2:22 AM

I was first told he was kin to someone here at HA.

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 2:20 AM

Huh. That’s the first and only explanation that makes any sense. I was calling for the guy’s banning after only his second or third day here. They quietly removed his threat of violence on MadCon today, and I was really surprised, because that’s a banhammer offense.

John the Libertarian on May 24, 2012 at 2:23 AM

John the Libertarian on May 24, 2012 at 2:23 AM

Well it is MadCon and the Dr. parsed it just right. Did gemeni get the hammer on that thread? I didn’t even have a chance to see what he said before it was gone.

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 2:26 AM

Dire, John, you two ever post over here?

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 2:22 AM

I’ll look into it. Nice rant by MadCon. I’ve got four or five sites I comment to, just don’t know if I can take another…!

John the Libertarian on May 24, 2012 at 2:27 AM

I didn’t even have a chance to see what he said before it was gone.

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 2:26 AM

He said he wanted to take MadCon out and give him a good beatdown. That “you’re never too old” to get the snot beat out of you, or somesuch.

John the Libertarian on May 24, 2012 at 2:28 AM

Bmore on May 24, 2012 at 2:15 AM

Pitch Perfect!..:)

Dire Straits on May 24, 2012 at 2:28 AM

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