Daily Archives: August 15, 2012

McKayla’s Not Impressed

President Barack Obama talks on the phone with members of the U.S. Olympic women’s gymnastics team during a phone call from Air Force One. The President called the women to congratulate them on their gold medal in the team competition. Apparently, I’m not supposed to do anything mean to official White House photos which are […]

Obama’s Little Beer Junket Could Have Cost Business Owner $25k

Look, I don’t begrudge Obama having a beer. That’s no big deal. But….. (Des Moines Register) There are “two sides to this story,” said Mike Cunningham II, the third generation owner of the 65-year-old Bud Tent. On one hand, Cunningham, 39, appreciated the historical significance of Obama’s visit: His great-grandfather, Lloyd Cunningham, was secretary of […]

If All You See…

…is an evil CO2 producing refrigerator that no one else should own, you might just be a Warmist The blog of the day is The Other McCain, with a post about Romney’s best speech of the campaign.

Nature: You Don’t Believe In Globull Warming Because Of Wharrharbl

Latest attempt to circle the wagons (via Tom N) (Nature) Studying things from a psychological angle does help to make sense of climate-change scepticism. But the true source of the problem, research suggests, is not that people are irrational. Instead, it is that their reasoning powers have become disabled by a polluted science-communication environment. Or, […]

Romney Says Obama’s “Angry And Desperate”

We’ve known this for quite a long time, Mitt. We also know Obama is sleazy, un-presidential, and a disgrace…oh, you’re going to get to that? Gotcha (Washington Post) Mitt Romney lashed out at President Obama with some of the harshest rhetoric of his campaign at a Tuesday night rally here, accusing Obama of leveling “wild […]

Lapdog Slate Says Ryan Company “Didn’t Build That”

It’s obvious that Slate writer Sally Kohn didn’t build her post: surely the Obama administration did When Paul Ryan took to the stage in Mooresville, North Carolina, as Mitt Romney’s running mate, he attacked President Obama’s “you didn’t build that” remark about the role of government in supporting private innovation. But while Republicans have been […]

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