Monthly Archives: October 2013

A Few Words of Wisdom…

…worth remembering when thinking about Obama and all his promises. Horked from Drew via Ace

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Truth, Lies, and Quotes

The quote A lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is still putting on its shoes is generally attributed to Mark Twain. Wrong and ironically so, it’s C. H. Spurgeon.

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Knowledge

From Donald Rumsfeld Now what is the message there? The message is that there are no “knowns.” There are things we know that we know. There are known unknowns. That is to say there are things that we now know … Continue reading

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The So-Called Shutdown

Not just one, but two good comments; this time from Samizdata. The first applies to the shutdown proper: There was no hope once the politicians and media were fully on board with the “default” meme. There was never any possibility … Continue reading

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A Quote Load

Lots of good quotes in this single link (look for the View Comments link at the bottom). I don’t know how Obama does it, but he brings out the best in people. First up, : Dude, the government’s stunning incompetence … Continue reading

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Washington Monument Ploy

Didn’t know the practice had a name; the standard tactic of those who want to raise taxes and fees without taking responsibility for their own wasteful spending. A quote from the ever-reliable Allahpundit explains it well: The first, and really … Continue reading

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