Category Archives: politics

What The Chevy Volt and Obamacare Teach Us

Some people are pointing to the recent failures of Obamacare as proof that disaster ensues when the Federal Government gets involved in the private industry and tries to counteract Free Market forces.  You get no argument from me on that … Continue reading

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This Is Newsworthy To NPR

It’s either a slow news day or NPR is trying to push the Elizabeth Warren ‘class warfare, wealth redistribution, Income Inequality’ talking points. NPR just ran an honest to goodness story (it’s on their website and everything) that is about … Continue reading

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Hope Is Not A Strategy

I have not seen this officially communicated anywhere but it appears to me the GOP heads of state have devised the following strategy for 2014 – Let’s move to the middle and make small compromises with the Left on all … Continue reading

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The Inequality That Obama Forgot To Mention

In an attempt to avert attention away from his Obamacare fiasco, The One gave a speech today where he trotted out the Left’s favorite meme du jour – Income Inequality.  We all know that this meme is really just a … Continue reading

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A Bad Day For Unions

Liberal controlled Local and State governments are slowly waking up to the fact that sweetheart pension deals for their unions are bankrupting their cities and states. First we saw a ruling from a federal judge that states the city of … Continue reading

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Blame Obamanomics

Today there was more bad news for the long termed unemployed who are still suffering from this supposed Obamanomics recovery. “More than 1 million people will see their extended unemployment benefits immediately cut off at the end of the month … Continue reading

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A Peek Into Leftist Ideology

To those who are not blind to history, we know that fascism has its roots in the ideology of the Left (even though they try to deny it) so we must be on guard to see this behavior creep to … Continue reading

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3 Reasons Why I Hate The Iran Nuclear Deal

I’ve had a day or so to digest the new Iran Nuclear Deal brokered by US Secretary of State John Kerry, representatives from the UN Security Council (and Germany) and the Iranian foreign minister Mohammad something or other and I … Continue reading

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Bob Schieffer Had A Sad

Apparently Bob is really upset that the State Run Media had to stop flogging Republicans over the Government Shutdown in order to cover this Obamacare failure.  

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Team Obama Fakes Jobs Report

Remember when Jack Welch said this? Unbelievable jobs numbers..these Chicago guys will do anything..can't debate so change numbers— Jack Welch (@jack_welch) October 05, 2012 Well he took a lot of heat over this and even though I was suspicious of … Continue reading

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A Leftist Dream Shattered

To many of us who live in the real world and understand math this next statement shouldn’t come as a shock to you – Increasing Medicare and Medicaid spending does not reduce Nationwide health care costs. But alas, there are … Continue reading

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What Happens If Obamacare Threw A Party And Nobody Showed Up?

There is a very real possibility that there will only be a fraction of the required people sign up for healthcare through the Obamacare exchanges by the March 31st deadline.  What does that mean?  Well basically the whole system will … Continue reading

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NPR Is Hacktastic!

I guess NPR doesn’t think we can google their old stories to prove what a Hack they are. Well, they’re wrong.  Here are two NPR articles that prove the political bias that exist at this ‘news’ organization. The first was … Continue reading

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My Little Bitter Clingers

Today I took my kids to a local shooting range and they got to fire a rifle for the first time and based on their reaction afterwards, I guess Obama will soon call my kids bitter clingers to guns. My … Continue reading

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NPR’s Poor Memory

NPR’s Julie Rovner (@JRovner) had a report today about the latest Obamacare website failures but then she touched on the next politically inconvenient truth that Team Obama will have to wrestle with. From NPR: “But we’re also hearing about people … Continue reading

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Lessons In Project Management From The Obamacare Website

If you are looking for a case study on how to guarantee a project failure then you only need to look to the Obamacare website failures and the testimonies of the four contractors on Capitol Hill today. I have a … Continue reading

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NPR Blames Republicans

NPR is getting tired of people blaming the Obama administration and specifically Kathleen Sebelius for the huge failure of the Obamacare website so they are going into full shill mode to help out. Who does Julie Rovner blame? For starters, … Continue reading

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Fail Fast

During my time spent in Product Development we had a goal with every new project – Fail Fast! That might sound counter-intuitive to those outside of R&D or Product Development but think about it.  During the development phase, there should … Continue reading

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Nothing New Under The Sun – GOP Version

It appears the Republicans in the House and Senate are ready to stop the shutdown and get absolutely nothing in return.  But never fear, I bet they tell us they’ll get tough on the next fight. Just like McConnell promised … Continue reading

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Kampf Verloren

Even though I will continue to fight for Conservative principles until I die, I can’t help but think we’ve reached a point where we’re fighting a lost struggle (or Kampf Verloren in German, Hey it’s the only foreign language I … Continue reading

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