Month: June 2010

Politics

Why We Have Hearings

Elena Kagan reminds me of Norm Peterson’s (Cheers) meltdown in front the brewery president just before he landed his dream job as a beer taster. Poor Elena can’t remember the simplest things—like her own handwriting.  Today, Democrat Arlen Specter warned that he may have to vote “no.”  She might not be the infanticidal maniac some …

Crime

How to Answer Chavez

Communist dictator Hugo Chavez has has stolen eleven oil rigs owned by the American company Helmerich and Payne. As Reuters points out, Chavez has now nationalized oil, telecommunications (including news), power, steel, and banking. If you’re keeping score, Chavez leads Obama 5-3, as Obama so far has managed to seize only banking, automotive, and healthcare. …

Politics

Obama Insults Americans . . . Again

An arrogant and distracted Barack Obama appeared at a press conference for the G20 Summit today. His purpose: to insult, threaten, and cajole the American people from an international stage. I’m doing it because I said I was going to do it and I think it’s the right thing to do. People should learn that …

Economy

Don’t Blink (you’ll miss the recovery)

The stock market reacted mildly to some devastating economic news today.  In fact, the stock market appears to be in denial about the state of America’s economy.  Existing home sales fell in May.  As of this morning, economists expected a six percent increase.  Economists expect new home sales to be worse than existing home sales. …

2010 Election

How to Avoid Overconfidence

Do you worry that conservative grassroots might get overconfident and blow our chance to stop the advance of socialism in America?   I do.  I am concerned that we keep repeating the same tactics to the same audiences until both the audience and the actors become  . . . well, bored. When I read stories …

Living

849 Reasons You’ll Never Succeed

View Full Album Major General Stephen Layfield, the reviewing officer at the Navy’s June 11 Boot Camp Graduation, introduced my son, AT Jack Hennessy, and 848 of Jack’s fellow sailors to America’s enemies. He mocked at our enemies’ plots to destroy America, pointing out that before him stood “eight hundred and forty-nine reasons why you’ll …

Tea Party News

Top Reason to Read Playboy

The Tea Party phenomenon has been with us for almost a year and a half already. We finally made it to the pages of America’s most venerable . . . um,  girly magazine. Rogues of K Street is an anonymous Washington insider’s view of the most effective and expansive political movement in at least half …