Signs of denial

July 16, 2010

 
Let’s say you love jelly beans (who doesn’t?), so you use your life savings to open The Bean Counter.  Unfortunately, most of your prospective customers think you’re offering accounting services rather than candy, and the rest are worried about getting cavities, so after a couple of months you have to close up shop; your whole venture down the drain.  Now, what do you do to pick up the pieces?  Well, if you follow the lead of the current Administration, you borrow some more money to pay for an ad campaign to trumpet the success of The Bean Counter!

Huh?

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What happened to the John Hall Standard?

July 14, 2010

 
You may have noticed the first recurring feature on our blog, “John Hall vs. the Constitution” (link to Part I, Part II, and Part III).  As it happens, Mr. Hall provides so much for us to talk about that we’re introducing a second recurring feature, in which we’ll be cataloguing the ways in which he fails to live up to his own criteria for re-election.

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Will Joe face change in ’11? You bet your…(!!)

June 28, 2010

 
This is the mindset we’re up against:  it’s gotten to the point where the Democrats in Congress and the Administration are so hair-trigger defensive about regular people having the nerve to object to high taxes, even a good-natured jibe by a small business manager gets cranky backtalk from an official visiting as his guest.
 
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Dems cheat on the budget. Where is John Hall?

June 22, 2010

 
Missing a budget deadline is a failing with which we New Yorkers, through our dysfunctional State Legislature, have become all too familiar. The Pelosi/Reid Congress, however, has taken budget delinquency to a new level, by actively refusing to pass a budget resolution before the fiscal year expires at the end of September – and isn’t likely to do so before the November elections, either. To which one can only respond, in a year in which the American public is increasingly, and justifiably, furious at the completely irresponsible behavior of this Congress:  “Good luck with that.”

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