Archive for September 20th, 2009

Political Class Ignoring at Their Peril — Salena Zito

Sunday, September 20th, 2009

Two political dangers have emerged in recent months for Democrats, Republicans, and the media that covers both. Those are the dismissal of protests by all three, and the crude overuse of the race card.

NY Times — The Financial Crisis and America’s Casino Culture

Sunday, September 20th, 2009

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Wash Times — Breitbart a conservative rebel with a cause

Sunday, September 20th, 2009

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Steve Kraske on the Sunflower Club “Republican Round-up”

Sunday, September 20th, 2009

In one of his biggest applause lines, Moran also accused Republicans of gross overspending when they held Congress.

“What we did was bad, but what is happening today is exponentially worse. It’s a quantum leap.”

Moran wore a blazer and tie. Tiahrt was more casual in a yellow polo shirt. He also was a little briefer. He invoked the words of Ronald Reagan from the late 1970s who once said economic recovery begins when Jimmy Carter is out of the White House.

Tiahrt said economic recovery in the U.S. would begin once Nancy Pelosi was gone as speaker and Harry Reid was out as Senate majority leader.

Tiahrt also talked about his efforts to repeal the stimulus bill, saying it’s been largely ineffective.

Kaw and Border — 3rd District Race Turns Rose-ier for Lightner

Sunday, September 20th, 2009

Kaw and Border:

Thursday, September 17 brought significant news to the 3rd District Congressional race when Johnson County Sun Publisher Steve Rose announced his decision to run for Congress. While analysts throughout the metro area debate and discuss the ramifications of Rose’s decision, the quiet but undeniably true reality is that the Rose decision immensely helps the sole major conservative candidate in the race, Patricia Lightner.:

ANALYSIS-Struggling at home, Obama to get warm UN welcome

Sunday, September 20th, 2009

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 19 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama’s popularity may be slipping at home, but he remains the uncontested favorite on a small patch of land in midtown Manhattan where U.N. member states will gather next week.

Merkel Urges German Voters to Make History as Challenger Gains

Sunday, September 20th, 2009

Sept. 19 (Bloomberg) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged her supporters to “make history” on Sept. 27 by returning her party to power with enough votes to allow it to govern without Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier’s Social Democrats.