Thingish Things

Obama’s Scare Tactic

President Obama, in a clear and calculating move, reached low into the political bag of tricks Tuesday in choosing to unnecessarily terrify millions of senior citizens about their Social Security checks.  It was a low blow for a president who is better than that. The President told CBS News’s Scott Pelley that he cannot guarantee Social Security payments beginning August 3rd. […]

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Bad Mannered Politics

There was a rule in college football called the Halo Rule that protected punt returners from getting killed. It requires defensive players to allow a punt returner to actually catch the ball before creaming him. It didn’t just protect lives, it was considered good sportsmanship.   The New York Times writes today about the Democratic […]

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