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Doublethink Alert: Health Care Cuts

First, a quick refresher: …doublethink is the act of conscious deception while retaining the firmness of purpose that goes with complete honesty. To tell deliberate lies while genuinely believing in them, to forget any fact that has become inconvenient, and

Posted in Doublethink, Health Care, Liberal Hypocrisy

Where Are The Old Folks Now?

I’ve been watching for someone to make this contrast for a few days now because it’s a hum-dinger! Here’s candidate Barack Obama last fall: Here’s President Barack Obama now: Obama has proposed trimming more than $600 billion from Medicare and

Posted in Doublethink, Health Care, Liberal Hypocrisy

Believing What Obama Wants You To Believe

This is great: Let me get this straight — so far, Obama expects us to believe… …that he’s a devout Christian who went to a Christian church for 20 years and never heard about anything his Reverend was saying. …that

Posted in Doublethink, General Politics, Leaning Left

Doublethink Alert: Saved Jobs

Ace of Spades reports: We need a fourth category: Lies, damnable lies, and statistics don’t cover it anymore. It’s now lies, damnable lies, statistics, and complete bulls*** made-up fakey-fantasy numbers the media uncritically offers as “statistics.” After nearly twenty years

Posted in Doublethink, Economy, Liberal Hypocrisy

Busy Not Running GM

This from the WSJ is great: President Obama announced the bankruptcy of General Motors yesterday before GM's CEO even spoke, and the feds will soon own 60% of the company. But whatever you do, please don't think the government is

Posted in Doublethink, Economy

Obama’s Reckoning: Oil On The Rise

Hmmm… Voters are extraordinarily sensitive to hikes in gas prices. Ask George Bush. Add in the coming general inflation, rising interest rates, etc., and Obama's determination to raise taxes still further and his true-believer zealotry in refusing to expand conventional

Posted in Doublethink, Economy

The GM Takeover Is Official

It is now official: “General Motors” has become “Government Motors”: At midday [yesterday], President Barack Obama [announced] details of his administration’s $30.1 billion plan to restructure General Motors. Despite claiming that the administration “will not interfere with or exert control

Posted in Doublethink, Economy, General Politics, Liberal Hypocrisy

White House Hedging On Sotomayor’s Racist Comments

Clearly, the White House thinks it could sustain political damage from Obama’s nominee for the Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor. First, let’s set the stage. Sotomayor said the following: “I would hope that a wise Latina woman with the richness of

Posted in Doublethink, General Politics, Judiciary_Legal, Leaning Left, Liberal Hypocrisy

The Buck? What Buck?

Good stuff from the NRO Editors: President Obama wants you to know that nothing is ever his fault. He gave a speech on national-security matters Thursday the gist of which was: George W. Bush left me a mess, and I’m

Posted in Doublethink, General Politics, Leaning Left

Doublethink Alert: Spending, Spending, Spending

This is doublethink at its finest: Barack Obama has submitted a budget plan that spends over $400 billion dollars more than the previous administration’s last full budget, an increase of 12%. That comes on top of an off-budget additional $787

Posted in Doublethink, Liberal Hypocrisy
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