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Tom Bevan at Real Clear Politics catches an important freudian slip made by Obama – only I think they read it wrongly. In talking about the healthcare bill to Republicans – there’s a video linked, Obama says

there’s some stray cats and dogs that got in there that we were eliminating, we were in the process of eliminating. For example, we said from the start that it was going to be important for us to be consistent in saying to people if you can have your — if you want to keep the health insurance you got, you can keep it, that you’re not going to have anybody getting in between you and your doctor in your decision making. And I think that some of the provisions that got snuck in might have violated that pledge.

Tom Bevan reads the admission as being about provisions

that would have in fact prevented people from keeping their current insurance and/or choosing the doctor they want.

when he clearly – and stupidly – considering his audience

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On Sunday news tends to be local (good) and very trivial (not so good). So I searched all over the country for stories of interest:

Arkansas Democrat has one of those stories where they use “US” instead of Obama so you know it’s going to be bad news (the rule went opposite with Clinton)

And if you’re courious about that OHV decision they plan to reverse, it was something protecting national forests. Let the trucks roll in!

Also in Arkansas, begging for the money for the terrorist trials – this is a circus before it starts

(concerns mounting that Congress won’t fund this)

as well as friendly fire killings in Afghanistan

Miami Herald tells us abut the aftermath of the grounded flights of Haitian refugees in Florida

while Florida Times Union has bad news for DADT future

It’s unclear how Congress will react, but some members of Florida’s delegation — both Republican and Democrat — say they’ll lean heavily on what commanders want.(which is: “don’t make changes””time of war”)

But I bet you knew that, from that other headline.

Not Your Sweetie

January 2010