Monday, December 06, 2010

Cruising the Web

Glenn Reynolds has an intriguing metaphor for the Obama presidency for the similarities between Obama and the fictional guitarist in Spinal Tap.


But now Obama is trying to win more friends in a Gulf region still furious over the extended ban on offshore drilling by buying Gulf Coast seafood for White House parties this year.

John Kyl demonstrates how to deal with media bias in terming the fight over extending tax cuts or tax rates.

Just in case you had any doubt, the new president of the Washington Teachers' Union has made it clear what the union's true mission is - to protect its members. Of course it is. That is what the mission of any union is. That's fine, but just don't try to also pretend that the teachers' unions are all about the children and improving education. That is far down on their list of priorities.

Check out Hot Air's polling of its readers for the best and worst of the 2010 season.

The head of Mossad retires ... with a bang.

Keynesianism might be dead, but its adherents don't seem to have gotten the message.

If you have some extra money
, you can purchase the Unabomber's Montana property.

Tim Carney explores how the new Food Safety bill won't do anything to protect food-borne illnesses because inspectors can't detect bacteria. Meat and poultry processing plants, the major source of illnesses, are already inspected every day. The real story is how the large food producers are supporting a bill that will harm smaller producers.

Just in case you had any doubt, Helen Thomas has exposed yet again her own deep anti-semitism.

J.R. Dunn argues that the whole idea of multiculturalism has been exposed for dangerous feel-goodery that it really is.

4 comments:

Left Coast Rebel said...

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equitus said...

Re: Instapundit's Spinal Tap comparison.

On his site, Glen cited an email received that extends the idea further: “When Obama faces criticism for his ham fisted actions, or soloing as it were, Obama, like Tufnel, tunes the violin rather than questioning whether dragging it across the distorted guitar strings really adds any musical quality to the sound."

Brilliant.

Rick Caird said...

Actually, I found Left Coast Rebel in the past couple of weeks and have been following him. He is right. It is a good fit.

Left Coast Rebel said...

Thanks, Rick - hope to see you around LCR too...