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The Intellectual Bankruptcy Of Conservatism

Bruce Bartlett remembers Irving Kristol and what the right has lost:
The intellectual bankruptcy of conservatism today is even greater than it was when Irving Kristol founded The Public Interest in 1965. What passes for a conservative movement these days wears its anti-intellectualism as a badge of honor..
And if you need any confirmation of that fact, [...]

None Dare Call It Hypocrisy

by @ Tuesday, September 15th, 2009. Filed under Humor, Joe Wilson, Politicos & Pundits, Politics

H/T: The Pajama Pundit

House Approves “Resolution Of Disapproval” For Joe Wilson’s “You Lie” Outburst

by @ Tuesday, September 15th, 2009. Filed under Congress, Joe Wilson, Politicos & Pundits, Politics

The House of Representatives has officially sanctioned South Carolina Congressman Joe Wilson:
In a rare action, the House rebuked one of its members Tuesday for shouting “you lie” at President Obama last Wednesday, ending a week-long standoff during which Democrats demanded a public apology that the lawmaker refused to give.
On a largely party-line vote, the House [...]

Quote Of The Day

by @ Tuesday, September 15th, 2009. Filed under Al Gore, Humor, Joe Wilson, Politicos & Pundits, Politics

“I said ‘Joe, who’s the nut who hollered out, “You lie”?’” Roxanne Wilson says. “I couldn’t believe Joe would say that.”
— Roxanne Wilson, wife of Congressman Joe Wilson

Kayne West Meets Joe Wilson

by @ Tuesday, September 15th, 2009. Filed under Celebrities, Humor, Joe Wilson, Politics

Well, this was inevitable:

Vast Majority Of Americans Oppose Joe Wilson’s Outburst During Presidential Address

by @ Tuesday, September 15th, 2009. Filed under Joe Wilson, Politicos & Pundits, Politics

A new Gallup Poll indicates that most Americans aren’t too pleased with Congressman Joe Wilson’s behavior last week:
PRINCETON, NJ — Americans come down strongly in opposition to South Carolina Rep. Joe Wilson’s “You lie!” outburst during President Obama’s address to Congress on healthcare last Wednesday, though majorities on both sides of the issue do not [...]

House To Vote On Sanction Against Wilson For Outburst

by @ Tuesday, September 15th, 2009. Filed under Congress, Joe Wilson, Politicos & Pundits, Politics

Later today, the House of Representatives is scheduled to vote on a resolution sanctioning Congressman Joe Wilson for yelling “You Lie” at last week’s Presidential Address:
House Democratic leaders will move ahead with a “resolution of disapproval” against Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) on Tuesday afternoon, following through on their threat to sanction the conservative lawmaker for [...]

Joe Wilson: No More Apologies

by @ Sunday, September 13th, 2009. Filed under Barack Obama, Health Care Reform, Joe Wilson, Politics

South Carolina Congressman Joe Wilson says he’s through apologizing for his outburst last week:
(CNN) — Rep. Joe Wilson said Sunday he will not apologize again for yelling out that President Obama lied during the president’s speech to Congress last week.
“I am not going to apologize again,” the South Carolina Republican said on “FOX News Sunday” [...]

Democrats To Introduce Resolution Scolding Joe Wilson Next Week

by @ Friday, September 11th, 2009. Filed under Joe Wilson, Politicos & Pundits, Politics

Well, we knew this was coming:
Speaker Nancy Pelosi has agreed the House should vote next week on scolding Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) for his outburst during President Barack Obama’s speech unless he apologies on the floor of the House.
“There was a violation of the rules of the House,” said Pelosi spokesman Brendan Daly. “It needs [...]

New Poll Shows Joe Wilson Is Vulnerable After “You Lie” Outburst

by @ Friday, September 11th, 2009. Filed under Joe Wilson, Politicos & Pundits, Politics

A new poll shows that Joe Wilson may end up paying a price for heckling the President on Wednesday:
In a matter of seconds Wednesday night Joe Wilson went from being pretty safe for reelection to one of the most vulnerable Republican incumbents in the country.
Wilson trails Democratic challenger Rob Miller 44-43 in a PPP survey [...]

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