Soaps and Sterility > Anti-Natalism for the Masses: … we need to model in our own lives, and in our own families, the Christian view that children are indeed a gift of God. And we better do it before it’s too late.
Obama Machine Adds New Twist to Jobs 'Saved or Created,' ... Jobs 'Supported' – [How to lie or misdirect without appearing to. I "support” jobs too, all of the few left under this administration’s bungling. – JS]
Without Independents, Obama Has No Chance of Victory: It is this group of independents that has more or less determined elections over the last 30 years. Democratic strategists and their friends in the media trumpeted Obama’s 2008 victory as a sign of the “emerging Democratic majority,” but in reality the president’s victory hinged above all on the swing of the independent vote.
The Scapegoat Strategy > Obama now blames people instead of events.
What do you do if you can’t run on your record — on 9 percent unemployment, stagnant growth, and ruinous deficits as far as the eye can see? How to run when you are asked whether Americans are better off than they were four years ago and you are compelled to answer no?
Play the outsider. Declare yourself the underdog. Denounce Washington as if the electorate hasn’t noticed that you’ve been in charge of it for nearly three years.
But above all: Find villains.
INCREDIBLE! NANCY PELOSI: GOP VOTING TO LET WOMEN ‘DIE ON THE FLOOR’: “She’s talking about a bill that simply protects taxpayers from having to subsidize abortions through Obamacare,” the Washington Examiner writes. “This is about just how out-of-touch progressives are on social issues. If you fail to show sufficient enthusiasm for paying to kill someone else’s baby, it is a sign that you’re heartless.”
The Diminishing Returns of Reasonableness: [This administration] doesn't fully appreciate that the threat of force is what encourages reasonableness in many quarters of the globe.Ronald Reagan was happy to negotiate with the Soviets, but he also kept them wondering if he might bomb before breakfast. Teddy Roosevelt spoke softly because he carried a big stick.
"Make yourself an honest man, and then you may be sure there is one less rascal in the world." -- Thomas Carlyle