As if the mess he's made of his job weren't evidence enough of his incompetence already, the president spends his weekend radio speech babbling about "Women's History Week."  The middle-east is ablaze, the economy is still in ruins, Japan's catastrophic earthquake has worldwide effects and gasoline is at $4 a gallon in many places, and this fool wants to talk about women's progress as if he made it happen! Can the nation survive one term of this lazy egomaniac? People who voted for him need to do one thing for their country. NEVER vote again. Your judgment is abysmal. And Republicans, forget your old "whose turn is it?" approach to nominations so you never again present us with the likes of Bob Dole or John McCain.

Of course, Obama IS going to turn his keen analytical powers to the NCAA basketball brackets and pick the winners for us.

It's hardly coincidence that the ABC/Washington Post poll, commissioned by the two big-media liberal voices, shows confidence in their government among Americans has reached a 35-year low.

Meantime... HAVE A GOOD TIME IN RIO, SLACKER! They have some nice golf courses down there!

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The magic number to remember is --- 23.  That's the number of Democrat-held U.S. Senate seats that will be up for election next year, versus only 10 Republican seats at risk. Now, if Republicans are just smart enough to select candidates who can keep their zippers closed and their fingers out of the cookie jar ...

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To the surprise of exactly no one, Cong. John Conyers, leftist from Michigan, cheerfully announces that Obamacare is just a stepping stone to a 'single-payer' health care system, i.e., socialized medicine.  Envision a medical plan with one "gatekeeper" with the power to say yes or no on the medical care you get.  I see this from a very personal perspective, having just undergone five months of hospitalization and five surgeries.   My medical plan -- a good one, as such things go -- nevertheless has only certain doctors and procedures "in the plan."  Go outside, and you pay, bigtime. The doctors "in the plan" were ready to give me up for dead. Fortunately, I am not impoverished and my wife hired specialists NOT "in the plan" and they saved my life. Under Obamacare, I would already be a minor footnote to history. Unless you are assured of immortality, or at least a lifetime of good health, you might want to think about that.

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This is only an amateur's analysis, but since Japan is selling U. S. bonds (i.e., debt) because of their crisis, the question becomes, who IS going to buy the IOU's of a faltering American economy?  It seems only logical that selling such bonds will require a higher interest rate than the one kept artificially low in recent years.

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A few of life's immutable laws, passed along by my friend John Harris ...

Law of Mechanical Repair - After your hands become coated with grease, your nose will begin to itch & you'll have to pee.

Law of Probability - The probability of being watched is directly proportional to the stupidity of your act.

Variation Law - If you change lines (or traffic lanes), the one you were in will always move faster than the one you are in now.

Law of Close Encounters - The probability of meeting someone you know increases dramatically when you are with someone you don't want to be seen with.

 Law of Commercial Marketing Strategy - As soon as you find a product that you really like, they will stop making it.

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...and by the way: what DOES Charlie Sheen think about the Japan tsunami?
Lee Rodgers"...and now, if you'll excuse me..."