Category Archives: Joe Biden
Supply-siders, led by Arthur Laffer, have made the case that taxes affect behavior — a proposition rejected by the Obama Administration until now. In a closed-door meeting at the White House, Vice-President Biden endorsed a new tax on violence, a … Continue reading
A couple of years ago, on a warm summer night (around the 4th of July) my (then) 16-year old son and his friend took my shotgun out to the backyard to shoot at some 1-liter soda bottles filled with water. … Continue reading
From NPR Vice President Joe Biden’s advice to his wife about protecting their home in Delaware: They don’t need an assault-style weapon. If there are bad guys on the property, walk out on the balcony and fire a couple blasts … Continue reading
Is there a campaign promise that Obama hasn’t broken yet? Joe Biden circa 2008: “I guarantee you Barack Obama ain’t taking my shotguns, so don’t buy that malarkey. Don’t buy buy viagra that malarkey. They’re going to start peddling that … Continue reading
If we continue to give Democrats extra time because they need to express their “important points,” we need to change the rules; otherwise, it looks suspicious to the casual observer expecting the debates to be fair and honest.
In the first presidential debate, Obama took advantage of an extra three minutes and fourteen-seconds. If we accrue that time in Super Bowl dollars, each second is extremely valuable. Biden was cut back slightly, the reason is obvious, he was only allowed an extra minute and twenty-two seconds and the whole Democrat Party was holding its breath during the excess time. In the second presidential debate, Obama required four minutes and eighteen-seconds to dance around the different questions.
That might have been the campaign stump line according to Tom Mahnken had the Navy SEALs not shot first and asked questions later. After all, President Obama did have an alternate plan for bin Laden…one that involved executing his original plans for 9/11 mastermind, KSM: Showing the world and the terrorists what a great nation we are by putting Osama bin Laden on trial!
You have to hand it to Joe Biden, he knows how to draw attention to himself. There is a reasonable amount of chatter on the internet not only about the depth of the impending vice presidential debate but the lurking possibility that some Monty Python type of moment will unfold before the eyes of the nation. It is hopelessly preposterous not to consider the potential of a cringe worthy moment occurring. Biden’s presence brings the very real possibility of some magnificent folly. The man is a walking conversation starter.