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Elsewhere at the Daily Caller, 3/2/10

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Do the Democrats have the votes to fundamentally change the relationship between the United States citizen and the United States government, i.e. ObamaCare? Do they actually see the cliff from which they’re being ordered to jump? Do they have any sense of self-preservation whatsoever? UNDECIDED

Waste. Fraud. Abuse. Must be Tuesday.

Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood is doing everything he can to keep you from texting while you’re driving. Which you really shouldn’t be doing, you know. But is that something the government needs to regulate? I’m torn. (Literally; you should see my knee.) I’m all for getting drivers to pay better attention to where the hell they’re going, but I’m uneasy about literally turning it into a federal case. How’s about this, everybody: Just show a little more common sense out there. Could we all start doing that? Thanks in advance.

Interested in hating Sally Quinn, but not sure where to start? Here ya go.

What’s that? You don’t subscribe to the DC Morning e-mail we send out every day? I can’t believe you would even say that to me! How dare you? Who do you think you are? Why, I… No, no, it’s okay. It’s okay. I’m sorry, I shouldn’t have snapped at you like that. You can read today’s edition here. Let’s get this fixed ASAP, though. You know how I can get.

Remember when science was a system whereby data was collected and shared freely, and results were replicated by multiple people? When the idea was to predict an outcome based on what you could prove, rather than manipulating the available facts to create the appearance of achieving a desired result? Aren’t you glad those days are over?

Jim Treacher