Conservative Wanderer

“A troubled and afflicted mankind looks to us, pleading for us to keep our rendezvous with destiny; that we will uphold the principles of self-reliance, self-discipline, morality, and, above all, responsible liberty for every individual that we will become that shining city on a hill.” — Ronald Wilson Reagan

Romney Starts Sounding Like GOP Nominee; Turns Rhetoric On Obama

Now instead of attacking other Republicans, he’s attacking the Democrat he’ll be facing:

It has been weeks since Romney has mentioned his GOP rivals while campaigning, instead setting his sights on President Obama. Friday, he took the fight a step further adding new lines of attack on Obama.

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Feminist Complains About Music Video Showing Woman In Combat

I thought that one of the big issues for the feminist movement was to put women in combat. Self-described feminists from “happy” to “radical” have written glowingly about putting women in uniform and in combat.

So why all the sturm und drang about this music video?

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Buffett Rule Proves Taxing The Rich Doesn’t Get You Much (Bumped)

Bumped because Obama is still pushing this class-warfare idea.

File this under “things only a lefty would be surprised at”

A bill designed to enact President Barack Obama’s plan for a “Buffett rule” tax on the wealthy would rake in just $31 billion over the next 11 years, according to an estimate by Congress’ official tax analysts obtained by The Associated Press.

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Peggy Noonan’s Second Thoughts

Speaking of enthusiasm shortfalls, former Republican turned Obamaite Peggy Noonan, whose paean to The One back in 2008 was likely responsible for changing the minds of some undecided voters, appears to be having second thoughts:

In terms of the broad electorate, I’m not sure he really has a relationship. A president only gets a year or two to forge real bonds with the American people. In that time a crucial thing he must establish is that what is on his mind is what is on their mind. This is especially true during a crisis.

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Obama Facing Fundraising And Enthusiasm Shortfall

Looks like it’s not just economic issues that may be causing problems for the Obama Campaign this year. They’re not getting the donations from donors this time around, and college-age students, who voted nearly 2-to-1 for Obama in 2008, really aren’t that excited about him this year.

First, the donor problem:

By some measures, Mr. Obama’s re-election drive, which at one point was projected as perhaps the first $1 billion campaign in U.S. history, has collected tens of millions of dollars less than President Bush’s campaign had at the same point in 2004, according to Federal Election Commission (FEC) figures.

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Cure For The Common Cold Coming?

Looks like they’re on the right path:

Australian drug maker Biota Wednesday reported the stunning success of its antiviral compound, named Vapendavir.

Tested in 300 asthmatic patients infected with the cold-causing human rhinovirus, the clinical trial showed that cold symptoms eased quickly and the duration of the infection was shortened considerably.

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