The Daily Gouge, Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

On November 27, 2012, in Uncategorized, by Magoo

It’s Wednesday, November 28th, 2012….and we apologize for our failure to launch a Tuesday edition.  We underwent treatment for kidney stones Monday afternoon, and frankly, the procedure left us a bit tired; so that evening we opted for bed rather than blogging. Now, here’s The Gouge! First up, the WSJ details the harsh realities of…. […]

The Daily Gouge, Monday, November 26th, 2012

On November 25, 2012, in Uncategorized, by Magoo

It’s Monday, November 26th, 2012….and 29 years ago today, God sent TLJ and us the second-most wonderful baby ever born to mortal man. Happy Birthday, Jonathon; you’re all we could have hoped for….and then some! Now, here’s The Gouge! First up, everything that’s wrong with the GOP in one simple headline: More congressional Republicans break […]

The Daily Gouge, Thanksgiving Day, November 22nd, 2012

On November 21, 2012, in Uncategorized, by Magoo

It’s Thursday, November 22nd, 2012, Thanksgiving Day….and here’s The Gouge! First, be certain to read today’s Cover Story by Erick Erickson on our home page; it will be well worth your time. Second, as is our custom, we mark Thanksgiving with two classic columns from the WSJ which thoroughly summarize our thoughts on the season: […]

The Daily Gouge, Wednesday, November 21st, 2012

On November 20, 2012, in Uncategorized, by Magoo

It’s Wednesday, November 21st, 2012….and here’s The Gouge! First up on the last edition before Thanksgiving, Thomas Sowell details how Liberals make a habit of…. Killing The Goose    Killing the goose that lays the golden egg is one of those old fairy tales for children which has a heavy message that a lot of […]

The Daily Gouge, Tuesday, November 20th, 2012

On November 19, 2012, in Uncategorized, by Magoo

It’s Tuesday, November 20th, 2012….and here’s The Gouge! First up, the WSJ spares the MSM the time and preemptively nominates John Roberts…. Liberal Man of the Year Chief Justice Roberts shares the dais with Lena Dunham.   No Supreme Court Justice has ever said “Live from New York, it’s Saturday night,” at least on national […]

The Daily Gouge, Monday, November 19th, 2012

On November 18, 2012, in Uncategorized, by Magoo

It’s Monday, November 19th, 2012….and here’s The Gouge! First up, perhaps inspired by the Dark Side’s electoral triumph, the WSJ describes how…. The Evil Empire Strikes Back Even when reform passes, teachers unions engage in massive resistance.   Education reformers had good news at the ballot box this month as voters in Washington and Georgia […]

The Daily Gouge, Friday, November 16th, 2012

On November 15, 2012, in Uncategorized, by Magoo

It’s Friday, November 16th, 2012….and here’s The Gouge! First up, the WSJ‘s Kimberly Strassel suggests what should be self-evident…. GOP Lessons in the San Joaquin A Californian shows the way forward for the GOP and Hispanic voters.   Imagine a congressional district in California, a state where the GOP last week suffered a political bloodbath. Imagine […]

The Daily Gouge, Monday, November 12, 2012

On November 11, 2012, in Uncategorized, by Magoo

It’s Monday, November 12th, 2012….and here’s The Gouge! First, up, courtesy of the WSJ, it’s the Joe Friday segment, ma’am….and just the…. The Hard Fiscal Facts Individual tax payments are up 26% in the last two years.   While the rest of America was holding an election last week, the gnomes at the Congressional Budget Office […]

The Daily Gouge, Friday, November 9th, 2012

On November 8, 2012, in Uncategorized, by Magoo

It’s Friday, November 9th, 2012….and to provide a little perspective, two quotes from America’s past, amid days far darker than those we currently face…. “These are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands by it […]

The Daily Gouge, Decision Day Edition, November 6th, 2012

On November 5, 2012, in Uncategorized, by Magoo

It’s Tuesday, November 6th, 2012, Decision Day in America….but before we begin, a brief Biblical truth from II Samuel 12: 15-23, the meaning of which will likely not be lost on any of you: “….the Lord struck the child that Uriah’s wife [Bathsheba, with whom David had committed adultery, then had Uriah killed] had borne […]