Gov. Scott Walker (R, Wisconsin) and the Washington Post’s institutional bias.

Gov. Scott Walker (R, Wisconsin) and the Washington Post's institutional bias.

You’ve no doubt already heard that Scott Walker is, yea, indeed, running for President – with a hundred ‘Throne of Skulls’ jokes already blossoming on Twitter* – but I don’t ...

Democrats suffer butthurt over Benghazi committee

It is difficult not to feel sorry for a mildly-addled and useless time-server like Elijah Cummings. He was named “stuckee” by the Democrat caucus and serves as the senior Democrat on the special committee Trey Gowdy chairs investigating Obama’s and Hillary Clinton’s malfeasance and misfeasance in the Benghazi tragedy. Given the facts in the case this would be a thankless task in the best of times. These are | Read More »

Erin May is a Hero Fighting Common Core. More Mothers Will Hopefully Follow.

Erin May is the mother of two boys in the Lafayette Parish School System. She may also be on the verge of launching a revolution to take education back from the bureaucrats. Mrs. May’s sons are required this year to take the PARCC exam in Louisiana. PARCC is the Common Core exam in Louisiana. The exam will not be used to help her children improve | Read More »

Unions Exploit Obamacare to Grow in Size & Power

Across the country, unions are reeling. Union membership is at historic lows. Federally, card check legislation has now been dead for years. In Wisconsin, Scott Walker took on public sector unions and won. Michigan has put right-to-work laws on the books. Even in blue states (New Jersey, Illinois, California) some steps have been taken to try to rein in out-of-control unions. But Obamacare and increased numbers | Read More »

Nancy Pelosi says a Hillary Clinton candidacy means the Democrats take the House

Perhaps the only thing in Congress more bizarre that what goes on in ‘s bathroom (here | here) is Nancy Pelosi’s political predictions. says Democrats can recapture control of the House in 2016 by riding Hillary Clinton’s coattails. “Yes, we can win the House,” the California Democrat said during a sit-down interview in her Capitol office. “If she runs, she will win the nomination. And | Read More »

Don’t Expect Changes to Cuba’s Political System Anytime Soon

Yet more evidence has surfaced that the United States is opening relations with Cuba in exchange for essentially nothing. As we open the highest level talks with the communist nation in decades, Cuba has made sure to remind us that substantive changes in its system of government will not being coming anytime soon. From Yahoo! News’ Canadian website: The start of talks on repairing 50 | Read More »

What Conservatives Can Learn from Hip-Hop

On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Andrew Quinn to talk about what conservatives can learn from hip-hop, startling statistics on net wealth, and the age of streaming music.

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Bergdahl to be Charged with Desertion

We knew this true last August:  President Obama traded five vicious Taliban terrorists for a deserter.  And now the U.S. Army nods in agreement. Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl will be charged with desertion, among other violations of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ), according to Briebart and The Washington Times reports. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was released by the Taliban last year in exchange | Read More »

Police Try to Intimidate Google Out of Ruining their Speed Traps

The nationwide police PR exploitation of the tragic deaths of Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos continues apace. As we have already noted here before, the number of police who are killed by citizens wielding firearms is exceedingly low in the United States (especially as compared to the number of citizens who are shot by the police), and much lower than the incidence of officer deaths | Read More »

Switzerland and Syriza

I credit the world’s various political leftists for being brilliant at one thing. They have managed to assemble a coalition of interest groups whose vested interests should probably cause them to chase each other around in the street armed with shotguns. Nowhere is that awesome class divide among the left on greater display than in Europe where the Parlor Pinks infest Davos and the Street | Read More »








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