With Danny Tarkanian apparently fading, the June 8 Nevada Senate primary race to face Harry Reid is going to come down to conservative Sharron Angle against moderate, establishment candidate Sue Lowden. Lowden has already kicked up a fuss with the observation that in the days before health insurance, people who lacked money for care – at least in rural areas and small towns – would do things like offer services such as house-painting or barter of livestock to pay for medical care. Lowden’s point was entirely historically accurate – a fact lost on urban, coastal-based left-wing bloggers – and was part of a larger argument about how we pay for health care in this country, but she doubled down on it as the Democrats (desperate to salvage Reid) have pounded her on “chickens for checkups” to the point where Nevada officials have had to ban voters from wearing chicken costumes to the voting booth.
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES Four “protesters” remain at the Malheur Wildlife Refuge in Oregon, and last night, a confrontation nearly came to a head while some 60,000 listened live to a broadcast phone call with the armed citizens and some off-site supporters. You can replay the entire four hours of broadcast here, or you can see highlights that I live-tweeted in the storify | Read More »
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES Tonight, once again, Donald Trump retweeted a tweet from an account with the username “@WhiteGenocideTM”. This may sound familiar to you, because he has done this before, from the exact same account. Here is tonight’s retweet: And here is what CNN reported back in January: The profile — with about 2,300 followers — used the name “Donald Trumpovitz,” linked | Read More »
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES Sometimes we have to have some non-political posts otherwise we will all go crazy. This video was simply too good not to share with all of you. I am a huge fan of Family Feud, and there have been a lot of terrible contestants, but this one might very well be the worst ever. The video is long, but | Read More »
Share on Facebook 1 1 SHARES That’s right. Donald Trump, in South Carolina, came out in favor of Common Core education standards. Has he not been paying attention? Common Core is wildly unpopular in South Carolina. The state had originally implemented the standards and then rescinded them after a public backlash. Jeb Bush, at a Heritage Action forum in South Carolina was booed over the | Read More »