Even When Breitbart Loses, He Wins
(Crossposted at David Horowitz’s NewsReal Blog) Even when he loses, he wins. To be perfectly honest, I had no idea that conservative media mogul Andrew Breitbart was a front-page contributor to Arianna Huffington’s left-wing news rag. I always imagined that he had more class than that, but who knew?
By Hook or by Crook—Amazon’s Crony Capitalism Goes Stealth
The other day, I wrote about the Amazon.com distribution plant in Cayce, and the proposed sales tax exemption (worth 40 million dollars!) that former Governor Sanford promised Amazon. As I predicted, the people trying to push this idea through would to attempt to slip in the kickback as a proviso during Budget Week (which is this week). Guess what? The promoters of the Amazon Kickback | Read More »
The Curious Case of Keith “Crybaby” Ellison—CAIR and the Nation of Islam’s Man in Congress
Just who is Representative Keith Ellison (Democrat, MN-05)? Is he one of two Muslim Congressmen? Is he the heel to Rep. Peter King (R-NY), whose Homeland Security hearings on the radicalization of American Muslims have been smeared as a “witch hunt”? Is he the Congressman who—in his best Joseph Welch impression—recounted a tale (of which some are questioning the veracity) of Mohammed Salman Hamdani, a | Read More »
State Chamber of Commerce Declares War on Amazon.com’s Crony Capitalism
Equality under the law is one of the cornerstones of capitalism. What does that mean? It means that, in order for free-market capitalism to thrive, the government can not be picking winners and losers, through the use of incentives and disincentives. Period. According to sources, the latest organization to come out against the proposed sales tax break for the Lexington County-located Amazon.com distribution center was… | Read More »
Bloggers, Lawyers Stand Against Anti-Conservative Copyright Troll RightHaven
(Hide yer kids, hide yer wife, e’rrybody readin’ Right Turns Only out hurr! Check it out today!) Meet Columbia, SC lawyer Todd Kincannon: Republican… “Nationally noted parliamentarian.” Election law expert… Pop-culture connoisseur… The blogosphere’s last, best hope against anti-blogger legal firms? Anti-blogger legal firm RightHaven—best known for suing Senate candidate Sharron Angle for posting a portion of a Las Vegas Review-Journal article on her campaign | Read More »
In Ohio as in Wisconsin: Life in the Mid(dle) West—Elected Governors Are “Tyrants”?
[X-Posted at David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog... check it out!] As yet another Middle East country falls to the spreading wave of protests and revolutions, here at home, malcontents are stirring up chaos, just as malcontents such as the Muslim Brotherhood stirred up the riots in Egypt. In Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker’s plans to salvage his state’s budget from looming financial ruin by bringing the benefits | Read More »
Behold, the Democratic Party’s New Constituency: Muppets!
[X-Posted at David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog... check it out!] It’s come to this. Facing flagging public support for their platform, Washington Democrats are now resorting to enlisting cartoon characters to help drum up support for funding public television with taxpayer money. Yesterday, Representative Ed Markey (D-MA) held a press conference featuring the beloved public television cartoon character Arthur (from the eponymous “Arthur” show, which is | Read More »
“First They Came for the Four Loko, and I Said Nothing, Because That Stuff Tastes Nasty…”
[X-Posted at David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog... check it out!] It’s always done “for the children.” Whether it’s ostracizing home-schooling, making power tools less useful and accessible, or reminding parents that Daddy Barack and Mommy Michelle know better than you which foods your children should eat, Big Government Progressives always seem to want to have control over you, from cradle to dinner table to grave. In | Read More »
Ban Hammer-Time: Ron Paul Gets the Ol’ Heave-Ho from Young Americans For Freedom
(Hide yer kids, hide yer wife, e’rrybody readin’ Right Turns Only out hurr! Check it out today!) Before I begin, an explanation: If you say Ron Paul’s name backwards, he will be teleported back to the alien dimension from whence he originates. Therefore, I will be referring to him as Luap Nor as much as possible, in hopes of helping him return to his home. | Read More »
Is Sherrod Brown (D-Oh!) Feeling a Bit Skittish?
(Hide yer kids, hide yer wife, e’rrybody readin’ Right Turns Only out hurr! Check it out today!) Recently, the Communication Workers of America teamsters (or as one political wag calls them, “the Communista Workers of Amerika”) paid for a radio advertisement running on Ohio stations, extolling the virtues of Sen. Sherrod Brown… over two years before the election. Click play on the embedded Flash doohickey | Read More »