The Tea Party: More Philosophy and Less Politics

    In a previous article, I tried to statistically illustrate that the Tea Party’s electoral strength in 2010 was exaggerated by the media.  Although there were some 56 or so members officially in the Tea Party Caucus in the House, it represented about 25% of total Republicans.  In the interim, the media had said the power of the Tea Party was waning yet the number of Tea Party-affiliated, | Read More »

    And the Liberal Intolerance Hits Just Keep Coming

    The French philosopher Voltaire once said, to paraphrase: “I may not agree with what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.”  Today’s leftist has amended this to: “I may not agree with what you say, and you only get one chance to say it before we defend our right to silence you.”  One of the first actions of | Read More »

    The “War on Women:” (Part 4) Practical Solutions

    In the previous three parts of this series of articles, I attempted to explain the inconsistencies of the modern feminist arguments.  While most readers here understand these dynamics, the majority of the American electorate often react to the message put forth by liberals and the Democratic Party when it comes to this notion of “women’s rights.”  Admittedly, the conservative and Republican messaging has been odd | Read More »

    The War on Women: (Part 3)- Domestic Violence

    First off, preventing domestic violence has never, ever been a partisan issue, but to hear the modern liberal feminist speak, conservatives and Republicans are repugnant Neanderthals for opposing any legislation that attempts to address the issue.  Usually, that opposition is based on a realization or analysis that some provisions may actually violate the United States Constitution.  In the end, these laws are simply feel-good legislation | Read More »

    The Sky Is Falling: Liberals and Campaign Finance

    The reaction by the liberal intelligentsia in academia and the media was swift and predictable in response to the recent Supreme Court’s McCutcheon vs. FEC decision which struck down the government’s aggregate limits on campaign contributions.  As expected, they surmise the happiest people are those dreaded Koch brothers.  All the usual liberal suspects- Salon, Slate, Jeffrey Toobin at the New York Times, the children at | Read More »

    The War on Women: (Part 2) Economic Empowerment

    In the 2012 election, remember the statements by a Democratic consultant that Ann Romney “never worked a day in her life?”  This denigration of the stay-at-home mom is the epitome of modern liberal feminist thought.  Without realizing it, they expressed publicly a mindset more accepting at tony, liberal get-togethers in Manhattan, the Chicago North Shore and Hollywood.  Yet, what can be more “feminist” than any | Read More »

    The “War on Women:” (Part 1) Reproductive Rights

    *Promoted from the diaries. – Aaron* Today’s modern feminist is proud to echo the line once used by Hillary Clinton: “All issues are women’s issues.”  To the feminist this translates to: “There is a larger economic or policy angle to every issue dismissed as ‘women’s.’”  The liberal asserts that to the conservative this means: “There is a woman’s angle to every issue.”  But, one supposes | Read More »

    The Hobby Lobby Arguments: An Analysis

    This week, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the consolidated cases of Hobby Lobby and Conestoga Wood which challenged the so-called contraception mandate under Obamacare.  One important point must be mentioned upfront.  First, a contraception mandate- requiring that contraception be covered as part of minimal coverage in a health care policy- is nowhere mentioned in the ACA.  However, the ACA did grant HHS certain powers | Read More »

    Solving the Income Inequality Conundrum

    In a previous entry, I noted how liberal commentators and “experts” like Paul Krugman jumped on Paul Ryan for comments he had made regarding a culture of dependency that had developed among the poorer elements of society.  Naturally, in typical racist fashion, these liberals jumped on the comments and accused him of racism as if poverty is somehow intrinsic to minorities- a racist liberal assumption | Read More »

    A Possible Blow to Obamacare?

    In what is accurately described as the greatest existential threat to Obamacare, an important case will be heard next week.  NO- it is NOT the Hobby Lobby/ Conestoga Wood cases to be heard by the Supreme Court, but another to be heard by the DC Circuit Court of Appeals.  The case is Halbig vs. Sebelius and the fact that the appeals court fast-tracked it indicates | Read More »