How Kamala Harris will replace Ruth Ginsburg on SCOTUS, after a brief detour as the new Attorney General
Last week, when the reports of Holder’s resignation broke, I heard the esteemed Jay Sekulow on the radio discussing the news. Before proceeding to shred Holder’s record at Justice, he spent a few minutes wondering aloud “why, now?” Sekulow, like myself, thinks there’s a master plan, a grand design behind the timing of the resignation. I fear he’s correct. Harry Reid went nuclear last year | Read More »
Is there ANY reason why a GOP controlled Senate should restore the 60 vote “requirement” for confirmation?
Shortly before the GOP is likely to regain control of the Senate, we can expect to see Obama name a replacement for AG Holder, who will then be confirmed by the lame duck Senate under the new rules that Harry Reid rammed through late last year. To quickly summarize, the ability to filibuster executive and judicial nominations (except for SCOTUS) by requiring 60 votes | Read More »
I suppose we should be grateful that Obama didn’t invoke Michael Sam at the UN.
Yesterday, during his speech at the UN General Assembly, Obama continued his tradition of knocking America at every opportunity, holding the recent events in Ferguson up to the world as a shining example of, “nope, we ain’t perfect, but we’re trying.” Not surprisingly, it’s the one line in an otherwise totally blah speech that got any attention. But we shouldn’t be surprised, it’s what Obama | Read More »
Whoa!! Ezekiel Emanuel has just euthanized ALL the 2016 Democrat presidential candidates
A short while back I posted a somewhat tongue-in-cheek diary: “The AVERAGE age of Democrat presidential candidates is (GASP) 70!!!” http://www.redstate.com/diary/gawken/2014/09/13/average-age-democrat-presidential-candidates-gasp-70/ But is seems that the architect of Obamacare, Ezekiel Emanuel, has just decided to wipe out all the Democrats running for the White House. According to ole Zeke, 75 is the perfect age to commence pushing up daisies: http://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2014/09/22/obamacare_architect_ezekiel_emanuel_75_an_ideal_age_to_die.html We know that liberals tend | Read More »
Hillary had better hope her campaign fares better, and lasts longer, than “Madame Secretary.”
Imagine if a junior high school creative writing class were asked to emulate “The West Wing,” and produce a script about life , sex, and politics inside the Beltway. “Madame Secretary,” which premiered last night (twice) is actually far worse than that. The show is obviously intended to be a prime time free political advertisement for Hillary’s upcoming White House run. With friends like these | Read More »
Dept of Schadenfreude: NLRB orders CNN to rehire 100 fired employees
Yesssss! Who’d ever have thunk it? CNN, affectionately known among conservatives as the “Clinton News Network” has been found guilty of (gasp)unfair labor practices, “widespread and egregious conduct,” a flagrant and general disregard for employees’ fundamental rights,” and a whole other bunch of really bad stuff. Really? CNN? Seems CNN will have to rehire some 100 workers, and make a financial settlement with another 200 | Read More »
The AVERAGE age of Democrat presidential candidates is (GASP): 70!!!
2016 Democrat hopefuls are invading Iowa this weekend, ostensibly to attend Tom Harkin’s annual steak fry dinner, but in reality to kick off the 2016 primary season. Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden, and Bernie Sanders are scheduled to drop by and chew the fat (hopefully NOT literally..it’s bad for the arteries). The Hill has the story..but click on the link just to take a look at the | Read More »
OK, just what is a “large scale, years long, multi-variant counter-terrorism action?”
Oh, those funny, funny people at MSNBC. Last night, after Obama’s speech, they were tying themselves in knots, along with the English language attempting to prop up the president, to somehow defend him to their base, get him off the hook for doing a 180 from his previous statements, ( though it’s easy to see their hearts aren’t in it) and actually embracing the policies | Read More »
Obama has “lyin’ eyes..”
You can’t hide your lyin’ eyes And your smile is a thin disguise I thought by now you’d realize There ain’t no way to hide your lyin’ eyes That’s from The Eagles great 1975 hit.. During a more than 30 year career in the financial services industry I probably interviewed over 2,000 prospective candidates for employment. You look for certain characteristics and non-verbal clues: dress, posture, | Read More »
ISIS is very much alive and growing as a threat, and BTW, General Motors sucks
Obama ran, and won, in 2012, pretty much on one sound bite: “We are better off today. Osama bin Laden is dead, and General Motors is very much alive.” Yesterday we learned, from a superb piece by Stephen Hayes in The Weekly Standard: http://www.weeklystandard.com/articles/al-qaeda-wasn-t-run_804366.html that the WH quickly halted the comprehensive examination and study of the documents and computers found in bin Laden’s house. This | Read More »