Tech at Night: Netflix proves me right on Net Neutrality. DoJ on Swartz.
Remember when they told you Net Neutrality was needed? Remember when we said it was really about favoring online firms over telecoms? Told you so, told you so, told youRead More »
TAKE THAT GUN AWAY from Joe Morrissey (D, Virginia House of Delegates).
Background: the aforementioned idjit decided to wave around an “AK-47-style rifle” on the floor of the Virginia House of Delegates as part of a fairly bizarre gun-grabbing stunt. Now, Morrissey
An interesting, if mildly depressing, exchange on Obamacare.
Goodness gracious, but check this out. Background: Whole Foods CEO John Mackey called Obamacare first ‘socialist,’ then ‘fascist,’ then regretted calling it fascist because the Left is generally too ill-educated
In Ad, Striking Union Uses Deceptive Scare Tactics On New York City Parents
If you live in (what progressives call) “flyover country,” you might not know (or care) that the school bus drivers in New York City are out on strike–8,000 of them.Read More »
Would You Knowingly Let a Thief into Your Home?
How much sympathy would you garner from your friends if a thief stole everything you owned after you knowingly invited him into your home? That’s what House conservatives do when
Obama Fetishism – The Hollow Evil of Tactical Adoration
I’ll bet the people who voted for Obama never realized how utterly cool they had become. They too get to have something in common with Tom Cruise! Like Tom CruiseRead More »
A Nostalgic Age
Whether you read the Republican agenda, or Byron York’s latest about the GOP’s cluelessness on the way forward, or even Robert Costa and Andrew Stiles’ reporting from the Republican retreat,
Hoaxes, Hackers and the Race to Steal Your Personal Information
Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the debt ceiling,Read More »
Will Red State Democrats Abjure Their Principles With the Filibuster?
It’s time for the red state Democrats in the Senate to answer the question Elijah posed to the idol-worshipers: “How long halt ye between two opinions? if the LORD [be]
Pushme-pullyou Watch: Assault Weapons and Chuck Hagel.
This is a kind of a good news, maybe bad news kind of thing. First, the kind of good news: [Sen Stuart Smalley Al] Franken, speaking during a press event
The Senate is dismantling the budget process and abdicating Congress’s spending authority
During the last debt ceiling fight, some pundits in the media and on the left wished for the “Gephardt rule” when the House automatically raised the debt ceiling when they passed a
Spending at Gun Point
In the days leading up to President Obama announcing his gun control plans, and now that he has, the focus of Republicans and Conservatives has been squarely on his ever-encroaching
The Allure of Moving On
Bend over Republicans, here they come again.Phil Klein is out with a column that I can only assume comes from House Republican Leadership talking points. I can only assume that
California’s Budget Voodoo
Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Cate Long to discuss California’s state budget,Read More »
Liberals Don’t Need Revenue to Grow Government Anymore
Once upon a time, liberals were somewhat principled in their pursuit of a utopian dirigisme. Sure, they always liked to play a bit of class warfare, but they fundamentally believed
Tech at Night: The cozy Obama-Google Relationship continues
Google employees overwhelmingly preferred Democrats over Republicans in their political giving in 2012, and it shows. Yet another Google employee is hopping over to the Obama administration. This time it’sRead More »
…Anthony Weiner contemplating running for NYC Mayor anyway?
I… don’t know what to say. Could former Rep. Anthony Weiner be preparing for a political comeback? The Democrat’s latest filing with the New York City Campaign Finance Board, published
ATTN Gun Owners: McConnell & Reid Cutting Deal on the Filibuster
The Senate Republican Leader and Senate Democratic Leader are cutting a deal on the filibuster.You may think it is over and done with, but it is not.Harry Reid, through Senate
The Postmodern Vision – Burning Down The House We Live In
Burning Down The House Melati Suryodarmo (b. in 1969 in Surakarta, Indonesia, lives and works in Braunschweig, Germany) performes EXERGIE- Butter dance, an older piece butRead More »
Sierra Club Targets Colorado Springs, Scrubber Technology In War On Coal
In negotiations between Colorado Springs and the Sierra Club, clean coal technology has been offered up as a casualty following the Sierra Club’s September 2012 threat of a lawsuit. The