Justin Amash’s Petty Victory Speech
Via RCP comes this video (which, I understand, is but one segment in a longer speech, and I confess I haven’t yet seen the whole thing), of Justin Amash giving
Tennant Can Run, She Can Hide, but She Can’t Escape Obama
In a state that has overwhelmingly rejected Democrats on presidential level four times since 2000, West Virginia Secretary of State Natalie Tennant couldn’t have asked for a worse day onRead More »
Don’t underestimate Vladimir Putin
One of the worst mistakes you make in life is underestimating your opponent. Too often we allow our adversaries to succeed because we disdain them, their beliefs, or their methods
DPS: A Case Study for School Choice
Image via Wikipedia To understand the mess that is Detroit’s public schools (DPS), one must begin in 1994. Facing aging schools in desperate need of repair,
No, the Racist Mississippi Primary Ads Weren’t Just a Cabal of Elderly Democrat Women
Nearly everyone with any interest in the Mississippi GOP Senate Primary and Runoff has seen or heard the racist radio ads, mailers which portrayed Sen. Thad Cochran’s primary opponent, Chris
IRS Agrees to Target and Monitor Churches, Because Angry Atheists Demanded It?
The new IRS targeting program has been instituted at the behest of the angry atheist group Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF). The IRS caved to the same FFRF that hasRead More »
Vox Plays Heads-I-Win, Tails-You-Lose with Immigration
Over at Vox, Ezra Klein has set forth some… interesting theories of how Presidential authority works in the face of Congressional inaction: Douthat may, depending on the details of the policy,
President Carter: Recognize Terror Group Hamas’s “Legitimacy as a Political Actor”
Former President Jimmy Carter has done it again. He continues to prove that he is bereft of any credibility in foreign policy. Mr. Carter, along with former President of Ireland
Tales of Heartbreak from the Israel-Gaza Conflict
Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Victoria Coates to discuss her upcoming book, David’s Sling, theRead More »
People are policy: GOP Whip lets lobbyist choose his staff
After the untimely demise of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, deputy whip, Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise was elevated to majority whip– the guy responsible for moving the GOP’s legislative agenda
Leave Us Alone
The Circle of Jerks is going blind over the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll. It spells doom for everyone. In a nutshell, Americans hate the President, hate the congress,
Barack Obama’s Omerta Inc.
Luca Brasi Image Credit: gonemovies.com omerta n..noun – rule or code that prohibits speaking or divulging information about certain activities, especially the activities of a criminal
Kerry’s Gaza cease fire plan violates two treaties and federal law
The Washington Post’s David Ignatius reveals the outline of the cease-fire plan Kerry is pushing for Israel and Hamas. The thrust of Kerry’s new plan is to leverage Hamas’s unity
JournoList 2.0 Discovered
A prominent CNN commentator, the top two political reporters for The Huffington Post, a Reuters reporter, the editor of The Nation magazine, a producer for Al Jazeera America television, a
The abandonment of Gammy and the immorality of surrogacy
A confused story is developing from Australia where a couple is alleged to have abandoned their child, conceived via a Thai surrogate mother, after discovering that the child had Downs Syndrome.
Obama Administration Lied About Insurance Company Bailouts
It can be difficult to keep track of all the untruths the Obama Administration has told in the process of selling Obamacare to a disbelieving public, and it is tempting
I predict an upset in Hawaii’s Democratic Senate primary on Saturday.
Alas, I’m doing so because of, well, racism. Or at least a highly unseemly racialist awareness of the candidates on the part of Hawaiian Democrats: If U.S. Sen. Brian SchatzRead More »
How A Film With A Message Is Made
To try to capture all of the horrible fictional films out there that have a “message” and put them into one post would be a viral listicle on its own.
Meet The Female Thad Chochran: Rea Scharnhorst
On the heels of Thad Cochran’s shameful campaigning in Mississippi meet Rea Scharnhorst, who attempted to portray her black conservative opponent, Shamed Dogan, as a thug in mailers sent around
Can the Federal Government Protect Us from the Ebola Outbreak
Ebola virus virion Image credit: By CDC/Cynthia Goldsmith [Public domain], via Wikimedia CommonsNigerian authorities on Monday confirmed a second case of Ebola in Africa’s most populous country. According