Soledad O’Brien critic of Joel Pollak’s criticism of Derrick Bell’s Critical Race Theory.
Background: Soledad O’Brien managed to look like an utter idiot on CNN on Thursday when Breitbart.com’s Joel Pollak casually eviscerated her over the concept of critical race theory (CRT). (pause) OK, deeper background: CRT is more or less identity politics run through an academic gobbledygook filter; some of its adherents have made some somewhat… incautious comments about white supremacy and the sham nature of the | Read More »
Meet Alex Armour, Jan Schakowsky’s (D, IL-09) CoS.
…judging from his Twitter account (H/T: The Campaign Spot) Armour despises and loathes the roughly 60-70% of the population* of the United States that had a problem with the Ground Zero Mosque. Extra points: Armour apparently also thinks that the expression of said problem demonstrates an ignorance of the purpose of the First Amendment, instead of it being what the First Amendment is for. I | Read More »
Jan Schakowsky (D, IL-09) saves Shorebank after all.
Back in May it was reported that the failing, yet politically-connected Shorebank in Illinois was to be bailed out. The bank actually closed last Friday, but was resurrected yesterday and turned into a new bank – one that will of course have no obvious relationship to Rep. Jan Schakowsky (IL-09), who lobbied very strenuously to save Shorebank… even though it’s not based in her district. | Read More »
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State of the race: Joel Pollak (R CAND, IL-09).
We’ve talked with Joel before: he took the time to speak with us yesterday. Joel’s site is here : he’ll be on Hannity tonight. Moe Lane Crossposted to Moe Lane.
Meet Joel Pollak (R, IL-09).
Joel Pollak’s website. My first CPAC video interview: hopefully not my last. Crossposted to Moe Lane.
Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D, IL-09), insurance industry profiteer.
This came up a couple of days ago: …while Rep. Schakowsky likes to attack health insurance profits, those profits have found a way into her own pocket. Her 2008 financial disclosure statement to the U.S. House of Representatives reveals that she owns several mutual funds that, in turn, own stock in major health insurance companies and provide her with dividend income. Through her mutual funds, Schakowsky has | Read More »