Rahm’s struggle for power
In case you didn’t know, Chicago mayor and Obama ally Rahm Emanuel is up for re-election and… it actually isn’t looking very good. Emanuel has mounted an extremely expensive, high-powered push to get past 50 percent of the vote—the threshold he needs to win reelection outright and avoid an April 7 runoff. The X-factor in the race seems to be black voters, so Emanuel has | Read More »
McConnell Flashes His Yellow Belly
Right now, this is the headline at CNN.com. For those who don’t know, the CNN.com website is regularly orders of magnitude more liberal than their television broadcast. When I first loaded the site, I was stunned to find that even CNN.com was reporting the DHS shutdown story in this way: But then I thought, why wouldn’t it be reported this way? What other way is | Read More »
Hillary and the Obama does not love America and is not Christian kerfuffles
Image Credit: Shutterstock.com I don’t want to spend much time focusing on the ongoing kerfuffle over President Obama’s patriotism and religion. I wasn’t going to write about it at all until a brief Twitter conversation with Glen Reynolds and others. This is not a winning issue for Republicans or Conservatives. Nevertheless, it does present an important reminder about the double standards of the biased media | Read More »
February 23, 1945– Raising the flag on Mount Suribachi
On February 23, 1945, AP photographer Abe Rosenthal took what may very well be the most iconic war photograph of all time. He caught members of the 28th Marine Regiment, 5th Marine Division, raising the American flag on the highest point on the island of Iwo Jima. This took four days after the island was invaded. The battle was by no means over. Of the | Read More »
You gotta say this for Karl Rove/American Crossroads: they’re Ready For Hillary, too.
American Crossroads wants to make sure that you’re ready for Hillary … and her foreign donors.
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Notorious Democratic Big Data shop Catalist accused of violating election law.
Catalist may – MAY – have gotten caught doing naughty things for its Democratic clients.
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Stop Playing Useful Idiot for the Press-Democrat
The 2016 campaign season has regretfully started in earnest, and thus the Press-Democrat has begun their regularly-scheduled ritual of trolling the Republican candidates with questions that are irrelevant to how well they would perform as President: do you believe in evolution? Do you think Barack Obama (who isn’t running again) is a Christian? Do you think he loves America? The point of these questions is | Read More »
Congressional Republicans Preparing to Investigate NASA Temperature Tampering
In the short few months since the 2014 midterm elections, Republicans have already committed many sins, but their willingness to investigate abuse, fraud, and deceit by governmental agencies is not among them. Their newest target appears to be the scandalous temperature tampering by activist scientists to push the global warming agenda forward. The Daily Caller reports on this citing a series from [mc_name name=’Rep. Dana | Read More »
Washington Post: Scott Walker’s Throne of Skulls is real
The Throne of Skulls is for real. The Washington Post has noticed. In an article carried on the front page, above the fold the Post announces Wisconsin Unions Crippled by Clash with Walker. While one can never give the Post credit for covering conservatives or the GOP fairly, this particular article is not going to hurt Walker with anyone to the right of a communist | Read More »
Stop the Reauthorization of No Child Left Behind
There is bipartisan agreement that No Child Left Behind is a terrible policy that has wrecked havoc in American schools. But, as I noted Friday, Republicans in Washington intend to reauthorize the terrible legislation. I’ve turned on our action center. Go tell your member of Congress to oppose reauthorization of No Child Left Behind. They need to hear from you. They’ve convinced themselves that you | Read More »
All the President’s Boot Lickers Still Pretend Obama is a Christian
They routinely lament on twitter that there surely must be more important things than conservatives focused on Benghazi, Fast and Furious, the IRS scandal, the Libyan disaster, the Syrian disaster, the growth of ISIS, the resurgence of Al Quaeda, etc., etc., etc. They lament that we are a frivolous society easily distracted from important things. They give awards to deep thinkers who write 20,000 word | Read More »
Rep. Janice Hahn (D, California-44) bails out of Congress.
Janice Hahn will retire from Congress, and go work somewhere that doesn’t have any Republicans running things.
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The Export-Import Bank Shoots Itself in the Foot
The political fight over the Export-Import Bank has been, to most people, the sort of inside baseball politics that they can’t really get emotionally invested in. Quite frankly, it’s hard to get most people to understand what the Export-Import bank even does, much less why it is being attacked by some conservatives in the House as an example of “crony capitalism.” Unfortunately for the Ex-Im bank, | Read More »
“A Tree and Its Fruit”, Gov. Scott Walker and Barack Obama’s Faith
There’s been yet another stink in the left-wing press about Gov. Scott Walker and his reluctance to give the “right” answer to their bear-trap-oriented questions. When asked if Barack Obama is a Christian, Walker responded “I don’t know.” But THEN he also responded: “I’ve actually never talked about it or I haven’t read about that,” Walker said, his voice calm and firm. “I’ve never asked | Read More »
Despite Court Ruling, Obama still Pushing ahead with Amnesty
If you need any more evidence that President Obama only respects the law when it agrees with them, look no further than how he is handling Judge Andrew Hannen’s decision to block the President’s amnesty order. The Washington Times reports that the Department of Homeland Security is still “rushing” ahead with contracts with firms to process illegal aliens. From the paper: A government watchdog says | Read More »