August is never good, September could be worse
August is when things happen in politics. Typically, it’s a scandal, and it hurts sitting presidents and their parties. Right now, the crisis at the southern border looks to be the next big thing about to really bubble over (it’s bad now, but reports of terrible diseases among the camps could make this a lot worse). It’s a terrible situation because the Democrats were banking | Read More »
New York Times supports Hamas human shields while condemning Israel
The Hamas terrorists controlling Gaza never waste a crisis. The senseless murder of teenager Mohammad Abu Khedir by Israeli teens, acting out revenge for the triple kidnapping and murder of teens Eyal Yifrach, Gil-Ad Shaer and Naftali Frankel, was used as justification for massive rocket barrages on Israel.
Those barrages have now reached Jerusalem and Tel-Aviv.
But while the Israelis prepare for a long, deadly war with warplanes, 40,000 reserve troops, ships and tanks, Hamas is preparing for a different war. Hamas’s war is fought with thousands of cheap rockets, human shields, video cameras, and the world press.
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Barack Obama’s Border Funding Plan is a Bad Idea
Barack Obama has flown to Texas to fundraise. He won’t actually go visit the border. But he did come up with a $3.7 billion plan to deal with what’s happening. Senator Tom Coburn is voicing his opposition. The GOP would be wise to listen to Senator Coburn. As he noted last night on Crossfire, “That’s $60,000 per child we will spend, in emergency money.” He | Read More »
Jihadists Escalate the Persecution and Slaughter of Christians Worldwide
In recent days and weeks, we’ve witnessed and unprecedented escalation of radical Islamic violence and persecution of Christians in the Middle East and North Africa.
In Nigeria, Iraq, Syria, Sudan, and a number of other countries in the region, radical jihadists are literally slaughtering Christians. They are pillaging Christian villages and burning churches.
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Jim Hinch and the Politico Get Off On Another Evangelical Fantasy
Evangelicals are beginning to support gay marriage. That is what Jim Hinch claims in the Politico. His evidence? A liberal Methodist church, the declining mainline Presbyterian Church (USA), and a lady who left a Methodist Church for a UCC Church. Anyone who knows anything about Christianity in America knows the Methodists, PCUSA, and UCC are not evangelical churches. Oh, but there is that one preacher | Read More »
The false narrative of ‘both sides don’t understand each other over Hobby Lobby.’
I like this Megan McArdle post on the clashing ideological worldviews on Hobby Lobby, but I object to her suggestion that the Left and the Right “misunderstood each other so profoundly — and continue to do so even after all the screaming.” That’s not even remotely true: I (and most of the rest of the Right) understood the Left’s position on the case from the beginning. I just | Read More »
Who Are These People?
One of my pet peeves, even with some good friends, are some of these mostly internet and email conservative groups I’ve never heard of. I am generally in the know on these groups. But, frankly, if I see a group peddling Ben Carson for President or Allen West for [insert office du jour here] I delete them. I do wonder, however, how many of seniors, | Read More »
Cochran Campaign Busted! Charles Johnson Scores Direct Hit
There are a lot of naysayers toward Charles Johnson and his reporting on Mississippi, despite the high accuracy of his content. Well, he has a scalp to add to his accuracy score. The Cochran campaign is admitting it “screwed up” its accounting. The Gotnews.com site Monday night reported that the Cochran campaign reimbursed staffer Amanda Shook for large sums of cash listed as “Reimbursed Expense | Read More »
The Senate Conservatives Fund Provides $70,000.00 to Fight
I hear all the time the establishment guys in DC say that people like me are in this for the money. Just this morning, Rep. Tom Cole went on MSNBC to say I was somehow profiting from pointing out that John Boehner is engaged in a political stunt. We hear that also about conservative groups in D.C. The Establishment has repeatedly attacked the Senate Conservatives | Read More »
Did the New York Times Just Stumble Across an IRS Motive for Targeting the Tea Party?
The New York Times editorial board – in its latest liberal rant coming to the aid of the IRS, that poor defenseless government leviathan – may have just stumbled across an ulterior motive for the IRS targeting of the Tea Party.
Good old-fashioned revenge.
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Your Government at Work: Big Bonuses at the V.A.
This article at the Washington Examiner is infuriating. Turns out big bonuses were paid within the VA to medical directors, some of whom oversaw the hospitals with all the problems. Hefty performance bonuses were paid last year to 64 Department of Veterans Affairs medical directors who oversaw hospitals, including some where patient wait lists were falsified and preventable patient deaths occurred, according to data obtained | Read More »
Rep. Tom Cole Has a Sad
Congressman Tom Cole (R-OK HAFA Score 49%) is upset with me1. He voted to give Barack Obama a blank check to raise the debt ceiling into 2015 and voted to fund Obamacare, but he wants America to know that the Republicans are fighting Barack Obama. He went to Barack Obama’s own network, MSNBC, this morning to tell Chuck Todd that I, your editor, am profiting | Read More »
I Do Not Believe It
“[T]hat amounts to approximately 35 million ad impressions in four days, in Mississippi, including over a weekend.” The National Republican Senatorial Committee says there was nothing wrong with its advertising buy in Mississippi. In fact, the NRSC’s spokesman tells me the ad buy was for web ads. This is either a load of horse manure or the NRSC is filled with greater incompetence that we | Read More »
It Remains a Political Stunt
On last night’s Crossfire, Stephanie Cutter, though it pained her, was forced to agree with me that the House of Representatives suing President Obama is a waste of taxpayer money and a political stunt. The White House referred reporters to my post yesterday. Rep. Steve Israel, Chairman of the DCCC, sent out a statement also citing my post. When the Democrats start agreeing with me, | Read More »