What could we do with all that Planned Parenthood money?
What if we stripped away all funding for Planned Parenthood? What if we took that money, kept it tied to women’s health care, and distributed it in a different way? What if we took that money and created a subsidy that women could apply for that covered preventative health screenings as well as doctor and hospital visits during pregnancy and delivery? What if another chunk | Read More »
Harvard Internet Monitor: Bias of Omission in Action
Harvard University, possibly the most overrated institution of learning since the Great Library of Alexandria, has launched a new Internet Monitor Dashboard. They claim that the goal is to drive policy, so it’s not surprising that the dashboard turns out to be an agenda-driven piece of work missing key information.
The shallow defense of Planned Parenthood
Planned Parenthood makes its first appearance on Capitol Hill today since the string of videos by Center for Medical Progress were released. Predictably, pro-abort harpy Cecile Richards is trying to take a page out of Saul Alinsky’s rulebook and make the videos the issue while evading the actual cause of the hearings: that Planned Parenthood stands in violation IRS regulations and federal law for altering abortions | Read More »
Jeb Bush campaign death watch begins
Jeb Bush’s campaign was always built upon a single principle: use name recognition and family connections to lock up major donors and starve competitors into surrender. In order for that strategy to work you have to at least appear interested in winning the presidency and you have to show that someone might be inclined to vote for you. The Bush campaign, so far, has done neither. | Read More »
The House Should Proceed to the Motion to Vacate the Chair
Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) N/A% is sticking it out until the end of October because he wants to be able to help Barack Obama pass his big government agenda. Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) N/A% wants to reauthorize the crony capitalist Export-Import Bank. He wants to pass a bloated transportation bill. He wants to fund Planned Parenthood. In short, [mc_name | Read More »
Matt Damon: From Liberal Hollywood Hero To Bigot In One Interview
Hollywood is really quite the circus…….freak show. That’s what it is. It’s not the animals or trapeze artists or lion tamers. It’s not even the clown car. No, Hollywood is the freak show. The bearded lady, lobster boy, the elephant man, etc. It is also a hotbed of left wing group-think and activism that has kept the few conservatives who don’t get caught up in | Read More »
John Boehner and Kevin McCarthy Engage in Three Card Monty
Three card monty is the card game where the con man shuffles the cards around trying to get you to pick the same card he first showed you. It is a game of distraction, a hustle, and a con. It is what Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) N/A% and Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) 56% are engaging in right now. House | Read More »
Clinton staff sent classified information to the Clinton Foundation
Quelle surprise! Back in August, when the first Top Secret documents were discovered on Hillary Clinton’s private server, I posted The real email question: Did Hillary Clinton sell US secrets? This was not nutter conspiracy theory stuff (YMMV) but an attempt to understand how, and more importantly why, Top Secret information made its way out of a Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility, or SCIF, was stripped of its security | Read More »
Zuckerberg, Christie and Booker Couldn’t Save Newark’s Schools Because It Wasn’t Their Primary Goal.
If you are going to save a terrible, dysfunctional school system, then you are not going to do it from the couch of Oprah Winfrey. You are not going to be liked. You are going to be hated. You will not be viewed as a savior. You will probably be pelted with much the same detritus that Carly Fiorina was recently bombarded. You will have | Read More »
Cecile Richards Has Nothing New to Say
Cecile Richards, the president of Planned Parenthood, is scheduled to testify at a hearing in front of the House Committee for Oversight and Government Reform on Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. EST. According to the committee’s page regarding tomorrow’s hearing, here is the purpose and background: PURPOSE: To examine the use of taxpayer funding by Planned Parenthood Federation of America, Inc. (PPFA) and its affiliates. BACKGROUND: | Read More »
Hillary Clinton Adopts The Most Radical View On Abortion
I’m going to post a tweet here. I will ask you to take a long moment and let this sink in, as it is going to hit you very hard. As Andrew Kaczynski of BuzzFeed notes on Twitter in follow-up: The end of the third trimester is birth. Hillary Clinton holds one of the most extreme views on abortion in the country free world, and still | Read More »
John Boehner’s False Prophets
Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) N/A% accuses conservatives of being false prophets when, in fact, all they did was point out his lies and exposed him as a huckster. Boehner promised to fight Barack Obama, defund Obamacare, and stop amnesty. Instead, he enabled Obama, gave him a blank check, and was too scared to ever fight. Tonight, I really enjoyed doing this monologue. | Read More »
Update: House Whip and Conference Chair contests
House whip summary: Tweedle dum vs Tweedle dee The contestants: Dennis Ross (FL) Markwayne Mullin (OK) Patrick McHenry (NC) Rep. Dennis Ross (R-FL) 68% (R-Fla.) pledged to return the House to “regular order” if his GOP colleagues elect him as majority whip – a nod to a cadre of conservatives in the conference who have rebelled against the current leadership team. … | Read More »
CNN grimly holding a debate chair warm for Joe Biden.
Joe Biden can join that debate any time he likes, says CNN. Any. Time. He. Likes.
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GA Representative Tom Price is running for House Majority Leader
House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price (GA-6) is in the race to become the next House Majority Leader. One of the fears that many of us had with the resignation of Boehner was that it would be a case of everyone of his minions moving up. Tom Price has locked up early endorsements from Jeb Hensarling and Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) N/A%: Texas | Read More »