Who’s to Blame for the “Ferguson Effect”?
The Daily Caller ran a piece this weekend by a cop who apparently works on the West Coast somewhere explaining how Ferguson has made his job more difficult because of the different ways the citizenry reacts to the police post-Ferguson. The whole article is worth reading for a cop’s perspective on what happens when the citizenry loses respect for cops. The central thesis of the | Read More »
The Georgia Senate Polling
No, Michelle Nunn is not suddenly ahead of David Perdue. Truth be told, polling in Georgia is terrible. The bulk of the polling has been done by political consulting shops that are trying to diversify and have suddenly become pollsters. Most all the polling has been bad. Historically, SurveyUSA has been used as an outside pollster and its polling has always managed to capture trends, | Read More »
Liberal Vs. Progressive: Reality Vs. Delusion On ISIS.
The Obama Fan Club Rests Safe From Reality I included the Youtube scene from the Movie Cloverfield for reasons other than the fact that I truly enjoy popping that DVD into my machine during a long flight. It also gives us a nice analogy to how America’s current Democratic Party reelection campaign of ineffective and symbolic airstrikes against ISIS has actually | Read More »
Phil Kerpen on Liberal Efforts to Restrict the First Amendment
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Phil Kerpen to discuss Democrat efforts to restrict the First Amendment, Washington’s mishandling of the Ebola outbreak in Dallas and Phil’s work against the FCC.
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NYT Accidentally Admits Iraq Had W.M.D. And Denies It At The Same Time
The New York Times has the rather annoying problem of having to make actual facts fit their confirmation bias. By making journalistic pretzels of Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction, they’ve backed into the fact that W.M.D.’s really did exist in Saddam’s Iraq, despite their protestations. In 2004, an NYT public apology declared To anyone who read the paper between September 2002 and June 2003, the | Read More »
NIH uses Ebola to hide mismanagement and increase funding
Both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the National Institutes of Health are pulling out all the stops to capitalize on the Ebola scare in the United States by wringing extra funding out of a Congress that is too panicked to do anything but throw money at the problem. Yesterday, my colleague, Aaron Gardner highlighted a television ad produced by Democrats which | Read More »
Even in Houston, Texas, You Will Be Made to Care
Houston, TX is not thought of as a bastion of liberalism, but it has gone quite rapidly off the deep end. Earlier this year, Houston’s City Council voted on non-discrimination legislation that provides equal protection to the entire swath of the BLTGCZQDLMAO alphabet silliness. In short, if a guy decides he’s a girl and wants to go hang out in the girl’s bathroom, it is | Read More »
Does Andrea Mitchell think Greg Abbott fakes his disability?
If you’re politically tuned in and following the Texas gubernatorial race, you’re probably aware of Wendy Davis’ recent “Wheelchair” ad, which accuses Greg Abbott, a paraplegic, of not caring for other people with disabilities. It’s been called a “historic low” for political advertising, a field with plenty of deplorable entries, but Wendy Davis hasn’t back down from it. Instead, she’s doubled down on it. She | Read More »
Despite the Campaign E-Mails, the DSCC has Left Allison Grimes Behind in Kentucky
If you look at the Democratic Party’s campaign e-mails (including those of the DSCC and DCCC) , you’ll see that they are becoming increasingly desperate to stave off a Republican wave this November. Part of that desperation includes finding the most optimistic possible polls for their side in close races. In particular, they’ve singled out the Kentucky Senate race for attention, both because it is | Read More »
Some things we’re not allowed to know until after the election
If you’re wondering who the next Attorney General of the United States might be, following the departure of Eric “Stonewall” Holder, you’ll have to wait until after the elections. Senate Democrats demanded the White House keep the name under wraps until they drag themselves past the 2014 midterms. That tells you the names they’ve been hearing through back channels from the White House wouldn’t bring | Read More »
The Radical Left Celebrates the Success of Their Deception Over Abortion
It’s one of the most heartbreaking things I’ve ever read.
A woman about to abort her unborn child wrote a sadly naive letter to her child, which she refers to as her “Little Thing”. She is clearly deceived, fallen victim to the abortion distortion pushed by the radical left in the media and our society today. And the Culture of Death is reveling in her deception and pain.
Devastatingly, this woman truly believes that the life she is about to take is not a life at all, and that she will have another opportunity to have this same child sometime later. She honestly believes she’s doing the right thing.
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