Democrats Attack Hyde Amendment Once Again
As if the expansive abortion rights available in this country weren’t enough, the loud and unoppressed women on the Left are asking for more. In the 40+ years since the Supreme Court’s decision regarding Roe v. Wade, unfettered access to abortion has cost countless lives at the altar of choice. According to the Guttmacher Institute, and reported on Life News: A new analysis indicates the | Read More »
Frozen. The Chinese Version of A Disney Classic.
Welcome to RED China China has announced a blanket ban on major shareholder selling for the next six months to try to curb crashing prices on Shanghai markets. China is now experiencing what many consider a negative externality of free markets. The Shanghai Exchange is operating like any object would under universal gravitation. It went up a long way, it ran | Read More »
Stop Complaining About Donald Trump
On paper, Donald Trump should not be an issue for any of the 2016 Republican candidates, given Trump’s background. Trump has been on record supporting a Canadian style, universal healthcare system. He received several deferments to avoid the Vietnam War. His company reportedly hired illegal aliens. He has had several businesses go bankrupt. He has given hundreds of thousands of dollars to Democrats and their | Read More »
Federal Judge Drops the Hammer on Obama Administration Immigration Defiance
When a federal judge starts using words like “contempt of Court” about senior Obama Administration officials, it gets real serious, real fast.
A federal judge in the case against President Obama’s illegal Executive action on immigration has leveled some serious accusations against not only the Administration and its DOJ attorneys but senior level officials for “violating” a federal court order.
The court has ordered a “show cause” hearing for August 19th at which “Each individual Defendant,” not just their DOJ attorneys, “must attend and be prepared to show why he or she should not be held in contempt of Court.”
Here’s what happened.
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July 8, 1755. Braddock at Camp 20. A reassessment.
On the night of July 8, 1755, the ‘flying column’ of General Edward Braddock’s army rested at Camp 20, at the head of Sugar Creek in what is now the township of White Oak in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.* Ten days earlier, when the army was camped at Great Meadows, he had received intelligence that French reinforcements were enroute to Fort Duquense. In a series of | Read More »
BOMBSHELL: FBI, DOJ Colluded with IRS, Lerner to “Bring Criminal Charges” Against Conservatives
In an alphabet soup of corruption, the Obama Administration’s IRS, FBI, and DOJ have once again been exposed attempting to target and prosecute political opponents.
New documents reveal that several IRS officials, including Lois Lerner, colluded with the FBI and the Department of Justice (DOJ) on “several possible theories to bring criminal charges” against conservative groups as early as 2010.
Last year, I asked, “Did Lois Lerner Want Conservatives to go to Jail?” It seems the resounding answer today is yes.
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Martin O’Malley’s futile pander to Big Corn’s Renewable Fuel Standard.
Martin O’Malley is contradicting his own record as governor in order to pander on the Renewable Fuel Standard. …Yes, I know, he’s going to lose. Still…
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The Greek Bail-In and American Entitlement Programs.
So Alex Pollack poses an interesting hypothetical. “Would you take a guaranteed $0.77/$1.00 of your projected Social Security account in cash, today?” In other words, Sam’s Government sets up a barbershop and administers a 23% haircut in return for buying all the default risk that may or may not exist in the Social Security Program. Pollack suggested back in 2012 that a lot of people | Read More »
Democrats Want Big Government Crony Socialism – Why Are Some Republicans Giving It to Them?
Look, we get why Democrats want to use the giant-ness of the federal government to punish their enemies and reward their friends. Crony Socialism is in their ideological DNA. And they grow government as huge as possible – to then have the largest possible weapon to wield. But why would Republicans help them with any of this? They are (allegedly) the Less Government Party. The | Read More »
How to Fix America’s Public Pension Crisis
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Lawrence McQuillan, author of California Dreaming: Lessons on How to Resolve America’s Public Pension Crisis. We’ll talk about the $4.7 trillion dollars of unfunded pensions liabilities in this country, how California cities have been hit particularly hard by this issue, and lessons from the private sector that can help solve this problem.
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How stupidly obvious WAS this end result of the San Francisco minimum wage hike?
The minimum wage hike in San Francisco is already being seen in local Chipotle prices! …UNEXPECTEDLY. (trigger warning: sarcasm [trigger warning: trigger warning])
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The human cost of Obama’s immigration policy
Though Barack Obama was not in San Francisco on July 1, he was just as culpable in the murder of 31 year old Katie Steinle as the man who pulled the trigger: a five-time deported illegal with seven prior felony convictions. It is the policy of this administration to ignore US immigration policy. One doesn’t know the reasons for this decision but it is difficult | Read More »
Hillary’s Bernie Sanders Problem, and the Insurgent Campaign of Donald Trump
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Matt Lewis to discuss Hillary Clinton’s Bernie Sanders problem, Donald Trump’s insurgent campaign, and if he has a chance to become the GOP nominee.
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Government Crushes People – Then Writes Them Checks
A computer programming maxim is “Garbage in – garbage out.” (C)omputers, since they operate by logical processes, will unquestioningly process unintended, even nonsensical, input data (“garbage in”) and produce undesired, often nonsensical, output (“garbage out”). No one or nothing produces more garbage than government. And their trash has nowhere to go except all over the private sector – us. The federal government alone spends almost | Read More »