Bob Corker gets a standing ‘o’ at Failure Theater
Republican foreign policy quisling guru Bob Corker knows how to play Failure Theater. Ever since the GOP regained control of the US Senate, Corker has been walking around in a palpable aura of Old Spice and arrogance that acts like pheremones on Senate interns and the foreign policy establishment. Corker was going to show those pesky conservative how to govern. By golly gosh, he’d show them | Read More »
Separating Fact from Fiction in the Trade Debate
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Scott Lincicome to separate fact from fiction on the trade debate, why new agreements wouldn’t give up our sovereignty and how a deal would help the average American.
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With Just About All Things Government, Less is More – and Better
Government is just another organism. Just like any other other organism, its first priority is self-preservation. Its second – is to grow. The most it possibly can. It wants to be bigger, do more – control more. There are more than four million humans who work in just the federal government. Most of them see preserving and growing government as in their interest. And see | Read More »
Hillary Rodham Is to James Buchanan as The GOP is to ______?
You should probably listen to this speech with headphones*. It pertains to selling real estate, but it could easily be adapted to competitive politics. You either care about winning and doing what you promised or you are just gliding through life. Politicians are like intestinal bacteria. They either help you digest or they just steal your (expletive) lunch. If GOP contains far more parasites than | Read More »
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, Election 2016
, James Buchanan
, Marco Rubio
, Nancy Pelosi
, Scott Walker
, Ted Cruz
, Trade Bill
, Whig Party
“It’s nobody’s turn. It’s everybody’s test, and it’s wide open.”
Donald Trump is going to tell us something today. I expect an Exploratory Campaign and not a full announcement of a Presidential campaign. I could be wrong. And if Trump does announce, I’m not sure what role he fills in an already crowded field of experienced red meat throwers. My sense, and I’m sure he would disagree, is that Trump is more interested in going | Read More »
Tech at Night: Dueling bills on patents and sales tax
It’s never a good sign when a piece of legislation is a major priority for lobbyists, but that’s what comprehensive patent reform is. It’s time ACU and HAFA scored against it.
Ted Cruz Will Be At The RedState Gathering. Will You?
2016 Presidential candidate and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) 100% is going to speak at the RedState Gathering. Are you going to be there? Cruz and Nikki Haley are the only two speakers to have been to every RedState Gathering. Both of them spoke in Atlanta for our first Gathering. The Senator joins a long list of 2016 Presidential candidates speaking at | Read More »
Richard Burr’s Advertising June Email Acquisition on National Security
This strikes me as rather funny. Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) 46% wants you to sign a petition to “support a safer and more prosperous America!” At least that is what the graphic says. But look at the URL: https://action.burrforsenate.com/advertising-june-email-acquisition-national-security/ “Advertising June Email Acquisition” In other words, Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) 46% isn’t really going to do anything with your | Read More »
In Defense of “Jeb!”
I come not to praise the candidate, but defend his logo. I’ve seen some hilarious analysis this morning that the reason for Jeb Bush’s logo “Jeb!” is to distance himself from his brother. If history began for you with the “hope and change” of 2008, you might think that, but you would be wrong. Jeb Bush has used that logo through out the greater part | Read More »
Russ Feingold used his outside candidate Super-PAC to …pay his once-and-future campaign staff?
Russ Feingold took the money given to him to give to other candidates and instead… gave it to his staffers. Some of whom are now working for his campaign.
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English teacher: why study Shakespeare? He’s a dead white guy
One of the bywords of the cultural revolution of the late 1960s when it his college campuses was “relevance.” Students, it was claimed, had the ability to decide what was “relevant” to them and to disregard the rest. What it boiled down to was two generations of history majors who never had to memorize dates and English majors who were never required to learn grammar. | Read More »
Rising Consumer Staples Prices and Their Impact on the Economy
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss a deceptive practice companies use to raise prices, why egg prices are so high, and what these cost increases mean for the economy.
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Net Neutrality Hits – The Media Misses, Badly
As we’ve often discussed, the Tech Media is just as hopelessly Leftist and lost as the broader Jurassic Press. They are both echo chambers – talking points and terrible ideas bounce with great rapidity around their tiny little worlds. They are the Bubble Boys (and Girls) of news. When a Tech Media story crosses over to the broader Jurassic Press – their ridiculous Leftist repetitiveness | Read More »
Christie parrots leftwing talking points to attack Ted Cruz
Just what we need. A squishy (or fluffy, depending upon how you view cellulite) northeast governor considering a run for the presidency visits Iowa and uses talking points lifted directly from progressive propaganda to attack Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) 100%. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took aim at 2016 Republican presidential hopeful Sen. Ted Cruz (Texas) on Friday, accusing him and other lawmakers | Read More »
Resign yourself to not having Barack Obama to kick around very much anymore.
This is basically what happened: President Barack Obama wanted Congress to pass a variety of trade-related proposals, and he didn’t want to have to rely on Republican votes in order to see that happen. He lobbied his fellow Democrats in favor of trade, and he lobbied them hard. In the end, it wasn’t enough. On Friday, the president endured a stern censure from the very | Read More »