ObamaCare, that most callous of ‘reforms’
The next wave of ObamaCare insurance cancellations is under way, flying largely under the national media radar… until Wal-Mart announced it would be dropping coverage for all its part-time employees. The Associated Press reports: Starting Jan. 1, Wal-Mart told The Associated Press that it will no longer offer health insurance to employees who work less than an average of 30 hours a week. The move, | Read More »
October 7, 1571. The Battle of Lepanto. Christendom Saved.
Today we look at the weak, fragmented, corrupt, and thoroughly benighted Islamic world with contempt… and a small amount of fear. That was not always the case. From the eight century A.D. the Islamic world held the whip hand in what is now the Mediterranean basin, suffering only occasional setbacks, like the Battle of Tours, while conquering the historically Christian populations of North Africa, the Levant, | Read More »
US Army in action in Iraq– and still no SOFA
On Sunday the US involvement in Iraq, in its current manifestation, escalated: The United States sent attack helicopters into combat against Islamic State targets west of Baghdad on Sunday, the first time low-flying Army aircraft have been committed to fighting in an engagement that the Obama administration has promised would not include “boots on the ground.” The U.S. Central Command, in a statement about U.S. | Read More »
Leon Panetta: Obama to blame for Iraq mess
The new memoir titled “Worthy Fights” by former Secretary of Defense and former CIA Director Leon Panetta is causing a stir. In the book, Panetta firmly lays the responsibility for the current mess in Iraq at Obama’s doorstep: “My fear, as I voiced to the President and others,” Panetta writes, “was that if the country split apart or slid back into the violence that we’d | Read More »
Democrat in Kentucky Senate Race May ‘F*ck’ the Coal Industry if Elected
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Lachlan Markay to discuss the Senate race in Kentucky, some new video showing that the Democrat’s candidate may be lying about her support of the coal industry and what the GOP’s race to take back the Senate looks like with only a month until election day.
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The Worst Possible GOP Candidate for 2016: Lindsay Graham
What To Expect From A Graham Administration It took two insignificant events for Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) 44% to become the worst possible GOP candidate for 2016. First, John Huntsman had to become independent in the proud tradition of Lincoln Chafee, and then !RONPAUL! had to hang-up whatever it is that certified nut-jobs hang up when they retire. | Read More »
Mark Pryor Won’t Answer a Simple Question
Sen. Mark Pryor (D-AR), running for re-election to the Senate in Arkansas, actually ran an advertisement attacking his Republic opponent Rep. Tom Cotton (R-AR) 82% blaming Rep. Tom Cotton (R-AR) 82% for the Ebola crisis. I am not kidding. Katie Hunt of MSNBC asks Sen. Mark Pryor (D-AR) a simple question: | Read More »
A Nunn and Carter Revival in Georgia? Say It Ain’t So.
The last time Georgia had a Nunn in the Senate and a Carter in the governor’s mansion was January 14, 1975.
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You Will Be Made to Care: The Semblance of Normalcy
Having said I think gay marriage nationally is inevitable given the Supreme Court’s decision yesterday to not take any cases on it right now, a number of people questioned both my conservatism and my faith. One need not abandon either to live in the real world. It is coming. But it is important to understand why. It is not just that gay rights activists want | Read More »
Tech at Night: Marriott gets off easy for its Denial of Service attacks
Have to say, sometimes enforcement of things is rather inconsistent in this country.
If you or I (or Aaron Swartz) were caught making unauthorized access to other people’s computer equipment, to engage in a Denial of Service attack, we’d risk criminal charges. Marriott International? Not so much.
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Polling in Georgia, Gay Marriage, and “The Wave”
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Kay Hagan: Winds of War or Hot Air of Election Season?
As Real As Kay Hagan Image Credit: Pro Wrestling Scoops So what do Jeff “Man-o-saurus Rex” Merkley Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR) 12%, Bruce “The Beastinator” Braley Rep. Bruce Braley (D-IA), Al “Da Warhamma” Franken Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) 6% and Kay “Haggar the Horrible” Hagan [mc_name name=”Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC)” chamber=”senate” | Read More »
Welcome to The Vine, where every week I strive to bring you updates from around the pro-life community to help you keep up with the ever constant battle to save lives. If you aren’t plugged-in, it is my sincere hope that The Vine will allow you to get familiar with those on the front lines and find your place among them. There are many reasons | Read More »
Joe Biden’s apology tour continues
Last month, Joe Biden was actively employed in offending Americans. This month he shows his foreign policy chops and offends some of our key allies in the Coalition of the Useless who are helping Obama conduct his quasi-war against ISIS. Vice President Biden apologized on Sunday for the second time in two days, in this instance to the United Arab Emirates, for comments he made | Read More »