Jen Psaki accuses Russia of #WarOnWomen
The state run Russian press has taken to poking fun at State Department spokescreature Jen Psaki. Psaki is probably best know for doing ridiculous things such as the juvenile #UnitedForUkraine hashtag campaign that substituted for an actual US policy. From ABC News: The State Department spokeswoman has turned into Russia’s boogeyman (boogey-woman?) and favorite punching bag as relations with the United States have deteriorated over | Read More »
Dispelling the myths and lies about the illegal child immigration crisis
There’s a deluge of misinformation and bad “facts” flying around about the flood of unaccompanied minors—kids—flooding our southern border. Let’s get some things straight, and dispel some of the untruths.
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The Watercooler ~ Trust Him at all times…
I will bless the Lord forever; and I will trust Him at all times He has delivered me from all fear; and He has set my feet upon a rock And I will not be moved, and I’ll say of the Lord: You are my shield, my strength, my portion, deliverer My shelter, strong tower, my very present help in time of need And who | Read More »
Question of the day: Does the IRS use/*still* use Sonasoft to back up its archives?
If John Koskinen doesn’t even know whether his organization used a third-party backup service, what exactly is he doing over there?
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Corrupt Cochran Campaign Campaigns Corruptly
Win or lose on Tuesday, Mississippi Senator Thad Cochran will have forfeited any vestige of honor or integrity he still has and will have capped off a successful political career with a campaign built on distortions, misrepresentions, and outright lies. At RedState we’ve covered the Cochran campaign’s strategy of encouraging Democrats to vote in the Republican primary (see Democrat join the fight to get Cochran | Read More »
Jew-hating wing of the Presbyterian Church gives the divestment game away.
Note that it’s a wing of the Presbyterian Church that’s anti-Semitic, not the whole thing.
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Absolute power corrupts comprehensively
Everyone knows Lord Acton’s warning about how “power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” It also has a way of corrupting comprehensively. Somehow the generations that grew up reciting Acton got the idea that if power is dispersed among many people, rather than being vested in a single monarch or dictator, corruption can be minimized. We are in the middle of a long | Read More »
Tech at Night: Comprehensive Communications Act Reform, And Why I Oppose It
A big bill is in the air. Politicians are starting to talk about passing a new Communications Act. Lobbyists are drooling at the prospect of a new Communications act. Small government activists want a new Communications act, and they give good reasons for it.
I don’t want a new Communications Act. Here’s why.
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The Deadskins and The Death of Property Rights
What inventor or entrepreneur is EVER going to trust the patent office, let alone come up with a new invention ever again?HT: Captain Capitalism Well, well, well, The Thinking People are once more offended. What’s new? They don’t like Anthropogenic CO2 pollution either. I therefore offend them by breathing. Judging from the recent PTO decision to strip the Washington Redskins of their trademark, they like | Read More »
Nearly 70% of Americans favor euthanasia
Gallup reports that 69% of Americans answer yes to the question: When a person has a disease that cannot be cured, do you think doctors should be allowed by law to end the patient’s life by some painless means if the patient and his or her family request it? At first blush, the idea that a euthanasia should be allowed seems to follow a logic. | Read More »
Paul Ryan to IRS: ‘Nobody believes you.’
That’s the central problem that the IRS has, here: A defiant IRS Commissioner on Friday refused to apologize for the loss of ex-IRS official Lois Lerner’s emails, and said the agency produced what they could, attributing their disappearance to dated technology. “I don’t think an apology is owed,” chief John Koskinen told Ways and Means Chairman Dave Camp after the Republican lawmaker asked for one | Read More »
David Brock and Journalism
David Brock is the guy who founded Media Matters for America. Not content to just take on (and declare victory against) Fox News, he has decided to launch a “journalism institute” to expose “the nexus of conservative power in Washington.” More via Dylan Byers at POLITICO: The American Independent Institute, a relaunch of the former state-based digital news-gathering network of the same name, will provide grants | Read More »
Voices in the Wilderness
As we arrive fully in the world Gertrude Himmelfarb warned us of — a world where our sexual orientation is chosen for us, but we can choose our own gender — there are fewer and fewer voices willing to be heard in the wilderness of secular insanity that envelopes us. I already know the sh-tstorm this post will cause online. The gay mafia keeps my | Read More »
The Daily Beast interviews rape victim from 1975 court case involving Hillary Clinton as defense attorney.
Hillary Clinton apparently is remarkably lacking shame for doing something that would probably have kept me up at night for a decade.
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Yesterday, President Obama gave a press conference promising that no more boots would be put on the ground in Iraq leaving us to assume the 300 special ops folks he’s sending are wearing sneakers. The press asked some very important questions that I think must be addressed regarding the tense and deadly situation in Iraq. And while there’s nothing funny about the atrocities being committed | Read More »