Export-Import Bank crony capitalism kills American jobs
Even though the US Export-Import Bank is in grave political trouble, many political heavyweights are heavily invested in its success. The reason is obvious. The Export-Import Bank represents the worst aspects of crony capitalism and some of its largest benefactors are also major political donors. The US Chamber of Commerce, a firm ally of such loci of corruption as Thad Cochran and Mitch McConnell is | Read More »
Reminder: The Chamber of Commerce is an Ideological and Political Enemy to Conservatives
The Chamber of Commerce has long been thought to be an ally of the GOP, by and large. They have made it clear during the course of the current fight for the soul of the GOP, however, that they are mostly an ally of crony capitalism and corporate welfare and those who enable it, and committed opponents of grassroots conservatives. The Chamber of Commerce pumped | Read More »
Andrew Cuomo staffers implicated in stonewalling New York corruption commission.
And here I thought that it was Andrew Cuomo’s *moral* peccadilloes that were going to scupper his future Presidential bid.
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Three Questions for Hamas Terrorist Apologists
Over the last few weeks, Hamas terrorists have renewed their terrorist tactics against Israeli civilians, firing thousands of rockets into the civilian population and even using secret tunnels in an attempt to invade and unleash deadly terrorist attacks in Israel itself.
As this conflict erupted, Hamas terrorist apologists have come out of the woodwork, some Anti-Semitic as we have seen in violent protests in Europe and some woefully naïve, manipulated by less than accurate and honest media coverage or the lack thereof.
Most of us who understand Israel is under attack and has a right to defend itself as a nation have run into these Hamas apologists among acquaintances or on social media. Here are three simple questions you can pose to cut through the disinformation.
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The Left’s Pre-Emptive SCOTUS Bashing Over Halbig
Josh Marshall of TalkingPointsMemo knows almost nothing about the law, as any lawyer who has read his material over the years can attest. He’s not an attorney, has never been one, doesn’t have a law degree, and so far as I know has never even taken a law class. Nor is he an expert or seasoned SCOTUS-watcher of any sort. He has literally no basis | Read More »
Why Halbig is a Big Deal
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Andrew Kloster to discuss the pair of big decisions in cases against Obamacare yesterday, what the Halbig ruling would mean if upheld at SCOTUS and if Chief Justice Roberts could be the swing vote when this case reaches the highest court in the land.
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Beretta USA flees Maryland for greener pastures
The gunmaker Beretta has announced it will be relocating its manufacturing facility in Prince Georges County, Maryland to a new facility in Gallatin, Tennessee. The move will cost Maryland 160 direct jobs plus an undetermined number of jobs related to the manufacturing jobs. In the past, companies made this kind of decision based on finances. A manufacturing company fleeing a high-tax, high-regulation, closed-shop state for | Read More »
The Chamber’s Immigration Stance Hurts Their Georgia Pick
All the public and private polling I saw, like this for example, had Jack Kingston ahead of David Perdue. All the buzz privately was Kingston ahead of Perdue. And Kingston lost. I supported him. He’s one of the few candidates I supported in the Georgia runoffs who lost. And I can tell you why Kingston lost. I have evening drive time on the most listened | Read More »
The Great Society’s 4th Decade – An American Tragedy
Maybe Lyndon Johnson really didn’t say what he was famously accused of having said about his welfare programs. I would hope so; given that if he were pursuing a bribes-for-votes strategy, then he has miserably failed. This is what typically happens when a welfare state discovers the fundamental economic paradox. From Wikipedia we can quickly learn that this problem is as follows: The economic problem | Read More »
LiveBlog – #WeWillNotConform
Thanks to The Blaze and Freedomworks, I was privileged to be invited to liveblog Glenn Beck’s live Common Core event tonight in Dallas/Ft. Worth. Below the fold I’ll be providing regular updates on the event for those who were not able to attend in theaters tonight to hear the information on how to defeat this Federal intrusion into education. Enjoy! 7:56pm (ET) - Glenn is on | Read More »
Bad Roger Simon calls National Guardsmen child-killers. …Does Politico agree? @politico
Let me explain the entire good/bad thing. There’s Roger Simon, over at Pajamas Media. I generally call him ‘Good’ Roger Simon, because that way I can distinguish him from the Roger Simon over at Politico, who I used to typically call ‘Bad’ Roger Simon. Only now I’m just going to call Bad Roger Simon nothing but Bad Roger Simon, on the basis of this particular | Read More »
Does God Love Women Who’ve Had Abortions?
I have to say I didn’t know what to expect when I attended “Does God Love Women Who’ve Had Abortions?” at Netroots Nation. It seemed odd to even have a panel discussing God at an event for the same people who booed God at their convention. I was really hoping that, at the least, they wouldn’t mislead women on this issue. To be clear, | Read More »
The Watercooler ~ Obama home shopping and campaigning while world crumbles around him
Rumors continue to swirl that the Obamas are purchasing a home in Rancho Mirage in an affluent gated community known as Thunderbird Heights near Palm Springs, California. The rumors began last month when it was reported in June that the Obamas were staying in the home of a homosexual couple living in the same Thunderbird Heights neighborhood on their last trip to California: The Obama | Read More »
The case against an Unconditional Basic Income
An object that is at rest will stay at rest unless an external force acts upon it. –Sir Isaac Newton Many moons ago with I was a mid-grade infantry captain in the US Army I was selected for an assignment as an investigator with the Department of the Army Inspector General’s office at the headquarters of the US Army Recruiting Command. One of the great | Read More »