James Carville phones in Clinton defense and goes back to sleep
James Carville, reprising his role from the Monica Lewinsky era, has an op-ed in USA Today making a laughable defense of Hillary’s email scandal. It is such a lame defense that one imagines Carville had an intern write it. As there is no real defense for Hillary having at least 188 classified emails on an email server that not only was not encrypted and had | Read More »
Why Donald Trump Is Seemingly Bulletproof
So let’s say a big passel of trouble comes a-rolling in your direction. It flattens the barn, trashes the crops, eats your loyal pet dog the way a fat SEC football fan would down a tray of nachos. It seems there’s just no stopping it and the hits keep a-coming. So how do you maneuver yourself off the hook? You probably can’t. You get some | Read More »
Is the Intelligence Community whitewashing ISIS reports?
If this pans out… well, good lord. More than 50 intelligence analysts working out of the U.S. military’s Central Command have formally complained that their reports on ISIS and al Qaeda’s branch in Syria were being inappropriately altered by senior officials, The Daily Beast has learned. The complaints spurred the Pentagon’s inspector general to open an investigation into the alleged manipulation of intelligence. The fact | Read More »
The Stray Voltage of Bowe Bergdahl
On May 31, 2014, Barack Obama ambled into the Rose Garden to announce that an American soldier, Bowe Bergdahl, had been ransomed from the Taliban in exchange for five high-ranking Taliban captives: Sergeant Bergdahl has missed birthdays and holidays and the simple moments with family and friends, which all of us take for granted. But while Bowe was gone he was never forgotten. His parents | Read More »
Now We Know Why They Keep Calling Them Lone Wolves
Turns out ISIS is far stronger than the U.S. government has been telling us and the reason for all this is because Barack Obama’s top men decided to lie to everyone. This is all pretty damning. The Daily Beast is reporting that FIFTY spies have filed complaints that intelligence on the strength of ISIS was cut, neutered, or otherwise cooked to downplay the threat of | Read More »
Huma Abedin investigated, let off the hook for embezzlement.
This is not actually a surprise, and if you are surprised then I envy you your naivete.
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First-grader named Donald Trump attacks Carly Fiorina’s looks
(From the diaries) The Donald has reached a new low. He is once again abandoning the issues and starting personal attacks. Here is what he just said about Carly Fiorina: “Look at that face! Would anyone vote for that? Can you imagine that, the face of our next president?” Trump reportedly bellowed while watching his Republican presidential rival on the news. “I mean, she’s a | Read More »
Churchianity, Christianity, Kim Davis and The 2016 Primary Race
What Jesus Did About CHurchianity So Reverend Mike Huckabee !AND ONLY! Reverend Mike Huckabee was there to save Kim Davis. He came to make the evil pharaoh, Governor Brashear let his people go. When Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) 100% showed up for the revival, that was one High Priest too many. When Mr. Cruz, who met with Ms. | Read More »
Progs Hate Flags: U of Illinois threatens to ban Old Glory on 9/11
Once in a while the left tries something so outrageous that even they have to pull back. This time it was at the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign, known to many on the Internet in the old days for its Computer Science program, who got some fame in another way by looking to ban the American flag on 9/11 (<–click there) on the flimsiest of | Read More »
Bravo for Ben Carson
One of the irritating things about the way the other GOP frontrunners have dealt with Trump is that they have interpreted Trump’s surge as being all about immigration and have all tried to essentially out-Trump the Donald on this issue. No one’s pandering on this issue has been more transparent or weak-kneed than Scott Walker, who I suppose hoped that he could co-opt at least | Read More »
Why shouldn’t Missouri become the 26th right-to-work state?
Unions who couldn’t persuade Missouri lawmakers to vote against right-to-work are bent on stopping a potential override of Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto this month.
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Seattle Teachers on Strike, Kids Miss First Day of School
Right now, unless you live in Washington, you’re probably unaware of the ongoing free commercial advertisement for Wisconsin-style collective bargaining reforms nationwide. Teachers in Seattle have thrown the plans of tens of thousands of parents into absolute chaos as it was announced last night that the first day of school would be cancelled today due to a teacher strike. One of the key problems with | Read More »
The Toxic Nature of Modern Political Discussion
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson talk to Mary Katherine Ham and Guy Benson about their new book, then Lori Sanders and Cameron Smith from the R Street Institute discuss the need for the return of makers.
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New Poll: Hillary Clinton’s support among Democrats is collapsing
A new poll out by Monmouth University Polling (this is a pdf) shows that Hillary Clinton’s support has dropped by 18 points since April and by 10 points in the last month alone. Joe Biden, who isn’t officially running, and Bernie Sanders are surging. This poll mirrors what other polls are seeing: what is extraordinary is the way in which disenchantment with and detest for Hillary | Read More »