The Worst Possible GOP Candidate for 2016: Lindsay Graham
It took two insignificant events for 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. With the entrenched professional nobodies out of the way, there was a hole in the GOP roster. The position | Read More »
Mark Pryor Won’t Answer a Simple Question
, running for re-election to the Senate in Arkansas, actually ran an advertisement attacking his Republic opponent blaming for the Ebola crisis. I am not kidding. Katie Hunt of MSNBC asks a simple question: does he think the President has appropriately handled the response to the Ebola crisis. Pryor’s (non)response is comedy gold. Just unbelievable. Again — accused his opponent of causing the Ebola crisis | 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?
Image Credit: Pro Wrestling Scoops So what do Jeff “Man-o-saurus Rex” Merkley , Bruce “The Beastinator” Braley , Al “Da Warhamma” Franken and Kay “Haggar the Horrible” Hagan all have in common? All four of them are out to make ISIS pay! They are all out to rain down the fire and brimstone on Iraq. They are all out to seriously sear Syria and mess | 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 »
Why public health professionals fail the nation
If you want the explanation in a nutshell of our haphazard response to the appearance of a single Ebola case in Dallas only need to view the first view this video of a debate between Bill Maher and Ben Affleck on HBO’s “Real Time.” It is a sad state of affairs when you have to rely on Bill Maher for the intellectual content of a | Read More »
Why the GOP will probably lose Kansas in just one Tweet
If you want to smell the flopsweat hitting the re-election campaign, there is no better example than this tweet from the NRSC:
World Health Organization Wants in on Bloomberg’s Sweet, Sweet Cigarette Tax Money
Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg’s most enduring legacy is that of the ultimate nanny stater. In addition to his failed Big Gulp ban, ban on trans fats, and ban on e-cigarette use in public places, Nanny Mike also pushed a range of anti-smoking policies including a ban on smoking in public places and a really massive tobacco tax hike that drove the price | Read More »
Gold Backed Economies are a No Go in Modern World
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the Brazilian presidential election, the history of the U.S. gold standard and why gold-backed economies cannot work in the modern era.
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The Alison Grimes campaign may now start imploding.
How much money did the Democrats spend on this one, again? – Because I bet that, say, wouldn’t have minded getting some of that. Or Mary Burke. Or Greg Orman, later this month: U.S. Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes is lying about her support for the state’s coal industry according to Kentucky Democrats, including members of her campaign team, who were captured on a hidden | Read More »
NRCC Withholds Funds After Marilinda Garcia (NH-02) Says She May Not Vote for Boehner [updated]
I am going to let CNN’s John King do the reporting. You can decide for yourself on this after watching the video. Update: CNN now has the following up regarding this incident: Camp Garcia reached out after the show Sunday to clear things up — and to give an unequivocal response to the question the candidate did not directly answer on the radio show. “Marilinda | Read More »