Bucket list for a baby
Earlier in the week, I posted on the new memoir by Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis and her effort to make abortion a noble act. For me her description was a chilling example of infanticide Davis, in a copy of the book obtained by the San Antonio Express-News, wrote that her unborn third daughter had an acute brain abnormality. She said doctors told her the | Read More »
Chris Christie and New Jersey’s War on Women and the Second Amendment
I haven’t devoted any time to the Ray Rice affair because celebrity spousal abuse doesn’t interest me. What is interesting is this story and how it might affect the presidential ambitions of Chris Christie. When Ray Rice was videotaped dragging his unconscious wife from an elevator in an Atlantic City, NJ, casino, Prosecutor Jim McClain recommended Rice be placed in a program for first time | Read More »
President Obama Channels Ethelred The Unready
Barack Obama has convinced me. I am newly converted. I have seen the light. War is not the answer – particularly if Barack Obama is Commander-In-Chief. He is the Modern Western analog to an old English Monarch. He is America’s answer to Ethelred The Unready. Unlike King Ethelred, he has no excuse for being poorly advised. He chose his own team of experts. Chuck Hagel, | Read More »
Tech at Night: This lie threatens to expand government greatly
Net Neutrality has failed in the courts over and over again. Some on the far left are talking about renaming the movement, others continue to hammer away at it as-is. Still more have given on on Net Neutrality as the means to get a government power grab on the Internet.
Title II Reclassification is the new gimmick. They’re willing to lie to get it and the power grab would disrupt the economy.
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The Myth of Moderate Islam
Steven Crowder makes the case that moderate Islam, as told by our liberal betters, is a myth. (With a little help from Dana Loesch!) ‘ Crowder tears apart the moderate Muslim myth in a blistering new “Louder with Crowder” this week, addressing the blatantly ridiculous claim made by President Obama that ISIS is “not Islamic.” From the legal execution of converts to the the institutionalized | Read More »
Greed is good as long as it is green
Conservatives greeted the news that Greenpeace executive Pascal Husting flies to work in a private jet with cries of “hypocrisy” because of the “carbon footprint” associated with such luxurious commutes. Some might find it sufficiently appalling that Greenpeace has any private jets at all. This is not the only head scratching scandal to hit Greenpeace in recent weeks. In July we learned that a Greenpeace employee caused the organization | Read More »
Tags: "Carbon Emissions"
, big green
, carbon footprint
, Foreign Currency Trading
, Gordon Gekko
, green movement
, Labor Department's Consumer Expenditure Survey
, Manhattan Institute
, Mike Pence
, Pascal Husting
, Sierra Club
, Tom Steyer
White House takes geography lessons from Vox.com
In a briefing for reporters prior to Obama’s speech Wednesday night one “Senior Administration Official” made this statement: SENIOR ADMINISTRATION OFFICIAL: I guess I would just add one thing on the coalition question — and I think this is important to really focus on, which is to say, in discussions with governments in the region, notably the Saudis and the Jordanians, what is clear | Read More »
Ted Cruz and the Continuation War
I know that there are a number of smart conservatives who side with Rod Dreher in the flap over Ted Cruz’s short-lived speech to the In Defense of Christians summit dinner.
However as much as our feelings may get conflicted on these issues, I think Ted Cruz is right. We don’t always get to pick who are friends and opponents are in war, and sometimes the people we’d like to have on our side, aren’t. Some of the Lebanese and “Palestinian” Christians, are reminiscent of the Finns in World War II.
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Administration continues assault on religious liberty
On Monday the US government went back into court in what is its eighth attempt to force religious orders to provide contraceptive services to its members. The primary target is a Little Sisters of the Poor, a women’s religious order, but the effort has a direct impact on some 400 Catholic religious orders. The Trust’s case has largely been reported by both Catholic and secular | Read More »
More DOOM! from the polls. This time it’s Gallup.
Yesterday, Gallup released a poll showing a few things, and none of them are good for Democrats.* The first is that Republicans had expanded their lead over Democrats as the party people believe is best equipped to protect the United States from terrorism: The Republicans’ lead over the Democrats on the question of terrorism is, as you can see, at historic levels. Not since the poll | Read More »
Tags: 2014 midterm elections
, Barack Obama
Training the Syrian opposition is a bad idea
Obama’s speech on Wednesday night laying out an alleged strategy for dealing with ISIS included a proposal for arming fighters from Syrian opposition groups. This is a longstanding dream of the administration. Many ideas bring with them negatives. Rarely do you confront an idea that is not only bad in concept but one with no good points to offset it. Fortunately, training a surrogate army | Read More »
Zephyr Teachout, Populism and Lessons From a Democrat Primary
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Zephyr Teachout’s campaign against Andrew Cuomo, the shared goals of left and right populism and what we can take away from the Democrat primary.
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