George W. Bush Was Right
A day or so ago I was reading some comments here and noted someone who stated that Republicans are supposed to be the “Party of Morality”. Interesting observation, that. I don’t disagree with it necessarily, but I don’t think we have a full appreciation of what it means.
I think George W. Bush did.
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Dick Durbin thinks the GOP needs to step up and help “change and improve” Obamacare. Hell no. In fact, I am disappointed with John Boehner and the House GOP wanting to delay implementation of the individual mandate. I think Obamacare needs to go forward as designed by the Democrats. I think someone should sue the Obama Administration over delaying the employer mandate. It should happen | Read More »
Democrat scandal brewing in CA52 race
California Democrat Rep. Scott Peters (CA52), is one of the GOP’s top targets in the 2014 midterm elections. Peters is a freshman Congressman and won by only a few points in 2012. The Republicans have a credible candidate to oppose Peters in Carl DeMaio, a young and “new generation” Republican who, so far, is beating Peters by a healthy margin in polling match ups. This should | Read More »
Behind the Microphone & Something President Clinton and I Agree On
I feel odd writing about being on radio. I am a novice to a degree, though doing well enough that I’m hosting evening drive time in Atlanta on the top talk station in the country. That would be WSB, which has one of the best signals, and has a whole lot of listeners stuck in Atlanta traffic during the evening. And they have me to | Read More »
A Guide to Wednesday’s Immigration Conference Meeting
On Wednesday, House Republicans will finally confront leadership on the issue of immigration. In reality, the issue is not too complicated. There is an enormous bifurcation between the public and the political class over the issue of amnesty. Following passage of the amnesty bill in the Senate, the political class in both parties thinks this is the most pressing issue for the House to consider | Read More »
Very special interests
The quest for “clean” energy has involved a lot of expensive jousting runs at windmills, but that’s nothing compared to the even more ruinous quest for “clean” Big Government. The great and disastrous fantasy of the Twentieth Century was the dream of a wise central government, staffed by selfless and brilliant public servants, who could honorably employ coercive power to accomplish what individuals are too | Read More »
New York, Chicago Anti-Gun Groups Fund Key Position in Milwaukee Mayor’s Administration
A top anti-gun official working for Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett has her job paid for with grants from liberal organizations. According to a paper trail of city records, pay records, and documents filed with the IRS by liberal foundations, money from powerful special interest groups has been given to the City of Milwaukee with the condition that the money be used to support the agenda | Read More »
Obamacare As An Invitation To Steal.
Let us just stipulate that Bernie Madoff was blatantly dishonest and deserved to go to jail. At this point, reasonable people can still debate. Did Madoff deserve jail time for his dishonesty, or for the poor evolutionary strategy he employed while attempting to evolve into the Alpha Scumbag? If for some god-forsaken reason you still want Obamacare to succeed and are glad our just and beneficent Congress passed the AACA back in 2009, then you probably just think Madoff lacked the game to go where no dirtbag had ever gone before.
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Race Card Pulled in Face of “Educational Genocide”
One of conservatives’ pet peeves so far as liberals go is their constant cry of “racism” anytime anything that threatens entrenched, liberal interests crops up. Usually, we see this in relation to proposals to reform entitlements, or require people to show ID or swear an affidavit before voting (both inherently raaaaacist!). But sometimes it crops up in other areas, too, because, well, it’s easier to | Read More »
California conservatives promise bloody primary for Leftist Republican
Republicans in California will have a shot next year to defeat Rep. Ami Bera (D-CA), who is considered to be one of the most vulnerable Democrats in the House. But there is very strong disagreement whether or not a former Republican Congressman should run. Former Rep. Doug Ose, who served in Congress from 1999 to 2005, sees an opening to return to Washington and is | Read More »
Obama Commerce Dept. destroys printers and mice as virus cleaning
What do you do when a computer has been hijacked by a virus? Take it to professionals for cleaning? Sure. Secure your network? Absolutely. Extract your data or fall back to backed up data, check it carefully, and then erase your computer and install software fresh? In an extreme case, that could be necessary.
However the technological terror that is the Obama administration had a different idea, when the Economic Development Administration’s terribly insecure systems were infected with run-of-the-mill viruses. These alleged geniuses who are supposed to be everything in technology that Republicans are not literally blew their budget destroying hardware, including mice and printers, as a response to the viruses.
And these people want massive regulatory powers over all American computers, in the name of cybersecurity.
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Mitt Romney Supports Gay Marriage. Except He Doesn’t. But His Team Will Profit From It.
The Politico has a story on Organizing for America’s use of Barack Obama’s campaign email list. They are using the emails very effectively with Barack Obama remaining the key voice in the emails. Contrast that with Team Romney post election. Mitt Romney’s campaign is handling its list differently. Romney’s digital firm, Targeted Victory, is simply selling the email list to any organization willing to pay. | Read More »
Immigration Reform and the Influence of Hispanics in Politics
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Daniel Garza to discuss immigration reform efforts in Congress, the Libre Initiative’s Estamos Contigo outreach campaign, and why the view of hispanics as outsiders has stifled efforts to reach a solution on immigration reform.
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US Rep. Charles Boustany (@RepBoustany) Wants Louisiana to Embrace Obamacare
Robert Costa at National Review has a report that Eric Cantor is yelling at House Committee Chairmen for doing the right thing and opposing the farm bill. The Committee Chairmen recognize just how terrible the legislation is and Cantor is upset with them. One would think the House Republican Majority Leader would be more upset with House Republicans who want states to embrace Obamacare. For | Read More »
Smoke ‘em if you got ‘em: #Obamacare gives smokers an exchange indulgence.
Well. At least the Obama administration is showing some creativity, somewhere. It’s a dang shame that it has to be in the field of How To Not Implement The Damfool Ideas That We Shoved Down The Collective Throat Of America. Ladies and gentlemen, the latest Obamacare never-mind*: Some smokers trying to get coverage next year under President Barack Obama’s health care law may get a | Read More »