Lois Lerner Isn’t Lying
“I didn’t do anything wrong,” Lerner said in her first press interview since the scandal broke 16 months ago. “I’m proud of my career and the job I did for this country.”HT:Politico So Politico is as Politico does. If Attila the Hun wore the D Jersey; they’d be praising his leadership secrets. Never mind a few negative externalities that primarily concentrated in Red States. We | Read More »
Paul Davis’ “Kansas Values”: Busted Getting A Strip Club Lap Dance
Kansas Democrats have not had a great year. They had to go to court to get their own Senate candidate thrown off the ballot. Now comes news that their gubernatorial candidate, Paul Davis, got busted in a strip club in 1998 while getting a lap dance. Politico has the story: In [1998, Davis] was getting a lap dance at a strip club when cops raided | Read More »
Why The Mary Burke “Plagiarism” Story Matters
Andrew Kaczynski at Buzzfeed has a detailed analysis of how Wisconsin’s Democratic candidate for governor, Mary Burke, “plagiarized” the “jobs plan” on her website from three prior Democratic gubernatorial candidates. As Moe Lane noted earlier today, the really hilarious part of this story is that two of these three candidates lost, and the third won in blue Delaware in 2008. But there’s another reason why | Read More »
Quinnipiac Downgrades Udall To Toast In Colorado.
“Colorado U.S. Sen. Mark Udall trails U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner, his Republican challenger, 48 – 40 percent among likely voters, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. Independent candidate Steve Shogan gets 8 percent. With Shogan out of the race, Rep. Gardner leads 52 – 42 percent, the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University poll finds. This survey of likely voters can not be compared with | Read More »
Clinton Is As Clinton Does
Jim Geraghty reports that Hillary Clinton has returned to Iowa. Once every four years she whips out a Michelin Atlas and finds it. She visits it with only slightly greater frequency than with which Senator Landrieu makes it back home to Mom and Dad in Louisiana. This year Senator Tom Harkin invited her back as a personal guest. He was holding his 37th and Last* | Read More »
Is The Democratic Party Proud of its History of Slavery & Segregation?
Being a Democrat not only means never having to say you’re sorry, but also means getting to pretend that history never happened. The Democrats’ official party website is proof of that, as its section on “Our History” declares, with all the chutzpah of the proverbail defendant who murders his parents and begs the court’s mercy on grounds of being an orphan, that: For more than | 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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Immigration Kabuki Theatre: With Senator Landrieu As “Two-Face”
Image Credit: Presidiacreative.com Mary Landrieu when she’s electorally safe. And here’s Mary Landrieu’s new ad now that she’s electorally endangered. The ad then notes that Landrieu “voted to double the border patrol, build triple-layer fencing, and voted nine times to block amnesty….I’m Mary Landrieu, and I approve this message because on border security, I’ll put my record up against anyone, especially Bill Cassidy,” If Jeff | Read More »
93% of Democratic Senate or Governor Candidates Are White
The last primaries ended last night, and down to defeat in the Rhode Island Governor’s race went Providence Mayor Angel Tavares, the last chance for the Democrats to nominate a Hispanic candidate for one of the two big statewide offices (Senate and Governor) – while Republicans will be running two Hispanic Governors for re-election, Democrats will not have a single Hispanic candidate heading a statewide | Read More »
Partial-birth Abortion Pioneer Funding Ohio Democrats
Democrat candidates for five Ohio statewide offices received donations from partial-birth abortion pioneer Martin Haskell last month, based on reports filed with the secretary of state.
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Joe Biden Puts In The Labor On Labor Day
Image Credit Toke Signals and Female Celebrity Leave it to Huey “The Kingfish” Biden to give a Labor Day Speech where a bunch of people live who can’t find work. That’s what Barack Obama’s walking anti-assassination insurance policy was doing in Detroit, MI to waste his daily allotment of time and Dioxide on September 1, 2014. He’s telling the city that can’t pay for its | Read More »
A Game of “Top This” With Democrat Amanda Curtis
Image Credit And That’s Why Your Single “I think she’s a lovely young lady and very courageous, and I think she [Curtis] is, you know, a fine character and all that,” said Paul Edwards, a former member of the Montana Democratic Party’s executive board. “I don’t think she has a chance in hell.” – (HT:Townhall) The Montana Democratic Party has a genuine asset* in Amanda | Read More »
Burger King In Exile
Image Credit: (Wall Street Journal and News Busters) The revenue from a 100% Tax Rate against a revenue base of zero equals zero. The revenue of a smaller and more reasonable rate of taxation against a significantly large base of revenue is still a pretty big number. This fundamental truism eludes the statist drones and Keynesian knuckleheads that designed our current system of taxation. President | Read More »
Travis Co. Investigator Says Perry Innocent in CPRIT Matter
A theory floated by Texas Democrats about the recent indictment of Gov. Rick Perry (R) has been proved false by a Travis County investigator. Perry was accused by a grand jury of abusing the power of his office when he vetoed funds for the state-funded Public Integrity Unit overseen by Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg. The district attorney had publicly disgraced herself by earning | Read More »
Indicting Governor Perry Was An Indictment Against Standards
There was a time, a far, far better time, when people invented a famous saying. “Close enough for government work.” It was profoundly complimentary. It wasn’t a joke. They were not kidding. They were not accusing humble Civil Servants such as me of living large on the struggling plumber’s dime. Today, quite sadly the meaning of that phrase has undergone a tragic transformation. The Colorado | Read More »