We all like to think we’re the smartest one in the room. For the next 7 weeks, it’s time not to let it show. I was a supporter of Christine O’Donnell in the Delaware Republican Senate primary. Yet on election night, immediately after the polls closed, I tweeted this: With 0.00% of Delaware precincts reporting, I endorse the winner of the Republican #DESen primary. #tcot | Read More »
The Two Kinds of Republicans
For the past several months there has been a controversy over whether to be a Republican one has to be conservative, and in the end just how conservative one must be. Even now, we haven’t decided the matter, based on the way people talk about the races in — to pick two states at random — Alaska and Delaware. There are really just two kinds | Read More »
Our Lives, Our Fortunes, and Our Sacred Honor
How serious is our situation? Some would say not very serious at all. “The TEA Party cavalry has arrived, see look at this poll, and Republicans are going to retake the House. And the Senate.” Well, one of them, surely, or at least enough seats in the Senate that government will only grow by leaps, not leaps and bounds. Hardly anything to fret about. Friends, | Read More »
A Friendly Note to Liberty.com
Promoted from the diaries by Aaron Gardner Yeah, I am an O’Donnell supporter and I am promoting this. Being a player in politics requires you to be mature, Liberty.Com wasn’t. The ad was atrocious and it may have single handedly destroyed any chance for O’Donnell. I will be writting a small defense of O’Donnell over the weekend, as a contrast to Erick – though I | Read More »
Disregarding the considered opinion of the majority of California voters because the judge did not like the source of that opinion is nothing short of judicial malpractice.
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Is That All You’ve Got, Democrats?
Democrats have been reading their own press clippings for so long, and have for so long been accustomed to Americans reading and internalizing the leftist spin on things, that they don’t yet understand the world of hurt they’re in. And so it was with great glee that I read their Great Plan for holding on to power. They’re going to try to scare voters by | Read More »
We Have Awakened.
Americans went to sleep. Most people are not into politics. They’re into the outdoors, their kids, television shows, home maintenance, movies, fishing, hunting, playing cards, collecting things, or any of the infinite variety of things by which people in a free society occupy themselves. But some people, we’ll call them liberals, occupy themselves worrying. They worry about the planet. They worry about children not their | Read More »
Doubling Down on Obamacare
President Obama’s appointment of Dr. Donald Berwick to head the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) may be the beginning of the end for socialized medicine. When the Democrats passed their health insurance nationalization scheme known as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ObamaCare), they knew it was unpopular. The conventional wisdom among liberals was that it would become more popular with the | Read More »
Freeze the Target
In response to the Supreme Court ruling in the Citizens United v FEC, Democrats in Congress have come up with a new way to ensure the power of incumbent Democrats: the DISCLOSE Act. It is designed to make it easier for union thugs to intimidate, vilify, and silence their opposition.
The White Picket Fence
This is a story about a fence. Well, not just one fence, but millions of them. What you believe about them and how they make you feel says about your politics all I need to know.
There is a Difference
There is a certain kind of man who talks up his involvement in the military. Certain little men, sometimes called fabulists or Kerryesque winter soldiers, sometimes posers or poseurs, seek to puff themselves up by inventing or embellishing their military exploits. Sometimes these men are boot camp rejects, while others serve as supply clerks who later become, in their retelling, men of steel. Attorney General | Read More »
7 Reasons Why Nomentum Will Continue to November and Beyond
Many are predicting that opposition to the national socialist party going on in Washington, DC, will fail to continue until the November elections. The public is fickle and of short memory, and political fever is hard to maintain. But opposition to the nationalization of industry after industry will only grow stronger. Here are several reasons why: It’s not just about the socialist health insurance takeover. | Read More »
President Obama Creates Deficit Commission
Fighting hard against stagnation in the Federal budget deficit, President Obama has commissioned a blue-ribbon panel to recommend ways a commission could study some recommendations for raising taxes. “Let me be clear: this commission I’m commissioning is not about me,” Mr. Obama said, surprising the audience with his candor. “I take no joy in being forced by the mess I inherited to take this step. | Read More »
We Do Not Have To Find A Candidate For 2012.
It should be non-controversial to say it, but I don’t think it will be. We do not have to find a candidate for president in 2012. In the first place, it’s too early even to talk about 2012. Focus on 2010, and putting small-government candidates in office. What we have to do, after November 2010, is wait for a candidate to emerge. Picking someone from | Read More »
White House to End Self-Imposed Media Blackout
Republicans across the country hailed a move by the White House to end its self-imposed media blackout. An administration press secretary close to the issue made the announcement off the record in response to widespread Tea Party disappointment with the President.
McConnell Didn’t Blink. He Was Just Sleeping.
According to Politico, the President was the clear winner of a confrontation with Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY): The Senate confirmed a huge group of administration nominees on Thursday, following a tense exchange between President Barack Obama and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). McConnell was reportedly convinced by the president’s bluff of recess appointments, and scared out of his little mind by the | Read More »
Illinois Republican Chairman Says Base is a “Fringe Movement”
In a media conference call Wednesday, Illinois GOP Chair Pat Brady called the opposition to US Senate candidate Rep. Mark Kirk a ‘fringe movement.’ This outrageous claim shows how out of touch with the American people the Republican Party leadership has become. Pat Brady must resign as head of the Illinois Republican Party. “The split … I don’t really accept the premise [that the ILGOP | Read More »
I Denounce Pat Robertson
In addition to your prayers, if at all possible, give ’til it hurts, then keep giving until it starts feeling good again.
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Barack Obama, Gracious Marxist, Speak Not For Me
The story of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and his manifestly racist comments has stirred up quite a bit of controversy, but most of it has focused on the wrong aspects. The poor focus is a partly a result of the liberal media echo chamber, but also from conservative failure to think clearly about why what he said angers us. It has nothing to | Read More »
Seven Things Wrong With The Anti-Terrorism Policies of the TSA
There are several fundamental problems with the way the United States Transportation Safety Administration combats terrorism. These have their roots in fighting the war for the freedom of mankind as a public relations problem. Too often we take a security theater approach, apparently in an effort to reassure the public that everything is fine and the system is working. Meanwhile, things may or may not | Read More »