Nancy Pelosi comes out strongly for… limiting federal court jurisdiction over the states?
No, really: when asked a question about the debt ceiling/so-called “fiscal cliff” today Nancy Pelosi decided to respond by talking about how she was on the side of the Eleventh Amendment. For those of you who need reminding, that’s the one that limits the ability of federal courts to permit private citizens in one state from suing other states as a whole (they can still | Read More »
A quick observation on the 8-K Fun.
Drawing on streiff’s excellent post: there has been at least one nice repercussion that has come from the entire sordid 8-K affair. Thanks to it, you can pretty much filter out the ‘geniuses’ with no practical business experience; they’re the ones who have never seen an 8-K in their life, don’t know what one is for, don’t know when one needs to fill one out | Read More »
Rasmussen CA-SEN: Fiorina within MoE of Boxer.
Although even Rasmussen has to say “It’s California.” The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey finds that Boxer attracts 45% of the statewide vote while Fiorina, her best-known possible Republican challenger, earns 41%. Seven percent (7%) say they’d vote for some other candidate, and seven percent (7%) are undecided. In March, Boxer led Fiorina by nine, 47% to 38%. Any incumbent who polls below 50% early | Read More »
Harry Alford, revisited.
Twenty-one minutes long, but worth every second: this Breitbart interview with Harry Alford was done over the phone, so you can safely stick it in the background and listen and not miss anything. Mr. Alford, as you remember, went round and round with Senator Barbara Boxer* over some racial attitudes that the latter has yesterday; he expanded on this a bit more. Highlights from the | Read More »
Mental Parasite-free Kerry all caught up to AT LEAST 2006!
If you’re into science fiction at all, you’ve probably come across the concept of the Puppet Masters: creatures, usually alien (although sometimes demonic), that insidiously take over people and make them into organic robots with no free will or volition. Staple of the genre, in fact – but one thing that never really got addressed in the books or movies is what happened to long-term | Read More »
The Speaker changes her story AGAIN.
(Via Hot Air Headlines) John Feehery, in the process of pointing out five reasons why we’re not dead yet as a party, noted this little comment by our illustrious Speaker of the House: “It is important for us to have a strong Republican Party,” Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi tauntingly told a press conference on April 23. “And I hope that the next | Read More »