The Clinton Machine
Ben Domenech, one of our illustrious founders, has a great piece at Commentary about the Clinton machine being alive. It is worth reading for a number of reasons, but most especially may be this. History may ultimately consider Obama’s 2008 nomination as a representation not of progressivism’s resurgent appeal, but as its death rattle—a speed bump along the way to the Democratic Party’s becoming a | Read More »
“Safe, Legal, and Rare”
“[Our] core beliefs and values can guide us in reaching our goal of keeping abortion safe, legal and rare into the next century.” -Hillary Clinton The quote above represents the three-pronged appeal the left uses to make abortion feel nice and cozy. In reality, abortion is a brutal and barbaric practice which needs to be sent to history’s landfill to rot with institutions such as | Read More »
The New York Times reconciles itself to losing the Senate.
(H/T: Hot Air) It wouldn’t publish an article like this unless it had come to terms with the situation: A Republican takeover of the Senate this fall would hurt Mr. Obama for the final two years of his presidency, but it might help Mrs. Clinton if she runs to succeed him. Republican control of both the House and Senate would provide Mrs. Clinton a clearer | Read More »
Hillary Clinton is About Hillary Clinton
At RCP, Michael Barone notes that Hillary Clinton has been almost totally absent from either stumping or fundraising for Democrats in this midterm election cycle. Barone notes that when Nixon lost the GOP primary to Goldwater in 1964, he went out on the campaign trail in force for Republicans in 1966 and helped them win a significant number of off-year seats. Barone observes the difference | Read More »
Clinton versus Obama on Syria and foreign policy
The kerfuffle between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama is all in the news right now. Clinton, who sees her coronation as Democrat presidential candidate for the 2016 as a done deal, is trying to establish some daylight between herself and her former boss on foreign policy. There is a good reason for that. Other than coasting through 2009 with an “I’m not George Bush” strategy | Read More »
Jed Babbin on Hillary’s Foreign Policy and 2016
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Jed Babbin to discuss the Hillary vs. Obama battle, the failed foreign policy of Hillary’s time as Secretary of State and who in the GOP can make a credible challenge in 2016.
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Let’s Hug it Out
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined Sarah Isgur Flores to discuss the Hillary and Obama “hugging it out” moment, why she has to walk a tightrope in her criticism and if she is still the inevitable Democrat nominee in 2016.
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Clinton, Yamamoto and the Gutting of American Military Muscle
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the failed Obama-Clinton foreign policy, waking a sleeping giant and the long-term impact of Obama’s systematic dismantling of our military.
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The Rehabilitation of the Retreads
To the chagrin of many conservative activists, two of the more prominent figures on the 2012 campaign trail are giving every indication of running again and are getting a lot of attention from the media. The first is Texas Governor Rick Perry, who has used a series of impressive appearances dealing with the border crisis to vault himself back into the national spotlight, where he | Read More »
Libya Implodes While the Press Fiddles
It seems like almost forever in one sense since the media were treating American citizens to literally daily updates with the number of people killed in terrorist attacks in Iraq. Every IED explosion, every infrastructure failure, every rise in terrorist activity was the subject of a major feature splash. During the course of the 2008 election, the Republican candidates were repeatedly beaten about the head | Read More »
See Ya Later, I’m Voting Vader
So you’re tired of the hypocrites and the 3rd party types that flame out. I could empathize. I endorsed Rick Santorum on what I believed to be his comparative merits in 2012. I cried in my pitcher Newcastle Brown when SMOD burned up somewhere above the Tropopause. For those of you with too much hair on yer chest to ever vote for the lesser evil, | Read More »
Ted Cruz, Hillary and the meaning of #MSSEN
Senator Ted Cruz’s appearance and call for an investigation into the Mississippi Senate GOP Primary race on Mark Levin’s show the other night; will come to represent what Mike Huckabee thought he was doing, in his “This could be a Mount Carmel moment” interjection after then Congressman Akin inserted his political foot in his mouth in the 2012 Missouri senate race. It wasn’t such a | Read More »
Republican Fantasy Fan Porn vs. Democrat Fantasy Fan Porn
There is a dark undercurrent in the Harry Potter world. Abnormal and obsessed fans generate fan pornography based on the fantasized love interests in Harry Potter. Yes, be as disturbed as I was to learn this. But Washington politicos do the same. Not a day goes by without some left leaning reporter trotting out new theories about how Hillary Clinton will lead neocons and moderate | Read More »