NYT calls for prosecution of Dick Cheney
I’ll admit that I’m one of those Americans that Dick Cheney frightens. I also agree with comedian Christian Finnigan that he looks like the Penguin from the old Adam West Batman series (which is a delightful comparison and series overall). Still, while he may scare me, I fail to see what exactly he’s done that the New York Times editorial board would call for his | Read More »
A Word to the Wise
The most insidious result that central-planning and the overabundance of government control that it requires is not the maladjustments that it inevitably creates in the economy. It is not the crony capitalism and bureaucratic nepotism that it always fosters. It is not the smothering blanket of nanny-state regulations that strangle creativity. It is not even the tendency to one-party rule even when camouflaged behind a | Read More »
The “Consider This!” Podcast, Episode 48: State Attorney Generals are Not Judges, Tea Party “Terrorists”, and the George Zimmerman Trial
The latest episode of the “Consider This!” podcast is out. Conservative commentary in 10 minutes or less. Can a state government decide what law it will and will not uphold? In Pennsylvania, the state Attorney General has promoted herself to state Supreme Court Justice by refusing to defend a state law’s constitutionality because of her own personal opinion of the law. So then, do we need to | Read More »
Democrats switching to Republican Party over immigration reform
Even though they haven’t officially changed their party affiliation, some big name Democrats are using the immigration reform issue to defect to the Republican party. No longer concerned about putting another Democrat in the White House when Obama leaves, some of the party’s big guns have already gone on record in support of the Republicans in November, 2016. Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) “I believe that | Read More »
The “Consider This!” Podcast, Episode 37
The latest episode of the “Consider This!” podcast is out. Conservative commentary in 10 minutes or less. The bombing of the Boston Marathon started a number of things; a terrorism investigation, increased security all over the country, and the media’s attempt to, again, blame the Right for domestic terrorism. Folks, please, let’s take care of the wounded and bury our dead before breaking out the knee-jerk reactions, OK? | Read More »
David Freddoso on How the Liberal Media Helped Re-Elect Obama
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by by David Freddoso to discuss his new book Spin Masters, how the liberal media ignored stories like Benghazi and pushed the “War on Women” to help re-elect Barack Obama.
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“Consider This!” Podcast, Episode 30
The latest episode of the “Consider This!” podcast is out; let’s talk politics in 10 minutes or less. The New York Times seems to have woken up from its 4-year slumber and realized that the Barack Obama is essentially pushing the same defense policies as Bush. Truly a shocker (to those who have not been paying attention.) Hey Times. Obama’s been making the same arguments he criticized for | Read More »
“Consider This!” Podcast, Episode 29
The latest episode of the “Consider This!” podcast is out; let’s talk politics in 10 minutes or less. Tens of thousands marched in a huge anti-abortion protest in Washington, DC. You’re forgiven if you didn’t know about it. ABC and CBS couldn’t be bothered to mention it at all. (NBC did give all of it 15 seconds, so there’s that.) The “Affordable Care Act” is | Read More »
“Consider This!” Podcast, Episode 28
The latest episode of the “Consider This!” podcast is out; let’s talk politics in 10 minutes or less. A federal judge ruled in December that a North Carolina plan to offer license plates that say “Choose Life” is unconstitutional, saying the state cannot issue the plates without offering a similar product for the opposing viewpoint. So are they going to now have “Choose Death” plates? CNN would | Read More »
MESSAGING TO THE NEW ROME–Leveling a Media Playing Field or “Moonshiners and Swamp People Get More Air Time”
“Do not blame Caesar, blame the people of Rome who have rejoiced in their loss of freedom who hail him when he speaks in the Forum of more security, more living fatly at the expense of the industrious. – Cicero REALITY SHOWS Modern hillbilly moonshiners and swamp people get more air time on “Reality TV” than conservatives get on any TV. Yet, we rely upon two and | Read More »
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A Way Around the Mainstream Media
How smart is it to keep raising hundreds of millions of dollars to support Republican candidates, and then turn around and hand it over to the Liberal Mainstream Media in order to try to get them elected? Frankly I think it’s just plain stupid! If you are a conservative, that money will only be used against you in the General Election, and it will only | Read More »
Aggressively Stupid: WaPo Attacks on Marco Rubio
The Washington Post published a ridiculous hit piece on Marco Rubio yesterday, claiming that “documents show” that Rubio had “embellished the facts” about his family’s history, specifically how they came to America from Cuba.
You can pinch your nose and read the article here.
Because Rubio’s family emigrated to America from Cuba in 1956, and Fidel Castro did not officially take power until 1959, writer Manuel Roig-Franzia claims that Rubio should not be able to say he is part of the Cuban exile community, and accuses Rubio of exaggerating his family’s history for political gain.
I have decided I will not call this article journalistic malpractice, because that would imply that what Roig-Franzia published yesterday was journalism, instead of an egregious attempt at character assassination. Roig-Franzia’s belligerent distortions of history makes him a prime candidate to create the next campaign video for Alan Grayson (of “Taliban Dan” fame).
The Washington Post and Manuel Roig-Franzia (as well as whichever blind and ignorant toad of an editor approved that article) owe Rubio a huge apology.
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The Media’s Institutional Liberalism
Download Podcast | iTunes | Podcast Feed On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Pejman Yousefzadeh and Kevin Holtsberry are joined by Tim Groseclose to discuss the his new book, Left Turn: How Liberal Media Bias Distorts the American Mind, and how newsrooms are filled with self-selecting liberals who make it difficult for conservatives to break into journalism. We’re brought to you as always by | Read More »