The Official GOP Establishment Spin: Calling Conservatives Racist Won the Election
Here we go folks. Haley Barbour is setting the Republican spin. We have been seeing this shape up in the past 48 hours. According to Haley Barbour, the GOP’s destruction of conservatives in Mississippi will win this thing tonight. Pay no attention to struggles by folks like Thom Tillis and Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS) 55%. Had the GOP not called conservatives racists, | Read More »
Chemical weapons discovered in Iraq; Washington Post says they don’t count
One of the repeated calumnies made against President Bush (say it again… President Bush…. slowly…. savor every syllable) was that he went to war against Iraq based on false pretenses. From President Bush’s ultimatum speech to Iraq on March 17, 2003, back in the days when we drew “red lines” we meant it: Intelligence gathered by this and other governments leaves no doubt that the | Read More »
The Leaking Against Obama Picks Up Steam
(Graphic credit to Sean Davis) Earlier today, I told you the Democrats needed to throw Barack Obama under the bus to help Hillary 2016. Later in the day came the counter-offensive from one of the Obama Administration Inspectors General. The IG released a report that Hillary Clinton badly mismanaged the State Department. Remember, starting in 2009, the Obama Administration systematically began replacing indecent independent (I | Read More »
Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D, VA): condemned [Puckett] judgeship deal in public, made his own offer in private.
It is unlikely that this is actually illegal, or at least illegal enough to get Terry McAuliffe in real trouble. But it’s gonna be useful, none the less.
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Philip Bump Just Wrote One of the Stupidest Pieces Ever in the Washington Post
Hey, did you know that if you are not clocked in at the office you are not working, even if you are sitting at home on your laptop cranking away on a report? That is the essence of this ridiculously stupid piece from Philip Bump at the Washington Post. Bump is apparently the new court jester of conventional wisdom over at The Fix. According to | Read More »
Rick Perry vs. Rand Paul and the Start of the 2016 GOP Primary
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Aaron Blake to discuss the opening salvos fired in the 2016 GOP primary, Rick Perry’s makeover and who the GOP dark horse may be.
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WaPo and NYT print Jihadist fantasies
Adam Taylor of the Washington Post is having a wet dream fantasy about Mohamed Morsi, and Kareen Fahim of the New York Times is sharing it. They both wrote about their delusions in their respective papers, who actually printed such folderol.
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Is America REALLY Becoming a Third World Nation?
Recently, I happened to read three articles on different websites about three completely different topics. Later I realized how these unrelated pieces, together, weaved a dark tapestry of seemingly insurmountable challenges for a nation about to celebrate its 238th birthday. Here are the three headlines: 1. More Than Two-Thirds of American Youth Wouldn’t Qualify for Service, Pentagon Says (Wall Street Journal) 2. In Fairfax County | Read More »
Where Is the Democratic Howard Baker?
Credit: National Review Re-posted from National Review June 27, 2014 With the passing of former Senator Howard H. Baker Jr. of Tennessee, Democrats have a chance to rise above partisanship and get serious about the IRS scandal. As many sources from all over the political spectrum have pointed out, Republican Baker set an example as a leader who put the nation first | Read More »
Washington Post (!) editorial writer (!!) slams administration over global warming hysteria.
That it showed up in the Washington Post amuses me; that it showed up under their PostPartisan label makes me anticipate the screaming even more.
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The Incredibly Expensive GOP Intra-Party Battle
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Aaron Blake to discuss the intra-party battle in the GOP, the astonishing amount of money beating up their own and how this fight may impact 2016.
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WaPo uses the dread number ‘2006’ when discussing Barack Obama.
I know that the election is in six months, and six months is an eternity in politics – but so is *nine* months.
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Money and the Tea Party
From January 1, 2013, through March 31, 2014, the National Republican Senatorial Committee raised $49.6 million, but only gave $126,000.00 to candidate and other political committees. 71% of the money it spent went to its non-electioneering operations. That looks terrible. But it is not. For example, the NRSC has been paying former employees who are now outside consultants. Those outside consultants have worked to place | Read More »
Everything You Hate About D.C. is in the Podesta Divorce
Credit: GreenCorruptionBlogspot.com It is well-established that Americans do not trust the federal government and believe that government itself is the nation’s top problem. Naturally, much of that ill-will is focused on Washington, D.C., with its partisan elected officials, inept bureaucrats, bloated government, corruption, and those influence-peddling Washington lobbyists. The Podestas’ “lobbyist vs. lobbyist” divorce provides the perfect platform for the average American | Read More »
Is John Kasich The Most Formidable 2016 GOP Candidate You Don’t Know?
Authors Note: This piece was posted today on The Daily Beast. Unless you live in Ohio, or are a political junkie, chances are you have never heard of its Republican governor, John Kasich. But that will likely change after November’s mid-term election if Governor Kasich wins his reelection bid by a respectable margin – setting the chattering class off yapping about his increased 2016 presidential prospects. | Read More »