Even When Breitbart Loses, He Wins
(Crossposted at David Horowitz’s NewsReal Blog) Even when he loses, he wins. To be perfectly honest, I had no idea that conservative media mogul Andrew Breitbart was a front-page contributor to Arianna Huffington’s left-wing news rag. I always imagined that he had more class than that, but who knew?
By Hook or by Crook—Amazon’s Crony Capitalism Goes Stealth
The other day, I wrote about the Amazon.com distribution plant in Cayce, and the proposed sales tax exemption (worth 40 million dollars!) that former Governor Sanford promised Amazon. As I predicted, the people trying to push this idea through would to attempt to slip in the kickback as a proviso during Budget Week (which is this week). Guess what? The promoters of the Amazon Kickback | Read More »
The Curious Case of Keith “Crybaby” Ellison—CAIR and the Nation of Islam’s Man in Congress
Just who is Representative Keith Ellison (Democrat, MN-05)? Is he one of two Muslim Congressmen? Is he the heel to Rep. Peter King (R-NY), whose Homeland Security hearings on the radicalization of American Muslims have been smeared as a “witch hunt”? Is he the Congressman who—in his best Joseph Welch impression—recounted a tale (of which some are questioning the veracity) of Mohammed Salman Hamdani, a | Read More »
State Chamber of Commerce Declares War on Amazon.com’s Crony Capitalism
Equality under the law is one of the cornerstones of capitalism. What does that mean? It means that, in order for free-market capitalism to thrive, the government can not be picking winners and losers, through the use of incentives and disincentives. Period. According to sources, the latest organization to come out against the proposed sales tax break for the Lexington County-located Amazon.com distribution center was… | Read More »
Bloggers, Lawyers Stand Against Anti-Conservative Copyright Troll RightHaven
(Hide yer kids, hide yer wife, e’rrybody readin’ Right Turns Only out hurr! Check it out today!) Meet Columbia, SC lawyer Todd Kincannon: Republican… “Nationally noted parliamentarian.” Election law expert… Pop-culture connoisseur… The blogosphere’s last, best hope against anti-blogger legal firms? Anti-blogger legal firm RightHaven—best known for suing Senate candidate Sharron Angle for posting a portion of a Las Vegas Review-Journal article on her campaign | Read More »
In Ohio as in Wisconsin: Life in the Mid(dle) West—Elected Governors Are “Tyrants”?
[X-Posted at David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog... check it out!] As yet another Middle East country falls to the spreading wave of protests and revolutions, here at home, malcontents are stirring up chaos, just as malcontents such as the Muslim Brotherhood stirred up the riots in Egypt. In Wisconsin, Gov. Scott Walker’s plans to salvage his state’s budget from looming financial ruin by bringing the benefits | Read More »
Behold, the Democratic Party’s New Constituency: Muppets!
[X-Posted at David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog... check it out!] It’s come to this. Facing flagging public support for their platform, Washington Democrats are now resorting to enlisting cartoon characters to help drum up support for funding public television with taxpayer money. Yesterday, Representative Ed Markey (D-MA) held a press conference featuring the beloved public television cartoon character Arthur (from the eponymous “Arthur” show, which is | Read More »
“First They Came for the Four Loko, and I Said Nothing, Because That Stuff Tastes Nasty…”
[X-Posted at David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog... check it out!] It’s always done “for the children.” Whether it’s ostracizing home-schooling, making power tools less useful and accessible, or reminding parents that Daddy Barack and Mommy Michelle know better than you which foods your children should eat, Big Government Progressives always seem to want to have control over you, from cradle to dinner table to grave. In | Read More »
Ban Hammer-Time: Ron Paul Gets the Ol’ Heave-Ho from Young Americans For Freedom
(Hide yer kids, hide yer wife, e’rrybody readin’ Right Turns Only out hurr! Check it out today!) Before I begin, an explanation: If you say Ron Paul’s name backwards, he will be teleported back to the alien dimension from whence he originates. Therefore, I will be referring to him as Luap Nor as much as possible, in hopes of helping him return to his home. | Read More »
Is Sherrod Brown (D-Oh!) Feeling a Bit Skittish?
(Hide yer kids, hide yer wife, e’rrybody readin’ Right Turns Only out hurr! Check it out today!) Recently, the Communication Workers of America teamsters (or as one political wag calls them, “the Communista Workers of Amerika”) paid for a radio advertisement running on Ohio stations, extolling the virtues of Sen. Sherrod Brown… over two years before the election. Click play on the embedded Flash doohickey | Read More »
The (Green) Wrath of (Genghis) Khan!
[ X-Posted at David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog ... check it out!] His is a name that resonates across the centuries as one of the most brutal and genocidal warlords in humanity’s history. He was such an evil man, he was selected by rock-lobster aliens to represent the abstract concept of evil, alongside 1960s actors Phillip Pine and Carol Daniels DeMent. His reign of terror extended | Read More »
Amanda Marcotte Is Not a Serious Person
(Hide yer kids, hide yer wife, e’rrybody readin’ Right Turns Only out hurr! Check it out today!) There’s an old saying, “when all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.” However, if you are progressive blogger Amanda Marcotte, when all you have is a “feminist blog” called "Pandagon " everything looks like woman-hating. Ignoring, for a moment, her willfully ignorant accusations that | Read More »
Unilateral Disarmament Is For Suckers: Don’t Be Fooled By Calls For “Civility”
[ X-Posted at David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog ... check it out!] Wednesday night, President Obama spoke at a memorial service for the victims of Jared Lee Lougher’s rampage in Tuscon, Arizona. On the surface, his speech was fairly bland, and thankfully, mostly free of political grandstanding. Left behind in Air Force One’s carry-on rack was the Obama who gave us such peaceful, calm rhetoric as | Read More »
Hope for the Unemployed: If Helen Thomas Can Find a Job, So Can You!
[X-Posted at David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog... check it out!] As the economy spits and sputters towards recovery, there are signs of hope starting to sprout out there for us job-seekers. One of those signs of recovery is proof that even the most odious and repugnant job seekers can find gainful employment if they just look in the right places. Yes, even if you believe that | Read More »
The Blue and “Teh Ghey”—A Brewing Civil War on the Right?
[X-Posted at David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog... check it out!] Beware the homosexual conservative! That’s what some social-conservative groups are warning organizers of the Conservative Political Action Conference this week, as two socially conservative advocacy groups announced that they would be boycotting the yearly political convention, started by the American Conservative Union and Young Americans for Freedom. In the latest of a series of self-immolations, the | Read More »
Pro-Terrorist Grinches Thwarted in Seattle—For Now
[X-Posted at David Horowitz's NewsReal Blog... check it out!] Dateline: Seattle, Washington. Or, as I like to mockingly call it, Ecotopia. The city that unleashed upon the world such horrors as Courtney Love, Microsoft, and Starbucks Coffee, was being invaded for Christmas The signs of the Christmas invasion were everywhere… mostly because the invasion’s signs actually were signs, on the sides of public transportation buses. | Read More »
Keith Olbermann Ragequits Twitter, Much Rejoicing in the Land
Breaking news: The intelligence of the average Twitter feed just skyrocketed. Everyone’s favorite MSNBC (“Most Socialist Network On Basic Cable“) mental featherweight, Keith Olbermann, rage-quit the social-networking service on Thursday, citing his frustration over being targeted and mocked by fellow progessives, who are otherwise loyal supporters of the government secrets clearinghouse website, Wikileaks. Olbermann had been the target of a “Twitter campaign”—an event better known | Read More »
Eco-Terrorism: Because Recycling Is for Sissies
[X-postied at David Horowitz's NewsRealBlog] Two weeks ago, Los Angeles was attacked by terrorists. By “Los Angeles,” I mean “the University of California-Los Angeles,” and by “terrorists”… well, no, that one was correct. UCLA neurology professor David Jentsch, who studies the chemistry of addiction, as well as Jentsch’s colleagues, received a box full of bloody razor blades, which tested positive as being infected with HIV, | Read More »
Not Everything is Quiet on the “West” Front
(X-posted at David Horowitz’s NewsReal Blog, and your source for Palmetto State politics, Right Turns Only… check it out!) He calls himself the “voice of this generation, of this decade.” He’s a relentless self-promoter. Some call him a musical visionary, others call him derivative and talentless. He’s been accused of racism, and accused others of racism. And now, over five years after rapper Kanye West | Read More »
Having an “Empire State of Mind” Means Never Having to Say “Sorry”
(Hide yo’ wife, hide yo’ kids, they be reading Right Turns Only out hurr! Cross-posted at David Horowitz’s NewsRealBlog) Famous rapper. Owner of the New Jersey Nets. Rabid Bush-Basher. Complete ignoramus. All of these terms, and many other noun-adjective pairs, have been used to describe Jay-Z—real name Shawn Carter, who aliases include “H.O.V.A.”, “S-dot,” and “Jiggy.” But “conspiracy theorist”? That’s a new low, even for | Read More »
Ecosexuals: A Campus Love Story With Progessive Inanity
Attention, taxpayers: last week, your hard-earned money paid for little Johnny and Jane College Kid to learn about the sexuality of the environmentalism movement. Aren’t you proud of what your children are learning in college? Here’s some background about me: I’m a proud graduate of Ohio University , nestled in the Appalachian Mountain region of Ohio. Going to Bobcats games on Saturday… hanging out on | Read More »
When Did You Stop Beating Your Wife, Congressman Wilson?
(Crossposted at NewsRealBlog and Right Turns Only) Seriously, though—when did Congressman Charlie Wilson (D, OH-06) stop beating his wife? Moreover, why is the media covering this up? Two weeks ago, Big Government editor Mike Flynn obtained Belmont County (Ohio) court documents that revealed that Wilson repeatedly beat his wife Clara, to the point where she would be unable to stand. According to Wilson’s own testimony, | Read More »
Fight The Smears—The Vicious War On Nikki Haley Continues
Politics is a contact sport. But what happens when the players make illegal hits? A political punchline, and not a very witty one at that, Palmetto State politics have long been a morass of political intrigue, corruption, and a secret society-type culture, not entirely unlike the Shriners. But this year, with the rise of the Tea Party and the downfall of insider politicians, the otherwise | Read More »
Rob Miller in SC-02? Call Your Office, Please…
You hear that whooooshing sound, boys? That’s the sound of a tsunami coming. A tsunami of 1994-esque proportion, fired by voters’ concerns about joblessness, runaway government spending, and rampant government overreach. Apparently, the sound of the allegorical rising tide can be heard over the sound of South Carolina’s real coast, all the way from Hilton Head Island all the way up to Columbia, because Rob | Read More »
Lies, Damned Lies, and Vincent Sheheen’s Statistics?
(Update your bookmarks, my site has a whole new look, feel, and name… it’s now Right Turns Only! Check it out today!) The South Carolina liberal blogosphere (all two bloggers, natch) is all abuzz about a recent poll from Columbia-area polling firm Crantford & Associates, which suggested that Team Haley was losing vast swaths of ground to Democratic candidate Vincent Sheheen. The poll, which polled | Read More »