Jihadi John Puts The Lie To The Progressive Theory of Terrorism
Listen my five or so Constant Readers. Draw nearer still as I enlighten you in The Gospel of Post-modern contained within the hallowed verses of The Book of Harf. If only we could just find all the jihadists employment at Sports Authority or Walmart. They’d happily ring up our orders, accept a minimum wage level of subsistence and give up all vestiges of religious extremism. | Read More »
Jeb Bush’s CPAC Debacle Wasn’t Saved By Bussing In Supporters
Jeb Bush’s campaign is calling Dick Tuck to see if he’s behind the debacle he suffered at CPAC 2015. Gateway Pundit confirmed that Jeb bussed in supporters so it wouldn’t look like everyone in the room hated him (or worse, left). But it didn’t matter, because they booed him anyway. And they left. And Slate got hold of the emails from Fritz Brogan telling his | Read More »
Boehner repudiated by GOP
Sometimes you just don’t know what to think.
Boris Nemtsov, Another Putin Critic, has been Killed
What is it about prominent critics of Vladimir Putin and ending up dead? Just to name a few, there’s Anna Politkovskaya, Viktor Yushchenko**, and Sergei Yushenkhov.* Now, we can add former deputy prime minister, opposition party leader, and liberal (in the old sense) Boris Nemtsov. Just one days before a opposition rally is scheduled to take place, he was shot four times from a passing | Read More »
Some thoughts, several years before the start of the Tenth Crusade.
“History does not always repeat itself: sometimes it screams ‘Why won’t you ever listen to what I’m SAYING?’ and then hits you with a club.”
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The ISPs Should Blame Themselves for Net Neutrality
First of all, let me say that Net Neutrality is a bad policy that is a) unfair to the ISPs and b) likely to lead to higher rates and lower performance for Internet service. Republicans ought to seek to overturn it as soon as possible either legislatively or through changing the composition of the FCC. With that out of the way, to the extent that | Read More »
Ezra Klein Breaks The Internet with Dumb
Here it is: When our great grandchildren are dealing with the effects of climate change, they will look at this and hate us: http://t.co/YBv5vM8Kzu — Ezra Klein (@ezraklein) February 27, 2015 This is Vox’s piece by Brad Plumer depicting Senator James Inhofe tossing a snowball on the Senate floor. He then segues into more pretty charts showing data from the Climate Change Institute and NOAA. | Read More »
A Title II Internet
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the FCC vote to reclassify broadband internet into Title II, the inevitable legal challenges and what this means for the future of the web.
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Mini Obamacare Bailout? Treasury Covers Some Obamacare Costs Without Congressional Approval
A few weeks ago, I wrote about how Obama’s budget contained a $22 billion student loan bailout to cover a massive shortage of funds for the Department of Education Federal Student Loan program. Because the program is categorized as a “credit program”, due to a “quirk in the budget process for credit programs, the department can add the $21.8 billion to the deficit automatically, without | Read More »