Buzzfeed tries to sling mud at Tim Huelskamp… and hits itself, instead.
If you’ve ever wondered what an embarrassing retraction looks like, here you go. This is one of the more painful ones I’ve seen: Before: “Republican Congressman Says Women ‘Desperately Looking For A Husband’” After: “Republican Congressman Tells Men: Wives ‘Desperately’ Need Their Husbands To Step Up”
IRS continues to flail about in Lerner case; consequences to ensue.
(H/T: Instapundit) This was… unwise of the Internal Revenue Service. Some history: House Oversight Chairman Darrell Issa as early as June 4, 2013 asked the IRS to provide “all documents and communications sent by, received by, or copied to Lois Lerner” between Jan. 1, 2009 and the present.” Note the “all.” Mr. Issa sent an official subpoena demanding “all” the records in August 2013, and | Read More »
Sure, Hillary Clinton should promise to fulfill Barack Obama’s legacy!
I don’t really want* to fisk this article on how Hillary Clinton should run on a platform of being Barack Obama’s third term – she totally should, by the way – but it’s hard not to fisk when somebody leads off with a sentence this interruptible. So let me just interject, the one time: Conventional wisdom has it that President Obama’s middling poll numbers will be | Read More »
Martha Robertson (D CAND, New York-23[*]) using already debunked DCCC talking points.
Martha Robertson (D CAND, NY-23), having apparently not learned her lesson about telling lies in the course of campaigning, is doubling down on stupid: Two weeks ago, a local news station ran a story concerning Robertson’s claim that the VA suffered from “decades of underfunding.” That claim had previously been rates as false. Robertson then shifted gears and falsely accused Congressman Reed of voting “against reducing | Read More »
The real question is, are Democratic politicians done with Barack Obama?
I don’t often do this, but I feel that this Hill article about how much Barack Obama hates Washington, wants to leave it, and doesn’t like hanging out with all the other Democrats is missing a couple of key paragraphs at the end. I intend to now provide them. Barack Obama’s detachment from, and disdain of, Washington DC reportedly concerns many Democrats, particularly those running for re-election this year. | Read More »
ISIS reportedly engaged in mass murder, other war crimes in Iraq.
I do not know whether the pictures found at this link have been authenticated, but if these pictures do end up being authenticated so then it needs to be stated for the record that ISIS (or ISIL) is engaged in war crimes and that its members are most emphatically not lawful combatants. Barack Obama and the rest of the Left aside, this means that if local authorities decide to have a quick (as | Read More »
KTSP/SurveyUSA poll in Minnesota shows Mark Dayton, Al Franken having problems.
The same electoral conditions that are giving Democrats severe electoral headwinds right now are also present in Minnesota.
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National Seersucker Day comes back to Congress, thank God.
No, I am not joking about either half of that title. Today, Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-LA) announced that National Seersucker Day has been formally reinstated. A bipartisan Capitol Hill tradition, Members of the House of Representatives typically wear Seersucker on Wednesdays and Senators wear it on Thursdays. The tradition started in 1996 by Trent Lott, and continued until 2012. That year ninnyhammers in the Senate | Read More »