A very contrarian view of Aaron Swartz that will do me no favors.
Sorry for that. But I read this New Yorker piece about Aaron Swartz (short version: was being prosecuted by the government for illegally downloading JSTOR archives; recently committed suicide), and
Democratic Colorado senator Evie Hudak to rape survivor: “Statistics are not on your side.”
Quick background here: essentially, Colorado Democrats have decided to respond to recent criminal mass murders by legislating bans on high-capacity magazines, banning concealed carry, taxing legitimate gun purchases, and requiring
Let us kill the Medicare ‘doc fix.’
Background: the ‘doc fix’ is one of those things that happens in Dizzy City with alarming regularity. Basically, it was set up in order to control Medicare costs by linking
Magpul ready to flee Colorado gun-grabbing laws.
I’m pretty sure that Magpul is not bluffing, here: Colorado’s largest and most profitable manufacturer of high-capacity ammunition magazines has vowed to leave the state if lawmakers pass a measure
State Department: sorry, Mr. President. The Keystone Pipeline can go ahead.
The Obama administration is rapidly running out of wiggle room on the Keystone pipeline: The State Department’s long-awaited environmental report on the Keystone XL pipeline leaves President Barack Obama with
Fallout from Seattle’s killer plastic bag ban policy.
Quick background: Seattle last year instituted a ban on plastic bags and mandated a charge for paper bags, on the grounds that doing so would force consumers to use recyclable
Blast from the past: Michael Barone predicted the Obama Thugocracy in ’08.
The more things change… ‘I need you to go out and talk to your friends and talk to your neighbors,” Barack Obama told a crowd in Elko, Nev. “I want
RS Interview: Craig Stowell.
This was an interesting interview: Craig Stowell, for those who are not familiar with New Hampshire politics, is one of the Republican activists involved who in 2012 successfully fought HB
Progress Kentucky: inbred, racist, xenophobic hicks.
Let me start by noting something: yes, many people have at least a small problem with Mitch McConnell. Including myself, sometimes. But that does not mean that the Vast Right-Wing
Louis Farrakhan endorses Chuck Hagel for Secretary of Defense.
:leaning forward: We win. After arguing that the media is controlled by Jewish interests, [Louis Farrakhan] applauded Hagel’s nomination. “Senator Hagel is in trouble,” Farrakhan said. “But America needs a
Center for American Progress’s silly Social Security sequester small-ball.
With sequester coming in less than a week, there’s a certain amount of sudden nervousness about it… among the DC/Beltway demographic (it’s never a real crisis until it affects the
Andrew Cuomo freaks out over a little hostile media coverage.
Via Instapundit, I’m getting the impression that Andrew Cuomo is apparently very good at turning small PR problems into bigger PR problems. Short version: guy in the state government (Mike
Annnnnnd the Hanford Nuclear Reservation is leaking again.
Yes, “leaking.” Six underground radioactive waste tanks at the nation’s most contaminated nuclear site are leaking, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee said Friday. [snip] The tanks, which already are long past
Ed Markey’s increasingly useful stupid rhetoric on Citizen United and the Dred Scott decision.
Yeah, I think that Massachusetts Senate hopeful Ed Markey’s (D, MA-05) going to have more problems in his primary than he thought that he was going to have in his
Joe Biden gave bad (read: illegal) advice on responsible gun use. To his WIFE.
Background: in what may end up being the most epic Joe Biden Opens His Mouth EVER the Vice President told a Facebook ‘town hall’ hosted by Parenting Magazine that he