It’s Time to Vacate the Speaker’s Chair
This year began with an election on whether should continue as the Speaker of the House of Representatives. A number of brave House conservatives, led by , Tom Massie, and , waged a historic effort to deny Boehner the Speakership. What resulted was an earth-shattering groundswell of grassroots opposition to Boehner that shocked every Republican congressman. It was unsuccessful only because a handful of otherwise | Read More »
The GOP and Failure Theater
Sometimes you find terms that are so perfect that you just can’t let them pass. A good friend acquainted me with the idea of Cargo Cult Economics. Ace at Ace of Spades introduced me to a new one in the aftermath of the House and Senate kowtowing to a lawless action by Obama: Failure Theater. Failure Theater is the process by which the Establishment deliberately | Read More »
@Politico writer @GlennThrush: Hillary violating federal law is “badass”
So the newest defense as Hillary’s media bootlicks and catchfarts circle the wagon is that not only did Republicans use private email accounts but Hillary blatantly violating federal law and putting national security at risk was really “badass.” You know, the kind of badass you want in a president when that phone rings at 3 AM — and it isn’t the cops telling her that | Read More »
Democrats vow to protect Boehner
Has this ever happened before in the history of the House of Representatives? A profoundly ineffective Speaker, a Speaker so weak that he has to depend on Democrat votes to pass legislation, is given assurances by the opposition party that they will protect him against his own caucus? Via The Hill: A number of right-wing Republicans, long wary of Boehner’s commitment to GOP efforts attacking | Read More »
Breaking: Right to Work has passed in Wisconsin.
Right to work will be established in Wisconsin next week.
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Big February Jobs Report and Apple is Added to the Dow
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the February jobs report, the story told by the raw numbers and Apple replacing AT&T in the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
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FREAK regulation leaves us less secure
The liberals, anarchists, and socialists are all telling us how Obama’s new Internet regulation plan is such a great idea. They say we need to trust government bureaucrats to keep us better off, making the Internet more like the DMV, instead of managed by corporations which are evil because they invest, compete, and create incentives were better, faster Internet for us, makes more money for | Read More »
WHOSE hill? OUR hill! WHOSE hill? OUR hill!
Capitol Hill is America’s hill, not the Democratic party’s. We reserve the right to have our kids slide down on it when it snows.
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The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Friends: Hillary’s Email, King v. Burwell, Net Neutrality & CPAC
Welcome back to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Friends! Tonight’s panel features regulars Scott Lincicome of the Cato Institute, F. Bill McMorris of the Washington Free Beacon, Jay Caruso of Pocket Full of Liberty, and guest Brian Faughnan of the LIBRE Initiative. Also, producer Aaron Gardner joins the panel as a contributor tonight as the guys talk Hillary’s private email account, the King v. | Read More »