All Posts (Page 381)

Deal with it, Ithaca

Posted by  ▪  June 7, 2015

Someone call the PC police.

Deal with it, Ithaca

Posted by
6/7/2015 at 7:30am
Hah, love that in your face attitude. Is dissent still legal in the Socialist Republic of Ithaca? On a Volvo, no less. Spotted in Ithaca by the wife. (No, it’s not my car.)
 

Covered California shows signs of illness

Posted by  ▪  June 6, 2015

Press uninterested in reporting dismal growth and consumer complaints

Covered California shows signs of illness

Posted by
6/6/2015 at 8:00pm
Aleister’s grim update on Vermont’s Obamacare struggles prompted me to double check the status of Covered California, the supposed poster child of successful state exchanges. As I suspected, the prognosis is not good. Covered California has lost bragging rights for highest health-insurance exchange enrollment to Florida, new federal figures show. A total 1.36 million…
Read More...
 

Have we “degraded” ISIS?

Posted by  ▪  June 6, 2015

Is Obama capable?

Have we “degraded” ISIS?

Posted by
6/6/2015 at 6:00pm
In September of 2014, President Obama addressed the nation and described the counterterrorism strategy that he claimed would be used to “degrade and ultimately destroy” ISIS in the Middle East. Since then, the fight to destroy the Islamic State has encountered setbacks that have caused both seasoned military analysts and casual…
Read More...
 
https://www.facebook.com/172336805714/photos/a.10152297517285715.1073741826.172336805714/10152297517305715/?type=1&theater

Vermont Continues to Struggle With Obamacare

Posted by  ▪  June 6, 2015

“The greatest disappointment of my political life.”

Vermont Continues to Struggle With Obamacare

https://www.facebook.com/172336805714/photos/a.10152297517285715.1073741826.172336805714/10152297517305715/?type=1&theater
Posted by
6/6/2015 at 4:30pm
It wasn’t supposed to be this way. The Affordable Care Act was going to bring about the golden age of single payer healthcare in the Green Mountain State. Instead, it went there to die. Activists protested during the new governor’s inauguration, but it made no difference. Now, things are getting worse. Abby Goodnough…
Read More...
 

Comedians Sure Love the Democratic Party

Posted by  ▪  June 6, 2015

Not speaking truth to power

Comedians Sure Love the Democratic Party

Posted by
6/6/2015 at 2:30pm
Many people have written about our media which, with few exceptions, has become an arm of the Democratic Party. The other casualty of this era is the world of comedy. Last year, I wrote about it in a piece titled Cowardly Comedy in the Age of Obama. Little has changed since then. Most…
Read More...
 

Evading Government Scrutiny Is a Crime?

Posted by  ▪  June 6, 2015

“Everyone’s privacy and freedom from unjust arrest is undermined”

Evading Government Scrutiny Is a Crime?

Posted by
6/6/2015 at 12:30pm
I saw this story earlier this week, and it’s been nagging at the back of mind ever since.  Dennis Hastert allegedly engaged in serious sexual misconduct and then paid the victim millions to remain silent; that’s not really defensible on a moral level, and the crimes with which he’s been charged…
Read More...
 

Tony Blair Appointed to Head European Body Fighting Anti-Semitism

Posted by  ▪  June 6, 2015

Is criminalizing speech the answer?

Tony Blair Appointed to Head European Body Fighting Anti-Semitism

Posted by
6/6/2015 at 10:30am
From physical attacks, to vandalism, to verbal attacks on those walking while Jewish, Europe has seen a rise in anti-Semitism in recent years. So much so, that a resolution condemning the rising tide of anti-Semitism in Europe passed the Senate by unanimous vote on Thursday. The resolution, authored by Senator Bob Menendez…
Read More...
 

Making Monsters Week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  June 6, 2015

Your weekly dispatch from the world of higher education.

Making Monsters Week at College Insurrection

Posted by
6/6/2015 at 8:30am
How bad have things gotten on college campuses? This bad. Liberal Prof Says He’s Terrified of His Liberal Students Why College Professors Are Afraid of Their Students Jerry Seinfeld Says Comedians Are Staying Away From Colleges Because They’re Too PC We might need an intervention. Students Clog College Mental Health Centers Due to Anxiety Breaking: College Students Report…
Read More...
 

Terminal Limits

Posted by  ▪  June 6, 2015

We can do that.

Terminal Limits

Posted by
6/6/2015 at 7:00am
From Barbara, spotted in Sarasota, FL: Taken in the parking lot at Mote Marine Aquarium And I agree mostly
 

NBC Atlanta reporter crashed ALEC meeting

Posted by  ▪  June 5, 2015

Proceeds to publish factually inaccurate report. ALEC talks to Erick Erickson about the bizarre episode.

NBC Atlanta reporter crashed ALEC meeting

Posted by
6/5/2015 at 7:30pm
Last week, reporters with NBC’s Atlanta affiliate station crashed the Spring Task Force Summit of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). ALEC, an organization that works with state legislators, think tanks, and policy experts to advocate for limited regulation and reduced taxation, is a favorite target of left-leaning media outlets and…
Read More...
 

Bernie Sanders’ $5.5 Billion Plan to Employ a Million People

Posted by  ▪  June 5, 2015

Math hard

Bernie Sanders’ $5.5 Billion Plan to Employ a Million People

Posted by
6/5/2015 at 6:00pm
With the media busy normalizing socialism for Bernie Sanders, it’s no wonder that few are reporting on his latest plan to spend $5.5 billion to employ a million young people. Bloomberg has the details: The Employ Young Americans Now Act is the sort of legislation that would have struggled even in a…
Read More...
 

NYT’s ‘scoop’ on Sen. Rubio’s driving record backfires

Posted by  ▪  June 5, 2015

The lamest hit piece in the history of hit pieces?

NYT’s ‘scoop’ on Sen. Rubio’s driving record backfires

Posted by
6/5/2015 at 4:15pm
Friday morning, the New York Times deemed Senator Rubio’s driving record news that fit to print. Though it reads like something from the annals of The Onion, the New York Times was completely serious about Sen. Rubio’s troubling speeding tickets from the 90s. Senator Marco Rubio has been in a…
Read More...
 

EPA: Fracking Not A Threat To Drinking Water

Posted by  ▪  June 5, 2015

The EPA finally gets with the program

EPA: Fracking Not A Threat To Drinking Water

Posted by
6/5/2015 at 2:30pm
Another left narrative bites the dust and this time, by the agency considered to be the equivalent of an environmental Pontiff, the Environmental Protection Agency. Hydraulic fracking is still a relatively new technology (as it relates to using it for shale gas deposits). Most people would not have heard of it 10…
Read More...
 

South Carolina Passes Anti-BDS Law

Posted by  ▪  June 5, 2015

Boycotting the boycotters spreads to another state.

South Carolina Passes Anti-BDS Law

Posted by
6/5/2015 at 1:00pm
South Carolina passed an anti-BDS bill, that was signed into law by Gov. Nikki Haley yesterday, prohibiting the state from doing businesses with firm or individuals who engage in a “boycott of a person or an entity based in or doing business with a jurisdiction with whom South Carolina can enjoy open…
Read More...
 

Meet Rick Perry’s wife

Posted by  ▪  June 5, 2015

Anita Perry talks 2012, Rick’s glasses, and how her husband has grown since his last presidential campaign

Meet Rick Perry’s wife

Posted by
6/5/2015 at 11:30am
Speaking from a plane hanger in a Dallas suburb Thursday afternoon, Governor Perry officially launched his second bid for the White House. Flanked by Navy SEALs, Perry was introduced by his wife, Anita. Meet the former first lady of Texas, Anita Perry. Over the years, I’ve often heard Governor Perry refer to…
Read More...
 

Obama’s Continuing Delusions: “Closest thing to a Jew” in White House, ever!

Posted by  ▪  June 5, 2015

Fantasy-based statement may be response to plummeting poll numbers!

Obama’s Continuing Delusions: “Closest thing to a Jew” in White House, ever!

Posted by
6/5/2015 at 10:00am
What is the line between political hyperbole and utter fantasy? Whatever it is, President Obama has completely crossed that particular Rubicon. I recently noted that his assertions that America has become more respected internationally under his watch were not quite based in reality. Now, it appears he has delusions regarding his faith: Speaking…
Read More...
 

Baltimore Mayor’s Staffers Jumping Ship

Posted by  ▪  June 5, 2015

Four high-level staffers resign over 4 business days.

Baltimore Mayor’s Staffers Jumping Ship

Posted by
6/5/2015 at 8:30am
We’re all familiar with the proverb, rats flee a sinking ship. To see this in action on a human scale we need look no further than the offices of Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake. In a story that’s gotten remarkably little news coverage, the Baltimore Sun Times reports that four of the Mayor’s…
Read More...