Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 257)
 

IRS Scandal Expands to Include Pro-Israel Groups

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Posted by    Thursday, May 29, 2014 at 11:30am 5/29/2014 at 11:30am

While the IRS assault on Tea Party groups is well known, another equally disturbing development is taking shape at the beleaguered agency.

Alana Goodman of The Washington Free Beacon reported…

Lawsuit Alleging IRS Discrimination Against Pro-Israel Groups Moves Forward

A lawsuit alleging that the IRS discriminates against pro-Israel groups will be allowed to move...

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Krauthammer: Obama Afghanistan Announcement an Act of Narcissism

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 11:30am 5/28/2014 at 11:30am

For anyone who’s not aware, before becoming one of America’s most respected political analysts, Charles Krauthammer was a highly respected psychiatrist. In fact, he was the chief of psychiatry at Mass General Hospital in Boston and it doesn’t get much better than that.

Many Americans, including conservatives, believe America should reduce its...

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White House Quietly Releases Regulatory Agenda on Holiday Weekend

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Posted by    Monday, May 26, 2014 at 9:00am 5/26/2014 at 9:00am

The Obama administration is fond of releasing news on Fridays and holiday weekends. Most people aren’t paying close attention to the media and a story can easily get buried without notice.

Benjamin Goad of The Hill writes…

White House unveils regulatory agenda

The White House unveiled its semiannual regulatory agenda Friday, detailing its plans...

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Democrats Grumble About Obama … in Private

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Posted by    Sunday, May 25, 2014 at 4:08pm 5/25/2014 at 4:08pm

Obama’s fumbling of the VA scandal has even caused some Democrats to quietly criticize the president.

Daniel Halper writes at The Weekly Standard…

Democrats Privately Calling Obama ‘Detached,’ ‘Flat Footed,’ ‘Incompetent’

CNN’s John...

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Voxsplaining Opposition to Obamacare

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Posted by    Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 3:57pm 5/24/2014 at 3:57pm

Senator Jay Rockefeller’s recent comments about Obamacare and racism have sparked a mini-firestorm of controversy.

Luckily, we have Ezra Klein to Voxsplain the situation..

Racists are likelier to oppose health reform when they think about Barack Obama

On Wednesday, Sen. Jay...

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Guess Who Nancy Pelosi Blames for the VA Scandal

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Posted by    Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 11:51am 5/24/2014 at 11:51am

Nancy Pelosi gave Harry Reid the weekend off from raving about the Koch Brothers but was unable to come up with a new villain to blame for the VA scandal. Old habits die hard.

Joel Gehrke of The Washington Examiner…

Nancy Pelosi blames George W. Bush for Veterans Affairs scandal

House Minority Leader Nancy...

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Commencement Fail Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, May 24, 2014 at 8:30am 5/24/2014 at 8:30am

If nothing else, the Class of 2014 will be remembered for commencement season.

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Obama Response to VA Scandal Slammed on… CNN?

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Posted by    Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 8:30am 5/22/2014 at 8:30am

CNN reporter Drew Griffin has been at the front of the VA scandal and was asked for his opinion of Obama’s response on Jake Tapper’s program. He was less than impressed.

Andrew Johnson of National Review has the story…

CNN Reporter Scolds Obama for Inaction on VA

Drew Griffin, a CNN reporter who has...

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White House Won’t Confirm Obama’s Sequester Pay Cut

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Posted by    Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at 7:00am 5/21/2014 at 7:00am

When Obama was claiming the sequester would be disastrous, he said he’d take a cut in pay.

Did he? No one seems to know.

Ellison Barber of the Washington Free Beacon provided an update yesterday…

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Dems cut and run from claim Republican Iraq Vet a coward

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Posted by    Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 9:10am 5/18/2014 at 9:10am

Republican Lee Zeldin is running for congress in New York and is an Iraq War veteran.

That didn’t stop the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee from accusing Zeldin of being a coward.

Alex Pappas of the Daily Caller reported:

In a post on its website, the campaign arm of the House Democrats is asking whether...

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Remington Moving Two Production Lines From New York to Alabama

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Posted by    Sunday, May 18, 2014 at 7:00am 5/18/2014 at 7:00am

After New York State passed the “SAFE Act” gun control law, there were fears that Remington Arms, a major employer in the economically depressed upstate area would leave.

Slowly, that appears to be happening.  First, Remington announced it was opening a plant in Alabama, for future expansion.  But politicians assured us that...

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Is Dr. Ben Carson Going to Run for President?

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Posted by    Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 2:30pm 5/17/2014 at 2:30pm

A better question might be should Dr. Ben Carson run for president?

It’s no secret that Dr. Carson enjoys tremendous support from American conservatives. When he spoke at CPAC in March of this year, the audience was sprinkled with signs which read “Run Ben, Run” but that doesn’t necessarily form the basis...

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Satanists at Harvard – The devil is in the details

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Posted by    Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 11:00am 5/17/2014 at 11:00am

Much has already been written about the Satanic black mass which was supposed to take place at Harvard last week but I feel MSNBC’s recent participation in the story warrants one more post on the subject.

In the video below, MSNBC’s Chris Hayes attempts to make some moral equivalency between Satanism, Christianity,...

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Check Your Own Damn Privilege Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 8:30am 5/17/2014 at 8:30am

Checking your privilege is all the rage on college campuses these days.

Of course, if you don’t want to check your privilege, there are alternatives.

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Hillary “Asleep at the Wheel” on Boko Haram and Benghazi

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Posted by    Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 7:00pm 5/11/2014 at 7:00pm

The Daily Beast’s Josh Rogin has written a new piece about Hillary Clinton’s refusal to brand Boko Haram as terrorists during her time at the State Department…

The State Department under Hillary Clinton fought hard against placing the al Qaeda-linked militant group Boko Haram on its official list of...

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Microaggression Mania in new PSA from MTV

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Posted by    Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 5:30pm 5/11/2014 at 5:30pm

We have covered Migroaggression Mania before, 2014 – Year of the Microaggression.

It’s no secret that MTV leans left but a new PSA from the channel aimed at young people clearly plays into the left’s everyone-is-racist-and-sexist meme.

Truth Revolt, for which Ben Shapiro serves as editor, recently noted that MTV partnered with organizations...

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Shocking Report Suggests Obamacare Still Unpopular

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Posted by    Sunday, May 11, 2014 at 3:30pm 5/11/2014 at 3:30pm

You know things aren’t going well when the Washington Post is forced to report bad news for Democrats.

Scott Clement and Aaron Blake recently wrote…

Why Obamacare isn’t getting any more popular — and probably won’t

In just one week, a barrage of national polling has reached the same verdict: Obamacare’s Rocky Balboa-esque announcement...

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