Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 319)
 

Jay Carney Jr. (aka Josh Earnest): IRS Scandal just Republican conspiracy theory

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Posted by    Saturday, June 21, 2014 at 7:00am 6/21/2014 at 7:00am

The new White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest is in a hurry to outpace his predecessor when it comes to untruths and spin.

When asked about the ridiculous claims surrounding Lois Lerner’s lost emails by the White House press pool on Friday, Earnest flippantly brushed off concerns as a Republican driven...

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Is timing of Benghazi suspect capture an issue?

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 9:00am 6/18/2014 at 9:00am

James Rosen asks a valid question as Jen Psaki proves once again that she’s the new Jay Carney.

Now that Ahmed abu Khattalah has finally been captured, it’s perfectly legitimate to question the timing and the method of his capture.

If Khattalah could be found for

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Clintons Back Estate Taxes, Except When They’re Avoiding Them

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Posted by    Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 7:30am 6/18/2014 at 7:30am

In a classic case of liberal double standards, Bill and Hillary Clinton are enjoying the use of the very tax loopholes they want to end for average Americans.

Richard Rubin of Bloomberg reports:

Wealthy Clintons Use Trusts to Limit Estate Tax They Back

Bill and Hillary Clinton have long supported an estate tax to...

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Romney still trolling Obama and Hillary on Iraq

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Posted by    Monday, June 16, 2014 at 12:00pm 6/16/2014 at 12:00pm

In an appearance on Meet the Press on Sunday, Mitt Romney was asked about the situation in Iraq and laid blame at the feet of President Obama and Hillary Clinton.

Andrew Johnson of National Review comments:

Mitt Romney believes the growing problems in Iraq are just the latest example of the Obama administration’s...

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Communist Party USA Celebrates 95th Anniversary in Chicago

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Posted by    Sunday, June 15, 2014 at 4:42pm 6/15/2014 at 4:42pm

Chicago long has been a center of Communist Party USA activity.

This video from 2011 shows the CPUSA protesting in support of the Occupy movement in Chicago:

Today in Chicago was the 95th Anniversary celebration, as Ron Grossman of the Chicago Tribune reports:

Communist Party USA gathers in Chicago

“I finally realized, I didn’t...

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Should Democrats be Worried About Running Hillary?

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Posted by    Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 3:37pm 6/14/2014 at 3:37pm

It’s just a given that Hillary Clinton will get the Democratic nomination if she runs in 2016 but last week must be giving some Democrats second thoughts.

This editorial from Investor’s Business Daily outlines the problem:

Dems Face Hard Choices After Hillary’s Awful Book Tour Week

If Hillary Clinton’s much ballyhooed — and ultimately...

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Joe Biden in 2010 – Iraq Will Be ‘One Of The Greatest Achievements’ of This Administration

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Posted by    Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 11:03am 6/14/2014 at 11:03am

This inconvenient flashback is brought to you by the Washington Free Beacon:

Vice President Joe Biden predicted in 2010 that Iraq would be “one of the greatest achievements” of the Obama administration.

Appearing on CNN’s Larry King Live, Biden told King “It [Iraq] could be one of the greatest achievements of this administration.”...

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Progressive Victims Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, June 14, 2014 at 8:30am 6/14/2014 at 8:30am

George Will recently wrote that colleges have become victims of progressivism.

Too bad so many people go there willingly…

Of course, some people really are forced to deal with extreme situations.

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CNN’s new Political Director smeared Romneys as racist in 2012

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Posted by    Sunday, June 8, 2014 at 1:55pm 6/8/2014 at 1:55pm

Do you remember David Chalian? He was a reporter for Yahoo! back in 2012 and while covering the Republican National Convention he was caught on tape smearing the Romneys and implying that they were racists as to blacks suffering from Hurricane Isaac:

“They’re not concerned at all. They’re happy to have a...

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Bill Whittle Goes There – Is Obama Evil or Stupid?

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Posted by    Sunday, June 8, 2014 at 8:00am 6/8/2014 at 8:00am

In the latest edition of Afterburner, Bill Whittle examines the Bergdahl swap but first touches on Fast and Furious, Obamacare, Benghazi and the IRS scandal. In all of these cases, Bill reminds us that Obama is ignorant and is just as mad as you are. In every case one must ultimately...

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Shudder: Imagine Susan Rice as Secretary of State

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Posted by    Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 6:25pm 6/7/2014 at 6:25pm

Susan Rice was an Obama favorite for Secretary of State, but withdrew from consideration after intense criticism of her handling of Benghazi talking points on Sunday morning shows.

You may remember that earlier this week, Susan Rice was sticking with her claim that Bowe Bergdahl served with honor and distinction.

As of this...

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Unaffirmative Action Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 8:30am 6/7/2014 at 8:30am

An odd thing is happening at UCLA.

Race based admissions…

Something ugly is also happening at Temple University.

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“It doesn’t matter what his motives were, we all took an oath”

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Posted by    Saturday, June 7, 2014 at 7:00am 6/7/2014 at 7:00am

Soldiers who served with Bowe Bergdahl were in the news a lot this week offering their opinions on the situation and most of them are clearly not happy with Bergdahl being portrayed as a hero.

For the sin of interfering with the preferred narrative, these men have been accused of swift-boating Bergdahl...

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Hillary Book Offers Weak Spin on Benghazi

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Posted by    Monday, June 2, 2014 at 1:00pm 6/2/2014 at 1:00pm

Hillary Clinton and her closest allies know that Benghazi spells big trouble for her in 2016, especially with a select committee poised to launch a new investigation with a fresh round of questions.

With that in mind, it’s no surprise that Clinton is trying to cut them off at the pass by...

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Bob Woodward Pans Obama’s Foreign Policy Speech

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Posted by    Sunday, June 1, 2014 at 5:00pm 6/1/2014 at 5:00pm

Veteran Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward was on FOX News Sunday today. When Chris Wallace asked him to opine on Obama’s recent foreign policy speech, Woodward explained why it was so ineffective.

Here’s the clip.

Amir Taheri was even less impressed. From the New York Post…

Obama speaks loudly and carries a small stick

Until...

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Mother Jones Unwittingly Makes a Case for the Keystone Pipeline

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Posted by    Sunday, June 1, 2014 at 3:00pm 6/1/2014 at 3:00pm

The reliably leftist publication Mother Jones has noticed that using trains to transport oil hasn’t worked out too well over the last few years.

Too bad there’s no safer way to transport fuel.

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But he knows nothing: Obama on Veterans Affairs Committee 2005-2008

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Posted by    Sunday, June 1, 2014 at 1:00pm 6/1/2014 at 1:00pm

Obama and many of his supporters have claimed that problems with the VA go back many years.

While there is some truth to that, they’ve neglected to point out that prior to becoming president, Senator Barack Obama served on the Veterans Affairs Committee.

This was a very good catch by Weasel Zippers…

Yesterday, Barack...

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