Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 350)
 

Seattle Restaurants Struggle With New Minimum Wage

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Posted by    Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 7:30pm 3/14/2015 at 7:30pm

A higher minimum wage means more money for low level workers… in theory. The trouble is that raising the minimum wage directly affects the ability of job creators to offer more workers more money. It looks great on paper but doesn’t work well in reality.

For example, we recently reported on a...

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“Republican Overreach” – MSNBC’s Favorite Phrase

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Posted by    Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 4:15pm 3/14/2015 at 4:15pm

As we’ve seen time and time again, there’s no Democrat problem that can’t be solved by Republican overreach. Here’s how it works: A Democrat gets caught in a scandal, Republicans react to it, and suddenly the story is all about the Republicans.

MSNBC is particularly fond of this practice. David Rutz of...

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Unconstitutional Expulsion Week at College Insurrections

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Posted by    Saturday, March 14, 2015 at 8:30am 3/14/2015 at 8:30am

In the explosive case of the SAE fraternity at the University of Oklahoma, no one is defending what the students said.

But Eugene Volokh says the resulting expulsions were unconstitutional.

(Language Warning)

Of course, decisions...

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Photo of Baby in American Flag Sparks Controversy

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Posted by    Friday, March 13, 2015 at 8:30am 3/13/2015 at 8:30am

If you haven’t been reading College Insurrection lately, you may not know that students at UC Irvine recently voted to ban the American flag in their campus center. Their plan was ultimately vetoed and the students who were responsible have since apologized.

Considering all of that, this story is absolutely baffling.

Allahpundit of ...

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Al Sharpton’s Tax Records Destroyed by Fire… Twice

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Posted by    Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 8:30am 3/12/2015 at 8:30am

Al Sharpton’s tax problems are well known. It’s a good thing he isn’t a member of the Tea Party, otherwise he might be in real trouble with the IRS. Luckily for the good reverend, he’s a liberal progressive and therefore subject to a different set of rules.

What you may not have...

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Krauthammer on Hillary: It’s the 1990’s All Over Again

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Posted by    Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 10:00am 3/11/2015 at 10:00am

Hillary’s email scandal is a flashback for anyone who remembers the Bill Clinton years.

Democrats have put all their eggs in one basket for Hillary in 2016 but as Charles Krauthammer observed on Special Report last night, it’s like America has stepped into a time machine.

From National Review:

Krauthammer’s Take: ‘It’s the 90s...

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Fox News Most Trusted – Media Matters Hardest Hit

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at 7:00am 3/10/2015 at 7:00am

Back in December of 2013, Media Matters for America declared victory in its war on FOX News.

Unfortunately for MMFA, American news consumers disagree.

According to a new Quinnipiac poll, FOX News is doing just fine:

Fox News Has Most Trusted Coverage, Or Not, Quinnipiac University National Poll Finds; Tina Fey, Dennis Miller Top...

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CNN Host: “Hands up, Don’t Shoot” Has ‘Symbolic’ Meaning

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Posted by    Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 8:00pm 3/8/2015 at 8:00pm

The Justice Department has confirmed that the entire notion of “Hands Up, Don’t Shoot” was completely false. That hasn’t stopped one CNN host from keeping the meme alive, if only in a “symbolic” way.

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Trey Gowdy: Huge gaps in emails Hillary turned over

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Posted by    Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 4:45pm 3/8/2015 at 4:45pm

Trey Gowdy appeared on Face the Nation today and explained that the emails Hillary has turned over paint an incomplete picture.

Katherine Connell of National Review:

Gowdy: ‘There Are Huge Gaps’ in E-mails Clinton’s Turned Over to Benghazi Committee

Representative Trey Gowdy (R., S.C.), chairman of the House committee investigating the 2012 Benghazi attack,...

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MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell Hits Hillary on Email

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Posted by    Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 8:30pm 3/7/2015 at 8:30pm

Many people in media have been critical of Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server while serving at State, but Lawrence O’Donnell? When Hillary has lost MSNBC…

Daniel Bassali of the Washington Free Beacon has the story:

Lawrence O’Donnell: Clinton Email System Obviously Set Up To Defy FOIA

Questions have arisen following reports...

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Bill Whittle: The leader of the free world loves America

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Posted by    Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 7:00pm 3/7/2015 at 7:00pm

Benjamin Netanyahu’s recent address to congress was the inspiration for the latest edition of Firewall with Bill Whittle.

While some prominent Democrats skipped the speech, Netanyahu warned of the dangers faced by Israel and the west in the face of Islamist terrorists and a nuclear Iran.

Partial transcript and video via ...

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Conservatives on Campus Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 8:30am 3/7/2015 at 8:30am

I think it’s safe to say young conservatives aren’t excited about the prospect of a Jeb Bush presidency.

In other conservative news, campus carry has gotten lots of attention lately.

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Top Dem Strategist on Christie: “We want to kill him dead.”

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Posted by    Friday, March 6, 2015 at 10:00am 3/6/2015 at 10:00am

Remember a few years ago when Democrats took to lecturing conservatives about a new tone?

They don’t.

Brad Woodhouse, former DNC communications chief and current President of liberal super PAC American Bridge, recently made some rather unsavory comments about New Jersey governor Chris Christie.

Alex Pappas of The Daily Caller reported:

Democratic Super PAC Goes...

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Hillary goes full Clintonian with midnight tweet

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Posted by    Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 7:00am 3/5/2015 at 7:00am

The Hillary Clinton email scandal is growing worse by the day. We now know that she not only used a private email account in her time at the State Department but she even hosted it on a private server in her New York residence.

In classic Clintonian doublespeak, Hillary tweeted just before...

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Warren Buffett Stereotypes Alleged Indian as “Violent” and “Angry”

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Posted by    Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 1:30pm 3/3/2015 at 1:30pm

Leaders in the Democratic Party have begun to figure out that if their far left base gets too excited about a candidate like Elizabeth Warren, it could create problems for the presumed nominee, Hillary Clinton.

Weasel Zippers points to a column by Think Progress:

Sexist Warren Buffett Goes On The War Path Against...

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Word Association 2016: Hillary = Foreign Donations and Benghazi

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Posted by    Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 10:00am 3/1/2015 at 10:00am

Ever since the Benghazi attack that killed an American ambassador and three other Americans, Hillary supporting liberals have been calling the incident a non-issue but facts are stubborn things.

They’ll undoubtedly give the same white wash to the fact that the Clinton Foundation has accepted donations from foreign governments.

Yet even MSNBC’s Chris...

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Photo Report from #CPAC2015

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Posted by    Sunday, March 1, 2015 at 8:00am 3/1/2015 at 8:00am

CPAC was a blast. Although I had a hard time getting there, it was worth it.

I was amazed at some of the people I was able to get close to and photograph just by walking around the event. Have a look below.

Here’s Ed Morrissey of Hot Air and Erick Erickson of ...

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