Posts by Mike LaChance  (Page 360)
 

Rand Paul Straddling Presidential and Senate Campaigns

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Posted by    Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 10:00am 8/20/2015 at 10:00am

Rand Paul is dealing with some tricky rules as he tries to run for president and hold on to his senate seat at the same time. Chris Moody of CNN reports:

Rand Paul’s tough choice

Rand Paul has a choice: Spend nearly half a million dollars to keep his increasingly longshot presidential ambitions...

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John Kasich is Compassionate Conservatism 2.0

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 10:00am 8/19/2015 at 10:00am

In the race for the 2016 Republican nomination, John Kasich is being taken seriously because he’s been a popular governor for Ohio, and because…well…Ohio.

As you may recall, his biggest applause lines in the first GOP debate were for his stance on caring for the mentally ill and for citing God’s unconditional...

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Hillary Milhous Clinton?

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 8:30am 8/18/2015 at 8:30am

Bob Woodward and his Washington Post colleague Carl Bernstein broke the Watergate story over forty years ago but everything old has become new again.

Yesterday on MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Woodward made a direct comparison between Hillary Clinton’s emails and Nixon’s tapes. Jesse Byrnes of The Hill:

Bob Woodward compares Clinton emails to...

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The Great Unlearning

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Posted by    Sunday, August 16, 2015 at 3:00pm 8/16/2015 at 3:00pm

In the newest edition of Afterburner, Bill Whittle examines the dumbing-down of American society with an eye to the causes, effects and possible solutions.

Whittle opens by noting that conspiracy theories about the moon landing and 9/11 have become mainstream. He goes on to explain the difference between ignorance and a lack...

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Record $2.6 Trillion tax revenue not enough to feed federal gov’t beast

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Posted by    Sunday, August 16, 2015 at 9:30am 8/16/2015 at 9:30am

Since the beginning of fiscal year 2015, the federal government has taken in a staggering $2.6 trillion in tax revenue. Despite this record breaking haul, the United States is still operating in the red.

Terence P. Jeffrey of CNS News reports:

$2,672,414,000,000: Federal Taxes Set Record Through July; $17,955 Per Worker–Feds Still Run...

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Are Bernie Sanders’ big crowds any match for the Clinton Machine?

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Posted by    Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 5:30pm 8/15/2015 at 5:30pm

Plenty of people in political media are taking note of the large crowds Bernie Sanders is drawing at his events, but at the end of the day, it still might not be enough for Sanders to trounce Clinton.

Philip Bump of the

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Dr. Ben Carson: Abortion Number One Killer of Blacks

http://insider.foxnews.com/2015/08/13/dr-ben-carson-stands-comments-planned-parenthood-targets-black-communities
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Posted by    Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 10:30am 8/15/2015 at 10:30am
http://insider.foxnews.com/2015/08/13/dr-ben-carson-stands-comments-planned-parenthood-targets-black-communities

Dr. Ben Carson appeared on Your World with Neil Cavuto this week and spoke about Planned Parenthood, calling abortion the number one killer of black people.

Later in the week, he was asked about his comments on the O’Reilly Factor by guest host Eric Bolling and stood by his statement.

Ken Meyer of ...

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Social Studies Week at College Insurrection

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Posted by    Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 8:30am 8/15/2015 at 8:30am

These students shouldn’t feel bad. The chair of the DNC couldn’t answer the question either.

Speaking of Socialism…

What higher ed bubble?

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Fidel Castro Says America Owes Millions to Cuba

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Posted by    Friday, August 14, 2015 at 11:30am 8/14/2015 at 11:30am

The U.S. reopened its embassy in Cuba yesterday, which also happened to be Fidel Castro’s 89th birthday.

Castro used the occasion to insist that the United States owes Cuba millions of dollars over the trade embargo.

Yahoo News reported:

Fidel Castro to US: You owe us millions

Fidel Castro marked his 89th birthday Thursday by...

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Lois Lerner Emails: Republicans are Evil and Dishonest

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Posted by    Friday, August 14, 2015 at 8:30am 8/14/2015 at 8:30am

Lois Lerner is back in the news. According to a new report, emails Lerner sent to a friend reveal that the called Republicans evil and dishonest.

She also criticized the Citizens United ruling as one of the worst things to happen in the United States.

Andrew Kugle of the Washington Free Beacon:

Lois Lerner:...

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Carly Fiorina on Opposing Obamacare as a Cancer Survivor

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Posted by    Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 10:00am 8/13/2015 at 10:00am

Carly Fiorina appeared on CNN this week with Jake Tapper who asked her how she could oppose Obamacare as a cancer survivor. Tapper respectfully pointed out that she’s a survivor of breast cancer and asked about the provision which requires coverage of pre-existing conditions.

Fiorina responded by saying that while she supports...

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Jon Stewart demands proof of his pro-Obama Bias – Here it is

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Posted by    Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 7:00am 8/13/2015 at 7:00am

The last time I wrote about Jon Stewart, I noted that his last show was the same night as the first Republican debate and that I looked forward to seeing a ratings comparison for that night. In case you haven’t heard, the debate won and it wasn’t even close.

In one of...

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Wounded Veteran Makes Case Against Iran Deal in Powerful New Video

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Posted by    Wednesday, August 12, 2015 at 7:00am 8/12/2015 at 7:00am

The man in the video below is Sergeant Robert Bartlett who was wounded in Iraq in 2005.

Bartlett is part of a group called Veterans Against the Deal which obviously opposes the Iran Nuclear Deal. The video makes a very strong statement because you’re hearing from someone who has experienced the brutality...

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Mississippi Couple Arrested for Plotting to Join ISIS on Their Honeymoon

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 2:30pm 8/11/2015 at 2:30pm

A Mississippi couple has been arrested for planning to join ISIS during their honeymoon in Syria. They were taken into custody as they were preparing to board a flight for Istanbul.

CNN reports:

Feds: Mississippi couple planned to join ISIS in Syria

Two Mississippi residents were arrested last weekend and charged with attempting to...

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Gun Hating Little House on the Prairie Star Running for Congress

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Posted by    Tuesday, August 11, 2015 at 8:30am 8/11/2015 at 8:30am

As a member of Generation X, I have a very clear memory of 1970’s TV shows. In the days before cable, our choices were limited but the quality of many shows was much higher.

Every week, my entire family would sit down together to watch certain programs and one of them...

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How the Democrats’ debate problem could hurt Hillary

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Posted by    Monday, August 10, 2015 at 1:00pm 8/10/2015 at 1:00pm

The Democratic Party recently released its primary debate schedule and compared to the prolonged schedule of 2008, it’s tiny.

Party leaders are obviously trying to protect Hillary Clinton by limiting the amount of damage that could be done to her campaign in debate soundbites and video clips, but her Democratic rivals are...

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CBS Interviews Walker But Only Wants to Talk About Trump

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Posted by    Sunday, August 9, 2015 at 9:30am 8/9/2015 at 9:30am

Scott Walker appeared on CBS This Morning Friday to talk about his campaign and how he did in the debate.

Oddly enough, as soon as Walker started talking about Hillary Clinton, Norah O’Donnell wanted to shift the conversation to Donald Trump and obviously wanted Walker to answer for Trump’s words...

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