Why Did Ted Cruz Flip-Flop on Edward Snowden?

I have felt that Ted Cruz has been shifting his positions lately but I didn’t have concrete details about it until I saw Ben Swan’s video. Please watch it if you have time: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3VlL33JBb0s Swan is absolutely correct about Edward Snowden’s role in legislation. Snowden empowered Congress to deal (however weakly) with NSA surveillance because, until he blew the whistle, Congress was kept ignorant of it. Edward Snowden is a hero and Ted Cruz’s earlier statements Read more […]

RNC Punishes the National Review for Attacking Donald Trump

You have probably heard of The National Review’s issue devoted to attacking Donald Trump. Even if you are in favor of attacking Trump, the National Review has a history of attacking Patrick Buchanan, Ron Paul, and others. And we all know they would have happily ordered us to support Jeb Bush. The Republican National Committee has “disinvited” the National Review from the next debate.  Politico reports, National Review agreed to partner with NBC for the Republican debate scheduled for Read more […]

I’ve Got to Admit This Bernie Sanders Ad is Brilliant!

It’s got Simon and Garfunkel, people cheering, and a child carrying a calf. Most importantly, the entire video is devoid of any intellectual content. It is thus irrefutable. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2nwRiuh1Cug By carefully bypassing rational thought, Bernie Sanders definitely plays to his strengths. The man who insists he is not a career politician after 25 years in Congress would be wise to avoid logic altogether. One might deduce a couple of implied arguments: 1. Bernie Sanders Read more […]

Walmart Should Stop Trying to Placate Living Wage Leftists

Otherwise, they are committing suicide. It is impossible to placate the Left. You only encourage them. I recently posted about Walmart closing hundreds of stores and raised the possibility that this was the result of Walmart’s wage increase. Now Tyler Durden of ZeroHedge weighs in on the issue, telling Walmart that they should “never listen to the left.” Back when Walmart raised the wage Mark Horne raised the possibility that the retail giant was hoping to stop criticism. For Durden, there Read more […]

Another Tragedy Shows the Importance of Gun Ownership

Most people who elect to spend money on lottery tickets and not on gun ownership do just fine, except for the wasted money on lottery tickets. Craigory Burch Jr. and everyone around him probably thought he was luckier than most unarmed lottery players. He won $434,272. But he wasn’t lucky at all. He would have been luckier if he’d never won the money. You know what comes next. After his winnings were announced (all over the local media one can assume) the door of Burch’s residence Read more […]

The Problem of the Sexless Japanese Still Continues

Mark Horne posted about this problem over a year ago. Now McClatchy reports that nothing has improved. There are still a growing number of sexless Japanese. Japan is well known for many things, and its obsession with sex is one of them. It has one of the most robust pornographic and adult-toy industries in the world and airs TV commercials for items as banal as candy that feature sexually suggestive themes. It even has an annual fertility festival that parades two five-foot-tall penis sculptures Read more […]

Bob Dole Would Prefer Donald Trump to Ted Cruz

Donald Trump has obviously benefitted from an anti-politician feeling among Americans. He is perceived as the heroic outsider and the ultimate anti-establishment candidate. Establishment mouthpieces have claimed that he is an existential threat to the Republican Establishment. But maybe Ted Cruz is the anti-establishment President despite a history in government and his status as a Senator. Even Donald Trump seems to affirm that Cruz is more of an outsider by saying that everybody hates him and Read more […]

Donald Trump Bribes Iowa Voters with Ethanol

Sarah Palin, in her deeply misguided endorsement of Donald Trump, said that “crony capitalists” want “bloated budgets” to “suck off them.” But Trump has shown that the Iowa people are all crony capitalists feeding off bloated budgets. From the Hill: Donald Trump said Tuesday that federal regulators should increase the amount of ethanol blended into the nation’s gasoline supply. Speaking at an event hosted by the Iowa Renewable Fuels Association, Trump, a real estate mogul and the Read more […]

Donald Trump Represents “the Middle Finger segment of the American Electorate”

At the 1:24 mark, Dennis Goldford of Drake University says it in the AP report below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6CMUOlLTXNo I was enraged that Sarah Palin endorsed Donald Trump ahead of the primaries. But there was one paragraph in her speech that really expressed Trump’s appeal. It is a little bit choppy but it is mostly understandable: Trump’s candidacy, it has exposed not just that tragic ramifications of that betrayal of the transformation of our country, but too, he has exposed Read more […]

If Bernie Sanders Will Bring Gridlock Maybe He’d Be Better than Hillary Clinton

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IOxc0ly-ftg Make no mistake, I think both Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders would be horrible Presidents. I’m not suggesting that conservatives do anything for or against one or the other except try to make sure both are defeated. But in the video above it is interesting to see why Hillary Clinton opposes Bernie Sanders and his universal healthcare plan. Not because it is harmful, unjust, and based on delusion. No. The only problem is that it will never happen. Read more […]

The Senate Doesn’t Hate Ted Cruz because of His Personality, but His Politics

Maybe “hate” is too strong a word. The issue was raised by Donald Trump and the Washington Times ran a story about it. Donald Trump’s claim that Sen. Ted Cruz is “nasty” and “everybody hates” him in Washington isn’t ringing true with his Senate colleagues, who say he’s a passionate legislator — though they haven’t rushed to embrace the Texan, either. So Trump says they hate Ted Cruz. The thing to keep in mind is that the Washington Times attempts to serve a conservative, Read more […]

Neighbors Sue Over Kids Playing in Yard

People with children are allowed to let them play in the yard. This is true even for children who don’t go to a regular school. CBS Dallas Fort Worth reports, But Counts is being sued for a playhouse that her neighbors say is upsetting their “tranquil quality of life” and quote “creating noise issues as well as visibility issues for them and their pets,” according to minutes from an HOA meeting. Those neighbors are Irving and Anita Ward. Irving Ward declined to comment on his lawsuit Read more […]