The refusal to pass the abortion bill for preventing pain for babies was a GOP betrayal, nothing less.
Recently, the Republican-dominated Congress suddenly changed their minds about an abortion bill they had already passed. As the Federalist notes, this cannot be excused. It means the Republican Party is deliberately destroying the wishes of a majority of voters—especially in their own party: “Why Everyone Should Be Terrified By The GOP’s Abortion Bill Debacle.”
Pro-lifers were promised Read more [...]
A Democrat billionaire politician has demanded that the middle class “have less things”? Why the outrage?
This editorial in the Denver Post seems really outraged: “Jeff Greene's patronizing twaddle from Davos.”
Sounds like a rather dismissive title.
But the first thing I thought when I read the piece was, “Why are they so mad? The mainstream media is constantly endorsing super-rich liberals who advocate higher energy costs and other expenses that would be devastating to the Read more [...]
You see political privilege when a state senator claims to be exempt from DUI laws the rest of us must obey.
There is an argument some will make that DUI laws are too strict and somewhat arbitrary. Others will disagree. I can respect both sides of the argument. What I can’t respect is someone who wants the laws to stay in place for everyone except himself because he is so special.
So now we have this report from WKYT: “State senator wants DUI charge dismissed based on 1891 rule.”
A Read more [...]
The TSA is boasting about weapons found in carryons, but the agency exists to protect us from a real terrorist attack.
The USA Today released what is essentially a Transportation Security Administration public relations memo: “TSA finds record number of firearms in carry-on bags.”
A record 2,212 firearms — most of them loaded — were discovered in travelers' carry-on bags at U.S. airports last year, according to 2014 statistics released today by the Department of Homeland Security.
Transportation Read more [...]
Offering to allow readers to flag “fake” news could also be a way of stifling dissent.
According to Reuters, “Facebook clamps down on fake news stories.”
Facebook Inc said on Tuesday it has taken steps to clamp down on "hoaxes" and fake news stories that can spread like wildfire on its 1.35-billion member online social network.
The company said it had introduced an option to allow Facebook users to flag a story as "purposefully fake or deceitful news" to reduce the distribution of Read more [...]
Why should they be punished if Dorian Johnson was rewarded with a city job?
According to a report in the Smoking Gun (“Surveillance Video Shows Tidal Wave Of Looters Ransacking Ferguson, Missouri Market.”), authorities are asking for assistance to identify nearly 200 looters who took part in a grand theft following the decision not to indict Officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson.
In a bid to identify more than 180 looters, police today released surveillance video from inside a Ferguson, Read more [...]
When the government helps jobless people it doesn’t help them find work.
When we are forced to “invest” in people who aren't working... what do they do with their time? In other words, what benefit does the nation receive for its “investment”?
The New York Times published an answer under the headline: “How Nonemployed Americans Spend Their Weekdays: Men vs. Women.”
Watching television and movies is a significantly more common activity for the nonemployed than looking for Read more [...]
No one who understands what the Bible says about humanity would advocate centralized power, which is why we are heading toward “famine.”
The rich get richer, while the poor get poorer—and struggle just to get by.
The reason this saying is so enduring, is that it describes the results when sinful men are granted too much power. Every just system of governance must start with an accurate sociology that takes into account the darkness in the hearts of men.
This is the central and Read more [...]
There is a new common core approaching. It is civics testing. There is talk among some in the Missouri House of Representatives to require High School students to pass a civics test prior to graduation. As reported in the Southeast Missourian,
Rep. Kathy Swan, R-Cape Girardeau, sponsor of the “Missouri Civics Education Initiative” bill, said “active, engaged citizenship starts with civics education.” She also said high-school graduates should have the same basic knowledge of the nation’s Read more [...]
Chris Christie’s takeover of Atlantic City shows the path from debt to despotism.
Atlantic City has a city mayor who was elected by the people. He is still in office. But it is questionable how much power he has now. The state executive is taking over the city. Reportedly, “officials stopped short” of calling it a “takeover,” but Newser.com uses that terminology and so did a headline at NJ.com, until word “takeover” was replaced with “emergency plan.” Perhaps all such references Read more [...]
No one will be shocked to learn that President Obama told untruths in the State of the Union address.
More than one mainstream media outlet has pointed out to various false statements in Barack Obama’s last State of the Union address.
While Obama boasted on giving us a healed economy by his miraculous powers, the Associated Press disagreed that it was going so well: “FACT CHECK: Obama claims credit for an incomplete recovery
By many measures, the economy is still recovering from the Read more [...]
It's not a totally done deal yet, but the New York Times reports (with indignity) that the Department of Justice is preparing a report that will recommend Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson not be charged with federal civil rights violations in the shooting of black teenage thug Michael Brown.
The FBI investigation into the incident that sparked months of rioting funded by left-wing extremist groups found that there was no -- repeat, NO -- evidence to support civil rights charges, despite months Read more [...]