The One Where An Obama-Supporter Questions Rand Paul’s Experience

Unbelievable. Under the headline, “The GOP’s Amateur Hour,” Richard Cohen wrote in the Washington Post, Not to put too fine a point on it, but what has Rand Paul ever done? Oh, sure, he’s a member of the U.S. Senate, but only a freshman, and it’s the only political office he has held. He’s an ophthalmologist, a father, a husband and the son of Ron Paul, who used to run for president. So now it is son Rand who is doing so. Aside from family tradition, the question is why? Yes. He Read more […]

The Washington Post Uses Obama-As-Peacenik Gambit to Fool Conservatives On Obama’s Foreign Policy

The editorial board of the Washington Post is not a group that any conservative should trust, but this is especially true when they attack President Obama. It begins thus: FOR FIVE YEARS, President Obama has led a foreign policy based more on how he thinks the world should operate than on reality. It was a world in which “the tide of war is receding” and the United States could, without much risk, radically reduce the size of its armed forces. Other leaders, in this vision, would behave rationally Read more […]

Congress Uses Budget To Secretly Defund Plan For Military Takeover Of CIA Drone Program

So, while defunding Obamacare is some kind of gross abuse of authority, defunding the Obama Administration’s plans to move the drone program from the CIA to the military is just fine for liberals. They can micromanage the executive branch through legislation and funding. The Washington Post reports: Congress has moved to block President Obama’s plan to shift control of the U.S. drone campaign from the CIA to the Defense Department, inserting a secret provision in the massive government spending Read more […]

Law Enforcement Is Changing: Drones Being Used More Often

I can’t say if this is bad news, but it is something we need to be aware of and watch closely. Law enforcement has increasingly been using drones. Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies are increasingly borrowing border-patrol drones for domestic surveillance operations, newly released records show, a harbinger of what is expected to become the commonplace use of unmanned aircraft by police. Customs and Border Protection, which has the largest U.S. drone fleet of its kind outside the Read more […]

Two Pinocchios Is Still A Whitewash Of Harry Reid’s Obamacare Claims

“Right now, as we speak, there are 9 million Americans who have health care that didn’t have it before.” –Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), interview on CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Jan. 5, 2014 The fact checker continues trying to make the regime seem plausible. There have been lots of numbers tossed around about enrollment under the Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Obamacare, but Reid’s figure certainly jumped out at us, given the administration is backing away from its Read more […]

Childish Pretense That American Law Does Not Value Sexual Pleasure

The Washington Post gave space to Margo Kaplan, an assistant professor of law at Rutgers School of Law-Camden, so she could claim that “our courts and legislatures are still strangely squeamish about sexual pleasure, tending to treat it as a topic to be avoided or an immoral indulgence the state should prevent.” Cutting through her verbiage, Kaplan wants the courts and culture to recognize a right to sexual pleasure that will weigh against any law or proposed law that might restrict such pleasure. Read more […]

Washington Post: The Embedded Tick On The Potomac Keeps Swelling

Here is an animated map from the Crony Chronicles blog showing how the median household incomes in the counties around Washington DC have risen over the last 42 years. It is like watching a giant tick on the nation swell with blood. The Washington Post reports today: So much money to be had if you know where to look. The avalanche of cash that made Washington rich in the last decade has transformed the culture of a once staid capital and created a new wave of well-heeled insiders. The winners Read more […]

Unable To Hurt Cruz, GOP Daggers Are Out For Mike Lee

Senator Mike Lee of Utah has supported Ted Cruz’s historic stand. But while Texans have Cruz’s back, the media thinks (or wants us to think) that Utah is more likely to stick a knife in Lee’s. Mike Lee may have plenty of Tea Party pals on Capitol Hill, but back in his home state of Utah, the GOP senator is growing decidedly less popular. Since the government shutdown, approval ratings for Ted Cruz’s strongest ally have fallen, and his fellow Republicans are some of his strongest critics. “Among Read more […]

Once Again It’s Bush’s Fault

Ron Fournier, writing for The National Journal, is to be congratulated. In a world rife with foul “journalism” it isn’t just any, garden variety, “mainstream media” stooge that could manage to turn the worst, consecutive set of presidential scandals in American history, into an indictment … of a president that has been out of office for five years. Fournier’s article, entitled “Welcome to the Bush-Obama White House: They’re Spying on Us” begins: “Welcome to the era of Bush-Obama, Read more […]

Sarah Palin And Al Jazeera? When Agendas And Journalism Collide

In days gone by, journalists were not in the business of creating the news, but of reporting it. If they heard a story, they would investigate it and then report their findings. There was no agenda. Today, as we know, is much different. Today we have supposed journalists working to advance the agenda of one group of people–Democrats. And they usually go on to win awards for their corrupt reports. Dan Rather is one journalist who deserved what he got: a prolific career tarnished and terminated Read more […]