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Memo to Senator Reid: Justice Clarence Thomas is black, not white

Posted by: ST on July 9, 2014 at 2:02 pm » 3 Comments

Losing it in more ways than one. Via ABC News: Senate Democrats said they plan to unveil legislation in the coming weeks in response to the Supreme Court’s controversial ruling in the Hobby Lobby contraception case. “This Hobby Lobby decision is outrageous, and we’re going to do something about it,” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid told reporters on […]

 

The Left’s obsession with the Redskins

Posted by: Phineas on July 1, 2014 at 3:01 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Amidst all the other outrageous outrages that outrage the outraged Left these days, you may have noticed a controversy (well, controversial to the Left) over the team name of the Washington Redskins, a name the team has used for over 80 years with no one complaining (1). Well, no one until Harry […]

 

The return of President Obama – the “Healer in Chief”?

Posted by: ST on July 1, 2014 at 9:37 am » 3 Comments

Not this garbage again: Rep. Luis Gutierrez said Tuesday that President Barack Obama has the power to “heal” undocumented immigrants. “If [Republicans] want to come back and discuss [reform], fine,” the Illinois Democrat said on MSNBC. “But in the interim period, I believe the president of the United States has already in statute, in the […]

 

Did Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) threaten a presidential coup d’etat?

Posted by: Phineas on June 27, 2014 at 6:05 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas The topic was immigration, both the current crisis at the border and the Democrats’ desperate desire to have the House pass the comprehensive amnesty bill already approved in the Senate. You can read the whole thing at PJM, but I think the senior senator at Illinois might want to walk this part […]

 

EPA tells Congress it, too, can’t provide emails due to “hard drive crash”

Posted by: ST on June 26, 2014 at 9:27 am » 1 Comment

Beyond pathetic, beyond believable (hat tip): The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the IRS share a problem: officials say they cannot provide the emails a congressional committee has requested because an employee’s hard drive crashed. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy confirmed to the House Oversight Committee Wednesday that her staff is unable to provide lawmakers all of […]

 

Emails released by House Ways & Means show Lerner targeted GOP Senator

Posted by: ST on June 25, 2014 at 5:46 pm » 3 Comments

Via Fox News: Congressional investigators have uncovered emails showing ex-IRS official Lois Lerner targeted a sitting Republican senator for a proposed internal audit, a discovery one GOP lawmaker called “shocking.”  The emails were published late Wednesday by the House Ways and Means Committee and pertain to the woman at the heart of the scandal over IRS […]

 

Speaker Boehner’s meaningless, craven lawsuit

Posted by: Phineas on June 25, 2014 at 3:42 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Pathetic. Speaker John Boehner announced plans for the House to sue President Obama in court to force him to do his job and enforce the laws. Without being specific about the grounds of the suit, one can safely assume it covers Obama’s non-enforcement of immigration laws along the southwest border and, perhaps, […]

 

Nation’s top archivist: #IRS “did not follow the law” after hard drive crash

Posted by: ST on June 25, 2014 at 9:32 am » 1 Comment

Via the New York Times: WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service did not follow the law when it failed to report a hard drive crash that destroyed emails belonging to a senior official at the center of a scandal over the agency’s treatment of conservative-leaning political groups, the nation’s top archivist said Tuesday. “In accordance […]

 

IRS scandal: forget the special counsel. Instead, impeach.

Posted by: Phineas on June 24, 2014 at 4:12 pm » 6 Comments

**Posted by Phineas The growing frustration with the various scandals of the Obama administration have lead to repeated calls from the Opposition for special prosecutors to investigate and, if warranted, to criminally prosecute violators, most recently in the IRS scandal. For example, there’s Bryan Preston of PJ Media: Congressional hearings make for mediocre TV and a […]

 

Raging Rangel: Most Obama critics are from “Confederate states”

Posted by: ST on June 24, 2014 at 1:51 pm » 2 Comments

Sigh. Via The Politico: New York Democratic Rep. Charles Rangel, locked in a contentious primary battle, suggested in an interview that aired Monday that the level of Republican opposition to President Barack Obama is partly due to race. When asked by MSNBC’s Kasie Hunt whether GOP opposition to the president is “based on race,” Rangel […]