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#MTsen: Who does John Walsh think he is? Joe Biden?

Posted by: Phineas on July 23, 2014 at 4:29 pm » 7 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Well, this is embarrassing. The Democratic nominee for the seat once held by Max Baucus (D – Train Wreck), who is now Ambassador to China, has been called out by no less than that arch-conservative rag The New York Times for plagiarizing his Army War College master’s thesis: Democrats were thrilled when […]

 

What happens when you write a book critical of the Clintons

Posted by: ST on July 23, 2014 at 9:34 am » 1 Comment

The Politico has published a piece written by Weekly Standard’s Daniel  Harper detailing some of the (predictable) attacks the Clinton machine waged against him in response to his writing of a book critical to both Hillary and Bill Clinton: When I started to write Clinton, Inc: The Audacious Rebuilding of a Political Machine, I knew the reaction […]

 

Obamacare: The pesky issue that won’t go away for #NCsen’s @SenatorHagan

Posted by: ST on July 15, 2014 at 11:52 am » 1 Comment

The Politico has a pretty good write-up this morning on what they call the “disconnect” between North Carolina voters and Obamacare – and how that is not good news for the re-election campaign of vulnerable Democrat Senator Kay Hagan: The Tar Heel State signed up more than 357,000 people — one-third of those eligible for […]

 

Senate Dems, including @KayHagan, set to try & “reverse” #HobbyLobby ruling

Posted by: ST on July 15, 2014 at 9:50 am » 0 Comments

Because religious freedom sucks and stuff – and so do the “five white guys” on the Supreme Court. Via The Hill: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) set up the first procedural vote on a bill that would reverse the recent Supreme Court ruling that allows some employers to deny birth control coverage for women. […]

 

Teachers unions turning their backs on the Obama administration

Posted by: ST on July 14, 2014 at 10:16 pm » 0 Comments

The cracks in the Obama Coalition continue. Via The Hill (hat tip): Teachers unions have turned on Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and the Obama administration, creating a major divide in the Democratic Party coalition. The largest teachers union in the country, the National Education Association (NEA), called for Duncan to resign at its convention […]

 

Senator Mark Begich (D-AK) apparently has trouble with the Constitution

Posted by: Phineas on July 13, 2014 at 1:52 pm » 1 Comment

**Posted by Phineas So, I’m enjoying a quiet morning and reading an article on the reactions of the various candidates for the US Senate from Alaska to the Hobby Lobby decision, when I come across this howler from the incumbent, Mark Begich: “I believe people, not corporations, have a right to practice their constitutional right to […]

 

Shock: Democrats ramping up election-year race-baiting tactics

Posted by: ST on July 10, 2014 at 9:41 am » 1 Comment

Not exactly a surprise, but The Hill reports this morning that Democrats are ramping up their despicable race-baiting tactics to try and emotionally manipulate one of their most crucial voting blocs during an election year because they badly need the votes: [...] Democrats reject charges that the rhetoric is a concerted political calculation on their part […]

 

GOP stakes claim on Ohio as Cleveland is selected for #RNC2016

Posted by: ST on July 8, 2014 at 2:09 pm » 1 Comment

Via Fox News: WASHINGTON –  The GOP revealed a portion of its 2016 battle plan Tuesday, selecting Cleveland — the new home of “Johnny Football” Manziel and possible future home of LeBron James — as the site of its national convention.  RNC Chairman Reince Priebus announced the decision Tuesday on Fox News, in an early […]

 

Surprise! Dems plan “#WarOnWomen” offensive in response to #HobbyLobby ruling

Posted by: ST on July 8, 2014 at 9:18 am » Comments Off

Sure didn’t see this one coming – /sarc.  Via The Hill: Democrats want to lure Republicans into a fight over birth control with legislation to reverse the Supreme Court’s decision that ObamaCare may not require certain businesses to include contraception in their employee health coverage. At least three bills are being crafted in the House […]

 

Pres. Obama “quietly” backing Sen. Warren over Hillary for 2016?

Posted by: ST on July 6, 2014 at 4:54 pm » 7 Comments

An intriguing report from the NY Post’s Edward Klein (via): President Obama has quietly promised Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren complete support if she runs for president — a stinging rebuke to his nemesis Hillary Clinton, sources tell me. Publicly, Obama has remained noncommittal on the 2016 race, but privately he worries that Clinton would undo […]