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Report: Problematic, tax cheating IRS employees received bonuses, PTO

Posted by: ST on April 23, 2014 at 10:41 am » 0 Comments

Via Fox News: IRS employees who had been disciplined for tax and conduct issues were nonetheless rewarded with monetary awards or time off, according to a watchdog report released Tuesday. The report by the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration found that while for the most part the reward program for IRS workers complied with federal […]

 

Nancy Pelosi: The GOP are trying to starve “people of color”

Posted by: ST on April 22, 2014 at 8:33 pm » 5 Comments

Sigh. There they go again: Over 50% of food stamp recipients are people of color. The #GOPbudget takes food out of their mouths: http://t.co/ErhMxv6ykH — Nancy Pelosi (@NancyPelosi) April 22, 2014 Of course, this is exactly the type of desperate attacks we’ve seen struggling Democrats ramp up in the last few months as the elections […]

 

Bad news for Dems: Most independents say they will vote against #Obamacare politicos

Posted by: ST on April 21, 2014 at 8:21 pm » 2 Comments

Obamacare continues to be unpopular with a crucial voting bloc.  Via Fox News: Most voters say ObamaCare will play an important role in their vote in this year’s elections, and over half are more inclined to back the candidate who opposes the health care law. That’s according to a Fox News poll released Monday. The […]

 

Islamic cabbies refuse to drive “Gay Games” taxis due to “religious reasons”

Posted by: ST on April 18, 2014 at 9:40 pm » 3 Comments

Interesting development: Roughly 25 Muslim drivers dispatched to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport are refusing to drive cabs adorned with advertising for the region’s upcoming Gay Games, citing religious reasons. Two of the three companies operating at Ohio’s largest airport were informed by the drivers — one-third of the airport’s total fleet — last week that […]

 

Chelsea Clinton doesn’t rule out the possibility of running for political office

Posted by: ST on April 15, 2014 at 11:33 am » 1 Comment

The Hill’s Gossip Blog reports that Chelsea Clinton is no longer ruling out a potential run for political office: Chelsea Clinton says when people ask her these days whether she wants to go into politics, her answer isn’t an automatic “no.” The 34-year-old former first daughter told Fast Company in an interview published Monday, “for so long the […]

 

The #EqualPay hypocrisy of the Obama White House

Posted by: ST on April 15, 2014 at 9:41 am » 1 Comment

Glenn Reynolds aka Instapundit takes on the Obama White House’s glaring double standard when it comes to the issue of “equal pay” for women (via): The “War On Women” theme was a key component of Barack Obama’s 2012 campaign. And since politicians tend to repeat what works, the Democrats are pushing the same theme again for 2014 […]

 

Democrats’ “Look it’s Elvis!” strategy not playing on Main Street?

Posted by: Phineas on April 14, 2014 at 2:33 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas The Democrats would really rather you talk about anything other than Obamacare, which has become a huge millstone around the neck of their political fortunes (1). To distract you from this anti-constitutional monstrosity and rally their base voters, they’re desperately deploying the weapons that have served them so well in the past, […]

 

North Korea: the nightmare of living under a god

Posted by: Phineas on April 11, 2014 at 3:11 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas There’s an interesting and frightening interview posted to Business Insider today with Yeonmi Park, a woman who escaped from North Korea with her family as a teenager, but needed years to get over the brainwashing she endured there. An indoctrination so intense, she believed the late Kim Jong Il could read her […]

 

Scott Brown begins #NHSEN campaign w/ ad in his iconic GMC truck

Posted by: ST on April 11, 2014 at 10:51 am » 3 Comments

The Hill reports this morning that former Massachusetts Senator Scott Brown has officially declared he’s running in the New Hampshire Senate race to try and defeat incumbent Democrat Senator Jeanne Shaheen, and that he will crank up his campaign up by stirring up memories of his miracle winning campaign in Massachusetts from 2010: New Hampshire […]

 

Senior admin officials: @Sebelius will soon no longer be job-locked by HHS

Posted by: ST on April 10, 2014 at 6:48 pm » 3 Comments

CBS News’ Major Garrett reports tonight that the embattled Health and Human Services Secretary will announce her resignation Friday: HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will announce her resignation tomorrow, senior administration officials confirm. — Major Garrett (@MajorCBS) April 10, 2014 Not seeing any write-ups on any of the news sites as to specifics other than this […]