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Victor Davis Hanson on the new Inquisition and freedom of speech

Posted by: Phineas on April 10, 2014 at 3:36 pm » 1 Comment

**Posted by Phineas And even freedom of thought. Writing at National Review Online, Dr. Hanson reviews recent incidents of people being hounded for their political opinions or scientific skepticism –among others, Brendan Eich at Mozilla; Dr. Richard Tol for not towing the party line on global warming; antisemitism at a major university that only draws a […]

 

North Korea: Kim III orders execution by flamethrower

Posted by: Phineas on April 10, 2014 at 2:08 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Sometimes I wonder if Kim Jong Un, a reputed heavy drinker, doesn’t sit around late at night nursing a bottle of scotch and fantasizing about the various outré ways he can whack people who have ticked him off: A senior North Korean official has been executed with a flamethrower after Kim Jong-un […]

 

On “#EqualPay” issue, #NCSEN’s @KayHagan is quite the hypocrite

Posted by: ST on April 8, 2014 at 7:12 pm » 2 Comments

If you check out Senator Kay Hagan’s campaign Twitter feed today, you’ll see she’s joining other Democrats nationwide in pretending there’s a gender wage gap that favors men over women. Here’s one of her tweets on the topic: It's pretty simple: NC women deserve #EqualPay for equal work. RT if you agree we need to […]

 

Today’s progressive hypocrisy: Dick Durbin’s (D-IL) war on women

Posted by: Phineas on April 8, 2014 at 1:01 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Continuing their quest to find something, anything at all, to distract people from the failures of Obamacare and to rally their increasingly dispirited base, Democrats and the MSM have turned to harping on “pay equality,” the idea that women are paid less than men for comparable work. A recent news article propaganda piece […]

 

#Obamacare chronicles: middle-class children lose their health insurance

Posted by: Phineas on April 7, 2014 at 1:41 pm » 1 Comment

**Posted by Phineas Wait. Wasn’t one of the justifications for passing the Affordable Care Act that we had to do it “for the children?” That so many children were among the uninsured that it would be heartless, cruel, and even racist to not pass Obamacare? (1) Then how do they explain this? While the federal […]

 

QOTD: Andrew Sullivan on the “resignation” of @Mozilla CEO over gay marriage stance

Posted by: ST on April 4, 2014 at 10:39 am » 5 Comments

First, the back story: Less than two weeks after drawing controversy over his appointment as CEO of the Mozilla Corporation, Brendan Eich has resigned from the position. In a post at Mozilla’s official blog, executive chairwoman Mitchell Baker confirmed the news with an unequivocal apology on the company’s behalf. “Mozilla prides itself on being held to a different standard […]

 

If Paul Ryan’s budget is a “Stinkburger” to Obama, what are Obama’s failed budgets?

Posted by: ST on April 3, 2014 at 10:31 am » 4 Comments

The Politico reports on a speech our celebrity President made yesterday to a captive audience at the University of Michigan: President Barack Obama headed out on the road Wednesday still glowing from the latest Obamacare numbers and set his sights on congressional Republicans still working to obstruct his agenda. The House GOP’s new budget proposal […]

 

#Obamacare “enrollment” number questions (that probably won’t get answered)

Posted by: ST on April 2, 2014 at 9:38 am » 2 Comments

As noted yesterday in a must-read by the Washington Examiner’s Byron York,  the so-called “enrollment” numbers for the victory lap the administration eventually took Tuesday only lead to more questions as to why the entire American healthcare system essentially had to be destroyed in order to be “fixed” (and I’m using the term “fixed” VERY loosely […]

 

VIDEO: The (Koch) ‘Empire’ Strikes Back

Posted by: ST on April 1, 2014 at 7:04 pm » 2 Comments

Sick of being personally vilified both on and off the floors of the US House and Senate by hypocritical Democrats in Washington, DC and beyond, the Koch brothers are firing back hard. First, the story – via NRO’s Eliana Johnson: The 2014 ad war is on, with billionaires in both parties taking aim at each […]

 

Survey shows elderly voters fleeing Democrats

Posted by: Phineas on March 31, 2014 at 4:15 pm » 1 Comment

**Posted by Phineas This news from Gallup probably has staff of the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee reaching for a bottle: U.S seniors — those aged 65 and older — have moved from a reliably Democratic group to a reliably Republican one over the past two decades. From 1992 through 2006, seniors had been solidly Democratic and […]