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UNLV students to Hillary: Your $225,000 speaking fee is “outrageous”

Posted by: ST on June 29, 2014 at 11:08 am » 1 Comment

The fallout from La Clinton’s bizarre “dead broke” comments continues – via The Hill: Hillary Clinton is in hot water over a $225,000 speaking fee she will reportedly receive for an upcoming appearance at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.  UNLV students are demanding Clinton to return what they see as an “outrageous” speaking fee for an […]

 

QOTD: On the many times #SCOTUS has ruled unanimously against the Obama admin

Posted by: ST on June 27, 2014 at 9:33 am » 5 Comments

John Fund on the Obama administration’s bad track record with respect to the Supreme Court’s many unanimous rulings against them (via): Did you know the Obama administration’s position has been defeated in at least 13 – thirteen — cases before the Supreme Court since January 2012 that were unanimous decisions? It continued its abysmal record before the Supreme Court today […]

 

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel: Let’s videotape all gun sales in our city

Posted by: ST on May 28, 2014 at 8:21 pm » 4 Comments

When the stench of fascism is in the air, you know Chicago mayor and former Obama chief of staff Rahm Emanuel can’t be too far away: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel introduced a proposal Wednesday that would require all gun sales in the city to be videotaped, as part of a plan to allow gun stores back in […]

 

Transparency watch: NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio frequently closes events to the press

Posted by: ST on May 28, 2014 at 1:25 pm » 2 Comments

Via the Associated Press: NEW YORK –  From the first moments of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration, when he initially declared his midnight swearing-in off limits to the media, he has established a record of frequently conducting public business in private, with dozens of events closed to the press. In nearly five […]

 

House GOP to pass “#Obamacare replacement bill” before August recess?

Posted by: ST on May 27, 2014 at 10:02 am » 1 Comment

Interesting development – via The Hill: House conservatives will press their leaders this week to move on an ObamaCare replacement bill before the August recess. But it’s unclear if there are enough votes to pass it. According to several GOP lawmakers, members of the conservative-leaning Republican Study Committee (RSC) plan to wear lapel pins to […]

 

North Korea: all men must now wear Kim Jong Un’s hairstyle?

Posted by: Phineas on March 26, 2014 at 3:11 pm » 6 Comments

**Posted by Phineas When you’re the boy god-king of the world’s largest prison camp masquerading as a nation, you can get away with weird, petty stuff like this: If you are a man in North Korea, we sincerely hope you have a round face. It’s the shape that will work with your new haircut. That […]

 

Bogus attacks on Paul Ryan provide disturbing window into liberal groupthink

Posted by: ST on March 19, 2014 at 11:41 am » 4 Comments

Commentary’s Peter Wehner provides a thought-provoking must-read/call to arms against the bogus and despicable attacks Rep. Paul Ryan and others like him trying to tackle the poverty issue routinely receive from Democrat movers and shakers who would rather demagogue the issue for political gain than work together towards resolving it (hat tip): And now, as […]

 

Quote of the Day: Jonah Goldberg on the left’s definition of “diversity”

Posted by: ST on February 22, 2014 at 11:31 am » 11 Comments

It’s getting bad out there, folks: Cancel the philosophy courses, people. Oh, and we’re going to be shuttering the political science, religion, and pre-law departments too. We’ll keep some of the English and history folks on for a while longer, but they should probably keep their résumés handy. Because, you see, they are of no […]

 

WH: Min. wage hike wouldn’t lead to up to 1 mil job losses like CBO predicts

Posted by: ST on February 18, 2014 at 7:00 pm » 8 Comments

Via the Washington Free Beacon: A top White House economist says that President Obama’s minimum wage increase will have “zero effect” on employment, despite a CBO report that the proposed hike would likely eliminate 500,000 jobs. “Our view is that zero is a perfectly reasonable estimate of the impact of raising the minimum wage on […]

 

“Serious cuts” coming from SeaTac, WA biz as $15/hr min wage set to take effect

Posted by: ST on December 31, 2013 at 1:18 pm » 1 Comment

Shocking! Via Fox News: As talk builds on Capitol Hill over hiking the federal minimum wage, one city in Washington state is poised to set the highest rate in the nation. On Jan. 1, an estimated 1,600 hotel and transportation workers in SeaTac, Wash., will see their pay jump to $15 an hour, a 60 […]