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It begins: The words you ‘can & can’t’ use when discussing Hillary Clinton

Posted by: ST on June 19, 2014 at 11:42 am » 8 Comments

Just as the case was in 2008, a growing list of Words/Things You Can’t Say When Discussing Hillary Clinton is emerging in time for her ongoing preparations for her to make the official announcement about her second run for the presidency. Good job getting the documentation rolling, Ashe Schow: Oh dear, someone called former Secretary […]

 

Efficient as ever, Hillary Clinton attacks 1st and 2nd amendments in one sentence

Posted by: Phineas on June 18, 2014 at 3:51 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Hey, why only gut one amendment in the Bill of Rights when you can trash two at the same time? It’s a progressive win-win! During a televised town hall, Hillary Clinton was asked about guns, and said that the viewpoint held by gun-rights advocates “terrorizes” the majority of Americans. The town hall, […]

 

Transgender group steps in over “gender non-conforming” teen’s dispute w/ SCDMV

Posted by: ST on June 18, 2014 at 2:47 pm » 3 Comments

Sigh: (CNN) – A transgender rights advocacy group says the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles restricted a teen’s free speech rights by asking him to remove his makeup for a driver’s license photo. Sixteen-year-old Chase Culpepper went to take his driver’s test in Anderson in March. Chase considers himself “gender non-conforming,” he told CNN affiliate WYFF. […]

 

SC Senator Graham garners high praise from Senator Reid

Posted by: ST on June 11, 2014 at 12:43 pm » 4 Comments

Via The Hill: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on Wednesday said Republicans should follow the lead of Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.). Reid said Graham defeated conservative challengers and avoided a runoff after co-authoring immigration reform last year, unlike House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.), who was defeated in a shocking result the same night. […]

 

Report: VA “paused” sending teams to help poor-performing hospitals

Posted by: ST on June 10, 2014 at 9:32 am » Comments Off

Via the Wall Street Journal/Fox News: The Department of Veterans Affairs suspended a program that sent teams of doctors and monitors to try to improve its worst-performing facilities for approximately two years, according to a published report. The Wall Street Journal, citing agency doctors and internal records, reported that the visits were “paused” beginning in […]

 

Obamacare penalties to slam low-income Americans

Posted by: Phineas on June 9, 2014 at 7:30 pm » 1 Comment

**Posted by Phineas Wait. I thought the whole point of this rolling fiasco was to make insurance  affordable for the least among us. But, according to the Congressional Budget Office, roughly one million Americans will pay the fine tax whatever the heck Roberts decided it was. Via The Washington Free Beacon: “All told, CBO and […]

 

“Feminists” have meltdown after #MissUSA advocates for self-defense

Posted by: ST on June 9, 2014 at 9:05 am » 8 Comments

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Bad news for #NCSEN’s Hagan: #Obamacare hurting small biz in Charlotte

Posted by: ST on June 4, 2014 at 1:12 pm » Comments Off

Local news station WCNC files this report on one small local business the monstrosity known as “Obamacare” is hurting: CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The doors open early at Fresh Salon off Providence Road in south Charlotte and when they do, the place starts buzzing. Owner Julia Vittorio dreamed of having her own salon, and for five […]

 

Pelosi channels Whoopi Goldberg on the #VAscandal: It’s not really a scandal-scandal…

Posted by: Phineas on May 29, 2014 at 12:30 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Oh, brother. While her minions race to the microphones to denounce VA Secretary Shinseki before the voters take out their wrath on them, House Minority Leader (1) Nancy Pelosi took the softball question lobbed to her by Vox’s Ezra Klein (2) and explained that, yes, the poor treatment of veterans was scandalous, but […]

 

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 […]