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Cut the Crap Republicans

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Listen, Republicans.  Get your crap together.  There are a few points about the current crisis the party needs to get straight: First, do not agree to raise taxes - anywhere in any capacity ... [More]

Chris Christie is evil This was a courageous move even by Chris Christie's standards and it's yet more evidence for why this man absolutely must be President of the United States some day.  The r... [More]

Absurd "Still, like passive and hysterical , flaky is a term that strikes a chord when levied against a woman, particularly when she is vying for a position of authority. Male candidat... [More]

Law? What Law? “We have now in our four-year history, and over 100 legal attacks of various kinds, been victorious in all of those matters.” He added, “It’s very important to ... [More]

Some thoughts on the tired arguments and conventional “wisdom” we’ve heard surrounding Tuesday’s elections so far: 1. Voters threw a temper tantrum. This comes usually from an... [More]

Juan More Time In her defense of NPR’s decision to fire Juan Williams, NPR Ombudsman Alicia Shepard said this: “I can only imagine how Williams, who has chronicled and championed the Civil... [More]

Juan Williams Did NPR really just fire Juan Williams? There can be no doubt that the comments he was fired for were incidental to the decision. In other words, the decision had clearly been in the w... [More]


Come on Gridlock!

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This is an excellent column by Thomas Sowell. He hits two prevalent conventional wisdom myths. First: “No president of the United States can create either a budget deficit or a budget surplus.... [More]

This Newsweek segment is so extraordinarily absurd, it’s going to take two posts to sort through it. Let’s start with Iraq though – since Newsweek’s amnesia seems to be partic... [More]


Conservative My Arse

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Loathsome “Ultimately, as a matter of principle, it would not make sense for us to have Ann speak to a conference about ‘taking America back’ when she clearly does not recognize that... [More]