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“If I wanted America to fail” video goes viral, but Twitter suspends group’s account; Update: Account restored
This weekend, a video produced by Free Market America went live on YouTube — and it is racking up nationwide hits. Deservedly so. The Earth Day-timed message is compelling and extremely relevant this campaign season. As the group writes: “The environmental agenda has been infected by extremism — it’s become an economic suicide pact. And […]
The Democrats are the ones who are gender quota-mongerers. The Democrats are the ones who use femme-statistics to push more mandates and government meddling when so many factors other than gender discrimination explain disparities. But when held to account for their own rhetoric and ideology, the Democrats do what they always do: Cut and run. […]
Keep an eye on this one. I am: Columbia, SC (WLTX) – State Law Enforcement Division agents have arrested a man they say transferred thousands of confidential state Medicaid records to his personal email account. Christopher Lykes, 36, of Swansea is charged with five counts of medically indigent act confidentiality violation and one count of […]
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**Written by Doug Powers In March, Jay Carney told reporters that “the president and the administration is not focused on polling data.” If Carney said that you can take it to the bank. And by “you” I’m referring to polling firms: The DNC has spent $1.2M on polling, with eight different firms in March — […]
Leader of the PAC?
The opposite of “novelty” Establishment Republicans are really getting unhinged by fresh, conservative voices — especially female and minority ones — who are on the rise. You’ll recall that earlier this month, Romney supporter Ann Coulter took to ABC News to put down Sarah Palin and Marco Rubio as “novelty” candidates. Yesterday at the Utah […]
Well, if you’ve been reading this blog and my column, the outcome of today’s Utah GOP convention will not be a surprise. Despite amassing a giant, $6 million campaign war chest and calling in every last chit with Republican friends and cronies, 77-year-old GOP Sen. Orrin Hatch will now face upstart conservative entrepreneur and renowned […]
**Written by Doug Powers I’d honestly forgotten that William Jefferson, Democrat, Louisiana, wasn’t already in jail. It’s been about two and a half years since former Louisiana Rep. was sentenced to 13 years in prison for soliciting bribes, money laundering and other assorted crimes, which culminated in the authorities discovering $90,000 in cash in Jefferson’s […]
Democratifying the First Amendment
Clean (energy) one owner
I said it the other night on Hannity and my column today fleshes out my point: The “Obama is a nice guy” narrative is a loser. Contrary to conventional wisdom, this election is not just about jobs. It’s about character, values, judgment, and integrity, too. It’s about the wholesale fraud that the Oba-messiah has perpetrated […]
**Written by Doug Powers ***** No matter what happens on this mostly politically-oriented version of Celebrity Jeopardy, it’s unlikely any of the contestants will break Wolf Blitzer’s record. But you never know what’s going to happen, because Joe Biden has been consulted about the clues: Jeopardy host Alex Trebek visited the White House on Thursday […]
Twice the fun
“One planet. One people. Billion regulations.”
Keying off all the latest “Party in the GSA” stories, a couple of outraged citizens protested outside the Senate today — including a woman dressed like one of the Vegas mind-readers and one of the clowns hired to entertain the profligate bureaucrats. Both held signs that read: “Will work for GSA.” (Update: More from the […]
What could go wrong?
“A car you can’t afford to start in every garage”
Doing the election-year procrastinating no other Americans would do: Senate Budget Committee Chairman Kent Conrad (D-N.D.) bowed to pressure from fellow Democrats on Tuesday and postponed a committee vote on a 2013 budget resolution, most likely until after the November elections. Conrad on Wednesday will begin a committee markup of a resolution based on the […]
GSA officials livin’ large…while taxpayers get soaked The Real GSA Scandal: Job-Killing Big Labor Payoffs by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2012 Stop the presses: Big-spending Democrats are finally up in arms over a federal boondoggle. Details of the U.S. General Services Administration bacchanalia get worse by the day. We’ve graduated from overpriced breakfasts in […]
So, it turns out Barack Obama ate a dog. Twitter users are having a field day. Clik here for full Twitchy coverage, laugh, and say goodbye to all the Democrat talking points about Mitt Romney’s cruelty to animals. That “Mmm, mmm, mmm” Obama school chant has taken on a whole new flavor. *** Here’s the […]