Archive for February 2016

Rich people live longer than poor people

Always on watch for finding new disparities between rich and poor the Leftist Brookings Institution claims to have research showing that the rich live longer than the poor. The Left wasted no time finding a political explanation: “This may be the next frontier of the inequality discussion,” Peter Orszag, a former Obama administration official now…

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Rubio is Romney Redux

Politico: At every campaign stop, Marco Rubio calls it “the biggest lie in American politics” — the notion that Republicans are the party of the super wealthy, and hopelessly out of touch with the working class and minorities. The party, in other words, that Democrats eviscerated with Mitt Romney at the helm in 2012. But…

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Black Lives Matter’s Shaun King goes on Fox Sports 1, lays an egg

As with nearly every other alpha male in America, Peyton Manning was accused of sexual assault while in college 20 years ago the University of Tennessee. Jason Whitlock guest-hosted Fox Sports 1 radio’s “The Herd” on Friday. “Black Lives Matter” activist Shaun King, who has been of accused of being misleading about his ethnicity, was invited to discuss his…

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Salon: Hillary can’t win

Hillary Clinton just can’t win: Democrats need to accept that only Bernie Sanders can defeat the GOP. In one major poll, Bernie Sanders is now leading Hillary Clinton nationally. In most others, he’s not far behind from the former Secretary of State. Vermont’s Senator already has an “edge over Clinton in matchups with GOP opponents,” dispelling Clinton’s electability myth.…

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The GOP Has No Choice

The GOP has no choice on whether to hold off in confirming a new Supreme Court justice until a new president is sworn in on January 20, 2017. David Harsanyi to the GOP: If you surrender on this one, you might as well pack it in. Harsanyi goes on with 5 reasons why the GOP…

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What did Pauline Kael really say?

Pauline Kael (1919 – 2001) was film critic for The New Yorker magazine from 1968 to 1991. After the 1972 presidential election in which Richard Nixon clobbered George McGovern carrying 49 states and receiving 47 million votes to McGovern’s 29 million (mcGovern carried only Massachusetts; he didn’t even get his own state of Minnesota South Dakota),…

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Obama’s Constitution says whatever he needs it to say

Article II, Section 2 sets forth the powers of the president, with regard to appointment of Federal officers and making treaties: He shall have Power, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, to make Treaties, provided two thirds of the Senators present concur; and he shall nominate, and by and with the…

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Trump has an aggressive personality — but is it effective?

Negotiation skills are pretty important to high level business tycoons like Donald Trump.  I’ve never been a tycoon but I’ve been a lawyer and negotiation skills are important to being a successful lawyer too. That’s why I went to a seminar one time conducted by professor Gerald Williams of the Brigham Young University Law School.…

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Hillary Clinton, Commandant of the Bimbo Eruptions Department

Mrs. Clinton, let me mention seven names: Paula Jones, Juanita Broaddrick, Kathleen Willey, Gennifer Flowers, Monica Lewinsky, Beth Dozoretz, and Denise Rich. Now, tell us, how can you look at anyone with a straight face and talk to them about family values when it takes a village to satisfy your husband? — Rush Limbaugh, suggestion…

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Double Talk From The Donald

At the debate Saturday night Trump came off like an overgrown spoiled brat as he accused George W. Bush of lying about Iraq having weapons of mass destruction.  He said the Iraq was stupid and a disaster. Here is what Trump said in his book The America We Deserve (2000): Consider Iraq. After each pounding…

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This will be the most critical election in your lifetime

Kurt Schlicter: The GOP Sitcom Just Got Serious The stakes are monumental. Do Americans have a right to keep and bear arms? Can the government prosecute someone for criticizing Hillary Clinton? Are we going to watch our country go into convulsions? The death of Justice Antonin Scalia has brought into harsh focus what we all…

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