Archive for May 2016

How much is a Trillion dollars?

The national debt of the United States has doubled under Barack Obama. From ten trillion dollars to 20 trillion. That’s right, the national debt that was accumulated from 1789 until 2008, 219 years, was ten trillion dollars.  Between 2008 and today, 7.5 years, Obama doubled it. How big is a trillion compared to say, a…

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Trump announces 11 possible SCOTUS nominees — all look good

Here’s the list: Steven Colloton of Iowa is a judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit, a position he has held since President George W. Bush appointed him in 2003. Judge Colloton has a résumé that also includes distinguished service as the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Iowa, a…

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A Tale of Two Tyrants

Donald Trump said back in February that if elected president he will change the nation’s libel laws in order to make it easier to sue news organizations. He’s really angry at the New York Times over its front page story about his past relations with women. He better get used to this. He’s about the see…

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Glenn Reynolds: Don’t Be a Sucker For Socialism

Literally millions of people have rallied around the Bernie Sanders’ promise to bring socialism to America, which has already started down that road under the Obama presidency.  Sanders and his supporters would like to see socialism instituted completely. Millennials tell pollsters they prefer socialism over capitalism.  Sanders’ groupies and Millennials are showing how woefully ignorant…

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“If you like your health plan you can keep it.” Ha! Ha! Ha!

Michael Walsh calls them the Obama “kiddie corps.” They’re the 20-something wet-behind-the-ears young skulls full of mush that write speeches for Obama. Some of them appeared on Charlie Rose yukking it up about the stuff they write to fool the voters, such as “If you like your health plan you can keep it.” Watch: We…

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Crooked Hillary, one step ahead of the FBI

FBI director James Comey has to make a decision. He has ample evicence to convict Hillary Clinton of mishandling highly classified material and jeopardizing national security, but the rumor is that the Loretta Lynch Justice Department has declined to prosecute. Obama would pardon Hillary after the election anyway. Comey is caught between his guiding principles, that all…

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Chicago violence ready to explode this summer

So says Dean Angelo, Sr., President of Chicago Fraternal Order of Police. Disrespect for the Chicago police is at an all time high and as the weather turns warmer this summer, the city’s already high level of violence is ready to explode, especially if new proposed policies are adopted. So warns an official with Chicago’s…

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Ilya Somin: Political Ignorance Haunts 2016 Campaign

We’re screwed if all this is true: A specter is haunting this year’s presidential election: political ignorance. Both Democrats and Republicans love to accuse the other party’s supporters of that sin. Sadly, both are often right. The presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump has raised exploitation of ignorance to new heights. The problem of ill-informed voters…

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Spike in murder rates in major cities caused by Ferguson Effect

Charles Krauthammer Tells Megyn Kelly that the cops are backing off from enforcement in high crime areas because of their fear of being falsely accused of excessive force, i.e., the “Ferguson Effect” where officer Darren Wilson was hounded and vilified by Al Sharpton and the so-called “Black Lives Matter” movement. It turns out that black…

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How Trump Defeated the GOP Establishment

Michael Walsh: If you want to see a racket in action, pay a visit to the nation’s capital. The Imperial City is awash in money — and why shouldn’t it be? — hotel prices are out of sight, expensive restaurants abound and folks on both sides of the Permanent Bipartisan Fusion Party line are just as…

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