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  • Why Is Rush Limbaugh Helping the Democrats?

    02/07/2016 7:34:43 PM PST · by kathsua · 76 replies
    London Telegraph ^ | February 7th, 2016 | reasonmclucus
    Rush Limbaugh doesn’t understand that he is the best friend the Democrats have. He is helping them get the devotion of the Main Stream Media.
  • What Trump Just Said About The LGBT Community Will Make Conservatives Go Crazy (VIDEO)

    02/05/2016 9:29:46 AM PST · by justlittleoleme · 174 replies
    Addicting Info ^ | February 5, 2016
    In a stunning reversal, Donald Trump said that he will strengthen the rights of the LGBT community and bring people together. His new stance comes just days after he said that as president, he would “strongly consider” overturning Obergefell vs Hodges, the Supreme Court decision that found that same-sex couples have a legal and constitutional right to marry. “I’m a lesbian, we’ve had some great progress for the gay and lesbian community,” NECN reporter Sue O’Connell told Trump. When President Trump is in office, can we look for more forward motion on equality for gays and lesbians?” Here is Trump’s...
  • Top Five Libtard fails of 2015

    02/05/2016 8:38:54 AM PST · by mkleesma · 2 replies
    https://twitter.com/PrisonPlanet ^ | 12/27/2015 | Paul Joseph Watson
    2015 was when social justice warriors and the regressive left went 'full retard'.
  • He threw a tantrum. She ignored him.

    02/05/2016 4:56:59 AM PST · by daniel1212 · 77 replies
    The Week ^ | February 3, 2016 | Annabbel Monaghan
    I saw a woman leaving the YMCA recently with a baby strapped to her chest. She had a second, slightly larger baby in a stroller. And she had a tantrum-throwing three-year-old holding her hand. She was infested with small children. I couldn't help but stare... The three-year-old was trying to make a scene. I say "trying to make a scene" because he was waging war against his mother, and she was refusing to participate. With a steady gait and an even expression, she ignored him. It was the most spectacular moment in parenting I have ever seen. This woman, who...
  • Carter: ‘I Think I Would Choose Trump’ Over Cruz [Cruz is not malleable]

    02/03/2016 10:32:29 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 94 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | February 4, 2016 | Christian Datoc
    Former President Jimmy Carter surprised reporters in London Wednesday by saying he would choose Donald Trump over Ted Cruz to win the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, "which may surprise some of you." Carter stated that given the choice, "I think I would choose Trump.... Trump has proven already he's completely malleable,” reports The Atlanta Journal Constitution. "I don't think he has any fixed (positions) he'd go the White House and fight for. On the other hand, Ted Cruz is not malleable. He has far right wing policies he'd pursue if he became president." Still, Carter feels Trump will "fade away"...
  • Why did Trump underperform in Iowa?

    02/02/2016 11:36:49 AM PST · by Kaslin · 103 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | February 2, 2016 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    Conventional wisdom is congealing around two key factors in Trump’s loss this morning, so let me offer them to you as I think there’s merit to both. The main factor: Evangelicals came through for Cruz in the crunch. Political sites have been filled with news over the past few weeks about Trump’s surprising strength with born-again Christians, particularly given how intensely Cruz was courting those same voters. A guy who doesn’t know if he’s ever asked God’s forgiveness and who’s regularly demonstrated his unfamiliarity with Christian practices during this campaign shouldn’t be competitive with an evangelical candidate with dozens of...
  • Trump Finds Voice of Support in Unexpected Place: San Francisco's C-suite

    01/31/2016 8:06:25 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 6 replies
    San Francisco Business Times ^ | Jan 28, 2016 | Mark Calvey
    Virgin America CEO David Cush stunned a San Francisco audience Wednesday night when he responded to a short, but controversial, question: "Trump or Hillary?" Essentially, the question was posed in the spirit of a lightning round asking him which candidate he thought would win a prospective Donald Trump vs. Hillary Clinton presidential race. That followed a prior question on which team he expects will win the Super Bowl. Like a pitcher hoping to get out of a tight situation with a curve ball, Cush first avoided the question: "What's that? OK. I'm looking for the exit." That sparked laughter from...
  • Why I still believe Donald Trump will never be president

    01/30/2016 3:24:55 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 63 replies
    Vox ^ | January 30, 2016 | David Roberts
    As Donald Trump continues his pundit-defying dominance of the national polls, with early primaries just days away, the once-unthinkable has become all too thinkable: Could Trump actually pull this off? Could he become president? I'm going to stake out a firm answer: no. Absent extreme and unlikely circumstances*, Trump will never be president. Jack Shafer argues that Trump's success so far is a "black swan" event, an unpredictable and unrepeatable concatenation of improbable circumstances. That sounds about right. But just because some political rules and conventions have been violated doesn't mean they've all vanished. Just because Trump makes no sense...
  • Liberal perfection is the enemy of Conservative good enough.

    01/29/2016 11:05:15 AM PST · by MosesKnows · 13 replies
    Jan 29, 2016 | MosesKnows
    Liberal perfection is the enemy of Conservative good enough
  • Another View -- Michael Reagan: Trump is no Reagan Republican

    01/27/2016 5:29:52 PM PST · by JSDude1 · 55 replies
    New Hampshire Union Leader ^ | January 26, 2016 | Michael Reagan
    Mr. Trump, I knew Ronald Reagan. And you’re no Ronald Reagan! Of course, I am stealing that line — with a twist. Donald Trump shouldn’t mind. He’s been stealing my dad for his own purposes. Trump frequently invokes Ronald Reagan’s name to defend his sudden, 180-degree switch from being a life-long, pro-Clinton Democrat to a Reagan Republican. Both men did make a switch, but almost all the similarities between the two end there. Ronald Reagan’s odyssey from Hollywood liberal to conservative backer took place over almost two decades. Starting with his 1964 “Time for Choosing” speech that galvanized Americans for...
  • The Two Words That Explain Donald Trump

    01/26/2016 2:46:22 PM PST · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 26, 2016 | Lawrence Meyers
    For months, pundits have been trying to suss out Donald Trump. Is he a Liberal? A RINO? A Conservative? Why did he give to this Leftist group? Why did he say this? How could he say that? He's Hitler. He's speaking what we think. What are his views on abortion, on the economy, on ISIS? Everybody, and I mean everybody, is so used at trying to pigeonhole political candidates that they are missing what is right in front of them. Donald Trump can be explained in two simple words: Donald Trump. Donald Trump is, and always has been, about himself....
  • 5 reasons Ted Cruz is even more dangerous than Donald Trump

    01/26/2016 6:50:54 AM PST · by justlittleoleme · 104 replies
    Salon ^ | Jan 25, 2016 | Robert Reich
    <p>1. ..........Cruz is a fierce ideologue: He denies the existence of man-made climate change, rejects same-sex marriage, wants to abolish the Internal Revenue Service, believes the 2nd amendment guarantees everyone a right to guns, doesn’t believe in a constitutional divide between church and state, favors the death penalty, opposes international agreements, embraces a confrontational foreign policy, rejects immigration reform, demands the repeal of “every blessed word of Obamacare,” and takes a strict “originalist” view of the meaning of the Constitution.</p>
  • Gun-Hater Needed A Gun, Didn't Have One, Got Shot

    01/23/2016 12:36:37 PM PST · by MtnClimber · 19 replies
    Bearing Arms ^ | 23 Jan, 2016 | Bob Owens
    A main problem with blaming a tool (firearms) for the willful actions of people (violence) is that you may then find yourself in the position where you need that tool to mitigate the actions of other people… and by then you're out of luck, and perhaps you may not live to learn from your mistake. Sadly, I don’t think Andrea Koller will learn the right lessons even after surviving her ordeal, even though she and her daughter survived the experience only because the criminals allowed it. An out-of-town teacher who publicly railed against gun violence was shot in the shoulder...
  • Question for Liberals

    01/23/2016 11:18:39 AM PST · by MosesKnows · 8 replies
    Jan 23, 2016 | MosesKnows
    Did America's Founder Make A Mistake? My question is for liberals but of course, anyone with an opinion is welcome to comment. Did the founders err by limiting the legislative powers of the new government? The Progressive Movement supports the premise that man's nature has improved since the founder's ratified the Constitution. The improvement means there is no longer a need to limit the powers of the elected. The founders gave the government just enough power to perform its primary function of protecting the people's rights, and no others. The Federalist Papers reasoned that limiting legislation powers would limit the...
  • Sanders Supporters Call Hillary A Fascist on Progtalk radio

    01/23/2016 5:55:18 AM PST · by raccoonradio · 14 replies
    Tom Taylor Now ^ | Tom Taylor
    Carl Wolfson was the local star of Clear Channel’s well-rated progressive-talk KPOJ (620) in Portland, Oregon before it was flipped to all-sports in 2008, and Carl kept going on local radio at non-com “X-Ray” KXRY/91.1. Now Willamette Week says “the personal attacks of Senator Bernie Sanders’ supporters are causing him to cancel his show.” Wolfson says on Facebook “Okay, I’m done…If progressives that I have spoken for during the past nine years on radio have lowered themselves to label Hillary a ‘fascist’ or the ‘spawn of Satan’ and worse, I have too little faith in politics to continue.” Wolfson doesn’t...
  • Trump Promises 'Great Management' - We Need Limited Government

    01/23/2016 4:20:32 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 63 replies
    National Review ^ | January 23, 2016 | Yuval Levin
    Donald Trump is no conservative. That's not a crime, it's just a reason to vote against him. Many fine people are not conservatives. But the reason Trump's candidacy should worry the Right runs much deeper than that: He poses a direct challenge to conservatism, because he embodies the empty promise of managerial leadership outside of politics. Trump's diagnoses of our key problems - first and foremost, that America's elites are weak and unwilling to put the interests of Americans first - have gained him a hearing from many on the right. But when he gestures toward prescriptions, Trump reveals that...

    01/20/2016 2:01:44 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 97 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 1.20.16 | Aaron Goldstein
    Former Senate Majority Leader and 1996 GOP standard bearer Bob Dole appears to have endorsed Donald Trump. SNIP Nevertheless, Dole praised Trump stating he could “probably work with Congress, because he’s, you know, he’s got the right personality and he’s kind of a deal-maker.” SNIP
  • The Greatest Con Ever: Donald Trump Convincing Conservatives He’s Not a #RINO

    01/20/2016 12:55:16 PM PST · by justlittleoleme · 58 replies
    Red State ^ | January 19th, 2016 | JD Rucker
    If any normal candidate had supported the Clintons, partial-birth abortion, Harry Reid, gay marriage, Nancy Pelosi, universal health care, and dozens of other liberal causes, they'd be laughed off the Republican ticket. Donald Trump is no ordinary candidate. Republican In Name Only. Donald Trump is the paragon, the epitome of the phrase. He's conservative on immigration. On every other topic, he's moderate at best and often more liberal than even Hillary Clinton. He pulls his calls for tariffs straight out of Bernie Sanders' playbook. Why, then, are so many Republicans and likely a good number of conservatives supporting him? The...
  • Meet the Last (Liberal) Person that Sarah Palin Endorsed

    01/20/2016 7:13:15 AM PST · by Phinneous · 47 replies
    Red State ^ | 1/20/16 | Leon Wolfe
    In the middle of her rambling, barely coherent speech endorsing Donald Trump last night, Palin addressed the (obviously true) contention that Trump is not a conservative. She didn’t really address the contention with any evidence at all, other than to basically say, “What does the establishment know about conservatism?”
  • Donald Trump a Typical New York City Liberal Then and Now

    01/19/2016 9:59:05 PM PST · by Berean · 72 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | January 18, 2016 | Steve Deace
    The conservative apologists for Donald Trump, and sadly there are some, protest that using his 1999 interview with the late Tim Russert, in which Trump vividly and unabashedly lays out his New York City liberalism, isn’t fair game given the time elapsed since then. Fair enough. Being that it was sixteen years ago... - See more at: https://www.conservativereview.com/commentary/2016/01/deace-donald-trump-a-typical-new-york-city-liberal-then-and-now#sthash.wqGndSaX.dpuf
  • Trump, April 15, 2009: 'I Don't March with the Tea Party'

    01/19/2016 7:41:57 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 110 replies
    The National Review ^ | January 19, 2016 | Jim Geraghty
    Today's Morning Jolt looks at the rumors surrounding Trump's "major announcement and special guest." If you consider Ted Cruz the conservative ideal or near-ideal in terms of philosophical grounding, legal perspective, and ideological rigor - and the case for that seems pretty self-evident - then watching Tea Party leaders flock to Trump over him is pretty damn disappointing. April 15, 2009 is largely seen as the birth date of the Tea Party movement. Here's what Trump was saying that day about President Obama: TRUMP: Well, I think he's sort of a guy that just has a wonderful personality, a good...
  • The coming Cruz attack on Trump: Not only is he a fake conservative, he's establishment all the way

    01/18/2016 3:23:16 PM PST · by Kaslin · 50 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | January 18, 2016 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    I called it a coming attack in the headline but maybe it’s already here. I noticed Cruz attacking Trump as a fake conservative over the weekend but didn’t notice him drilling down on Trump as a fake populist. Did I miss it? If it hasn’t happened yet, don’t worry. It will soon. What got me thinking about this was Stephanopoulos asking Trump at the start of the clip I posted earlier whether it’s now a two-man race between him and Cruz. Trump’s answer: No, which is surprising given that he had talked about a developing two-man race less than a...

    01/18/2016 11:28:18 AM PST · by gwgn02 · 107 replies
    ConservativeReview ^ | 1/18/16 | Steve Deace
    The truth is you don't have to go way back to find that Trump always has been, and remains to this day, a typical New York City liberal. This explains why Trump so often engages in liberal tactics like victim blaming, blame-shifting, demagoguery, dishonesty, etc. And he does so usually through the exact same liberal media other liberals use. But don't just take my word for it. Here's Trump in his own words: If you think using Trump's 1999 interview where he admits his liberalism is unfair because it's too long ago, how about when Trump joined Bernie Sanders in...
  • 538 projects Cruz, Clinton to win Iowa: The site also gives Trump a clear edge in New Hampshire

    01/17/2016 5:03:40 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    The Politico ^ | January 17, 2016 | Kristen East
    Hillary Clinton and Ted Cruz have the greatest chances of winning the Iowa caucuses two weeks from Monday, new polling-based forecasts from FiveThirtyEight show. Cruz has a 51 percent chance of winning Iowa when national and state polls as well as endorsements are taken into account. In that forecast, Donald Trump trails Cruz with a 29 percent chance of winning Feb. 1. A look at just state polls shows a much closer race between Trump and Cruz, giving the business magnate a better chance of winning by 2 percentage points, 44 percent to Cruz's 42 percent.....
  • Levin: Friendly Advice For Donald Trump

    01/16/2016 12:24:53 PM PST · by Isara · 19 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | January 16th, 2016 | Mark Levin
    Either cut the crap - your accusations this morning that Cruz is Canadian, a criminal, owned by big banks, etc. (see link below) - or you will lose lots and lots of conservatives. Save the liberal New York City bully tactics for the New York City liberals. Put down your computer keyboard for a few hours, think before you tweet, and collect yourself. You're not politically invincible, regardless of the polls and media. I am already hearing more and more people getting fed up with the low road you're taking against Cruz, which has obviously intensified this morning. You don't...
  • Ted Cruz ‘Apologizes’ to New York in the Best Way Possible…

    01/16/2016 8:35:02 AM PST · by Isara · 57 replies
    Louder with Crowder ^ | Saturday January 16 2016 | Steven Crowder
    Tons of thin skinned New Yorkers (some of whom are even masquerading as Republicans) were putting their “faux outrage” on full display for all to see this week. Why? All over Ted Cruz’s “New York values” comment. They demand an apology. The demand it, damn you!Well, Ted Cruz obliged. And it. Is. Brilliant.Ted Cruz 'apologizes' to offended New Yorkers (Video) Hillary Clinton and Andrew Cuomo and Bill de Blasio have all demanded an apology. I’m happy to apologize:I apologize to the millions of New Yorkers who have been let down by liberal politicians in that state.I apologize to the hard...
  • Giuliani: Cruz owes New York an apology

    01/16/2016 8:10:13 AM PST · by Isara · 87 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 15, 2016 | Rebecca Savransky
    Rudy Giuliani on Friday said Ted Cruz should apologize to New York City for attacking its "values" in the presidential race."After all we have been through as a city and as one undivided nation, to have a United States senator running for President paint New York as a city consumed with greed, sin and media obsession is shocking," Giuiani, who has not made an endorsement in the 2016 race, wrote in the New York Daily News."Sen. Ted Cruz should apologize to the people of New York for his remarks and to the people of the United States for his crass...
  • The Goldberg File - Natural-Born, New York Values and Our Weak Overlords

    01/16/2016 1:03:08 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 52 replies
    The National Review ^ | January 15, 2016 | Jonah Goldberg
    Dear Reader (including those of you born in Canada), I guess we should start there. I find this birther stuff to be a lot like women's prison movies: compelling, entertaining, and totally ridiculous. Other than the presidency, there's no place in American life where the distinction between "naturalized" and "natural-born" citizenship matters. But imagine if it did? Imagine that your American-born mother just happened to give birth to you in Canada or Belize while on vacation. Your American-born mom and dad bring you home days later and raise you exactly as they would have had they been in Cleveland the...
  • CRUZ: I Apologize to the Millions of New Yorkers Who Have Been Let Down by Liberal Politicians

    01/15/2016 7:53:58 PM PST · by Isara · 45 replies
    Cruz News ^ | January 15
    HOUSTON, Texas - Presidential candidate Ted Cruz today responded to demands from liberal politicians including Hillary Clinton, Andrew Cuomo and Bill de Blasio to apologize for his criticisms of the liberal progressive values embraced by the New York elites.Ted Cruz on the Sean Hannity Show January 15, 2016 (Video)Cruz’s comments from the Sean Hannity Show are below, followed by a full statement.Hillary Clinton and Andrew Cuomo and Bill de Blasio have all demanded an apology. I’m happy to apologize:I apologize to the millions of New Yorkers who have been let down by liberal politicians in that state.I apologize to the...
  • Ted Cruz Made Donald Trump Hide Behind Political Correctness (Video: Trump on Russert's)

    01/15/2016 5:08:37 PM PST · by Isara · 80 replies
    The Resurgent ^ | January 15, 2016 | Erick Erickson
    Below is the interview of Donald Trump with Tim Russert that Ted Cruz referenced in the Thursday night debate. In it, Donald Trump says he is very pro-choice and supports even partial birth abortions because he is from New York and has New York values.Donald Trump: "I'm Very Pro Choice," Partial Birth Abortion is OK (Video)To deflect Cruz’s point last night, Donald Trump had to resort to political correctness. He had to insist that the American values on display on 9/11 were somehow uniquely New York values. Second, he had to make the case that those New Yorkers were victims...
  • Trump's New York Values (Tim Russert NBC interview)

    01/15/2016 3:37:10 PM PST · by gwgn02 · 187 replies
    NBCNews via Youtube ^ | 1/14/16 | Jerry Livingston
    Trump singing a different tune just a short while back. FLIP FLOP campaign conservative.
  • No, Cruz's 'New York Values' Slam Won't Hurt Him. Because He's Right, And Even New Yorkers Know It.

    01/15/2016 2:43:20 PM PST · by Isara · 99 replies
    Daily Wire ^ | January 15, 2016 | Ben Shapiro
    The more I think about the explosive exchange between Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Donald Trump about "New York values," the less I think it will hurt Cruz, and the more cynical and gross both Trump and the media seem.Here's the text of the relevant portion of the exchange: BARTIROMO: Senator Cruz, you suggested Mr. Trump, quote, "embodies New York values." Could you explain what you mean by that?CRUZ: You know, I think most people know exactly what New York values are.BARTIROMO: I am from New York. I don't.CRUZ: What - what - you're from New York? So you might...
  • Trump’s pal Hillary Clinton backs him up on ‘New York Values’!

    01/15/2016 1:35:59 PM PST · by Isara · 46 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | Jan 15, 2016 | soopermexican
    Trump’s favorite wedding guest Hillary Clinton came out in support of his defense of “New York Values” against Ted Cruz.Watch below: Just this once, Trump's right: New Yorkers value hard work, diversity, tolerance, resilience, and building better lives for our families. -H— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) January 15, 2016 Another far left liberal politician from New York came out in support of the Trumpinator this morning as well – the sainted Andrew Cuomo. He’s presided over the “New York Values” of gun grabbing and demanding prolife conservatives be run out of New York.
  • We All Know What New York Values Are, Why is Trump Insulted?

    01/15/2016 12:53:01 PM PST · by Isara · 42 replies
    The Resurgent ^ | January 15, 2016 | Steve Berman
    Donald Trump was offended last night that Ted Cruz accused him of having "New York values." Speaking to the television audience in Iowa, New Hampshire and the rest of the country, and the live audience in South Carolina, Cruz reminded us that we know what that means.When I was barely able to vote, growing up in N.H., I attended a town meeting in Seabrook. This is the oldest form of democracy, and it's still used in the Granite State, where a Board of Selectmen and a moderator have an annual meeting where all residents have a say, and a vote,...
  • Who is Donald Trump, Really?

    01/15/2016 11:38:31 AM PST · by TBP · 122 replies
    Texas GOP Vote ^ | December 1, 2015 at 8:14 AM | Tom Donelson
    Byron York had an interesting piece on Donald Trump that is worth reading. At least anyone who might be interested in the real Donald Trump. Trump appeared in front of the “non-partisan” No Labels group who desperately wants candidates that will “compromise” even though it is never clear what compromises will result in. Donald Trump told this group, "Let me just tell you, the word compromise is not a bad word to me. I like the word compromise. We need compromise, there is nothing wrong with compromise, but it's always good to compromise and win. Meaning, let's compromise and win."...
  • Liberals desperately seeking self-suffering

    01/14/2016 7:50:24 PM PST · by MtnClimber · 25 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 14 Jan, 2016 | Douglas Herz
    We know that liberals desperately pursue those things that cause them to hate themselves. Who knows why? Perhaps it is some kind of sick reason to justify their miserable existence, a sort of mental self-flagellation, to join the endless cognitive dissonances that also reside in the liberal psyche. Whatever the reason, for the rest of us, this liberal lunacy causes only puzzled disbelief and amused head-scratching. A perfect example is the meme that racist Europeans caused the virtual extinction of the Indians in America by bringing dreaded diseases with them to the New World in a deliberate ethnic cleansing. Unfortunately...
  • Trump Scares Democrats Almost as Much as Republicans

    01/14/2016 11:26:21 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 27 replies
    Roll Call ^ | January 14, 2016 | Jon Allen
    Trump's more open to policies that appeal to Democratic voters than any of the other Republicans in the race. Though he tends not to emphasize them in the primary - for obvious reasons - he holds or has held un-Republican positions on the social safety net, taxes, campaign finance, gay rights and other issues.That is, he would be more likely as president to find common ground with Democrats in Congress than any of the other Republican candidates, most of whom have gotten to where they are through careful attention to party orthodoxy.Donald Trump terrifies Democratic leaders almost as much as...
  • Horowitz: It's Beyond Time for A Cold-Eyed Look At Trump's Record

    01/13/2016 5:50:38 PM PST · by JSDude1 · 71 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | January 13, 2106 | Daniel Horowitz
    “You’ve convinced me [of the need to pass the Dream Act].” [NBC Latino, 8/22/13] "I hate the concept of it, but on a humanitarian basis with what’s happening, you have to [bring in Syrian refugees]." [Interview with Bill O’Reilly, 9/8/15] Regarding Kim Davis: “Because we had a ruling from the Supreme Court and we are a country of laws and you have to do what the Supreme Court ultimately, whether you like the decision or not, and it was a 5-4 decision, whether you like the decision or not, you have to go along with the Supreme Court. That’s the...
  • One Left-Wing Ring to Rule Them All

    01/12/2016 5:06:02 AM PST · by Servant of the Cross · 9 replies
    National Review ^ | 1/12/2016 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Proper liberal credentials trump all the usual forms of identity politics. In the 21st century, doctrinaire liberalism is synonymous with hypocrisy. Or maybe it is better seen as career insurance, providing exemption from all the many paradoxes of a leftist worldview. The rich supporter of affirmative action still uses, without apology, the old-boy network to pull privileged strings to get his own son admitted to the proper college. Al Gore flies on a carbon-spewing private jet, saving the planet by getting to conferences more quickly and enjoyably. High-tax proponent John Kerry docks his yacht where he can avoid taxes; how...
  • Sarcastic Definition of the Day: Liberal

    01/11/2016 2:19:10 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 7 replies
    American Irony ^ | 1-11-16 | The Looking Spoon
  • GOP lawmakers call for firing of Mizzou professor who called for 'muscle'

    01/05/2016 6:12:19 AM PST · by simpson96 · 25 replies
    USA Today ^ | 1/6/2016 | Aamer Madhani
    <p>More than 100 Missouri Republican lawmakers are calling for the firing of a University of Missouri assistant professor and a staff member who received nationwide attention after a video captured the two women attempting to intimidate student journalists at the site of a campus protest in November.</p>
  • A Guide To The Radical Left Wing Ideology And Flip-Flops Of Fake Conservative Donald J. Trump

    01/02/2016 7:04:44 AM PST · by justlittleoleme · 67 replies
    BuzzFeed ^ | Jul. 21, 2015 | Christopher Massie, Andrew Kaczynski
    1. Barack Obama Trump said in 2009 that Obama was “a strong guy who knows what he wants,” a person with “the mark of a strong leader,” and “totally a champion.” He even bestowed the greatest Trumpian honor upon Obama, saying, “I would hire him.”In 2011, while considering making a run for president, he placed himself at the vanguard of the “birther” movement, demanding that Obama show his birth certificate and fueling suspicions that the president was not born in the United States. 2. Hillary Clinton As has been widely reported, Hillary Clinton attended Trump’s wedding in 2005. Trump also...
  • Puerto Rico Panic

    12/30/2015 4:37:59 PM PST · by Retain Mike · 19 replies
    World Magazine ^ | December 11, 2015 | Marvin Olasky
    Liberals are trumpeting a looming “humanitarian crisis” that demands a federal bailout: Otherwise, Puerto Rico will have to cut spending on schools and hospitals. Conservatives are emphasizing a governance crisis: Many Puerto Rican politicians have won votes by overspending; and if they get away with it, their counterparts in California, Connecticut, Illinois, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, and other states will keep running toward the cliff. One piece of political evidence: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio flew to Puerto Rico last month and marched with thousands who demanded that Washington send more...
  • The Left’s Anti-White Racism

    12/30/2015 5:31:15 AM PST · by Beowulf9 · 13 replies
    http://www.theamericanconservative.com ^ | December 23, 2015 | ROD DREHER
    White men must be stopped the very future of mankind depends on it That’s the way the left-wing website Salon.com presents a racist column by an elderly white male leftist named Frank Joyce. A sample from the column: The future of life on the planet depends on bringing the 500-year rampage of the white man to a halt. For five centuries his ever more destructive weaponry has become far too common. His widespread and better systems of exploiting other humans and nature dominate the globe. The time for replacing white supremacy with new values is now. And just as some...
  • America Isn't Growing More Liberal; It's Growing More Polarized

    12/29/2015 5:48:34 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 52 replies
    National Review ^ | 12/29/2015 | David French
    Writing in The Atlantic, Peter Beinart has launched yet another debate about America's ideological direction. Asserting that the country is becoming more liberal, Beinart argues that Occupy and Black Lives Matter activists have commandeered the national debate far more effectively than the radicals of the past, to the point that the next Democratic president is likely to be more liberal than Barack Obama and the next Republican president more liberal than George W. Bush. I think not. All evidence suggests that America is growing both more liberal and more conservative. The Left is moving Left, and the Right is moving...
  • The question I asked before any play date (Any evil guns in your house?)

    12/24/2015 11:55:48 AM PST · by pabianice · 107 replies
    WaPo ^ | 3/15 | Donahue
    It was the most awkward and divisive of questions that I would ask of other parents, usually new acquaintances, but also of old friends. We’d be on the phone, discussing our young children, laughing, and the subject of play dates would come up. The other mom might say, “Can Chloe come over here tomorrow to play with Maddie?” I would ask, “Do you keep guns in your house?” Always it would lead to the most illuminating of answers, whether yes or no. If the response was negative, the parent would answer immediately, following up with something like, “No, never. We...
  • NPR Used ‘Schlonged’ to Describe Geraldine Ferraro in 2011

    12/23/2015 4:22:56 PM PST · by mkjessup · 64 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 23 December 2015 | Joel Pollak
    Donald J. Trump is still coming under fire from Hillary Clinton's campaign and the media, including National Public Radio (NPR), for using the term "schlonged" to describe her defeat in the 2008 Democratic presidential primary.
  • Kurt Russell: Bill Maher Is a Fake Libertarian

    12/22/2015 10:20:38 AM PST · by DFG · 24 replies
    breitbart ^ | 12/22/2015 | John Nolte
    Out promoting his new film “The Hateful Eight,” longtime libertarian Kurt Russell opened up again about his politics, this time to the Daily Beast, where he pointed out an obvious fact: that Bill Maher is nothing close to a libertarian. “I’m not a Bill Maher libertarian,” Russell said. “That’s faux-libertarianism. He doesn’t know what it is. I like him, and he’s a nice guy, but seriously, that’s not libertarianism.”
  • 20 Ways To Tell If You Might Be A Liberal (Fun Analogy)

    12/22/2015 5:03:25 AM PST · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 22, 2015 | John Hawkins
    Are you not sure that you're a liberal? Well, there's an easy way to find out. You might be a liberal if… 1) Your newspaper calls people "bigoted" for being worried about bringing Syrian refugees to America, but you won't run pictures of Muhammad because you're afraid Muslims might kill you for it. 2) You think every man accused of sexual assault is guilty until proven innocent except Bill Clinton. 3) You insist that anyone who questions global warming hates science even though you don't understand any of the science behind it yourself and you say we have to do...
  • The Ugly Truth About Marco Rubio And His Gang-Of-Eight Amnesty Bill

    12/20/2015 7:38:51 PM PST · by JSDude1 · 12 replies
    Townhall ^ | December 19, 2015 | John Hawkins
    To truly understand why so many people are angry at Marco Rubio about his Gang-of-Eight amnesty bill, you have to go all the way back to his race against Charlie Crist. Rubio was a Jeb Bush acolyte who embraced the Tea Party and ran for senator in Florida against Charlie Crist. Crist was the popular sitting governor in the state and Rubio was thought to be a huge underdog. However, the grassroots embraced Rubio. Just to give you an example, very early on I organized a coalition that endorsed Rubio and encouraged people not to give money to the NRSC...