Be Prepared – Drop Out of Your Liberal Arts College
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Americans See Tough Road Ahead For Class of 2016 – Rasmussen Reports™ It’s about time for the latest crop of college graduates to enter the workforce, but Americans still aren’t confident about the job colleges are doing preparing those young … Continue reading

Making Carly Grate, Again!
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Well, damn. There goes about half of my photoshops straight down the toilet. Cruz Drops from Race Looks like the Carly Effect kicked in good and hard. 8:41: Cruz says “it appears that path has been foreclosed.” He says we … Continue reading

Shut Them All Down – The Sooner, The Better
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Growing number of small liberal arts college face closure after the Great Recession | Daily Mail Online Despite a bucolic waterfront campus on Long Island property once owned by the Vanderbilts, things have not been pretty at Dowling College. The … Continue reading

People Are Dying Needlessly? We’re Still In Power, So What’s Needless? Now STFU.
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DC Medical Director Drops BRUTAL Resignation Letter | The Daily Caller The medical director of D.C.’s fire department resigned in a scathing letter to Mayor Muriel Bowser, charging that “people are dying needlessly” in “a highly toxic” culture where reform … Continue reading

GOP Establishment Wishing, Hoping, For Very Short Memories Of GWB’s Iraq
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Byron York: Trump forces GOP to take uncomfortable look at Iraq War | Washington Examiner Here’s the issue. If George W. Bush is as popular as everyone says he is among Republicans in South Carolina, and those Republicans who approve … Continue reading

Responsibility: Nobody Wants to Take It
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The Left Has Two Huge Advantages, and I Have No Idea How we Overcome Them (Part 2 of 5) | Flopping Aces But why would the Radical Left be so violently opposed to quantifying any of their objectives? The reason … Continue reading

Iowa Isn’t a Primary, It’s a Train Wreck Repeatedly Waiting to Happen
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The Iowa Caucus Is Trash And We Should Get Rid Of It I don’t generally agree with much of what HuffPo writers rant on about, but frankly, this guy makes some pretty decent points. … Continue reading

Good News For the Day
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Lena Dunham Won’t Return to Twitter Without New Code of Conduct Protecting Women – Breitbart Great! Oh, wait.  Is this supposed to convince us to lobby Twatter for a Code of Conduct? If so, fail. … Continue reading

BJ The Leper
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Hillary Clinton Should Leave Bill at Home In 2008, when Hillary Clinton ran for president, her campaign dispatched her husband to reach voters they worried wouldn’t go for Hillary without a nudge from Bill. But in state after state where Bubba … Continue reading

A Look Back: Bush and the Defeat of America in the War On Islamic Terrorism
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Painful Question, More Painful Answer | Daily Pundit Archive Site I repeat:  I wrote this almost eight years ago! That was in 2006, two years before American distaste for GWB’s botched war in Iraq swept a formerly unknown Senator from … Continue reading

The Failure of California’s Draconian Gun Controls to Prevent the Muslim Massacre at San Bernadino
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**LIVE UPDATES*** San Bernardino Shooting Day Two: The Jihadis Next Door – Breitbart The White House is calling for a new assault weapons ban, Charlie Spiering notes. Presidential contender Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT)   16%     Liberty Score™ Voting … Continue reading

It Was Obama, Moron. He Did This. And I Predicted He Would Three Weeks After His Inauguration
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The remarkable Republican takeover of state legislatures, in 1 chart – The Washington Post Part of the reason Republicans have gained over 900 state legislative seats since Obama became president is that they have a very well-funded infrastructure that focuses only … Continue reading

Remember Those Huge Profits Obamacare Bribed the Health Insurance Companies With? BWA. And HAHA.
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Byron York: Obamacare death spiral a gift to 2016 GOP candidates | Washington Examiner On Thursday, UnitedHealth, the nation’s largest healthcare company, announced huge losses from the sale of Obamacare plans and threatened to pull out of the exchanges altogether. … Continue reading

Easy Peasy
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Hillary Clinton: Untrustworthy, Unlikeable, Beatable | National Review Online Run somebody against her. Really.  That’s all you need to do. … Continue reading

McArdle Makes Me Laugh
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Why reports of the GOP’s demise are exaggerated – StarTribune.com Back in 2004, commentators, possibly including me, were speculating about the possibility of a “permanent majority” for Republicans along the lines of the Democratic dominance of national elections following the … Continue reading

Obama’s Signature Legislation Will Sink the Dems in 2016
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Matt Bevin Wins Kentucky Governor Race – Breitbart The implosion of a critical piece of ObamaCare in the state no doubt had an impact on the Governor’s race. With co-ops in other states teetering on the edge of insolvency, it … Continue reading

If A Tree Falls In a Forest and Nobody Hears….
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Lessig quits presidency bid, blames political system he wanted to change | Ars Technica It didn’t take long for Harvard legal scholar Larry Lessig, the cofounder of Creative Commons, to drop his US presidency bid as a Democrat. I’m barely reporting … Continue reading

Pure, Frustrated Envy – And Shame. That’s Why.
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Saudi-Born Singer: Why Do We Blame All Our Problems on the West? Singer Shams Bandar recently declared that she was renouncing her Saudi and Kuwaiti nationalities for the sake of European citizenship, saying ‘What can these wretched [refugees] do with … Continue reading

Hey, Teacher – Want an Apple?
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The math question that has everyone puzzled because 5+5+5 is NOT 15 | Daily Mail Online Parents are venting their outrage at the Common Core school standards over a math quiz that was posted online, showing how teachers are marking … Continue reading

Plenty of Fail To Go Around
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Trump on having a big heart: Let’s face it, 9/11 happened on George W. Bush’s watch « Hot Air I’m old enough to remember when attacking Bush over 9/11 would draw indignation on the right for minimizing Bill Clinton’s failure … Continue reading

Bush’s Iraq Quagmire
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Questions and Observations | Free Markets, Free People So the boggy water, marsh grass and alligators for both quagmires was being greatly supplemented by outside forces in Vietnam and Afghanistan.    That’s called a proxy war. It’s been done for ages, … Continue reading

The Thrill Is Gone
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Emmys Draw Smallest Audience Ever | Variety Well, till next year, at any rate. … Continue reading

Kanye Who? What?
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Kardashian memes take over Twitter as Kanye West announces presidency run | Daily Mail Online Every presidential candidate needs the support of the nation. And as Kanye West announced he was running for president in 2020 during the MTV VMAs … Continue reading

Money for Nothing
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Packing heat in Detroit: Motown residents answer police chief’s call to arms In a city plagued by chronic unemployment and crime and guarded by a dwindling police force, residents of Detroit are increasingly taking protection of themselves, their families and … Continue reading

Hard Times Goin’ ’Round
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With China Crash, Saudi Arabia Hemorrhaging Cash With China’s economic crash driving U.S. oil prices down to $42 a barrel, Saudi Arabia is the oil-exporting nation suffering the worst economic decline. Russia’s being hammered, too. They need the money from … Continue reading

TSA: We Will Kill You If We Have To – For Your Own Good, Of Course
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The TSA’s 12 Signs You Might Be a Terrorist – Reason.com This summer vacation, don’t get detained at the airport. Avoid these suspicious behaviors that TSA agents are actually trained to look for. I wish this wasn’t true, but it … Continue reading

Strategery and Saddam, AQIA, and ISIL
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NBC Military Analyst: McCain ‘Absolutely Right’ That There’s No ISIS Strategy – Breitbart NBC News Military Analyst Col. Jack Jacobs, Ret. agreed with Sen. John McCain (R-AZ)’s (R-AZ) assessment that there is no strategy against ISIS, although he took a different … Continue reading

This little piggie squealed ‘wee wee wee” all the way home.
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Moody’s downgraded Chicago’s municipal debt to junk status today. Rahm was irate, and spoke truth to power: “While Chicago’s financial crisis is very real and at our doorsteps, today’s irresponsible decision by Moody’s to downgrade the City’s credit by two … Continue reading

Since We Refused to Pursue Victory, Now We Get Death
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BREAKING: ISIS Executes 600 Yazidi Hostages in Tal Afar | The Gateway Pundit ISIS reportedly slaughtered 600-700 Yazidi prisoners in the Tal Afar region of northern Iraq. The execution of hundreds of Yazidis in the city of (Tal Afar) at … Continue reading

A Pretty Good Summary Of George W. Bush’s Botched Iraq Fiasco
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America’s 5 Worst Wartime Presidents | The National Interest George W. Bush and Iraq: Bush encountered just about every trap in the path of presidents who take their country to war. First, he embraced a preventive-war doctrine, which heightened all … Continue reading

Credit Where Credit Is Due
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Cheney: Obama is ‘Worst President We’ve Ever Had’ | CNS News During Tuesday’s Hugh Hewitt show, former Vice President Dick Cheney voiced his opinion on President Barack Obama saying, “his actions are constituted in my mind those of the worst … Continue reading

Some Thoughts About G.W. Bush
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Over at Insty’s joint, I posted this comment: NOBEL PEACE PRIZE UPDATE: “Every nuclear power is spending lavishly to upgrade its atomic arsenal. … “ that warmongering cowboy Bush“ Remember the Axis of Evil? Remember “You’re either with us or … Continue reading

Sunday TLDR Rant
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Bring Back the Bush Doctrine—with One Addition The Bush Doctrine, by contrast, is the path to victory — if we get that one addendum right. It is this: Our enemies are not driven by American foreign policy, our friendship with … Continue reading

Is It Just Me, Or Does the New NRO “Look” Suck Chrome Off Tailpipes?
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National Review Surely I’m not the only one who thinks NRO’s new look is just godawful? Busy, cluttered, gimmicky, incoherent, and failing utterly in a futile grab for trendiness? … Continue reading

Here’s Hoping Emanuel’s Right
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Emanuel: If SCOTUS Rules Against O’Care, We’d Have ‘Major Crisis,’ There Is No Fix (clip) :: Grabien – The Multimedia Marketplace And remember, there is no quick fix to this. If the supreme court said the irs cannot give out … Continue reading

Grading On a Curve
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What grade would you give Lenovo’s response to the Superfish situation? | SuperSite for Windows Yesterday Lenovo created quite a firestorm when it was revealed they had been installing adware/malware on brand new computers being shipped to customers. Accorging to … Continue reading