Duh, Foregone Conclusion
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‘Ghostbusters’ Heading for $70M-Plus Loss, Sequel Unlikely | Hollywood Reporter Immediately upon the opening of Ghostbusters in mid-July, top Sony executives boldly declared a sequel to Paul Feig’s all-female reboot of Ivan Reitman’s 1984 classic was a given. “While nothing … Continue reading

Drudge Brings the Heavy
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His splash page at the moment: TWILIGHT ZONE: ORLANDO TERRORIST’S DAD FOR CLINTON! CHEERS HILLARY AT RALLY SAID GOD WILL PUNISH GAYS SUPPORTED TALIBAN So, Hillary has the dad of the barbarian savage Muslim murderfuck who slaughtered fifty or so … Continue reading

Fail State
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Instapundit » Blog Archive » IT’S NOT A FAILURE UNTIL THE POLITICAL CLASS CAN’T WRING ANY MORE GRAFT FROM IT: Richard Epstein: Richard Epstein: The Blue State Model Has Failed. To say that is has failed is to imply that … Continue reading

I Laughed and Laughed – And Expect to Be Laughing More Shortly
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Tronc: How Tribune Publishing’s New Name Will Shape its Identity – Editor & Publisher When former greeting card executive Aaron Kushner purchased the Orange County Register and Riverside Press-Enterprise in Southern California a few years ago, he set the media … Continue reading

Do You Yahoo? Not Any More.
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Bungling, Inc.: Yahoo Sold to Verizon : The Other McCain Yahoo is arguably the worst-run major company in the history of high tech. In 1998, Yahoo could have bought Google for a mere $1 million. Four years later, after Google … Continue reading

Putting All the Losers In One Basket
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Why Verizon wants to buy an ailing Yahoo in $4.8B deal – The Washington Post “Combining Verizon, AOL and Yahoo will create a new powerful competitive rival in mobile media, and an open, scaled alternative offering for advertisers and publishers,” … Continue reading

In Which I Actually Recommend a Visit to NRO – And Advise that You Bring Your Schadenboner!
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‘Never Trump’ Dies With a Whimper in Rules Committee | National Review CLEVELAND — The “Never Trump” movement died with a whimper Thursday night. And to be clear: There was never a bang to begin with.  After months of hype … Continue reading

Of Course The Libertarians Don’t Change Anything – Because They Are Irrelevant!
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Libertarian Johnson Doesn’t Change Presidential Outcome So Far – Rasmussen Reports™ Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton still run neck-and-neck with Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson added to the ballot. Trump earns support from 40% of Likely U.S. Voters, while Clinton draws … Continue reading

Never Mind, Jake. It’s California
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Instapundit » Blog Archive » CALIFORNIA WATCH: Crumbling Roads? Let’s Build Bike Lanes!  Plus this: “A Senate Transportation and Infrastructure Development Committee backgrounder from last July noted that ‘68 percent of California’s roads are in ‘poor’ or ‘mediocre’ condition, putting … Continue reading

Another Marxist Loser Slurps Kegs of Fail
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Malloy in the Middle | City Journal Even as the Left attacks, Malloy’s budget moves have hardly won plaudits from the financial community. Last month, both Fitch and Standard & Poor’s lowered Connecticut’s credit rating—the first time in 40 years … Continue reading

Good To Know: Our War Against Muslim Terror Is Being Supervised by Muslim Terrorist Enablers
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Law Enforcement ‘Never Guessed’ Gay Club Would Be Targeted by Jihad | PJ Media James Copenhaver, in his 30 years in the business, never encountered that material nor was given any idea of how it might one day relate to … Continue reading

As Usual, Libertarian Party a Non-Factor
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Libertarians’ Johnson Makes Little Dent in Clinton-Trump Race – Rasmussen Reports™ The inclusion of Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson on a hypothetical 2016 general election ballot makes little difference in terms of support for likely major party nominees Donald Trump and … Continue reading

Cautiuon: Government At Work
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Instapundit » Blog Archive » THIS IS CRAZY: Sex with 17-year-old girl is legal in Texas—but sexted pics of her are kid porn…. They could screw up a wet dream. … Continue reading

Birds of a Particularly Ludicrous Feather
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Gary Johnson needs to leave the Libertarian Party behind. The only way for Gary Johnson to succeed is to leave his party behind. And join the Socialist Party, I guess.  Great #NeverTrump hope Gary Johnson: I side with Bernie Sanders … Continue reading

And Speaking of the Idiot Witches
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Warriors take Game 7 over Thunder, secure NBA Finals rematch OAKLAND — If the Oklahoma City Thunder were going down like this, coughing up a 3-1 series lead to the defending champion Golden State Warriors after coming so close to making … Continue reading

We Say It’s Crap, And We’re Not Going to Eat It
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‘Alice,’ ‘X-Men’ Messes: Studio Execs Prepare to Sweat a Stressful Summer – Hollywood Reporter After a Memorial Day massacre, chiefs of the big six go under the microscope with huge gambles (Sony’s ‘Ghostbusters,’ Warners’ ‘Tarzan’), potential pink slips and Xanax-inducing … Continue reading

Is Anybody At NRO Even Remotely Connected to Reality?
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The Corner | National Review Online The only real risk for Trump is that it works a little too well, and it persuades Democrats to nominate Sanders instead of the deeply flawed icon of the status quo, Hillary Clinton. But … Continue reading

Happy Days Are Here Again
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First-quarter U.S. GDP better but still weak – MarketWatch WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — The U.S. economy got off to a slow start in the first quarter of 2016, but not quite as slow as initially reported Gross domestic product rose at … Continue reading

An Easy Prediction: The Libertarian Party Will Be a Huge Flop In November – Again.
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Three Reasons the Libertarian Party Could Do Unusually Well—and Three Reasons It May Want to Contain Its Excitement – Hit & Run : Reason.com What can America’s largest third party expect from this election? The same as always – two … Continue reading

Obama Economy: 38% WORSE Than That of the Great Depression!
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Voters Think Trump Would Be Better for Economy – Or Would He? – Rasmussen Reports™ The U.S. economy historically has had an average growth rate of 3.3% but has fallen short of that number in every year of Barack Obama’s … Continue reading

Great News: Johnny McStain May Finally Be Going Down!
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Arizona Poll – John McCain Has Serious Primary Fight: McCain 41%, Kelli Ward 41%… | The Last Refuge A new PPP poll from Arizona (full pdf below) shows Senator John McCain is in a serious battle for the GOP primary.  … Continue reading

One For the Books: In Red Ink
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Microsoft Closes the Book on Nokia Assets, Ending in Disaster – Petri Back in 2013, Microsoft announced that it would be acquiring Nokia’s mobile business in a move at the time that was seen as a defensive stake in the … Continue reading

Trump Doesn’t Need Advice From Losers
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Trump: Ryan Praised Me, I’m Tired of Advice Trump, who Dowd calls ‘Mogul, — a reference to his Secret Service code name — is not interested in fresh advice from GOP insiders, according to the columnist. Asked about Texas Senator … Continue reading

It’s You. It’s Your Fault. All of It. Of Course It Is.
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TSA blames you for longer lines at airport security checkpoints | NBC4i.com Johnson said the government has a plan to deal with the lines but won’t neglect its duty to stop terrorists. “Our job is to keep the American people … Continue reading

Water, Water Everywhere, And Not a Drop To Drink (Safely)
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Pecan Corner: Flint Michigan, and the Realities of Water Supplies: DIY Solutions Texans Have Used For Decades It was the city government’s responsibility to notify the residents about the acidic water, but at this point, the people – the residents … Continue reading

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