Ace: Yesterday and Today
Bill Quick

Ace yesterday: TPA Passes, But TAA Fails: Bill In Limbo Until you recognize that you have lost our trust, and not because we’re wacko-bird hobbits, but because you are lying about every single vote you take, and work to repair … Continue reading

We’ll Let It Burn First, Moe. Sorry.
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Moe Lane » Supreme Court smacks Obama administration in Horne v. USDA. See more at Reason**, which is pretty much jumping up and down for joy on this one. I should also note that all it would have taken would have … Continue reading

Apparently The GOP Really Does Like The Notion of Committing Suicide
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WSJ/NBC poll: 75% of Republicans now say they could support Jeb Bush, tops among all candidates « Hot Air Three months ago just 49 percent said so. There’s your daily reminder that as political media and its barnacles, like yours … Continue reading

Maybe We Should Mess With Texas
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Houston district opens ‘Arabic Immersion School’ to create ‘global citizens’ – EAGnews.org HOUSTON – About 130 Houston student will attend a new Arabic immersion school next year, where they will learn to speak Arabic as they learn “to be truly … Continue reading

Mark Levin Finally Notices That the Gentry GOP and Their Robots Are At War With Conservatives
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Exclusive — Mark Levin: Boehner’s Retaliation Against Conservatives Means Open Warfare, Time to Take Him Down – Breitbart It’s time for conservatives to take out House Speaker Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) and all of his comrades in primaries, nationally syndicated … Continue reading

GOP Robots Line Up to Buy Noose With Which To Hang Themselves
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House Approves Obamatrade’s TPA, Bill Must Go to Senate Next – Breitbart The House action is unusual. As Breitbart News reported: “To engage in the complicated procedural chicanery needed to revive the once-dead Obamatrade, bringing its Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) portion … Continue reading

Oh, Please. Spare Me.
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Too Bad Jeb Was Good | Diary of a Mad Voter Jeb Bush (with or without last name) made a fine debut speech at Miami Dade College Monday, right up there with Marco Rubio’s several weeks ago. Must be something … Continue reading

A Paen to a Deliciously Poisoned Banquet of Crap Sandwiches
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Instapundit » Blog Archive » THERE’S SOMETHING TO THIS: Philip Klein: If Republicans can’t beat Hillary, they should disband the Republican Party… Big hooraw in the comments with lots of GOP-bots raging at us “leftist Libertarians” for not meekly lining … Continue reading

Jeb Bush: The Candidate of the Suicide Wing of the Gentry GOP
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Why is Jeb Bush’s campaign surprised that he isn’t running away with the race? « Hot Air And all of that was going to happen despite the fact that even Bush-lovers recognize that his name is a huge liability in … Continue reading

I Knew America Would Destroy Itself From Within. I Just Never Realized How Enthusiastically It Would Go About Doing It
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GOP aiming for Friday trade vote, but snag remains – Jake Sherman and John Bresnahan – POLITICO House leaders, confident but not yet certain they have the support to pass sweeping trade legislation, are aiming to bring the package to … Continue reading

Time to Pay the Sunni Barbarians In Iraq Again
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U.S. Embracing a New Approach on Battling ISIS in Iraq – NYTimes.com “These new advisers will work to build capacity of Iraqi forces, including local tribal fighters, to improve their ability to plan, lead and conduct operations against ISIL in … Continue reading

Never Mind. Forget I Asked.
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Why the “biggest government hack ever” got past the feds | Ars Technica Why the “biggest government hack ever” got past the feds Inertia, a lack of internal expertise, and a decade of neglect at OPM led to breach. Shorter … Continue reading

Welcome to the Suicidal Idiocracy – Enjoy It While You Can. It Won’t Last Long.
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Poll: Americans Want Supreme Court to Leave Obamacare Subsidies Alone – Bloomberg Politics Americans want the Supreme Court to leave Obamacare premium subsidies alone, even as they disapprove of the law generally, according to an ABC News/Washington Postpoll released Monday. … Continue reading

The Suicidal Boobs of the Idiocracy
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The TSA Is Useless. But Have You Seen Their Instagram Feed? – Hit & Run : Reason.com Here’s one thing the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has going for it: a nifty Instagram feed. The airport security agency’s presence on the … Continue reading

How to Turn Gun Grabbers to Good Use
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Texas legislature approves campus-carry « Hot Air The intent of this bill is great, even if the effects are going to be somewhat diluted. (More on that below.) College campuses have been tempting fruit for deranged mass shooters, largely because … Continue reading

Pass the Popcorn Over Here
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Cameron Crowe Apologizes for Casting Emma Stone as Asian Character in ‘Aloha’ | TIME Enjoy another episode in the spectacle of progressives eating their own. Like (0) … Continue reading

At Amazon: Low Carb, Sugar Free, Gluten Free, Organic, and Specialty Diet Stores
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The Low Carb Grocery Store The Sugar Free Store The Gluten Free Store The Organic Food Store (That Nutiva Coconut Oil is excellent!) The Speciality Diet Store Vegan, Low Sodium, non-GMO, Low Fat, Fair Trade, you name it:  It’s all … Continue reading

Los Angeles: Minimum Wage Money Grows On Trees. Doesn’t It?
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Teenage Wageland by Jared Meyer, City Journal May 20, 2015 In a near-unanimous vote, the Los Angeles City Council has decided to increase the city’s minimum wage from $9 to $15 an hour, a 67 percent change to be phased … Continue reading

Higher Education Bubble Update: Teminal Greed And Stupidity
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Support Is Growing for Government-Paid College – Rasmussen Reports™ Several prominent Democrats are championing the idea of debt-free college, and a lot of Americans agree the government should pay for those who can’t afford to go.  Forty-three percent (43%) of … 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

Nightmares
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Surprise: Jeb Bush skipping Iowa straw poll in August « Hot Air Via the Daily Caller, skip to 6:45 for Ann Coulter pushing aside all of this horse-race nonsense and urging Republicans to come to their senses by nominating a … Continue reading

You Say “Drone,” I Say “Unmanned Aircraft”
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Illinois State Police will fly “unmanned aircraft” not “drones” | Ars Technica The Illinois State Police recently received approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to add “unmanned aircraft” to its list of tools for the next two years. In a … Continue reading

New Bulletin From the Land of Drooling, Suicidal Tools
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Mitch McConnell Praises Barack Obama, Ted Kennedy, Makin’ Deals with Democrats Strangely, he didn’t inform his voters about his take on “how politics should be conducted” when he conned them into voting for him. Senators are just government workers like … Continue reading

Somebody Else Always Pays Their Blood Price
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Cultural Sensitivity Does Not Win Wars | National Review Online We cannot possibly conform our culture to comply with the often-conflicting and ever-shifting religious sensibilities of both friends and enemies. But we can be a faithful friend to proven allies. … Continue reading

I Know: Johnny Was Born Without a Hand. Let’s Cut Off Janie’s Hand. Because Fairness.
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Professor: If You Read To Your Kids, You’re ‘Unfairly Disadvantaging’ Others | National Review Online According to a professor at the University of Warwick in England, parents who read to their kids should be thinking about how they’re “unfairly disadvantaging … Continue reading

By Our Own Hand Shall We Know It
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Victor Davis Hanson: How Civilizations Collapse — Is U.S. Next? – Investors.com Why did Rome and Byzantium fall apart after centuries of success? What causes civilizations to collapse, from a dysfunctional 4th-century-B.C. Athens to contemporary bankrupt Greece? The answer is … Continue reading

Don’t Let the Door, Etc.
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Ex-US Rep. Inglis gets JFK courage award for climate stance – The Daily Progress: Wire BOSTON (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Bob Inglis received the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award on Sunday for reversing his position on climate … Continue reading

Rand Brings the Suicidal Stupid, Libertarian Style
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Rand Paul: Let’s face it, it was a mistake to topple Saddam Hussein « Hot Air Actually, Rand, the mistake was not in toppling Saddam Hussein.  It was in failing to topple the Mad Mullahs in Tehran at the same … Continue reading

Just Keep Fighting to Elect More Republicans! (That Will Fix Everything)
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Exclusive — Empirical Vote Data Shows Democrats Still Control US Senate, Harry Reid’s Office Rejoices – Breitbart Senate Democrats still control the U.S. Senate, election results last November aside, an analysis of all the votes taken since Sen. Mitch McConnell … Continue reading

Method to Their Madness
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New Hampshire could be make-or-break for Jeb Bush – The Washington Post Unlike in the first contest in Iowa, which are caucuses likely to be dominated by social conservatives hostile to Bush, New Hampshire’s primary electorate will include independents. In … Continue reading

Elect More Republicans, You Suicidal Idiots
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Congress Finally Releases Fast Track Trade Bill, And It’s A Mess | Techdirt from the why-do-republicans-want-to-do-this? dept For the past few months there have been rumors every few weeks that Congress was finally going to push out a “fast track” … Continue reading

Gentry GOP: Don’t Worry, Be Happy – Because the Chamber of Commerce Is
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Another Reason To Get Serious About Our Unguarded Border – Investors.com National Security: Credible reports have surfaced for the second time of an Islamic State training camp at the U.S. border near Texas. When will the Obama administration get serious … Continue reading

Boob Bait For the GOPbot Bubbas
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Harry Truman:  not a former governor Dwight Eisenhower:  not a former governor John F. Kennedy:  not a former governor Lyndon B. Johnson:  not a former governor Richard Nixon:  not a former governor Gerald Ford:  not a former governor Jimmy Carter:  … Continue reading

I’m So Blue
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How Blue NYC is Strangling Itself – The American Interest The problems will be hard to solve because they are deeply rooted. Corrupt politics, rent-seeking crony capitalists, organized labor, NIMBY lobbies, administrative incompetence resulting from poorly organized and poorly run … Continue reading

Why? Because Our Foreign Policy, With a Few Exceptions, Has Been a Disaster for Decades
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Why Don’t Americans Trust Republicans on Foreign Policy? | Spengler It’s hard to know whether to laugh or cry, or both, and in what order. Here we have the least competent president in American history bungling a decisive foreign policy … Continue reading

Polling the Suicidally Ignorant About Obama’s Iran Deal
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Reuters poll: Republicans evenly split on Obama’s nuclear deal « Hot Air This poll was conducted after the deal was announced so the results are, in theory, a referendum on the specific terms. Emphasis on “in theory”: I doubt one … Continue reading

Even More Comforting: I Live In the Middle of One of the Biggest Nuclear Targets In North America
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Northcom: China’s Three Missile Submarines a ‘Concern’ | Washington Free Beacon Gortney also stated explicitly that U.S. intelligence agencies have concluded that North Korea is capable of mounting a small nuclear warhead on its new road-mobile KN-08 intercontinental missiles. In … Continue reading

Wait. Let’s Concentrate On More Important Things!
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WESLEY PRUDEN: A deal with Iran built on lies – Washington Times The first lie is that an agreement for more talk is already “a deal.” So far the only agreement is to further pursue “a deal.” President Obama couldn’t … Continue reading

Meanwhile, the “Golden” State Continues to Fall Apart
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An Engineered Drought by Victor Davis Hanson, City Journal April 2, 2015 California governor Jerry Brown had little choice but to issue a belated, state-wide mandate to reduce water usage by 25 percent. How such restrictions will affect Californians remains … Continue reading

Tom Cotton: Let’s Give Iran the Same Free Pass We Gave Irag and North Korea
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Tom Cotton: Reimpose Sanctions, Force Iran To Negotiate On Our Terms | RealClearDefense Because sanctions worked so well in bringing Saddam Hussein and North Korea to heel. Like (0) … Continue reading