Americans: Smarter Than The Average Bear (For the Most Part)
Bill Quick

81% Think Federal Government is Corrupt – Rasmussen Reports™ Voters strongly believe the federal government is crooked. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 81% of Likely U.S. Voters describe the federal government today as corrupt, with 33% … Continue reading

Question About the Trump Cabinet
Bill Quick

Instapundit » Blog Archive » THERE THEY GO AGAIN: IRS officials are being lambasted today for erasing yet another computer hard-d… “It is stunning to see that the IRS does not take reasonable care to preserve documents that it is … Continue reading

Americans Have Good Reasons For This
Bill Quick

Voters Say Politics, Not Best Deal, What Government Contracts All About – Rasmussen Reports™ Most voters continue to strongly doubt that the government is playing it smart with taxpayer money. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 69% … Continue reading

How The Boodle Sausage Gets Made With the Donor Class
Bill Quick

A week ago I reported: This Is…Disappointing… – Daily Pundit   NEW ORLEANS — Striding up the sidewalk of one of this city’s most affluent neighborhoods on Monday evening, S. Scott Sewell seemed an unlikely figure to be attending a … Continue reading

SCOTUS To Unlock Public Unions’ Stranglehold On Political Financing for the Democrat Party?
Bill Quick

Supreme Court appears skeptical of union fees — a potentially major loss for labor groups – LA Times The Supreme Court sounded ready Monday to deal a severe blow to public employee unions by striking down laws that require all … Continue reading

I Wonder Who Zararia Stole This Stuff From?
Bill Quick

Plagiarist Fareed Zakaria Celebrates: White People are Dying and Trump Can’t Save You! – Breitbart The headline says it all: “America’s Self-Destructive Whites,” and naturally the opening paragraph contains the words “Donald” and “Trump.” Why is Middle America killing itself? … Continue reading

The Clinton Crime Syndicate and the Royal Oilbags
Bill Quick

Saudi Arabia Puts 47 to Death, Including Prominent Shiite Cleric – The New York Times BAGHDAD — Saudi Arabia drew condemnation from Iran and its allies in the region on Saturday after putting to death a prominent Shiite cleric who … Continue reading

Sorry, But My Dog Ate All the Evidence of Muslim Terrorism in San Bernardino
Bill Quick

FBI Neglect of San Bernardino Crime Scene Fits a Pattern While the journalists’ behavior was disturbing, it fit a pattern: the Obama administration is careless about, or is reluctant to find, evidence of terrorism. For example, the government has done almost … Continue reading

They Are So Boned – And So Are We
Bill Quick

CA GOP Consultant Helps Louisiana Elect Dem Governor Thanks in part to California Republican political consultant Rob Stutzman, Louisiana has elected a Democratic governor instead of a Republican one. Stutzman teamed with two Democrat pollsters, Rob Green and Adam Rosenblatt, … Continue reading

You Have to Hunt a Bit, But It’s There
Bill Quick

Judge tried to bribe FBI agent with beer to get family’s text messages | Ars Technica “[S]ee what you can do without drawing attention. This involves family so I don’t want anyone to know.” That’s what a North Carolina local … Continue reading

Trump’s Right About the Fed, Yellen, and Obama
Bill Quick

Trump accuses Fed of keeping rates low to help Obama | One America News Network NEW YORK (Reuters) – Republican White House contender Donald Trump accused the U.S. Federal Reserve on Tuesday of keeping interest rates low at the bidding … Continue reading

Jail Birds of a Feather
Bill Quick

Obama’s ‘Ban the Box’ Order to Move Criminal History to End of Federal Hiring Process | PJ Tatler President Obama announced on a trip to Newark today that he’d be using his executive powers to make it easier for the … Continue reading

California Joke Train At $68 Billion Had Already Crushed Original Budget By $35 Billion
Bill Quick

$68-billion California bullet train project likely to overshoot budget and deadline targets – LA Times Public opinion polls taken over the years have shown that support for the project has ebbed as costs have risen — and at $68 billion, … Continue reading

Mushmouth
Bill Quick

One Banana Short of a Republic | National Review Online I think this makes it clear that the Department of Justice either cannot or will not do its job. Williamson knows perfectly well that the DOJ has all the power … Continue reading

IRS’s Lois Lerner Skates: So Totally Corrupt
Bill Quick

DOJ ends Lois Lerner probe without bringing charges | TheHill The Justice Department is declining to bring charges against Lois Lerner, the former Internal Revenue Service (IRS) official at the center of the Tea Party targeting controversy, bringing an end … Continue reading

I Suspect Corruption. Sue Me.
Bill Quick

Reid Ribble Resigns From House Freedom Caucus The House Freedom Caucus has lost its second member since its founding. Rep. Reid Ribble, R-Wis., announced Thursday he was leaving the exclusive contingent of conservative hard-liners over the group’s role in derailing Thursday’s … Continue reading

What The Hell’s Wrong With Tennessee?
Bill Quick

Tennessee Voraciously Defends Its Right To Let AT&T Write Awful State Broadband Laws | Techdirt After fifteen years in an apparent coma, earlier this year the FCC woke up to the fact that ISPs were effectively paying states to pass … Continue reading

Mr. Zombie, Meet Mr. M4A1
Bill Quick

One Flu Over The Zombie’s Nest | National Review Online 3. I’m just not buying the idea that the military would be entirely outmatched by unthinking, slow-moving rotting sacks of meat that can be lured by loud sounds, including car … Continue reading

Eric Cantor, Whore: Of Course He Did
Bill Quick

Eric Cantor: Boehner’s Conservative Opposition Lying Former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor pens an op-ed for the New York Times defending Rep. John Boehner (R-OH)35% , who announced his resignation from Congress on Friday. Further, Cantor attacks conservative media for … Continue reading

Bribing the Hangman to Bring the Rope, One Knot At a Time
Bill Quick

$10 Million Saudi Yale Gift the Tip of a $100 Billion Iceberg Last week Saudi businessman Abdullah Kamel donated $10 million to Yale Law School, to establish a Center of Islamic law and Civilization. This was not a benign gift, … Continue reading

Sharp Suit Sharpton – Except He Doesn’t Actually Own Them
Bill Quick

Sharpton *Shocked* At Suggestion That People Who Work Harder Earn More « Tammy Bruce And I am shocked that he has a TV show. I will be even more shocked if I hear that anyone actually watches. Via NewsBusters: In … Continue reading

Megyn The Mugger
Bill Quick

Trump out at RSG15: another view « Hot Air Look, I’m not going to take up your time defending what Donald said vis-à-vis Megyn Kelly. I happen to like Kelly’s work in general and I don’t think she went over … Continue reading

With the Clinton Crime Syndicate, Charity Begins at Home
Bill Quick

Hillary’s donations to charity were mostly to her own charity: The Clinton Foundation -… – Linkis.com Hillary Clinton released seven years’ worth of tax returns last week, reflecting tens of millions of dollars in income and some millions of dollars … Continue reading

Oh, Dear: Cop License to Steal Under Attack In Oklahoma
Bill Quick

Outrage over Forfeiture Reform Is Unjustified | Cato Institute Despite the relative modesty of the reform, the response from Oklahoma law enforcement has ranged from hostile to apoplectic. Well, sure.  When you tell the armed bandits of the police state … Continue reading

Imagine: Woman Who Has Sucked Money From the Rich All Her Life Regrets Having to Continue to Do So
Bill Quick

Democrats far behind GOP in raising money for ’16 super PACs WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton has a message for the country’s wealthiest Democrats: I need you, unfortunately. “We’re going to have to do what we can in this … Continue reading

Leland Yee: Servant of the People
Bill Quick

Anti-game-violence legislator pleads guilty to racketeering | Ars Technica Through it all, Yee remained a staunch defender of the idea that the state should aid parents in making violent games harder for children to access. He has given numerous statements … Continue reading

Still The Way the World Works
Bill Quick

Some GOP candidates becoming unhinged over gay marriage ruling – The Washington Post It is, therefore, especially disheartening that Cruz, who clerked for Chief Justice William Rehnquist and who is better equipped by education and experience to think clearly about … Continue reading

The Way Things Work, Part Two
Bill Quick

BTW, Part One of this got published before I was done with it. I clicked the wrong icon, most likely. I wanted to go on to examine the question of who has the real power: the rich, or the politicos … Continue reading

Play It Again, Sam (And Again, And Again, And Again…)
Bill Quick

The consequences of Greece’s impending breakdown – The Washington Post When, as now appears likely, Greece financially separates from Europe, it will at one level be no one’s fault. Summers is, of course, spouting Ruling Class bullshit. The fault lies … Continue reading

Well, I’m Sure This Will Teach the Ruling Class the Error Of Its Ways
Bill Quick

For Every Dollar Spent Influencing US Politics, Corporations Get $760 Back | AgainstCronyCapitalism.org I almost don’t want to write it, but if one is OK with crony capitalism, essentially stealing from the American citizenry via any number of official means, … Continue reading

The Golden Rule in Politics: Them That Has the Gold Get To Rule
Bill Quick

Fleischmann Prepares to Fight off Another Primary Challenge “He raised a tremendous amount of money early, and we did not,” Fleischmann said. “We’ve cured that this time. I will make sure we raise money early, middle and late.” He may … Continue reading

Shocking, Shocking, SHOCKING Discovery: Hillary Clinton A Lying, Dishonest, Corrupt Witch
Bill Quick

Shock: Hillary Clinton Did Not Turn Over Subpoenaed Benghazi Emails Either State had these emails and decided to thwart the Committee, or, even more likely, State never had them, because Hillary never turned them over to State. Incredible. The balls … Continue reading

Trust This, Intern Smoker
Bill Quick

Bill Clinton Reads the Free Beacon | Washington Free Beacon Former president Bill Clinton referenced Washington Free Beaconreporting in an interview that aired Sunday on CNN’s State of the Union. “There’s such a trust deficit in America today,” Clinton said. … Continue reading

The High Blue Line
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Hidden Footage Shows Cops Eating Marijuana Goods, Making Amputee Jokes During Raid On Thursday, KTLA-5 reported on hidden camera footage that showed some objectionable behavior from police officers during a raid on an unlicensed marijuana dispensary. The cops were recorded … Continue reading

Why Do “Capitalist” Corporations Support Democrats?
Bill Quick

Because they own the Ruling Party, which runs the state.  The more power and control the state has, the more the Oligarchs can wield. … Continue reading

My Fantasy World
Bill Quick

22 years after Verizon fiber promise, millions have only DSL or wireless | Ars Technica A 22-year-old Verizon promise to bring fiber Internet or “comparable technology” to its entire service area in Pennsylvania has instead left more than two million homes … Continue reading

I Knew America Would Destroy Itself From Within. I Just Never Realized How Enthusiastically It Would Go About Doing It
Bill Quick

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

Some Pigs Are More Equal…No, Wait. Some Pigs Are Pigs.
Bill Quick

Chelsea Clinton’s new $10.5 million NYC penthouse – On The Block Unlike many NYC buildings where there are lots of units, the couple will have some privacy as there are only four units in the doorman monitored building, known as … Continue reading

Doesn’t Matter Who or What You Think You Vote For, You Still Get the Same Old Ruling Party
Bill Quick

Trade supporters bullish as House vote nears | TheHill House GOP leaders are expressing a bold new confidence heading into the final stretch of the divisive fight over granting President Obama broad trade powers. The vote, expected as soon as … Continue reading

A Couple of Honest Politicians Stay Bought
Bill Quick

Two Members of Boehner’s Leadership Team Openly Refuse to Admit if They’ve Read Obamatrade – Breitbart Two members of House GOP leadership—Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) and Rules Committee chairman Rep. Pete Sessions (R-TX)—refused to admit through spokespersons to … Continue reading