By now, you’ve probably heard of Sandra Fluke, the “coed” who testified before Congress last week about how she and her “coed” friends at Georgetown Law School can’t afford birth control. She claimed that 40 percent of women attending the tony college, some of whom have full-time jobs, could not afford birth control because it [...]
Let’s say you’re a popular left-wing media mogul whose ridiculously well-funded web site has become the essential place to get the current Democrat Party talking points. Let’s also say that you operate in a city run by the Democratic Party where most of the residents are Democrats and have been so since long before you [...]
I hesitate to call DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz a liar, but I have noticed that she’s taken a precipitous turn toward partisan claptrap that has no basis in reality in her role as Official Spokesjerk of the Democratic Party. “We need to make sure that we tone things down, particularly in light of the [...]
Well, at least only one of them was clad in brown.
This shocked me when it came across my Twitter feed early this morning: [blackbirdpie url="https://twitter.com/#!/wbznewsradio/status/141164490736672768"] It is true, though. Barney Frank, Democratic Congressional veteran and Chair of the House Financial Services Committee, won’t run for re-election. Most folks, if they had Frank’s history of scandal –see if the name Stephen Gobie and the phrase “whore [...]
We knew they were coming; they told us when they planned to arrive. The bloggers and activists at Blog Con 2011, they said, were tools of the Koch Brothers. Apparently, they labored under the delusion that the conservative philanthropists slash Satan’s Earthly henchbeings poured limitless buckets of money into FreedomWorks, the sponsor of the convention. [...]
The Occupy Whatever has sent another person to the morgue. According to local media reports, an unidentified man died from a gunshot wound just a day or so ago. The protesters prevent local media from reporting on the incident as it happened and even beat a cameraman so badly that he had to be hospitalized. [...]
This is what democracy looks like, which is why our very wise Founders built America as a republic.
Peter Orszag, the former Director of the Office of Budget and Management in the Obama administration, thinks we have entirely too much democracy. According to him, we need lots of commissions and panels that will just do things for us, without all that messy voting and debating and gridlock. In an 1814 letter to John [...]