Regarding provocations and seats

By Steve Eggleston I had planned on noting the decline in the estimated annualized 4th-quarter real GDP growth from 2.6% to 2.2%, and ObamaCare's outsized effect on that, but another topic caught my eye. Yeterday, Peter posed the probability that Obama and his administration wants to provoke the populace into violence in order to justify … Continue reading Regarding provocations and seats

Obama to the People: Have a Seat

by baldilocks There’s the FCC (secret) Net Neutrality proposed regulation and there’s the BATFE ban on AR-15 ammunition. There are plenty of places to go to in order to read about these two tactics. And that’s what they truly are—tactics. We know, of course, about the straw and the camel’s back. Well, the Obama administration … Continue reading Obama to the People: Have a Seat

Some CPAC 2015 Straw Poll Perspective

The results for the CPAC straw poll are in and to nobody's surprise who knows how CPAC works Rand Paul won with 25,7% of the vote proving that cultivating young libertarians for a generation and a fairly consistent message pays off. While this represents a good job of organizing this isn't an election year and … Continue reading Some CPAC 2015 Straw Poll Perspective

ISIS executes gay man, The left Yawns

If you are a leftist celebrating yet another victory over the a baker or florist who is unwilling to trade a sale for their religion let me remind you what those guys cutting off the heads of Christians have in store for you if they win: Islamic State have released new shocking photos of a 'gay … Continue reading ISIS executes gay man, The left Yawns

Spain, moving towards Chavismo?

Spain now has a new political party, Podemos, whose role model is Hugo Chavez. its three founders served as advisers to the Chávez regime. What could possibly go wrong? For an answer to that questtion, let's look at what The Economist is saying this week about Venezuela:Hugo Chávez, who created and presided over the Bolivarian … Continue reading Spain, moving towards Chavismo?

Obama Is Hoping to Provoke you

Chaqtho:Chan Professor, I'm so sorry, but I must stop you. You're destroying all our work tho. Professor Yana (The Master)Oh. Now I can say I was provoked. Doctor Who  Utopia 2007 The government of The United States is not legitimate. Act accordingly. Camp of the Saints Back in June of 2013 I wrote about my … Continue reading Obama Is Hoping to Provoke you

Banning bullets is like outlawing Ink

Rather than a long post on the Obama Administration war on the 2nd Amendment let me put one thought into the minds of our friends on the left who are celebrating the attempt to ban bullets. How is this any different from a leader claiming that they are not violating freedom of speech or the … Continue reading Banning bullets is like outlawing Ink

The Smarter Balanced Connections

By A.P. Dillon Last week, I wrote about Lamar Alexander's 'education' history.  In that article, I traced Alexander's involvement with the “New American Schools Development Corporation” and how that company was merged with the  The American Institutes for Research (AIR). AIR is now producing Common Core tests for the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (SBAC).  The other outfit producing Common Core … Continue reading The Smarter Balanced Connections

I’m old enough to remember when Slut Slamming was criminal…

Remember when Stacy McCain wrote about the "slut walks" linking to the Boston Herald: Yesterday’s protest was one of an international series of “Slutwalks” sparked earlier this year when a Toronto cop reportedly told a group of York University law students that the best way to avoid getting raped was to not dress like a … Continue reading I’m old enough to remember when Slut Slamming was criminal…

My latest for Watchdog.org Change nobody believes in

My latest for Watchdog.org notes one type of change that Barack Obama has managed to create unity in suspicion in government: In 2015 America, widespread united public suspicion of these tactics may seem natural, but what I find striking is how much of a contrast this is, not just from the days of my youth, … Continue reading My latest for Watchdog.org Change nobody believes in

All about Steve: A review of Birdman

[Yes, spoilers ahead] Mexicans celebrated that Birdman won Best Picture and its director, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Best Director. Fifteen years ago González Iñárritu directed Amores Perros, a horrifying story of dog fights and strife in Mexico City - horrifying enough that I walked away - which was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film. When I … Continue reading All about Steve: A review of Birdman

This is Not the Change You’re Looking For

by baldilocks Do you know what this is about? Sure, you do. Between 2010 and 2013, the Obama administration imported almost 300,000 new immigrants from Muslim nations — more immigrants than the U.S. let in from Central America and Mexico combined over that period. (…) If just a fraction of the 300,000 new Muslim immigrants … Continue reading This is Not the Change You’re Looking For

My latest for Watchdog on Newly Released Medicare Info

I must admit I was surprised to discover that until a short time ago Medicare payment information was not available to the public but as I write here at Watchdog arena, this info is now available to discover exactly where our money is going and the AMA is not happy: A federal judge overruled the … Continue reading My latest for Watchdog on Newly Released Medicare Info

Going to CPAC this year just isn’t the Conservative thing to do.

It's the Tuesday before CPC and since 2010 the Tuesday before CPAC has been a day on last minute prep. A year ago today was finishing my packing, double-checking my battery supply, testing my broadcast equipment and confirming that the Dutch Kitchen Cannoli were ready to be picked up the next morning on the way to … Continue reading Going to CPAC this year just isn’t the Conservative thing to do.

500 in the open, how many hidden?

One of the things you often hear about how newspapers, vendors and congressmen react to letters is that they consider one letter that a person willing to write representing hundreds or perhaps thousands of people with a similar opinion who haven't bothered. While this kind of ratio is works with various debates from Net Neutrality, … Continue reading 500 in the open, how many hidden?