davidl on March 27th, 2015

Breaking, Dirty Harry Reid can not see way to re-election, announces retirement, from Ed Morrissey, Hot Air: “I want to be able to go out at the top of my game,” Harry Reid told the New York Times’ Carl Hulse in announcing his retirement. The former Senate Majority Leader, forced to the minority for the […]

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Eric Florack on March 23rd, 2015

I’m coming off the first extended weekend I’ve had in several weeks. Kinda nice being able to spend some time around the house. My truck needed some work anyway, and I had some paperwork that I had to complete. the paperwork in this job is seemingly endless. One of the things that I had taken […]

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davidl on March 16th, 2015

Just how bad is Mrs. Clinton tanking?   Bad enough for Ezra Klien, Vox, to call for the return of Candidate Hanging Chad and Mr. Climate Change himself, Algore, from Tom Johnson, News Busters: Many Democrats would like to see a first-tier figure challenge Hillary Clinton for the party’s presidential nomination. Vox editor-in-chief Ezra Klein agrees, […]

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Hands up, don’t shoot, the political lie of last year.  There was never credible evidence that Ferguson Police Officer Darrin Wilson shot Micheal Brown while the latter had his hands raised in the air.  Yet  this false meme became a left stream media tenet of faith and was repeated on the floor of Congress by […]

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davidl on March 6th, 2015

Good news for the grandmother of the country, Mrs. Clinton’s will not have rearrange her baby sitting schedule for her granddaughter to attend those pesty cabinet meetings.  Mrs. Clinton’s campaign for the White House has reached room temperature, from Fox News: Fox News has exclusively obtained an internal 2011 State Department cable that shows Secretary […]

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davidl on January 28th, 2015

On January 13 and 14 a major blizzard hit the city of Chicago, and so ended the political career of one Michael Bilandic, from Wikipedia: [Chicago’s] inadequate response to the blizzard was blamed primarily on mayor Michael Bilandic, who had assumed the post after the 1976 death of Richard J. Daley.[2][3] Newspaper articles at the […]

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davidl on January 8th, 2015

Little Dickie Durbin wants you to pay yet more in gas taxes for the privilege of driving your own vehicle, from Laura Barron-Lopez, Hill: Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says he thinks “now is the time” to raise the gas tax, which hasn’t been touched by Congress in over 20 years. “I think now […]

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davidl on January 7th, 2015

The reign of Dirty Harry Reid is over in the Senate. The adults are back in charge, and Charles Krauthammer has some advice for the remaining democrat senators, the Snark of the Day: “[T]he days of hiding under Harry Reid’s desk are over.” Regular order is back in the Senate. Hat tip:  Legal Insurrection.

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davidl on January 6th, 2015

Here is to you Here’s to you Kirby Delauter. I mention your names because I am free to do so and because I care to do so. What it to you Kirby? Hat tip: Eugene Volokh

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davidl on January 3rd, 2015

Congress has gotten a wee bit smarter.   The dumbest woman in Congress, one Carolyn McCarthy has retired, from Useless Toady: MINEOLA, N.Y. – Early in her congressional career, Carolyn McCarthy’s plea – rare in politics – was, “Let me go home!” That is, pass gun control laws and let me retire, having done what I […]

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davidl on December 31st, 2014

New York City’s finest, the New York Police Department are engaged in a work slow down and all the Mayor Bill de Blasio seems to care about whether he getting his full ration of respect, from Murray Weiss, DNAinfo: NEW YORK CITY — While Mayor Bill de Blasio was personally coaxing the city’s police union […]

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davidl on December 27th, 2014

Bernie Sander (socialist – Vermont) wants to run for President: BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont independent Sen. Bernie Sanders says he’ll decide by March whether to launch a 2016 presidential campaign and, if so, whether he’ll seek the Democratic nomination. Either way, Sanders says he wouldn’t run just to nudge the debate to the left. […]

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davidl on December 11th, 2014

In the wake of the imploded Rolling Stone story on an fictitious rape on the University of Virginia campus, New York State junior Senator Kristen Gillibrand ( D -New York) is still jousting  with imaginary enemies, from Chicago Tribune: “Clearly we don’t know the facts of what happened or didn’t happen” in the alleged University […]

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davidl on December 6th, 2014

Ronald Reagan said “Trust but verify,”    One Zerlina Maxell argues,  don’t verify, just trust, from Washington Post: In last month’s deep and damning Rolling Stone report about sexual assault at the University of Virginia, a reporter told the story of “Jackie,” who said she was gang raped at a fraternity party and then essentially ignored […]

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davidl on December 1st, 2014

Mary Landrieu (D – District of Columbia) is about to lose her Senate seat from Louisiana and has approved the following, from Rep. Cedric Richmond, via Washington Post: “Have you heard the crazy stuff Bill CaRep. Cedric Richmond Rep. Cedric Richmond Rep. Cedric Richmond Rep. Cedric Richmond Rep. Cedric Richmond Rep. Cedric Richmond Rep. Cedric […]

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