From Jeff Zeleny. ABC News: Rep. Trey Gowdy, chairman of the House Select Committee on Benghazi, said Tuesday he still intended to summon former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to testify as part of the investigation into the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Libya that killed four Americans. “Every witness who has […]
from Karen, Lonely Conservative: Here’s some shocking news – Cuba has walked out on talks with the United States because the Castro regime isn’t interested in improving its human rights record. Inspector Renault could not be reached for comment.
Alternative title, the chickens come home to poop. Follow this timeline, if you will. In November, some unknown regime official referred to Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a “chickenshit.” Now this same, or another, regime official is “offended because Netanyahu did not seek the regime’s blessing before accepting an invitation to address Congress, from […]
Eric described the Dim Won’s State of the Union speech(SOTU) as a barn dance. I beg to differ. What Obama offered up was yet another snake dance. Obama is incapable of leadership. A leader sees the situation as it is, remains calms and responds with action is both appropriate and possible. In contrast, Obama only […]
Nearly four million people and forty world leaders attended an anti-terrorism rally in France. Notable by his absence, Dim Won, the Snark of the Day, from Jeffery Goldberg, Atlantic: “It would have been nice to see the country whose birth was midwifed by France send its leader to stand with France today.” Hat tip: Nice […]
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 […]
Mark Steyn draws a straight line between the ilk of the Barack Obama and the New York Times and those who invoke Islam to commit mass murder, video: Hat tip: Nice Deb The Islamist terrorists could silence what passes for Western Civilization when only a mere weekly publication in France, Charlie Hebdo, was brave enough […]
The Senate Majority Minority Leader, Dirty Harry Reid (NV) is sporting a shiner. What gives? From John Hinderacker, Power Line: What does it look like happened to Reid? He looks like he has been in a fight, and not with an elastic band. Some are speculating that he had a run-in with Las Vegas underworld […]
From Bridge Johnson, PJ Media: President Obama “strongly condemned” the terrorist attack on the offices of a satirical magazine in Paris, saying they’re reaching out to French officials to help as the gunmen are on the loose. “I strongly condemn the horrific shooting at the offices of Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris that has reportedly […]
Even the WaPo has noted that there are fifty-three, out of fifty-three, fewer Cuban political prisoners released by Castro than was promised by the regime, from Washington Post: An air of secrecy surrounds the fate of 53 political prisoners whom Cuba agreed to free in its historic deal with the United States last month, as […]
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.
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 […]
Two political campaigns, albeit both losing, two political icons, one national and one partisan. and two speeches. Up first Mario Cuomo at age 52 in 1984, video: Next, Ronald Reagan at age 53 in 1964, video: Compare and contrast, funny Cuomo’s speech is the singular speech for which is noted In contrast, Reagan’s speech was […]
Mayor Bill, b/k/a New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio thinks the New York City Police Department is the problem, from Heather Mac Donald, New York Daily News: Following the nonindictment of Officer Daniel Pantaleo for the lethal arrest of Eric Garner last July, de Blasio said that Garner’s death and the grand jury’s failure […]
Snark of the Day from Ralph Peters: “[Barack Obama] tried to romance [Vladamir] Putin and he got date-raped.” Source and video: Mediaite There are three sixty-four days left this year, but the colonel is in good shape for take the Snark of the Year.