The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Did ObamaCare Just Die?

This seems to be the consensus interpretation of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals decision this morning: Court Rules That Subsidies in Obamacare’s Federal Exchange are Illegal, Dealing Huge Legal Blow to Health Law – Reason In Blow to Health Law, Appeals Court Limits Subsidies – New York Times BREAKING: Two Republican Judges Order Obamacare […]

Demons of Left-Wing Paranoia

The top item at Memeorandum this morning was an MSNBC article attempting to inspire fear that last week’s Hobby Lobby court decision could End Democracy As We Know It, or something. Small children and fools may be frightened by such stuff, but if you’re old enough to have followed politics for two or three decades, you […]

They Found Peggy Joseph!

Everybody remembers the Florida woman who, during the 2008 campaign, gleefully declared in a TV news interview after an Obama campaign rally that if Obama was elected, she wouldn’t have to worry about putting gas in her car or paying her mortgage. Over the years, whenever the headlines told of bad economic news I’d wonder […]

Democrats Dump Obama

Hope and Change have become a campaign liability: Obama’s approval ratings are in the basement and show no signs of improving, so Democrats are keeping their distance. On the stump, in campaign ads and at fundraisers, Obama’s absence is increasingly conspicuous. Democrats are voicing their displeasure with his policies and campaign advisers are telling candidates […]

Presidential Imperialism

Jonathan Turley has a column by President Obama’s high-handed, irresponsible and unconstitutional exercise of unilateral power: In our system, there is no license to go it alone. Rather, the Republic’s democratic architecture requires compromise. The process is designed to moderate legislation and create a broader consensus in support of these laws. Nor is congressional refusal to […]

Progressivism Won’t Be Our Death

by Smitty It’s easy, melting in the humidity of the political winter that is the Obama Administration, to take counsel from fears. But that’s really just the inner demons from the Commies burying us in negative vibe, and maybe a FaceBook experiment or two. Jonah Goldberg was focusing on “Liberals tak[ing] exception to exceptionalism” in […]

Taco Shout-Out To Harry ‘The Cadaver’

by Smitty Via Instapundit: Harry Reid (who lives in the Ritz-Carlton Hotel) said liberals are getting bullied by Republican billionaires but the Democratic Party “doesn’t have many billionaires” behind it. Remember, you can’t spell “billionaires” without the letters in “liar is on bile”. Take it away, Taco: Update: The Cadaver on Twitter: It’s time that […]

Virginia Democrat Indicted on Pornography, Underage Sex Charges

You remember Virginia state legislator Joe Morrissey: Last year it was learned the 56-year-old Democrat delegate was under investigation in relation to a sleepover with underage girl. That was 10 months ago. Now a grand jury has finally indicted him: HENRICO — A special grand jury today issued five indictments against Del. Joseph D. Morrissey, […]

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