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Reasons for Hope this Independence Day (2/2) (Guest Post)

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One hazard of blogging that I’ve lamented before is having an idea for a topic overcome by events. This is one time that this headache is actually a good thing. In fact, it is a very good thing. The first two parts of this are actually two separate posts that I had been kicking around,… Read more »

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Well THAT Was a Slow News Week. (Guest Post)

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Prior to the string of massive rulings by the Supreme Court that started on Thursday, the news cycle was mostly dominated by some controversy regarding a symbol from a war that was fought 150 years ago. It’s a good thing it was such a slow news week, but in case you missed these trivial, non-newsworthy… Read more »

The liberal war on personal responsibility

The liberal war on personal responsibility

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  Back in 1995 Philip Howard published a book called “The Death of Common Sense.” It was about government smothering people with regulations. Today we might write another book- The Death of Personal Responsibility. Personal responsibility has been murdered- smothered by the same liberals who ended the life of common sense. In what has to… Read more »

Hey, remember when blackface wasn't cool?

Hey, remember when blackface wasn’t cool?

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  It has been disclosed that Rachel Dolezal, the head of the Spokane NAACP, is actually white and according to her brother lives in “blackface.” Liberals are falling all over themselves defending her which begs the question- why wasn’t blackface always cool? Remember this?   Didn’t go over so well, despite Whoopi’s involvement. How about… Read more »

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Looking Objectively, Hillary’s Handling of the Press Is Brilliant (Guest Post)

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  Nope, that clickbait-worthy headline was not meant to be sarcastic – I’m dead serious. If nothing else, Hillary Clinton’s early presidential campaign strategy has been interesting. She’s been getting tons of press for the fact that she… refuses to talk to the press. The Free Beacon’s Matthew Continetti reports: This strategy of press avoidance… Read more »

The McKinney Pool Party Adventure

The McKinney Pool Party Adventure

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You can get a very good accounting of the players in the McKinney Pool Party here and here. What I want to focus on is the video and what Officer Eric Casebolt was facing. Here is the raw video As you watch the beginning of the video, you’ll note that all the kids who obeyed… Read more »

Rumsfeld's Position on Democracy in Iraq was an Unknown Known.

Rumsfeld’s Position on Democracy in Iraq was an Unknown Known.

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Hat tip Daily Kos for this: Rumsfeld Now Says George W. Bush was Wrong About Iraq Oh, is that what Rumsfeld is saying? Going to their MSNBC source: President George W. Bush was wrong to try to build democracy in Iraq, former Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld said in a recent interview, marking a striking admission… Read more »

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A Day in the Bias of the Washington Post (Guest Post)

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The day I’m referring to actually happened back in February, but it’s no less relevant now. I receive a few daily news updates from The Washington Post that include some headlines and a quick blurb on each. I noticed that when Scott Walker hit his early surge WaPo was usually good for at least one… Read more »

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Chris Matthews Plays Hardball with Mike Morrell

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Former CIA Deputy Director Mike Morrell has been making his rounds in the media, promoting his new book. Earlier this week, he appeared on Hardball with Chris Matthews; and the Iraq war critics have been salivating over this “Aha! Gotcha!” moment: Host Chris Matthews asked Morell about a statement Cheney made in 2003: “We know… Read more »