Archives for: February 2014

Cory Gardner's Decision Changes Everything

An earthquake hit Colorado politics on Wednesday afternoon, and the tremors are being felt in Washington, D.C. Rep. Cory Gardner, a second-term Republican from the small town of Yuma on Colorado’s eastern plains, announced (or at least it was reported… more »

How to comment on IRS proposed rules aimed at silencing non-liberals

The Internal Revenue Service is considering a proposed rule change which would effectively silence many 501(c)(4) organizations, such as most Tea Party groups, along with many other "social welfare" organizations, on the thin pretense that the IRS is… more »

I will not respect the lie

Compared to their screaming, feverish responses following the July acquittal of George Zimmerman, the relative calm — which is not to imply rationality — of liberals’, and particularly black liberals’, reactions to Saturday’s Michael Dunn “loud music”… more »

Surrender

Surrender Surrender But don’t give yourself away (Lyrics from “Surrender“ by Cheap Trick) In his first (and last) appearance on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-OH) immediately and repeatedly agreed with Leno when… more »

The Obamacare Thought Police

H/T James Taranto In the Federal Register update which includes President Obama's most recent unlawful modification of the Affordable Care Act (called Obamacare by liberals only when it is polling above 40% favorable with the public), two main conditio… more »

Court Rules IRS May Not Regulate Tax Preparers

In a unanimous opinion, a 3-judge panel of the DC Circuit Court of Appeals has handed the IRS another defeat in that agency's apparently never-ending quest to regulate, control, and dominate as many aspects of American political and financial life as… more »

All I Want for Christmas

If I were asking Santa now for a year-end present (assuming I were not too naughty during the intervening months, and that Santa might take a request from a Jew), it would be an end to the non-stop barrage and tedium of news stories about gays, lesbians… more »

Stop CO Dems from Stealing Elections

What if one day you learned that your taxes had been raised in an election you didn’t hear about, which was conducted by a private company, without any Secretary of State oversight, without any clear rules, without signature verification being required… more »

Immigration Strategery

Why have House Republican leaders in recent days offered interviews about immigration reform — an issue most Americans do not consider an urgent policy matter — and released a short list of “Standards for Immigration Reform” knowing that they would… more »

CBO Report Shows Obamacare's Economic Damage

On Tuesday, the Congressional Budget Office released a budget projection update which decimates Democrats' claims that Obamacare does not hurt the American economy. In Appendix C of the rather dense document, the CBO concludes that various provisions… more »