A Democrat lied to us during his campaign? Shocking!

Hillary Clinton isn’t the only lying Democrat: Wolf’s $30B budget: tax hikes, school relief Angela Couloumbis and Amy Worden, Philadelphia Inquirer Harrisburg Bureau | Posted: Tuesday, March 3, 2015, 11:35 AM HARRISBURG – Gov. Wolf on Tuesday unveiled a nearly $30 billion spending plan that would raise the state income and sales taxes, but use …

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Possibly breaking the rules?

From The New York Times: Hillary Clinton Used Personal Email Account at State Dept., Possibly Breaking Rules By Michael S. Schmidt | March 2, 2015 WASHINGTON — Hillary Rodham Clinton exclusively used a personal email account to conduct government business as secretary of state, State Department officials said, and may have violated federal requirements that …

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The left and discrimination

Once again, I’m stealing borrowing something from Donald Douglas: Why Do Leftists Hate Asian-Americans? By Donald Douglas | Monday, March 2, 2015 Well, I posted on this last week or so, “Leftist Racial Bias Against Asian-Americans in College Admissions.” And now here comes Michael Walsh, at Pajamas, sounding the tocsin on the left’s despicable racism. …

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Rule 5 Blogging: the Republic of Korea

It’s the weekend and time, once again, for THE FIRST STREET JOURNAL’S version of Rule 5 Blogging. Robert Stacey Stacy McCain described Rule 5 as posting photos of pretty women somewhat déshabillé, but, on this site, our Rule 5 Blogging doesn’t put up pictures of Megan Fox in her summer clothes, but women, in full …

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From Around the Blogroll

Today’s most important news: Kentucky goes whole hog on Arkansas, 84-67 by Jerry Tipton | jtipton@herald-leader.com | February 28, 2015 6:50 PM EST The Southeastern Conference’s only game between two ranked teams this season was — ho-hum — business as usual on Saturday. No. 1 Kentucky reinforced its superiority by beating No. 18 Arkansas 84-67. …

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The most Pyrrhic of victories (Part 2)

As we noted in The most Pyrrhic of victories, the Senate Democrats defeated a bill to authorize the Keystone XL pipeline last November, when some of them hoped that hey could save the seat of then-Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA) in her run-off election. Whether authorization would have enabled her to save her seat is doubtful, …

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€urosclerosis: Socialism meets reality in Greece

Your Editor has been somewhat remiss in keeping up with the Greek bailout story. From The Wall Street Journal: Greece Struggles to Get Citizens to Pay Their Taxes Tax Collection Is a Top Priority of Reform Plan From Athens By Matthew Karnitschnig and Nektaria Stamouli |Feb. 25, 2015 7:31 a.m. ET ATHENS—Of all the challenges …

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Does President Obama love our country?

From Commentary: Does President Obama Love This Country? John Steele Gordon | @steelegordon 02.24.2015 – 10:45 AM Rudy Giuliani has been taking a lot of flack for questioning whether President Obama loves America. The left and the mainstream media (pardon the redundancy) have been denouncing everyone who dares to not join in their auto-da-fé of the former …

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The Democrats’ unsolvable problem

There have been many stories about the Democrats’ 2014 election postmortem report, and their conclusions that the party needed to find away to appeal to rural white voters again. The bast comment I saw was on Facebook: “The report calls on the party to further explore why groups, such as white southerners, are abandoning the …

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The death of Kayla Mueller

Stolen Borrowed from Donald Douglas: Kayla Mueller’s Parents Say U.S. Ransom Policy Came First We don’t pay ransom for hostages, simple as that. And it’s kinda sad. The U.S. did attempt a rescue mission, however. So that should count for quite a bit, you’d think. And I don’t care if Ms. Mueller was a brainwashed …

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