The Double Standard

The rape allegations against comedian Bill Cosby have been all over the news recently, and Mr Cosby has already had shows pulled. The claims are decades old, and beyond any possibility of proof, or disproof, but liberal sites like Think Progress are full of stories which don’t question the allegations. The Lost Kos was no …

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What would happen in a private business that operated like this?

From MSN Money: Medicare Doles Out $45B in Improper Payments The Fiscal Times | Brianna Ehley | November 20, 2014 It’s not news that the federal government has a serious issue with improper payments. During each of the last five years, agencies have doled out more than $100 billion in erroneous payments from various major …

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In advance of the President’s speech

From The New York Times, via Donald Douglas: Deportation Reprieve May Exclude Parents of Young Immigrants By Julia Preston | November  19, 2014 WASHINGTON — Every time Berzabeth Valdez heads out to work from her mobile home on the outskirts of Houston, it crosses her mind that she might not come back. Ms. Valdez, 48, …

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Why can’t Congress meet via Skype?

OK, I don’t have much respect for Representative Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) for this action, but she did serve our country with the United States Army, in combat as a helicopter pilot, in Iraq, and I honor her for that. Her fellow Democrats? Not so much: Tammy Duckworth refused proxy vote in Dem caucus Posted @ …

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From Around the Blogroll

People seem puzzled that, other than Fox, the mainstream media, other than Fox, are barely, if at all, mentioning the Gruber story, but really, it’s simple: to them, the story that the Obama Administration had nothing but contempt for the intelligence of the American people, and of voters, is not news, not news in the …

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The most Pyrrhic of victories

Our good friend Jason Scott of the Delaware Liberal is just aghast that Senator Tom Carper (D-DE) has stated that he will support the Senate bill by hopefully-outgoing Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA) to get the Keystone XL pipeline project approved. Stan Merriman added this comment: This support by Carper is an outrage. As a recent …

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A Conspiracy Theory?

From The Washington Post: Wait, is the Kentucky Senate race over or not? By Chris Cillizza, October 21, 2014 Just when you — and national Democrats, who stopped advertising in the state last week — thought the Kentucky Senate race was over, it’s pulling you back in! That’s because of the new Bluegrass Poll, sponsored by a …

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