Barack Obama, Loretta Lynch and the right to work

We may consider it to be an axiom: if President Obama nominates someone for an important federal position, that someone should never, ever be given a position of responsibility. Attorney General Nominee Defends Obama Immigration Changes WASHINGTON — Jan 28, 2015, 9:01 PM ET | By ERICA WERNER and ERIC TUCKER, Associated Press Confronting skeptical …

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The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s office is vacant in everything but name

The First Street Journal has not been particularly charitable to the Commonwealth’s Attorney General, but that is understandable: we don’t suffer fools gladly, and having a fool for an Attorney General is not a good thing. But this article is from a “progressive” Pennsylvania site: Kane Divorce Raising Questions by: John Morgan | Sun Dec 28, 2014 at 16:32:20 PM EST State AG Kathleen Kane is …

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Let’s break out the irony meter

From the Delaware Liberal, where site owner Jason Scott refuses to allow me to comment because I always show him up1: Delaware is First in something else not to be proud of…. Filed in National | by Delaware Dem | on January 27, 2015 ….and that is in states with the most uneven and unequal …

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Rape is rape, and being stupid and drunk does not excuse rape

From the Associated Press: 2 Ex-Vanderbilt Students Convicted of Rape By The Associated Press | January 27, 2015 NASHVILLE — Two former Vanderbilt football players were convicted on Tuesday of raping a fellow student in 2013 after a jury rejected claims that they were too drunk to know what they were doing and that a …

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It’s about time!

From the Conservative Tribune: BREAKING: Free Ride Comes to a Screeching Halt for 6,000 Welfare Leeches Sunday, January 25th, 2015 The State of Maine has given notice to around 6,000 welfare recipients. The gravy train is over. Gov. Paul LePage is reinstating a law that says any single, able bodied person, between 18 and 50 …

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€urosclerosis: The Greeks have revolted

From The Wall Street Journal: Syriza Victory in Greek Election Roils European Debate Over Austerity Leftist Party’s Win Is Likely to Embolden Populist Movements Elsewhere in Eurozone By Marcus Walker | Jan. 25, 2015 8:33 p.m. ET BERLIN—For five years, Europe’s common-currency bloc has squabbled over whether the solution to its economic crisis lies in …

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€urosclerosis: The Greeks are revolting!

From The Wall Street Journal: Syriza Poised for Victory in Greek Election Vote Results Could Determine Country’s Future as Eurozone Member By Nektaria Stamouli and Alkman Granitsas | Updated Jan. 25, 2015 12:25 p.m. ET ATHENS—Greece’s radical leftist Syriza party was poised to win a historic victory in national elections Sunday as exit polls showed …

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