The Commander-in-Chief

From the Conservative Tribune, via Gretchen: DEVELOPING: Top Military Leaders Are in an Unprecedented Rebellion Against Obama Every American officer, regardless of branch of service, take the same oath upon their appointment to the military. They swear to “support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic.” The language …

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Wisconsin Democrat Prosecutors Not Having Fun

HT Hogewash Wisconsin, known as “The birthplace of Progressivism” (view with a grain of salt), had recall elections that didn’t work out so well for Democrats after Governor Walker and the Republicans passed sweeping reforms that severely cut into the slush money Public Employee Unions (and their off-shoots) got out of their subjects — reforms …

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According to Wendy Davis, we wicked Republicans sure don’t like anybody but us white folks!

From Liberty Unyielding: Wendy Davis: Republicans dislike ‘people who don’t look like them’ By LU Staff on June 10, 2014 at 10:04 am Shades of Obama’s “bitter clinger” remark: From the Daily Caller: Wendy Davis, the Texas Democratic candidate for governor, says Republicans dislike “people who don’t look like them or come from where they come …

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Now this pisses me off!

From The New York Times: The Fog Machine of War Chelsea Manning on the U.S. Military and Media Freedom By Chelsea Manning | June 14, 2014 OK, let’s stop right there. Former PFC Bradley Manning, now properly referred to as inmate Manning, received a name change order from Leavenworth County District Court David J. King, …

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New Blog Tagline

Every so often, we change the “tagline,” the quote under the blog title in the header, and Yorkshire suggested this, from George Orwell: “Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.” I agreed, and made the change. But it points out …

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Comment rescue: your Editor on the Delaware Liberal

Our good friends at the Delaware Liberal are all up in arms — pun most definitely intended — about guns being legal, because of the massacre by a wimpy guy who couldn’t get laid, Elliot Rodgers. I’ll leave the stories about Mr Rodger in the fine hands of Patterico and Robert Stacey Stacy McCain (that’s three …

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I told you so!

A very disturbing story from The Pirate’s Cove: Hooray! US Mining Personal Health Data For Your Own Good By William Teach May 16, 2014 – 3:35 pm The Government just wants to protect the vulnerable. It’s For Your Own Good: U.S. Mines Personal Health Data to Find the Vulnerable in Emergencies The phone calls were part Big …

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Telling half the truth, the half-truth, and nothing but half the truth

Robert Stacey Stacy McCain pointed out a rather glaring omission in the stories about the Boko Haram terrorist group which seized a couple hundred school girls in Nigeria, to be sold as slaves or into forced marriages: Boko Haram and the Jihad in Africa Posted on | May 10, 2014 | 50 Comments The #BringBackOurGirls Twitter hashtag — …

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From Around the Blogroll

Following North Carolina House House Speaker Thom Tillis’ victory in the Republican senatorial primary, Sister Toldjah noted incumbent Senator Kay Hagan’s decision to go for broke and “fully embrace” Obaminablecare. Most polls show that the wholly misnamed Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act is unpopular, but, as I have said previously, the only polls which …

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Coming full circle

Way back in 207, on the old site, I wrote The selfishness of Gene Robinson: putting himself ahead of his church, noting how Vicky Gene Robinson, a homosexual Episcopal priest pushed his nomination to become the Episcopal Bishop of New Hampshire. Bishop Robinson, who retired last year, wound up creating a real schism in the …

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