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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#JeSuisCharlie : Don’t think that the #CharlieHebdo attacks suddenly made the French support freedom of speech

Stolen, in it’s entirety, from Donald Douglas: In Wake of #CharlieHebdo March, France Cracks Down on Hate Speech. Wait. What? It was a nice march, but pessimists sure didn’t have to wait long to be proved correct. At the BBC, “Paris attacks: Dieudonne held as France tackles hate speech,” and the Guardian, “Dieudonné arrested over …

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The Danes Will Discuss It, Why Not Obama

Nicolai Sennels: “Cultural psychology: How Islam managed to stay medieval for 1,400 years” JANUARY 4, 2015 , BY NICOLAI SENNELS While almost all other cultures changed from primitive and medieval to democratic and egalitarian societies, one culture has managed to keep even its most brutal and backward traditions and values for 1,400 years until today. …

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How can the left be this stupid?

From Donald Douglas: Violent Leftists Shut Down Ron Wyden Town Hall in Portland All they want to do is shut things down. Damn thugs overran the place, and that was it. At Oregon Live, “Wyden town hall disrupted by ‘hands up, don’t shoot’ protests.“ And at Progs Today, “CHAOS ERUPTS As #Ferguson Protesters Shut Down …

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#COP20Lima : The seriousness of unseriousness

Via William Teach of The Pirate’s Cove, I found this article in The New York Times: Climate Deal Would Commit Every Nation to Limiting Emissions By Coral Davenport, December 14, 2014 LIMA, Peru — Negotiators from around the globe reached a climate change agreement early Sunday that would, for the first time in history, commit …

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Limping toward death

Via Donald Douglas, I learned of the struggle of The New Republic to survive: Shakeup at The New Republic: Foer, Wieseltier out; mag moves to N.Y. By Dylan Byers | 12/4/14 2:59 PM EST Franklin Foer and Leon Wieseltier, the top two editors at The New Republic, quit on Thursday amid a shakeup that will …

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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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