Frack, baby, frack!

One thing I love about the internet is that it is forever! Here’s the tweet that put me on the right path: Remember when Republicans were ridiculed for saying domestic drilling would lower gas prices to under $2/Gal? #tcot pic.twitter.com/WnilDxHves — Barney Franken (@BarneyFranken) December 13, 2014   Which I followed to the story, in …

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The left and the working class

From the Op/Ed page of The New York Times: Have Democrats Failed the White Working Class? By Thomas B Edsall | December 9, 2014 Why don’t white working-class voters recognize where their economic interests lie? Somewhat self-righteously, Democrats keep asking themselves that question. A better question would be: What has the Democratic Party done for …

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Heck, this could have been an ad for Bill Cassidy!

From Jazz Shaw on Hot Air: Landrieu supporters papering town with threats of losing government benefits Posted at 2:35 PM on December 6, 2014 by Jazz Shaw You have to say one thing for Mary Landrieu. She told everyone that she wouldn’t be going down without a fight, and she’s living up to her word. …

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Why Hillary Clinton must never, ever become President!

From The Weekly Standard: Hillary: We Must Empathize With America’s Enemies 9:20 AM, Dec 4, 2014 • By Daniel Halper At a speech yesterday at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., Hillary Clinton made the case for empathizing with America’s enemies. “This is what we call smart power,” Clinton said to a small audience at Georgetown. …

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We told you so! Raising taxes has consequences that Democrats just don’t expect

The left are claiming that the Democrats took such a beating in the 2014 elections because evil white folks just despise our (half) black President. Well maybe, just maybe, there could be other reasons. From Forbes: 2014 Showed How Much Taxes Matter By Patrick Gleason | November 6, 2014 Remember when the New York Times, …

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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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What’s left

Interestingly enough, the far-left site Daily Kos is a good place to find information about the election results, and what few races remain undecided: Arizona 2nd District: Republican Martha McSally has unseated Democratic Rep. Ron Barber. McSally currently leads Barber by 133 votes, with only about 200 to 250 ballots remaining countywide. There will be …

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The self-delusion of President Obama

From The Wall Street Journal: Obama Takes Blame for Party’s Midterm Rout President Says Administration Has Sometimes Struggled to Sell Its Ideas By Colleen McCain Nelson | Nov. 9, 2014 10:34 a.m. ET WASHINGTON—President Barack Obama took responsibility for his party’s poor performance in the midterm elections and said in a new interview that his administration has …

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