The defeat of former Senators Richard Lugar (R-IN) and Bob Bennett (R-UT) in their respective primaries in 2010 has engendered a new paradigm in GOP politics. No longer do liberal Republicans run honestly on their records in the primaries.
The use of the Shakespeare quote was particularly vicious. I approve, mind you: In virtually every foreign-affairs crisis we have faced these past five years, there was a point when America had good choices and good options. There was a juncture when America had the potential to influence events. But we failed to act at the propitious point; that moment having passed, we were left | Read More »
Hillary Clinton must be on the missing Malaysian Airlines 777. That seems to be the only plausible explanation that an unbiased press corps has for not asking her how her Russian reset is going. It was Hillary Clinton who presented a physical reset button to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in 2009. To make a big deal about the Obama Administration resetting and rebuilding a | Read More »
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DOJ is coming after human trafficking coordinated online. But don’t worry guys, all the drug dealers on Silk Road who get people hooked aren’t to blame at all, except that a lot of the victims of human trafficking get sucked into it via drug addiction. Let alone all the direct human trafficking done via Tor with Bitcoin.
In 1997 I attended a speech by Warren Buffett. One thing I’ve always remembered from it, was how he explained he prefers to invest in businesses he understands, like Coca Cola. Buffett staying away from Bitcoin doesn’t surprise me a bit. I doubt he does understand it, but at the same time the outrage by the Bitcoin ideologues is delicious. I guess it beats continued sobbing over all the exchanges that keep dying.
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Voters typically vote Democrat because they expect to be given something. The current coalition empowering Democratic victories is a Visigoth Holiday at taxpayer expense. The Democrats have a problem when they run out of White, Republican taxpayers to flense in order to finance the unabated stream of candy. In California; they’ve just about run out of Republicans period. This has caused them to have to | Read More »
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Strictly speaking, I am not criticizing the Fix for not drawing a more explicit link between Presidential approval ratings and Senate churn in a midterm election. They established the basic point, which was that both parties are increasingly taking seriously that the President’s current low numbers will translate into Democratic losses in the Senate. The Monkey Cage spells it out: Presidential approval is strongly correlated | Read More »
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From the Wall Street Journal, Ukraine Region Votes to Join Russia: American officials realize that they misjudged Mr. Putin and are working to predict his next move, the senior official said. “We have misread Putin. He is not going to give up,” the official said. Obama Forsakes the Rule of Law If historians bother to study the snowballing disaster that is the Obama Administration all | Read More »
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This administration has never wanted any of us to have private spaces in our lives, anywhere. Everything must be political; nothing may be free of subtext.
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*Promoted from the Diaries – Aaron* What some people confuse when it comes to talk about strategy and tactics is that they are two different things. At the simplest level, tactics are the building blocks of the strategy. Strategy is the goal, tactics are how you get there. The National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC) is currently focusing only on tactics that get a Republican majority | Read More »
It has gone viral: When a 22-pound house cat scratched a Portland couple’s 7 month-old child, the “man of the house” kicked it in the rear. At that point, the animal went “full kitty,” chasing the family into the bedroom and trapping it there. As the 911 operator intoned “9-1-1, what is your emergency?”, in the background, you could hear the chilling abject sound of | Read More »