Tuesday, June 28, 2016

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US politics, American politics, elections
SUPERHERO CARTOONS FOR PAKISTANI KIDS ... The federal government wants to spend $1.25 million on a superhero cartoon series that will teach young people in Pakistan to eschew terrorism ... and embrace the virtues of "living a healthy, drug-free lifestyle." "This...
"INTANGIBLE QUALITIES" OUTWEIGH DANGERS OF DISCRIMINATION, ACCORDING TO LIBERAL MAJORITY OF JUSTICES ... Racism is the law of the land.  Officially. By a 4-3 vote, the U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the right of taxpayer-subsidized entities to discriminate on the basis...
GOTTA START SOMEPLACE ... There's a great article in this week's editions of The Daily Signal - the official media mouthpiece of the Heritage Foundation - detailing a modest break in the federal government's inflexible views on civil asset forfeiture. What is civil asset forfeiture?...
GUN GRABBERS AT IT AGAIN ...  Approximately forty liberal members of the U.S. House of Representatives staged a "sit-in" on the floor of the "Republican-controlled" chamber this week to show their support for sweeping new anti-Second Amendment laws. The sit-in -...
SORT OF ... As U.S. president Barack Obama's second and final term in office winds down, the truth is finally starting to seep out about some of his administration's biggest scandals. Among the most egregious? The targeting of limited government groups...
"LIMITED GOVERNMENT" HEROICS?  HARDLY ... If you thought the two terms Mark Sanford spent as governor of South Carolina were disappointing, you clearly haven't been keeping up with his second stint as a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. It's...
... JAKE? FROM STATE FARM? Remember Hillary Clinton's famous 2008 presidential ad about a "3:00 a.m. phone call?" "It’s 3 a.m., and your children are safe and asleep," an ominous-sounding narrator intoned in the spot.  "But there’s a phone in the White...
GOP LEGISLATIVE LEADERS IN HOT WATER In the dead of night, the "Republican-controlled" U.S. House of Representatives approved an amendment to a $37.4 billion "energy and water" appropriations bill - a fiscally liberal omnibus that raises spending and reauthorizes a host of...
TENNESSEE SENATOR UNDER INVESTIGATION FOR ALLEGED INSIDER TRADING We have zero use for liberal "Republicans" like Bob Corker.  For those of you who don't remember, Corker is the guy who single-handedly transformed U.S. president Barack Obama's Iranian nuclear deal from a...
UPSTATE SOUTH CAROLINA MUST RALLY AGAINST FEDERAL GOVERNMENT'S "NEIGHBORHOOD ENGINEERING" EFFORTS || By RON TAMACCIO || Recently, I read this comment: "Government only does two things well: one is 'nothing' and the other is 'overreact.'" Based on many of the...
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