Daily Archives for February 28, 2013

February 28, 2013

Cantor threatens “civil war” on conservatives; demands (and “wins”) passage of Democrat Senate bill

TweetAnd you thought it was only Boehner who was willing to caucus with Democrats against his own party rank and file.  Katrina Trinko, NRO: House majority leader Eric Cantor is increasingly frustrated with a group of House Republicans who are … Continue reading

28. February 2013 by Jeff G.
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February 28, 2013

American Prospect’s Matthew Yglesias: NIXON VINDICATED; MUCH-MALIGNED EX PRESIDENT LIKELY FRAMED!

TweetWell. Close enough. Gee. I hope this doesn’t mean Yglesias has lost his love for the deep throat, too.  Because, politics aside, I hate to watch a man become disillusioned by what once so clearly gave him enormous pleasure and … Continue reading

28. February 2013 by Jeff G.
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February 28, 2013

“Testimony of David T. Hardy before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary, Regarding The Assault Weapons Ban of 2013 S. 150″

TweetCourtesy of Geoff B.  PDF file here, link found here.  Some excerpts: “Assault Rifles”.  The very term “semiautomatic assault rifle” is internally contradictory. In World War II, rifles of standard military power could not be made full automatic, because the … Continue reading

28. February 2013 by Jeff G.
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February 28, 2013

“CBS Reporter Sharyl Attkisson Says WH Spokesman Screamed and Cursed at Her Over Fast & Furious Investigation”

TweetOh, lookit!  It seems Bob Woodward, who incidentally is old and silly and not terribly liberal-friendly and never really did all that much to bring down Nixon to begin with (and even if he did, he probably did so by … Continue reading

28. February 2013 by Jeff G.
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February 28, 2013

“Rand Paul To CIA: ‘Can You Kill With Drones In The USA?’”

TweetI wrote yesterday, to the dismay of some whom I admire (notably, dicentra, Bill Quick, sdferr, and a few others), that Rand Paul’s “yes” vote on the Hagel nomination — coming as it did on the heels of his having … Continue reading

28. February 2013 by Jeff G.
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February 28, 2013

“Why are Republicans running away from sequester?

TweetSo asks Bill Wilson of Americans for Limited Government. But before I get to his answer, allow me to offer mine, in brief:  they don’t believe in limited government, and they are at war right with Obama to make sure … Continue reading

28. February 2013 by Jeff G.
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February 28, 2013

Having been ordered to express regret, U.K. Pol expresses regret for saying disabled kids should be ‘put down’

TweetRed Alert Politics: A British councilman has apologized for saying “disabled children cost the council too much money and should be put down,” the BBC reported. Collin Brewer, an independent member of Cornwall Council, said he was trying to “provoke a … Continue reading

28. February 2013 by Jeff G.
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