Paris Hit in Deadly Attack, France Declares State of Emergency

By |November 13th, 2015|

Paris targeted in deadly terrorist attack. France now in a state of emergency. Tomorrow's headline, via Julia Macfarlane on Twitter France has declared a national state of emergency and has closed its borders after at least 40 people were killed in multiple gun and bomb attacks in Paris. At least 15 people were [...]

“Jihadi John” Targeted in U.S. Drone Strike, Sinjar Liberated, as ISIS Hits Lebanon.

By |November 13th, 2015|

"Jihadi John" targeted in drone strike, believed killed.Photo: President Barack Obama with Sergeant Andrew Mahoney, Medal of Honor recipient... by Pete Souza, public domain It was not immediately clear whether the strike was successful. But a senior U.S. official said authorities are confident that the strike killed Emwazi, adding that the U.S. announced [...]

Trump Unleashes Epic Rant Against Carson, as GOP Insiders Fear One of Them Could Win

By |November 13th, 2015|

Donald Trump unleashes epic rant against Carson, while GOP insiders worry one of these men could win the nomination. Party leaders and donors fear that nominating either man would have negative ramifications for the GOP ticket up and down the ballot, virtually ensuring a Hillary Rodham Clinton presidency and increasing the odds that [...]

WSJ Cracks Up Over Populism Rise in GOP

By |November 12th, 2015|

Populism is cracking up the WSJ economic center. THE CONSERVATIVE guide book for Republicans, the Wall Street Journal, is having a kind of crack up over the rise of populism in the Republican party. What the tea party began, Mitt Romney brought to an abrupt halt, but the defeat in 2012 made sure [...]

Deciphering Ben Carson on Foreign Policy

By |November 11th, 2015|

Deciphering Ben on Middle East policy is near to impossible, if you're doing the non-fiction version. THERE REALLY is nothing that compares to the answer Ben Carson gave on the Middle East, at the Fox Business debate Tuesday night. The obviously rehearsed word salad didn't answer Maria Bartiromo's question, but it did give [...]

Book Covers, Political Correctness, and Colleges

By |November 11th, 2015|

Book covers, political correctness, and colleges. “Help me get this reporter out of here. I need some muscle over here.” - Melissa Click, a professor in mass media [Jonathan Chait in "Can We Take Political Correctness Serious Now?"] THERE'S BEEN quite a conversation going on about the book cover above. The book is [...]

Fox Business and Republicans Center Stage Tonight

By |November 10th, 2015|

Fox Business and Republicans have something to prove tonight. Screen capture from Marco Rubio ad below. “CNBC never asked the real questions, never covered the real issues. That’s why on November 10, the real debate about our economy and our future is only on Fox Business Network.” [The Washington Post] AFTER THE Ben [...]

Ben Carson Should Walk a Mile in Hillary’s Shoes

By |November 9th, 2015|

Ben Carson should walk a mile in Hillary's shoes. "I have always said that I expect to be vetted, but being vetted and what is going on with me —'You said this thirty years ago, you said this 20 years ago, this didn't exist' — you know, I have not seen that with [...]

Donald Trump on SNL, Ratings Swamp Hillary’s Cameo

By |November 8th, 2015|

Donald Trump on SNL, the ratings were "YUGE."photo: Screen capture from video below "I haven't been there since the 90s," says one (fake) porn star. "Oh, yeah, I hit my head on the desk." [SNL takes a shot at Bill Clinton] THE RATINGS for Donald Trump hosting SNL were through the roof. As [...]

Clinton: Move Marijuana from Schedule 1 Status

By |November 7th, 2015|

Hillary Clinton calls for removing marijuana as a Schedule 1 drug. "I would like to move it from what is called Schedule 1 to Schedule 2 so that researchers at universities, national institutes of health can start researching what is the best way to use it, how much of a dose does somebody [...]