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CNN: Obama's Gun Control Failure 'One of His Biggest Disappointments' From 2013; Boosts New Push

Thursday's New Day on CNN spotlighted President Obama's latest push for gun control, and lamented how "gun issues got just a mention in this year's State of the Union," compared to last year's post-Sandy Hook address. Anchor Kate Bolduan...Show More Summary

Sean Gabb, Speech to the London Swinton Circle, London, 24th January 2014

http://www.libertarian.co.uk/multimedia/2014-01-24-sig-sw.mp3 Note: I like my outings to the more traditional areas of the conservative movement. These people often have libertarian prejudices that are not shared by more formally liberal members and clients of the ruling class. They are also more polite … Continue reading ?

The whips are getting stronger – but will it be enough to stop Raab?

So now that the Speaker has called Dominic Raab’s amendment on deportation, the government whips have a frenzied few hours ahead of them as they try to peel off rebels.… Continue reading The post The whips are getting stronger – but will it be enough to stop Raab? appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Podcast: Britain’s one child policy, a repentant Tory rebel and the coalition’s open marriage

Does Britain have a one-child policy? On this week’s View from 22, Alec Marsh discusses the death of the big middle class family. Is this a distinct policy direction from… Continue reading The post Podcast: Britain’s one child policy, a repentant Tory rebel and the coalition’s open marriage appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Far Left Eco-Terrorist and Animal Rights Extremist Sentenced in U.S.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has won another victory in its efforts to keep Americans safe from far-left radicals in the Animal Liberation Front (ALF) and the Earth Liberation Front (ELF). Rebecca Jeanette Rubin, a Canadian eco-terrorist and animal rights extremist, was sentenced to prison by U.S. Show More Summary

Midday open thread: Bernie Kerik wants prison reform, biggest-ever wind turbine begins spinning

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Today's comic by Jen Sorensen is Cartoon: Progressive Kristallnacht: Join us right here tonight at 8:45 PM ET for live-blogging of President Obama's State of the Union address. Famed folk singer Pete Seeger dead at 94: In the film Seeing Red, Seeger says: “It is better to have struggled and lost, than never to have struggled at all.” For Mr. Show More Summary

Observations: The QandO Podcast for 26 Jan14

This week, Bruceand Dale just talk about Wendy Davis and other things. The direct link to the podcast can be found here. As a reminder, if you are an iTunes user, don’t forget to subscribe to the QandO podcast, Observations, through iTunes. For those of you who don’t have iTunes, you can subscribe at Podcast [...]

Sean Gabb, Speech to the Swinton Circle, London, 24th January 2014

Rich text editor, edit-body, press ALT 0 for help.Rich text editor, edit-body, press ALT 0 for help. http://www.libertarian.co.uk/multimedia/2014-01-24-sig-sw.mp3 On Friday the 24th January 2014, Sean Gabb, Director of the Libertarian Alliance, gave a speech to the Swinton Circle. He spoke … Continue reading ?

Midday open thread: John Bolton 2016? NYT Mag moons Hillary. Homeless people die in the cold

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Today's comic by Mark Fiore is Cartoon: Obama Translated: What's coming up on Sunday Kos... Marching forward together: from Selma to Raleigh, by Denise Oliver Velez From West Virginia to Wall Street: Greed shows the need for tough, smart...Show More Summary

Mike Huckabee Is An Idiot

We just love it when Republican men tell women how to feel about things. You know what’s even better?

Three Plays, Three Scripts: Obama's Drone, Christie's Dodge and McDonnell's Dig

For more on this post listen to Alan Kelly on SiriusXM POTUS. If, as the adage goes, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure, then the weight of the recent landmark speeches by Messrs. Obama, Christie and McDonnell is telling... Show More Summary

Midday open thread: McChrystal questions drone policy, Coke ignoring Sochi in its U.S. ads

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Today's comic by Ruben Bolling is Cartoon: Super-Fun-Pak Comix: Unlikely drone opponent: If there's anyone deeply familiar with the US's ongoing secretive drone campaign throughout the Middle East, it's former Army General Stanley McChrystal. Show More Summary

Podcast: Islam’s 30 year war, Westminster’s wandering hands and the Tories’ NHS legacy

Is the Sunni-Shia conflict in the Middle East making a new great war ever more likely? On this week’s podcast, Douglas Murray discusses the battle involving Iran, Iraq, Syria and… Continue reading The post Podcast: Islam’s 30 year war, Westminster’s wandering hands and the Tories’ NHS legacy appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

GOProud Founder Jimmy LaSalvia Leaves Republican Party

Founder of the conservative gay advocacy group GOProud, Jimmy LaSalvia, explained on Tuesday’s radio show why he left the party and is not looking back. Now read this:High School Senior Suspended For Doing Gay Porn (Jan 20, 2014) ‘Bachelor’...Show More Summary

Midday open thread: Tagg Romney on Crist's betrayal, divorce rates in red and blue states

3 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Today's comic by Matt Bors is Cartoon: Guns and butter(ed popcorn): Glenn Beck says “I Think I Played A Role, Unfortunately, In Helping Tear The Country Apart”. Ya think? Really? Exploring why divorce rates are higher in red states than...Show More Summary

Observations: The QandO Podcast for 19 Dec 14

This week, Michael and Dale just talk about stuff. The direct link to the podcast can be found here. As a reminder, if you are an iTunes user, don’t forget to subscribe to the QandO podcast, Observations, through iTunes. For those of you who don’t have iTunes, you can subscribe at Podcast Alley. And, of [...]

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