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THE NEW LINCOLN CONTINENTAL CONCEPT: “Take a Ford Taurus, rub it sparingly with the sad ham of luxu…

THE NEW LINCOLN CONTINENTAL CONCEPT: “Take a Ford Taurus, rub it sparingly with the sad ham of luxury appliqué, and you get the Lincoln MKS. In fact, there may not have been a car more cynical in Ford’s repertoire since post-Malaise downsizing of the 1980s. Finally, Lincoln has decided to erase this blight upon its […]

Green Weenie of the Week Needs “Corrections”

(Steven Hayward) I know it’s only the first day of the month—and April Fools Day (which was probably intended with goofy environmentalists in mind)—but despite stiff competition we can award a coveted Green Weenie Award already. There’s stiff competition, though. Show More Summary

Arkansas Governor Refuses To Sign Religous Freedon Bill

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson tries to spin the controversy surrounding the Religious Freedom legislation by saying there is a generational divide about the law which isn't true at all, but he's doing that to try and save face for himself...Show More Summary

The Arkansas governor's own son urged him not to sign the controversial 'religious freedom' law

Even Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson's (R) received a rather personal objection to the state's controversial "religious freedom" legislation. When Hutchinson announced on Wednesday that he would not sign the bill in its current form, he cited his son's opposition as a sign that the issue was "divisive" and should be treated with care. Show More Summary

Even For The Dolphin Lady, Ted Cruz Is Too Slick

I thought this was a useful take. Peggy Noonan does manage to nail Ted Cruz with faint praise in this Wall St. Journal op-ed: A person with intimate knowledge of Mr. Cruz’s thinking told me last week that the senator sees the GOP base in terms of bracketology. Show More Summary

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson Won’t Sign Anti-Gay Bill As Is, Reports Walmart

37 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : Wonkette

Having learned nothing from the PR disaster in Indiana this week, the Arkansas legislature passed its own Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) on Tuesday, sending it to the desk of Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson. The bill, HB 1228, is a close facsimile of the one signed by Gov. Show More Summary

Camilla Rutherford backs Ed Miliband’s 007 campaign

Yesterday Ed Miliband declared that it was high time the James Bond films moved with the times and cast a woman as the next 007. Although the comments were met… Continue reading The post Camilla Rutherford backs Ed Miliband’s 007 campaign appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Nick Clegg’s picture caption election

Mock Nick Clegg all you like, but he is taking an impressively pragmatic approach to this General Election. The Deputy Prime Minister knows that he might not get as much… Continue reading The post Nick Clegg’s picture caption election appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Jeb throws the 'I am my own man' pitch out the window

How many voters are asking, "I'm looking for a candidate who'll bring back the identical foreign policy and economic team that caused widespread ruin"?

NC lawmaker files bill requiring all marriage applicants take up serpents

42 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : BlueNC

"It's the only way to be sure they really want to get married," stated freshman Republican Representative Biddle Tanner. Recently elected to the newly-formed 147th House District, which encompasses the lay-preacher's hometown YanceyShow More Summary

@AsaHutchinson assumes fetal position

I posted earlier today about the Arkansas legislature voting overwhelmingly for a state version of the RFRA, a law that would permit people of faith to live their faith publicly. Governor Asa Hutchinson (@AsaHutchinson) has said he won’t sign the current bill. Show More Summary

Deadly Decades: Roe at 42

In January of 1973, the Supreme Court decided that women have the right to an abortion, and the legality of such a procedure was granted. To “celebrate” this decision’s 42nd birthday, NARAL Pro-Choice America recognized it with an event called “Realizing the Promise: Roe at 42? on Monday, March 30. Show More Summary

Will support for Indiana hate law be a problem for Republicans in 2016?

48 minutes agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Ted Cruz, like other Republican presidential candidates, is all for Indiana's license-to-discriminate law. The 2016 Republican presidential candidates have gotten behind Gov. Mike Pence in defending Indiana's new license-to-discriminate...Show More Summary

Miley Cyrus: Indiana Law Supporters Are ‘Dinosours’

She’s called the Indiana governor an “asshole” and says more to TIME. Cyrus told Time she lives her life by “being whoever it is that I want to be,” and supporters of the Indiana law aren’t living that way, which means “you’re not going to last in this generation because we are overtaking you.” “They [...]

Illusion, Misdirection, Tantrums and Lies

If you are at all like me, you woke up this April morning hoping that the newspapers would be full of headlines reading “April Fool,” and subheaded, “The last few weeks? Gotcha!”  Alas, no such luck. Consider the politics of the moment. ...Show More Summary

Jeb Bush Faces Tough Test Among Conservatives

Joe Battenfield, Boston Herald: The winner of the all-important GOP primary in New Hampshire has to cross ideological lines and tap into a deep well of dissatisfaction with the Obama administration, a challenging test that former Florida Gov. Show More Summary

36 Days to Go! How Can We Bear It?

36 days to go ( as it says, menacingly, on the screen of BBC’s News channel broadcasts)! Can we possibly stay awake? Can we bear this lifeless battle of the blancmanges for all that tie? Today we have business men...

Probably TMI

But necessary. A few days ago, I took a fall … literally.  Knocked unconscious, severe concussion, etc.  Lucky I didn’t end up in a body cast or worse.  Anyway, the good news is no broken bones and physically getting over it.  However, if you have any experience with a concussion, you know the after effects.  […]

Newt Gingrich Pulls April Fools' Day Prank on Twitter

Fans of former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich (R) may have been a tad surprised when they saw him tweet early this morning morning that he's...

SEC says major federal contractor tried to intimidate and ‘muzzle’ whistleblowers

In what is being called a landmark ruling for whistleblowers, the Securities and Exchange Commission announced Wednesday that one of the nation’s largest government contractors used confidentiality agreements that had the potential to intimidate and “muzzle” workers from reporting allegations of fraud. Show More Summary

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