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Just For Fun, a Half Hour With C.J. Box

(John Hinderaker) I hosted the Laura Ingraham radio show one day last week, and will be doing it again next week, both Wednesday and Thursday. We are working on lining up some good guests; please tune in if you have the opportunity. Last week, one of my guests (along with Tom Cotton and Prof. Show More Summary

Will Durst: T Minus 28 Months And Counting

In which our intrepid correspondent gets all hot and bothered about something pretty far down the line. Now read this:Michele Bachmann: ‘There’s A Chance I Could Run’ (Jul 23, 2014) Rick Perry’s Operation Border Photo Op (Jul 21, 2014) Chrisite Explores Presidential Run In Iowa (Jul 16, 2014) Biden To Pitch Liberals At Netroots Nation [...]

NBC Spotlights Bloomberg Blasting FAA For Suspending Flights to Israel; ABC, CBS Omit

Wednesday's NBC Nightly News was the sole Big Three evening newscast to notice the criticism of the Obama administration banning U.S. airliners from traveling to Israel. Prominent politicians from both sides of the political spectrum, including Senator Ted Cruz and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, have denounced this move by the FAA. Show More Summary

Is this the end of Obamacare’s ‘devil’s bargain’?

By Benjamin Yount | Watchdog Radio It is not a constitutional question, but a question of cost that could finally spell doom for Obamacare. Watchdog Radio sits down with the Cato Institute’s Ilya Shapiro, who says a recent court ruling could be the end of the “devil’s bargain” that is at the heart of the...

The Vicki McKenna radio show mentions Wisconsin Reporter story

The Vicki McKenna radio show gives credit to Adam Tobias for reporting on the city of Madison launching an internal investigation into the possible misuse of a city vehicle. Read his entire story here and listen to the radio show below.

State police now fingerprinting every Texan

Jon Cassidy speaks with Newstalk 710 radio station about the Texas Department of Public Safety now deciding to fingerprint every Texan old enough to drive over the next 12 years, and adding them to a statewide criminal database.

BREAKING: Two Republican Judges Order Obamacare Defunded

Near the end of 2013, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) led a final crusade to defund the Affordable Care Act -- and he lost. Two Republican judges just voted to rewrite this history. The post BREAKING: Two Republican Judges Order Obamacare Defunded appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Bad Borders Make Bad Neighbors: Israel/Gaza, Ukraine/Russia, Texas/Mexico

LISTEN HERE: By Mark Green Border clashes are suddenly breaking out making immigration reform and Middle East peace now even less likely. Shrum and Lowry debate origins and solutions and a) whether the downing of MH17 will force Putin to choose between partner or pariah; and b) how Elizabeth Warren became the new Thor. On Refugee Crisis. Show More Summary

Believe me now? Another report says defined benefit pensions are unaffordable

By Benjamin Yount | Watchdog Radio At this point it may be more of a headline if a study found defined benefit, public pensions were affordable. In the latest edition of Watchdog Radio, Eric Boehm takes a look at the latest data that points to the same old conclusion: states can’t afford their pension debts....

Will Durst: Stuck On Stuck

In which our intrepid correspondent appropriately does little about nothing. Now read this:Will Durst: How To Watch The World Cup (Jun 19, 2014) Will Durst: Glasswipes (Apr 26, 2014) Will Durst: Cold War 2 (Mar 20, 2014) Will Durst: 50 Shades Of Cool (Mar 14, 2014) Will Durst: It’s Not The Hate, It’s The Stupidity [...]

CBS Shamelessly Hypes Climate Change Will Cause More Turbulence For Airplanes

Wednesday's CBS Evening News unsurprisingly spotlighted a recent study that asserted that turbulence will become more common due to climate change during a news brief about the injuries on an international flight that encountered such unsettled air. Show More Summary

Obamacare’s math problem

By Benjamin Yount | Watchdog Radio Obamacare has another math problem. A new study questions how the brutal number crunching of Medicaid expansion could hurt the people who Medicaid is supposed to help. Plus, Watchdog Radio examines why there’s another push from Democrats on Capitol Hill to overturn the Citizens United decision, and how this...

Steve Wilson speaks with the “Gary Nolan Show” on the Mississippi Primary Race

Steve Wilson appeared on the Gary Nolan Show to discuss his recent article about the recent runoff primary in Mississippi. Listen to the entire interview below.

Steve Wilson discusses Mississippi Primary Runoff on the Conservative Commandos Radio Show

Steve Wilson appeared last week on the Conservative Commandos Radio Show to discuss his recent article on the Mississippi primary runoff. Listen to the entire interview below.

TURNABOUT IS FAIR PLAY: Here’s an ad slamming Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin for paying women on his sta…

TURNABOUT IS FAIR PLAY: Here’s an ad slamming Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin for paying women on his staff less than men. I imagine we’ll see a lot of these, since so many Dems are vulnerable, and since they’ve fertilized the field with all this #waronwomen talk. It’ll probably reduce the intensity of female voters’ support, [...]

Podcast: What’s Missing in Discussions About Crisis With Child Refugees at US-Mexico Border

Fifty-two thousand children have fled their homes in countries in Central America and journeyed to the United States. Some of them came with their families and the vast majority of them are now being put through a deportation regime, which President Barack Obama’s administration is committing resources to expediting so they will be sent back to the countries they fled.

The Hinderaker-Ward Experience, Episode 73: Love Is the Law

(John Hinderaker) This morning Brian Ward and I recorded Episode 73 of the Hinderaker-Ward Experience. Immigration was the topic of the hour, naturally, and it led to a discussion of the I-word and whether it should ever be uttered by Republicans. Show More Summary

“Where Can I Get Asylum?”

(John Hinderaker) That was the anguished question asked by an African-American woman from Baltimore on the Laura Ingraham radio show this morning. It ties in directly with this post from last night. Tony Lee at writes:Show More Summary

Cities shouldn’t fear the bankruptcy ‘reset button’

By Benjamin Yount | Watchdog Radio Detroit is not just an example of how defined-benefit pensions can ruin a city. As State Budget Solution CEO Scott Moody says, Detroit is also perhaps the example of how cities and states can hit “the reset button.” On the latest edition of Watchdog Radio, Benjamin Yount and Eric...

Midday open thread: Deceased centenarians get draft notices, Spielberg blasted for triceratops death

4 months agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

Today's comic by Mark Fiore is Blasty the Drone, To Protect & Swerve: Join us today at 12:30 PM PT as Laura Clawson hosts another edition of Ask Me Anything (about Daily Kos). What's coming up on Sunday Kos... Votes - paid for in blood,...Show More Summary

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