OUCH: If You Were a Member of the MSM, What Hillary News Would You Choose to Lead With This Week? If you guessed Hillary Didn’t Pioneer The Pantsuit In Washington, DC, you’re a winner!
TEACH WOMEN NOT TO RAPE! (CONT’D): Former special-ed teacher admits sex crimes. “Former Corona special-ed teacher Summer Hansen is expected to get a 3-year jail sentence when she returns to Riverside Superior Court April 3rd. She pleaded guilty Friday to 16 sex-related crimes involving five underage boys when they were students at Centennial High School.”
BROTHER BOOK RECOMMENDATION: My brother writes to recommend Joshua Dalzelle’s Warship, and the Black Fleet Trilogy of which it’s the first volume: “A solid space opera. Totally worth $3.99. Very nice treatment of tech, for the most part, which I always appreciate.”
WAR ON WOMEN: Men Make Up Top 8 Most Highly Compensated Clinton Foundation Employees: Key women earned 63 cents for every dollar key men made.
IS THERE ANYTHING IT CAN’T DO? Does More Coffee Mean Less Arterial Plaque? “Moderate coffee consumption was associated with a decreased risk of high coronary artery calcium (CAC) scores in asymptomatic people, according to a population-based study from Korea.”
LAWS AND RULES ARE FOR THE LITTLE PEOPLE: Hillary Clinton’s State Department Fired Ambassador For Using Private Email. “State Department policy was very clear. Using a private email outside the State Department’s secure system was completely unacceptable. If this applied to ambassadors, one would think it was sensible policy for the Secretary of State as […]
MARK RIPPETOE: Athletes, Bad Coaches, And Steroids.
Whit Ayres, president of North Star Opinion Research, is among the most respected pollsters in GOP circles. (As a caveat, his firm has two GOP 2016 hopefuls as clients, Sens. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Marco Rubio of Florida.) His new book, “2016 and Beyond: How Republicans Can Elect a President in the New […]
(Paul Mirengoff) Mark Hemingway of the Weekly Standard calls our attention to the case of Kenya Scott Gration, the former U.S. ambassador to Kenya. He abruptly “stepped down” in 2012, prompted by a withering evaluation from the State Department, then under the direction of Hillary Clinton. Show More Summary
(Paul Mirengoff) The consensus following oral argument in King v. Burwell is that the votes of two Justices are in play. Based on the questioning, it seems clear that the four-judge liberal bloc will vote to affirm the decision that Obamacare subsidies may be granted to those using the federal exchange. Show More Summary
Jonathan Chait complains about the supply-side features of the plan and criticizes “reform conservatives,” including me, for our “acquiescence” to provisions that would enrich the already-rich. Acquiescence? I’m enthusiastic about those...Show More Summary
Senator Rand Paul (R., Ky.) may have passed up a chance to be linked to the most popular libertarian in the country: Ron Swanson. According to Parks and Recreation co-creator Michael Schur, Paul was set to appear on an episode set in...Show More Summary
Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D., Calif.) didn’t cut a deal so much as come to an “understanding” about how the debate over the Department of Homeland Security funding bill would wind down. “[Pelosi] had an idea. Show More Summary
This post by John McGinnis–about the argument that the Court should side with the administration in this year’s big Obamacare case because ruling for the plaintiffs will cause great hardship–seems to me entirely correct.
Hillary Clinton has, rather ridiculously, sought to beat a posse of critics to the pass by tweeting that she wants the State Department to release her emails. But that includes only those emails that have already been turned over to the State Department. Show More Summary
Hillary Clinton systematically evaded federal recordkeeping and disclosure requirements. This is very straightforward – indeed, the purpose of evasion is the only logical reason for setting up a complex, alternative, extra-governmental communications system. Show More Summary
This morning brings confirmation that there is no play too abjectly ridiculous for Elijah Cummings to attempt. Per The Hill: The top Democrat on the House Select Committee on Benghazi is praising former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton...Show More Summary
As Heather Mac Donald warned on NRO earlier this week, the Justice Department makes dubious use of the “disparate impact” approach to civil-rights enforcement in its report released yesterday on Ferguson (see especially pages 63-70)...