“It will create a bureaucracy with the efficiency of the Post Office, the frugality of the Pentagon and the compassion of the IRS.” - Mantra of those who opposed HillaryCare in the 1990s. In the idealistic constitutional fantasies of...Show More Summary
Students, faculty, family members and friends, it is my great honor to deliver your commencement speech today. It is my opinion that our society must take every opportunity to praise our young people for their hard work and accomplishment,...Show More Summary
President Obama wants you to believe he is the Sergeant Schultz of unlawfully targeted IRS harassments: “I know nussink! I see nussink! I didn’t even leave ze fundraiser zees mornink!” President Roosevelt used the IRS to intimidate and exact revenge on political enemies. Show More Summary
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Gov. Jerry Brown recently stepped in it when a reporter asked him about the Bay Bridge. In March, 32 of 96 key rods in the under-construction eastern span cracked after they were tightened. Dao Guv — who, as Oakland’s...Show More Summary
Remember the 1996 movie, “A Time to Kill”? An adaptation of John Grisham’s 1989 legal thriller, it stars Matthew McConaughey as a small-town lawyer in Mississippi who defends a black man who killed the two white racists who had raped...Show More Summary
MSNBC’s S.E. Cupp is used to being the only conservative on a show. Every day she co-hosts The Cycle where she spars with her three ultra-liberal co-hosts, so her appearance on Real Time with Bill Maher on May 18 was nothing new for Ms. Show More Summary
(John Hinderaker) Rob Ford, the Mayor of Toronto, has been in the news lately because someone allegedly has a video of him smoking crack. I have no idea whether the video is genuine or not, but Ford is a distinctly odd character. He makes Rahm Emanuel look like a normal human being; in some respects, anyway. Show More Summary
CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson did several interviews last week that discussed her investigative work on CBS, especially the Benghazi scandal. On C-SPAN’s Washington Journal on Monday, Attkison said the Obama administration has "perfected"...Show More Summary
(Paul Mirengoff) Organizing for America, the Democratic Party’s successor organization to Barack Obama’s 2012 presidential campaign, is asking folks to “forward” Joe Biden’s response to a letter from a seven year-old boy on the theory that it is “adorable” and to “chip in” a $5 dollar contribution, as well. Show More Summary
Some readers — reader-listeners — have asked about the music at the end of the latest Need to Know. It’s “ Wedding Day at Troldhaugen,” by Grieg (Troldhaugen being his home outside Bergen). Mona Charen and I end our ’cast with a report from Norway (whose national day, or Constitution Day, was yesterday). Show More Summary
I've sometimes found Washington Post humorist Alexandra Petri a bit of a liberal jerk, like when she discussed what the 2012 presidential contenders should have given up for Lent, as in Rick Santorum needed to give up talking and Newt Gingrich needed to just give up. Show More Summary
Of course, they knew about it. They planned it. There is more evidence that the Obama Administration knew of the IRS targeting during the 2012 campaign. This was a CBS report: CBS News reported: There were new questions Saturday night … Continue reading ?
Clearly, the New York Times couldn't run with Jonathan Weisman's headline or opening sentence in the report he filed shortly after Friday's portion of Friday's testimony at a hearing of the House Ways and Means Committee in its Saturday print edition. Show More Summary
War News Updates is a very good news aggregator for all topics military but they do cover other areas at times. Here's their take on the IRS coverup that is ongoing: I am not an American.... just a...
I’ve long wanted Say Anything to be an open political forum. That’s why we have an open commenting section, so that the blog doesn’t become an echo chamber. But I also like the idea of SAB having some different viewpoints on the front page, which is why I’ve invited GameND to contribute regular “from the [...]Show More Summary
It has not been a particularly good week for our President. For the past six years or so, the President and his supporters have been under constant siege from the right. They talked about his birth certificate, his college records, his family trips, about fast and furious, Black Panther-gate and so many other so-called “scandals.” [...]Show More Summary
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The IRS scandal has shocked decent Americans, of every political stripe, to their core. Did the President know about this specific wrongdoing?...
Houston burglars beat and locked a homeowner in a closet during a break-in. It was his gun closet. One burglar was seriously injured. KTRK reported: A shootout in the Sharpstown area sent at least one suspect to a hospital. Police … Continue reading ?