THE UKRAINE IN TURMOIL

It\’s true.  The Ukraine\’s President, Viktor Yanukovych, has left Kiev, his residence and the offices of government have been overrun by the opposition to his Soviet-styled governance, and its Parliament is calling for new elections. But feeling about this are far from unanimous.  Yanukovych had plenty of supporters, and parts of the Ukraine remain strongholds of the...

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THE UNION BIG-SHOTS\’ WAR ON REPUBLICAN GOVERNORS

Are unions going to war against Republican Governors – specifically Republican Governors who have made it easier for citizens to get work without joining a union? That depends.  If you think of unions as the people who belong to them – whether voluntarily or involuntarily – the answer is no.  Every study I have seen for years shows that a large plurality of union...

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DINESH D\’SOUZA\’S INDICTMENT

Dinesh D\’Souza is a politically conservative writer and filmmaker. A month ago, the United States Attorney\’s Office for the Southern District of New York indicted Mr. D\’Souza for violation of campaign laws, based on a minor event involving a total of $20,000 – the kind that is laughed about for just about anyone else. No less an authority than Alan Dershowitz, long-time...

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OBAMACARE: THE CONGRESSIONAL SIGN-UPS

Lots of people in Washington DC are signing up for ObamaCare\’s small business insurance marketplace.  Isn\’t that great? Uh….. maybe not. Read these excerpts from J.D. Harrison\’s article in Thursday\’s Washington Post, and decide for yourself: Thousandsof people have purchased health coverage through the District ofColumbia\’s new small-business...

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REAL RACISM (CONT.)

This installment of “real racism” needs no explanation.  Read the following excerpts from Alan Blinder\’s article in yesterday\’s New York Times, and you\’ll have no problem understanding why: TheUniversity of Mississippi said Friday that students could facecriminal charges for placing a noose on a statue honoring thecollege\’s first black student, and a...

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THE OLYMPICS: OF WIGS AND WINNERS

I am not trying to be cruel or insensitive here.  I like Bob Costas very much.  But – maybe it\’s because of his recent eye problems, maybe some other reason – his wig was so obvious last night that it jumped out at us.  I can\’t believe I\’m “spilling the beans” to anyone by saying this. Bob, it\’s ok to wear a hairpiece.  But...

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THE FCC AND SUNLIGHT DISINFECTANT

“sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants”:  Louis D. Brandeis, 1913 Yesterday I blogged about the fact that the FCC intended to nose into the newsrooms of this country to determine what news in what forms and what doses was acceptable.  I referenced  an article by Ajit Pai, in the Wall Street Journal, dated February 10th, and noted that it had barely...

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DINESH D\’SOUZA\’S INDICTMENT

Dinesh D\’Souza is a politically conservative writer and filmmaker. A month ago, the United States Attorney\’s Office for the Southern District of New York indicted Mr. D\’Souza for violation of campaign laws, based on a minor event involving a total of $20,000 – the kind that is laughed about for just about anyone else. No less an authority than Alan Dershowitz, long-time...

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OBAMACARE: THE CONGRESSIONAL SIGN-UPS

Lots of people in Washington DC are signing up for ObamaCare\’s small business insurance marketplace.  Isn\’t that great? Uh….. maybe not. Read these excerpts from J.D. Harrison\’s article in Thursday\’s Washington Post, and decide for yourself: Thousandsof people have purchased health coverage through the District ofColumbia\’s new small-business...

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REAL RACISM (CONT.)

This installment of “real racism” needs no explanation.  Read the following excerpts from Alan Blinder\’s article in yesterday\’s New York Times, and you\’ll have no problem understanding why: TheUniversity of Mississippi said Friday that students could facecriminal charges for placing a noose on a statue honoring thecollege\’s first black student, and a...

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THE OLYMPICS: OF WIGS AND WINNERS

I am not trying to be cruel or insensitive here.  I like Bob Costas very much.  But – maybe it\’s because of his recent eye problems, maybe some other reason – his wig was so obvious last night that it jumped out at us.  I can\’t believe I\’m “spilling the beans” to anyone by saying this. Bob, it\’s ok to wear a hairpiece.  But...

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THE FCC AND SUNLIGHT DISINFECTANT

“sunlight is said to be the best of disinfectants”:  Louis D. Brandeis, 1913 Yesterday I blogged about the fact that the FCC intended to nose into the newsrooms of this country to determine what news in what forms and what doses was acceptable.  I referenced  an article by Ajit Pai, in the Wall Street Journal, dated February 10th, and noted that it had barely...

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THE WAR ON WHO?

If, as Democrats never tire of telling us, Republicans are waging a “war on women” by being pro-choice…. …who is this war being waged on? Excerpted from Michael W. Chapman\’s article at cnsnews.com: In 2012, there were more black babies killed by abortion (31,328) in New York City than were born there (24,758), and the black children killed comprised 42.4%...

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THE WAR ON WHO?

If, as Democrats never tire of telling us, Republicans are waging a “war on women” by being pro-choice…. …who is this war being waged on? Excerpted from Michael W. Chapman\’s article at cnsnews.com: In 2012, there were more black babies killed by abortion (31,328) in New York City than were born there (24,758), and the black children killed comprised 42.4%...

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MICHELLE OBAMA\’S VIEW OF “YOUNG PEOPLE”

Can Michelle Obama possibly be this tone-deaf?  This overtly, sarcastically nasty?  Apparently the answer is yes. Here is a direct quote from Ms. Obama, a guest on last night\’s Tonight Show, talking about the young people who have come running in droves to sign up for ObamaCare – aka Hubby Barack\’s wonderful opportunity to overpay for insurance so that...

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