Category Archives: Politics

Sugar, Sugar

The Democrats may have lost the mid-term elections, but that hasn’t kept liberals from continuing to demand that the president act unilaterally (never mind Congress and all that inconvenient democracy stuff) to force more of the liberal agenda upon all of us. We have all heard … Continue reading

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The Desperation of Democrats

As the mid-term elections approach, it is becoming more and more depressing to consider the extent to which Democrats find it expedient to lie to voters. Some of their campaign ads and other statements are so blatantly false that one can only wonder what … Continue reading

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Ebola Non-Heroes

In remarks made yesterday from the White House, President Obama said that healthcare workers who have treated Ebola patients in West Africa are “American heroes” who must be treated with “dignity and respect” (see here). The recent actions of two health workers, however, have been less than heroic … Continue reading

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Animals And Ebola

Teresa Romero, the Spanish nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for two infected priests apparently has recovered and is now free of the virus (see here). Although Romero survived Ebola, the same cannot be said of her dog, Excalibur, who wasn’t sick, but whom … Continue reading

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Liberals Attacking Amazon

The success of Walmart has provoked attacks from liberals for some time, despite the benefits that Walmart provides to consumers, and now liberals are turning their attention to Amazon’s success. For example, in a recent article in The New Republic, editor Franklin Foer labels Amazon a “monopolist” that … Continue reading

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More Liberal Incoherence

One can always count on Mike Wise, one of the sports columnists for the Washington Post, to provide examples of wacky liberal thinking. A few months ago, Wise not only jumped on the bandwagon to punish Donald Sterling for his thoughts, but he demanded even more by calling for … Continue reading

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The Liberal Police State Strikes Again

Five months ago, the NBA took away Donald Sterling’s franchise because of thoughts expressed during a private telephone conversation. And now the owner of the Atlanta Hawks, Bruce Levenson, must sell his controlling interest in the team because of thoughts expressed in … Continue reading

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The Scandinavian Welfare States

Liberals regularly heap praise on the Scandinavian countries, holding them up as models of progressive societies and suggesting that America should become more like them. Except now Emily Tamkin of Slate magazine is calling for everyone to “shut up already” about how the Nordic countries top every global … Continue reading

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Misrepresenting Resistance To Big Government

Aaron Carroll, one of the editors in chief of the liberal health policy blog, The Determined Statist (a.k.a. The Incidental Economist), recently boasted about co-authoring a paper about the “social contract” and health care reform in America (see here). Carroll and … Continue reading

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Bringing Ebola To America

Kent Brantly, an American doctor infected with the Ebola virus, has arrived in Atlanta, and Nancy Writebol, an American missionary stricken with the disease, is due to arrive shortly (see here). It’s very unfortunate that these people have become sick and everyone hopes for their recovery, against long odds, … Continue reading

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