Saturday, April 1, 2017

BlogQuestion of the Night: Which will get done first?

by Skip April 1, 2017

SHOT: BREXIT: UK publishes ‘Great Repeal Bill’ plan to replace EU laws. Unveiling plans to convert EU law into domestic law, the government disclosed that 12,000 EU regulations are in force in Britain. About 7,900 “statutory instruments” — government orders — have implemented EU directives. Some 186 acts of Parliament passed between 1980 and 2009 […]

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Data Point – Trump is “gutting the Federal budget”?

by Skip April 1, 2017

From The Corner, a two-fer: biased journalists and the “cuts” (emphasis mine): Issie Lapowsky at Wired has an interesting piece on Ro Khanna’s proposal to radically expand the earned-income tax credit. Lapowsky writes that this will be difficult to do, because “the Trump administration is gutting the federal budget.” Setting aside the fact that tax […]

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Russians manipulating 2016 Pres Election?

by Skip April 1, 2017

But I do remember when US Senator Ted Kennedy (“The Swimmer”) tried to get Russia to intervene in Reagan’s Presidential Election.  Good time, good times (H/T: Powerline)

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Palate Cleanser – how fast can a Bumper Car go? SCARY fast!

by Skip April 1, 2017

“It’s finished and it’s FAST….so fast its the worlds fastest as approved by Guinness World Records This 600cc monster is the work of hours of shed time working out how to squeeze a sports bike and so wheels into a dodgem shell without making a death trap, but surprisingly in a straight line it’s actually […]

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Raising Prices and Lefty Intellectual Inconsistency

by Scott Morales April 1, 2017

Ran across this on the interweb today and thought it a pithy summary of a lefty characteristic. The only problem I have with it is that it’s not just inconsistency, it’s also dishonesty.  They are dishonest. The left does not have principles that apply universally.  The only principle or lodestar  is answering affirmatively to the […]

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Obama Era School Meddling Results in Increased Violence, Drug Use, and Gang Activity.

by Steve MacDonald April 1, 2017

This is a familiar refrain. Social engineers suggest a policy prescription and share their blueprint with the public. But the actual results are something entirely different. In today’s example, Obama’s Department of Education decided that too many public school suspensions were discriminatory. They targeted black students. From Walter Willimas, writing at The Daily Signal, According […]

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Civil War – when the Left/Democrats can’t even support our own Law?

by Skip April 1, 2017

The Left screams about “cultural appropriation” all the time – but why do they throw OUR culture away any time it collides with another? Shades of Ruth Bader-Ginsburg writ small and sideways. All over the Right side of the blogosphere I keep hearing whispers “are we heading towards a civil war”? It is quite obvious […]

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Site Ranks NH 12th in US for Dependence on Firearms Industry

by Steve MacDonald April 1, 2017

Source: WalletHub Wallet Hub lists New Hampshire as the second most dependent state on firearms industry jobs. It also ranks the GraniteState 4yth in gun ownership per capita and 12th overall for “Dependence on the gun industry.” 

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State Department Employee With Top Secret Clearance Arrested

by Steve MacDonald April 1, 2017

A woman with top secret clearance was accepting gifts and benefits from the Chinese in exchange for, (DoJ) “Candace Marie Claiborne is a U.S. State Department employee who possesses a Top Secret security clearance and allegedly failed to report her contacts with Chinese foreign intelligence agents who provided her with thousands of dollars of gifts […]

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