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Tag Archives: 2016

Why are Dems so concerned about simple voter ID laws?

Look, if one is going to engage in the “democratic process” – and believe it or not I think there is a great case for not voting which I won’t go into – why is it such a big deal to furnish an ID when it comes time to vote for our elected representatives? The Democrats (and as we often say the GOP has plenty of problems of its own) are freaking out all over the country over the issue of voter IDs, which just seem to be common sense to me.

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Jeb Bush Tries to Court Crony Casino Money in Vegas

Sheldon Adelson kept Newt Gingrich alive during the the 2012 race for president. Now Jeb Bush wants some of that sweet sweet casino money. Bush is joining Chris Christie (shock), Scott Walker, and John Kasich at an event in the City of Slots. Each potential candidate is looking for a payday.

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Journalists fear covering the Benghazi story, don’t want to lose access (favored crony status)

It’s perfectly reasonable to expect the White House to stonewall the Benghazi investigation. There are fears that whatever happened that night might reflect poorly on the president, and perhaps even more importantly now, on Hillary Clinton who wants to be president. It makes sense that a White House which plays hardball all the time, plays hardball with reporters.

It doesn’t make it right however. Some reporters, many who have long cheered this president are starting to speak out, softly.

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Is Rand Paul in a fight with Chris Christie, or with the entire GOP mega-donor class?

If there was any doubt where Christie is on the Tea Party, libertarian thinking, and freedom generally, that doubt is gone now. The guy has completely thrown in with the big government folks and has warned of “libertarianism” (read people who actually follow the Constitution)  rising up through the GOP. He has tied his chain to an establishment star. He is betting that free America can’t get it’s act together before the 2016 election.

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