Category archives for: News from the Conservative Blogoshpere

Overnight Open Thread (4-20-2014)

Overnight Open Thread (4-20-2014)

Quote of the Day “LITTLE HITLERS: There is, as every petty official knows, a great deal of pleasure to be had from the obstruction of others, especially if they appear to be more fortunate, better placed, richer, or more intelligent…

3 Women Who Are Really Good at What They Do

3 Women Who Are Really Good at What They Do

I’m sure there’s a political metaphor in there somewhere, but if you don’t feel like digging for it, go ahead and just enjoy the fruits of thousands of hours of rehearsal. These gals make this look effortless. Which – trust me – is REALLY hard to do when there’s a cello involved (says the former cello player). [ Salut Salon "Wettstreit zu viert" ] (Viewer #2,163,355) Send to Kindle

The Epic Hypocrisy of Tom Steyer

The Epic Hypocrisy of Tom Steyer

(John Hinderaker) Billionaire hedge fund operator and “green” energy magnate Tom Steyer has pledged $100 million in the 2014 election cycle to help Democratic candidates who oppose the Keystone pipeline and who favor “green” energy over fossil fuels. Steyer claims to be a man of principle who has no financial interest in the causes he supports, but acts only for the public good. That is a ridiculous claim: Steyer is the ultimate rent-…

New Takes On An Old Classic Open Thread – [Niedermeyer's Dead Horse]

New Takes On An Old Classic Open Thread – [Niedermeyer's Dead Horse]

Courtesy of Weird News: Sir Mix-A-Lot is a musical genius. When he created “Baby Got Back” in 1992, he crafted a musical masterpiece that can be recreated in any genre without losing a beat. Like your big butts in jazz?…

It’s Really Scary

It’s Really Scary

A new poll shows Americans trust the IRS more than Facebook. I suppose Facebook might’ve scored better on the survey if they had the power to audit their critics, too. Send to Kindle

A long, hard fall for Rubio and Christie in New Hampshire

A long, hard fall for Rubio and Christie in New Hampshire

(Paul Mirengoff) A new Granite State poll of likely New Hampshire Republican primary voters is out. The poll was conducted for WMUR by the University of New Hampshire. The results can’t be taken too seriously because only 1 percent of those surveyed say they have definitely decided how they will vote. But the results are interesting, nonetheless. Rand Paul is the leader at 15 percent. He is followed by “favorite daughter” Kelly Ayotte (who has given no indication of interest…

Link of the Day: Healthcare.gov Design Team – EXPOSED!

Link of the Day: Healthcare.gov Design Team – EXPOSED!

[ High Praise! to Bored Panda ] 22 Hilariously Derpy Animals Now, these pictures are perfectly entertaining on their own (especially eerily-human smile-dog), but I find it ramps it up a bit if you imagine them all captioned “I helped design Healthcare.gov!” [ Think you have a link that’s IMAO-worthy? Send it to harvolson@gmail.com . If I use your link, you will receive

Can It Be True?

Can It Be True?

In case you’ve missed this study that’s been burning up the Internet since Friday: a new Princeton study purports to show through statistics that the US has ceased to be a democracy and become an oligarchy in which various structural factors make politicians only listen to the very wealthy.

Dems playing defense in the House of Representives

Dems playing defense in the House of Representives

(Paul Mirengoff) If there is anyone left who believes the Democrats have a decent shot at winning control of the House this year, he or she should check out the ad reservations made by House Majority PAC, the leading super-PAC backing Democrats in House races. The group’s name reflects optimism, but its buys don’t. Three quarters of the districts for which the PAC has reserved air time are…

Gun Thread (4-20-2014)

Gun Thread (4-20-2014)

Civil Disobedience In NY There is one purpose for a gun registry. One. Good on the folks in NY who’ve decided to not give the state the rope with which to hang them. Owners of assault-style weapons were supposed to…

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