HCR and the Long Retreat from Moscow


Jim DeMint famously characterized the Health Care Reform bill as President Obama’s Waterloo, a statement that earned him the disdain of every pipe-puffer and low comedian in the MSM Rolodex. While I stand second to none in my admiration for Senator DeMint I have to admit his critics were half-right (representing a one-time 50% improvement [...]

CPAC 2010 Day One – Recap


The first day of CPAC 2010 offered up an exciting melange of prominent conservative voices.  In addition, the diversity of viewpoints comprising the modern conservative movement was evidenced by the organizations who had purchased booth space in the exhibition hall here in Washington’s Marriott Wardman Park Hotel.  Groups as disparate as GOProud (a gay conservative [...]

AFL-CIO Prez Trumka on the Employee Free Choice Act aka “May I Fill the Card Out for You?”


Hey, don’t trouble yourself. Let me just sign that union card for you.
Richard Trumka, current president of the AFL-CIO, cares about you, the American Worker. He cares so much that he is going to stop those dirty employers from forcing you to have a secret ballot. Until I heard him speak, I never realized a [...]