Vox says Obamacare sucks

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Of course, they didn’t spin it this way but this piece by Sarah “Local Crime Story” Kliff highlights the facts that most Americans know about Obamacare ever since the the health care system was turned into something akin to a government utility. Interestingly, Vox claims that there have been some healthcare savings, but that it’s […]

Hell hath no fury

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Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned is a paraphrase of a line written by British playwright William Congreve. Columbia University graduate Emma Sulkowicz is Exhibit A for the 21st Century that Congreve continues to be right. Sulkowicz has made a name for herself carrying around a mattress at Columbia University, including at last […]

Hillary Clinton and Sid Vicious

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On Monday, after 40,150 minutes, Hillary Clinton finally deigned to answer some questions from the court scribes. The former Secretary of State laughably claimed that she wanted all of the emails from her private email account on her private server that she decided she wanted the public to see should be “out there” as soon […]

Irony lost on Kayaktivists

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There’s a huge offshore drilling rig currently docked in Seattle, and another on its way, before making their way to their final home off the coast of Alaska. The greens in the Emerald City are outraged and have shown their outrage by attempting to block the rigs using kayaks. Of course, you know what most kayaks nowadays […]

Dissent will not be allowed

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There’s a lot of Hillary Clinton corruption stories out today. Perhaps the biggest one is today’s revelation that longtime Clinton confidante and hatchet man Sidney Blumenthal, banned from serving in government by President Obama, instead advised then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on foreign policy while on the payroll of the Clinton Family Foundation Slush […]

The Clinton’s Man at ABC

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ABC News’ chief anchor George Stephanopolous is not a journalist. He’s a Democratic operative—never forget that. The Free Beacon reports that the former communications director for President Bill Clinton donated $50,000 to the Clinton foundation from 2013 to 2014. This comes just a few weeks after Stephanopolous aggressively grilled “Clinton Cash” author Peter Schweizer on […]

Politicizing tragedy

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At last count 7 people lost their lives last night as an Amtrak train derailed en route from Washington, D.C. to New York City. Before the bodies had even grown cold, their were utterly dishonest and predictable calls on the political left that it was the GOP’s fault because they’ve cut funding from Amtrak over the […]

What watchdog journalism looks like

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Associated Press reporter Matt Lee questions Obama State Department flack about why they have “no intention” of examining whether the secret donations to the Clinton Foundation during Hillary Clinton’s tenure affected government policy. Unsurprisingly, this is also what a cover-up looks like.

Which economic policies help the lower class?

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A former colleague of mine shared this Washington Post Wonkblog article on Facebook. Most of the article is unobjectionable. However, the part that is objectionable is very objectionable. The head and subhead: How growing up poor changes politicians Democrats from humble backgrounds more often vote for economic policies that help the lower class. For Republicans, upbringing doesn’t matter. […]

U-T San Diego Sold

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NiemanLab has an article out on then-rumored (but now confirmed and  imminent) sale of my former employer, the U-T San Diego (formerly the San Diego Union-Tribune) to Tribune Publishing, the owner of the Los Angeles Times, among other papers. The majority of the article is your standard inside-baseball media story, but every time something like this happens you feel […]