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we were told — quite a lot — that Obamacare had fixed our broken health-care system. I recall someone saying it was an effing big deal or some such. And yet, even before it’s fully implemented, we’re now being told we need so much more.

–Jonah Goldberg

The white race seldom wins the sprint

To progressives, everything boils down to race. If blacks don’t do well, its because of the longstanding effects of racism. In fact, many blacks do quite well in America. Furthermore, there are pockets of white poverty that have endured for decades. One thing... read more

How dare you “humanize a fetus”?

What do abortion mongers think, a fetus is a potential eggplant? NARAL tweeted this: #NotBuyingIt – that @Doritos ad using #antichoice tactic of humanizing fetuses & sexist tropes of dads as clueless & moms as uptight. #SB50 These uptight, humorless... read more

Wal-Mart has 1.4 million U.S. employees in stores filled with foreign-made consumer goods. With a 45% price increase, many won’t be working for long.

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Daniel Henninger on the state of the race and the nation. The one reliably true thing we are witnessing in this 2016 election season is a bipartisan repudiation of Barack Obama’s presidency. When Democratic voters in Iowa and New Hampshire vote for a socialist senator... read more

How insulting to black people that Sanders thinks all he has to do is meet with a buffoon like Sharpton to secure the black vote

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Black lives don’t matter to Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton – only black votes

Conservative black author Crystal Wright in the Telegraph Democrat presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is running such a white campaign that he rushed to New York City the day after his New Hampshire win to have breakfast with Al Sharpton to buy, I mean beg, for the... read more

2016: the year that illustrates why Alexander Hamilton feared the politics of the mob

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Left/Right: both mad as hell and they ain’t gonna take it anymore!

Some observations on the political scene: Many people on the left are convinced they are getting screwed Many people on the right are convinced they are getting screwed Almost no one, except Obama, thinks the status quo is good. Both aggrieved sides have latched onto... read more

On immigrants, Obama lectures us “that’s not who we are.” But under him, we are nation that does nothing as innocents are gassed, bombed and starved to death in Syria.

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The LA Times discovers the tragedy of Syria

LA Times editorial A United Nations commission concluded this week that the Syrian government has engaged in crimes against humanity, including murder, rape, torture, imprisonment and enforced disappearance, as well as what it characterized as... read more

ObamaCare for illegals: Obama lied (again)

Katie Pavlich at Townhall Remember this moment from 2009 when President Obama was trying to reassure Americans that Obamacare would not benefit illegal immigrants? “There are also those that claim our reform efforts would insure illegal immigrants. This too, is... read more

“I think Hillary Clinton, for the good of the country, should step down and let this FBI investigation play out.”

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Former DIA chief: Hillary should end campaign for president

Richard Pollock at the Daily Caller President Barack Obama’s former director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) believes Hillary Clinton should drop out of the presidential race to clear the way for the probe of her private email server by the Federal Bureau of... read more

Life in 2016. Great technology, but weak product support.

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Roku support in black and white

Two days ago, we experienced a 30 minute loss of electrical power. When restored, everything worked fine except our new Roku 3 unit for streaming Netflix etc. Our older Roku 2, in another room, but hooked up to the same network worked fine. After much self diagnosis... read more

…Sanders is the sort of man whose notion of wisdom is to hold fast to the angry convictions of his adolescence. That may be why he connects with so many younger voters.

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Bernie’s ugly war on Wall Street

Most of us have only a passing understanding of how financial markets work. And that makes “Wall Street” an easy target for demagogues. They’re filthy rich and we’re not, so they must be crooks. Bret Stephens does a masterful job exposing the... read more

If cobalt blue Vermont couldn’t find a way to make single-payer happen, then it’s very unlikely that any other state will,

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“Single-payer” healthcare fizzled in Bernie’s home state

Bernie Sanders whips up his audiences with promises of freebies, all funded by taxing the bejesus out of those 536 American billionaire puppet masters. One of his promises is “single payer” healthcare. Three thoughts come to mind: Is Bernie admitting that... read more

Given the huge advantage Democrats have in the media, taking “money out of politics” would be unconditional surrender by the GOP.

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Money can’t buy you love or elections

A rich pleads, “Stop me before I donate!” ...90-year-old investor Bernard Schwartz in his Manhattan office on Thursday. Four days earlier, new federal filings showed he gave $1 million to a super-PAC supporting presidential candidate Hillary Clinton,... read more

$675,00 for three speeches–that’s far more than minimum wage

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Hilarity Rodham Clinton

Just say anything to get past the moment. Anderson Cooper: Do you still believe there’s a vast right-wing conspiracy? Hillary Clinton: Don’t you? (laughter) Anderson Cooper: I’m asking you. Hillary Clinton: Yeah. It’s gotten even better-funded. They brought in some... read more

As Europe wises up about the flood of Islamic immigrants, Obama insults Americans by believing the worst about us.

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Obama lectures Americans

Obama, the pedantic scold was at it again, lecturing Americans about our supposed sins. Yesterday he visited a Mosque: “Islam has always been part of America,” he said, detailing the beginnings of the religion among African slaves brought to America. He also pointed... read more

To liberals, “conversation” means sit there while I berate you for the sin of the moment.

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Race relations in the time of Obama

Ann Althouse on students subjected to compulsory racial sensitivity training. She’s commenting on an article in the NYT. The article, by John Eligon, is called “University of Missouri Struggles to Bridge Its Racial Divide.” I was able to tell I was... read more

It’s frightening to think our two choices could be Trump, a no-class, childish blowhard, and Hillary, corrupt and incompetent.

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Hillary: disqualified to be president

Hugh Hewitt at Washington Examiner How fast does information move through the Iowa caucus electorate? Hillary Clinton is hoping very, very slowly, because Friday’s bombshell news about 22 of her emails — stored on her private, illegal, compromised, national... read more

At the time Denmark became rich relative to the rest of the World, it was not a welfare state. In fact, Denmark has historically been a low tax country by international standards.

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A Dane warns that Denmark isn’t what you think

Desperate to prove that socialism works, American progressives are smitten with the idea of Denmark, a country where everything is free–healthcare, college etc. And half the people ride bikes! Feel the Bern! Of course, thinking that a nation of five million... read more