Mob. Not.

I was thinking about the treatment the tea party protests received from the Democrat-Media Party after yesterday's post and remembered I had a "tea party" tag. When I looked at it, I noticed 51 entries. So, I took a little trip down TOC memory lane. A large meme in 2009 through 2013 revolved around the… Continue reading Mob. Not.

Mobs

The Democratic Party/Media conglomerate has its panties in a knot about the description of Antifa, #MeToo, et. al. as mobs. Well, they have broken windows, preemptively threatened violence against demonstrations they dislike, committed arson, screamed in the faces of their opponents, physically attacked other demonstrators, injured professors during campus "deplatforming" rallies, and battered cars with… Continue reading Mobs

Areopagitica Lost

The current state of the country and the current state of political and intellectual conversation depresses me in a way that it never has before. You have to understand — I’m never happy with the state of the country — that’s the inevitable fate of holding an ideological position that rarely gets any traction — I’m a classical liberal who’d like… Continue reading Areopagitica Lost

Despite talking points, the IRS did NOT target Progressive groups

Our audit did not find evidence that the IRS used the "Progressives" identifier as selection criteria for potential political cases between May 2010 and May 2012…The inappropriate criteria used to select potential political cases for review did not include the term "Progressives."From,J. Russell GeorgeTreasury Inspector General for Tax AdministrationJune 26, 2013Full letter here.The Democrats' attempt… Continue reading Despite talking points, the IRS did NOT target Progressive groups

Rein in the IRS Protest, East Lansing MI

Warm and overcast, threat of thunderstorms here today.There were 25 - 30 very polite people, some couldn't stay long so we averaged about 25 at any given time. Many drove an hour or more to attend. Most were older, but there was a 2 year old with his mother, and these young ladies. Nice to… Continue reading Rein in the IRS Protest, East Lansing MI

Obanana Republic

On November 5th, 2008, I said that the Obama Administration would be the most corrupt in living memory. I was wrong. It's not merely living memory. And it goes beyond simple corruption. The American people have been subject to a direct, systematic attack by the federal government, accomplished via the tax laws. Extremely complex laws… Continue reading Obanana Republic

Things you won’t see in the Lansing State Journal

...nor elsewhere in the statist media.Jimmy Hoffa warming up the crowd for our president yesterday: We got to keep an eye on the battle that we face: The war on workers. And you see it everywhere, it is the Tea Party. And you know, there is only one way to beat and win that war.… Continue reading Things you won’t see in the Lansing State Journal

If the tea party are Hobbits, John McCain is Boromir

Nominations for Grima Wormtongue are open.John McCain quoted the Wall Street Journal the other day to the effect that tea party aspirations for an end to fiscal insanity resemble a J. R. R. Tolkien fantasy....[T]he tea-party Hobbits could return to Middle Earth having defeated Mordor.Yesterday, the Journal found it expedient to explain the obvious:These columns… Continue reading If the tea party are Hobbits, John McCain is Boromir