The Butterfield Effect – Taxes – and Media Ignorance

Seven years ago, I wrote about the “Butterfield Effect,” which is a term used to mock clueless journalists. A former reporter for the New York Times, Fox Butterfield, became a bit of a laughingstock in the 1990s for publishing a series of articles addressing the supposed quandary of how crime rates could be falling during […]

via The Continuing Revenge of the Laffer Curve — International Liberty

Deported Illegal Arrested for Raping 12 Year Old Girl

From WJLA: HERNDON, Va. (ABC7) — A man who had been deported from the U.S. has been arrested on charges of sexually abusing a 12-year-old girl five times at a home daycare at the house where he lived in Herndon, police say. Fairfax County Police say Oscar Perez Rangel, 40, of Herndon was a “previously deported […]

via Deported felon arrested in sexual abuse of 12-year-old girl at Virginia daycare — Fellowship of the Minds

EcoNazis sure to be made at Rahm

Welcome to the party, pal. It appears that former Obama chief-of-staff and current Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is embracing President Trump’s rhetoric that environmental regulations are standing in the way of infrastructure spending. From a WSJ hosted panel with Emanuel and DJ Gribbin, Special Assistant to the President for Infrastructure Policy: Emanuel on enviro regs sounds…

via CAPITULATION: Rahm Emanuel embraces Trumpism on environmental regulations related to infrastructure spending —

US Senator won’t support Gorsuch because he values the law – CA Idiots

Pssst … Kamala, he’s a judge. That’s sort of his job? Judge Gorsuch has consistently valued legalisms over real lives. I won’t support his nomination. — Kamala Harris (@SenKamalaHarris) March 24, 2017 So she won’t vote for Gorsuch because he values legalisms aka the law. Wow. That makes absolutely NO sense, way to go,…

via Ummm, WAT? Kamala Harris says she will not vote for Gorsuch because he values ‘legalisms’ —

Will .GOV websites be reset to comply with the First Amendment?

When will .GOV Domains be Reset to Comply with the First Amendment? Guest essay by Leo Goldstein Government publications, including websites, must be free of partisan propaganda. The Obama administration violated this rule and turned government websites into propaganda outlets of the left wing of the Democrat Party. It was especially shameless in promoting climate alarmism. […]

via Government websites break their own rules to cater to ‘climate cult’ — Watts Up With That?

“Progressive” Dems still have no idea how Trump Won

Because that worked so well when they tried it before… Via Daily Caller: Progressive political action group Priorities USA published an anti-Trump strategy memo Friday advising Democrats to attack Trump on his political statements and his close connections to Wall Street, a line of attack that failed during the 2016 presidential election. The memo heavily…

via Progressive Strategy Memo Shows Dems Have No Idea How Trump Won — Weasel Zippers



via Discourse Today. … — Freedom Is Just Another Word… Noun hypocrisy (countable and uncountable, plural hypocrisies) The contrivance of a false appearance of virtue or goodness, while concealing real character or inclinations, especially. with respect to religious and moral beliefs; hence in general sense, dissimulation, pretence, sham. The claim or pretense of having beliefs, […]

via What Is Hypocrisy? — Grumpa Joe’s Place

DHS to Expedite Deportation Proceedings by Not Using Judges

Bravo! This will counter Mexican activists who have vowed to jam U.S. courts as deportations surge. Head ’em up… move ’em out. Via Daily Caller: With immigration courts reaching a record backlog in 2016, Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly ordered Monday that illegal immigrants who have been in the U.S. for less than two…

via DHS To Expedite Deportation Proceedings By Not Using Judges — Weasel Zippers