Vice President Biden’s gun violence task force is reportedly going to give its recommendations to President Obama tomorrow, kicking off the next stage of the gun control debate. President Obama — aided eagerly by his media cohort — will try to convince people that this is an immediate crisis with his characteristic insistence that “we can’t wait” for Congress to pass a new “assault weapons” ban. Continue reading →
(AP/THE DAYTONA BEACH NEWS-JOURNAL)
by Gary Shapiro
The Obama campaign’s post-debate strategy has focused three times on highlighting inane non-issues. Continue reading →
by Jeff Swanson
I was talking to a liberal the other day. He and I have a funny rapport. Once, years ago, we had quite the political clash. I try not to be so vocal in settings where politics should be left at the door. A workplace, for instance.
Sometimes, you have no choice. The rhetoric goes too far and the the facts need to be heard. Continue reading
Illiberal Liberals – Thomas Sowell – National Review Online.
by Thomas Sowell
Not since the days of slavery have there been so many people who feel entitled to what other people have produced as there are in the modern welfare state, whether in Western Europe or on this side of the Atlantic. Continue reading →
From CNN of all places comes a smiling Joe video. Yes, CNN. The best part is the Paul Ryan look in the middle of the video.
Ryan Gets Ready – Robert Costa – National Review Online.
by Robert Costa
Paul Ryan may be the first vice-presidential nominee who once prepped a veep nominee. Continue reading →