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Archive of posts published in the tag: Elizabeth Warren

A Permanent Stain on Their Party

“If this is the new standard, then every racist thing Donald Trump has ever said about immigrants is immune to criticism because he can claim he was just encouraging “openness” and “conversation.” As Dean Phillips, a fellow Democratic freshman (and moderate) from a nearby Minnesota district lamented to Politico, “suddenly an entire party is being branded by the perspectives of two of its members [Omar and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez] who represent 1 percent of the caucus.”

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The Warrenberg Laws

#MeToo competes with #BLM for the Oppression Oscar.   The end game of identity politics is not inclusion, but exclusion.  Identity politics and its ugly stepchild, political correctness, are used to justify violence just as it did in Germany.  Irony is lost on those who call this behavior antifascist. 

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Elizabeth Warren’s Lunacy

Warren shows no understanding of what profit is.  It is the signal that determines the best allocation of resources.  The better ideas attract the most capital through the profit incentive. Profit is a byproduct of innovation and ideas.  Ms. Warren would substitute this with a government bureaucracy who will determine the proper allocation of resources.  The would not only squelch economic growth and innovation, it would increase corruption exponentially as businesses curried political rather than consumer approval.  Startups would head overseas.

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Political Dog Bombers

The left had hoped that their outage would be limited to Roger Ailes and Bill O’Reilly, but Matt Lauer and Charlie Rose also became victims. Roy Moore may have been cock blocked (pun absolutely intended), but so was Al Franken.

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The Hillary Factor

by Henry Oliner Did Donald Trump win the election, or did Hillary Clinton lose it?  It may seem irrelevant, but it does have bearing on the midterms. Hillary’s likability is used as a cloak to obscure severe character flaws and…

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Resisting the Resistance: What Jon Ossoff Proved

by Henry Oliner The Democrats are 0 for 4 in recent state elections, losing in Montana, Kansas, South Carolina, and Georgia.  They bet big on Georgia’s sixth district and had hope they could win, proving that Trump’s victory was a…

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Reminding Us of the Alternatives

Every time a snarky comedian confuses cynicism with wit, rage with concern, and smugness with intelligence…. Samantha Bee, Bill Maher, Steven Colbert……. Every time their hypocrisy is lit up like a Las Vegas billboard, with audio track loud enough to…

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Political Thoughts 2016 12 01

The Democrats are in denial. The first indication is that their loss was about poor messaging; even though Hillary outspent Trump by huge amounts, and even though every outlet but Fox was in her camp, to an embarrassing degree. The…

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Ideology Separates from Political Parties

From National Review’s Kevin Williamson, Progressives Without Power: Beginning with the nomination of Barry Goldwater and thanks in no small part to the efforts of many men associated with this magazine, the Republican party spent half a century as a…

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Thoughts on the Transition

I did not think Trump would win the primaries or the election and I was wildly wrong.  I guess there is a chance that I am wrong about some of my fears about his policies as president.  So, for the…

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Hillary, Pelosi, and Warren

from Kimberly Strassel at The WSJ,  The Democrats Double Down What Democrats should realize, because everyone else does, is that voters rejected both their policies (which have undermined middle- and low-income families) and their governance (which has fueled rage at…

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Risk vs Certainty

from The Case for Trump from William McGurn at the Wall Street Journal At a time when so much of American “law”—from the Health and Human Service’s contraceptive mandate, to the Education Department’s “Dear Colleague” letters on transgender policy, to the…

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Racial Hypocrisy

From AEI Jonah Goldberg highlights the left’s incredible hypocrisy on race in Liberals are playing a racial shell game: So: We live in a world where Bobby Jindal is a fake Indian, but it’s racist to say an older white…

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Top Down Populism

Salena Zito at Real Clear Politics writes Elizabeth Warren Is No ‘Populist’ Populism does not start at the top and work its way down to people; it works from the people up. And it is rarely embodied by the far…

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The Embarrassingly Rich

From Daniel Greenfield a Frontpage, Poor Little Rich Liberals: If Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden can’t convince Democrats that they’re just one step away from begging for spare change on street corners, Elizabeth Warren is waiting in the wings. After…

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Institutionalism

Daniel Greenfield writes in his blog Sultan Knish, The Art of Building Things, 6/10/13. Excerpts: The seduction of the collective as builder however is not limited to countries that flew the red flag.  When Obama and Warren proclaimed that there were no…

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The Shamelessness of Moral Supremacists

In short, our top pundits, our political elites, our very president all believe that they can blast the unfairness of high capitalism while doing everything in their power to enjoy its dividends — and demand an ethical standard from others…

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Embarrassed Capitalists

Charles Murray writes in the Review section of the weekend Wall Street Journal, July 28-29/12, Why Capitalism Has an Image Problem. Excerpt: The objective changes in capitalism as it is practiced plausibly account for much of the hostility toward capitalism. But…

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Government Roads and Government Roadblocks

From the Wall Street Journal, ‘You Didn’t Build That’, 7/17/12: Speaking in Roanoke, Virginia, Mr. Obama delivered another paean to the virtues of higher taxes on the people he believes deserve to pay even more to the government. “There are…

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Your Money is Not Yours

Yes, we all drive on roads built by government taxes and our property is valuable because the police and the courts protect it, and our freedoms are secure because soldiers died to defend our rights.  There are even products and…

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