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Archive of posts published in the tag: Hillary Clinton

Who Needs the Intellectuals?

The Democrats have long enjoyed greater unity than the Republicans. Even the surprising challenge raised from Bernie Sanders is now only a recent memory. This may have come from the insider manipulations and the control wielded by the super delegates,…

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Obscuring Intellectual Failure

Don Boudreaux at Cafe Hayek quotes from Deirdre McCloskey’s outstanding Bourgeois Equality in his Bonus Quotation of the Day: Members of the left clerisy, such as Tony Judt or Paul Krugman or Thomas Piketty, who are quite sure that they…

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The Age of Obfuscation

from Heather Wilhelm at National Review – The Golden Age of Fibbery Ha! I kid, I kid. In 2016’s not-so-grand race for the White House, lying is more popular than ever, duplicity is all the rage, and the Internet, bless…

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Hypocrisy Knows No Bounds

  If a doctor of oncology treats a thousand patients, but five hundred of them die, is he still a good doctor? If a preacher saves a thousand souls but one hundred end up in hell is he still a…

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Why Hillary is Not 50 Points Ahead

From Bret Stephens at The Wall Street Journal, The Apology of Donald Drump:  (Stephen’s fictitious DT speech) So spare me the sensitivity lectures. Spare me the business lectures, too. Those tax returns someone stole and the New York Times published?…

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Executive Unilaterialism

Yuval Levin wrote The Fractured Republic, a very intelligent look at our political condition and highly recommended. Below is as excerpt from his recent article in National Review, Hillary Is an Embodiment of the Left’s Disdain for Democracy: First, contemporary liberalism…

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The High Cost of Slow Growth

Scott Grannis at Calafia Beach Pundit is one of my favorite economics bloggers. He does not post often, but when he does he produces some real gems.  His work includes illuminating graphs that supports his clear analysis. An excerpt from This…

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“Talents for Low Intrigue”

from Mona Charen at National Review, What Are the Checks and Balances: The Founders included the Electoral College in the Constitution to guard against demagogues, or in Alexander Hamilton’s words, men with “talents for low intrigue, and the little arts…

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A Foundation of Power

From Jonah Goldberg at National Review, House Clinton and the Wages of Corruption Hillary Clinton recognized that her ambitions could only be realized by hitching herself to her sociopath husband. No doubt that decision had its downsides, but look where she…

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Dictating Progress

From William Voegeli in The National Review, Hillary’s Empty Moralism Is a Reflection of the Greater Progressive Movement It has now been more than a century since progressivism reconfigured American liberalism by discarding the Founding’s commitment to constitutional structures and limits,…

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O’Sullivan’s First Law of Politics

From Kevin Williamson at National Review,  Move On MoveOn.org was founded by Clinton toadies for the purpose of Clinton toadying, though it eventually succumbed to what we must understand as a corollary to O’Sullivan’s First Law of Politics. O’Sullivan’s First…

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The Freshest Ideas from 1916

  from the editors of The National Review, Hilary’s Disastrous Economic Plan But it is a statement of Mrs. Clinton’s priorities, which are giving handouts to her corporate allies, strengthening the whip hand of politicians over health care, bribing the Sanders-Warren…

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A Cancer of the Federal Government

William McGurn makes a great and scary point, more worrisome than the ethical abuses  and lies that surround the Clintons- from the Wall Street Journal, Even Worse Than Clinton’s Emails It’s a disturbing pattern, and unfortunately it’s not limited to State.…

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Deplorable, Indeed

In politics a ‘gaffe’ is when someone accidentally speaks the truth. Hillary’s gaffe about the ‘deplorables’ is just her being honest about how she, her Hollywood media sycophants and most modern Progressives view the flyover country. For the modern Progressives…

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Deplorable and Proud

from David Goldman at The Asian TImes, Deplorably, Trump is going to win The presidential election was over the moment the word “deplorable” made its run out of Hillary Clinton’s unguarded mouth. As the whole world now knows, Clinton told a Lesbian-Gay-Bisexual-Transgender fundraiser…

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A Thousand Course Smorgasboard

from The Clinton Plan’s Growth Deficit by John Cochrane in The Wall Street Journal The rest of Mrs. Clinton’s economic agenda is a thousand-course smorgasbord of government expansions, with the same deficiencies. A random sample: Higher taxes on capital gains and corporations.…

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Reformed to Death

From The Atlantic, How American Politics Went Insane by Jonathan Rauch Chaos syndrome is a chronic decline in the political system’s capacity for self-organization. It begins with the weakening of the institutions and brokers—political parties, career politicians, and congressional leaders and committees—that…

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Hillary’s World

From John Cochrane at The Grumpy Economist,  Clinton Plan: There are no numbers here anywhere. The $275 billion is clearly just a made up number that sounds sort of big but not so big as to attract tax-and-spend criticism. Because…

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Dependent on Hackers for Justice

William McGurn makes a great and scary point, more worrisome than the ethical abuses  and lies that surround the Clintons- from the Wall Street Journal, Even Worse Than Clinton’s Emails However unseemly the cashing in of the Clinton family, whatever the…

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Lying to Us for Our Own Good

excerpts from  Why Is Hillary Never Held Accountable for Her Lies, by Victor Davis Hanson at National Review: In fact, “truth” for a postmodernist is supposedly what those who control us say it is, largely in efforts to perpetuate their…

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