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Thursday, Sep 03, 2015

The Right Stuff

A politics blog by Tom Jackson

Tom Jackson's baseball card - if he had one - would report he throws left, writes right. In his columns and blog, "The Right Stuff," southpaw Jackson provides insight into the evolving human condition from a distinctly conservative point of view.

Peddling hysteria to the ‘fearless’

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The alleged differences between the brains of conservatives and liberals is making the social media rounds again. Wouldn't you know it, the so-called results are spread mostly by smug lefties who imagine the so-called study affirms their superiority ...

Hillary’s top-secret trouble

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Hillary Clinton's run for the presidency might be a multi-faceted prism - that's #x201c;prism,#x201d; not #x201c;prison#x201d; - that may yet emerge as a finely polished gem, but any way you gaze upon it just now, it's dispersing a troublesome light ...

Wendy’s hot-’n-juicy minimum wage plan

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Now comes Wendy's - the fast-food giant named for founder Dave Thomas' daughter - to declare, with in-your-face boldness ordinarily reserved for its spicy chicken selections, that at which coy McDonald's executives only winked....

The Trump unpredictability factor

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I don’t know if Thursday’s prime-time debate on Fox News marked, for Donald Trump’s White House dreams, the beginning of the end or the end of the beginning.

Obama’s reckless, partisan, unpresidential cynicism

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Sanitizing suspected nuke sites: Part of ‘arrangement’?

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Meanwhile, back in Iran, there's evidence of a cleanup at a suspected nuclear site going on ahead of the first requested inspections. From Bloomberg's Josh Rogin and Eli Lake:...

Obama’s masterfully ‘dishonest,’ ‘partisan,’ ‘insulting’ speech

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Well, there was the post-partisan, no-red-states/no-blue-states/only-United-States unifier we've come to know and worship. After that speech promoting the Iran nuclear #x201c;arrangement#x201d; - interesting word, that - Barack Obama delivered before...

Planned Parenthood Video No. 5: Gruesome and worse

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Before she beat her hasty, calculated, political retreat, Hillary Clinton's term for the undercover videos depicting Planned Parenthood's parts-peddling-for-profit was #x201c;disturbing.#x201d;...

The DWS socialist multiplier effect

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Twice in less time than it takes to win a major golf championship, Democratic National Committee chair and South Florida congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz was asked on national television to describe the difference between a Democrat and a socia...

Obama, EPA and the perfect liberal issue

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Anymore, you needn't see Barack Obama give a speech, deliver a message, conduct a press conference or - as he did Monday - issue an edict to know when he's sneering at us. And by #x201c;us#x201d; I mean the sturdy 50-plus percent of Americans disappo...