Showing posts from August, 2014

Obama’s Hazy Sense of History

The McCarthy-VDH Reader A digest of the latest commentaries from Andrew C. McCarthy and Victor Davis Hanson. Holder’s Bank of America Heist Funds Left’s Community-Organizer Shock Troops Heavily regulated financial institutions are at the government’s mercy. Read " Holder’s Bank of America Heist Funds Left’s Community-Organizer Shock Troops " August 28, 2014, The Corner Eric Holder, Racial Profiler The investigation of Darren Wilson is solely based on his race. Read " Eric Holder, Racial Profiler " August 23, 2014, NRO Article Obama’s Hazy Sense of History Why do only a handful of such tragedies trigger national outrage? Read " Obama’s Hazy Sense of History " August 28, 2014, NRO Articl

Lerner's Emails

To view this email as a web page, go here. Lerner's Emails Aren't Missing Remember the uproar over Lois Lerner's emails? Lerner was the head of the IRS Office of Exempt Organizations during the tea party targeting scandal. After waiting a year for her emails to be released, the administration finally admitted to Congress that the emails had been destroyed in a computer crash. IT experts and others found that hard to believe, but the line we were told is that Lerner's emails were gone. Well now - surprise! - it turns out that Lerner's emails do exist ! The Justice Department told watchdog group Judicial Watch that they do, in fact, have copies of every electronic message ever sent from Lerner. Justice Department officials say the information would be hard to find, considering the significant size of the backup system. But the fact is th

Shhh, Mr. President

The Goldberg File By Jonah Goldberg August 29, 2014 Dear Reader (unless you're the Oregon guy who drove 30 miles with his left-turn signal on. I've lost all faith in you), I'm writing this barreling down I-70, which I learned earlier today is the "Main Street of Kansas." So sayeth a billboard for all to see just across the border from Colorado. This is not a very good slogan for Kansas, in my humble opinion. I like Kansas quite a bit. I do not like I-70 at all. "Main Street" implies a certain amount of commerce, even hustle-and-bustle. To my mind, it also suggests a homespun charm. I would bet $10,000 (to borrow a locution from Mitt Romney) that "charm and commerce," never mind "hustle" or "bustle," do not appear in the firsthand accounts of any I-70 traveler in