America’s abysmal 0.7% economic growth during the fourth quarter of 2015 meant the annual growth rate was an anemic 2.4% … and average annual growth for the six-year Obama era a pathetic 2.2 percent. This is “dead last compared to six other recession recoveries since 1960,” Heritage Foundation economist Stephen Moore points out. The six […]
Bill Maher in a rare moment of the truly “funny.” Clearly much of Maher’s cut and paste show with mouths not in synch is aimed at the young and immature who’ll laugh at anything inane. Disclosure Statement: One of my former close friends, a hard conservative, was a chief writer for Jon Stewart. He told me there are […]
(Scott Johnson) At conclusion of last night’s debate in Durham featuring Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, MSNBC moderator Rachel Maddow graphically showed how she was feeling the love for the two of them. Fellow moderator Chuck Todd confined himself to a polite handshake, but don’t be deceived! He too was feeling the love. Via Daniel […]
(Scott Johnson) Did you catch any of the close encounter between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton in Durham before a New Hampshire audience on MSNBC last night? By far the most striking element of the affair was the concern of moderators Chuck Todd and Rachel Maddow to perform their function on behalf of a Democratic […]
(Paul Mirengoff) That’s what Chris Cillizza of the Washington Post says. His assessment is based on the way Iowa’s Democratic caucus works. The Democrats use a “viability threshold.” If a candidate doesn’t reach it at a particular caucus, his supporters are offered the opportunity to re-caucus on behalf of a candidate who is viable. (I […]
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(Scott Johnson) CNN hosted the Democratic presidential candidates for a friendly town hall forum at Drake University in Des Moines last night. Chris Cuomo served as the moderator as the candidates appeared in turn to answer questions from the audience. Cuomo’s chumminess with the candidates suggests that for CNN the event was all in the […]
(Paul Mirengoff) How important are endorsements by office holders when it comes to nominating a presidential candidate? I think the conventional wisdom is that this year, at least on the Republican side, they won’t count for much. On the other hand, Aaron Bycoffe of FiveThirtyEight cites research showing that in presidential nomination contests between 1980 […]