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Fraser Nelson
by | Nov 12, 2013

Pundits in washington simply cannot decide about Ted Cruz. Does the Texas senator’s demagoguery more resemble that of Joe McCarthy (the New Yorker), or Father Charles Coughlin (MSNBC)? Was his fight to defund Obamacare a political version of General Custer’s…

by | Sep 25, 2013

Ted Cruz is about halfway through hour 11 of his marathon speech on the Senate floor. Perhaps the oddest moment of the night so far: Since Cruz was not there to tuck them into bed, he read his daughters Dr….

by | Sep 24, 2013

Senator Ted Cruz continues to hold the floor after taking control of the upper chamber of Congress at about 2:40 p.m. So far, we’ve heard about how the outcome of the continuing resolution vote is predetermined…like matches in the World…

by | Aug 28, 2013

NBC reports: The world of mind-control zombie armies may have gotten just a little closer: Scientists say they’ve hooked up one person’s brain to the Internet, to control the finger of another person playing a video game.

by | Aug 22, 2013

FOR YEARS AS a professional journalist, Quin Hillyer has slung editorial copy under tight deadlines. As a congressional press secretary for half a decade in the 1990s, he was virtually always on call, ready to field probing questions from reporters,…

by | Aug 20, 2013

Here’s the first few minutes from Al Jazeera America, the newest addition to your cable TV lineup. My favorite part is near the end when a group of regular Joes say inspiring things about the launch. “If the news cared…

by | Jun 27, 2013

The Morning Journal of Lorain, Ohio, has the story: A man claiming he was a drifter hacked off his own penis because “George Bush made him do it,” police said.

by | Jun 18, 2013

It would be understandable if Paul Ryan didn’t want to stick his neck out just now. As the GOP vice-presidential nominee last year, Ryan spent four months on a whistle-stop tour of the country, shaking hands, answering questions, and speaking…

by | Jun 11, 2013

Mother Jones has a great set of graphs on the student loan bubble…and then predictably draws exactly the wrong conclusion. After several scary looking charts that show the cost of college vastly outpacing inflation, student loan debt quadrupling in a decade,…

by | May 31, 2013

The Donald is a reality TV show made flesh. Every move he makes is seemingly crafted for a single purpose: to make a splash. Now he’s picked up playing one of his favorite games again, hinting at a future run…

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