Category Archives: Conservatives

Those Budget Cuts Certainly Didn’t Help Our Preparedness

The state of our public health infrastructure is, well, kinda like the rest of infrastructure (boldface mine): But here at home, two programs that deal directly with emergency preparedness for hospitals have been cut. The CDC’s emergency preparedness program, which … Continue reading

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Giving Ideas the Respect They Deserve

Which in many cases, is none at all. Elizabeth Stoker Bruening on complaints about style (boldface mine): Which is another way of putting: discuss this as though it’s ordinary. Some people were upset about the Rand post [which argued that … Continue reading

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Former Republican Executive Director Says Something Horrible About Ebola

I’m shocked, really, I am (boldface mine): The former general counsel and executive director of the South Carolina Republican Party is coming under fire for the novel solutions to the Ebola epidemic he is posting on Twitter. The vehemently pro-life … Continue reading

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Fearing the Middle Eastern Version of Lord’s Resistance Army: ISIS Is Comin’ to Getcha?

It goes without saying that ISIS (or ISIL, or IS, or Islamic State…) are vile. But as Gary Brecher notes, they’re a lot more like the LRA than the Taliban circa 2000–locally monstrous, but hardly a tide sweeping across…well, much … Continue reading

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Fever Swamps of the Wingnut Mind: The North Carolina Edition

So we read this about the Great State of North Carolina: At Chatham Industrial Supply, a hardware store here, its owner, Richard Kernodle, grumbled recently about what he called the “liberal artists” who have moved to this city of 8,100 … Continue reading

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By Their Friends Shall You Know Them: The Students First Edition

It’s hard to believe Education First, the anti-teacher union ‘reform’ group founded by Michelle Rhee, really cares about students, especially minority students, when they actively support bigoted legislators. From the Great State of Georgia (boldface mine): Remember the Georgia state … Continue reading

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Does Teh Stoopid Have an Asymptote?

In response to a National Review article somehow blaming the NFL’s problems on Obama (?!?), over at the Great Orange Satan, Hunter wonders if we will ever reach peak stupid (boldface mine): I keep saying this, and I keep being … Continue reading

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