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[28 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]

Crain’s Chicago Business reports:Last year, the Emanuel administration slipped through a tax on streaming video and cloud computing. Now, again without public hearings, City Hall is targeting bars and restaurants with a surcharge on satellite TV feeds….

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[28 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]

The American Spectator

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[28 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]

Donald Trump told us he was going to “drain the swamp.” What he didn’t say was that he was going to set loose all its muck-laden alligators on the country–and the world.
At this writing he has appointed three top White House aides who don’t require confirmation by the Senate and two cabinet-level positions that require confirmation but are certain to be OK’d, although the Democratic minority may give them a hard time.

With the exception of Reince Priebus, his choice for chief of staff, all are disasters. Priebus is a vanilla, …

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[27 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]

Maureen Dowd moves right, showing that there are Democrats out there who are still on this planet: https://t.co/K7SmeuPEih— David Horowitz (@horowitz39) November 27, 2016

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[27 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]

The American Thinker reports:This current academic year, nearly 4 million will graduate with degrees ranging from associate to doctor. What are their prospects in an anemic economy with a record low labor participation rate of under 63 percent? Never m…

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[26 Nov 2016 | 4 Comments | ]

Fidel Castro died on November 25, 2016.

He ruled the tiny island of Cuba with an iron fist for half a century, then retired in favor of his brother, Raul, known as the enforcer, when health problems finally weakened him.

There are many ways for a head of state to die.  He may die of natural causes while in office or after retirement, like most American presidents.  He may be assassinated unjustly, like Louis XVI and Czar Nicholas II.  He may be overthrown, and tried and executed for his crimes, …

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[26 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]

. . . the witch is dead.

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[26 Nov 2016 | No Comment | ]

The Daily Caller reports:

And the award for most partisan federal government agency with the most donations to Democrats goes to … the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).

According to campaign finance data released Thursday, employees of the bureau — created under the watchful eye of liberal Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren — gave 100 percent of its donations to Democratic candidates in 2016, with $50,000 of political aid money divided between Hillary Clinton and independent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who battled it out for the Democratic presidential nomination.

It’s not even financed by Congress! A blatant violation of the U.S. Constitution and its’ running a political patronage operation, it appears, in violation of the Hatch Act.