State of Emergency: Governor Nixon Activates Missouri National Guard Ahead of Ferguson Grand Jury Verdict

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon activated his state’s National Guard this afternoon, ratcheting up preparations as a grand jury nears a decision on whether to indict Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson in the shooting death of Michael Brown. Nixon announced the executive order via a press release: “As part of our ongoing efforts to plan and be prepared for any contingency, it is necessary […]

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Gruber in 2010: Public Option Only About Paying Doctors Less, Government Insurance “Doesn’t Do That Good a Job” at Controlling Costs

The Ghost of Gruber Past continues to haunt the Democratic Party. The Vast Write Wing has uncovered footage of Dr. Jonathan Gruber admitting the truth about another item on the liberal health care wish list: the public option. Proposed but subsequently rejected during the 2009/2010 Obamacare debate, the public option would have allowed the federal government to enter the law’s […]

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XL-ent: House Approves Keystone Bill as Landrieu Rallies Support in the Senate

The long, drawn-out battle over the Keystone XL pipeline entered a new chapter on Friday, as the House of Representatives voted to approve its construction, 252-161. 31 Democrats crossed the aisle in support of the bill, which will now move to Harry Reid’s lame duck Senate. After the vote, House Speaker John Boehner urged President Obama to support the long-delayed project: […]

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ILLEGAL: Obama Set to Move on Executive Amnesty for Five Million as Soon as Next Week

The powder keg that is our nation’s capitol appears ready to explode. Fox News reports that the Obama administration is prepared to move forward with a 10-point immigration plan – the long-rumored “executive amnesty” – perhaps as early as next week. According to a source close to the White House, the presidential order would include a series of initiatives designed to drastically alter the federal government’s […]

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Pelosi in 2009: Go Read Jonathan Gruber. Pelosi in 2014: I Don’t Know Any Jonathan Gruber.

It’s only fitting that one of Washington’s most notorious liars would lie about knowing its liar du jour. At a press conference this afternoon, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was quizzed about Dr. Jonathan Gruber, the Obamacare architect who boasted repeatedly of using “tortured language” to sneak the legislation past America’s “stupid” voters. The former Speaker knows a thing or two about the law’s […]

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U.S. and China Reach “Historic” Climate Deal, Planet Saved

He finally got around to slowing the rise of the oceans and healing the planet. In Beijing on the first leg of an Asian trip that will also take him to Myanmar, historic U.S. President Obama announced a historic climate accord with his Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping. Under the agreement, China pinky-swore that it would curb the increase of its carbon emissions by the year 2030, while the United States vowed to […]

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He Ain’t No Military Son: Springsteen Can’t Resist Singing Anti-War Song at Veteran Tribute

Outspoken liberal rocker Bruce Springsteen did outspoken liberal things last night at HBO’s Concert for Valor. Taking the stage with Foo Fighters lead singer Dave Grohl and Zac Brown of the Zac Brown Band, “the Boss” launched into a cover of Creedence Clearwater Revival’s anti-war anthem “Fortunate Son”: While Bruce is undoubtedly in fine grunt throughout the rendition, some have questioned the […]

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Dumb and Dumber To: Second Video Emerges of Jonathan Gruber Calling Americans “Stupid”

Not since Die Hard has a man named Gruber caused this much trouble. After video emerged on Monday of Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber crediting “the stupidity of the American voter” for helping get the law passed, the beleaguered health care expert told all three of MSNBC host Ronan Farrow’s viewers that he had only been “speaking off the cuff”  and that his remarks were “inappropriate”. […]

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Coming Soon to Lena Dunham’s Christmas List: Frozen-Inspired Japanese Bras That Change Color When Sisters Touch

Obviously inspired by that famous scene in Frozen when Elsa and Anna touch boobies and their bras change color: According to Triumph, the bizarre Japanese lingerie company behind this bizarre Japanese lingerie, The ‘Close Sisters Bras’ (and matching skirts) are designed to celebrate the close bonds formed between women. “The depictions, in movies and the like, of sisters helping each other and becoming more […]

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