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Wednesday, Apr 01, 2015

The Right Stuff

A politics blog by Tom Jackson

Tom Jackson's baseball card - if he had one - would report he throws left, writes right. In his columns and blog, "The Right Stuff," southpaw Jackson provides insight into the evolving human condition from a distinctly conservative point of view.

The Criminal Alien Boomerang Effect

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Remember - it was just last month - when bereaved dad Jamiel Shaw testified before a congressional committee about the murder of his son by an illegal immigrant?...

The Obama Rejection Reoccurrence

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Of everything The Right Stuff has read since Benjamin Netanyahu's rally to triumph, handily, in this week's election in Israel, what it has liked best - so far - was this tweet from Bill Kristol, editor of the Weekly Standard:...

The Launderette Equivalency

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In Tuesday's Morning Jolt newsletter, National Review's Jim Geraghty - a fine Irish name on such a bonny day - commends our attention to colleague Brendan Bordelon's timely piece, #x201c;The Other Problem With Hillary's Foreign Donors.#x201d;...

The Advocacy Disconnection

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One is failing his duty as a healthy skeptic if he fails to arch, at least slightly, an award presented by Florida's tax collectors. Especially when the award is entitled #x201c;Taxpayer Advocate of the Year,#x201d; and nowhere in the citation does i...

Hillary’s media briefing settled absolutely nothing

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Tom Jackson’s “The Right Stuff” blog updates throughout the week at TBO.com.

Hillary’s media briefing settled absolutely nothing

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Well, hey, who isn’t glad that little detour is over with? I mean, for a moment, weren’t you afraid Hillary Clinton’s Inevitability Parade to the White House® had steered into trouble? Me, too.

Tom Cotton’s #47patriots gave a civics lesson, period

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Let's see if I have this right. Forty-six Republican senators add their signatures to Tom Cotton's open letter to Iran's ruling mullahs pointing out the obvious - without congressional approval, whatever they and President Obama cook up is not guaran...

Rick Scott and a “ban” without evidence

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Gov. Rick Scott, the story goes, has banished certain highly charged terms from use by a state agency, resulting in yet another fainting couch swoon by Democrats. But let's face it: When it comes to Florida's governor, the round-heeled left flops fas...

With Hillary’s steal email scheme, it’s 1998 all over again

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Tom Jackson’s “The Right Stuff” blog updates throughout the week at TBO.com.

With Hillary’s stealth email, it’s 1998 all over again

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The more we learn about the stealth email account Hillary Clinton used throughout her tenure as Secretary of State, the worse it gets. And that's saying something, because we all knew - yes, even HRC's obsequious supporter-enablers (who know who they...