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Tuesday, Apr 28, 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.

Rubio’s healthcare iPhone corollary

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Doing the other thing he does best - that is, the thing besides telling the wonder of America as seen through the eyes of the offspring of working-class immigrants - presumptive presidential candidate Marco Rubio is flooding his pre-announcement zone...

Hillary’s media homers

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Just about the first thing they teach you in sports writing - right after, #x201c;Make sure you get the score right#x201d; - is this: There is no cheering in the press box....

Obama and the mandatory ballot-box miscalculation

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

The Mandatory Ballot-Box Miscalculation

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The remedy for money’s influence in politics, President Obama was saying the other day in Cleveland, is simple. Make voting compulsory.

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

Published:   |   Updated: March 15, 2015 at 09:55 AM

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.