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Saturday, Feb 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.

No shifting runaway soldier’s responsibility

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

White House redefines “terrorist” beyond parody

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A Fox News poll released Wednesday found a slender plurality of Americans — 47 percent — say President Obama underestimates the threat of Islamic terrorism. Close behind, 43 percent say he gets it “about right.”...

No shifting runaway soldier’s guilt

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Depending upon whom you believe, the announcement of charges against runaway soldier Bowe Bergdahl is either imminent or not likely to happen until after the spring thaw ... of 2017, well after you-know-who is back tending his Oahu hibiscus garden.

GOP ‘House Freedom Caucus’ to challenge Boehner’s leadership

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Well, now, this is interesting. Perhaps the most interesting development since the midterm election results were finalized.

Wisconsin Democrats worried meteoric Walker might go nationwide

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Now we know, don’t we? Now we know why our email in-box buzzed with white-hot complaint Friday afternoon from the likes of ActBlue and the Democratic Party of Wisconsin over Gov. Scott Walker’s near-term itinerary:...

Obama’s fact-challenged, graceless SOTU; of course lefties loved it

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The best thing that can be said for President Obama’s penultimate State of the Union address is that it’s over.

Obama’s ‘struggling mom’ was Democratic operative

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Regarding Rebekah Erler, First Lady Michelle Obama’s guest and the introductory human prop referenced in President Obama’s penultimate State of the Union speech, it seems even White House speech writers are not immune to the story-too-g...

‘Deflatriots’ should lose Super Bowl berth

Published:   |   Updated: January 22, 2015 at 07:56 AM

They played one of the three most important professional football games of the season in Foxboro, Mass., Sunday, and despite what others are saying, all that matters just now is this: There is strong evidence the home team cheated.

Obama’s graceless SOTU; of course lefties loved it

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The best thing that can be said for President Obama’s penultimate State of the Union address is that it’s over.

Adventures in ‘free’ government stuff

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A tweet from @chartsandmaps led The Right Stuff to an illustration that, anticipating President Obama’s penultimate State of the Union speech, is so fascinating and instructive it borders on being revelatory....