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Tuesday, Mar 31, 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.

Moral relativism and Curt Schilling’s knockdown pitch

Published:   |   Updated: March 3, 2015 at 06:39 PM

We’ve all heard that while facts are facts, opinions are like an orifice in the body’s nether region: Everybody has one. And, by extension, no one’s is more worthwhile than another’s.

Obama’s Nixonian maximization

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As if we needed more evidence to confirm top law professor Jonathan Turley's infamous assessment of Barack Obama - he had become #x201c;the president that [Richard] Nixon always wanted to be#x201d; - along comes (yet another) federal judge to scold ...

The importance of being Bibi

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Need a clear-eyed preview of Benjamin Netanyahu's speech before a (semi-) joint session of Congress Tuesday? Of course you do. It would be hard to do better than Matthew Continetti's contribution in the Washington Free Beacon Monday....

Judicial Watch: Emails prove Hillary concocted Benghazi video trigger

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

Judicial Watch: Hillary concocted Benghazi video trigger

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Anybody who thinks we know everything worth knowing about what went down in the Benghazi attack that left four Americans dead, including an ambassador, either is kidding himself or finds convenient comfort in the embrace of deniability....

Obama’s Keystone veto: The game is afoot

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With an unceremonious sweep of his trusty Cross Townsend rollerball Tuesday, President Obama made good on an old promise. No, not that one. You still can't keep your plan, or your doctor. This one: He vetoed a bill authorizing commencement of the Key...

Oscars, we have a problem

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It will not come as a shock to nearly nine in 10 Americans that this year's Academy Awards show - which ended only a few minutes ago with Neil Patrick Harris launching a new line of hard-to-open briefcases - scored historically awful viewership numbe...

Family: Kayla doomed after Bergdahl swap

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For months after she was abducted in August 2013, the family of Prescott, Ariz., aid worker Kayla Mueller was in routine contact with her ISIS kidnappers, who gave every impression they were eager to negotiate her release. While the price was steep -...

Hillary’s tangled web; violence about nothing in particular

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

Hillary Clinton’s tangled web

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Remember back before Christmas when Jeb Bush declared he was exploring a run for the presidency? And remember how almost immediately Bloomberg dropped a bomb on his coming out party about the financial ties to offshore investors he might have trouble...