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Thursday, Jan 29, 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.

On Cuba, Obama drives another soft bargain

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Assuming he has the interests of the nation he leads as his primary interest — this requires a leap of faith — the planet’s worst negotiator is at it again. Only a few weeks removed from striking a one-sided carbon emissions ...

Judge: Obama’s immigration order unconstitutional

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Let’s be clear — not least of all because we’re wandering into the president’s territory, and he likes the phrase, but also because confusion is the enemy of progress — about the federal judge’s attention-gat...

Shiekh Haron’s horrible, exquisite, instructive timing

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Once in a while, the timing of events is so perfect you’d think they were scripted. But that’s just life, once again, imitating art.

Hillary Clinton’s ongoing test of the ‘rusty’ theory

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

Hillary Clinton’s ongoing test of the “rusty” theory

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Hillary Clinton’s shadow campaign for the White House has entered its seventh month, long enough for Democrats to begin reconsidering that whole inevitability thing....

Ferguson’s epidemic of fictional symptoms

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The Right Stuff could scarcely believe its ears Tuesday morning when they heard a reliably lefty guest tell a reliably lefty host on a reliably lefty network, “What happened in Ferguson should not happen in any community across this country.&#...

Reinventing history, again

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Just four weeks after a midterm elections drubbing in which President Obama’s threatened executive amnesty provided the sound track, Democrats are doing what they do best: They’re reinventing history....

See who squawks when it’s a GOP chief wielding the Obama Doctrine

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

See who squawks when it’s a GOP chief wielding the Obama Doctrine

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This truly is a remarkable new world to which Barack Obama has introduced us: A brief preamble on the history and virtues of deliberative democracy followed by a lengthy lecture on how and why none of that means a whit to this particular president.

Back from oblivion: Lerner’s lost emails

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Meanwhile, back at the IRS targeting scandal, things just got interesting again. Investigators have identified backup tapes containing the emails, advertised by the agendy as irretrievably lost, of Lois Lerner....