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Thursday, Dec 18, 2014

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.

Liberals’ latest Reagan misinterpretation

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At least part of what lefties are claiming in defense of whatever President Obama has stuffed into his executive order on immigration (Reagan did it, and so did Bush 41) is — how to put this gently? — a fabrication.

Democrats’ feeble evasions affirm Gruber

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By now, only a truly disciplined mind could harbor doubts about whether Jonathan Gruber’s assessment of the American voter — specifically the left-leaning American voter, as explained here — is shared by elected liberal elites....

The Gunner Girls reassessment

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So now it appears Rosetta and Philae, the deep-space tag team having the closest possible encounter with a comet 310 million miles from Earth, have confirmed what scientists have long predicted: Comets — this comet, anyway, and there’s ...

Democrat base: Exploited tonight, laughed at in the morning

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Democrat base: Exploited tonight, laughed at in the morning

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Increasingly, it seems, the problem with — or perhaps the right preposition is “for” — Jonathan Gruber is the same one commonly associated with locker-room lotharios: Surrounded by fanboys fawning over his exploits, the MI...

Gruber on MSNBC: Four vacuous minutes

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Jonathan Gruber — the MIT economist, well-paid Obamacare consultant/architect and one-man gaffe machine — reemerged in the media spotlight Tuesday in the one place on the planet he was likely to find a supine interviewer....

Video: Obamacare architect glad you’re stupid

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Already notorious for explaining why state exchanges were designed to be the only legal conduit for tax subsidies under Obamacare — a point of dispute the Supreme Court voted to resolve last week — Jonathan Gruber returns in a recently ...

On Obamacare, Supreme Court tees up a mulligan

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So, what are we to make of this?

Gay marriage momentum sidetracked

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Among the most persistent claims against continuing to defend Florida’s traditional marriage amendment is that few, if any, courts — and no federal appeals courts — have agreed that same-sex marriage bans are constitutional. With...

It was a tough year for false advertising

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The story of the Republicans’ electoral tsunami has many authors, from disgust with White House incompetence to Harry Reid’s methodical gridlock, but if there is a unifying theme, it is this:...