Month: March 2014

Obamacare: Not. A. Marketplace.

Democrats were in love with this idea: a benevolent government would collect a tax from each according to his ability, and allocate health-care to each according to his needs. It seemed so…fair. But once you take off the rose-colored glasses, you get mugged by the reality of history. Before long, Michelle Obama’s sweet admonishments, “We nag you because we love you,” will be forgotten. The enticements of major league athletes and movie stars will fade away. Those smiles of encouragement will disappear and will be replaced. “With what?” you may ask. With coercion! You won’t be asked – you’ll...

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The Left’s War on Teenage Girls

The war on women has taken a turn in a new direction: in the last few weeks, Leftist abortion worshippers have attacked teenage girls who have dared to stand up for life. First up, at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), a feminist-studies professor physically assaulted a 16-year-old pro-life demonstrator after said 16-year-old tried to retrieve a sign the professor stole and destroyed. That’s right, folks; a grown woman physically assaulted a teenage girl. According to the National Review, Associate Professor Mireille Miller-Young, whose specialty is black cultural studies, pornography, and sex work, led a group of UCSB...

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CLA Radio 03/28/14: The South (Rerun of 12/07/12)

The upcoming ConservativeLA Radio show (on Duane FM in the Hughniverse, Friday, 03/28, 7:00 Pacific/10:00 Eastern) will be all about things Southern, y’all. (The show was originally broadcast on 12/07/12.) Hope you can stop by, listen to the show, and join us in chat! Spoiler set list: Drive By Truckers: Never Gonna Change Ralph Stanley: Pretty Polly The Apostle: Opening credits Al Green: Love And Happiness Son House: John The Revelator The Apostle: Holy Ghost preaching Hillary Clinton: Ain’t noways tired Joe Williams: Alright, Okay, You Win Drive By Truckers: The Southern Thing Jeff Foxworthy: Redneck fashion tips King...

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CLA Radio 03/21/14: Procrastination (Repeat Of 11/08/13)

Tonight’s ConservativeLA Radio show (on Duane FM in the Hughniverse, Friday, 03/21, 7:00 Pacific/10:00 Eastern) will have a Procrastination theme…if I get around to it. (The show originally aired 11/08/13.) Hope you can stop by and listen, and join us in chat! Spoiler set list: Audio Clip: The Procrastinator (1952) Dolly Parton: Put It Off Until Tomorrow Audio Clip: Kenneth Branagh, Hamlet The Exciters: Tell Him Audio Clip: Procrastination, The Musical The Beatles: Tomorrow Never Comes Barbara Casini Quartet: I’m Only Sleeping Audio Clip: People’s Procrastinator PSA Bob Dylan: It’s Alright Ma (I’m Only Bleeding) Leonard Cohen: I Tried...

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BREAKING: Explosion Collapses 2 Buildings in New York (Updated)

This story is developing right now, but an explosion as taken down two buildings on the Upper East Side of New York City. 1644 and 1646 Park Avenue (at 116th Street) have been reduced to rubble on Wednesday morning. NY1 reports that 1644 contained a Spanish church, a piano company, and residential apartments at the top. As of this writing, Metro North Service has been suspended until further notice. 116th Street is also closed between 5th Avenue and Lexington Avenue. Law enforcement tells CNN that there are no connections to terrorism as of now. CNN also reports that Con Edison was called to...

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