Pelosi: House Dems ‘Proud’ of Obamacare, Those Running From it Are ‘Exceptions’

Evan McMurry | Democrats openly embracing the “success” of the Affordable Care Act.

Larwyn’s Linx: Desperate Times, Desperate Dems

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Desperate Times, Desperate Dems: Tom Blumer
Will any 2016 Republican hopeful stand up for a strong defense?: Hugh Hewitt
Democrat Mark Begich now trailing in polls for Alaska Senate: FAM

John Boehner Must Be Ousted From Office To Save the Republic: Jen Kuznicki
McConnell said to press GOP Senators ‘to Join Harry Reid’ on Vote: Blaze
Internal probe clears Chris Christie in Bridgegate, Democrats freak out: WyBlog

Pew’s Activist Obamacare Poll: Ace
School’s asks if first-graders have sexual identity issues: EAG
Idaho Governor Signs Federal Gun Law Nullification: VictoryGirls


Indiana is the first state to pull out of Common Core: ConTrib
Literacy Is Knowledge: City Journal
US labor participation rate falls below UK’s (for first time in 36 years): Unyielding

Scandal Central

Obama to Kill Tomahawk, Hellfire Missile Programs: WFB
No Justice Dept. Charges Against Woman Who Voted 6 Times for Obama: Adams
Operation Something Bruin: Herschel Smith

SEIU joins federal safety inspectors on visits to non-union businesses: DC
Minneapolis Restaurant Hosts 7th Annual Nazi-Themed Christmas Party​: TR
Pro-Israel Students Called ‘Kike,’ ‘Dirty Jew’ at University of Michigan: WFB

Climate & Energy

What Kind of Fool Am I?: Mark Steyn
Much-touted 2006 Polar Bear survey used to list them as ‘threatened’ …now invalidated: WUWT


MRC Study: Network TV Buries ObamaCare’s Bad News: MRC
“Female Temple University student, 19, is hit in the face with a BRICK by gang of children”: Protein Wisdom
200 teens RIOT in Louisville Sat night robbing, assaulting people: Scoop

Republicans and Blacks: Thomas Sowell
Rick Klein: Drudge ‘Was Right’; AB Stoddard on the White House: ‘Not Good to Use the Word ‘Liar”: Breitbart
Dem Rep Wants Democrat Party to Come Out For Repeal of Second Amendment: Bearing Arms


#FullCommunism — Carton Of Eggs In Venezuela, Now 23 Dollars American: WZ
Information Warfare: The Chinese Police Join The Cyber War: StrategyPage
Hiding in Plain Sight: Jihadi Activism on Twitter: PJM

Jimmy Carter Calls Jewish Settlements In West Bank An “Israeli Invasion,” “Occupying Troops”: WZ
New Anti-Semitism Tailored for Evangelicals: Gatestone
The Muslim Agenda: Gates of Vienna

Sci-Tech (courtesy BadBlue Tech News)

A thin lifeline for XP users: New Malwarebytes suite will support the older OS: PC World
High Speed Click Fraud: Over One Third Of All Internet “Traffic” Is Fake: ZH
Judge: IP address ain’t a person, dude: TorrentFreak


Manly Obama pictures released to counter shirtless Putin: Cube
The Obamas Abroad: Looking For the Secret Trap Doors: MOTUS
World Trade Center daredevils release video showing their incredible 1,776-foot leap: The Week

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QOTD: “The issue on which Democrats are most vulnerable, and have the least room to maneuver, is school choice. Democrats are heavily in hock to the teachers’ unions, who see public schools as places to guarantee jobs for teachers, regardless of what that means for the education of students.

There are some charter schools and private schools that have low-income minority youngsters equaling or exceeding national norms, despite the many ghetto public schools where most students are nowhere close to meeting those norms. Because teachers’ unions oppose charter schools, most Democrats oppose them, including black Democrats up to and including President Barack Obama.

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio’s recent cutback on funding for charter schools, and creating other obstacles for them, showed a calloused disregard for black youngsters, for whom a decent education is their one shot at a better life.

But did you hear any Republican say anything about it?” —Thomas Sowell

Doug Ross @ Journal

Dems Push Executive Orders For Full Employment: “Should Be Our Number One Agenda”


The honorable Congresswoman from Texas, who recently argued that welfare should be renamed to a transitional living fund, has another brilliant idea up her sleeve. Given the overwhelming success of the Patient Affordable Care Act in reducing premiums, providing high quality health care to all Americans, and improving the economy, Congressional democrats have established a “Full Employment Caucus” which aims to give every American who wants to work a job.

According to Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) you’re either going to support it, or President Obama will use his Executive Powers to push it through without Congressional approval.

This one is straight out of the Communist Manifesto and like any good collectivist approach it will be mandated by our benevolent central leadership committee:

Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee said that the new Congressional Full Employment Caucus will “give President Obama a number of executive orders that he can sign.”

Jackson Lee added that writing up executive orders “should be our number one agenda.”

“We will be answering the call of all of America because people need work and we’re not doing right by them by creating work,” the Texas congresswoman said.

“I believe this caucus will put us on the right path and we’ll give President Obama a number of executive orders that he can sign with pride and strength”…

“In fact, I think that should be our number one agenda. Let’s write up these executive orders — draft them, of course — and ask the president to stand with us on full employment,” Jackson Lee added.

According to a recent commentary by Rep. Fredrica Wilson and Rep. John Conyers, who are part of the Full Employment Caucus, this is an absolute necessity in America because of the widening income inequality gap:

We need a movement for a full employment society.

Every American has a stake in stopping unemployment. So it’s time to kindle a new movement built on a simple vision: Every American who wants to work should have the right to either employment or training.

Someone may want to get in touch with these Congressional Representatives, because last time we checked, every legal resident and citizen who wants to work already has a right to work in the United States of America. That’s been the case for quite a while, but we understand if these Congressional democrats weren’t aware of it because it appears in an obscure little document called The Constitution of the United States of America.

Wilson and Conyers continue, in an attempt to educate us about how big government isn’t really big government, and this regulatory environment is necessary for the optimum functioning of capitalism:

A 21st Century New Deal would establish public trusts to create work opportunities and training programs in needed areas including construction, infrastructure repair, energy efficiency, education, health care, and neighborhood renovation.

Some of our conservative colleagues in Congress might call this approach “big government.” To the contrary, we know it’s the way to optimize free-market capitalism. When every person is trained, working, earning a salary, and contributing to the tax base, we have less need for government assistance and higher levels of consumer demand and investment. We therefore have less debt and more economic growth.

This sounds great on paper. Free health care and 100% employment always do. But as we’ve seen throughout history, it doesn’t always work out that way in the real world.

You cannot mandate full employment, otherwise you end up with mega-cities that lack people. Or, as was often done behind the Berlin Wall in the East Bloc during the cold war, tens of thousands of products would be built, only to be destroyed later because no one could afford to buy them. Everyone was employed, but the economies of these communist nations collapsed in on themselves because market participants were not free to do what the market demanded. They were forced to do what government demanded.

Here’s a thought for Sheila Jackson Lee and her Caucus colleagues. Since the idea is to establish a “New Deal” for the 21st century, perhaps we could get all of those folks on “transitional living funds” and instead of doling out thousands of dollars in government distributions to people who essentially sit on their butts all day waiting for their next check, we have those folks earn their keep. We’re already shelling out billions of dollars a year to cover their “salaries,” so why not do with welfare what Ms. Jackson Lee suggested by making it a truly transitional and temporary government assistance program?

Let’s transition those folks from their couches into actual productive human beings.

If you want a check from the government and you have two functioning arms and two functioning legs, then get to work!

Here’s an example of someone who’s itching to transition right now:

Shock Interview: Welfare Recipient: “I Get to Sit Home… I Get to Smoke Weed… We Still Gonna Get Paid”

While workers out there are preaching morality at people like me living on welfare, can you really blame us?

I get to sit home… I get to go visit my friends all day… I even get to smoke weed…

Me and people that I know that are illegal immigrants that don’t contribute to society, we still gonna get paid.

Our check’s gonna come in the mail every month… and it’s gonna be on time… and we get subsidized housing… we even get presents delivered for our kids on Christmas… Why should I work?

Ya’ll get the benefit of saying “oh, look at me, I’m a better person,” but when ya’ll sit at home behind ya’lls I’m a better person… we the ones gettin’ paid!

Full employment mandates are so going to work. Let’s break out the pens and Executive Orders and get this economy fixed!

SHTF Plan – When It Hits The Fan, Don’t Say We Didn’t Warn You

Larwyn’s Linx: The Dems Rally Their Legions of Haters for 2014

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The Dems Rally Their Legions of Haters for 2014: Power Line
Full Hour Fox Special: Mark Levin “The Liberty Amendements” : Ramparts
The 25 Stupidest Liberal Quotes of the Last Decade: John Hawkins

The United States Constitution vs. Barack Obama: Voting American
McAuliffe on scandal: I don’t know anything, I was just in charge: Hot Air
Overpasses For Obama’s Impeachment Continues: Nice Deb

Obama whines about GOP confusing people about Obamacare: RWN
Obama: Health Insurance a ‘Right’: Rick Moran
Police tells conservative rally to quiet down for Islamonazi prayers: GWP


Student’s Back-To-Campus Survival Guide for Conservative Scholars: CI
I asked the NSA for its file on me, and here's what I got back: Kevin Collier
The Most Important Question in Politics: Who Decides?: Scott Rasmussen

Scandal Central

Attkisson’s FOIA Request For Benghazi Documents Denied: WZ
Chicago Comptroller Indicted in Ohio: Second City Cop
Vote Fraud: 163 poll workers in Ohio retired because of a “high error” rate (read fraud): John R. Lott

Hillary Spokesman Caught Lying About Hillary’s Benghazi Terrorism Denial: Daniel Greenfield
‘True the Vote’ Finds 173 Cases of Suspected Interstate Vote Fraud: WatchdogWire

Climate & Energy

Obama Planning to Circumvent Congress to Deliberately Drive Up Energy Prices: RWN
UN IPCC 95% Sure That All Warming Is Caused By Humans: RWN
Krauthammer: The Idea That Climate Change Is A Closed Issue Is “Arrogant And Anti-Scientific”: RCP


Yet Another Opportunity for the First White Al Sharpton: Moonbattery
Hating Cowboy Hats: Moonbattery
Suspect in Huntington Beach riots arrested after “liking” his photo on police dept’s Facebook page: Mandy Nagy

Judge Jeanine Pirro: ‘Mr. President, It Looks Like You Support Fanatical Muslims’: Nice Deb
Barack Obama vs Allen West God & Man in America: DTG
Movie Review – HATING BREITBART: Glob


The Narrative Implodes: Richard Fernandez
Critics Slam Muslims for the 9/11/13 Scheduling of Million-Muslim March in DC: Publius
Pic of The Day: Egyptian Copts Pray Inside Church Torched By The Muslim Brotherhood: WZ

Crush the Muslim Brotherhood: Daniel Greenfield
Careers Destroyed by Failure to Conform to Liberal Homophilia: Moonbattery
In Saudi Arabia, a whip for words: MorningJournal


Internet Traffic Plunges By 40% As Google Goes Dark For Five Minutes: ZH
Facebook ignored security bug, researcher used it to post details on Zuckerberg’s wall: Tom Warren
NASA shares lessons learned from Google+ Hangouts: Fierce Govt IT


New product for Gun Control Cultists and other “Progressives”: GunFreeZone
Who Are You Going to Believe, Me or Your Lion Eyes?: MOTUS
Bob Filner on the Big Screen!!!: Morlock Revolt

Image: Matt Bevin

QOTD: “I have as little superstition in me as any man living, but my secret opinion has ever been, and still is, that God Almighty will not give up a people to military destruction, or leave them unsupportedly to perish, who have so earnestly and so repeatedly sought to avoid the calamities of war, by every decent method which wisdom could invent.” —Thomas Paine, 23 December 1776, “The Crisis”

Doug Ross @ Journal