Herman Cain Plays The Race Card

Remember the 2008 campaign (and afterward) when several of Obama’s opponents were called racist for criticizing him? Remember the conservative backlash against liberals playing the race card? Fast forward to the 2012 campaign and we are once again seeing the same filthy, immature racialism. Only this time it’s coming from a conservative – tea party darling […]

Anti-Immigrationists Shoot Themselves In The Foot

H/T Doug Mataconis. Alabama Governor Robert Bentley recently signed into law an Arizona-esque immigration law: Alabama’s governor has signed what he billed as tough illegal immigration legislation, requiring police to check the status of anyone they suspect may be in the country illegally when stopped for another reason. The bill, due to take effect on […]

Which GOP Candidate Had Best Job Creation Record As Governor?

It’s not even close: While all the GOP contenders are quick to hit the “jobs, jobs, jobs” mantra, the former governors running for president have very different records on job creation. According to a National Review Online analysis of seasonally adjusted employment data (looking at the total number of those employed) from the Bureau of Labor website, Gary Johnson has […]

Barney Frank Urges Obama to Leave Medical Marijuana to States

Sometimes libertarians can even side with the craziest of liberals: Reps. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) and Jared Polis (D-Colo.) are urging the Obama administration this week to reiterate earlier vows to leave the enforcement of medical marijuana laws up to states. The lawmakers want Attorney General Eric Holder to re-avow his commitment to a 2009 Department […]