Saturday, July 30, 2016

Friday, July 29, 2016

New York Post Front Cover: Hillary Delivers Speech, Doesn't Charge For It

The 50 Most Generous Cities in America

From the Barna Group:
Stories of police brutality and violence against police, terrorist attacks, and negative political rhetoric have filled the news cycle of late, making it easy to forget the reality of human kindness in the world. So in the tradition of city-rankings (including the most and least churched cities, the most Bible-minded cities and the most post-Christian cities in America), Barna decided to release a new ranking of the top 50 most generous cities in America. El Paso, TX tops the list with a host of cities in the south and midwest well-represented among the most

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Barna Group - Knowledge to navigate a changing world

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

Obama IRS to Investigate Clinton Foundation (Just Like Obama FBI Investigated Clinton Email Scandal)

IRS to Investigate Clinton Foundation

Most Blatant Bias Yet: Trump Missing From Google Search of Presidential Candidates

Most Blatant Bias Yet: Trump Missing From Google Search of Presidential Candidates: Google has been called out before on claims it manipulates its search engine to yield results favorable to Democrats. While some of the past allegations are clear, others remain slightly harder to substantiate. Not this time. The latest example of the tech giant's left-wing bias is irrefutable.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

DNC Day 1: 61 Speakers - NOT ONE Mention of ISIS

Thousands of people - including hundreds of Americans - are slaughtered in the name of ISIS and the Democratic Party wants to pretend the threat doesn't exist.

DNC Day 1: 61 Speakers - NOT ONE Mention of ISIS: Day one of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia featured 61 speakers -- including the First Lady, primary candidate Bernie Sanders, and Vice Presidential short-list contenders Elizabeth Warren and Corey Booker. Yet with all of those speakers, delivering hours and hours of prepared speeches, not one mention of ISIS was made.

Trump: Tear Down This Fence!

Baghdad Bob Moment: MSNBC Claims DNC Chair 'Receives Cheers'...As She's Booed Relentlessly

Baghdad Bob Moment: MSNBC Claims DNC Chair 'Receives Cheers'...As She's Booed Relentlessly: They had a Baghdad Bob moment on MSNBC this morning in the 9am hour (Eastern time). The Lean Forward network's screen graphic read 'WASSERMAN SCHULTZ RECEIVES CHEERS AT FLORIDA DELEGATION BREAKFAST,' while it was very plain to viewers that she was being booed relentlessly. Anchor Stephanie Ruhle must have heard the boos in her earpiece, and said “She actually walked in to cheers and a lot of support from the crowd.” That's odd. All the audience saw and heard to match that graphic was booing and heckling.

Monday, July 25, 2016

Bernie Supporters March Against Hillary in Philadelphia, Chant 'Lock Her Up!'

Bernie Supporters March Against Hillary in Philadelphia, Chant 'Lock Her Up!': A GOP slogan coined at the Republican National Convention seems to have caught on among Progressives. 'Lock her up!' became a chant among some attendees of the RNC during Governor Chris Christie's speech in which he enumerated Hillary Clinton's long list of transgressions.


The Democratic Party is imploding in Philadelphia. But in other news, my site counter has recorded 2 million page views at Tony Phyrillas on Politics from 550,000 Unique Visitors. Thanks for checking out my blog and for coming back again and again. Now pass the popcorn and let's watch Hillary, Debbie and Bernie devour each other in the City of Brotherly Love.

Speaking of Democratic Party unity ...

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Remember When Tim Kaine Was Calling For Hillary To Be Prosecuted?

Professor Obama: Student Debt Good for Economy

Obama: Student Debt Good for Economy: In a new report released by the White House, the Obama administration is declaring student loan debt a really good thing for the economy. The report, Investing in Higher Education: Benefits, Challenges, and the State of Student Debt, claims that the crushing $1.3 trillion America's students are carrying around on their backs has actually helped them along the path to success:

Rigged: Leaked Emails Reveal DNC Plot to Screw Bernie Sanders

Leaked DNC E-Mails Reveal Plot to Sabotage Sanders, Control Media Narrative: On Friday, Wikileaks published nearly 20,000 e-mails, reportedly via the hacker Guccifer 2.0, showing an apparent attempt to sabotage Bernie Sanders' campaign in favor of Hillary Clinton and other messages that show collusion between Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz, her staff and members of the mainstream media.

Clinton and Trump Get Closer ... In The Polls

Clinton and Trump Get Closer In The Polls: The polling news continues to be bad for Hillary Clinton and good for Donald Trump as the Republicans wrap up their convention in Cleveland. Three polls released this week, all conducted before the convention was over and Trump's acceptance speech was watched by 32 million people, show Clinton's lead shrinking or disappearing altogether.

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Another Obama solar mess: Taxpayers burned

Editorial: Another solar mess: Taxpayers burned

Monday, July 18, 2016

Bernie Sanders supporters may not back Hillary

More Sanders voters say they will choose 'other,' or not vote, than back Clinton: Supporters of rebel Democrat Sen. Bernie Sanders are not following his lead in backing Hillary Rodham Clinton, detouring away from the establishment Democrat to other candidates including Donald Trump. A new Economist/YouGov poll showed that the email scandal, and FBI Director James Comey's charge that Clinton's behavior was extremely careless, has led Sanders backers to abandon the former secretary of State. Since Comey's House testimony, support for Clinton has dropped 12 points, to 41 percent. For the first time, Sanders supporters now prefer either someone else or they won't vote.

'Hillary's America' In Theaters July 22

Survey of military puts Trump ahead of Clinton by 2-1

Survey of military puts Trump ahead of Clinton by 2-1: U.S. military personnel back Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton by a more than 2-1 majority, but most service members aren't happy with either candidate, according to a new survey by the Military Times. The survey of 1,915 active-duty personnel, reservists, and National Guard personnel, conducted July 5-8, found that 49 percent back Trump while only 20 percent support Clinton and 23 percent say they intend to vote for a third party or independent candidate. More than 61 percent say they are either dissatisfied or very dissatisfied with Trump as the GOP nominee, while a whopping 82 percent say the same about Clinton. This is the worst presidential election I have ever seen, said one Air Force master sergeant who responded to the survey. How in the world could we only have Hillary and Trump as the options? The survey is not scientific, it should be noted. It is limited to Military Times subscribers and is representative of the services' more senior and career-oriented members, those who run the military's day-to-day operations and carry out its policies, according to the publication.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

New Poll: Trump Leads Clinton in Pennsylvania, Florida

QU Poll Release Detail: Clinton Losing On Honesty In Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Quinnipiac University Swing State Poll Finds

If Hillary's last name was Petraeus ...

Quinnipiac poll: Trump edges Clinton in swing states

Quinnipiac poll: Trump edges Clinton in swing states: Quinnipiac University has released a new poll that puts Republican Donald Trump in the lead in a couple of swing states: Pennsylvania and Florida.

Sunday, July 10, 2016

YouTube Hypocrisy: Removes Factual Video Critical of Jihad on Grounds of 'Hate Speech'

YouTube Hypocrisy: Removes Factual Video Critical of Jihad on Grounds of 'Hate Speech':
YouTube, an outlet that allows countless terrorist-recruitment videos, anti-Semitic hate speech, and Islamic jihad motivational-songs to flourish, just removed a three-minute long video criticizing jihad and Sharia Law ... on the grounds of 'hate speech.'

Richard Milhous Clinton

TV Reporters' Top 10 Softball Questions for Hillary

TV Reporters' Top 10 Softball Questions for Hillary: NewsBusters is continuing to document the news media’s role in enabling Hillary Clinton’s political career, showing how reporters showered were with positive news coverage while they savaged her opponents. Today, ten examples representing the softball treatment Hillary has received in TV interviews over the years.

Daily Signal Writer Exposes 'Alarming' Media Bias at Top Journalism Conference

Daily Signal Writer Exposes 'Alarming' Media Bias at Top Journalism Conference on Guns, Women’s Health: In an excellent piece on Monday for The Federalist, Daily Signal senior news producer Kelsey Harkness thoroughly detailed her time at the 2016 Investigative Reporters and Editors Conference (IRE) that led her to conclude that “the problem” in the journalism profession today “goes far beyond agreeing on the facts” after seeing media bias in panels about guns and women’s health.

Judicial Watch president: Decision to not prosecute Hillary undermines the rule of law

Judicial Watch boss says decision to not prosecute Hillary undermines the rule of law

Enticing illegals: Another election-year pander by Democrats

Editorial: Enticing illegals: Another election-year pander

Saturday, July 09, 2016

The Hillary Clinton Defense ...

Sen. Pat Toomey delivers GOP Weekly Address on Sanctuary Cities

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Thursday, July 07, 2016

Democrats squelch Toomey's 'sanctuary city' legislation

Something to remember in November: Senate Democrats decided to protect illegal alien criminals over law-abiding American citizens.

Democrats squelch Toomey's 'sanctuary city' legislation

Hillary's emails: Deep wound

Hillary's emails: Deep wound

Stunning! Hillary Clinton wasn't under oath and FBI did not record her testimony

Nothing Sticks to Teflon Clintons

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GUEST COLUMN: Spend-first, tax-later is flawed budgeting in Pa.

By Nathan Benefield
Last June, Gov. Wolf sparked a fiasco by vetoing the General Assembly’s budget in its entirety. The resulting 9-month impasse crippled nonprofits and threatened to shutter schools across the state. To avoid the political fallout of a repeat performance this year, the Legislature passed a spending plan Wolf says he’ll sign.
One problem: Lawmakers never said how they’ll pay for it.
Strangely, that was part of the plan. One legislative leader bluntly stated, “We want to agree on a general appropriations bill, and then we’ll get to work on how to pay for it.”
That’s not how budgeting should work — just ask any family or business. It’s easy for the Legislature to say they’ll spend 5 percent more this year than last. It’s harder deciding how to make those ends meet.
Almost certain to come, though, are tax increases.
Legislators and the governor have declared “broad-based” tax increases off the table. But they are considering a new tax on natural gas consumption.
This would raise home-heating bills for 2.7 million Pennsylvania homeowners—families, seniors, low-income households, and small business owners who use natural gas. In other words, a “broad-based” tax increase by another name.
Pennsylvanians can also expect a major cigarette tax increase. This tax falls disproportionately on low-income households, while increasing smuggling across state lines. Lawmakers’ spend-first mentality may mean balancing the budget on the backs of the poor while incentivizing a black market.
Pennsylvania already heavily relies on revenue from tobacco, gambling, and alcohol to fill budget gaps — in fact we lead the nation in so-called “sin taxes.” These revenue sources are unpredictable, decline over time, and create perverse incentives.
The state needs Pennsylvanians to keep smoking, drinking, and gambling to enable lawmakers’ addiction to overspending.
Beyond the faulty spend-first, tax-later approach, the budget itself represents the largest spending jump in a decade — $1.6 billion over last year’s budget. This is five times the rate of inflation and population growth.
Politicians often cite a “structural deficit” to justify such spending increases. However, the “structural deficit” exists only because of years of legislative inaction on pension reform and welfare reform.
Pension costs have skyrocketed over the past decade as previous legislatures and governors ignored calls for reform. Yet, we continue pushing costs onto future generations instead of paying now for what we’ve promised.
Welfare spending growth also outpaces the growth of our economy, making it unsustainable for taxpayers. Elected officials must tackle this long-term problem and control welfare spending growth.
Unfortunately, the current budget addresses neither of these cost-drivers.
It also does not address the $700 million in corporate welfare subsidies the state doles out at taxpayers’ expense — more than any other state in the nation. Instead, the budget adds $10 million in corporate handouts and pork barrel projects.
Meanwhile, the rush to pass a budget by the deadline after months of procrastination came at the expense of proper scrutiny.
For example, page 400 of the budget bill authorizes the Department of Human Services to borrow an unlimited amount of money from the Worker’s Compensation Fund to pay excessive Medicaid bills. There’s no way to know how much this will cost taxpayers.
Similarly, the Senate moved $95 million in spending off-budget, hiding the true cost, though taxpayers will still pay the bill. In reality, the Senate added $74 million in spending to the House’s budget plan.
This new spending won’t reduce the “structural deficit.” Neither will an $18 million increase (plus an $8 million retroactive increase for last year) in the Legislature’s own budget.
Despite these criticisms, taxpayers can be thankful lawmakers rejected Wolf’s call for higher income and sales taxes to fund about $1.7 billion more in spending. The budget also expands the highly successful Education Improvement Tax Credit, which will provide better educational options for thousands of students.
Yet, as it stands, this budget leaves families trapped in a game of tax roulette — praying their taxes don’t go up this year. Next year, let’s hope taxpayers don’t have to choose between an on-time budget and a good budget.
Nathan A. Benefield is vice president of policy for the Commonwealth Foundation, Pennsylvania’s free market think tank.

Wednesday, July 06, 2016

New York Post Front Cover: Hillary Gets Away With It - Again

Study confirms it's hard for Obamacare customers to find doctors

Study confirms it's hard for Obamacare customers to find doctors: Health insurance plans offered both on and off the Obamacare marketplaces fall far short in helping patients access doctors, a new study finds.
When researchers directed secret shoppers to call doctors listed on directories provided by California Blue Cross Blue Shield, they were unable to set up appointments with nearly three in four of the providers, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Health Affairs.
Out of 743 doctors listed, the callers weren't able to reach nearly 20 percent using the contact information listed. Ten percent of the doctors were no longer with the group listed or had never been with the group at all. Another 10 percent weren't accepting new patients.
In another 30 percent of the cases, the specialty listed in the provider directory didn't match the specialty stated by the receptionist at the practice.

Help count the number of lies Hillary told on the email scandal ...

How Many Lies Has Hillary Clinton Told?

AP Fact-Checks Hillary's Lies: Her Story 'Collapses' Under Scrutiny

AP Fact-Checks Hillary's Lies: Her Story 'Collapses' Under Scrutiny:
The majority of mainstream media outlets are burying FBI director James Comey's recent remarks on the key findings of his investigation into Hillary Clinton's home-brew email server. While the Democratic presidential candidate skirted punitive repercussions, Comey's revelations did -- or at least, should -- indict Clinton in the court of public opinion, as he enumerated just how often and egregiously Clinton lied both to authorities and the American public.

Tuesday, July 05, 2016

Hillary On The March

Hillary Lied: 110 Classified E-Mails Sent or Received

110 Classified E-Mails Sent or Received: FBI Will Not Indict Hillary Clinton: In breaking news Tuesday morning, the Federal Bureau of Investigation has announced that it will not bring criminal charges against presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton despite finding 110 classified e-mails sent or received on her home-brew server.

The Most Frightening Political Fix in American History

David Horowitz: The Most Frightening Political Fix: Today we have witnessed a most frightening manifestation of the corruption of our political system. Doubly frightening because of what it augurs for all our futures if Hillary Clinton should prevail in the November elections. At the center of this corruption – but hardly alone – are the criminal Clintons – the Bonnie and Clyde of American politics – and their Democratic Party allies; but we should not fail to mention also the Republican enablers who would rather fight each other and appease their adversaries than win the political wars.

Friday, July 01, 2016

Sen. Toomey Introduces Stop Dangerous Sanctuary Cities Act

Insiders Warn: Internet Regulations for Conservative Voices Very Near

FCC, FEC Insiders Warn: Internet Regulations for Conservative Voices Very Near:
Commissioners from the Federal Communications Commission and the Federal Election Commission are warning that First Amendment protections online are being threatened and are 'just one vote away' from being a thing of the past.