Tag Archives: James O’Keefe

Medicaid and the Irish Republican Army

About two weeks ago, I posted a video I discovered via Breitbart TV, that was both hilarious and disturbing. In that video, James O’Keefe and another member of Project Veritas posed as two Russian drug smugglers applying for Medicaid in Ohio. … Continue reading

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Medicaid and Bob Marley Pharmaceuticals

I discovered this video yesterday via Breitbart TV, and it is both hilarious and disturbing. While I am not a big proponent of misrepresentation by modern muckrakers, this “sting operation” is so ridiculous and over the top, I had to share … Continue reading

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Righteous Indignation: Entertains and Rallies the Troops

Righteous Indignation: Excuse Me While I Save the World is Andrew Breitbart’s rallying cry to conservatives to fight against the institutional left and the liberally-biased mainstream media. It provides entertaining anecdotal accounts of hypocrisy among liberal institutions (e.g., ACORN) and the media. It also provides detailed … Continue reading

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Offensive Sports Teams and Cereals, Oh My!

Pino at Tarheel Red instigated a fairly spirited discussion on his site yesterday about the extremes to which political correctness has pervaded the national dialogue, particularly in the context of naming sports teams. I attended Stanford as an undergraduate and … Continue reading

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No Representation With Misrepresentation

In recent years both the right and the left have engaged in petty “gotcha” politics in which political operatives deliberately misrepresent themselves and goad their political opponents into making damaging statements that help these operatives score petty political victories. While … Continue reading

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