Friday, June 5, 2020

MixedTimes - Joel B. Pollak

Pollak: Barack Obama Never Learned Anything from Obamacare's Failures

Pollak: Barack Obama Never Learned Anything from Obamacare's Failures

Obamacare expanded access to health insurance, primarily for the working poor, but at a massive cost to middle-class budgets. It also changed American politics for the worse, turning it into a zero-sum game in which compromise is nearly impossible.

ACU: CPAC Attendee Tested Positive for Coronavirus

ACU: CPAC Attendee Tested Positive for Coronavirus

The American Conservative Union (ACU) announced Saturday evening that one attendee at last month's Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) had tested positive for coronavirus earlier that day.

Mark Levin's Landmark Legal Foundation Files Ethics Complaint Against Chuck Schumer

Mark Levin's Landmark Legal Foundation Files Ethics Complaint Against Chuck Schumer

Landmark Legal Foundation, the conservative public interest law firm chaired by radio host and author Mark Levin, filed an ethics complaint Friday against Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) for his recent threatening statement against Supreme Court Justices Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh.

California Primary: Darrell Issa Could Return to Congress

California Primary: Darrell Issa Could Return to Congress

LOS ANGELES, California -- Early returns from congressional races suggest that veteran Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) has a strong chance of returning to Congress in November, after a solid showing in the 50th congressional district.

Some California Democrats Frustrated by Late Drop-outs Before Super Tuesday

Some California Democrats Frustrated by Late Drop-outs Before Super Tuesday

California Democrats who already cast their votes for Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) or former South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg are reportedly feeling frustrated by those candidates' decisions to drop out of the presidential race on Monday -- the day before Super Tuesday.

Crosshairs at Bernie Sanders Rally in L.A. Featuring Public Enemy

Crosshairs at Bernie Sanders Rally in L.A. Featuring Public Enemy

LOS ANGELES, California -- The crosshairs logo of the celebrated rap group Public Enemy were worn by several fans of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) at a large rally Sunday evening ahead of Super Tuesday -- though Sanders once attacked former Alaska Gov.

Pollak: Coronavirus Panic Partly Driven by Anti-Trump Hysteria

Pollak: Coronavirus Panic Partly Driven by Anti-Trump Hysteria

The rise of Sanders is the result of one kind of panic, and the coronavirus panic is another: the reaction of those who believe the "fake news" and have convinced themselves that President Trump really is incompetent in a crisis.

Amy Klobuchar Decides to Address AIPAC Conference -- via Video

Amy Klobuchar Decides to Address AIPAC Conference -- via Video

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) has decided to address the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) policy conference in Washington, DC, next week -- several days after it was reported that she would not attend.

FLASHBACK: Joe Biden Spread Panic About Swine Flu in 2009

FLASHBACK: Joe Biden Spread Panic About Swine Flu in 2009

Former Vice President Joe Biden claims that he was responsible for the Obama administration's handling of the Ebola outbreak in 2014. But Biden caused panic in 2009 during the swine flu outbreak, telling Americans not to take flights or subways.

AP Confirms: Democrats Are Lying to the Public About Coronavirus

AP Confirms: Democrats Are Lying to the Public About Coronavirus

An Associated Press fact check confirms what Breitbart News reported earlier this week: that Democrat presidential candidates are falsely claiming that President Donald Trump cut funding and personnel needed to fight coronavirus.

Tom Steyer: Coronavirus Proves Trump 'Incompetent' on Economy

Tom Steyer: Coronavirus Proves Trump 'Incompetent' on Economy

CHARLESTON, South Carolina -- Billionaire left-wing donor Tom Steyer told reporters in the spin room after the Democrat debate Tuesday evening that the coronavirus proved President Donald Trump was "incompetent.

Democrat Debate: All-white Stage, Majority-black Electorate

Democrat Debate: All-white Stage, Majority-black Electorate

CHARLESTON, South Carolina -- All seven of the presidential candidates onstage for Tuesday night's debate are white, and they will be appealing to a South Carolina Democratic primary electorate that is predominantly black.

Joe Biden's South Carolina Firewall Is On Fire

Joe Biden's South Carolina Firewall Is On Fire

Once, former Vice President Joe Biden considered South Carolina a "firewall," based on his support among African American voters. But now, a surging Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) could win the state.

WATCH: Journalist Confronts Elizabeth Warren Surrogates: If 'Uniter,' Why Attack?

WATCH: Journalist Confronts Elizabeth Warren Surrogates: If 'Uniter,' Why Attack?

LAS VEGAS, Nevada — Alex Wagner, host of The Circus on Showtime, asked surrogates for the presidential campaign of Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) after the Democrat debate on Wednesday night whether her sharp jabs onstage at opponents conflicted with her attempts to be the “unity” candidate.

Fact Check: Actually, Fracking Helps Reduce Carbon Emissions

Fact Check: Actually, Fracking Helps Reduce Carbon Emissions

Fact check - CLAIM: Fracking is a "transitional fuel" at best, and contributes to the problem of climate change. VERDICT: False. Fracking has helped the U.S. reduce emissions while growing its economy.