Operation Ground Game: Parties drive to get out the vote in final stretchBN-FA611_Rand_G_20141015180248

The candidates have made their pitches. They’ve sparred on the debate stage. They’ve blanketed the airwaves. Check it out: Two weeks before Election Day, it’s all about the ground game now. In battleground Iowa, where the Senate race is one … Continue reading

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Kansas City Royals named after livestock show, not royaltyroyal

You could say royal livestock….. Check it out: Although it isn’t immediately obvious due to the crown logo, the Kansas City Royals aren’t named after monarchs at all. Instead, the baseball team is named after a livestock show that is … Continue reading

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U.S. Cattlemen’s Association continues to support COOLUSA-BEEF

COOL is cool. Check it out: The United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) reiterated their continued strong support for country-of-origin labeling (COOL) today, despite a disappointing decision from the World Trade Organization that COOL regulations are in some respects inconsistent with … Continue reading

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GOP governors don’t see ‘Obamacare’ going awayobamacare

They really need to re-figure this….. Check it out: While Republicans in Congress shout, “Repeal Obamacare,” GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law’s major Medicaid expansion. Even if their party wins control of the Senate in the … Continue reading

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Concealed Carrying Democrat Lawmaker Exchanges Fire With Armed Robbermarty-flynn

A hero with a gun. Check it out: Pennsylvania state Rep. Marty Harris (D) opened fire on an armed group trying to rob him and a colleague last night. Nobody was harmed, the legislators were able to escape their attackers, … Continue reading

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Hensarling Takes Aim At Consumer Financial Protection Bureauhensarling

If Republicans take back the Senate, Texas Rep. Jeb Hensarling hopes to use his power as Financial Services Committee chairman to roll back unnecessary regulations and government red tape. Check it out: The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, a creation of … Continue reading

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TARP Bank Manager Traded Loans For Drugs128308479-e1413831868403

A former manager of a bank that received millions in Troubled Asset Relief Program funds has been found guilty of bank fraud, TARP’s Special Inspector General announced Friday. Check it out: From 2007 to 2009, Phillip Owen approved and recommended … Continue reading

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VA officials retire with benefits before they can be firedarticle-2711039-2021D0F000000578-53_309x186

“You can’t fire me – I’m retiring with full taxpayer-funded benefits!” appears to be the battle cry among the very few high officials held accountable for failure or corruption during the Obama years. check it out: First we had IRS … Continue reading

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Indictment of Ferguson police officer looks unlikelyferguson-missouri-8

Sounds like riot time…. Check it out: Judging by the New York Times report on police officer Darren Wilson’s testimony before a grand gury, we’re probably about to learn how well the Ferguson mob handles disappointment. Past experience suggests they … Continue reading

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DNC chief: ‘We’re going to hold the Senate’debbie-wasserman-schultz-21

Well, she is blonde….. Check it out: Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chairwoman Rep. Debbie Wasserman-Schultz (D-Fla.) said on Sunday that Democrats will hold the Senate, adding that people heading to the polls next month won’t be voting for President Obama. … Continue reading

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