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So just for example, there's a discussion about pending legislation on an assault weapons ban; legislation meant to ban weapons and high capacity magazines used in mass shootings and the like. And ...
by tytalus
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Mar 19, 2013 at 08:00 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Note: I had originally posted this late last night, but took down for editing. I had later decided to just toss it due all the other Priebus-related news happening today, but as you can see, I'm ...
by DeadHead
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon Mar 18, 2013 at 10:21 PM PDT with 2 Recommends
I am, finally, back from CPAC, the Conservative Political Action Conference, ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 87 comments on Mon Mar 18, 2013 at 04:30 PM PDT with 158 Recommends
During the 2013 Conservative Political Action Conference, Steve Crowder laughed and joked, 'What is this obsession with Ashley Judd and rape?' Okay. Let's see. Last year, former Republican ...
by Leslie Salzillo
Comment Count 157 comments on Sun Mar 17, 2013 at 04:29 AM PDT with 264 Recommends
It's not exactly the most meaningful thing in the world, but Rand Paul took home the honors in ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 56 comments on Sat Mar 16, 2013 at 05:00 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
Pam Geller and Robert Spenser (far right) at the close of CPAC&#
by Hunter
Comment Count 109 comments on Sat Mar 16, 2013 at 01:15 PM PDT with 97 Recommends
_Everyone_ here at CPAC knows of neurosurgeon and author Ben Carson , who about a month ago really "took it to" Barack Obama on the issue of religious freedom (by which we mean employer-provided ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 57 comments on Sat Mar 16, 2013 at 11:36 AM PDT with 62 Recommends
Another report from my wanderings through the halls of CPAC 2013, aka the Conservanomicon, aka PullUpTheLadderpalooza. Aside from the big speakers, not much else is going on today. That is ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 95 comments on Sat Mar 16, 2013 at 09:07 AM PDT with 100 Recommends
Among the things running on a loop on the main CPAC screens before the event starts, every morning: a (fake) trailer for an agonizingly low-budget tea party movie called _Tea Party Patriots_ being ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 59 comments on Sat Mar 16, 2013 at 06:05 AM PDT with 41 Recommends
Here's what you missed yesterday from the wilds of CPAC, where I am currently nursing a headache and a strong desire to hire a police sketch artist to come up with a composite representation of ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 34 comments on Sat Mar 16, 2013 at 08:30 AM PDT with 38 Recommends
I'm not quite certain what Rand Paul has done in his short and unremarkable political life to be worthy of the outright hagiography going on in some quarters, but that's not stopping anyone here ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 67 comments on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 08:31 PM PDT with 50 Recommends
The needed introduction: yep, I'm at CPAC right now. And while Thursday was relatively sedate and businesslike, on Friday, all hell ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 230 comments on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 07:50 PM PDT with 434 Recommends
The usual introduction: yep, I'm here at CPAC. Here's a not so brief photo diary to give you a feel for the place, and I've added my own notes about what's been going on. Buttons for sale. Lots of ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 106 comments on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 02:09 PM PDT with 127 Recommends
Fond memories of 2012 Many tales of CPAC 2013 tell of the ...
by tytalus
Comment Count 112 comments on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 01:05 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
Yes, I am still here at CPAC. And yes, I am beginning to believe this is ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 102 comments on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 09:18 AM PDT with 67 Recommends
Paul Ryan is very slick, and generic to the point of translucency. His entire speech is a dull shade of off-white nothingness, as puffy as a cloud, a speech where any meaningful detail has been ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 48 comments on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 07:16 AM PDT with 42 Recommends
Remember when Rep. Paul Ryan was going to save Medicare by destroying it? And then how he was going to save America with his budget that makes Jesus cry? And then how he was going to save Mitt ...
by Kaili Joy Gray
Comment Count 6 comments on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 07:18 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
What you missed at CPAC on Thursday: the stardom of Rand Paul, Utah Sen. Mike Lee tells a lengthy and important story about pudding, and I lost a little piece of my soul after listening to Texas ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 28 comments on Fri Mar 15, 2013 at 06:20 AM PDT with 34 Recommends
Already, one thing stands out: The Republican Party faces a devastating problem among young people. If anything, the problems of the party with respect to converting young Americans has been ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 129 comments on Thu Mar 14, 2013 at 07:11 PM PDT with 138 Recommends
For Marco Rubio's speech in the main ballroom, there ...
by Hunter
Comment Count 84 comments on Thu Mar 14, 2013 at 12:39 PM PDT with 53 Recommends