After former Florida Governor Jeb Bush admitted in an interview with the Boston Globe that he had smoked marijuana when he was a student at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts, Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) accused Bush of hypocrisy for opposing a Florida ballot initiative to allow the use of the drug for medical reasons.
Though Ohio Governor John Kasich accused other potential Republican presidential nominees of lying about problems with Common Core, it would appear that it is Kasich who has his facts wrong concerning Common Core.
Congressmen won a small victory, but a victory nevertheless, in their efforts to dismantle Operation Chokepoint, the government operation that cuts off funding to legitimate businesses that the Obama administration finds in disfavor.
Communist Party USA boss John Bachtell boasted in a recent column that his Marxist-Leninist organization, a domestic arm of Soviet tyranny for decades, “utilizes” the increasingly radical Democratic Party to advance its totalitarian objectives in the United States. Writing in the Communist Party propaganda mouthpiece People’s World, Bachtell suggested that, eventually, a “radical third party” would become a viable option to advance communism in America. However, for now, he argued, fending off what he calls the “ultra-right” — essentially anyone to the right of Obama, whom American communists openly backed in both elections — requires the CPUSA to continue utilizing the Democrat Party as a “vehicle.”
The conservative Koch Brothers-funded “chamber of commerce” is planning to raise nearly $900 million to invest in the 2016 elections.