Oklahoma Governor Sides With John Birchers On Minimum Wage

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Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin signed a ban on minimum wage increases this Monday. Defending her remarkable decision, Fallin issued a press release that indulges all the usual thoroughly-debunked talking points, including the long-discredited notion that only teenagers have minimum wage jobs. “Mandating an increase in the minimum wage would require businesses to fire many of...
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Brandon Darby Leaves Twitter To Duck Ethical Questions

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Brandon Darby is a the former left-wing anarchist turned right-wing anarchist who leveraged his friendship with Andrew Breitbart to become a fixture at his media company. Darby remains popular with tea party activists, and his elevation to the editor’s position at Breitbart Texas over better-qualified writers reflects the close relationship between Breitbart and Tea Party Patriots. But...
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Birchers Promise More Bundy-Type Standoffs

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William Jasper at the New American, a publican put out by the John Birch Society, claims the confrontation at the Bundy ranch is just the beginning. …it is almost a certainty that the recently defused Bundy Ranch standoff will be replayed again —…
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Before Bundy Ranch, There Was Zellah Cinderella Mills

A peaceful protester takes aim at BLM agents
A good friend sent us these yesterday after finding an article in the March 12, 1951 issue of Life Magazine about a “range war” with certain similarities to the Bundy ranch standoff last week. You can read the whole article here. Our favorite image is the one of Zellar’s son aiming his popgun at a federal agent. Give...
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Sen. Jeff Sessions Goes Full John Bircher

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Last Thursday, Alabama Republican Senator Jeff Sessions accused President Obama, Attorney General Holder, and Vice President Biden of “deliberately collapsing” the nation’s immigration law enforcement system. This is pure John Birch Society paranoia: Our law enforcement system is in a state of collapse, and it’s a deliberate plan by the president of the United States, and...
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