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Give Appease a Chance

Posted by  ▪  October 6, 2012
The Norwegians in charge of selecting the Nobel Peace Prize winner apparently care more about protecting their secret than the White House and State Department did about protecting our consulate in Benghazi. The Nobel Peace Prize committee is tightening security to prevent eavesdroppers on decisions that can infuriate the powerful. “We have taken…
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Looks like Obama may be the billion dollar candidate after all

Posted by  ▪  October 6, 2012
Early in the campaign cycle Obama’s team repeatedly bragged how they would raise $1 billion. As the season wore on, it appeared less and less likely. But in September Obama and the DNC jointly raised $181 million, putting Obama back on track: Spurred on by the Democratic National Convention, new donate-by-text capability and an expanding lead in…
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Dems claim Obama lost the debate because of Mitt’s hanky panky

Posted by  ▪  October 6, 2012
A conspiracy theory started at Daily Kos and Democratic Underground, then expanded down through the bowels of the left blogosphere and plopped onto the mainstream media. The theory was that Mitt Romney cheated at the debate by using a cheat sheet, via The Week: The video: A handful of liberal bloggers think they’ve found a way to take Mitt Romney down…
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Facebook targets Twitchy (Update – unblocked)

Posted by  ▪  October 6, 2012
Facebook has threatened to permanently block Twitchy from posting. The Twitchy Facebook page is here and has over 40,000 followers. Apparently someone or some group of people complained that a photo featured in a Twitchy story violated Facebook’s “community standards.” The photo was used in a story about how Obama’s Twitter account subscribed…
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If all you need is a part time job to survive, vote Obama 2012

Posted by  ▪  October 6, 2012
The consensus from the far left following this morning’s release of September jobs numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics can be described as nothing short of elation. According to the BLS, unemployment sharply dropped from 8.1% to 7.8%. This marks the first time unemployment rate has been below 8% since the…
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Howie Carr Show re Elizabeth Warren’s crumbling family lore

Posted by  ▪  October 6, 2012
During the Friday before a holiday weekend road trip from hell yesterday (8 hours from Ithaca to Rhode Island), I took a half hour detour to talk with Howie Carr about Elizabeth Warren’s crumbling story about her parent’s elopement, and how her defenders have devolved into a bizarre post-modern recial narrative…
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Animal Farm week at College Insurrection

Posted by  ▪  October 6, 2012
In case you missed it: Michigan State Features Communist Professor On Constitution Day Harvard Requires Freshmen to Read Obama Speech UC Berkeley students protest in favor of unions Sam Houston State U. Prof. slashes anti-Obama student “free speech wall” Progressives at Fresno State shut down debate, illegally endorse Prop 30 SUNY New Paltz Has a Free Speech…
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Read my Enough

Posted by  ▪  October 6, 2012
From Jamie, who photographed this sign in Waycross, Georgia: My mom @wheeekmom told me to send them to you cuz you do bumper stickers :) Be sure to check out Jamie’s endorsement of Mitt Romney, Can we afford?
 

An empty Obama chair on the cover of The New Yorker smells like … victory

Posted by  ▪  October 5, 2012
How brilliant is Clint Eastwood? His empty chair performance captured the essense of The One so effectively that even liberals now have the image in their heads. Do not talk about the empty chair in the White House! I love the sight of The New Yorker running an image on its cover of…
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David Rouzer campaign releases new ad — Zero

Posted by  ▪  October 5, 2012
Operation Counterweight member, David Rouzer recently released a new campaign ad along with this statement: Congressman McIntyre has been in Washington for 16 years and not one bill he has been the primary sponsor of has been signed into law. Families in the 7th District deserve an effective Congressman who will fight for…
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EXCLUSIVE — New infographic shows just how damaging first debate was for Obama

Posted by  ▪  October 5, 2012
First, there was the CBS instant poll taken immediately following Wednesday night’s Presidential debate. The poll was a “scientifically representative” sample of uncommitted voters that showed Romney cruising to an overwhelming victory by a margin of 2-1 over President Obama. Then, there was the collective meltdown of the MSNBC cable news network and…
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Desmond Tutu and the Jew Haters

Posted by  ▪  October 5, 2012
The estimable Walter Russell Mead has a disturbing story about the so-called Free Gaza Movement. The website of the Free Gaza Movement, a sponsor of the Gaza Flotilla, lists some impressive celebrity endorsements. One of the most impressive names on the list is that of Desmond Tutu, revered throughout the world for…
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Obama supporters decry his lack of teleprompter at first debate

Posted by  ▪  October 5, 2012
Obama supporters lined up to greet the president in Madison, Wisc., on Thursday. While there, they were asked by Rebel Pundit if they thought it was fair that Obama didn’t have his teleprompter at the debate this week. Pure video gold:
 

More evidence debunking Elizabeth Warren’s “elopement” story

Posted by  ▪  October 5, 2012
I previously wrote about how Elizabeth Warren elopement story falls apart.  That “story” is Warren’s claim that she always believed she was Native American because her parents said they had to elope because her father’s white family would not accept her mother because her mother was part Cherokee and part Delaware. The is no evidence of…
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September Jobs Report released to skeptical reception

Posted by  ▪  October 5, 2012
The Bureau of Labor Statistics released September jobs numbers showing the unemployment rate dropping to 7.8 percent, below 8 percent for the first time in 44 months. In addition, employers added 114,000 jobs in September. James Pethokoukis of the American Enterprise Institute referred to the report as “the sickly, stagnant September jobs report,”…
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Obama can celebrate the jobs report, the American people cannot

Posted by  ▪  October 5, 2012

Revenge of how the “unemployment rate” is calculated

Who could have predicted this, a made for headlines declining nominal “unemployment rate” which would be used by the Obama campaign to its advantage while the reality underneath the numbers showed a disaster. I predicted it, as did many others. The September jobs report has the headline the Obama campaign wanted:  September Jobs Report:…
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“the president’s restrained approach to communicating with the electorate”

Posted by  ▪  October 5, 2012
I wrote off Politico a long time ago.  Remind me not to look at the Politico links you send. Sure, just like NYT and WaPo it’s hard not to look and link, because it covers so much ground. But really, nonsense like this article written from three of the biggest names at Politico,…
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