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Near Godwin, CA

Posted by  ▪  June 16, 2012
From a reader: Took this photo on my way to work this morning — in Saratoga, California, a suburb of Silicon Valley, no less! It probably doesn’t mean California is in play, but I think it’s an indicator of Obama’s diminishing popularity here. I thought LI readers might like it, though I…
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That other mysterious 2007 explosion in Syria

Posted by  ▪  June 15, 2012
Not the destruction in September 2007 of the nuke facility likely being built with the help of the Norks. Via Jerusalem Post, a story I had not heard before, Syria’s chemical weapons program has been focus of Israeli intelligence operations since the mid-1970s. It was July 2007 and in Aleppo, Syria, the muezzins…
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Obligatory desperate MSNBC exploding bus publicity stunt

Posted by  ▪  June 15, 2012
Hey, it’s working. Martin Bashir is getting more attention than he has since, um, since … Help me out here, I know he’s done something before. Bashir is da bomb.
 

Obama’s political pandering quasi amnesty speech interrupted by reporter

Posted by  ▪  June 15, 2012
Who asked a question. And the MSM is going wild on Twitter. Here’s the offense: The “offender” was Neil Munro from The Daily Caller. Updates: NBC has now given reporter/heckler more coverage than Fast & Furious gunrunning scandal.— Dan Curry (@dancurry) June 15, 2012 Neil Munro is now #1 trend on Twitter.— Nickarama (@Nickarama1) June 15, 2012 Uh,…
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Criminal charges dropped against Aaron Walker, but gag order remains

Posted by  ▪  June 15, 2012
Last night Patterico reminded us Aaron Walker Still Silent: Outlaw judge Cornelius Vaughey’s ruling remains in effect. Aaron cannot truthfully blog about public figure Brett Kimberlin without violating a judge’s blatantly unconstitutional prior restraint of his speech. Just thought I’d mention that. Since it’s still true. While Walker remains under a gag order, at…
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Elizabeth Warren’s Google problem

Posted by  ▪  June 15, 2012
Rick Santorum had a Google problem. And so does Elizabeth Warren, although of a different nature. Elizabeth Warren wants her message to be about evil factory owners who live off of others, and the middle class which is being”hammered” (her new favorite word). Whatever her messaging intends to be, Warren’s Cherokee problem dominates the…
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Obama enacts the Dream Act — on his own, evading Congress

Posted by  ▪  June 15, 2012
So much for the rule of law.  This guy wants reelection, so to hell with the Congress. Via Associated Press: The Obama administration will stop deporting and begin granting work permits to younger illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children and have since led law-abiding lives. The election-year initiative addresses a…
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Elizabeth Warren failed the test for “truthfulness and credibility and honesty”

Posted by  ▪  June 15, 2012
Scott Brown hasn’t said much himself about Elizabeth Warren’s Cherokee fraud. But now he’s going there, and good for him. With each passing day that Warren clings to her claim to be Native American, Cherokee, a minority and a “woman of color,” she reveals a deep and disturbing character flaw. Warren thinks she can…
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Take this stimulus and shovel it

Posted by  ▪  June 15, 2012
From reader Peggy: For Your Collection. Spotted in the parking lot of a veterinary specialists’ office building in North Dallas.
 

In Rhode Island, the sidewalks are belong to the homeless and their lawyers

Posted by  ▪  June 14, 2012
Rhode Island is being crushed by pension debt, our cities are suffocating, we’re driving businesses away with regulatory minutiae, and we’re hemorrhaging young people.  Oh, and we just threw away up to $75 million on a video game company run by a former baseball player. So what are our Governor and legislature spending…
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Sheldon Whitehouse, no will, no way

Posted by  ▪  June 14, 2012
Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) earned a special place in the annals of odious Senatorial speeches when, on the eve of the Obamacare vote in the Senate in December 2009, he invoked Kristallnacht and lynchings when speaking of opponents of Obamacare: History cautions us of the excesses to which these malignant, vindictive passions can ultimately lead. Tumbrels…
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#StopRush turns on itself, devolves into name calling, accusations

Posted by  ▪  June 14, 2012
There are times it’s good just to be a spectator. I’m not going to try to sort this out, I’ll just note that the “Stop Rush” movement has turned on one of its most prized Twitter activists, or that activist has turned on it, depending who you believe. I don’t care to believe…
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Breaking now! — Sandra Fluke endorses Obama

Posted by  ▪  June 14, 2012
No one could have seen this coming.  This could be the moment when Obama’s campaign stopped receding. Sandra Fluke endorses Obama in an op-ed at CNN.com (because MSNBC.com was not available): Obama is committed to rebuilding our economy upon the values of fairness and opportunity and the belief that all Americans, both men…
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Elizabeth Warren: “I’m not backing off from my family” on Cherokee claim

Posted by  ▪  June 14, 2012
Elizabeth Warren is standing by her claim of Cherokee heritage even though there is no evidence to back up that claim, and plenty of evidence that it is not true. On Morning Joe this morning she refused to back down even an inch.  She also mocked the Boston Herald, which has discovered many…
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Our father who art in the White House

Posted by  ▪  June 14, 2012
A number of readers have sent me links or images of a Father’s Day promotion Obama is running to scoop up e-mail addresses for fundraising. Here’s an image sent by reader Bronwyn as it appeared at Real Clear Politics: Reader John saw a simlar ad at The NY Times website, which links to this…
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If not bloggers, who?

Posted by  ▪  June 14, 2012
Yesterday I posted about Joe Scarborough bad-mouthing bloggers sitting in the basement eating Cheetos. Last night Michelle Malkin encountered the same attitude from Juan Williams (jump ahead to 6:45 if you don’t have much time)(via HotAir): I’ll tell you what Michelle, I’m a real reporter, not a blogger out in the blogosphere somewhere … Bloggers can’t let up…
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We have nothing to fear, but

Posted by  ▪  June 14, 2012
um, um. From Linda, taken at the Providence Mall, Nashville, TN: