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Yes, Lawrence, there is a photograph of Zimmerman’s bloody nose

Posted by  ▪  December 3, 2012
Remember when ABC obtained a police station surveillance tape which supposedly showed no injuries to George Zimmerman, thereby allegedly disproving his claim that he was being beaten when he shot Trayvon Martin? The Martin family lawyer along with plenty of left-wing blogs (including a once-famous photo analyst) used that video to proclaim…
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Laughing in their faces

Posted by  ▪  December 3, 2012
From Gabriella Hoffman, the daughter of Soviet immigrants, two gems. If they could laugh in the face of Soviet Russia … This is hilarious! I can totally relate as a daughter of Soviet immigrants - Yakov Smirnoff ~ Very funny: youtu.be/5GK8ewRec7c via @youtube— Gabriella Hoffman (@Gabby_Hoffman) December 2, 2012 Awww. Miss you, Ronnie!…
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GOP counter-offers Erskine Bowles to Obama’s la-la-land (Update — Obama rejects out of hand, wants his pound of tax rate increases)

Posted by  ▪  December 3, 2012
Via The Hill (h/t Drudge): House Republican leaders have made a counteroffer to President Obama in the fiscal cliff negotiations, proposing to cut $2.2 trillion with a combination of spending cuts, entitlement reforms and $800 billion in new tax revenue. The leaders delivered the offer to the White House on Monday with a…
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If we’re doing Doomsday, let’s really do Doomsday

Posted by  ▪  December 3, 2012
What does this solve? Via ABC News: Republicans are seriously considering a Doomsday Plan if fiscal cliff talks collapse entirely. It’s quite simple: House Republicans would allow a vote on extending the Bush middle class tax cuts (the bill passed in August by the Senate) and offer the President nothing more: no…
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Will Syria go chem?

Posted by  ▪  December 3, 2012
It has been much discussed since the beginning of the uprising. There have been reports of suspicious activity at chemical weapons sites, but who knows what it real and not real. One thing is for sure, chemical weapons cannot save Assad.  The second he uses chemical weapons all bets are off with the…
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Yet more fear and loathing of American culture (and history) at the LA Times

Posted by  ▪  December 3, 2012
Suffering through the top story in the arts section of yesterday’s Los Angeles Times, I thought of Andrew Breitbart, whom I knew a bit—enough to have had several conversations about how insidiously destructive the mainstream media are to American ideals. Breitbart’s passion and mission in life were to counter that influence. So…
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Palestinian culture of incitement is the core problem

Posted by  ▪  December 3, 2012
We have known for decades that Palestinian leaders talk out of both sides of their mouths, a message of relative restraint to the West and a message of anti-Semitic and anti-Israeli agitation at home. Hamas is more honest than the Palestinian Authority, as it has a unified message of hate. Now that Mahmoud Abbas…
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If Jevon Belcher didn’t possess a gun, would he and Kasandra Perkins really both be alive today?

Posted by  ▪  December 3, 2012
Bob Costas’ commentary on the murder-suicide involving Kansas City Chiefs player Jevon Belcher is receiving a lot of attention. I understand the points, via Ed Morrissey,  that people don’t tune in to a football game for gun control proselytizing, and that Costas focused on the gun control issue rather than the core…
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I’d rather embrace equality and equal protection

Posted by  ▪  December 3, 2012
if violating those principles is the means to the diversity end. Spotted in Ithaca:
 

Alanis is Canadian for courage

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2012
This is courage week for Canada.  First, a very strong statement of support for Israel at the U.N. Now, unlike Stevie Wonder, who cancelled a pro-Israel concert under mild pressure from the U.N. and anti-Israel groups, Alanis Morissette, the Canadian singer, has arrived in Israel for a concert despite calls from the lunatic and…
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I really hate to do this to you

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2012
But I’m already sizing up Operation Counterweight Senate races for 2014. Don’t look back is my motto. Roll Call has a list of Senate races and assessments.   Do any of them have serious primary challengers?  Lindsay Graham seems like he could be vulnerable in theory, but I wonder if in practice.  Susan Collins…
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Disheartened Obamaphiles should just stop talking

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2012
It’s hard to know whether to cheer their disappointment or commiserate. My natural inclination is to tell them to S*** *** **** ** considering that they have subjected us to four more years. From Michael Goodwin, Obama 2: Even more reckless: People weren’t paying attention. Those are the people now surprised that President Obama is still…
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U.N. “Palestine” vote served Obama’s purposes, without his fingerprints on it

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2012
The United States nominally opposed the General Assembly Resolution granting nonmember state status to “Palestine.” In the short run, it changes nothing on the ground, but it does embolden the Palestinians to hold out for everything, including  a reversion to the 1949 Armistice borders, commonly and somewhat erroneously referred to at the…
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The first battle of the next Tea Party wave — December 5 rally in Nashville against Obamacare exchange

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2012
Opposition to Obamacare fueled the Tea Party wave of 2009-2010.  The next wave will include continued opposition to Obamacare, along with other fiscal issues, The Tea Party tsunami at the gates. The fight over Obamacare as a law ended when Chief Justice John Roberts enganged in mental gymnastics to uphold the law…
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5 hours and 15 minutes

Posted by  ▪  December 2, 2012
from Eureka Springs, Arkansas, to Hope. Arkansas. Yet if this shop owner is any indication, it’s a world away from the days of the Man from Hope. From reader MK Reagan, in August: Eureka Springs, AR is kind of a hippie town, but these T shirts were prominently displayed on the street today. Love the…
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Saturday Night Newt

Posted by  ▪  December 1, 2012
Some advice for congressional Republicans, via Right Scoop (h/t Patricia), start at the 4:00 mark: Watch the latest video at <a href=”http://video.foxnews.com”>video.foxnews.com</a>At the Reagan Forum, an hour’s worth of history (jump to 19:50 on how things looked in 1974 and why we do not now need a “surrender caucus”), humor, and strategy…
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Saturday Night Card Game (Touré never met a race card he didn’t like, or remembered)

Posted by  ▪  December 1, 2012
Touré Neblett does not think he plays the race card. He doesn’t even think there really is a race card, it’s a figment of the vivid White imagination: There is no such thing as a race card. Race is not a card that can be played as if a situation is un-racial until that…
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