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Chicago Police Department website appears hacked (NATO protest photos added)

Posted by  ▪  May 20, 2012
The website for the Chicago Police Department is down today, the apparent victim of hackers who may have timed the hit in conjunction with the first day of the NATO Summit. I’m heading for the protests, and hopefully will have photos and a report later. Updates by WAJ — appears website back up…
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I hope David Cicilline wins (the primary)

Posted by  ▪  May 20, 2012
David Cicilline, the former Mayor of Providence and current Democratic congressman from my home district RI-01, is in deep electoral trouble because he lied about Providence’s abysmal finances during the 2010 congressional race.  He has apologized for lying. With Providence on the verge of bankruptcy, Cicilline is way behind in the polls…
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Obama on verge of his grand Iranian bargain

Posted by  ▪  May 20, 2012
It looks like Obama is going to get the “grand bargain” which has been the point of U.S. policy towards Iran since the Obama administration stood silently as Iranians took to the streets in June 2009. The grand bargain theory assures the Iranian theocracy’s continued control over not just Iran but an extended terrorist…
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Walker rising, Barrett falling, Unions crying

Posted by  ▪  May 20, 2012
Saturday evening the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel published a sweeping endorsement of Governor Walker in the upcoming Wisconsin recall election. The news was a stunning endorsement for Walker, who faces democratic Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett in June, given that the newspaper has been known to have a liberal bent. In their endorsement, the MJ…
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exist

Posted by  ▪  May 20, 2012
Taken by Bryan in Savannah, GA, and forwarded with the message “Coexist with everyone… Except the 1%.”
 

Well said

Posted by  ▪  May 19, 2012
Well said: Aaron Walker, victim: How Brett Kimberlin Tried to Frame Me for a Crime (And How You Can Help!) Robert Stacy McCain does some fine journalism: Domestic Terrorist Now Using ‘Lawfare’? Lonely Conservative call to action: Calling All Conservative Bloggers – The Army of Davids Needs You A lot of backround from Patterico. Well…
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Saturday Night Card Game (You know the general election has started when …)

Posted by  ▪  May 19, 2012
You know the general election has started when …. Barack Obama plays the Hussein card… and the mere mention of Jeremiah Wright sets off a dog whistle which only The NY Times, left-blogosphere and Republican nominee can hear: You see, when it comes to Barack … Obama, there is nothing new under the Sun: The…
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Maryland’s April employment figures are cause for concern

Posted by  ▪  May 19, 2012
Maryland’s loss of 6,000 jobs was the largest of any state in the nation last month. Some have been quick to write off the figures as a product of unusual weather patterns affecting seasonal hiring practices, but there is a growing belief that the Maryland economy is not as solid as…
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Syria’s chickens coming home to roost

Posted by  ▪  May 19, 2012
But it’s no time for joy.  The dithering on Syria has given the same elements who transitted Syria to kill U.S. troops in Iraq a chance to build up their operations in Syria and return the violence on the Syrian government. Suicide blast in Syria hits military compound; 9 dead (emphasis mine): A car…
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Three from F*** the Police march charged with conspiracy to commit terrorism

Posted by  ▪  May 19, 2012
Early Saturday morning, three of the Occupy protesters from the “nonviolent” F*** the Police march were charged with “possession of an incendiary or explosive device, conspiracy to commit terrorism, and providing material support for terrorism.” The arrests stemmed from allegations they were planning to create molotov cocktails.  The three, Bryan Church, Jarred…
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We need to be more careful about Elizabeth Warren than she is about being Cherokee

Posted by  ▪  May 19, 2012
There is zero evidence that Elizabeth Warren is Cherokee, despite her having touted such heritage at various times, and she stands by that claim in the face of contrary evidence. Michael Patrick Leahy at Breitbart.com, and to some extent your humble correspondent, have laid Warren’s claims bare. Last night National Review Online r…
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But if you fire him, who will give you all the free stuff?

Posted by  ▪  May 19, 2012
Reader Bill from Florida is traveling, and spotted this pick-up truck which had a handicapped parking license plate, in Nevada City, CA: Whoda thunkit? Handicapped and all in Cali?!?!
 

NBC show to depict EMP-aftermath society

Posted by  ▪  May 18, 2012
“Revolution,” a new drama from NBC’s fall lineup, depicts what life would look like in the aftermath of an EMP attack. Producer JJ. Abrams (Iron Man) sets the action in Chicago, 15 years after all electricity on the planet is wiped out. In the teaser, the narrator sets the scene: “We used electricity…
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Cherokee genealogist on Warren: “These are the people she stepped on”

Posted by  ▪  May 18, 2012
Today, Megyn Kelly of FOX News interviewed Cherokee genealogist Twila Barnes about Elizabeth Warren’s claims to Cherokee heritage. Legal Insurrection has been breaking news on Warren’s false claims, including extensive coverage of the genealogical records. In the interview with Kelly, Barnes says, “there’s nothing to indicate she’s Cherokee. Her family is found nowhere…
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