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Progressives choose more traditional baby names — maybe

Posted by  ▪  May 16, 2012
Conservatives tend to give their babies “trendier” names than liberals, who favor traditional names, according to NPR: Styles of baby names, it seems, are nearly as different in various parts of the country as voting habits. “There is an enormous red state and blue state divide on names,” says Laura Wattenberg, founder…
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“Julia” B. Hayes

Posted by  ▪  May 16, 2012
Via Instapundit, Rutherford B. Hayes is back. Here’s my new contribution:
 

Give him your cell phones and your money

Posted by  ▪  May 16, 2012
No cell phones for you at Obama fundraisers. Via BuzzFeed Politics: In the latest attempt to crack down on potentially embarrassing digital leaks from presidential fundraisers, President Barack Obama’s campaign has begun asking donors attending small fundraisers with the president to turn over their cell phones before entering. Pool reporter David Nakamura of the…
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The Pitts

Posted by  ▪  May 16, 2012
From reader David: Seen in Democrat-friendly, labor union centric, Obama-G-20, Pittsburgh. Think the driver has any doubts?
 

“Nonviolent” Occupy Chicago march: “F*** the Police”

Posted by  ▪  May 15, 2012
Occupy Chicago held a “F** the Police” rally as they marched through the streets Tuesday night shouting “From Chicago to Greece, F*** the Police.” A short video clip I took as the crowd was just beginning to form follows (language warning: not safe for work): Compared to last fall’s protests, the level…
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Broken nose, broken narrative

Posted by  ▪  May 15, 2012
The big news in the Trayvon Martin case, ABC News Exclusive: Zimmerman Medical Report Shows Broken Nose, Lacerations After Trayvon Martin Shooting: A medical report compiled by the family physician of accused Trayvon Martin murderer George Zimmerman and obtained exclusively by ABC News found that Zimmerman was diagnosed with a “closed fracture”…
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MoveOn rips DNC in push for Wisconsin Recall funds

Posted by  ▪  May 15, 2012
MoveOn.org sent out an email late today blasting the DNC for refusing to invest in the recall Walker efforts in Wisconsin: Dear MoveOn member, BREAKING NEWS FROM WISCONSIN: The Democratic National Committee isn’t investing in the massive get out the vote effort in Wisconsin to recall Scott Walker. Wisconsin is ground zero for Democrats this…
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Will Massachusetts Dems turn to Marisa?

Posted by  ▪  May 15, 2012
There is a common misconception that Elizabeth Warren is the Democratic nominee for Senate against Scott Brown. She is not. There is a primary contest on September 6.  And the only other announced candidate just filed her petitions: U.S. Senate candidate Marisa DeFranco will drop off more than 10,000 signatures to the Secretary of…
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Theater of Shiny Objects

Posted by  ▪  May 15, 2012
The War on Women.  The Longest Football Spike Since The Great Depression. Slow jamming.  Julia.  Show me the money Gay marriage .  Inserting his own bio into the bios of other presidents. It’s one shiny object after another. Does it ever stop with this guy? Hopefully recent polling becomes a trend, and the country is…
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Arrests kick off “nonviolent” NATO week in Chicago

Posted by  ▪  May 15, 2012
It’s NATO week in Chicago. The Occupiers, anarchists, socialists, unions, and other professional protesters are in the process of “couch-surfing” their way into town (for those who aren’t occupying foreclosed housing) for the NATO summit that officially takes place May 20-21. Yesterday, eight protesters who were part of around twenty people who…
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Boston Globe buries correction of Elizabeth Warren 1/32 Cherokee claim

Posted by  ▪  May 15, 2012
On April 30, 2012, The Boston Globe broke the story that Chris Child of the New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) had located information about a marriage license showing that Elizabeth’s great-great-great grandmother was Cherokee, Document ties Warren kin to Cherokees: A record unearthed Monday shows that US Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren has a great-great-great…
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In Australia, Elizabeth Warren would still be 1/32 Cherokee

Posted by  ▪  May 15, 2012
Huh? you say.  Pay attention, you’ll get an education like I just did. Andrew Bolt of the Herald Sun in Australia  linked to one of my Elizabeth Warren posts in his post titled, Cherokee no more.  The following sentences at the end of his post jumped out at me: I would like to discuss certain…
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Obviously you hate women

Posted by  ▪  May 15, 2012
I have noticed a lot of homemade bumper stickers lately. From reader Jeff: Mr. Jacobson – I have posted a bumper sticker before. Here is one I had made up after reading some comments by Charles Krauthammer. This one is on my car and seems attract some attention from both sides. Twice this weekend, I…
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67% of voters say Obama full of politics on gay marriage

Posted by  ▪  May 14, 2012
From The NY Times, Poll Sees Obama Gay Marriage Support Motivated by Politics: Most Americans suspect that President Obama was motivated by politics, not policy, when he declared his support for same-sex marriage, according to a new poll released on Monday, suggesting that the unplanned way it was announced shaped public attitudes. Sixty-seven…
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Is prestigious genealogical society throwing media under the bus on Warren 1/32 Cherokee claim?

Posted by  ▪  May 14, 2012
There is a new and bizarre twist in the Elizabeth Warren 1/32 Cherokee saga. As discussed below, Warren’s claim to 1/32 Cherokee heritage arose from comments attributed to the prestigious New England Historic Genealogical Society (NEHGS) through two of its employees, well-known genealogist Chris Child and spokesman Tom Champoux. After a scathing critique of NEHGS…
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Anti-Rush heads will explode in 4 … 3 … 2 …

Posted by  ▪  May 14, 2012
Via David Limbaugh: Follow the reaction here.
 

Wisconsin now has a Dem recall face, and doesn’t like it

Posted by  ▪  May 14, 2012
Via HotAir, a new poll out has Scott Walker up by 9 points in the Wisconsin recall against Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett, with almost no one undecided: While other polls also show Walker in the lead, no one is suggesting that this race is anywhere near over. Walker only leads among self-described Independent…
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