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Mainstream media ignores Mia B. Love’s historic first

Posted by  ▪  April 23, 2012
Mia B. Love won a historic nomination at the Utah Republican convention on Saturday to run for Congress in the newly-created 4th Congressional District. Love was the first black woman elected mayor in Utah’s history, is the first black woman nominated for Congress in Utah, and if elected to Congress, would be the first black Republican congresswoman. …
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Goes both ways

Posted by  ▪  April 23, 2012
From reader Cathy, who spotted this sticker on a car at the Wright-Patterson AFB museum:
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Silverware

Posted by  ▪  April 22, 2012
Spooned: Mark Levin: “Obama, it would seem, wants to deny to others what he will not deny to himself. He wants to deny to the children of others what he will not deny to his own children. He wants to amass riches, but he doesn’t want you to amass wealth. He doesn’t…
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Close your eyes

Posted by  ▪  April 22, 2012
and imagine it’s late at night on November 6, as you listen to the audio only. Who would you think won and who lost the election? Really, try it.
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Mitch Daniels unintentionally makes the case against Dick Lugar

Posted by  ▪  April 22, 2012
The Republican establishment, in the form of Mitch Daniels,  John McCain and a SuperPAC, is trying to rescue Dick Lugar with ads in the run up to the May 8 primary challenge from Richard Mourdock, The just-released Daniels’ ad is embedded below, and contains the money line:  “I’m not for Dick Lugar for what…
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One. Great. Sentence.

Posted by  ▪  April 22, 2012
Definitely a contender. Sarah Palin on the Secret Service agent who checked her out: “Well, check this out bodyguard, you’re fired, and I hope his wife kicks his okole and sends him to the dog house long as he’s not eatin’ the dog along with his former boss.” Multiple levels of bestness there — the…
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When Richard Mourdock stood tall for private property rights

Posted by  ▪  April 22, 2012
I have written quite a bit about the challenge by Richard Mourdock to Obama’s Favorite Republican, Richard Lugar. But one subject I haven’t touched upon was Mourdock’s valiant effort, against great political odds, to stand up for private bondholders against the Obama-enforced bailout of Chrysler. With barely two weeks until the primary, if…
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A bumper sticker is worth a thousand words

Posted by  ▪  April 22, 2012
New reader Kathy just sent me the motherload of bumper sticker photos. She’s been taking photos for over two years. Here is the first of them taken in High Springs, FL, with her message: I came across you web site and have been enjoying the bumper stickers posted. I thought you might enjoy…
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Mia B. Love wins Republican nomination in UT04

Posted by  ▪  April 21, 2012
Just minutes ago, Mia B. Love won the Utah-04 nomination at the Utah Republican Convention.  Love received 70.5% of the vote on the second ballot, defeating Carl Wimmer who received 29.5. The result is a shock except to those of us in the blogosphere who have been following Love. Just three months ago Love…
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Saturday Night Card Game (Obama isn’t working, working at working, or working out)

Posted by  ▪  April 21, 2012
Did you hear the latest in racial politics. Mitt Romney used the “n” word.  Not the “N” word, the “n” word as in “isn’t working.” Romney has a website devoted to the slogan: And has it hanging up behind him during speeches: And that has Tommy Christopher of Mediaite seeing things: The slogan is a multiple…
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“Day of Silence” bullies schools into advocating political messages, encourages tattling

Posted by  ▪  April 21, 2012
This Friday, a national “Day of Silence” protest enjoined students across the country to take a vow of silence in protest of harassment of LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transexual) students: The Day of Silence is a student-led national event that brings attention to anti-LGBT name-calling, bullying and harassment in schools. Students from…
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Utah Republican Convention Results

Posted by  ▪  April 21, 2012
Mia B. Love wins Republican nomination in UT04 UPDATE (9:40  pm): Voting finally starts, after delay caused by bickering in the voting for another district. UPDATE (8:15  pm): Love and Wimmer advance to round 2.  Love 53%, Wimmer 30% on first ballot. Kenneth Gray – 1 vote, 0.12 percent Steve Sandstrom – 81 votes, 9.74…
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Ridiculous French laws met with ridiculous French news stories.

Posted by  ▪  April 21, 2012
The French have their own presidential election on Sunday. Aside from their list of candidates, which would make many Americans feel relieved in comparison, the French have topped the US in media-related constraints. Until the last polling station closes at 8 p.m., French law forbids the release of polls and preliminary…
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Tea Parties harassed by IRS form Liberty Defense Foundation

Posted by  ▪  April 21, 2012
Tea Parties across the country, the recipients of letters from the IRS demanding they produce reams of documents detailing every email, blog post, tweet, radio transcript, Facebook entry, and on, have banded together to share resources in defending their 501c4 applications. The Liberty Defense Foundation is allowing the disparate groups to share recommendations for…
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