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Don’t blame the U.N. Human Rights Council

Posted by  ▪  March 15, 2012
It doesn’t know any better, it lives for self-parody, UN rights council delves into US voter I.D. laws: The controversy over requiring voters to provide photo IDs has reached the world stage. The United  Nations Human Rights Council is investigating the issue of American election  laws at its gathering on minority rights in Geneva,…
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Regrets, they have a few

Posted by  ▪  March 15, 2012
But then again, not too few to mention. Dave Serchuk in Forbes, Congratulations! You Just Made Rush Limbaugh Sympathetic! (emphasis mine): Imagine this scenario: you are a lifelong liberal. You pretty much hate everything Rush Limbaugh stands for, and says. You are really glad that the times have finally seemed to have caught up…
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Media Matters astroturfed the Limbaugh secondary boycott

Posted by  ▪  March 15, 2012
The secondary boycott of Rush Limbaugh advertisers is portrayed in the media as a reaction to a groundswell of public outrage.  In fact, the secondary boycott was initiated by and driven by Media Matters, which had a “Stop Limbaugh” campaign on the shelf waiting to be used, and was executed by Angelo…
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Et tu, Manhattan?

Posted by  ▪  March 15, 2012
From reader Kim: This was taken by a liberal friend of ours in manhattan if you can believe it. I thought of you when he sent it. I’m just sorry he cut off one of the stickers. I love your blog. I confirmed with the friend, so we’re kosher. I think the sticker on…
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Cpl Jonathan Daniel Porto, March 14, 2010

Posted by  ▪  March 14, 2012
Today is the two year anniversary of the death of Cpl. Jonathan Daniel Porto in Afghanistan, as noted here before: Cpl Jonathan Daniel Porto Promises a Marine Widow Cannot Bear to Hear Cpl Jonathan Daniel Porto, Remembered His wife’s original blog post, I Will Always Be A Marine Wife, is worth reading again, as is her…
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Democrat discovers private property rights

Posted by  ▪  March 14, 2012
“This is private property, you’re not allowed to touch anything. I’ll call the police.” The veterans should apologize to this lady, because we are not worthy of an Obama flag. We have not done everything that has been asked of us: Barack Obama will require you to work. He is going to demand…
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Rush buycott

Posted by  ▪  March 14, 2012
Via Michelle Malkin, Twitchy.com joins Rush Limbaugh advertisers: I’m putting my money where my conservative, free-market principles are. The full announcement about our new Twitchy.com ad buy with Rush Limbaugh is here. A snippet: “As a small business owner, defender of capitalism, and advocate of free speech, I am putting my money where my…
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Amex denies being part of conservative radio boycott

Posted by  ▪  March 14, 2012
I have been suspicious of the hype regarding the Rush boycott and the numbers of advertisers dropping Rush touted by Media Matters and others.  The numbers seem inflated for the purpose of creating momentum, as many of the advertisers being listed as “dropping” Rush never even advertised with him. Of particular note…
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What goes up and comes down, must be blamed on Israel

Posted by  ▪  March 14, 2012
More Pallywood, debunked. As originally reported by the Ministry of Interior of the Palestinian National Authority: Israeli warplanes launched a series of air raids on the Gaza Strip on Monday the latest of which targeted a school in northern Gaza killing a student and wounding six others. Local sources said that the latest raid…
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Iran already is at war with us

Posted by  ▪  March 14, 2012
From The Times of Israel: Twenty-two people have been arrested in Azerbaijan on suspicion of planning terror attacks on the Israeli and American embassies and on top diplomats from these and other countries, local media in the country reported on Wednesday. The Azeri Ministry of National Security said the group was…
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The real threat to conservative talk radio is not what you think

Posted by  ▪  March 14, 2012
You already know how Media Matters, Think Progress, and other left-wing groups are targeting Rush Limbaugh’s advertisers with threats of secondary boycotts. The Rush secondary boycott is part of a strategy which has been refined by left-wing groups like Color of Change over the past several years to bully advertisers into dropping right-wing speech.  That…
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Gets my vote

Posted by  ▪  March 14, 2012
From reader Sean, who took this photo in New Canaan, CT: I’ve recently started following your blog, finding it informative and entertaining and as a non-liberal law professor your perspective is refreshing. I graduated from law school not too long ago and was alarmed at the lack of diversity at the faculty…
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Alabama and Mississippi Primary Results

Posted by  ▪  March 13, 2012
Endgame assessment:  Big night for Rick.  Bad night for Mitt.  The Honey Badger don’t care (nsfw). In honor of Rick Santorum’s victories, and to prove I carry no hard feelings, I present the definitive rendition of Sweet Home Alabama: ——————————————– Alabama – % Reporting 79 Romney – 28 Gingrich- 30 Santorum – 35 Paul - 5 Mississippi – % Reporting 96 Romney…
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“You can’t make this stuff up” of the day

Posted by  ▪  March 13, 2012
Mitt Romney: Santo’s not conservative enough to be Veep (h/t Uncle Samuel): “Well that would preclude, of course, Rick Santorum,” Romney said. “Because, I mean, look at his record. I find it interesting that he continues to describe  himself as the real conservative. This is the guy who voted against the  right…
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