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WI Judge: Bugs Bunny can’t sign petitions to recall Scott Walker

Posted by  ▪  January 5, 2012
You would think that Wisconsin state officials charged with ensuring the intergrity of elections, including the recall against Gov. Scott Walker, would want to check for duplicate, fictitious and fraudulent signatures on recall petitions. But no.  As I reported in November, the Wisconsin Government Accountability Board decided that it would not check signatures. …
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Grow some

Posted by  ▪  January 5, 2012
Things that deserve separate posts, but won’t get it, for now: He’s still trying to out liberal a real liberal, and it will not work:  Scott Brown Says He Supports Obama’s Illegal “Recess” Appointment of Richard Cordray… and  Scott Brown Accuses Gingrich Of ‘Pandering To The Right-Wing Extreme’.  He has forgotten who elected him. Teenager…
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Now Eugene Robinson mocks Santorum’s mourning

Posted by  ▪  January 5, 2012
I posted the other day about Alan Colmes mocking — and then apologizing for mocking — the manner in which Rick Santorum and his family mourned their child who died shortly after birth. Now Eugene Robinson of The Washington Post and MSNBC has done the same (via Commentary, h/t @CharlieSykes): First it was Alan…
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Coulter: Santorum “more of a Catholic than a conservative”

Posted by  ▪  January 5, 2012
Having called the Tea Party birthers and Newt Ahmadinejad, Ann Coulter has identified another way of demonizing and belittling someone who is not Mitt Romney: As a two-time senator from a light-blue state, Rick Santorum is not as obviously unelectable as the rest. But don’t leap too fast, Republicans. Remember how Rick Perry broke…
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Why do we even have to ask for permission to shoot?

Posted by  ▪  January 5, 2012
Two men break into a home in Oklahoma. A widowed young mother and her infant are alone in the house. The mother calls 911 to ask if it is okay to shoot the intruders: “I’ve got two guns in my hand – is it okay to shoot him if he comes in…
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Going after Romney is patriotic, too

Posted by  ▪  January 5, 2012
Remember when one Republican candidate viciously attacking the leading Republican candidate was patriotic? Like in Iowa, when everyone from Charles Krauthammer on down blamed Newt’s past for the several millions dollars in negative attack ads run by a pro-Romney SuperPAC?  When National Review devoted almost an entire issue to attacking Newt and portraying him…
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Do we really need 10 more months of this?

Posted by  ▪  January 5, 2012
No one could have seen this coming. Romney Tax Returns Become a Problem Mitt Romney, a multimillionaire who is by far the wealthiest of the Republican presidential candidates, said he has no plans to release his income tax returns if he wins his party’s nomination, setting himself apart from past nominees in both…
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Flee fishing

Posted by  ▪  January 5, 2012
Another one from John Ruberry’s canoe trip in Morton Grove, Ill. Taken on a car with Wisconsin plates — must be another one of those fleebaggers:  
 

Obama desperately seeks a crisis to take advantage of

Posted by  ▪  January 4, 2012
Obama’s recess appointment of Richard Cordray to the new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau correctly is portrayed as a naked power grab. First, the Senate is not in recess.  Harry Reid and other Democrats in the past treated the current Senate pro forma business status as not being in recess. Second, the Dodd-Frank legislation which…
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No one tell him, he will be insufferable

Posted by  ▪  January 4, 2012
From the Coffee Shop Blog: Comment of the week. No. The Year. “I’m Barack Obama and George Soros approved this message” LukeHandCool at Le·gal In·sur·rec·tion
 

“they resent it when he attacks them for being to the left of positions he has very recently adopted”

Posted by  ▪  January 4, 2012
As long time readers know, I really didn’t pay much attention to the 2008 Republican primaries. But as I’ve gone back in researching various issues, I’ve noticed that a lot of candidates in 2008 had a reaction to the way Mitt Romney ran his campaign similar to the reaction Newt is having right…
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Rick Perry not suspending campaign, going to South Carolina (Reader poll added)

Posted by  ▪  January 4, 2012
After his announcement last night that he was returning to reassess his campaign, everyone assumed Rick Perry was going to suspend his campaign. Apparently that is not the case, as Perry just announced via Twitter that he is heading for South Carolina: This has to be the best news Mitt Romney has received…
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Bachmann Suspending Campaign

Posted by  ▪  January 4, 2012
Michele Bachmann is holding a press conference any minute.  She is expected to announce she is “suspending” her presidential campaign. Video to be added when available. It was a classy speech. Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com
 

McCain’s Romney baggage

Posted by  ▪  January 4, 2012
John McCain is set to endorse Mitt Romney today, and I’m sure there will be plenty of platitudes. But the McCain endorsement comes with baggage, like this: “Never get into a wrestling match with a pig,” Senator John McCain said in New Hampshire this month after reporters asked him about Mr. Romney. “You…
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About last night

Posted by  ▪  January 4, 2012
It was a late night, and apparently Mit Romney won by 8 votes.  Don’t let anyone tell you voter fraud is not a threat; what if this had been the general election and Barack Obama won by 8 votes in a state, would we not care that people voted without showing…
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If only it were that easy

Posted by  ▪  January 4, 2012
Another one from John Ruberry’s canoe trip:
 

Iowa Caucuses Tweets of the Night

Posted by  ▪  January 3, 2012
The election was close going down to the wire between Santorum and Romney, with no winner declared as of this writing, with both in the 24% range.  Paul was at about 21%, Newt at 13%, Perry at 10%, and Bachmann at 5%.  (Results not final) The big news is that Newt g…
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