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Shadowy Union SuperPAC Joins Alan Grayson As Accidental LI Advertisers

Posted by  ▪  November 22, 2011

Fresh off seeing Alan Grayson ads all over conservative blogs (including LI), I’m now seeing an independent expenditure campaign against Scott Brown that highlights his conservative votes. Ironically, it might even be helpful to Brown for such ads to appear

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Don’t blame me, either

Posted by  ▪  November 22, 2011

Thanks to reader Don who writes: I’m a big fan of your blog, and so I’m happy to contribute… Here’s a bumper sticker I saw today in Sunnyvale, California. This is Santa Clara County, which voted 70% Obama / 29%

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Super Committee Roundup

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2011

From the AP:  With the collapse of the deficit-cutting supercommittee, Congress’ emergency backup budget-cutting plan now is supposed to take over — automatic, across-the-board spending reductions of roughly $1 trillion from military and well as domestic government programs. But the

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Ayn Rand is not a synonym for libertarianism.

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2011

Not that anyone who should try to find out about the distinction would care, but Ayn Rand ≠ libertarianism. I recently had an email forwarded to me by a friend on an “Occupy” listserve from an academic with the subject line

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Science: Moderation Did Not Lose McCain The Election, And Is An Asset For Electability – And That’s Why The “Establishment” Acts Like It Is

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2011

There is a belief on the right that John McCain lost because he was too liberal and conservatives chose to stay home on election day. Some who hold this belief threaten to go Scozzafava on the GOP and refuse to

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Stop playing the Democrats’ lobbyist game

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2011

Dr. Melissa Clouthier writing about An Indictment Of Right Leaning Journalism By Ben Domenech: Here’s the nutshell: The Left-leaning journalism investigates the right. The Right-leaning journalism provides commentary and (and Ben doesn’t say this, but I am) when they do rarely

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How Obama would attack Romney

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2011

The same way Ted Kennedy and John McCain did. And it’s already showing results for Obama.  Mitt Romney’s negatives are rising because of some initial attacks by the Obama campaign apparatus on Romney’s “core” and his Wall Street connections: The

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OWS Pays Children Cigarettes For Fraudulent Recall Scott Walker Signatures

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2011

What happens when you combine OWS with the Recall Walker movement? A perfect storm of horrible (embedding not working for me right now, so linked): Hat tip: GatewayPundit.

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Disrespectful booing of national figures, and the people who do it

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2011

You probably have heard about the inappropriate booing of one of our national figures.  Such conduct undoubtedly reflected latent racial tingedness and ethnic subtextism. The Southern Poverty Law Center has issued a profile of the type of person who engages in such conduct, after an exhaustive

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No you don’t read banned books

Posted by  ▪  November 21, 2011

… unless you read the Bible in public school. Spotted this vehicle in Albany, NY, last week when I made a day trip there (about 3 hours from Ithaca):

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“he will need to wage the most negative campaign in history to stand any chance”

Posted by  ▪  November 20, 2011

So? What makes you think that would give him a second thought? The quoted language in the headline is from Pat Caddell and Doug Shoen in a column at The Wall Street Journal urging Obama not to run for re-election

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Why is Chris Matthews portraying Obama as “The Other”?

Posted by  ▪  November 20, 2011

How often have we heard that portraying Obama as out of touch with the American people constitutes a racially tinged and undertoned use of Otherness? Just the other day Rick Perry was accused of invoking Otherness when he said Obama had been

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What was this all about?

Posted by  ▪  November 20, 2011

I had not heard this story before, but then again, I didn’t pay much attention to the Republican primaries in 2008: In 2008 it was uncovered long after the primaries had been concluded that the Romney campaign staff had in unethical

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Super Committee Sunday

Posted by  ▪  November 20, 2011

The so-called Super Committee is on the brink of failure, if it has not already failed: The congressional committee tasked with reducing the federal deficit is poised to admit defeat as soon as Monday, and its unfinished business will set

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