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Something seems to have changed in Syria

Posted by  ▪  June 27, 2012

Something seems to have changed in Syria

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6/27/2012 at 1:30pm
There seems to be a change in Syria, a worsening of the situation for Assad. I can’t tell if this is the turning point, a turning point, or just a bump in Assad’s road to staying in power with the military help of Iran, Hezbollah and Russia. But there seems to be…
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Reader Poll – Will Elizabeth Warren get away with Cherokee claim?

Posted by  ▪  June 27, 2012

Reader Poll – Will Elizabeth Warren get away with Cherokee claim?

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6/27/2012 at 12:13pm
I don’t think I saw this Mass GOP web ad before, but it’s good.  Too bad it’s not shorter so it could be aired: Since today seems to be the day for Reader Polls, let me know if you think Warren will get away with her claim to be Cherokee. By get away…
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Meaningless but fun Reader Poll on Obamacare verdict

Posted by  ▪  June 27, 2012

Your vote counts, so we will count every vote!

Meaningless but fun Reader Poll on Obamacare verdict

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6/27/2012 at 10:44am
There is so much speculation and punditry on what the Supremes will do, what it will mean, who will be the winners and losers, etc. So why not a really meaningful test of the law — a Reader Poll. Make Eric Holder proud, vote early and often. The poll answers do not cover every…
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Jim Matheson plays a moderate on TV

Posted by  ▪  June 27, 2012

Jim Matheson plays a moderate on TV

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6/27/2012 at 9:39am
I guess Democratic Congressman Jim Matheson running against Mia Love in the new Utah-04 district is a moderate compared to Nancy Pelosi.  His claim to moderation is that on a small number of key votes he has voted against his party, but not when his vote mattered. Matheson was one of almost three dozen…
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I thought California had banned this

Posted by  ▪  June 27, 2012

I thought California had banned this

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6/27/2012 at 7:00am
From reader M: If you like your bumper stickers big… This was spotted on the I-78 headed East in Carlsbad, CA. Political bumper stickers are a rarity in this traditionally Red area, but more likely to be liberal. Love the blog. Keep up the good work.
 

So why not Bobby Jindal for V.P.?

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2012

So why not Bobby Jindal for V.P.?

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6/26/2012 at 10:37pm
Other than the fact that George Will thinks he’s a good default pick? I’ve always liked Jindal, but admittedly I don’t follow his day-to-day actions in Louisiana that carefully. He did a good job on the BP spill, doesn’t have any known personal problems, has experience as a Governor and Congressman, and passes…
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Jesse Jackson, Jr., on medical leave for exhaustion as investigations heat up

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2012

Jesse Jackson, Jr., on medical leave for exhaustion as investigations heat up

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6/26/2012 at 5:30pm
Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr. (D-IL) has apparently been on medical leave for the past two weeks due to extreme exhaustion. The information was released in a statement his office put out Monday, which indicated he had been on medical leave since June 10. The beleaguered congressman is currently under investigation by the…
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Where’s Rick?

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2012

Where’s Rick?

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6/26/2012 at 4:00pm
If this reopens old wounds, too bad. Rick Santorum’s hiding act is wearing thin. Newt is out there all the time helping to pound on the Obama record. The supposedly bitter Newt is proving himself to be the class act his supporters always knew him to be. He’s put a fairly brutal beating…
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U.Va v Breitbart on Elizabeth Warren investigation

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2012

U.Va v Breitbart on Elizabeth Warren investigation

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6/26/2012 at 2:30pm
Well, this is interesting. The University of Virginia is defending its former (and soon to be again?) President Teresa Sullivan against allegations by a former Rutgers law professor revealed in a Breitbart.com series by Michael Patrick Leahy, concerning a book co-authored with Elizabeth Warren.  Background on the allegations is here, and on…
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Where’s Becky? Occupy keeps missing girl’s disappearance under wraps

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2012

Where’s Becky? Occupy keeps missing girl’s disappearance under wraps

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6/26/2012 at 1:14pm
The disappearance of a 16-year-old minor named Becky, last seen with Occupy Chicago members, is being treated by Occupy internally with secrecy and without informing police, according to a report released yesterday from EAG News: On June 19, a leader of Occupy Chicago contacted fellow travelers with this alert, titled “HELP: Missing…
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Keep pushing Fast and Furious investigation

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2012

Keep pushing Fast and Furious investigation

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6/26/2012 at 10:38am
I have not devoted nearly enough space to the Fast and Furious scandal and cover up.  It is a potential Achilles’ Heel exposing the “above the law” attitude of this administration. From The Daily Caller: A single internal Department of Justice email could be the smoking-gun  document in the Operation Fast and Furious…
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Cherokees launch fundraiser for Elizabeth Warren debate protests

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2012

Cherokees launch fundraiser for Elizabeth Warren debate protests

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6/26/2012 at 8:44am
After Elizabeth Warren snubbed and insulted a small group of Cherokee women who traveled to Boston last week to see her, the Cherokees are undaunted. The group formed in late May, Cherokees Demand Truth From Elizabeth Warren, has just launched a fundraiser: We are now starting an official fund raiser in the hope…
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You were against Obama before it was cool?

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2012

You were against Obama before it was cool?

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6/26/2012 at 7:00am
Well, I was against Obama before you were against Obama, so I’m way cooler. From reader Brian, who spotted this vehicle in Santa Cruz, CA.  Neither Brian nor I could identify the flag, hopefully it’s not something bad: Update:  Thanks to reader L1b3r7y 0r D347h, the flag is for the Santa Cruz Yacht Club.
 

Another SWATing

Posted by  ▪  June 25, 2012

Another SWATing

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6/25/2012 at 10:37pm
This time Aaron Walker, the same day he won his freedom from the gag order. Someone called the police and said he shot his wife, and the police went the the house heavily armed. It’s not just SWATing, it’s attempted murder in practice if not in law. More from Twitchy, The Other McCain, Patterico. BREAKING…
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Correction: BIG SIS TO AZ SUP CT: DROP DEAD!

Posted by  ▪  June 25, 2012

Correction: BIG SIS TO AZ SUP CT: DROP DEAD!

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6/25/2012 at 8:17pm
Drudge ran a classic headline today regarding the decision of the Department of Homeland Security to suspend all existing cooperation agreements with Arizona in light of the Supreme Court’s unanimous upholding of §2(B), permitting authorities to check the immigration status of persons otherwise lawfully detained: While it is true that the feds…
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Faculty, alumni firestorm as U. Chicago courts future Obama Library

Posted by  ▪  June 25, 2012

Faculty, alumni firestorm as U. Chicago courts future Obama Library

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6/25/2012 at 4:58pm
The University of Chicago, the once prestigious home to Milton Friedman and Art Laffer and birthplace of the “Chicago School” of free-market economics, is now flirting with the idea of becoming the future home to a quite different type of thinker–Keynesian Barack Obama. University of Chicago political science professor Charles Lipson has…
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Elizabeth Warren’s charmed academic life

Posted by  ▪  June 25, 2012

Elizabeth Warren’s charmed academic life

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6/25/2012 at 3:19pm
Michael Patrick Leahy rolls out the second in his series of four posts on the investigation — or meaningful lack thereof — into allegations of “scientific misconduct” and misleading use of data contained in a scathing review of Warren’s book,  As We Forgive Our Debtors: Bankruptcy and Consumer Credit in America, by then…
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