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Here we go again, 4th Cain accuser comes out

Posted by  ▪  November 7, 2011
I predicted this would happen. It looks like there now is a fourth Cain accuser coming forward, to be accompanied at a press conference later today by Gloria Allred. A fourth woman will claim that Herman Cain sexually harassed her while at the National Restaurant Association in a press conference today, RadarOnline first…
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Bring in the Politico clowns

Posted by  ▪  November 7, 2011
As noted in my post last night, Politico wrote 91 news stories in a one week period regarding “sexual harassment” charges against Herman Cain, without a single story stating what conduct Cain actually engaged in or was alleged to have engaged in. Howard Kurtz (via Althouse via Instapundit) took Jonathan Martin of Politico,…
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The Right Must Not Use The Race Card As Recklessly As The Left

Posted by  ▪  November 7, 2011
As Professor Jacobson wrote on Saturday,  the Herman Cain SuperPAC is running this race-card-playing ad. Other GOP commentators, especially Ann Coulter and Rush Limbaugh, have also been making statements along these lines.  This is wrong, especially coming from solid conservative voices. To play the race card in this fashion, with such insufficient evidence…
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It’s good business

Posted by  ▪  November 7, 2011
to be anti-Republican in New York, because almost everyone who disagrees with you already has moved to Texas. We’ve seen these subway ads taking shots at Republicans before.  Thanks to reader Thomas who took this photo and writes: Spotted on the #1 train en route to my office. MMS ads are common eyesores on the…
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Politico v. Herman Cain in numbers

Posted by  ▪  November 6, 2011
Just the stats: Days as of 8 p.m. Eastern today since Politico broke the story - 7 Politico news stories about or mentioning “Herman Cain”: 138 Politico news stories about or mentioning “sexual harassment”: 91 Politico news stories about or mentioning “sexual harassment” not involving Herman Cain: 0 Politico news stories showing what Herman Cain actually did:…
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“Occupy Wall Street is no longer a protest”

Posted by  ▪  November 6, 2011
So says a policeman speaking about the nightly violence and mayhem at Zuccotti Square and its surroundings, as quoted in The NY Post: “Every single night it’s the same thing. I mean, some guy was a victim of  rape!” an officer snarls. “There comes a time when it’s over. This is a …
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Obama releases truly inspirational video

Posted by  ▪  November 6, 2011
Obama’s mission is not yet completed.  He’s said previously that’s he’s not even halfway towards where he want to take this country. Now Obama’s released a video intended to inspire his supporters to give him four more years to finish the job, but a line in the video actually should inspire us: “One year…
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Catching up

Posted by  ▪  November 6, 2011
Readers have been sending me great links, but the Politico Hunt for Herman distracted me the past few days (that was Politico’s plan, of course, because there’s only one of me and lots of them). So now I’ll start catching up, in no particular order: From LukeHandCool, this link to a story about…
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Spotted in the People’s Republic

Posted by  ▪  November 6, 2011
of Ithaca. My first worthy bumper-sticker sighting where I had my cell phone handy! My biggest pet peeve are people who think voluntary actions are involuntary (& vice versa). For example: This doofus probably thinks that labor in the Third World is involuntary and that people in impoverished countries have the option to say,…
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Things I never thought I’d say

Posted by  ▪  November 6, 2011
Is it worth taking a look at Jon Huntsman, who I long ago dismissed as a media creation and someone who filled space at the debates, with an “if I wanted to vote for Mitt Romney I’d vote for Mitt Romney” attitude? What got me thinking about this was this tweet last night…
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Smothering Reagan

Posted by  ▪  November 6, 2011
William Kristol writes: For every American conservative, not once but whenever he wants it, it’s always the evening of November 4, 1980, the instant when we knew Ronald Reagan, the man who gave the speech in the lost cause of 1964, leader of the movement since 1966, derided by liberal elites and despised…
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How long until Feds issue new interstate trucking regulations

Posted by  ▪  November 6, 2011
banning signage on trucks other than the name and logo of the company, although waivers will be issued to companies whose executives donate to Obama which can demonstrate hardship, in the discretion of the Secretary of Transportation? Thanks to Michael from Constant Conservative who took this photo just south of Tea, South Dakota,…
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Gingrich Wins Newt-Newt ‘Lincoln-Douglas’ Debate (and Tweet of the Night)

Posted by  ▪  November 5, 2011
It was 90 minutes of Newt showing why he is the smartest guy on any stage, and I mean that as a compliment. Newt was in command, and had a particularly good explanation of how to respond to Democratic scare tactics on social security.  One of the best I’ve heard.  When I…
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Cain-Gingrich “Lincoln-Douglas” Debate – Live

Posted by  ▪  November 5, 2011
The debate between Herman Cain and Newt Gingrich is scheduled for 90 minutes starting at 8 p.m. Eastern.  We will have an embed if available, or you can open a separate window for The Right Scoop or C-SPAN. To comment in the live feed please register in the CoverIt-Live box using OpenID…
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Saturday Night Card Game (Three reasons why conservatives should not play the race card)

Posted by  ▪  November 5, 2011
This is the latest in a series on the use of the race card for political gain: Herman Cain and some of his supporters in the media stand accused of playing the race card in response to the Politico-driven accusations that Cain engaged in sexual harassment, charges which as of yet are…
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Pre-Gaming The Newt-Cain Debate

Posted by  ▪  November 5, 2011
Newt and Cain Debate at 8, and there are both many ways this could have happened and many ways this debate could go.  Below, I outline a number of possibilities.  Not that many people will watch this, but many opinion leaders will, and soundbites will certainly make the news, be passed…
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“a trick he has performed deftly in previous races”

Posted by  ▪  November 5, 2011
HillaryIs44 has a good post on the Obama-lovin’ media and how it covers for Obama’s campaign dirty tricks. The post is in response to this statement by Ben Smith at Politico: If the catchphrase weren’t already taken, you could call Barack Obama’s signature style of negative politics “leading  from behind.” But as the president’s…
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