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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

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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

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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

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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”

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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,

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Cain-Newt debate — live here tonight

Posted by  ▪  November 5, 2011

Herman Cain and Newt Gingrich are having a Lincoln-Douglas style debate tonight in Texas, starting at 8 p.m. Eastern. I’ll be doing a live blog for it, and I’ll try to embed the C-Span live coverage, if that is possible

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Best. Memeorandum. Thread. Ever.

Posted by  ▪  November 5, 2011

That Memeorandum algorithm is smart, really smart.  It not only finds the blog posts and stories which drive the debate, it also pulls a snippet of text from the post so readers get a sense of what’s really important in

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All of the sudden, Politico wants to be fair and balanced

Posted by  ▪  November 5, 2011

After spending a week portraying Herman Cain as a sexual predator, allegations which so far have resulted in NO FACTS sustantiating the innuendo, Politico now wants to be fair and balanced and tell us that Cain actually led industry efforts

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