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Cain accuser Kraushaar is serial complainer

Posted by  ▪  November 9, 2011

How ironic that Karen Kraushaar, whose identity became known only yesterday, called Herman Cain a serial denier. It turns out that Kraushaar is a serial complainer, demanding money at a second employer for supposed inappropriate language, via AP: A woman

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Keep up this talk

Posted by  ▪  November 9, 2011

and pretty soon the nanny state will try to stop us from using cell phones while driving. Thanks to reader Robert in Texas, who writes: I saw this in the visitors parking lot at the Air Force Academy in Colorado

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Things I regret saying on the internet

Posted by  ▪  November 8, 2011

Why I respect Jennifer Rubin (October 22, 2011) … … … The post in question was limited to the following matter of respect: I don’t always agree with Jennifer Rubin, the not-liberal blogger at The Washington Post, who used to blog

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Herman Cain News Conference (Update – complete denial)

Posted by  ▪  November 8, 2011

Summary of press conference.  Complete denial.  Doesn’t even remember Bialek.  As to other named accuser, Karen Kraushaar, repeats that only accusation he remembers is about gesturing the height of his wife.  Took plenty of questions from reporters from major networks.

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“Not exactly a profile in courage” Tweet of the Day

Posted by  ▪  November 8, 2011

I’ve enjoyed watching various candidates on Brett Baier’s Center Seat. It’s a place for the panel to question the candidates pretty vigorously. But one candidate will not appear. It’s inexplicable. And now confirmed:  Added: Baier still is trying, this time

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Not the Chinese century, unless we want it to be

Posted by  ▪  November 8, 2011

I’ve posted before about the Chinese real estate bubble, and what will happen when this bubble bursts. Rather than worshipping the Chinese economy like Obama does (high speed trains anyone?), we should be recognizing that the Chinese model, like the

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D.C. Court of Appeals upholds Obamacare

Posted by  ▪  November 8, 2011

The opinion isn’t on the court website yet, but here’s how The Wall Street Journal describes it: A federal appeals court in Washington ruled Tuesday that last year’s federal health-care overhaul is constitutional, handing the Obama administration another legal victory

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Ying Ma visits Cornell

Posted by  ▪  November 8, 2011

Ying Ma, a former president of the Cornell Review, has come back to campus for a visit. She’s definitely one of the better-known names with Review pedigree. (J.P. Freire & Ann Coulter are two other prominent Review alums.) She released a

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Fear of Newt on blog-team Romney

Posted by  ▪  November 8, 2011

I’ve been focusing on Newt’s rise since the debates in early September, when he distinguished himself as the statesman on stage and the guy focused on the ultimate prize, defeating Obama.  While Perry and Romney squabbled, and Santorum and Bachmann

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The pushback against Sharon Bialek begins

Posted by  ▪  November 8, 2011

Herman Cain is fighting back against accusations made yesterday by Sharon Bialek.  Cain will hold a press conference at 5 p.m. Eastern today to address the charges: “There is not an ounce of truth to all these allegations” and the

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Why leave?

Posted by  ▪  November 8, 2011

High taxes. Crime. Too hot in summer, too cold in winter. Democrats. Too expensive. Public sector unions which control everything. Want me to continue? Thanks to reader Alex who, after seeing yesterdays post about Manhattan Mini Storage advertising, sent this photo and wrote: I

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Obama on Bibi: “”You’re fed up with him, but I have to deal with him every day!”

Posted by  ▪  November 7, 2011

Via @MarkLevin, and interesting exchange caught on unknowingly open microphones at the G20 summit: The conversation then drifted to Netanyahu, at which time Sarkozy declared:  “I cannot stand him. He is a liar.” According to the report, Obama replied: “You’re

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No cause for champagne at Politico

Posted by  ▪  November 7, 2011

The champagne corks must have been popping at Politico sometime just after 2 p.m. today, as Sharon Bialek presented her charges against Herman Cain. After a week of obsessive reporting (at least 91 stories about Cain’s alleged sexual harassment of

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An Apt EU Comparison

Posted by  ▪  November 7, 2011

Over at the DailyBeast, Stefan Theil has a really great write-up about rich nations interacting with poor nations, using a comparison of Texas/Louisiana/Florida & Greece/Italy/Spain.   Imagine 27 Barack Obamas and John Boehners trying to get a debt and banking

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