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Will Mass Dems risk clearing field for Elizabeth Warren at convention Saturday?

Posted by  ▪  May 29, 2012

Will Mass Dems risk clearing field for Elizabeth Warren at convention Saturday?

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5/29/2012 at 8:50am
Saturday, June 2, is the Massachusetts Democratic Convention.  Elizabeth Warren and Marisa DeFranco each need to obtain 15% of the vote at the convention to be on the September 6 primary ballot. There is a move afoot to keep DeFranco off the ballot to clear the path for Warren, but will Democrats…
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Harpy

Posted by  ▪  May 29, 2012

Harpy

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5/29/2012 at 7:00am
From reader @surmesa: “Good Intentions” in Bismarck, ND (Harpist, miniVan, trailer hitch, bumper damage at right…. all fits – Accept, Cope, Obey). Guessing the Kerry-Edwards sticker has been removed after jury started deliberations. Seen in Bismarck, ND, week of 5/21/2012
 

Stuxnet-on-steroids Flame virus hits Iran

Posted by  ▪  May 28, 2012

Stuxnet-on-steroids Flame virus hits Iran

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5/28/2012 at 4:31pm
This is a little scary, particularly if it were put in the wrong hands. Via The Times of Israel: A new, unprecedented computer virus called “Flame” (or “sKyWIper”) has hit Iran, the West Bank, and other Middle Eastern locations. It is already considered one of the most sophisticated cyber weapons ever unleashed….
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The sound of Elizabeth Warren’s silence

Posted by  ▪  May 28, 2012

The sound of Elizabeth Warren’s silence

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5/28/2012 at 1:28pm
As Politico notes, The Boston Herald has outdone The Boston Globe in reporting on Elizabeth Warren, although The Globe finally is coming around to some hard reporting after its editorial board declared the issue over weeks ago: Long before Republican Sen. Scott Brown vs. Elizabeth Warren arrived on the scene, Beantown’s flagship…
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Time for Jennifer Rubin to retract her Richard Grenell “EXCLUSIVE”

Posted by  ▪  May 28, 2012

Time for Jennifer Rubin to retract her Richard Grenell “EXCLUSIVE”

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5/28/2012 at 10:16am
What an ironic statement from Jennifer Rubin (emphasis mine): It is awfully tempting for pundits to use people and personal conflicts as stick figures in a polemic play reaffirming one’s preexisting impressions and biases. That’s certainly been the case in the Richard Grenell case…. The best, fairest and most thoughtful words have been written…
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Remembering Lt. Roslyn Schulte – buried on Memorial Day 2009

Posted by  ▪  May 28, 2012

Remembering Lt. Roslyn Schulte – buried on Memorial Day 2009

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5/28/2012 at 8:30am
On this day we honor all the fallen, three of whom we have remembered here before, Johnny “Mike” Spann, Cpl Jonathan Daniel Porto, and U.S. Army, Spc. Dennis Weichel . We add a new person to our memory, Air Force Lt. Roslyn Schulte, of Ladue, Missouri, killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan on May 20, 2009,…
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Battle tested

Posted by  ▪  May 28, 2012

Battle tested

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5/28/2012 at 7:00am
Spotted by a reader in Orange County, CA:
 

Solidarity

Posted by  ▪  May 27, 2012

Solidarity

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5/27/2012 at 9:48pm
Congratulations to Power Line Blog on its 10th Anniversary.  Scott Johnson writes: It was ten years ago this weekend — ten years ago today, I think, but maybe tomorrow — that John Hinderaker went to Blogger and set up Power Line. On Memorial Day that weekend he gave me a call and…
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Meghan McCain and Al Sharpton agree about crazy right-wingers

Posted by  ▪  May 27, 2012

Meghan McCain and Al Sharpton agree about crazy right-wingers

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5/27/2012 at 6:12pm
Al Sharpton: Meghan McCain and Al Sharpton: Now Meghan is whining about criticism of her over the Sharpton interview, which is part of her schtick as pointed out by Noah Rothman at Mediaite , Meghan McCain Looks For Fight, Finds Many, Now Wants Sympathy? MSNBC contributor Meghan McCain appeared on Rev. Al Sharpton’s program on Thursday,…
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Free Kabylie!

Posted by  ▪  May 27, 2012

Free Kabylie!

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5/27/2012 at 4:17pm
Its case for a separate state is as good as if not better than the Palestinians since it was its own entity prior to French colonial rule. Via JPost: For Ferhat Mehenni, Israel is an ideal partner and friend for Kabylie, a geographic sliver of Algeria’s northern coast whose people wish to secede…
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Manipulating Wikipedia

Posted by  ▪  May 27, 2012

Manipulating Wikipedia

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5/27/2012 at 1:00pm
In the continuing on-line war, Brett Kimberlin’s Wikipedia entry which documented his history has been taken down, and get this, the excuse given is that Kimberlin was the victim of a harrassment campaign. Patrick Frey, the victim of a true harrassment campaign, has the story: I have described Brett Kimberlin’s campaign of harassment…
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Weinergate retrospective — the lying liars and their lies about Andrew Breitbart

Posted by  ▪  May 27, 2012

Weinergate retrospective — the lying liars and their lies about Andrew Breitbart

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5/27/2012 at 10:52am
A year ago today Anthony Weiner sent the now famous crotch shot. The story really broke on the 28th, and my initial reaction was I’m not touching this one, although I did use it as an excuse to run this clip under the heading Please Brief Me: Weiner initially claimed his account was…
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We know what Elizabeth Warren is running for, but what is she running from?

Posted by  ▪  May 27, 2012

We know what Elizabeth Warren is running for, but what is she running from?

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5/27/2012 at 9:33am
I wasn’t going to do an Elizabeth Warren post today.  Really. But in my in-box was a link to this story at The Boston Herald, Elizabeth Warren shuts door on Herald’s inquiry (video at the link): Senate hopeful Elizabeth Warren, in a sequel to an awkward on-camera encounter this week about her claim to…
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Agitate-heh

Posted by  ▪  May 27, 2012

Agitate-heh

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5/27/2012 at 7:00am
A reader sends this photo: This is the back of my 1996 ford explorer that i drive around in charlottesville, virginia. Some days i stop in to whole foods. Heh.
 

Saturday Night Card Game (Nobody is the most racist guy in America)

Posted by  ▪  May 26, 2012

Saturday Night Card Game (Nobody is the most racist guy in America)

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5/26/2012 at 7:00pm
Obama has lost roughly 40% of the Democratic primary vote to an imprisoned felon in West Virginia, to “uncommitted” in Kentucky, and to a Tennesee lawyer who “could fit snugly on Dylan Ratigan’s MSNBC show” and who no one in Arkansas likely had heard of before (and who is suing for his…
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If Sup Ct strikes mandate, who benefits in November? (Reader Poll)

Posted by  ▪  May 26, 2012

If Sup Ct strikes mandate, who benefits in November? (Reader Poll)

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5/26/2012 at 4:37pm
We’re just about a month away from the Supreme Court ruling on Obamacare. David Hogberg has a column at Investors Business Daily on the political fallout if the Supreme Court strikes down Obamacare: A Supreme Court ruling next month striking down Obama-Care would immediately shift the battle to Congress and the campaign trail. President…
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Socialists attempt to appropriate Memorial Day for political ends

Posted by  ▪  May 26, 2012

Socialists attempt to appropriate Memorial Day for political ends

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5/26/2012 at 1:42pm
I hope everyone is enjoying their holiday weekend while remembering the sacrifices of those who gave their lives to defend America and freedom. It seems the neo-socialists don’t want to feel left out during this weekend of patriotism and honoring the fallen. Liberation News, the “newspaper for the party of socialism and liberation,”…
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