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The Obama fairy tale exposed, once again

Posted by  ▪  October 3, 2012

The Obama fairy tale exposed, once again

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10/3/2012 at 8:02am
The video of Obama from 2007 will not itself change the election. At that level, it was over-hyped. But it is a reminder of the nasty side of Obama, the side well-hidden, the side which does not hesitate to play racial and class politics when convenient and to his advantage.   The side…
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Our guy in Chicago

Posted by  ▪  October 3, 2012

Our guy in Chicago

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10/3/2012 at 7:00am
A follow up to yesterday’s post about a sign in Glenview, Illinois. From reader Jeff: Attached is another of those nasty repubs in Chicago being insubordinate to our fearless leader. Interstate 290 in Schaumburg, a suburb northwest of Chicago. About 15 minutes or so northwest of O’hare airport. If something isn’t done soon, it may…
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The Obama tape

Posted by  ▪  October 2, 2012

A timely reminder that we still don’t really know Obama

The Obama tape

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10/2/2012 at 9:02pm
The Daily Caller has posted this video, from a speech given by Obama. Parts of the speech have been seen before. (Full speech video here.) In a video obtained exclusively by The Daily Caller, then-presidential candidate Barack Obama tells an audience of black ministers, including the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, that…
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I think I’ll watch Hannity tonight

Posted by  ▪  October 2, 2012

I think I’ll watch Hannity tonight

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10/2/2012 at 6:12pm
Because a tape is being released on Hannity tonight. And based on this tease by Drudge, it should be big. Guesses? One thing for sure, Democrats will scream Racism! for showing a tape of Obama saying words which are not helpful to Obama. Maybe that will result in a third Obama speech on race. One…
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Scott Brown “Bains” Elizabeth Warren

Posted by  ▪  October 2, 2012

Scott Brown “Bains” Elizabeth Warren

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10/2/2012 at 5:09pm
Elizabeth Warren is running hard left in her rhetoric, but the reality is she served big companies in her extensive private legal practice and got paid big, big dollars for it. At the first debate, Brown scored big points on Warren’s representation of Travelers, for which she earned $212,000 but which resulted…
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What Kind of Person Thinks Free Speech is Too Costly?

Posted by  ▪  October 2, 2012

What Kind of Person Thinks Free Speech is Too Costly?

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10/2/2012 at 3:31pm
Thanks to the inimitable David Burge (AKA Iowahawk), I came upon a piece written by a New York University student titled—no kidding—“Have we taken free speech too far?”  The news hook for Muslim student Faria Mardhani’s not-so-rhetorical question is the story of the Egyptian activist (and MSNBC contributor) who was caught defacing…
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Hating Breitbart Trailer

Posted by  ▪  October 2, 2012

Hating Breitbart Trailer

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10/2/2012 at 1:22pm
From the company which produced 2016: Obama’s America. Opening in theaters on October 12, 2012.  Just in time to help get people motivated. (h/t Gateway Pundit) From the archives: Andrew Breitbart dead A personal note on the death of Andrew Breitbart, . Weinergate retrospective — the lying liars and their lies about Andrew Breitbart Breitbart lives in the heads…
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Obama may win by diminished military vote in key states

Posted by  ▪  October 2, 2012

Where are all the public officials who should be speaking up for the troops?

Obama may win by diminished military vote in key states

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10/2/2012 at 11:56am
I highlighted yesterday the precipitous drop in military absentee ballot requests in key battleground state Virginia. It’s happening in battleground Wisconsin too, as reported by The MacIver Institute: At least 30 Wisconsin municipalities failed to send absentee ballots to military voters before the 45 day deadline, according to former U.S. Secretary of Veterans…
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Utah-04 is in Love

Posted by  ▪  October 2, 2012

Utah-04 is in Love

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10/2/2012 at 10:00am
I’m not getting overly confident, but this is encouraging, Latest poll: Mia Love pulls ahead of Jim Matheson in 4th District race: Saratoga Springs Mayor Mia Love has overcome a double-digit deficit to overtake Rep. Jim Mathesonin Utah’s hotly contested 4th Congressional District, the latest Deseret News/KSL poll shows. Love, a Republican, now…
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Absolutely Certain

Posted by  ▪  October 2, 2012

Absolutely Certain

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10/2/2012 at 9:02am
The video below, Absolutely Uncertain (h/t @SGLawrence) already has over 800,000 views on YouTube. I understand Irina’s point, the trust in Obama has been shaken, and now she is uncertain about Obama’s commitment to Israel. I’m not uncertain.  I am certain that in a second term, freed of the need to be reelected,…
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Insubordination

Posted by  ▪  October 2, 2012

Insubordination

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10/2/2012 at 7:00am
will be punished severely.  I think the building inspector just found several violations. From commenter 9th District Neighbor, who took this photo in Glenview, IL (Cook County): I snapped this photo today—the sign is very recent, it probably went up over the weekend. North suburban Cook County is a far cry from what it…
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Elizabeth Warren issues incomplete list of cases

Posted by  ▪  October 1, 2012

Unwittingly also demonstrates her extensive practice of law from her Massachusetts office

Elizabeth Warren issues incomplete list of cases

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10/1/2012 at 10:07pm
Minutes before tonight’s debate, Elizabeth Warren issued a list of all of the cases she has worked on since joining Harvard.  It was an impressive list, proving what I have said all along, she practiced law on a regular basis from her Harvard office.  But she was not licensed in Massachusetts. Via…
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Brown-Warren post-debate analysis

Posted by  ▪  October 1, 2012

Brown-Warren post-debate analysis

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10/1/2012 at 7:59pm
Quick takes on the debate which just ended. End Result — As with most of these things, people will see what they want. I’d say while Brown won hands down the first debate, this one was more even.  Brown won big on Warren’s personal problems, which took up the first 15 minutes or…
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Brown-Warren Debate LIVE

Posted by  ▪  October 1, 2012

Brown-Warren Debate LIVE

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10/1/2012 at 6:45pm
This is the second debate, being held at U. Mass. Lowell, starting at 7 p.m. Eastern.  There should be live feeds on MassLive.com, uml.edu, bostonherald.com, and CBS 3 in Springfield . It may also be on CSPAN. David Gregory is the moderator – ugh.  Let me guess how that will go.  It should be…
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Is tonight the night Elizabeth Warren’s law license problem goes mainstream? (Update – No)

Posted by  ▪  October 1, 2012

Is tonight the night Elizabeth Warren’s law license problem goes mainstream? (Update – No)

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10/1/2012 at 5:20pm
Despite a Drudge link, huge linkage everywhere in the conservative blogosphere, and defensiveness in the left-legal blogosphere, Elizabeth Warren’s law license problem has not broken into the mainstream media. Other than some passing references, the Boston press has ignored it, even as debates raged on the internet and Boston talk radio. There seems…
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Branco Cartoon – Bump in the Road

Posted by  ▪  October 1, 2012

Branco Cartoon – Bump in the Road

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10/1/2012 at 3:30pm
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Slow walking ballots to the military, fast walking guns to Mexico and free cell phones to Cleveland

Posted by  ▪  October 1, 2012

Military absentee ballot requests down 92% in key battleground state Virginia

Slow walking ballots to the military, fast walking guns to Mexico and free cell phones to Cleveland

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10/1/2012 at 1:55pm
The government has become quite efficient under Obama at fast walking guns to Mexico and free cell phones to Cleveland, but has ignored its obligation to secure and promote absentee ballot requests from the military. Via Virginia Watchdog: A 92 percent drop in absentee-ballot requests by military personnel in Virginia is raising concerns…
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