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Did Amazon sell out the rest of the nation?

Posted by  ▪  October 5, 2011

You may remember that Amazon.com stopped doing business through “affiliates” (websites and blogs) in California, after the state passed a law requiring companies like Amazon to collect state sales taxes on purchases made through California affiliates. Amazon has settled with California and

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Open

Posted by  ▪  October 5, 2011

Some questions of the day: Will Russ Feingold have a reunion with his former staffer at the Occupy Wall Street protest?  And why did the former staffer just turn his Twitter account private? Madison, Wisconsin progressives are traveling to D.C. for this weekend’s

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Herman Cain Occupies #OccupyWallStreet

Posted by  ▪  October 5, 2011

Think Progress is in a tizzy because Herman Cain told it like it is as to the politics of jealously and envy which are the driving force bechind the Occupy Wall Street movement and the Democratic Party’s election strategy.

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George Mason U. Law School Dean gets it right

Posted by  ▪  October 5, 2011

George Mason University School of Law is considered “conservative,” at least by law school standards. So when CAIR played the Islamophobe card and demanded that the school shut down a speech by Nonie Darwish , Dean Daniel Polsby said no thanks to CAIR’s

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More Leftist Hypocrisy: The MSA 11 vs. Laws Restricting Abortion Clinic Protests

Posted by  ▪  October 5, 2011

Several nights ago, I found myself arguing with a hyperpriviledged, self-identified anarcho-socialist (don’t ask me how that works) about the MSA 11.  He and his friends believed them to have been convicted by a racist Orange County jury, under unconstitutional

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Best #OccupyWallStreet Tweet Ever

Posted by  ▪  October 5, 2011

Doubly good. First, because the tweet by CNN reporter Alison Kosik was hysterical, and second, because the humorless leftist reaction (added: here, here) to the tweet caused her to take it down, but it lives on because people grabbed screenshots.

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Science: Leftist Anti-Semitism At Anti-Business Protests Predictable

Posted by  ▪  October 5, 2011

Professor Jacobson and Andrew Breitbart’s recent coverage of anti-Semitic incidents at the Occupy Wall Street protests were no surprise to me.  A top notch study by political scientists Neil Malhotra and Yotam Margalit back in 2009 found that triggering anti-semitic

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Nobel Prize in Chemistry awarded scientific denier

Posted by  ▪  October 5, 2011

There is a lesson here, it’s that we cannot allow science to become religion, and must always question scientific authority particularly when it is used for political purposes. From The NY Times (emphasis mine): Israeli scientist Daniel Shechtman won the

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Can’t Stop The Signal – UW-Stout Caves

Posted by  ▪  October 5, 2011

Facing legal action and Internet backlash, University of Wisconsin-Stout has decided to retract their decision to force a professor to take down controversial Firefly and anti-fascism posters:  In retrospect, however, it is clear that the removal of the posters –

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Rats Good, Pilgrims Bad

Posted by  ▪  October 5, 2011

Sums up the bumper stickers of this West L.A. lefty’s Prius.  Of course, thanks to experimentation on rats and other animals, we aren’t dying in droves at young ages like the pilgrims.

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The entire mainstream media will jump on this to impugn the entire #OccupyWallStreet movement

Posted by  ▪  October 4, 2011

Just like they did when they found a crazy sign at a Tea Party rally. On the other hand, it might be dismissed as a mere aberration, with serious caution urged not to use the actions of a few to impugn an

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Obama “Jobs Bill” Headline of the Day

Posted by  ▪  October 4, 2011

… Reid blocks attempt by McConnell to vote on president’s jobs bill Do you need to know anything else?  If so, the article is here.

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Mass. Senate Debate Tonight

Posted by  ▪  October 4, 2011

I’ll be watching the Massachusetts Senate Democratic Debate tonight at 7 p.m. because it will be the first appearance of Elizabeth Warren.  I haven’t decided what to do in the race, despite the overwhelming reader vote to support Brown, but

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Fast And Furious Roundup: Holder Lied, People Died?

Posted by  ▪  October 4, 2011

I haven’t covered this scandal in a while, so here is a roundup of where this story has been going.  Who knows, it might even get serious enough that the MSM will take a break from looking under rocks in

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