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David Frum: Already Almost Forgotten

Posted by  ▪  October 7, 2011
What is David Frum going to do now that Sarah Palin is not running? What linguistic stunts can he pull to drive traffic to his website?  Who is he going to call a grifter and con artist in order to make himself feel relevant and edgy, and gain the kudos of the…
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“Time to repost Steal This Country?”

Posted by  ▪  October 7, 2011
This is the second time this week a reader has e-mailed me referencing one of my early blog posts, the first being “I still remember your ‘death to the Kulaks’ post from a while back!” Thanks to a reader from Seattle who e-mailed me last night with the following subject line: Time to…
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I support the 3rd Amendment, and I vote

Posted by  ▪  October 7, 2011
There have been over 200 bumper sticker posts since the first post on June 24, 2010. We have covered the 1st, 2nd and 10th Amendments numerous times, but never the 3rd Amendment.  You know, the one that says, umm, you know, yeah I took Con Law and I teach in a law…
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Lawrence O’Donnell lectures Herman Cain on how to be black in the segregated South

Posted by  ▪  October 6, 2011
This is possibly the most offensive interview sequence I’ve ever seen. Lawrence O’Donnell lectures and snidely criticized Herman Cain, who was a minor when Rosa Parks refused to sit in the back of the bus in 1955 and in high school for the desegregation fights in the late 1950s and early 1960s, for not…
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Mark this day in the annals of Senate nuclear warfare

Posted by  ▪  October 6, 2011
I’ll admit I don’t understand all the intricacies of the U.S. Senate Rules, but moments ago Harry Reid pulled the “nuclear option” in order to prevent Republicans from forcing Senate Democrats to vote on Obama’s jobs bill. As reported by The Hill (h/t Marathon Pundit): In a shock development Thursday evening, Senate Majority Leader…
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They are narrowing the targets for intimidation

Posted by  ▪  October 6, 2011
The anti-1% street agitation is the fulfillment of a process we have seen unfold since Obama’s 2008 campaign, a process by which a group of various definitions of wealth is isolated and targeted for demagoguery. It was the Top 5%, then the Top 2%, now it’s down to the Top 1%. It is…
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Dear Mitt, did you ever own a rock?

Posted by  ▪  October 6, 2011
The smear is long gone from the front pages, but will live on forever in Rick Perry’s campaign: “I know for a fact that in 1984, that rock was painted over. It was painted over very soon, my family did that.” Silly you, Rick, you thought WaPo cared about the truth. The only thing…
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How can I support a candidate when I can’t stand other supporters of the candidate?

Posted by  ▪  October 6, 2011
It’s the age-old question. And it is not a theoretical question, as you know from recent experience here, because if I followed that line of thinking religiously, multiple remaining candidates would be crossed off my list. For example, David Frum is supporting Mitt Romney. But Frum has spent the past three years drumming up…
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#OccupyWhiteHouse2012 – The hashtag for the rest of us

Posted by  ▪  October 6, 2011
The silent majority. The ones who pay the bills, and the taxes, and the tuitions, and the pensions, and the benefits, for the people who falsely claim to be the 99%. The ones who did not graduate from the school of perpetual expectations and handouts. The ones who falsely have been called terrorists and…
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Media narrative

Posted by  ▪  October 6, 2011
Tea Party = Terrorists OccupyWallStreet = Heroes
 

#OccupyWallStreet has been seized by the very people against whom the protests should be directed

Posted by  ▪  October 6, 2011
Whatever Occupy Wall Street once was long ago (i.e., three weeks ago), the revolution has been seized by big labor, particularly public employee unions, as proudly reported yesterday in left-wing Mother Jones magazine, Occupy Wall Street, Powered by Big Labor: In late September, major labor unions mostly watched from the sidelines as the Occupy…
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Have you hugged your Kucinich today?

Posted by  ▪  October 6, 2011
Thanks to frequent photographer Jason, who writes: Taken a couple of weeks ago in Cary, NC…..this one seems to touch on most of the pillars of moonbattery…
 

Post-Palin reader poll – Who benefits?

Posted by  ▪  October 5, 2011
Which candidate will most benefit from Palin not running? NOT who do you want to win, but who will benefit. Poll open until 5 p.m. Thursday. Which candidate most benefits from Palin not running? (NOT who do you want to win)
 

Steve Jobs, R.I.P.

Posted by  ▪  October 5, 2011
Sad news.  Steve Jobs has died, not long after he resigned from Apple. My prior post about Jobs, An Apple what if. An American corporate hero.  He will be missed.  
 

Sarah Palin not running

Posted by  ▪  October 5, 2011
Just breaking on the Mark Levin Show.  Link to audio is here.  Written statement is here Not considering third party because would guarantee an Obama victory. My initial thoughts: Probably for the better in the drive to unseat Obama, but only because of the political corruption of the media and establishment Republicans, who have…
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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 will resume its relationships, but it sounds like a sell out to…
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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 protests, what possibly could go wrong? How is it that the 1% now are…
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