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Post-Debate Tweet of the Day

Posted by  ▪  September 8, 2011

I thought Romney did well last night, as did Perry (although expectations were higher for Perry).  Newt was the star. But, Romney’s post-debate performance by his messaging team was horrid, playing the “kill social security card” on Perry.  We can

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Ann Coulter’s Moment of Weakness

Posted by  ▪  September 8, 2011

On The O’Reilly Factor (with Laura Ingraham sitting in) the other night, Ann Coulter claimed the status of the only brave conservative on TV willing to criticize Sarah Palin (full transcript at the link, video here): And it doesn’t really matter,

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Let the Libya “unexpected” consequences begin

Posted by  ▪  September 8, 2011

Such as a “no fly zone” over all of northern Africa, spreading across the globe, because while we broke Muammar Gaddafi’s army, we didn’t fix the problem of tens of thousands of mobile surface-to-air missiles. As reported by the Christian

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They have tried everything, but it’s still Detroit

Posted by  ▪  September 8, 2011

They tried, that’s for sure: On Sunday, September 14 [2008] at 2:00 p.m. in Detroit’s riverside Hart Plaza, more than a thousand individuals of every faith are expected to join together for “I Lift Detroit in prayer.” This interfaith ceremony

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Republican Reagan Library Debate – Open (Tweet of the Night added)

Posted by  ▪  September 7, 2011

Not going to be “live blogging” it, but will make some observations. Your comments are welcome. Update 8:40 p.m. – at the first break, I can’t say there are any clear winners or losers.  Romney is doing well, dealing with

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Maybe they all will break out in song during Obama’s speech, on a Gibson guitar

Posted by  ▪  September 7, 2011

I wonder if he will get a shout out during the speech: Henry Juszkiewicz, the CEO of Gibson Guitar, will attend President Obama’s address to Congress on Thursday as a guest of Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.). Federal agents raided Gibson

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The Nanny State Doesn’t Like Competition

Posted by  ▪  September 7, 2011

From babysitters, that is. From the WSJ: [A proposed bill in California] would require parents to pay caregivers over the age of 18 minimum wage plus overtime, allow a 10-minute rest every four hours and a half-hour meal break after

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Silence is golden and speaks louder than any teleprompter

Posted by  ▪  September 7, 2011

Love this move: Republicans have decided they’re not going to give a  rebuttal to President Obama’s jobs speech later this week, a decision House  Democratic Leader Nancy  Pelosi took as a high affront to the White  House. At least three GOP

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Erick Erickson: “moving on from Sarah Palin is like leaving Scientology”

Posted by  ▪  September 7, 2011

I guess that makes me a Scientologist, because I’ve posted repeatedly that Palin holds a special position because there is no one — not even George W. Bush — who has been the subject of the Democratic, mainstream media and left-blogosphere smear

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“Smart Girl” Janis Kelly for Mayor … of Ithaca!

Posted by  ▪  September 7, 2011

You want to see me spike the football so hard the earth will shake harder than in the D.C. Earthquake? You have not seen anything like what will take place here if Janis Kelly, Republican and unabashed Tea Party supporter,

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I accept no responsibility

Posted by  ▪  September 7, 2011

for bumper stickers in a foreign language, or in Spanish.  But I get the gist of this one just by trying to pronounce it. Thanks to reader John in Texas who writes: Recent reports have President Obama’s popularity slipping in

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NY9 prediction

Posted by  ▪  September 6, 2011

There’s an interesting race shaping up in heavily Democratic NY9 to fill the seat vacated by Anthony Weiner (whose Twitter account was proven by the left-blogosphere to have been hacked by Andrew Breitbart, until it turned out it wasn’t). Republican Bob

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Just what Wisconsin doesn’t need, an open mtgs rule for Sup Ct deliberations

Posted by  ▪  September 6, 2011

Wisconsin Supreme Court Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson appears to have lost not only the confidence of some Justices on the Court, but the ability to lead the Court. The latest incident, in which (liberal) Justice Ann Walsh Bradley charged with fist

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Jet propelled back home

Posted by  ▪  September 6, 2011

from overseas to the U.S.A. Good afternoon, all! I’m back from my summer at The Wall Street Journal Europe where I interned as a Bartley Fellow. I’m now in my senior year at Cornell & I will try to post here

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