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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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Rhode Island leads the way (into the fiscal abyss)

Posted by  ▪  September 6, 2011

You know all about Rhode Island’s pension and other fiscal problems stemming from an out-of-control public sector which made promises which could be kept only under the most rosy of scenarios, in a state almost completely controlled by unions: Is

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Michele Bachmann doubles down on Ed Rollins

Posted by  ▪  September 6, 2011

Michele Bachmann is doubling down on Ed Rollins, even though health concerns (allegedly) are the reason he will not run her campaign on a day-to-day basis: Sources close to Rep. Michele Bachmann tell National Review Online that the Minnesota Republican

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Obama’s Speech to a Joint Session of Bumper Stickers

Posted by  ▪  September 6, 2011

This vehicle looks like a preview of the one liners in Obama’s upcoming speech to a Joint Session of Congress. Thanks to commenter Stark who writes: I figured you’d get a kick out this one. This is one of the finer

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Is this the fight Democrats really want to have?

Posted by  ▪  September 5, 2011

Obama seems to think that just what this country needs is a big fight over which party is more patriotic. At least that’s the fight Obama is picking in his speech today in Detroit and reportedly in his upcoming speech to Congress and

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“President Obama, this is your army. We are ready to march. Let’s take these son of bitches out…”

Posted by  ▪  September 5, 2011

Obama gave a speech today.  It was in Detroit. Jimmy Hoffa Jr. set the tone as the warm up act (video links below)(h/t @allahpundit): Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa had some profane, combative words for Republicans while warming up the crowd for President

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