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Widener Law School loses major donor over Connell case

Posted by  ▪  August 24, 2011

I posted on Saturday about Alumni Resignations at Widener Law School In Wake of Connell Case. I noted that Widener had confirmed that “[a] member of the Board of Overseers for the School of Law and a member of the

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We shore waz

Posted by  ▪  August 24, 2011

Thanks to reader Michael for the photo of a car he spotted in Melbourne, Florida. What is it about Melbourne, Florida?  

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Earthquake!

Posted by  ▪  August 23, 2011

How could I not. Twitter is abuzz.  My tweets have been momentous and perceptive.  Not to mention prescient:   Did anything actually happen? Update:  The President is safe:

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I was right about taking the debt deal

Posted by  ▪  August 23, 2011

I was right when I said Republicans should take the debt deal, as bad as it was, because otherwise any negative consequences would provide Obama an excuse for his own failures. And I was right. Polling in the three weeks

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Mark your calendars, Kathleen returns

Posted by  ▪  August 23, 2011

You doubted she would, after working for The Wall Street Journal in London. But it is to be. Mark your calendars for September 6.

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Boycott Divest Sanction and Destroy Israel Movement

Posted by  ▪  August 23, 2011

When they say Boycott Divest and Sanction Israel, they don’t really mean it.  Those are just code words for Destroy Israel. Below is a video of a demonstration in London as part of the BDS(D) movement, via @EliLake, who notes At

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The right result in Strauss-Kahn case

Posted by  ▪  August 23, 2011

It’s close to over, as prosecutors have moved to dismiss the indictment finding the alleged victim to be truth-challenged: When they moved Monday to drop the biggest case on  their docket, the woman was portrayed as its fatal weakness. She “has

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Taking from the windless to give to the windy

Posted by  ▪  August 23, 2011

You know how much Obama loves windmills, and how overblown is the future of wind power. In Britain they have been pushing wind power far harder and longer than we have, and it is turning into a fiasco of subsidies from

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Uh oh, Saif al-Islam free and talking

Posted by  ▪  August 22, 2011

Contrary to rebel claims, Saif al-Islam, son and heir apparent of Moammar al-Qaddafi, has not been captured and is free and talking to reporters in Tripoli. Video was shown on Fox News and CNN of Saif al-Islam at a hotel in

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Paul Ryan not running

Posted by  ▪  August 22, 2011

Makes sense.  Very good guy, but didn’t seem to have his heart in it. Via ABC: After much speculation and some pressure from fellow Republicans, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin and the House Budget Committee Chairman, says he is NOT running

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Obama’s broken clock foreign policy

Posted by  ▪  August 22, 2011

I just listened to Obama’s statement on Libya, and while he didn’t spike the football, he’s pretty proud of himself. And, if as it now appears Qaddafi is gone, and if what replaces him is not even worse, then Obama

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“Why are you not in Palestine fighting for the cause?”

Posted by  ▪  August 22, 2011

This is classic (h/t BlazingCatFur). A member of the anti-Israel Boycott Divest Sanction movement (we’ve seen their moonbat tactics before) confronted Muslim shop owners in London demanding that they not sell Israeli products.  The shop owners were not intimidated and demanded

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Rove

Posted by  ▪  August 22, 2011

This video of Karl Rove handing Bill Burton (former Obama press spokesman) his head on a platter has made the rounds.  Burton played the “blame Bush” and “blame Republicans” game as an excuse for all of Obama’s failures, and Rove eviscerated

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The problem with relying on taxing the rich …

Posted by  ▪  August 22, 2011

… in order to pay for your grand spending plans is that sometimes you run out of rich: … based on 2009 IRS figures, … the number of taxpayers reporting annual income over $1 million fell 39 percent between 2007

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