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U.N. Appoints Fox As Chairman Of Committee on Henhouse Security (Again)

Posted by  ▪  June 30, 2011
The same institution that put countries such as Libya, Cuba, and Saudi Arabia on their  Human Rights Council and Iran on their Commission on the Status of Women has now put North Korea in charge of their Conference on Disarmament. Absurdities such as this are inevitable because the United Nations operates on…
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Why don’t you tell us how you really feel?

Posted by  ▪  June 30, 2011
First it was O Chit, now this. Sent in by reader Leslie who writes:  “Spotted on the back glass window in Jacksonville, FL on a Nissan truck.” I’m not sure where we go from here.
 

Bad Omen for Obama Fundraising?

Posted by  ▪  June 29, 2011
A reader forwarded me this e-mail received from Obama’s fundraising operation, titled “They’re Wrong,” which suggests that Obama is anticipating weak fundraising numbers.  The full e-mail is in the image below (click to enlarge), but here is the key portion (emphasis mine): We’re closing the books on the first fundraising quarter of…
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The sum of all their fears

Posted by  ▪  June 29, 2011
…. ” I like to say that for the black community, nothing will change until we learn to love our children more than we love the Democratic party.” Some thoughts from the speaker here, and others here and here.
 

Obama Surrogates Kick Off Mediscare Campaign

Posted by  ▪  June 29, 2011
You may remember “Priorities USA,” the group former White House spokesman Bill Burton started back in April. Reports at the time indicated that the new “super PAC” will follow the new rules dictated by the Citizens United case, meaning that they can accept unlimited, undisclosed contributions from corporations and labor unions. This is a…
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Obama press conference – false choices and demagoguery

Posted by  ▪  June 29, 2011
I watched Obama’s press conference today, and he is a wonder to behold.  He is a relentless demagogue who plays Americans against Americans and sets up false choices as part of a class warfare agenda. Here’s a false choice (my rough transcription) which jumped out at me during the Q&A: “Republican leaders need…
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A First Challenger for Sheldon Whitehouse

Posted by  ▪  June 29, 2011
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), who has lashed out repeatedly at Republicans and the Tea Party movement, is up for reelection. Whitehouse has a lot of money in the bank, and surely will use his connections to the White House in the campaign, but is vulnerable. While there are a number of…
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More Democratic Self-Dealing: National Council of La Raza Funding Nearly Triples After Obama Hires Lobbyist, Provides Ethics Waiver

Posted by  ▪  June 29, 2011
This story is not getting nearly the attention it deserves, so I’m highlighting it here.  In January 2009, President Obama appointed National Council of La Raza (NCLR) Vice President for Research, Advocacy, and Legislation Cecilia Munoz to be his Director of the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs. Since then, federal funds to NCLR…
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He’s got joe Biden, He’s got joe Biden!

Posted by  ▪  June 29, 2011
And you can too for only $5 and a prayer. You might be a winner! What an embarrassment.
 

What have I missed?

Posted by  ▪  June 28, 2011
I’ve been away from the blog for, oh, seven hours. Are we still the ones we have been waiting for? Is there anything he’s not willing to sell or raffle off to get reelected? Have any more people piled on Michele Bachmann? Is the Chief Cheesehead of the Supreme Court of Wisconsin still helping bring…
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Politico’s Thinly Thought Out Hit Piece On Bachmann

Posted by  ▪  June 28, 2011
I told myself I wasn’t going to do this, because it’s Ed Rollins’ job, but the blatent bias of Politico’s article, Michele Bachmann’s thin legislative resume, requires pointing out Politico’s thinly thought-out attack. Here is the money line on page one of the Politico article: Now in her third House term, Bachmann has never…
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Does Dane County Sheriff have conflict in Prosser-Bradley Investigation?

Posted by  ▪  June 28, 2011
As mentioned yesterday, Dane County Sheriff David Mahoney is leading an investigation into allegations that Justice David Prosser put a “chokehold” on Justice Ann Walsh Bradley, and counter-allegations that Bradley initiated physical contact. One of the witnesses was Chief Justice Shirley Abrahamson, who has a long history of verbal conflict with Prosser.  Sheriff…
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O kay, we get the point

Posted by  ▪  June 28, 2011
Spotted by reader Linda in Murfreesboro, TN:
 

Wisconsin will be losing a Supreme Court Justice, we just don’t know which one yet

Posted by  ▪  June 27, 2011
The Wisconsin Supreme Court scuffle is moving in a direction where Justice Ann Walsh Bradley is going to have to back up her allegations that Justice David Prosser put her in a “choke hold.” As indicated at the link, there are conflicting reports as to who initiated physical contact, and what…
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Blago Verdict Watch // Update – Guilty on 17 Counts

Posted by  ▪  June 27, 2011
The end may be near.  CBS is reporting that jurors have informed the court they have reached agreement on 18 of 20 counts.  Updates to follow (most recent on top): It’s over - Blago was found Guilty on 17 Counts, Not Guilty on one Count, and there was no verdict on two…
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Planned Chaos

Posted by  ▪  June 27, 2011
The Anchoress argues that all that is going wrong is planned chaos, not mere incompetence. Which gives me an excuse to link to a post I did in which I saw chaos as the means towards the end, creating the opportunity to achieve things otherwise not possible (see, Rahm Emanuel).  Quoting from Abbie Hoffman’s…
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Gaza Flotilla of Fools (open thread)

Posted by  ▪  June 27, 2011
I’ll be updating links and reports about the Gaza Flotilla 2 throughout the day, although if someone just happened to fall off one of the ships, maybe I’ll do a separate post.  Feel free to add in links in the comments. Israel Matzav has a good excerpt from an op-ed in The…
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