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T-Paw Turns The Other Cheek To Bachmann

Posted by  ▪  August 15, 2011
In dropping out when he did, Tim Pawlenty may have done his apparent foe Michele Bachmann a big favor.   From their past scuffles in Minnesota politics to their fiery confrontation at last week’s debate to the fact that her defeating him in Iowa ultimately ended his campaign, it’s no secret…
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Now would be the time

Posted by  ▪  August 15, 2011
says The Wall Street Journal for a new candidate to enter the Republican race, since the current three leaders (Romney, Bachmann, Perry) are lacking: Republicans and independents are desperate to find a candidate who can appeal across the party’s disparate factions and offer a vision of how to constrain a runaway government…
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Don’t wish too hard for it

Posted by  ▪  August 15, 2011
He may pull the internet away from you.  After all, he created it. Thanks to reader Linda from Tennessee for sending along this bumper sticker photo:
 

Report – CNN, CBS and NY Times polls show CNN, CBS and NY Times anti-Tea Party strategy working

Posted by  ▪  August 14, 2011
There does seem something very circular about CNN, CBS and NY Times polling showing an increase in negative views of the Tea Party, considering that such negative views are driven by biased CNN, CBS and NY Times reporting blaming the Tea Party movement for the S&P downgrade of the U.S. credit rating and a host of…
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Subtle but true Tweet of the Day

Posted by  ▪  August 14, 2011
From Jim Treacher, get it? If not, click here.
 

Keep checking Chuck, keep checking

Posted by  ▪  August 14, 2011
Once again, the mainstream media is chasing after Sarah Palin as she visits various part of the country. Just like her early summer bus tour, I can’t help but laugh to see the likes of Chuck Todd breathlessly reporting such important events as Palin getting back in a minivan: As for where she’s heading,…
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Pawlenty drops out of race

Posted by  ▪  August 14, 2011
Via The NY Times: Tim Pawlenty, the former governor of Minnesota,  told supporters on a conference call Sunday morning that he is ending his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination after a disappointing third-place finish at the Iowa straw poll. Mr. Pawlenty thanked his supporters in an early-morning call, two participants said, but…
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Anyone but Bachmann

Posted by  ▪  August 14, 2011
As you know, I have zero tolerance for Republicans who trash talk Sarah Palin.  Three years of Palin Derangement Syndrome have made me allergic; Palin stands apart from other Republican candidates in that regard. There is only one candidate in the Republican field whose campaign staff has used trash talking Sarah Palin as a campaign…
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NSFW bumper upper

Posted by  ▪  August 14, 2011
But today is not a work day, so we should be okay.  And it’s a good thing the driver is from Maine and not Tennessee. Personally, I’m against profanity on bumper stickers.  Children could be watching. So I would have used the following wording instead:  “Obama:  The Quicker Mucker Upper.”  Okay, so I…
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Saturday Night Card Game (Mainstream media made up of freaked-out race card players)

Posted by  ▪  August 13, 2011
This is the latest in a series on the use of the race card for political gain: It is hard for the mainstream media to outdo itself in its attempt to portray the Tea Party movement as racist. But CNBC reporter Meredith Whitney may have accomplished the feat when she declared that the…
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Narratives

Posted by  ▪  August 13, 2011
It’s hard to believe the media narrative about Palin ever could change. But it could change among the less crazed. MSNBC always will be foaming at the mouth, but others would have a hard time keeping up the hate. Update:  To readers complaining about how Bachmann was portrayed in the CNN clip, they…
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The only surprising thing about the attack on Althouse

Posted by  ▪  August 13, 2011
One of the usual anti-Scott Walker suspects hanging outside the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison didn’t like the fact that Ann Althouse was filming the moonbats tooting their horns, so he decided to try to grab the camera from her, grabbed her as well, and in the attempt was pulled off…
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Something rotten in Berkeley

Posted by  ▪  August 13, 2011
No surprise here.  Jewish students at the University of California, Berkeley, have filed a lawsuit (h/t) claiming that university officials have failed to protect Jewish students from harassment and intimidation by anti-Israeli groups: A pattern of harassment and physical assaults by members of two Muslim student groups at the University of California, Berkeley…
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Obama: I’m being vilified just like MLK, Jr.

Posted by  ▪  August 13, 2011
James Taranto has a post The Great Deflation (via Instapundit) in which he writes that: Like a leaky balloon, Barack Obama keeps getting smaller. Taranto compares Obama’s lofty rhetoric during the 2008 campaign, when he grandly proclaimed that “this was the moment when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our…
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First we had hope, then we had change, now we’re just …

Posted by  ▪  August 13, 2011
… BROKE. Thanks to reader and photographer William who took this photo in Austin, TX, and writes: I ran into another rare bumper sticker here in the great liberal city of Austin, Texas. It appears the liberals are starting to run scared, and the conservatives are bravely stepping up and making themselves known
 

In the beginning …

Posted by  ▪  August 12, 2011
or pretty close to the beginning of the blogosphere, there was Instapundit, which just celebrated its 10th birthday. Here’s the story:
 

“Most people … have had it with the seemingly endless elections”

Posted by  ▪  August 12, 2011
Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker appeared on the Morning Joe show this morning, and was fabulous.  He completely disarmed Mika Brezinski and Joe Scarborough. Walker made the case for the success of what Republicans have done so far, and Wisconsin’s improving economic fortunes. Walker also hit on a topic I posted about yesterday, the fact…
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