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More on the Widener Law School controversy

Posted by  ▪  August 19, 2011

As you know, I have been following the case of Widener Law School Professor Lawrence Connell for several months. Connell claimed that he was singled out by two students for false accusations of racism and sexism, and that the Widener

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Russ Feingold just says no to WI Dems hopes

Posted by  ▪  August 19, 2011

The great hope for Wisconsin Democrats has been that former Senator Russ Feingold would run in a recall election next year against Republican Gov. Scott Walker.  Since Democrats are likely to get enough signatures to force a recall, Democrats also

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Pièce de résistance

Posted by  ▪  August 19, 2011

Thanks to reader John who writes: I was walking around Portland, ME while on vacation last week, and this car made me think of you. Enjoy and keep up the good work.

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Rick Perry Vetting and Palinizing

Posted by  ▪  August 18, 2011

It’s coming too fast and furious, and in some cases is too bizarre, to summarize here.  And some of the charges are not worth repeating. While I’m sure his supporters are frustrated, they shouldn’t be. Better to get it all out

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The 1000

Posted by  ▪  August 18, 2011

Sometime today the 1,000th User registered here. Exactly two months after registration opened with the move away from Blogger, and about six weeks after The 500. I haven’t forgotten about Phase 2, it’s just that things have been a bit busy.

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If this is “halfway there,” can you imagine what “there” will be?

Posted by  ▪  August 18, 2011

It’s hopeless with the current man at top. Flickers of job hope quickly fade because there is a cloud hanging over the country’s economy and job growth: The number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week rose back

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Multiple Terrorist Attacks in Israel

Posted by  ▪  August 18, 2011

There were a series of coordinated terrorist attacks in Israel overnight (our time, noon Israeli time).  At least six people were killed, and the attacks apparently emanated, at least in part, from Egyptian territory. Israel Matzav is gathering the latest

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Obama Demands Israel Apologize To Islamist Erdogan For Stopping Terror Flotilla…Or Else!

Posted by  ▪  August 18, 2011

Israel Today reports that the Obama Administration has demanded that Israel apologize to Turkey for last Summer’s raid on the Mavi Marmara, a Turkish-flagged ship leading a “Freedom Flotilla” of “peace activists,” which attempted to break the blockade on the

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Bumper stickers work in mysterious ways

Posted by  ▪  August 18, 2011

On Tuesday I posted a video of Andrew Klavan debunking the “War Is Not The Answer” bumper sticker, and I thought to myself, funny how I haven’t seen one of those in Ithaca. So driving to campus Wednesday, what do

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Here come the concessions

Posted by  ▪  August 17, 2011

What was the first thing that popped into your mind when you read the post title? The Super-Committee, right?  When talks break down we’re going ”to make a series of dangerous unilateral concessions to try to convince” the Democrats “to come

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“Firebaggers” willing to take one for Team Obama

Posted by  ▪  August 17, 2011

This is really strange. The first time I heard the term “Firebagger” (a play on you know what) was when Joan Walsh (of Salon.com) and Jane Hamsher (of Firedoglake, hence the “Firebagger” term) had the race card played on them

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So tell me, again, about Paul Ryan

Posted by  ▪  August 17, 2011

New reports have surfaced (h/t CharlieSykes) that Paul Ryan is reconsidering his prior decision not to run for President: As Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan comes to a final decision about running for president, several top national conservatives are encouraging him to

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… and also to use the blood of Egyptian children to make Matzah

Posted by  ▪  August 17, 2011

No official incitement in the new Egypt, “Mossad plotted to harm Egyptian fertility”: Israeli citizen Ofir Harrari, recently accused by Egypt of spying for Israel, was allegedly involved in a complicated scheme intended to harm Egyptian reproduction abilities, Egypt’s official

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It’s the vacation, stupid

Posted by  ▪  August 17, 2011

Obama has a jobs plan.  He will tell us when he is ready.  Until then, just chill. It’s early in the day, but this Tweet by Mark Knoller of CBS News already is the winner of the Obama Jobs Plan Tweet

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