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Iran Demands UK Restraint With Protesters, Seeks To Send Human Rights Delegation To Observe

Posted by  ▪  August 10, 2011

Reports the Jerusalem Post: As riots have spread across the UK leading to hundreds of arrests and the death of one 26-year-old man, Iran has called on British police to avoid using violence against rioters and demonstrators, and to show “restraint” when dealing with protesters, Iranian

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The Battle of Wisconsin was not Democrats’ finest hour

Posted by  ▪  August 10, 2011

Never in the field of human conflict have so many been so disappointed so frequenttly in so short a period of time at so high a cost of money with so few lessons learned.     [Yes, I know the

 

“I can see 2012 from my house”

Posted by  ▪  August 10, 2011

Great reaction to yesterday’s Wisconsin recall elections, from blogger Lexington Green at Chicago Boyz (via Instapundit).  Read the whole thing.  Leaves me with that “wish I’d said that” feeling: The people have spoken.  Again. Get used to it. Next: More

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Republican super-committee members – Any weak links?

Posted by  ▪  August 10, 2011

Yesterday Harry Reid appointed John Kerry, Patty Murray and Max Baucus. Today Republicans appointed: Speaker John A. Boehner chose three senior Republican House memebrs: Jeb Hensarling of Texas, and Dave Camp and Fred Upton, both from Michigan. Mr. Hensarling, who

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London Rioters Ran Rampant Over Disarmed Populace

Posted by  ▪  August 10, 2011

As thugs have been burning, beating, and stealing their way through London, citizens of that disarmed society had little to defend themselves with as the police were completely overwhelmed. I have the utmost respect for police officers and the work

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Salon.com grasping at anti-Rick Perry straws

Posted by  ▪  August 10, 2011

To say that Justin Elliott of Salon.com has it out for Rick Perry is an understatement. Last month I focused on Elliott’s fruitless attempt to paint Perry as a neo-confederate by association.  Now Elliott is trying to paint Perry as,

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The Wisconsin Recalls Are Not Over

Posted by  ▪  August 10, 2011

Yes, you are celebrating.  But the Wisconsin Senate recall elections are not over. Republicans have a chance to deliver a political coup de grâce to the national union and Democratic intimidation tactics next Tuesday when there are two elections seeking to

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Wisconsin Recall Tweet of the Night

Posted by  ▪  August 10, 2011

What a night.  Thanks to all those who stopped by and commented. I thought this tweet perfectly captured the evening:

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You mean like the ones

Posted by  ▪  August 10, 2011

… who said the Tea Party was a bunch of violent extremists, that Kloppenburg would beat Prosser, and the Dems would take back the Wisconsin Senate? Why so skeptical?  They have journalism degrees, and you don’t. Taken by the wife yesterday

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Wisconsin Recall Results (R4, D2) // Republicans Hold Senate – Victory Dance Added

Posted by  ▪  August 9, 2011

Polls closed at 8 p.m. Central.  Will be updating through the night with the most recent news at the top.   Updates or tips in the comments would be appreciated.  Democrats need to take three races to take control of the Senate

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John “Tea Party Downgrade” Kerry named to Super Committee

Posted by  ▪  August 9, 2011

along with Patty “Why Won’t the Koch Brothers Donate to Democrats?” Murray, and Max “Obamacare creates near chaos” Baucus.  (via HotAir) What possibly could go wrong?  Or right (is Baucus a weak link?)? Analysis, please.

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#LondonRiots Tweet of the Day

Posted by  ▪  August 9, 2011

Tweet of the day (yesterday, technically, but I saw it today): The runner-up:

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Class warfare has consequences

Posted by  ▪  August 9, 2011

Obama plays with fire with his relentless class warfare. It tears at the seams which hold a country together. Demonizing the “top 2%” and claiming they don’t “pay their fair share” is not harmless when it is the singular focus

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Cornell Study: ObamaCare includes up to $66 billion in unexpected subsidies

Posted by  ▪  August 9, 2011

Cornell professor of policy analysis Dr. Richard Burkhauser, along with Sean Lyons and Indiana University’s Dr. Kosali Simon, has released a study showing that the ObamaCare legislation provides a significant incentive for employers and their employees to take advantage of

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