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Liberal women, conservative men, and “anger management”

Posted by  ▪  August 7, 2011

Yesterday I reported how the Dean of Widener Law School, Linda Ammons, had sentenced conservative law professor Lawrence Connell to a psychiatric evaluation and “anger management” therapy: Professor Connell will comply with all conditions and recommendations issued by the psychiatrist/psychologist,

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Wisconsin Dem Spokesman Threatens Reporter

Posted by  ▪  August 7, 2011

Graeme Zielinski, Communications Director for the Wisconsin Democratic Party, is quite a guy.  He was a focus of a post here last month when he tweeted that people should celebrate the 45th anniversay of Medicare by “punching a Republican.”  He then

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Somewhere in Texas, a village is missing …

Posted by  ▪  August 7, 2011

… the owner of this vehicle. Saw this in the parking lot of a local supermarket in Rhode Island:   Update: One LI reader took the post title as an insult, believing that I was referring to Texans and the

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Things falling apart

Posted by  ▪  August 6, 2011

Consider this just an ideas open thread. Keep it clean, children could be reading. I’ll start:  There is a deep sadness at the loss of members of SEAL Team 6.  Every soldier is valuable and mourned, but this tragedy seems

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Saturday Night Card Game (#BeforeBlackPresidents)

Posted by  ▪  August 6, 2011

This is the latest in a series on the use of the race card for political gain: It never ends. The attempt to turn disagreement with the policies of the Obama administration into a racial issue. In the past weeks, as

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The man who voted present now says “I told you so”

Posted by  ▪  August 6, 2011

Barack Obama never put forth a debt reduction plan.  Ever. All Obama did was talk in generalities about what he might be willing to consider as part of a “grand bargain,” but it always was vague, the equivalent of voting

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Widener Law School goes Soviet, demands law professor undergo psychiatric evaluation

Posted by  ▪  August 6, 2011

Lawrence Connell is a tenured law professor at Widener Law School in Delaware.  I have noted in prior posts that Connell was accused of a wide range of racist and sexist conduct directed at students in his classes and at

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So this means you’re voting for?

Posted by  ▪  August 6, 2011

Let me guess, you still will vote for The One because this bumper sticker was pre-2008, right? Spotted in my neighborhood in Rhode Island, on the same vehicle as in Thursday’s post:

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S&P Drops U.S. Credit Rating to AA+ // Obama and Reid’s Crowning Achievement

Posted by  ▪  August 5, 2011

S&P has dropped the U.S. credit rating from AAA to AA+: The United States’ credit rating was cut for the first time when Standard and  Poor’s lowered it from triple-A to AA+, citing the country’s looming deficit  burden and weak

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Deniers

Posted by  ▪  August 5, 2011

So who are the global warming deniers, the people who treat projections and models as the gospel truth, or the scientists who keep investigating and questioning? This report from the BBC leads one to conclude that those who most frequently

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We’ll take the jobs and economic growth, you keep the credentials

Posted by  ▪  August 5, 2011

One of the greatest mistakes we make is to confuse academic credentials with leadership. Barack Obama, who guards his transcripts like they’re the equivalent of the formula to Coke, presumably had very good grades at Harvard Law School because he graduated with

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They still hate us, but now they’re not afraid of us too

Posted by  ▪  August 5, 2011

The breadth and depth of the Obama’s administrations screwed up priorities is straggering. It’s not bad enough that they are on the wrong side of big government history domestically, we have witnessed a wholesale abdication of power abroad in a

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How bad must it be when banks don’t want your money

Posted by  ▪  August 5, 2011

This is a very curious development, via The Wall Street Journal: Bank of New York Mellon Corp. on Thursday took the extraordinary step of telling large clients it will charge them to hold cash. The unusual move means some U.S.

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Nonsense

Posted by  ▪  August 5, 2011

I told you this was coming. From Reuters via Yahoo, in explaining why the new unemployment numbers, while better than “expected,” still were not great: A stand-off between Democrats and Republicans over raising the country’s debt ceiling poisoned the atmosphere

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