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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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What is wrong with this picture?

Posted by  ▪  June 27, 2011
Spotted by reader Steve last week in Maryland Delaware.   In his e-mail to me, Steve pointed out a problem, see if you can figure it out.
 

Gaza flotilla protesters to flood State Dept phones singing “Let My People Go”

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2011
You can’t make this stuff up.   Really, is there anything more pathetic than Americans like Greta Berlin who are participating in the Gaza flotilla, set to sail tomorrow? Six of their boats have been detained in Greece.   Berlin, who blames the U.S., has put out a call for supporters to flood the State…
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This is your brain, this is your brain in fluorescent light

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2011
We approach the end of the light bulb as we know it, unless the revolution succeeds.  Even so, it’s doubtful the lost jobs will return, so the Mexican incandescent light bulb smuggling routes will open soon. Nonetheless,  I thought this would be a good time to publish once again the operatic ode to…
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Operation Chaos – Wisconsin Recall Primary Edition

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2011
Hey, they’ve run fake Tea Party candidates against us to siphon off votes from Republicans, so I can’t get upset over the fact that Republicans are running “fake” Democrats in the primaries for the Wisconsin special elections in which Republican Senators are targeted. By requiring Democrats challenging sitting Republican Senators to h…
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Is Generalissimo Francisco “Hugo” Chavez Still Alive?

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2011
There are no clear reports. Some say dead, some say dying, some say planning a triumphant return having beaten the disease which the Yankee-imperialist dogs used to try to kill him through the agents of the Zionist Entity. In anticipation of the worst/best, here goes:
 

Chris Wallace Palinizes Michele Bachmann

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2011
The narrative already was being set, the Palinization of Michele Bachmann, but now that Fox News has joined in, it’s all but over as to the Michele Bachmann narrative if she makes it to a general election (including as to V.P.). It’s a question to which there is no good answer because…
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Applying The Weiner Test To The WI Sup Ct Scuffle

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2011
The facts are murky so far as to the alleged altercation between Wisconsin Supreme Court Justices David Prosser and Ann Walsh Bradley. Byron York and Ann Althouse have good round-ups of the competing leaks and press releases, and the highly suspicious involvement of Soros-funded “investigative” journalists in spreading the story. One thing is…
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Help Me Beat The Filters

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2011
I posted the other day about a reader having the new url (www.legalinsurrection.com) blocked at work as a porn site, whereas the prior “.blogspot.com” address was not.  (Some government-employed readers previously wrote that all “.blogspot.com” addresses were blocked depending upon the agency, but that was not specific to me.) I think I know why. …
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On what rational basis does NY State now deny polyamorous clusters the right to marry?

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2011
The slippery slope argument.  Perhaps the best (or worst) example is the scene from Animal House in which an attempt by the student disciplinary council to discipline Delta House is turned into, through a series of slips and slopes, an alleged attack on the United States of America.  Slippery slope arguments have a…
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It’s too late for Obama to send in the Marines

Posted by  ▪  June 26, 2011
Spotted on Friday in Ithaca:
 

Saturday Night Card Game (Saggingpantsophobia)

Posted by  ▪  June 25, 2011
This is the latest in a series on the use of the race card for political gain: Some guy apparently was permitted by US Airways to board a plane wearing almost only women’s underwear (image here, put down uncovered drinks before viewing). I’m not sure on what basis US Airways could have stopped…
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My Take On NY Gay Marriage Bill

Posted by  ▪  June 25, 2011
If you believe that “powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people,” then you have to agree that states control their own legal definitions of marriage, and that such definitions are subject…
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