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They Soooo Want To Be Like The Egyptian Protesters

Posted by  ▪  February 22, 2011
The attempts of the union protesters in Madison, Wisconsin, to compare themselves to Egyptian protesters is reaching comical proportions.Sure, we saw all the silly, and sometimes threatening, signs.But now Think Progress has a headline (also image right) accusing Gov. Scott Walker of deliberately cutting off internet access for protesters, just like…
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Learn Liberty, Really

Posted by  ▪  February 22, 2011
The Institute for Humane Studies, seemingly the epicenter of all pro-liberty events, funding, and seminars, has expanded to include videos from some of their scholars on a new website. LearnLiberty.org has just been launched, but it has already proved to be a great resource. It’s hard to get a friend to…
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Me On DaTechGuy’s Radio Show

Posted by  ▪  February 22, 2011
On Saturday, February 19, 2011, I was a guest on DaTechGuy’s radio show on WCRN 830 True Talk Radio, a 50,000 watt superstation in New England.  We touched on the Sherrod v. Breitbart lawsuit, the Wisconsin union battle, the federal budget cuts passed by the House, and other issues of the…
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Maybe There’s A Good Reason Gov. Scott Walker Exempted The Police

Posted by  ▪  February 22, 2011
from his plan to scale back (not eliminate) collective bargaining for state workers.  And contrary to the general mainstream media spin that Walker was rewarding a politically supportive group, perhaps Walker realized that when contronting the public sector unions, he would need all the protection he could get (image via Daily Caller):There…
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You May Be al-Qaradawi’s Next Fatwa

Posted by  ▪  February 22, 2011
Egyptian Cleric Yusuf al-Qaradawi has issued a fatwa calling for the killing of Muammar al-Gaddafi.  How could anyone be opposed to taking out the guy who killed over 250 people on Pan Am 103 and who now is killing protesters in the streets?Certainly not me, but let’s put some historical perspective on some of al-Qaradawi’s…
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A Treehugging Skydiving Naïf

Posted by  ▪  February 22, 2011
Spotted in Ithaca this morning, a pretty unusual combination of bumper stickers.  ——————————————–Related Posts:Bumper Stickers – The SeriesFollow me on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTubeVisit the Legal Insurrection Shop on CafePress!
 

Obama Pushed Mubarek Out The Door But Has Been Silent About Gaddafi

Posted by  ▪  February 21, 2011
The Obama administration was very active in sheparding Hosni Mubarek out of power in Egypt, yet has been almost silent until today about Muammar Gaddafi, even as Libyan troops have used aircraft to bomb protesters.Explanation?——————————————–Follow me on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTubeVisit the Legal Insurrection Shop on CafePress!
 

ROTC Politics

Posted by  ▪  February 21, 2011
K.McCaffrey — In light of the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, it has been interesting to watch the way certain schools have reconsidered hosting a ROTC program on their campuses. As far as New York City schools go, currently only Fordham University in the Bronx hosts ROTC training for students…
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TeaPartyTracker.org Fails

Posted by  ▪  February 21, 2011
As I reported last September, TeaPartyTracker.org was formed by the NAACP, Think Progress, Media Matters and NewLeft Media to “monitor racism and other forms of extremism within the Tea Party movement.”In fact, TeaPartyTracker.org never really served a monitoring function; it merely served as another outlet for Think Progress and Media Matters…
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Website Loading Problems?

Posted by  ▪  February 21, 2011
I have received some e-mails from readers complaining that the blog is loading slowly or is generating “flash” errors.If you have had such problems, please post in the comments, so I can try to ascertain the problem.Of course, using Blogger gives me almost no control over such things, but identifying the…
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Buy Sabra and Tribe Hummus

Posted by  ▪  February 21, 2011
The worldwide Boycott Divest Sanction (BDS) campaign against Israel has mostly been a failure in the U.S., but that does not stop brainwashed youth brigades from trying to delegitimze Israel anyway.Via IsraellyCool comes this video posted by the Philadelphia wing of the BDS movement, trying stop a supermarket chain from carrying Sabra and Tribe brand hummus, which are…
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On Bended Knees

Posted by  ▪  February 21, 2011
The Obama administration came close to what many of us have feared would happen, abandoning Israel at the U.N.Yes, the U.S. finally – after a sustained bipartisan Congressional outcry — did veto a one-sided and politically opportunistic resolution pushed by the Palestinian Authority declaring Israeli settlement construction anywhere beyond the 1967…
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The Yuppie Revolution In Egypt Is Over, The Islamist Revolution Has Begun

Posted by  ▪  February 20, 2011
When it came to overthrowing Hosni Mubarek, the western media thrust itself into the situation and portrayed the uprising as a western-style demand for freedom.The television screens were filled with stories of relatively western figures such as Google employee Wael Ghonim, who became the face of the new Egypt — educated,…
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Good Morning NY Times Commenter “Phil CT” – This Is Your Wake Up Call

Posted by  ▪  February 20, 2011
To its credit, The New York Times ran the video produced by the Wisconsin Republican Party of signs carried by union protesters against the Governor of Wisconsin (featured in my post here), under the headline Republicans Accuse Liberals of Hateful Rhetoric in Wisconsin:The Republican Party of Wisconsin has produced a striking web video highlighting…
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Obamacare Starts Early In Madison – Free Sick Notes For Progressives!

Posted by  ▪  February 19, 2011
We have seen the future of the health care system, and it is the doctors on the streets of Madison, Wisconsin, handing out free sick notes to public sector union members so they can fraudulently collect their pay for missing work.Boy, oh boy, I can’t wait for Obamacare.  Politicized medicine, massive…
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Saturday Night Card Game (Uh-Oh, We’ve Run Out Of Letters To Substitute For Bad Words)

Posted by  ▪  February 19, 2011
This is the latest in a series on the use of the race card for political gain:Paul Daniels is a famous British magician, who among other things, performance a Crusher Illusion:   But it’s going to take some special magic for Daniels to win the Saturday Night Card Game tonight, because…
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A New Breed

Posted by  ▪  February 19, 2011
In Annandale, VA there is an election every year to appoint the president of the Civic Association: This past election, to make the meeting move faster, only the names and qualifications of the candidates were announced. Running for president, Ms. Beatha Lee was described as a relatively new resident, interested in…
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