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I think polls close tonight

Posted by  ▪  April 3, 2012

I think polls close tonight

Posted by
4/3/2012 at 8:22pm
Somewhere. If so, and if there are results, at some point I’ll get around to it.  (As I’m writing, Romney wins big in MD)(and also, Wisconsin, now) In the meantime, some updates from prior topics (and maybe some new): Details on the plane crash which killed the founder of Neptunus Lex.  (original post)  And…
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It’s the forensics, stupid

Posted by  ▪  April 3, 2012

It’s the forensics, stupid

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4/3/2012 at 4:47pm
Piers Morgan interviewed crime writer Patricia Cornwell as to how critical forensics — such as bullet distance and trajectory — will be. Since no one, except perhaps the investigators, has that evidence so far, anyone who is speculating on what happend is just speculating. The transcript is here, and includes a segment with…
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Actually, “Good for the Jews”

Posted by  ▪  April 3, 2012

Actually, “Good for the Jews”

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4/3/2012 at 2:58pm
Ah, Facebook.  Via The Shark Tank: Jew hate is nothing new, but within the Democratic National Committee, this is clearly unchartered territory. DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s ol’ staffer and newly named the DNC’s Jewish Outreach Liason Dani Gilbert refers to herself an her fellow khevre (khev’∙reh) as “Jewbags.” Oy Veh! Can you…
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Obamaworries

Posted by  ▪  April 3, 2012

Obamaworries

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4/3/2012 at 2:06pm
The normally supportive commentariat is not happy, for a variety of reasons: My law school classmate Ruth Marcus, WaPo, Obama’s unsettling attack on the Supreme Court: “I would lament a ruling striking down the individual mandate, but I would not denounce it as conservative justices run amok.  Listening to the arguments and…
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From seeking justice to obstruction of justice

Posted by  ▪  April 3, 2012

From seeking justice to obstruction of justice

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4/3/2012 at 10:45am
I will grant the Martin family enormous deference in the way they interact with the media.  They lost a child.  Whatever the facts of this case end up being, they lost a child.  Whatever the legal outcome ends ups being, they lost a child.  They are doing what parents are supposed to…
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NY Post outdoes even itself

Posted by  ▪  April 3, 2012

NY Post outdoes even itself

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4/3/2012 at 8:54am
This article at the NY Post about Chris Christie’s visit to the Wailing Wall in Jerusalem fairly is characterized as “one long fat joke.” New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie made a huge impression at Israel’s Western Wall yesterday during his first official overseas trip as head of the Garden State. Christie, wearing a yarmulke…
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What makes this presidential election different from all other elections?

Posted by  ▪  April 3, 2012

What makes this presidential election different from all other elections?

Posted by
4/3/2012 at 7:00am
In all other elections we just vote. In this election we vote bitterly. From reader Carroll, spotted in Tucson the other day:
 

Hey Obama, know what else those unelected judges have?

Posted by  ▪  April 2, 2012

Hey Obama, know what else those unelected judges have?

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4/2/2012 at 8:25pm
Aw, a bunch of unelected judges may have a different view of the Constitution than Barack Obama, and may overturn a law passed by Congress. That never has happened before. The thing is, those judges may not be elected, and may not have any divisions. But they have one thing, long memories: The other thing…
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Noted photo-analyst blogger now just seeing what he wants to see

Posted by  ▪  April 2, 2012

Noted photo-analyst blogger now just seeing what he wants to see

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4/2/2012 at 5:11pm
There are going to be a lot of people beclowning themselves in the rush to judgment to convict George Zimmerman before the facts are known. With every new piece of information, proclamations are made that the information destroys Zimmerman’s claim of self defense, only to have to walk back those proclamations or…
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Ann Coulter’s fragging

Posted by  ▪  April 2, 2012

Ann Coulter’s fragging

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4/2/2012 at 2:10pm
Ann Coulter’s Romney-promoting long ago went far beyond Romney promoting, into cheap shots against the Tea Party movement and just about anyone who was not on Team Romney.  Much like the caustic Jennifer Rubin, insulting the people Romney will need to unite behind him seems to be Coulter’s schtick. My prior posts from this…
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Are we really doing that well?

Posted by  ▪  April 2, 2012

Are we really doing that well?

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4/2/2012 at 11:49am
There’s pretty much doom and gloom all the time in the right blogosphere. Most of the bloggers I follow are having a hard time staying away from sharp objects as we glance towards November and the possibility of the teflon president tefloning his way towards a tefloned personal popularity by the tefloning mainstream…
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Not equal opportunity mockers

Posted by  ▪  April 2, 2012

Not equal opportunity mockers

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4/2/2012 at 10:03am
Hollywood constantly has its thumb on the political scale. Whether it’s late night talk show hosts, SNL, or sitcoms, the political pressure always heads in one direction: Sunday’s episode of “Mad Men” — the popular drama about an ad agency in the 1960s — gave a nod to the current political scene, with…
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A hoodie walked into a bank ….

Posted by  ▪  April 2, 2012

A hoodie walked into a bank ….

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4/2/2012 at 8:43am
Via Columbus (OH) Dispatch: Three bank robberies are the crime of the week in the Crime Stoppers program. In all three cases, the robber wore a baseball cap and a hoodie and gave the teller a note demanding money. He was described as white, in his late 20s to early 30s, about 5 feet…
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Call Scott Walker and thank him

Posted by  ▪  April 2, 2012

Call Scott Walker and thank him

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4/2/2012 at 7:00am
From reader John: I’ve been reading and enjoying your blog for a couple of years now. I particularly look forward to the wack job liberals and their off the wall bumper stickers. I live in WI and came across this vehicle which shows the right side can get wild with the stickers…
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NYT OWS HA HA

Posted by  ▪  April 1, 2012

NYT OWS HA HA

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4/1/2012 at 6:30pm
NY Times, Less Visible Occupy Movement Looks for Staying Power: Six months after the Occupy movement first used protests and encampments to turn the nation’s attention to economic inequality, the movement needs to find new ways to gain attention or it will most likely fade to the edges of the political discourse,…
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Speculative hoodie symbolism

Posted by  ▪  April 1, 2012

Speculative hoodie symbolism

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4/1/2012 at 4:01pm
The hoodie has become the symbol of protests regarding the shooting of Trayvon Martin by George Zimmerman. From images of former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm wearing a hoodie, to the “million hoodie march,” to Havard law students wearing hoodies with a sign “Do we look suspicious?,” to Congressman Bobby Rush appearing on the House floor in a…
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30 seconds

Posted by  ▪  April 1, 2012

30 seconds

Posted by
4/1/2012 at 1:00pm
That’s what this web ad needs to be reduced to.  Just run the part where they are whispering. Via Lonely Conservative (h/t Linda).