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How do we know Scott Brown won the debate last night?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 21, 2012 at 9:24am

There is no question that Scott Brown won the debate last night.

It wasn’t a knock out.  As Howie Carr correctly notes, a man can’t get away with hitting a woman too hard in a debate:

When he was pummeling her on the asbestos litigation, and her $225,000 payday, and on the $700,000...

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#ForAll is the new #Fail

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 6:00pm

In case you have not heard, the Obama campaign started another stupid Twitter hashtag #ForAll.

Twitchy has the backstory, and The Right Scoop picked up on this hideously creepy image tweeted by Obama campaign manager Jim Messina”

It has sparked a wave of photoshopping as well as Quickmemes.

Here is the contribution...

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Julia reacts to Mitt’s tape

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 18, 2012 at 4:47pm

You remember Julia, the Obama campaign-issued woman who turned to government for help at various life stages. 

Those stages aptly were summarized in Iowahawk’s Julia’s Circle of Life.

Julia has come to symbolize the dependency state.  So I wondered what Julia must be thinking about Mitt Romney’s secret video about people taking responsibility...

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Fantasy v. Reality

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 14, 2012 at 9:45pm

There has been a complete lack of reality this week in our government and media.

Words are not deeds.  This is especially important to remember if you’re the President of the United States who has essentially talked himself into office.

Behold a paragraph from President Obama’s stirring acceptance speech at the convention:

 The historic...

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Remain calm, all is well in Egypt, ALL IS WELL!!!

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 4:30pm

Via Al Ahram English:

Egyptian protesters on Tuesday took down the American flag from the walls of the US embassy in Cairo during a thousands-strong demonstration held to protest a short film produced by US based Coptic-Christians that critics say demeans Islam and the Prophet Mohammed.

A number of protesters managed to climb...

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Breaking – Dem strategists agree Romney playing race card – developing

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 4, 2012 at 12:51pm

I have enjoyed Larry Sabato’s coverage of elections both past and present, and his “Crystal Ball” reports are worth reading.

So I mean no disrespect by this.

It’s just that this tweet from Geoffrey Skelley of the Sabato Crystal Ball report seemed like it deserved an award for its obviousness:

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This is not the tweet of a confident man

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 31, 2012 at 11:45am

Looks like Clint Eastwood got under Obama’s skin.

Obama sent this tweet today in response to Eastwood mocking Obama last night by using an empty chair as a prop (via The Rhetorican):

While I was very uncertain whether the Eastwood appearance worked, I now believe it did.

If it didn’t, Obama would not have felt the...

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RNC Thursday Night Open

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 30, 2012 at 8:48pm

All you need to know about the media reaction can be summed up in one word:  JournoList.

Same players still, just in more influential positions.  But that’s for another day, maybe even tomorrow.

Tonight I’m going to try not to let...

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Will God still be on Dems side if Hurricane Isaac buries New Orleans?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 1:30pm

Can I call ‘em or what?

As news broke that a possible hurricane might disrupt the Republican National Convention, I predicted that Democrats would become religious quickly.

Not religious in terms of religion, but in terms of proclaiming that God was on their side for disrupting the RNC:

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Charlie Crist endorses Obama

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 10:30am

Is anyone surprised?  Crist’s only chance at rehabilitating a political career is a senior position in the second Obama administration.

Crist has an Op-Ed in the Tampa Bay Times (via DaTechGuy)...

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When we walked on the moon

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 25, 2012 at 6:09pm

Those of us of a certain age have the memories.

I was 10 years old at sleep away camp.  I remember them bringing us into the rec hall to watch on the black and white televisions.  I can’t tell you whether it was live or a replay, but they wanted us to...

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Barack Obama again jokes about his birth certificate, outrage ensues …. oh, wait

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 24, 2012 at 2:07pm

Oooooh, Mitt Romney made a joke about his own birth certificate, and the MSM and nutroots go wild!

Ben Howe at Redstate has the details and video:

Some politicos are upset about a joke that Mitt Romney made today at President Obama’s expense.

Romney: “I love being home, where but the both of us...

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Obama serving whine at next dinner raffle

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at 8:48am

For three bucks, you too can have dinner with Barack Obama.  You may be the winner already!

But wait, there’s more.

You get to pay several hundred dollars in taxes!

But call within...

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Wisconsin Republican Senate Primary Results (Update – AP calls it for Thompson)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 8:27pm

% Reporting - 92
Thompson – 34.3
Hovde - 30.7
Neumann – 22.8
Fitzgerald – 12.2

11:30 Eastern – AP Calls race for former Governor Tommy Thompson —...

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If you have a mansion in Hyde Park, you didn’t build that

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 10, 2012 at 4:55pm

No one gets rich on his own.

No one.

In Obama’s case, Tony built it.

 
 
 

Will @RomneyResponse become the hunter?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 4, 2012 at 9:32am

The Romney campaign has started a Twitter rapid response user account @RomneyResponse and associated Tumblr site.

Given how Twitter can move an issue in minutes, Team Romney is smart to get more active.

John Nolte at Breitbart.com has some good advice, much...

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Emergency Broadcast System activated – Free @Instapundit Twitter account #RespondTwitter (Update – Account restored)

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 30, 2012 at 10:13pm

Instapundit’s Twitter account has been suspended.

The folks at Twitchy have the story:

PJ Media’s Nina Yablok is trying to return the Twitter handle @Instapundit to the hands of trademark owner Glenn Reynolds, and she’s asking for help in getting Twitter’s attention.

The long version of the story can be found on the...

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