Posts by William A. Jacobson  (Page 754)
 

A Place Where Only Liberal Speech Is Protected

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Posted by    Wednesday, November 19, 2008 at 7:01am 11/19/2008 at 7:01am

See my article, A Place Where Only Liberal Speech is Protected, at American Thinker. Thanks to Openmarket for the feature, as well.

Watch the video of the Ithaca Common Council debate over the “Community of Sanctuary” resolution, is here.

 
 
 

Bobby Jindal 2012

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at 2:04pm 11/18/2008 at 2:04pm

Bobby Jindal. Keep hope alive.

 
 
 

Things Only A Woman Could Say … And Get Away With

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 18, 2008 at 12:17pm 11/18/2008 at 12:17pm

Great article about the sufferings of Single Young Males:

Adding to the bitterness of many SYMs is the feeling that the entire culture is a you-go-girl cheering section. When our guy was a boy, the media prattled on about “girl power,” parents...

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Gregory B. Craig — The Change We Have Been Waiting For

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Posted by    Monday, November 17, 2008 at 10:05am 11/17/2008 at 10:05am

Obama has named Gregory B. Craig, Bill Clinton’s former lawyer from the impeachment hearings, as White House General Counsel. Craig also succeeded in taking Elion Gonzalez back to Cuba, and represented Kofi Annan in the UN Oil-for-Food scandal.

The Obama administration is looking more and more like the Bill Clinton administration....

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Should General Motors Go Chapter 11?

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Posted by    Monday, November 17, 2008 at 9:26am 11/17/2008 at 9:26am

An Op-Ed in today’s Wall Street Journal argues that Chapter 11 bankruptcy is a better alternative to endless bailouts. UPDATE: Here is another view, arguing that Chapter 11 would be a “death knell” for the US auto industry. UPDATE No. 2: Another article arguing in favor of Chapter 11.

 
 
 

The “War on Conservative Talk Radio”

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Posted by    Monday, November 17, 2008 at 8:54am 11/17/2008 at 8:54am

Interesting article at American Thinker makes the point that opponents of conservative talk radio do not need the Fairness Doctrine, which Obama has asserted he does not support. Instead, the likely vehicle for restricting conservative talk radio will be the “localism” doctrine, which Obama openly has supported:

Radio and television stations are...

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You Heard It Here First

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Posted by    Sunday, November 16, 2008 at 11:45pm 11/16/2008 at 11:45pm

History tells us, however, that economic redistribution plans fail because the producers of society would rather not produce, than have the fruits of their production taken away and given to others. Obama can raise the tax rates on income, but he cannot force people to generate income to be taxed. The...

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Michael Steele — Some Common Sense Talk

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Posted by    Saturday, November 15, 2008 at 1:32pm 11/15/2008 at 1:32pm

Michael Steele, the possible new Chairman of the Republican National Committee, has some common sense thoughts about the country, the election, and the future. The audio is here.

 
 
 

Will Law Professors Boycott The Inauguration?

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Posted by    Friday, November 14, 2008 at 8:37am 11/14/2008 at 8:37am

As reported in many blogs in August 2008, the Association of American Law Schools (AALS) came under intense pressure to move its annual convention, scheduled to start January 6, 2009, away from a hotel owned by a contributor to the pro-Proposition 8 campaign in...

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Empty Lives, Empty Heads

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Posted by    Thursday, November 13, 2008 at 2:24pm 11/13/2008 at 2:24pm

“In jest there is truth”

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Washington Job-Feeding Frenzy

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Posted by    Thursday, November 13, 2008 at 12:56pm 11/13/2008 at 12:56pm

Think a change of administration only matters if the incoming President can pass legislation? Here is a list of Justice Department jobs from the “Plum Book” which are filled at the discretion of the President. While legislation is important, these positions and hundreds more, will make the day to day decisions...

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“Palin Lied, People Died” And Other Media Fictions

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 8:42pm 11/11/2008 at 8:42pm

The widely reported news that Sarah Palin didn’t know Africa was a continent has been revealed to be a hoax. The news “source” supposedly inside the McCain campaign was an impostor, who even created a phony research institute to give legitimacy to his claims, and a faux blog on which to...

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Is It Time For Conservatives To Sit Down In The Snow?

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Posted by    Tuesday, November 11, 2008 at 8:18am 11/11/2008 at 8:18am

Conservatives face a choice. Yield to “progressive” policies which, once implemented will take a generation to undo, or stand on principles of free enterprise, individual liberty, and capitalism? Giving in is much easier, but in the long run more costly. We can learn a lot about the power of standing on...

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Playing Politics With The News Again: The Times Waits Until After The Election To Reveal Secret Operations Against Al Qaeda Leaders

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Posted by    Sunday, November 9, 2008 at 11:07pm 11/9/2008 at 11:07pm

The New York Times has revealed that since 2004 United States special forces and the Central Intelligence Agency have been carrying out secret attacks on Al Qaeda throughout the world, including in Pakistan. According to the article, the US military “used broad, secret authority to carry out nearly a dozen previously...

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Red State / Blue State

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Posted by    Saturday, November 8, 2008 at 5:45pm 11/8/2008 at 5:45pm

The University of Michigan has an interesting set of maps colored red and blue depending upon how you look at it. While the country went blue (Democrat) on a state by state basis, on a county by county basis this still is a red (Republican) country.

 
 
 

What Would The Democrats Do If The Roles Were Reversed?

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Posted by    Saturday, November 8, 2008 at 12:57pm 11/8/2008 at 12:57pm

Ever wonder what the Democrats would do if roles were reversed, and Republicans had swept a Democratic President ouf of office and taken control of Congress? James G. Wiles, in Farewell To Sweetness & Light has some astute observations, and some advice for the outgoing Bush administration:

“Put as many long-range torpedoes...

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Dick Morris on Rahm Emanuel

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Posted by    Saturday, November 8, 2008 at 12:14pm 11/8/2008 at 12:14pm

“Rahm is for Rahm.” Sounds like Obama has found a kindred spirit.

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