Posts by William A. Jacobson  (Page 755)
 

Is Ed Schultz Due For An Olbermann Rant?

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Posted by    Friday, April 10, 2009 at 2:07pm 4/10/2009 at 2:07pm

Liberal radio talk-show host Ed Schultz was catapulted to fame when he was given a front row seat at Barack Obama’s first presidential press conference. Apparently sensing a star in the making, and a person in favor with the White House, MSNBC hired Schultz for the 56 p.m. slot (opposite ...

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Tea Parties Are Sooo Scaaary

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Posted by    Friday, April 10, 2009 at 8:44am 4/10/2009 at 8:44am

Robert Stacy McCain has the run down on the apoplectic reaction of liberals to the “tea parties” sweeping the country. His post appropriately is titled “WTF” based on this hyperventilation (via Instapundit) by someone who apparently only watches MSNBC:

President Obama was elected democratically, according to the doctrines set forth by the...

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Pirates Were For Kerry, Before They Were Against Him

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Posted by    Friday, April 10, 2009 at 12:05am 4/10/2009 at 12:05am

While Obama is reaching out to moderate pirates, John Kerry is calling for hearings on pirates (ooh, I bet they’re scared of congressional subpoena power).

This is just another instance of Kerry betraying his matees. The pirates Kerry now attacks had endorsed Kerry for President, based in part, on his support for...

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Obama Bows, Koh Suffers

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Posted by    Thursday, April 9, 2009 at 6:26pm 4/9/2009 at 6:26pm

The dispute regarding the appointment of Harold Koh, Dean of Yale Law School, to the top legal position at the State Department is heating up with the announcement that a

coalition of conservative activists is beginning to...

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Now He’s Embarrassing Himself

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Posted by    Thursday, April 9, 2009 at 7:37am 4/9/2009 at 7:37am

President Barack Obama bowed down to a foreign monarch as part of his apology tour. Whatever one thinks about our relationship with the Saudis, no President has prostrated himself before a Saudi King before in a sign of subservience. The attempts to twist George Bush’s participation in Arab rituals of respect,...

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Passover Is No Time To Wish For The End Of Christian America

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 7, 2009 at 11:11pm 4/7/2009 at 11:11pm

Posted April 8, 2009

Newsweek magazine’s cover proclaims The Decline and Fall of Christian America, while the article inside the cover proclaims The End...

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Why Didn’t The Saudi King Also Bow?

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Posted by    Tuesday, April 7, 2009 at 8:48am 4/7/2009 at 8:48am

The Obama “bowing” incident is taking on a life of its own. Even those who defend Obama without question are acknowledging “the fact that Obama briefly bowed...

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When Will The Europeans Apologize To Us?

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Posted by    Monday, April 6, 2009 at 1:17pm 4/6/2009 at 1:17pm

Barack Obama is on his apology tour of Europe. There is hardly anyone to whom he hasn’t apologized for American arrogance and mistakes. One thing Obama hasn’t managed to do is ask the Europeans to apologize to us for:

  • Two World Wars which resulted in the deaths of hundreds of thousands of...
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Please Watch The Video — Bush Didn’t “Bow”

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Posted by    Monday, April 6, 2009 at 12:21am 4/6/2009 at 12:21am

President Barack Obama bowed down on bended knee when meeting the King of Saudi Arabia at the G-20 Summit recently. The incident is on video and was widely reported except in the U.S. mainstream media. The White House spin machine has been eerily silent on the issue, which is not...

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Law Professor Continues His Personal Intifada

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Posted by    Saturday, April 4, 2009 at 4:51pm 4/4/2009 at 4:51pm

George Bisharat is a law professor at the University of California*, Hastings College of Law. His is the son of a Palestinian father who immigrated to the U.S. several years before the creation of Israel, and an American mother.

I first learned of George Bisharat when we both were students at Harvard...

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“Think Progress” Borkers Now Object To Borking

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Posted by    Saturday, April 4, 2009 at 1:06pm 4/4/2009 at 1:06pm

The left-wing group Think Progress is complaining of Conservatives Holding Up Increasing Number Of Key Obama Nominees. According to the post:

Conservatives in Congress and in the media are attempting to block or delay a growing number of critical nominees for what amount to ideological witch hunts and self-interested horse-trading.

What goes...

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Soon He May Control The Internet – Cool

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Posted by    Saturday, April 4, 2009 at 9:06am 4/4/2009 at 9:06am

A bill pending in Congress, The Cybersecurity Act of 2009, sponsored by John Rockefeller (D) and Olympia Snowe (R) attempts to deal with very real threats to the nation’s cyber-infrastructure. Attacks on military, government and civilian cyber-infrastructure are all too real, and it is time...

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Blago Meets RICO

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Posted by    Thursday, April 2, 2009 at 6:04pm 4/2/2009 at 6:04pm

As predicted on this Blog several months ago, the indictment of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich has been handed down, and it includes a sweeping RICO charge alleging that Blagojevich and o...

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Is Harold Koh Being Borked?

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Posted by    Thursday, April 2, 2009 at 8:53am 4/2/2009 at 8:53am

Controversy is swirling around the appointment of Yale Law School Professor and Dean Harold Koh to the position of State Department Legal Advisor, essentially the top lawyer at State. Koh is being portrayed as willing to apply Sharia law in some circumstances, as is happening in Britain and some other European...

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Obama Gives Queen iPod Made In China By Exploited Workers

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 1, 2009 at 4:42pm 4/1/2009 at 4:42pm

Gateway Pundit, Hot Air, Jammie Wearing Fool, and others are reporting that the Obamas gave the Queen of England an iPod as a present. Putting aside the tacky nature of such a gift in this context, one point that has been overlooked is that iPods are manufactured in CHINA by exploited...

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NY-20 Race: You Can’t Spin An Obama Loss As A Win

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 1, 2009 at 10:14am 4/1/2009 at 10:14am

Update 4-28-2009: Murphy declared the winner of the race by a couple hundred votes, as a result of doing better on absentee ballots than expected.

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The Politico is characterizing the virtual tie between Jim Tedesco (R) and Scott Murphy (D) as a loss for Republicans. (My guess, Tedesco will win comfortably...

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April Fools’ Day Headline Round-Up

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Posted by    Wednesday, April 1, 2009 at 8:29am 4/1/2009 at 8:29am

My favorite April Fools’ day headlines from around the globe:

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