The Other McCain

"One should either write ruthlessly what one believes to be the truth, or else shut up." — Arthur Koestler

Got Any Good Jon Huntsman Jokes?

He’s the son of a billionaire who is Obama’s ambassador to China but now is probably running for the GOP nomination, which is why I’m trying to stock up on jokes. Dave Weigel’s got a real knee-slapper from Bill Daley: I want Jon to know that the president has no hard feelings. In fact, he just did an […]

In Case You Didn’t Notice, ObamaCare Is Both Unconstitutional and Un-American

This falls under the category of “Not Exactly News,” although it’s good to have a federal judge say so: A second federal judge ruled on Monday that it was unconstitutional for Congress to enact a health care law that requires Americans to obtain commercial insurance, evening the score at two-to-two in the lower courts as […]

Your Daily Egyptian Update

The White House is trying to stay neutral: White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs said Monday that it is “not for me or our government to determine” whether Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak should leave office amid massive protests against his rule. Gibbs said the United States is “not picking between those on the street and […]

Power Line Gets Scalped: Did Indian Tribe Money Influence Akin Gump Decision?

William Jacobson at Legal Insurrection has the story of how, when Paul Mirengoff criticized the Yaqui Indian prayer offered at the Tucson memorial, his remarks were denounced as “insensitive and wholly inappropriate” by a partner at Mirengoff’s K Street law firm, Akin Gump. So now Mirengoff’s offensive post has been taken down by Power Line […]

Haiku Sonnet For Sarah Palin

by Smitty Given a challenge by Sheppard to write a poem for Sarah Palin, and a boring afternoon meeting, I should like to submit: Haiku Sonnet For Sarah Palin The Palin fascination  Infecting the news today   Really does boggle the mind. Is she Nemesis, some way  Causing POTUS frustration   The very First Teeth to grind? […]

Chicken Sandwich, Sweet Iced Tea and a Side Order of Homophobia, Please!

The fashionable grievances of the perpetually indignant get a write-up in the New York Times: Chick-fil-A is among only a handful of large American companies with conservative religion built into its corporate ethos. But recently its ethos has run smack into the gay rights movement. A Pennsylvania outlet’s sponsorship of a February marriage seminar by […]

Young Women: This Probably Explains Why Guys Only Want You For Sex

Because you’re not any good for anything else: Basic “female” skills are becoming endangered with fewer young women able to iron a shirt, cook a roast chicken or hem a skirt. Just as more modern men are unable to complete traditional male tasks, new research shows Generation Y women can’t do the chores their mothers and grandmothers […]

When It Comes to Foreign Policy, Let’s Trust Alan Colmes and Jimmy Carter!

Colmes posts this: Mohamed ElBaradei, a leading voice of Egypt’s opposition, told Fareed Zakaria on CNN that the American conservative fear put forth by people like John Bolton and Thaddeus McCotter that the Muslim Brotherhood will step in and take over Egypt if Hosni Mubarak falls is a myth without “one iota of reality.” This […]

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