The Other McCain

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

Hating Is Easier Than Understanding

From my American Spectator column today: Documented examples of anti-Semitism among the “Occupy” crowds were sufficiently numerous to prompt the Emergency Committee for Israel to release an online ad questioning support for the demonstrations voiced by Democratic Party leaders, including President Obama, who said the movement “expresses the frustrations that the American people feel.” Obama’s […]

White House Responses To Petitions

by Smitty (via Slashdot) It seems like a good time to review the petition site. After all, if you’re a Constitution weenie, and/or you’ve been following Ott’s excellent exposition, you may know that the right to petition the government is a big deal. I got about halfway through the lot, so here goes:

By The Time The World’s Youngest Blogger Can Consider College. . .

by Smitty (via Gateway Pundit) By the time the World’s Youngest Blogger can consider college, I anticipate there will be some outfit in academia advertising itself explicitly as ‘*-studies free’. The classes, scheduled to begin at 9 p.m. Sunday, were to be held on the Plaza at SCCC and include such subjects as “Why We […]

LIVE AT FIVE – 10.31.11

— compiled by Wombat-socho TOP NEWS Northeast Recuperates From Snowstorm Millions without power from Maine to Maryland Cain Denies Report Of Sexual Harassment Candidate to carry on with Monday’s planned appearances, denies allegations Gaza Violence Subsides As Truce Takes Hold Border quiet since IDF kills two jihadi rocketeers on Friday POLITICS Protesters Busted In Austin, […]

Cain Spokesman: ‘Smear Campaign Meant to Discredit a True Patriot’
UPDATE: Former Campaign Aide Says Cain’s Behavior ‘Never Even Bordered on Inappropriate in the Slightest’

You have to read pretty far down into the Politico story before you find that response from Herman Cain spokesman J.D. Gordon, and the article sticks all the exculpatory material at the end: Ron Magruder, Denise Marie Fugo and Joseph Fassler, the chair, vice chair and immediate past chairman of the National Restaurant Association board […]

Rule 5 Sunday: Brilliant Disguise

— compiled by Wombat-socho Your moment of “Awwww…” (h/t Fritz) A View From The Beach kicks off this week’s Rule 5 offerings with the eminently worthy Kiele Sanchez. Randy’s Roundtable brings us Danielle Bux and Bianca Balti, and Fishersville Mike has some NFL cheerleaders celebrating Halloween a little early. The Rio Norte Line is all […]

The Washington Post Is Not Objective, According to Soros-Funded Group

The top headline at Memeorandum: Washington Post Discards All Journalistic Standards In Attack on Social Security This article is from a shady left-wing group, the Center for Economic and Policy Research, whose funders include George Soros’s Open Society Institute, as well as the Ford and Rockefeller foundations among other tax-free “philanthropies.” The target of the CEPR’s wrath is […]

What If Everything The Left Has To Say Is Pure Crap? UPDATE: A Shiny New Word

by Smitty Pick the issue: Anthropogenic Global WarmingClimate Change Sovereignty Borders Raaaaacism Entitlements and now Income Inequality Whatever the Left seems to spew seems R – O – N – N – G – G wrong! From the American Enterprise blog, building upon Census Bureau data, we find that: According to three different Census Bureau […]

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