The Other McCain

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A Belated Happy New Year

I missed this yesterday at Barbara Espinosa’s blog: [Saturday] at sundown begins the Jewish New Year, Rosh HaShanah. Rosh HaShanah signifies the beginning of the Jewish New Year, as well as the beginning of the creation of the world. In addition, Rosh HaShanah begins the 10 days of repentance, leading up to Yom Kippur, the day […]

Barbara Espinosa’s Gingrich Files

Longtime readers of the blog will warmly remember Barbara Espinosa, whom I first met at Right Online 2009 in Pittsburgh (“Grandma Is an Angry Mob,” American Spectator, Sept. 18, 2009). Barbara doesn’t like it when I remind people that she’s a grandmother and a widow. She thinks those descriptions might discourage romantic overtures from the kind […]

Don’t Let The Plural Mislead You, Barbara

by Smitty Barbara Espinosa is an excellent friend of this blog. She’s lovely, fun, busts Stacy McCain’s chops at a pleasant frequency, and supports any American running against a RINO with admirable aplomb. Yet, at times, we all can use a bit of help with the modern nuance. See, when the President says “My Singular […]

Barbara Reports From Red State Gathering In Austin

by Smitty Barbara at American Freedom, both a senior friend of this blog and a TweetDeck user, appears to have had a blast. Her wit and charm made up for a lack of Stacy McCain, fedoras, and pudding. Follow the link to find out how close she got to Governor Rick Perry. Meanwhile, I’m still […]

Calling Vernon Parker ‘Boy’? Quayle’s Smear Machine Backfires in AZ-3

A dozen candidates are seeking the Republican nomination to replace retiring Rep. John Shadegg in Arizona’s 3rd District, and regular readers know I’m 100% for Vernon Parker.  In March, our good friend Barbara Espinosa introduced me to the mayor of Paradise Valley, whose impressive resume is highlighted by the fact that he got his start in politics with the legendary Lee […]

Stand With Arizona? Not John McCain

Thanks to Barbara Espinosa for posting this picture: That’s Maverick with then-Gov. Janet Napolitano at a 2004 rally against Proposition 200, which requires “individuals to provide proof of citizenship before they may register to vote or apply for public benefits in Arizona.” Prop 200 passed with 56% of the vote and yet somehow, that backstabbing […]

‘Indigenous’ Mexicans?
La Raza and the Reconquista Myth

Barbara Espinosa at American Freedom blog sends along these photos from the protest in Phoenix: “We are here as indigenous peoples of this continent . . . to confront the Racist squatters on our continent who dare to call us foreigners. . . . 500 years of European crimes of trespassing, theft, murder, false borders, […]

Tea Party Express III: Tax Day Rally
at Freedom Plaza

11 a.m. ET — “People’s Tax Revolt” in downtown Washington, D.C. Smitty is already on the scene. Barbara Espinosa and Pete Da Tech Guy (“Have Fedora, Will Travel“) and I are running late. UPDATE 11:20 a.m. ET — Michelle Malkin tells how to spot a Tea Party infiltrator. More from Jimmie Bise at The Sundries Shack, […]

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