The Other McCain

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The Jennifer Stefano Summit Will Convene Thursday in Washington, D.C.

Breeding victory: Jennifer Stefano, pregnant in 2010 It’s officially called the “Defending the American Dream” Summit, but I’ve decided to re-name the three-day event that begins Thursday because Jennifer Stefano, who leads the Pennsylvania chapter of Americans for Prosperity (along with her friend Katy Abram) is just so awesome. Here is Stefano on Sean Hannity’s show last week […]

‘I Went Down to the Demonstration
to Get My Fair Share of Abuse …’

Occupy DC demonstrators are illuminated by camera flash while trying to storm the Washington Convention Center in scene from video recorded Friday, Nov. 4, 2011 “Though they’ve mobilized a fraction of the people who turned out for just one Tea Party rally — the 9/12 rally in Washington, which drew well into the six figures […]

#OccupyDC ‘What Democracy Looks Like’

“Let it sink in: Their protests now need rape shelters. This is actually happening. And New York City lets it go on. . . . [T]he coverage of OWS protests compared to the coverage of tea-party protests is the worst media double standard in recent history.” — Allahpundit, Hot Air “These are the people the […]

‘F– Michelle Fields!’ — Interview With Reporter Harassed at Occupy DC Protest

Michelle Fields stands next to a policeman while covering ‘Occupy DC’ protests, Nov. 4, 2011 Michelle Fields, a young video reporter for the Daily Caller, was assigned to cover Friday night’s Occupy DC protests outside the Americans for Prosperity “Defending the American Dream” conference at the Washington Convention Center. In an interview Saturday morning, Fields […]

ObamaCare Is The Issue Of Our Day, According To Cuccinelli

by Smitty Getting to hear my state’s rock star Attorney General, Ken Cuccinelli, at the Defending the American Dream Summit was every bit the treat that was expected. Leading off and actually upstaging him slightly however, was former NY LT Governor, Betsy McCaughey (pronounced like ‘McCoy’) who had the finest blend of passion and wonkery I’ve […]

Net Neutrality Or Poison In His Tea: Stacy Has To Ponder The Pros And Cons

by Smitty The Net Neutrality panel at the Defending the American Dream Summit was, oh, a little bit important, if you don’t want your country starting to resemble China, or Iran. What you need to know about Net Neutrality is that it is an un-Constitutional effort by the Executive branch to do Congress’ job. Congressman […]

Fear And Loathing In Room 302

by Smitty A fine day for technical challenges, where buying an all-day pass on the Metro does not mean ‘all day’. Rather, ‘all day’ starts at 0930, if you read the one yellow rectangle in the sea of hieroglyphics on the ticket gadget. The attendant at the turnstile blamed the victim in the most elegant […]