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Government land-grabbers lose

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 31, 2004 04:02 PM

Headline: Poletown seizures are ruled unlawful More: Reversing more than two decades of land-use law, the Michigan Supreme Court late Friday overturned its own landmark 1981 Poletown decision and sharply restricted governments such as Detroit and Wayne County from seizing private land to give to other private users. The unanimous decision is a decisive victory […]

Quote of the day

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 31, 2004 11:47 AM

From a Marine sergeant expressing disgust with John Kerry after the candidate interrupted the sergeant and three fellow Marines’ lunch at Wendy’s for an unwanted photo-op: “I speak for all of us. We think that we are doing the right thing in Iraq.” Update: Baldilocks gives Kerry some pointers.

Praiseworthy flip-flops

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 31, 2004 11:28 AM

Check out Operation Flip-Flop–no, it’s not the Kerry-Edwards campaign. It’s a wonderful effort by a Houston couple to collect slippers and shoes for Iraqi children: A Montgomery County couple who launched a shoe-collection drive for Iraqi children delivered 2,010 pairs of flip-flops to Fort Hood on Friday for distribution in theBaghdad area beginning next week. […]

Did the Syrian Ambassador lie?

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 30, 2004 05:18 PM

On July 26, the ambassador of Syria had an outraged letter published in the Washington Times regarding Northwest Flight 327: I am responding to Audrey Hudson’s article “Scouting jetliners for new attacks” (Page 1, Thursday). We are shocked by this article. It only reflects paranoia verging on the point of hysterics. The woman mentioned most […]

John Kerry wants to make Osama the next O.J.

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 30, 2004 04:45 PM

Via Drudge and the Associated Press, we learn: “Kerry in favor of U.S. bin Laden trial:” John Kerry said Friday he would put Osama bin Laden on trial in U.S. courts rather than an international tribunal to ensure the “fastest, surest route” to a murder conviction if the terrorist mastermind is captured while he is […]

Poor Kimora Lee Simmons

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 30, 2004 09:29 AM

Kimora Lee Simmons says: It’s all your fault! From the Woe-Is-Me Celebrity Files… The wife of hip-hop mogul Russell Simmons faces drug and motor vehicle charges after police said she was driving erratically and ignored the flashing lights of a cruiser for nearly two miles. Kimora Lee Simmons was arrested just after midnight Monday outside […]

What say you now, Grover Norquist?

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 30, 2004 08:46 AM

The Washington Post reports that Abdurahman Alamoudi, once embraced as a “mainstream” and “moderate” Muslim activist who courted both the Clinton and Bush administrations, will plead guilty today to accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars from Libya in violation of U.S. law and attempting to hide it from the government: Abdurahman Alamoudi has agreed to […]

Getting Kerry-ed away

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 29, 2004 11:35 PM

From Kerry’s convention speech: “You don’t value families if you force them to take up a collection to buy body armor for a son or daughter in the service…” Truth: The body armor bake sale myth is debunked by Eliana Johnson here.

Teresa helped write the speech

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 29, 2004 10:10 PM

From John Kerry’s convention speech: “What does it mean when twenty five percent of the children in Harlem have asthma because of air pollution?” Answer: It means Kerry is peddling junk science at the behest of his meddling wife. As science journalist Mike Fumento has noted, Since 1970, the total national emissions of the six […]

No girlie men allowed

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 29, 2004 07:49 PM

Mark Steyn whacks the girlie men of Europe and America upside the head, including the author of this wussy article in Foreign Policy proudly touting the European Union as “The Metrosexual Superpower.” On a similar note, blogger Jennifer Martinez calls on real men to rise up and revolt against the metrosexuals: Ok folks, I have […]