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For Unto Us A Child Is Born

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 25, 2006 09:30 AM

Mystical Nativity by Sandro Botticelli For unto Us a Child is born Unto Us a Son is given And the government shall be upon His shoulder And His name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. – Isaiah 9:6 Merry Christmas, dear readers. Hope your day is […]

Bill Roggio reports

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 24, 2006 11:55 AM

Bill is back from Iraq. Welcome back! Two must-read posts: An interview with fellow military blogger and Army Captain Eric Coulson. And Anbar tribal leaders and politicians are concerned about the Iraq Survey Group.

Target yanks Che merchandise

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 22, 2006 10:23 PM

Usually, we only hear about corporations caving into left-wing demands for sensitivity. Here’s a rarity: a corporation apologizing to critics offended by merchandise featuring murderous Marxist Che Guevara. Good: Target Corp said on Friday it had pulled a CD carrying case bearing Ernesto “Che” Guevara’s image after an outcry by critics who label the Marxist […]

The good Samaritan and the Marines

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 22, 2006 04:53 PM

The Christmas spirit is alive and well: As far as Stacey Kible is concerned, Santa drives a Ford Windstar. Kible was despairing that her son Matt Kible, a 20-year-old Marine, would not make it home for Christmas. Matt, who is stationed in Japan, was stranded at San Francisco International Airport. He was told that he […]

And friends are calling ‘yoo-hoo!’

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 22, 2006 12:29 PM

Merry Christmas from Hot Air!

Breaking: Duke rape charges dropped

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 22, 2006 12:28 PM

News 14 Carolina reports: DURHAM, N.C. — A defense attorney says prosecutors have dropped rape charges against three Duke University lacrosse players. Charges of kidnapping and sexual offense still stand against the three players. La Shawn Barber has tracked the case closely. Hot Air readers ponder the timing. Betsy Newmark wonders how Nifong can proceed […]

Year in review: What ever happened to…

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 22, 2006 11:55 AM

Since January 1, I’ve published nearly 2,400 blog posts of all shapes, sizes, and subject matter. Many readers have asked for follow-ups on stories that especially touched their hearts, boiled their blood, and otherwise piqued their interest in a lasting way. Here are a few updates: What ever happened to Haleigh Poutre? The state of […]

The AP (non-)responds and

By thisistwitchy  •  December 21, 2006 04:40 PM

Yesterday, I contacted the AP about the “Jamil Hussein”/Jamil Ghdaab Gulaim/Ghulaim findings and asked these simple questions: Ref. http://michellemalkin.com/archives/006579.htm 1. Is Jamil Ghdaab Gulaim the real name of your oft-cited source, “Captain Jamil Hussein” aka ” Jamil Gholaiem Hussein?” 2. If not, where is “Captain Jamil Hussein” currently working? If he is a Baghdad police […]

The AP (non-)responds andanother search comes up empty

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 21, 2006 04:40 PM

Yesterday, I contacted the AP about the “Jamil Hussein”/Jamil Ghdaab Gulaim/Ghulaim findings and asked these simple questions: Ref. http://michellemalkin.com/archives/006579.htm 1. Is Jamil Ghdaab Gulaim the real name of your oft-cited source, “Captain Jamil Hussein” aka ” Jamil Gholaiem Hussein?” 2. If not, where is “Captain Jamil Hussein” currently working? If he is a Baghdad police […]

Pranking the Virginia DMV

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 21, 2006 10:43 AM

Have you seen these videos? Click to watch: The back story: The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles said yesterday it is ordering two men to get their license photos retaken — this time without the red-painted skin, spray-on hair and fake teeth — or lose their driving privileges. Will Carsola and Dave Stewart posted Internet […]