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Spelling words of the day

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 31, 2007 10:45 PM

I let my daughter stay up past her bedtime to watch the Scripps National Spelling Bee with me. Great show! Danville, Calif. speller Evan O’Dorney clinched the title with “serrefine.” Funny kid. He made a point in his victory interview of pooh-poohing the spelling bee in favor of his greater loves: music and math. Our […]

Republicans to RNC: Bug off!

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 31, 2007 07:42 PM

Donations to the RNC have dropped off 40 percent, due to anger over Beltway elite open-borders policies, reports the WashTimes. Brilliant, Karl Rove! Keep insulting your base and maybe donations will drop by half by the end of the weekend. Genius.

Open borders meets NIMBYism

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 31, 2007 07:00 PM

La Shawn Barber reports that liberals in the D.C. area love illegal aliens…until they start littering and urinating in their constituents’ backyards. Flashback: Not in Sharon Rockefeller’s backyard

Deport the criminals first

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 31, 2007 04:10 PM

Patterico has launched a series of case studies that your members of Congress should hear about: “Deport the criminals first.” Part One is here. Part Two is here. Guess he’s just another member of the “Foaming at The Mouth” mob. Someone should make a T-shirt.

Targeting girls’ schools in Pakistan

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 31, 2007 03:45 PM

In the name of the Religion of Peace: All throughout the North West Frontier Province (NWFP), Pakistan’s impoverished western border with Afghanistan, lie the ruins of barbershops and music and video stores — symbols of Western-oriented life that religious extremists have destroyed in a growing wave of violence. Now Islamist militants have a new target, […]

Shamnesty and reality

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 31, 2007 03:15 PM

Satirist Frank J. writes up shamnesty talking points from the White House and Wall Street Journal. They are such parodies of themselves already, but Frank J. pulls it off. Meanwhile, several Arizona readers have sent a link to this piece on the spillover of Mexican drug cartel- and human trafficking-related violence onto American soil. War […]

The TB carrier named

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 31, 2007 01:51 PM

He is Andrew Harley Speaker–and what a selfish, reckless man he is. Update: A strange new twist…Speaker’s father-in-law is a CDC microbiologist who specializes in TB. *** Related: What’s that I hear? The sound of ACLU lawyers on the way. Related: The government is investigating how Speaker got across the border: The government is investigating […]

Farewell to Cindy Sheehan

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 31, 2007 11:19 AM

A musical tribute, with apologies to Bob Hope.

Suspected illegal alien was working as police officer

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 31, 2007 09:40 AM

Peachy: A Milwaukee police officer was arrested Wednesday by federal immigration agents on suspicion of being an illegal immigrant who assumed the identity of his dead cousin a decade ago, officials said. The officer, who has lived and worked under the name Jose A. Morales since he was a teenager, was arrested by agents with […]

A National Review invitation to the WSJ

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 31, 2007 08:54 AM

The pro-immigration enforcement National Review and the open-borders Wall Street Journal have been engaged in a battle over the shamnesty bill. Now, NR has issued a challenge to the WSJ. Get ready to rummmmble: We hereby challenge the Journal’s editors to debate the immigration bill in a neutral venue with a moderator of their choosing […]

Vlogging: “How the world sees America”

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 31, 2007 08:41 AM

The Washington Post’s Amar Bakshi is traveling around the world with a video camera interviewing “America’s lovers and haters.” Check it out. Interesting stuff there. His latest vlog is with Muslims in Blackburn, England: The group is skeptical not only about whether Britain and America believe in “genuine democracy” or the selective implementation of it. […]

Videblogging: “How the world sees America”

By thisistwitchy  •  May 31, 2007 08:41 AM

The Washington Post’s Amar Bakshi is traveling around the world with a video camera interviewing “America’s lovers and haters.” Check it out. Interesting stuff there. His latest vlog is with Muslims in Blackburn, England: The group is skeptical not only about whether Britain and America believe in “genuine democracy” or the selective implementation of it. […]

The Dhanak murders

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 31, 2007 12:00 AM

There’s been a lot of buzz from my southern California readers about a terrible murder case in Orange County. On May 22, Jayprakash Dhanak and his 20-year-old daughter Karishma Dhanak were killed and their home was set on fire. Their beaten, charred bodies were found on a trail in a nearby park [clarification: they were […]

Seattle Jewish center shooter pleads insanity

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 30, 2007 04:38 PM

You remember Naveed Haq, the Pakistani-American who declared “I am a Muslim American, angry at Israel,” before shooting six innocent women and killing one at the Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle building last July? He has entered his plea in the case: A man accused of opening fire at a Seattle Jewish charity last summer, […]

U.N. votes on Hariri prosecution

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 30, 2007 03:56 PM

Reuters reporting: The U.N. Security Council voted on Wednesday to establish a special court to prosecute the murder two years ago of former Lebanese prime minister Rafik al-Hariri. Ten council members voted for the Western-sponsored resolution and five — Russia, China, Qatar, Indonesia and South Africa — abstained, with no votes against. The resolution will […]

Covering Venezuela

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 30, 2007 03:49 PM

Adam Housley’s continuing blog/video/photo coverage at FoxNews.com is must-read. Jim Hoft has a thorough round-up–with video.

Abortion clinic employee guilty of sexual abuse

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 30, 2007 03:36 PM

LifeNews.com has the story.

Toe-dipping with Fred Thompson

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 30, 2007 01:17 PM

Get on with it, already! People are asking me to comment on the non-announcement announcement by unnamed Fred Thompson advisers about a non-public public non-plan plan to officially non-officially test the waters for a presidential bid that may or may not happen on July 4, but probably the first week of July, which “could culminate […]

What good is a no-fly list…

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 30, 2007 12:01 PM

…if a banned passenger can still get on a plane? That’s the question the feds need to answer in the case of the Atlanta man infected with a super TB strain: An Atlanta-area man — infected with a rare, potentially deadly type of tuberculosis — is under federal quarantine at Grady Memorial Hospital with an […]

The persecution of Lina Joy, continued

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 30, 2007 10:40 AM

No, you cannot convert: Three cheers for sharia! Last August, I wrote about the plight of an ex-Muslim woman in Malaysia named Lina Joy. She had converted to Christianity and wanted to marry a Christian man. As the Abdul Rahman case made chillingly clear to the world, there are dire consequences for leaving Islam. Joy […]

Doing the booing Americans won’t do

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 30, 2007 09:35 AM

Beauty and the buffoons Here’s my syndicated column this week–following up on my post yesterday on the disgraceful treatment of Miss USA in Mexico. I take special note of how stupidly passive Miss USA’s fellow Americans were as the crowd of hecklers and booers disrupted her interview on Monday night. *** The United States government […]

President Bush and “empty rhetoric”

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 30, 2007 12:34 AM

The Founding Fathers: They meant what they wrote President Bush attacked immigration enforcement proponents for engaging in “empty political rhetoric”–and the NYTimes was all too happy to report on it: President Bush today accused opponents of his proposed immigration measure of fear-mongering to defeat it in Congress, and took on his own conservative political base […]

al Qaeda’s Gadahn: Worse attacks to come

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 29, 2007 07:36 PM

Worse than 9/11: An American member of Al Qaeda warned President Bush on Tuesday to end U.S. involvement in all Muslim lands or face an attack worse than the Sept. 11 suicide assault, according to a new videotape. Wearing a white robe and a turban, Adam Yehiye Gadahn, who also goes by the name Azzam […]

Question for Virgin Atlantic Airlines customers

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 29, 2007 06:01 PM

A reader e-mails that a passenger she knows rode on Virgin Atlantic Airlines Flight 001 from London to NYC on May 20th. Despite publicly declaring on May 3 that it would stop showing the 9/11 crockumentary “Loose Change 2,” the airline is apparently still making it available. The passenger registered his complaint with the flight […]

The Anbar awakening spreads

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 29, 2007 04:47 PM

J.D. Johannes reports outside the wire.

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