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The wacky McGee family is in hot water again. You remember Michael McGee, Sr.–the liberal talk show goon who mocked the accidental death of his radio rival’s mother. McGee the Elder was suspended and replaced with his equally obnoxious son–an alderman with a long history of trouble with the law. Well, McGee the Younger has […]
Thank you, Brian Morganstern, for stepping up to the plate.
Do you remember what happened in Guadalajara in 2004 during an Olympics qualification soccer match between the U.S. and Mexico? Let me remind you: The boos nearly drowned out “The Star-Spangled Banner,” and a few dozen fans chanted “Osama! Osama!” as the United States was eliminated by Mexico in Olympic men’s soccer qualifying. A loud […]
Update: New WashTimes article on the report here. This weekend, dogged Washington Times reporter Audrey Hudson previewed a Department of Homeland Security Inspector General’s report on the handling–and mishandling–of Flight 327. Longtime readers will remember this incident as an airline security object lesson on the need for passengers to say something when they see something. […]
Peace through flag-burning Despicable Memorial Day desecration in Orcas Island, Wash.: Vandals burned dozens of small American flags that decorated veterans’ graves for Memorial Day and replaced many of them with hand-drawn swastikas, authorities said Monday. Forty-six flag standards were found empty and another 33 flags were in charred tatters Sunday in the cemetery, authorities […]
Absolute moral authority.
Bill Richardson: Dishonoring the dead Welcome to Memorial Day 2007. Here’s a lesson in How Not To Honor a Fallen Soldier 101. Don’t do what Democratic presidential candidate Bill Richardson did to fallen Marine Lance Corporal Aaron Austin: Get his name wrong. Exploit his death on the campaign trail. Insult his mother by claiming she […]
Here’s the Drudge-hyped headline of a morale-undermining NYTimes article just in time for the Memorial Day holiday: Doubts Grow as G.I.’s in Iraq Find Allies in Enemy Ranks NYTimes reporter Michael Kamber reports from Baghdad on a story that’s not news–militia infiltration of some of the Iraq security forces being trained by American troops (we […]
Charlie Sheen: Taking off the tinfoil? (Photoshop credit: Moonbattery) So reports the NYPost’s Page Six: Support for the loopy 9/11 documentary “Loose Change” – which argues that the World Trade Center terror attack was part of a secret U.S. government conspiracy – is quickly losing steam. A source tells us Charlie Sheen “is having second […]
Slate is blogging the Bible. At Hot Air, we’ve launched a new Sunday feature with Robert Spencer blogging the Koran. Be informed.
At West Point. Update: Jim Hoft has more.
Counterterrorism analyst Daveed Gartenstein-Ross is embedded in Iraq. Read his latest dispatch from outside the wire: Patrolling Yarmouk. Outside the Wire’s J.D. Johannes, embedded with the Black Lions of Task Force 1-28 in Baghdad, reports on the “cellular battlespace.” Miblogs reporting… Desert Flier, a flight/trauma nurse in Anbar province, blogs about Ramadi all-nighters. Stimp at […]
Special delivery for CBS Lots of readers keep e-mailing me about the campaign to save the CBS show, “Jericho.” I’ve never watched it, but readers tell me it’s a conservative-friendly program. Paul M. e-mails: “This show was about a devastating nuclear terrorist attack on the US (multiple cities) and one small Kansas town dealing with […]
It looks like this: And this: Don Surber and Wretchard at The Belmont Club note the silence of the human rights crowd and the MSM in regard to the al Qaeda torture manual published at The Smoking Gun. Writes Wretchard: The problem with the word “torture” is that it has been so artfully corrupted by […]
Click for our report: He says, “Get real.” We say: Get a clue. *** Related: Hugh Hewitt’s interview with Chertoff earlier this week. If Chertoff makes the Sunday rounds, will someone please ask him about his smearing of immigration enforcement proponents and expressed contempt for grass-roots conservatives. Please?
Pitch in: Operation Hero Miles gives family members of wounded servicemen and women free plane tickets to visit their loved ones recovering at military hospitals. This Memorial Day weekend, participating airlines will match unused frequent flyer mile donations mile-for-mile, from 6 AM, Friday, May 25th through 11:59 pm, Monday, May 28th.
If you are having trouble getting through the Capitol switchboard to express your opinion about the Bush-Kennedy shamnesty, there’s a special hotline number you might like to try. 1-800-882-2005. (Spanish number) 1-800-417-7666. (English number) Freepers picked up on it this morning. Bryan Preston dialed it earlier today and captured audio of the hotline. He reports: […]
Undercover Internet photojournalist Zombie was in Marin County, Calif., for an Al Gore book event. Check out the photos of all the carbon footprint-enlarging SUVs in the parking lot! And scroll all the way down for a fun Photoshop contest opportunity. *** Related: Instapundit highlights more enviro-hypocrisy.
***bumped and update: Senate approves the bill…“The Senate vote to send the legislation to the president was 80-14.”*** Oh, the nutroots are as unhappy with the White Flag Dems right now as grass-roots conservatives are with the Amnesty Republicans: Bowing to President Bush, the Democratic-controlled House reluctantly approved fresh billions for the Iraq war on […]
Shame, shame, shame: Proponents today narrowly defeated an amendment that would have ended the bill’s temporary worker program after five years. The measure was defeated 49 to 48, the narrow margin secured when Sen. Daniel Akaka (D-Hawaii) changed his vote at the last minute after an entreaty from Sen. Edward M. Kennedy (D-Mass.), the bill’s […]
The body found in the Euphrates River has been identified as Pfc. Joseph Anzack Jr. “I was honored to have him serve this country,” Joseph Anzack Sr. told the [Torrance] Breeze. “I know he went over there and made a difference… It was an honor to be his father.” Keep his family and the families […]
You remember WaPo blogger William “obscene amenities” Arkin. Well, he’s at it again–this time taking a swipe at milbloggers: …The MilBloggers got an extra boost of attention after the news about the Army’s “crackdown” on blogs, with the overheated claim that the new operations security (OPSEC) and bandwidth rules cut off soldiers from their families […]
Lisa dePasquale recommends countering John Edwards’ politicization of Memorial Day: Support the National Memorial Day Parade in D.C.
The Bush Justice Department is going after the New York City Fire Department because minorities can’t pass the FDNY written exam. Intrepid Heather Mac Donald blows the whistle on career DOJ bureaucrats chasing phantom racism: How much longer are public and private institutions going to be held hostage to black and Hispanic academic failure? The […]