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San Francisco Chronicle plays matchmaker for anti-Prop. 8 protesters

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 26, 2009 01:55 PM

The San Francisco Chronicle’s Joe Garofoli is providing a helpful public service for angry, anti-Prop. 8 demonstrators looking for companionship. He’s just published hook-up instructions from “progressive techies” on how to locate the nearest protest (hat tip: JWF): For those not in San Francisco or LA to celebrate/mourn Tuesday’s Prop 8 ruling, the progressive techies […]

Breaking: Prop. 8 upheld

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 26, 2009 01:05 PM

They’ll be back.

Hey, Claire McCaskill: Meet Clarence Thomas

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 26, 2009 11:29 AM

On Fox News Channel this morning, Sen. Claire McCaskill dutifully read her “compelling personal story” talking points and hyped Sonia Sotomayor’s compelling personal background while whitewashing her legal record. (RCP Video has the clip here.) Incredibly, McCaskill was not aware that Sotomayor had said “I would hope that a wise Latina woman with the richness […]

SCOTUS pick: Sonia Sotomayor

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 26, 2009 09:55 AM

So, it’s Sonia Sotomayor. Identity politics triumphs. Here’s the bio/record info I shared at the beginning of the month: “Judge Sotomayor’s nomination to the Supreme Court would be very concerning given her hard-left record on the Court of Appeals, where she is recognized by practitioners as one of the more liberal judges. -Judge Sotomayor’s personal […]

Courting trouble

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 26, 2009 06:02 AM

Hope you are well-rested from the Memorial Day weekend. Lots on the docket — literally. Obama’s SCOTUS pick is widely rumored to be revealed sometime this week: In a C-SPAN interview that aired this weekend, Obama said he hoped for hearings on his eventual nominee in July, followed by a final confirmation vote before Congress […]

Fetch the comfy chair! U.N. Security Council passes new toothless resolution; Update: N. Korea fires two more short-range missiles

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 26, 2009 12:12 AM

In response to North Korea’s willful violation of a toothless U.N. Security Council resolution, the panel quickly passed…yet another toothless U.N. Security Council resolution. It is Monty Python’s world, and we are all just living in it. Fetch the comfy chair! We all know the answer, but William A. Jacobson has an excellent post asking […]

Memorial Day 2009: Giving thanks for those who made the ultimate sacrifice

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 25, 2009 12:41 AM

Engraved on the Korean War Memorial: Pearl Harbor: The Blue Angels’ missing man formation: Words and men I’ll never forget: “Others have died for my freedom, now this is my mark.” – Cpl. Jeffrey B. Starr. “He knew what he was fighting for.” – father of Lt. Michael P. Murphy. “He felt that what we […]

Reports: North Korea says it conducted 2nd nuke test; Obama: “Matter of grave concern”

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 24, 2009 11:40 PM

Gird your loins, as they say: North Korea staged a “successful” underground nuclear test, the communist state’s official media said. The North “successfully conducted another underground nuclear test on May 25 as part of its measures aimed at strengthening its self-defence nuclear deterrent in every way,” the Korean Central News Agency said. The test will […]

You can say that again, Mr. President

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 23, 2009 12:20 PM

President Obama tells us this Memorial Day weekend that veterans have not gotten the respect they deserve: President Barack Obama saluted veterans and urged his countrymen to do the same this Memorial Day weekend, saying the nation has not always paid them proper respect. In his weekly radio and Internet address Saturday, Obama said people […]

Sharia Watch: Facebook = haram!

By Michelle Malkin  •  May 22, 2009 03:03 PM

Indonesian Muslim clerics frown on social networking. Using YouTube for jihad recruitment: Good. Using Facebook and Friendster to chat with friends: Bad! Indonesian Islamic clerics warned Muslims on Friday not to use popular Internet networking sites like Facebook for flirting or gossiping. A non-binding resolution issued after a meeting of hundreds of Islamic scholars from […]