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Political nepotism: Spot the missing words

By Michelle Malkin  •  August 31, 2009 10:35 PM

The NYTimes has a round-up of blog posts decrying Jenna Bush’s new job at the Today Show and assailing nepotism run amok in the world of political families. Can you spot the missing words? One starts with “K” and ends with “Y.” And rhymes with “TENNEDY.” Also missing: A word that starts with “B” and […]

Judge blocks construction work on Gadhafi’s NJ estate

By Michelle Malkin  •  August 31, 2009 08:34 PM

The Libyan government defied work-stoppage orders on its construction project at Moammar Gadhafi’s NJ compound. Now, a judge has issued a halt to work on the Libyan estate’s driveway. Just in tonight: A judge has ordered a halt to work being done outside a northern New Jersey mansion where Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi wanted to […]

Culture of corruption: William “Cold Cash” Jefferson files for bankruptcy

By Michelle Malkin  •  August 31, 2009 04:54 PM

The corruptocrat from Louisiana is fighting to keep every last scrap of his ill-gotten gains — and he has enlisted his lawyer daughter to help. Via NOLA.com: Forrmer U.S. Rep. William Jefferson and his wife, Andrea, have filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy protection as the convicted ex-congressman prepares for a forfeiture hearing in his federal […]

Soros-tied authors launch bid to dislodge conservative best-selling books

By Michelle Malkin  •  August 31, 2009 03:23 PM

“…among our prizes is a grand-prize of a trip for two to Honolulu, Hawaii…”

Gibbs accuses Bush/Cheney of “underresourcing” the whitewashed war on terror

By Michelle Malkin  •  August 31, 2009 02:12 PM

Responding to a question about Afghanistan during today’s White House press briefing, Obama spokesman Robert Gibbs assailed Bush/Cheney for having “under-resourced Afghanistan for the better part of a decade” and declared the region “the most important part of our war on terror.” Whoops. That’s “Overseas Continegency Operation” to you, Bobby. Flashback: After days of confusion […]

New eco-fearmongering message from Dems: “The fate of our planet hangs in the balance!”

By Michelle Malkin  •  August 31, 2009 01:30 PM

Your daily dose of Democrat alarmism just got delivered to my email box from Democrats.com and the League of Conservation Voters. Sarah Palin-bashing? Check. Rush Limbaugh-bashing? Check. Ironic Newt Gingrich-demonizing? Check. Ironic Big Oil-bashing? Check. Politics of fear? What politics of fear? Ohhhh, yeah, that politics of fear: Dear Friend, We’re about to face the […]

Emetic of the day: The David Brooks-Barack Obama love story

By Michelle Malkin  •  August 31, 2009 12:26 PM


Latest Girls Gone Wild culture outrage: Pole-dancing dolls and t-shirt pasties

By Michelle Malkin  •  August 31, 2009 10:57 AM


Wackjob science czar to appear on David Letterman

By Michelle Malkin  •  August 31, 2009 10:36 AM

According David Letterman’s website, wackjob science czar Dr. John Holdren is scheduled to appear Wednesday night, September 2. Holdren has been a guest on Letterman before. He visited in April 2008 to ply global warming scare propaganda. Not a peep from Letterman about Holdren’s spectacularly wrong predictions and irresponsible alarmism. And we certainly won’t expect […]

Tom Ridge: Straight to the remainder bin

By Michelle Malkin  •  August 31, 2009 09:44 AM