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Best (er, worst) of 2009: Obama cult education video of the year

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 31, 2009 01:44 PM

Mmm, mmmm, mmmm.

Best (er, worst) of 2009: Hate mail edition

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 31, 2009 12:24 PM

Season’s &$*%!! greetings.

Best of 2009: Daniel Hannan’s viral European parliament speech

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 31, 2009 11:19 AM

A fiscal conservative shot heard ’round the world on March 25, 2009: Would that we had more like him on our side of the pond.

Best of 2009: Tea Party sign of the times

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

I’ll be spotlighting best-of images and stories of 2009 throughout the day. First-up: One of my favorite Tea Party signs sent in by a reader in Raleigh, NC: Let’s make it an operating slogan of 2010.

Prayers for Rush

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 30, 2009 10:07 PM

Please keep Rush in your prayers: Conservative radio talk host Rush Limbaugh was rushed to a Honolulu hospital on Wednesday afternoon with chest pains, sources told KITV. Paramedics responded to the call at 2:41 p.m. at the Kahala Hotel and Resort. Limbaugh suffered from chest pains, sources said. Paramedics treated him and took him to […]

Damage control in 30 seconds: Ben Nelson’s CYA ad

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 30, 2009 01:40 PM

Laughingstock.

SEIU Watch: More workers revolt against power-grabbing Purple Shirts

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 30, 2009 05:00 AM

“It was anything but SEIU.”

Yemen, Gitmo, and jihadi revolving doors

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 30, 2009 03:15 AM

My column today spotlights Yemen’s dangerous catch-and-release program for terrorists — and ours. But before you read it, please inform yourselves of this sad passing: American sailor/U.S.S. Cole bombing survivor Johan Gokool died in Florida yesterday. He lost a leg in the attack and suffered severe PTSD. Gokool was 31. R.I.P. and never forget. In […]

Why is Obama still in Hawaii?

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 30, 2009 02:09 AM

Five days after the Christmas Day bomber tried to blow up NWA Flight 253 over Detroit, President Obama is still on vacation in Hawaii. He has delivered two hasty, tie-less statements on homeland security from a makeshift podium in Honolulu whose underwhelming sum impact has been the equivalent of voting “present” (Obama’s career m.o.) By […]

The Interpol question

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 29, 2009 05:33 PM

Last week, Steve Schippert at ThreatsWatch first raised questions about a White House executive order that appears to give Interpol immunity from American law. See Steve’s full analysis here. Andy McCarthy weighed in here with more questions: Why would we elevate an international police force above American law? Why would we immunize an international police […]

The taxpayer-subsidized illegal alien help line

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 29, 2009 02:37 PM

No doubt Janet Napolitano will find a way to praise this as an example of her homeland security system working: A group of California artists wants Mexicans and Central Americans to have more than just a few cans of tuna and a jug of water for their illegal trek through the harsh desert into the […]

Poor Obama: Being president is exhausting

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 29, 2009 01:41 PM

Jetting off for Broadway dates, undeserved Peace Prizes, botched Crony-lympics bids, and world apology tours is hard work, don’t you know? Cue the world’s smallest violin: After a sleepless, overnight flight to Oslo to accept the Nobel Peace Prize earlier this month, President Barack Obama made a not altogether surprising admission. He was tired. Who […]

The crackdown in Iran

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 29, 2009 10:31 AM

The Guardian details the latest on the new wave of arrests in Iran amid another round of regime complaints that the homegrown protests are Western-fomented: Authorities in Iran intensified their drive to snuff out the opposition movement overnight by arresting the relatives of prominent activists, including the sister of the Nobel laureate and human rights […]

Open thread: Obama’s statement on the Christmas Day jihadi attack; Perfunctory, hasty, and bloodless

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 28, 2009 02:50 PM

Scroll for updates… President Obama is scheduled to make a public statement this afternoon on the Christmas Day jihadi attack at around 3pm Eastern. Sure bet: He won’t use the word “jihad.” Via AP: The White House says President Barack Obama is preparing to make his first public statement on the Christmas Day terrorist attack […]

Corruptocrat Chris Dodd gets his comeuppance

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 28, 2009 01:02 PM

“You’re not gonna get re-elected.”

Breaking: Second Nigerian on Detroit-bound flight arrested; Update: “Stomach problems”

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 27, 2009 02:40 PM

Jihadists never rest. And their m.o. has always been: Try, try again. Hello: The Associated Press has learned that a second Nigerian man has been taken into custody aboard a jetliner in Detroit after locking himself in the airliner’s bathroom. A law enforcement official tells the AP that the incident took place aboard the same […]

Clown alert: Janet Napolitano says the “system worked;” Update: And now…J-No’s about-(clown)face

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 27, 2009 01:31 PM

Obama’s biggest joker.

The myth of the poor, oppressed jihadist

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 27, 2009 12:48 PM

The Independent of London has a piece up today on the wealthy, pampered lifestyle of would-be Christmas Day bomber Abdul Farouk Abdulmutallab. The Nigerian elite enginnering student studied at one of Britain’s leading universities, “lived a gilded life” and “stayed in a £2m flat.” The Independent says Abdulmatallab’s privileged status is “surprising” — “a very […]

Incident on NWA Flight 253? Update: suspect claims al Qaeda direction; Update: An attempted act of terror

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 25, 2009 03:45 PM

Scroll for updates… Via BNONews, a passenger on Detroit-bound NWA Flight 253 was arrested in what MAY have been an attempted hijacking. Also reports that the suspect may have attenpted to light something. TSA and FBI investigating. Update: MSNBC retracting story, according to BNONews. FoxNews and other reporting the arrested passenger lit firecrackers. ABC News […]

“Glory to God in the highest, and on earth peace, good will toward men.”

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 25, 2009 10:05 AM

Wishing you all a joy-filled Christmas! “Gloria in excelsis Deo” – King’s College Choir: Please keep our troops in your prayers. In Afghanistan, our soldiers are hard at work: ”This is my third Christmas away from family, the first two were in Iraq and then one here,” Sgt. David Nix, from Charlotte, North Carlina, said, […]

Senate delivers 2 massive lumps of coal

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 24, 2009 08:29 AM

I was stuck in line at the airport when the Senate served up Demcare and the debt limit increase. What a unconscionable burden to cram into the stockings of you, your kids, and grandkids, eh? The Democrat majority has been waging generational warfare unfettered for a year. Who will fight back – and when? *** […]

Report: Fort Hood jihadist spiritual advisor allegedly killed in Yemen raid

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 24, 2009 04:11 AM

Yesterday, ABC News reported that al Qaeda recruiter and Fort Hood jihadist spiritual advisor Anwar al Awlaki was asked by Nidal Hasan if it was okay to kill American soldiers. After mocking U.S. intelligence in an interview with al Jazeera, Reuters is reporting early this morning that Awlaki has been killed in a military strike […]

Nanny State Gone Wild: Defining dependency up

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 24, 2009 04:02 AM

My column today builds on this post about the slacker mandate in Demcare — and examines how the chief architects of the government health care are openly achieving single-payer-by-proxy. Listen to the final self-congratulatory paeans to “health care as a right” this morning and you’ll understand exactly what I’m talking about and exactly what they […]

Rallying against Gitmo North

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 23, 2009 11:22 AM

When no one else will fight for your national security, you have to D-I-Y. Do it yourself. Defend Our Defenders continues to step up to the plate. Here’s the latest on the citizen backlash against the Obama administration’s Gitmo North plans at Thomson Correctional Facility. And details of a potential lawsuit: GITMO LAWSUIT COULD BLOCK […]

Beltway Christmas: Cash for corruptocrats

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 23, 2009 09:30 AM

My column looks at the year in Washington political bribery. And what a year it was for the Beltway’s reverse Santa Clauses, who are suspended simultaneously in mental states of denial and indignation. Democrat Sen. Mary “Louisiana Purchase” Landrieu defended her payoff while declaring that she “can’t be bought.”Democrat Sen. Tom “Iowa Bounty” Harkin dismissed […]

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