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Whew! CBS Promises to Add More Gay Characters to its Shows

By Doug Powers  •  July 29, 2010 04:05 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Fresh from the “who really controls the programming on television” file we find this: CBS will introduce more gay characters on its scripted programs in response to recently receiving a failing grade from GLAAD, CBS President Nina Tassler said Wednesday. “I’m very disappointed in our track record so far,” Tassler said […]

Joy Behar Receives Kneepads Via Rush Delivery for Obama Interview, Quickly Wears Them Out

By Doug Powers  •  July 29, 2010 01:49 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Rush Limbaugh will be pleased that the money he spent to Fed-Ex Joy Behar a pair of kneepads in time for President Obama’s appearance on The View didn’t go to waste. From Media Bistro: “You’ve really done a lot, I think,” Joy Behar, who now has her own talk show on […]

Sen. Pat Leahy on New Black Panther Party case: Blame Bush, twiddle thumbs

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 29, 2010 12:04 PM

Last week, Senate Judiciary Committee Republicans demanded a hearing on the New Black Panther Party shenanigans of the Obama Department of (Social) Justice. Sen. Pat Leahy has replied. Cliff Notes’ version: Blame Bush. Hide behind Abigail Thernstrom. Wait for Eric Holder’s next spin cycle. Read the response right here: 7-29-10 PJL to Sessions Re – […]

Shed no tears for corruptocrat Charlie Rangel; Update: Deal reportedly struck…or not?; Dems stall for Rangel; 13 charges announced

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 29, 2010 09:28 AM

Scroll for updates… Much more coming today as the House ethics committee prepares to release its treasure trove of charges against corruptocrat Charlie Rangel, but I had to call your attention immediately to this maudlin, sycophantic paean to Rangel from WaPo’s Dana Milbank. It’s titled “Charlie Rangel: Fallling with Grace.” (“Grace?!” Guess he missed this […]

Obama’s Sob-Story Example of Why Unemployment Benefits Should Be Extended is a Convicted Fraudster

By Doug Powers  •  July 29, 2010 09:25 AM

**Written by Doug Powers Politics 101: If you’re trying to convince hard-working Americans — many of whom are holding down multiple jobs — to support their tax dollars going towards extending unemployment benefits to people who have allegedly fallen on hard times, your “grounds-of-compassion” example should not be a criminal. By way of Ed Morrissey […]

Feds to enforce fingerprint/ID registration database against…mortgage brokers

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 28, 2010 05:32 PM

Well, this is quite a striking contrast to the Arizona ruling today protecting illegal aliens and the feds from “burdensome” ID checks. The government is creating a national registry/fingerprint database for mortgage brokers in the U.S. Priorities: Mortgage loan originators will have to be fingerprinted and sign up to a central registry to do business […]

CBS News: Judge Issues Injunction Blocking ‘Parts’ of Arizona Law; Updated

By Doug Powers  •  July 28, 2010 01:17 PM

**Written by Doug Powers So far all I’ve read on this is a Twitter post from CBS Radio: What “parts” are blocked is still unknown. **Written by Doug Powers Twitter @ThePowersThatBe *** Update (by MM): Fox reporting that the “lion’s share” of the law will go into effect tonight. Awaiting reaction from Gov. Brewer. Via […]

Diane von Furstenberg Designs Limited Edition Nancy Pelosi Tote Bag

By Doug Powers  •  July 28, 2010 10:49 AM

Holds up to 10 pounds of BS!

Hide-and-seek hypocrites on the Hill

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 28, 2010 02:37 AM

My column today puts the DISCLOSE debacle in the broader context of the Democrats’ reign of darkness. Underscoring the theme of theme of the column: The story from Fox Business on how the “financial reform” bill championed by Obama exempts the SEC from FOIA requests. The transparency farce continues. Always look under the Astroturf mat. […]

Open-borders/SEIU caravan to Arizona: You read it here first

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 28, 2010 12:13 AM

On June 29, I shared an outraged e-mail from an L.A. government worker lambasting the SEIU for using worker dues to organize a pro-illegal immigration bus ride to protest Arizona’s immigration enforcement law. SB1070 goes into effect this week. Flashback: I am a member of SEIU because, as an employee of Los Angeles County I […]