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The Obamas Prove They Aren’t Far Removed From What Most Americans are Going Through

By Doug Powers  •  July 26, 2010 03:07 PM

**Written by Doug Powers The president’s family is feeling a hit like most Americans these days: He says he and first lady Michelle Obama took a hit like everybody else when the economy nearly collapsed, telling ABC that a college fund for daughters Malia and Sasha has gone “up and down” with the stock market. […]

Smearing J. Christian Adams

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 26, 2010 11:50 AM

WaPo water-carrier E.J. Dionne does Team Obama’s dirty work for them in his column today smearing DOJ whistleblower J. Christian Adams. Read all about it from Quin Hilyer at the American Spectator here. An excerpt: …the worst thing Dionne does is smear the whistle-blowing attorney Christian Adams without ever talking with Adams and without checking […]

Lockerbie release: So much for “smart diplomacy.” So much for “surprised.”

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 26, 2010 09:37 AM

Here is what Team Obama’s “smart” and sensitive form of diplomacy has wrought: A hero’s welcome home to Libya for the murderous Lockerbie bomber Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, who was released last August claiming he had terminal cancer and three months to live. A year later, the jihadist is still alive, senators want an investigation, and […]

The blabbermouth media strikes again

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 26, 2010 09:20 AM

(Image credit: PTG, 2006 NYT blabbermouths photoshop contest 2006) Last week, it was the Washington Post spilling the beans on the nation’s post-9/11 top-secret infrastructure. Today, it’s the NYTimes dutifully splashing vengeful Wikileaks’ massive document dump on our Afghanistan military strategy. The Times tries not to break its collective arm patting itself on the back […]

Time to Play ‘Stump Howard Dean’

By Doug Powers  •  July 25, 2010 08:19 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Howard “Yeearrrgh!” Dean was on Fox News this morning with Chris Wallace discussing the Shirley Sherrod thing, and Dean reiterated simple truths such as the sun rises in the east, kids shouldn’t run with scissors and that Fox News is racist. Wallace asked Dean if he was aware that the Sherrod […]

Putting the tax in tax-and-spend liberalism

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 25, 2010 09:52 AM

As they say in the military: BOHICA. On ABC’s This Week today, tax cheat Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner championed the expiration of the Bush tax cuts and pooh-poohed the economic impact of tax hikes on the highest earners in the country. It’s “responsible” to punish the wealthy, he argued. Because after spending America into oblivion, […]

Invasion: Gangs, gun battles at Tex-Mex border; Updated: No US ranch seizures, 51 bodies discovered in Monterrey

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 24, 2010 07:11 PM

Scroll for updates… There’s a new outbreak of disorder at the southern border this weekend. The AP reports on gun battles plaguing the region across from Laredo, Texas: Late-night gunbattles with gangs who forced citizens from their cars and used the vehicles to block streets paralyzed a border city, sound of gunfire alarmed Texans on […]

Young Voters Slowly Abandoning Hope & Change

By Doug Powers  •  July 24, 2010 02:12 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Could it finally be sinking in who exactly is going to be paying for all this alleged “free” stuff? WASHINGTON — Young voters who had been enthralled by Barack Obama’s “Yes, we can” message are now saying “Maybe not” — and are backing away from the president in a worrisome new […]

Who’s in the Lead for the GOP Nomination?

By Doug Powers  •  July 24, 2010 10:36 AM

Early front-runner?

Joe Biden: The Heavy Lifting is Over

By Doug Powers  •  July 23, 2010 04:03 PM

Whew!

CBS Reports Obama’s Unemployment Benefits Flip-Flop

By Doug Powers  •  July 23, 2010 01:36 PM

**Written by Doug Powers President Obama and the Democrats have been calling out Republicans who opposed extending unemployment benefits without a way to account for the expenditure and piling on more debt. “May God have mercy on your souls,” said resident lunatic Rep. Alan Grayson in a fit of non-secularism to Republicans opposing the unfunded […]

Setback for the ‘Committee to Make the Billy Carter Service Station Museum a Nat’l Historic Site’

By Doug Powers  •  July 23, 2010 12:20 PM

**Written by Doug Powers The push to get taxpayers to pay for the upkeep of Jimmy Carter’s brother’s gas station and turn it into a national park (suggested name: “Mount Lushmore”) began last year, but it was dealt a blow yesterday: The gas station of former President Jimmy Carter’s beer drinking brother will not become […]

The Democrats’ War on the West

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 23, 2010 09:50 AM

The Democrats’ war on the west by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2010 “Why do they hate us?” It’s a burning question on the minds of border-dwelling taxpayers, small business owners, farmers, and Rocky Mountain oil and gas industry workers suffering under punitive Democrat policies. Eighteen months into the Obama administration, the war on the […]

John Kerry Was For Taxes Before He Was Against Them: Thurston & Lovey Avoid $500k in Mass. Luxury Taxes

By Doug Powers  •  July 23, 2010 09:44 AM

Taxes for thee but not for me

Summer of Corruption: Rangel to face ethics charges

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 22, 2010 05:09 PM

I’m not going to get my hopes up given the Democrat foxes guarding the henHouse, but it looks like Charlie Rangel may finally get his comeuppance. Via the Washington Post: The House ethics committee is preparing to conduct what to amounts to a trial for former House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Charlie Rangel (D-N.Y.). […]

Sheriff Arpaio Opens ‘Section 1070′ to House Illegals Arrested Under New Law

By Doug Powers  •  July 22, 2010 02:45 PM

“We’ll leave the light on for ya…”

Apologist-in-chief aims for another Nobel Peace Prize

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 22, 2010 01:35 PM

Raise your hands: Who else is sick of the Shirley Sherrod circus? We’ve entered the 20th minute of Sherrod’s 15 minutes of fame with this afternoon’s news of President Obama’s phone call to express “regret” for his administration’s hasty sacking of the former USDA official. She pronounced herself “very pleased.” Profuse apologies to the world […]

A memorial for slain Border Patrol agent Robert Rosas

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 22, 2010 01:07 PM

Border Agent Robert Rosas, Jr., killed in the line of duty A year ago tomorrow, on July 23, 2009, Border Patrol agent Robert Rosas gave his life while responding to an illegal alien incursion in San Diego County, CA. (See here and here for background). Tomorrow, friends, family, and concerned citizens will hold a memorial […]

Dirtbag of the Week: Man Robs Kids’ Lemonade Stand

By Doug Powers  •  July 22, 2010 09:53 AM

**Written by Doug Powers There’s a special place in hell for somebody who would rob some kids’ lemonade stand, isn’t there? From the Detroit Free Press: Calls offering donations have come in from as far away as Colorado and Cincinnati for a group of girls whose Pontiac lemonade stand was robbed Sunday afternoon. The outpouring […]

Pushing back: Thousands of Obama’s drilling moratorium victims rally in La.

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 21, 2010 03:44 PM

We need to see Obama’s job-killing victims in the streets every day. Make your voices, faces, stories heard, seen, and re-told often. Thousands stood up today in Louisiana. How about you?: The crowd, many wearing T-shirts with slogans like “Drill Baby Drill,” and “No Moratorium,” began streaming into the Lafayette Cajundome as soon as the […]

Obamagasms on V-O Day at JournoList

By Doug Powers  •  July 21, 2010 02:31 PM

**Written by Doug Powers If you haven’t yet, be sure to check out the Daily Caller’s JournoList collection of various alleged journalists, reporters and others commenting about V-O Day — Victory for Obama — in the 2008 election. Before clicking the links and accessing the Obamagasms, cover yourself in plastic like you’re in the front […]

The RNC is Steele-ing the Election — Update: RNC Denies Hiding Debt, Says Debt Paid

By Doug Powers  •  July 21, 2010 11:27 AM

**Written by Doug Powers The Republican National Committee is Steele-ing the election, and in the process they’re stealing it from Republicans. The RNC bumbling continues as the November election draws nearer. The RNC supported Dede Scozzafava (who returned the favor by supporting a Democrat), which cost them who knows how much by angering plenty of […]

Obama to sign Dodd-Frank monstrosity today

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 21, 2010 05:12 AM

Corrupt and corrupter.

Dealergate, social justice & the Obama job-killing machine; Update: The race factor

By Michelle Malkin  •  July 21, 2010 03:48 AM

DUI: Driving under the influence…of Big Labor-pandering, left-wing radicals My column today dives into the TARP special inspector general’s audit of the “Factors Affecting the Decisions of General Motors and Chrysler to Reduce Their Dealership Networks.” You can find it at the TARP OIG’s website here. I encourage you all to read through the entire […]

One Small Step For Man, 41 Years Later

By Doug Powers  •  July 20, 2010 09:00 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Today is the 41st anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing on July 20, 1969. It’s also my oldest son’s 15th birthday, but I digress… We hear a lot about “progress” these days, but it usually involves bailouts, freebies, nanny-state nonsense, deficit spending and perverting the name of “science” to justify […]

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