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John McCain Eulogizes Senate Career of ‘Irreplaceable’ Russ Feingold, Just Before Feingold is Replaced

By Doug Powers  •  November 30, 2010 11:49 PM

29 dimensions of compatibility

Another Day, Another Conyers Family Ethics Problem

By Doug Powers  •  November 30, 2010 04:13 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Has John Conyers, not to mention members of his family, earned the benefit of the doubt with their years of honest service? Should we just assume there’s a reasonable explanation for this? I didn’t think so: DETROIT (WJBK) – The son of Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., says items were stolen out […]

Senate passes new food police bill: Roll call vote 73-25; Senator Bennet: “It’s all rigged”

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 30, 2010 11:20 AM

I mentioned last week that a new Big Foodie bill opposed by a diverse coalition of limited government activists, small family farmers, and left-leaning “locovores” was coming down the pike. Today, I’m disappointed to tell you, the regulatory expansion bill masquerading as a “safety” measure passed by a large margin — with stomach-turning Republican support. […]

Big Labor/Open Borders Lobby unveil six-figure DREAM Act propaganda campaign

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 30, 2010 10:44 AM

Big Labor and the Open Borders Lobby are launching six-figure ad campaign for the DREAM Act illegal alien bailout in Florida, Massachusetts, Maine, Nevada, and Texas. They never rest. And they are putting their money where their mouths are. How about you? Media Advisory For: Contact: Blair Fitzgibbon November 30, 2010 (202) 503-6141 **Telephonic Press […]

It’s Good Ta Be Da King: Abdullah Commandeers Entire Wing of New York Presbyterian Hospital

By Doug Powers  •  November 30, 2010 10:05 AM

**Written by Doug Powers Following the signing of the Health Care bill, Saudi King Abdullah reportedly called President Obama to congratulate him on the US taking a step toward embracing a superior universal health care system like the one that can be found in Saudi Arabia. The health care in Saudia Arabia is so awesome […]

The curtains open on Lame Duck Theater

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 30, 2010 08:57 AM

Photoshop credit: Applecross Media and Big Fur Hat I’ve already posted my post-midterm victory warning about what Republicans shouldn’t do at President Obama’s dog-and-pony bipartisan show scheduled for later this morning. Here’s the WaPo preview of “Lame Duck Theater:” When President Obama sits down with the new Republican congressional leaders for their first face-to-face meeting […]

DREAM Act nightmare: A massive open-borders entitlement program

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 30, 2010 08:23 AM

It’s no surprise to long-time readers of this blog that the pro-illegal immigration Wall Street Journal has come out in favor of the DREAM Act bailout. The WSJ editorial page has long crusaded for de facto and de jure amnesty — and I’ve exposed its deceptive campaigning on behalf of illegal aliensfor years. (See my […]

Eric Holder Focuses on Important Legal Challenge: The 2022 World Cup

By Doug Powers  •  November 29, 2010 11:25 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Prosecuting terrorists (sorry, “man-caused disaster suspects”) and investigating the WikiLeaks fiasco will have to wait, because the chief of the US Justice Department has more immediate priorities: One thing’s for certain: He can’t do much worse than his boss did in trying to secure the 2016 Olympics in Chicago. The AP […]

Cancun Climate Summit Scientists Call for **Rationing in the Developed World (**Exceptions: Climate Change Summits & Al Gore)

By Doug Powers  •  November 29, 2010 03:18 PM

**Written by Doug Powers For the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Cancun, which began today, representatives from somewhere in the neighborhood of 194 countries flew to Mexico from all around the world. Why? Well, partly to tell the rest of us we need to chill out on the long-haul flights: In one paper Professor […]

Latest Global Warming Denier: David Letterman’s Mother

By Doug Powers  •  November 29, 2010 10:38 AM

Face of the enemy

Wikileaks and the sabotage of U.S. diplomacy

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 29, 2010 08:29 AM

“…the September 11th of world diplomacy.”

Leslie Nielsen, RIP

By Doug Powers  •  November 28, 2010 10:18 PM

**Written by Doug Powers From the time I saw Airplane in a movie theater at the age of about 15, I was hooked on Leslie Nielsen’s style. His comedic timing and delivery was impeccable. He’d had a lengthy career before that which covered many genres and characters, but Airplane directors and writers Jim Abrahams and […]

Author Edmund Morris Appears on ‘Face the Fat, Lazy, Undisciplined Nation’

By Doug Powers  •  November 28, 2010 02:53 PM

**Written by Doug Powers On Face the Nation this morning, Bob Scheiffer’s round-table consisted of four authors who have written historical and/or political books. One of those authors was Edmund Morris, a Kenyan-born biographer residing in the United States who is obviously a fan of the movie My Cousin Vinny, but not a big fan […]

GM Stock Sale: Union Wins, Taxpayers Lose

By Doug Powers  •  November 28, 2010 09:47 AM

**Written by Doug Powers Just to make the story I’ll get to in a minute a little more nauseating, if you haven’t seen it already, view the latest GM ad thanking you, the taxpayer, for helping the company get back on its feet: You’re welcome, GM. When might we expect our first dividend check? Helping […]

The Boston ‘Me’ Party

By Doug Powers  •  November 27, 2010 11:24 PM

Reporting for ostentatious ego stroking

A Friendly Reminder for the ‘Patriotic Millionaires for Higher Taxes’ Club

By Doug Powers  •  November 27, 2010 03:00 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Joe Biden once called paying higher taxes a patriotic act, and some millionaires are trying to wrap themselves in Joe’s “Tread on Me” flag by begging the government to raise their taxes. From the Daily Caller: While the New York Post reported Wednesday that more than 80 percent of Americans believe […]

Just another bomb-plotting jihadist yelling “Allahu akbar!”

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 27, 2010 09:07 AM

Mohamed O. Mohamud Ho-hum. If it’s Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, or Sunday, it’s just another day in the life of a true believer in violent jihad. Yes: Violent jihad. Two words the current occupant of the White House won’t say together and about which he remains in stubborn denial. Violent jihad. A fundamental […]

Black Friday open thread

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 26, 2010 08:27 AM

Hope you all had a great holiday. I’m taking the day off with family. Here’s a partial clip of my Thanksgiving Day visit with Fox & Friends yesterday calling out some of the political turkeys of the year: Among the biggest turkeys I named: Palin-bashers…for their feckless double standards (which Gov. Palin skewers perfectly on […]

Giving Thanks for American Ingenuity

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 24, 2010 11:13 PM

I, Electric Carving Knife Happy Thanksgiving, readers! Hope you all have a wonderful holiday with family and friends. My column today gives thanks for American ingenuity. Many of you are familar with the famous economics essay, “I, Pencil,” which uses the lowly writing tool to teach profound lessons about the wonders of free-market capitalism. Today, […]

Whew! FLOTUS Approves Thanksgiving Pie

By Doug Powers  •  November 24, 2010 10:34 PM

**Written by Doug Powers For those of you who were waiting for the official go-ahead, I’ve got some very good news: What a relief! No tree bark and lawn clippings for dessert this year! I haven’t felt this liberated since Tipper Gore gave a very reluctant nod to **playing Alice Cooper albums (**on Halloween only). […]

John Conyers Didn’t Have Time to Read the Health Care Bill But He Had Time to Read This?

By Doug Powers  •  November 24, 2010 01:32 PM

For the articles

Liberals to Launch ‘Centrist’ Political Movement

By Doug Powers  •  November 24, 2010 10:50 AM

Middle of the road?

Rifles vs. Nail Clippers: The Airport Security Story of the Week

By Doug Powers  •  November 23, 2010 11:19 PM

**Written by Doug Powers No more calls please — we have a winner! Erick Erickson at Red State relays a story from somebody returning to the US from Afghanistan on a military charter not long ago that might prompt Zucker & Abrahams to sue the TSA for copyright infringement. Read it here and then come […]

The no-grope list: Look who gets a junk-touching exemption

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 23, 2010 04:34 PM

Don’t squeeze the J-Nap.

Non-shocker of the day: Green jobs boondoogle a bust

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 23, 2010 11:50 AM

Back in April 2009, we took note of how the green jobs boondoggle turned out in Spain. In two words: Epic fail. No matter. The Obama White House shoveled more and more enviro-slush fund money into the green jobs/union jobs black hole. Now, the Washington Post reports that retrained workers who followed the green jobs’ […]

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