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Katie Couric: Maybe We Need a Muslim Version of the Cosby Show

By Doug Powers  •  December 31, 2010 10:46 AM

**Written by Doug Powers If you happen to be among those who oppose a mosque near Ground Zero, you might not be so biased if only some enterprising television producer would create a sitcom about an upper middle class Muslim family — perhaps featuring a lawyer wife and a doctor husband in a colorful cable-knit […]

Slow the plow: Big Labor’s death grip

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 31, 2010 10:41 AM

Photo credit: CBS 2 Big Labor’s Snowmageddon snit fit by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2010 Diligent English farmers of old once shared a motto about the blessings of work: “Industry produces wealth, God speed the plow.” Indolent New York City union officials who oversee snow removal apparently live by a different creed: Sloth enhances […]

WaPo Columnist: The Constitution is Impossible to Understand Because It’s Over 100 Years Old

By Doug Powers  •  December 30, 2010 02:04 PM

Indecipherable to the most brilliant liberal scholars

Chicago Mayoral Race Flush With Excitement

By Doug Powers  •  December 30, 2010 11:45 AM

**Written by Doug Powers Mediaite reports on a recent swirl of activity in the Windy City concerning Rahm Emanuel’s opponent in the Chicago Mayoral race: If radio really is the theater of the mind, then WGN-AM listeners were given a rather unfortunate show recently. As the station interviewed Congressman Danny Davis to discuss his campaign […]

Another reckless recess appointment

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 30, 2010 10:05 AM

The most open, transparent administration ever is ending the year by ramming through another controversial appointment under holiday cover. Introducing recess DOJ appointee James Cole, now deputy attorney general overseeing national security: President Obama used a recess appointment Wednesday to name James Cole as deputy attorney general. …Cole’s nomination to the second-ranking post at the […]

PGA Producer Wishes He Could Golf as Much as Obama

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

**Written by Doug Powers By way of Politico, here’s today’s Obama-hits-the-links update… Human Events Senior Editor Emily Miller Twittered about how many rounds of golf Obama is up to these days: This prompted John Kim, who is a coordinating producer for PGA.com, to respond this way: Kim later noted how he should get elected president […]

The ‘We’re Gonna Freeze to Death Because of Global Warming’ Headline of the Day; Updated

By Doug Powers  •  December 29, 2010 11:30 AM

Crazy from the heat

Big Nannies of the Year

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 29, 2010 10:22 AM

Big Nannies of the Year by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2010 It was a nefarious year for nettlesome nosy-bodies employed by the Nanny State. Here are the top power-grabbers of 2010 who just can’t leave us alone: — New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Two feet of snow paralyzed trains, buses, plows and emergency […]

A Nanny State Snow Job

By Doug Powers  •  December 29, 2010 08:12 AM

Where’s Bloomie?

Mayor Bloomberg’s Spanish Snow Address Translated for Our English Speaking Audience

By Doug Powers  •  December 28, 2010 04:21 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Today, New York City Mayor Bloomberg delivered a message in Spanish concerning the blizzard that has crippled much of the eastern US. Click the pic to hear the announcement: If you don’t speak Spanish, here’s a translation of the Mayor’s update: ***** My fellow Spanish-speaking New Yorkers. You may have noticed […]

Pelosi: Can You Spare $10 to Protect the Progress We’ve Made?

By Doug Powers  •  December 28, 2010 01:32 PM

**Written by Doug Powers If you were on the receiving end of this letter, it must have been a little like getting a plea for reinforcements from Custer the day after Little Bighorn: Speaker Nancy Pelosi has an outgoing New Year’s Eve wish, asking House campaign supporters to give money to fight back against “shameful […]

‘Green’ Fail in the Outback: Police Can’t Fit Gear in Hybrids They’re Required to Drive

By Doug Powers  •  December 28, 2010 09:46 AM

The science is settled: That stuff won’t fit in there

111th Congress ‘Most Productive Ever’ — In a ‘Termites Devouring a House’ Kind of Way

By Doug Powers  •  December 27, 2010 05:29 PM

**Written by Doug Powers In the past month, story after story after story has been published mentioning how the 111th Congress is the “most productive in decades.” What a nice spin on an absolute disaster. These people would have reported the Titanic sinking as “Ocean-going public bathing more than ever.” To paraphrase Bill Clinton, it […]

Those ‘Death Panels’? Bush’s Fault

By Doug Powers  •  December 27, 2010 04:22 PM

**Written by Doug Powers There was probably a five-hour meeting at the White House on how to spin this, which culminated in somebody throwing his hands in the air and saying “Let’s just do what we always do and blame Bush — everybody okay with that? Good.” From The Hill: The Obama administration is trying […]

Gallup’s Most Admired Man & Woman for 2010

By Doug Powers  •  December 27, 2010 02:44 PM

In case you haven’t guessed yet

Tea Party Freshman Walks the Talk

By Doug Powers  •  December 27, 2010 01:28 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Who better to understand and make decisions on what’s in the best interest of the private sector than a member of Congress who forces himself to live in it as much as possible? I know many politicians find that concept more horrifying than getting mouth-to-mouth resuscitation from Henry Waxman, but at […]

Obama Calls Eagles Owner, Thanks Him for Giving Michael Vick a 2nd Chance

By Doug Powers  •  December 27, 2010 10:56 AM

Doggone forgiving

Media Picks Up Latest White House Spin: Obama’s Humble… Just Like Reagan

By Doug Powers  •  December 26, 2010 05:13 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Yesterday, the New York Times, as a Christmas gift to those of us who enjoy laughing until pumpkin pie and egg nog shoots out our noses, published a piece about how President Obama has a natural penchant for humility: “I think it speaks volumes about the man’s temperament,” said Robert Dallek, […]

Every Day is Christmas in the Undrained Swamp

By Doug Powers  •  December 26, 2010 01:12 PM

Payback’s a cinch

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

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 25, 2010 10:46 AM

Wishing you all a joy-filled Christmas! “Gloria in excelsis Deo” – King’s College Choir: A special Christmas greeting to our troops at home and overseas. Soldiers celebrate in Iraq: Although morale is high and the threat significantly lower as the U.S. troops head in the last year of service here, Crane says the emotional struggles […]

Un-merry Christmas from the ACLU

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 24, 2010 10:47 AM

The ACLU’s Unholy War on Catholic Hospitals by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2010 Ho, ho, ho! Just in time for Christmas, the American Civil Liberties Union has launched a new salvo against people of faith. Even as billions around the world celebrate the birth of Christ, joyless, abortion-obsessed secularists never take a holiday. On […]

Pilot in Trouble for Exposing Vital Airline Insecurity Secrets

By Doug Powers  •  December 24, 2010 09:36 AM

**Written by Doug Powers We won’t know the final fate of the pilot until James Clapper is clapped-on and alerted to this story at some point next week so he can assist Janet Napolitano in deciding what to do, but from the looks of it, the TSA should be hiring this guy as a consultant […]

US Senator Writes Letter to Santa About Global Warming… No, Seriously

By Doug Powers  •  December 23, 2010 11:09 PM

**Written by Doug Powers New Jersey Senator Robert Menendez is still a true believer. This letter appeared in the Huffington Post: Dear Santa Claus, I am writing out of concern, because you may have to move from the North Pole due to the dramatic melting of Arctic sea ice. The Navy’s chief oceanographer says that […]

Complete Lack of Bias Causes CBS News to Accidentally Air Joke Cover of Bush Book

By Doug Powers  •  December 23, 2010 01:44 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Hey, I’m sure they’ve made similar “mistakes” and accidentally shown fake covers of Clinton or Obama’s books instead of the actual covers. Okay, maybe not, but they might someday, and that’s the whole point: Newsday editor and colleague, Alan Fallick was watching CBS’ “Sunday Morning” this past Sunday, and watched Erin […]

Sarah Palin’s Run-In With Rudolph

By Doug Powers  •  December 23, 2010 10:07 AM

**Written by Doug Powers Another outrageously outraged Aaron Sorkin column on the way in 3… 2… 1… If you have trouble with the video try here. **Written by Doug Powers Twitter @ThePowersThatBe Like this:Like Loading…

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