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Coming Soon: ‘Democrats’ — A Steven Spielberg Production

By Doug Powers  •  December 22, 2010 09:43 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Consistent with the claim that Democrat setbacks have been a problem with messaging rather than voters rejecting their policies, it’s being reported that Nancy Pelosi is turning to Hollywood for (more) help: Midway through Philip Rucker and Paul Kane’s story about Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s transition to minority leader […]

Heh: Actor Who Made $12.5 Million for ‘Gigli’ Says Corporate CEOs are Overpaid

By Doug Powers  •  December 22, 2010 02:27 PM

**Written by Doug Powers It’s the holidays, which means the Hollywood limo libs just keep on delivering the gifts — unintentional laughs that is. From Newsbusters: On Tuesday’s Morning Edition, actor Ben Affleck was selling his new movie about corporate layoffs, Company Men, and anchorman Steve Inskeep carefully led the left-wing actor onto a soapbox […]

Internet access is not a “civil right”

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 22, 2010 10:00 AM

Meet the new Internet traffic cops Internet access is not a “civil right” by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2010 When bureaucrats talk about increasing your “access” to X, Y, or Z, what they’re really talking about is increasing their control over your lives exponentially. As it is with the government health care takeover, so […]

24/7, 364 Days-a-Year National Security Secret Revealed; Updated

By Doug Powers  •  December 21, 2010 11:15 PM

In the best of hands

Arnold Schwarzenegger For Climate Change Czar?

By Doug Powers  •  December 21, 2010 03:35 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Admittedly, it would be a perfect fit: Who’s more qualified to peddle the most expensive myth in history than a guy who made a fortune in fiction? Is Arnold Schwarzenegger angling for a job in the Obama administration? In an interview with editors at the Los Angeles Times, the outgoing California […]

2010 Census Report Released; Updated

By Doug Powers  •  December 21, 2010 12:50 PM

Elephant stampede

On the Lunar Eclipse, Christopher Columbus and Al Gore

By Doug Powers  •  December 21, 2010 09:35 AM

**Written by Doug Powers Early this morning, there was a lunar eclipse. Did you see it? My eyes were eclipsed by my eyelids so I missed it. The event reminded me of another lunar eclipse that occurred in February of 2008 — a cycle known as “the eclipse that saved Columbus.” The story begins more […]

Homeland Security Takes a Day Off

By Doug Powers  •  December 20, 2010 10:09 PM

**Written by Doug Powers On ABC’s World News Tonight, Diane Sawyer talked with the Obama Administration’s national security team, including Janet “Swifty” Napolitano. The topic of discussion concerned possible terrorist attacks on or around Christmas (if you’ll forgive the expression). I’ll sleep better tonight, because Napalitano reminded viewers that “thousands of people are working 24/7, […]

Bo Obama Faced Possible Quarantine in Hawaii, Asked to Produce Papers

By Doug Powers  •  December 20, 2010 04:06 PM


A procedural note about H.R. 5281 and the DREAM Act

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 20, 2010 12:57 PM

There is a bit of confusion on the Internet that needs to be cleared up about the Democrats’ plans for the DREAM Act. A number of readers have pointed to a weekend post at FreeRepublic.com warning that the DREAM Act is “hidden” in another bill, H.R. 5281. Senate staff explained to me today that DREAM […]

Watch out: More Obama union pay-offs in the works

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 20, 2010 12:18 PM

On Friday, President Obama mollified Big Labor bosses at the White House. Which means you better watch your wallets. Angered at the tax deal, union leaders marched into 1600 Pennsylvania with a renewed list of grievances and demands. AFL-CIO chief thug Richard Trumka was there, along with: United Steelworkers President Leo Gerard; American Federation of […]

‘Children Aren’t Going to Know What Snow Is’: A Global Warming Classic Flashback

By Doug Powers  •  December 20, 2010 11:22 AM

**Written by Doug Powers Ed Driscoll features this gem of a global warming story from March of 2000 that appeared in The Independent: Among the horrors the “settled science” declared imminent was the disappearance of snow: Global warming, the heating of the atmosphere by increased amounts of industrial gases, is now accepted as a reality […]

2010 Census Data: Population Shifts Suggest Continued Bad News for Dems

By Doug Powers  •  December 19, 2010 06:18 PM

**Written by Doug Powers The 2010 Census data may prove to be a final verdict on the undeniable failure of the all-too-lengthy liberal experiment, because Americans are fleeing traditional Democrat strongholds like Tokyo residents from Godzilla: WASHINGTON – The 2010 census report coming out Tuesday will include a boatload of good political news for Republicans […]

The Associated Press Has a Bad DREAM

By Doug Powers  •  December 19, 2010 10:36 AM

**Written by Doug Powers Tom Blumer at Newsbusters passes along this Associated Press headline/story about the DREAM Act being voted down yesterday: Republicans block youth immigration bill Senate Republicans on Saturday doomed an effort that would have given hundreds of thousands of young illegal immigrants a path to legal status if they enrolled in college […]

Tweet of the Day; Updated

By Doug Powers  •  December 18, 2010 03:55 PM

Harry goes Gaga over DADT vote

White House Science Czar Orders No Political Interference in Global Warming Sham

By Doug Powers  •  December 18, 2010 02:02 PM

**Written by Doug Powers People like the US De-Developer in Chief John Holdren certainly don’t seem to mind “political interference” when that interference is helping promote their cause and fleece taxpayers, but when the tables turn and some skeptics enter the scene, all of a sudden science is off limits to politics: John Holdren, director […]

Michael Moore Supports WikiLeaks, Then Discredits Lies Released By… WikiLeaks

By Doug Powers  •  December 18, 2010 11:27 AM

**Written by Doug Powers Just file this one under “SickiLeaks.” In 2007, noted multi-millionaire anti-capitalist Michael Moore released “Sicko,” the film that compared an allegedly lousy US health care system to a purportedly superior Cuban health system. The UK’s Guardian reported yesterday that, according to information in a cable released by WikiLeaks, the Cuban government […]

Chris Matthews Gets the Thrill Back

By Doug Powers  •  December 17, 2010 11:43 PM

Like old times

Sesame Street’s Elmo Helps Push Nutrition Bill

By Doug Powers  •  December 17, 2010 10:12 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Elmo’s already spoken out on behalf of the FCC’s national broadband plan, and now there’s work to be done pushing the Child Nutrition Bill. It’s the least your tax dollars can do. When Elmo turns 65, it’s a good bet he’ll be Andy Griffith’s replacement to lie to senior citizens about […]

Republicans Appoint Sensenbrenner to ‘Global Warming Meanie’ Post

By Doug Powers  •  December 17, 2010 03:32 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Just because the Republicans won the House as a result of last month’s election doesn’t mean many of them aren’t still locked in a bent-over position so chronic that it will require a chiropractor with roid-rage to straighten their spines. People’s Exhibit A: Incoming House Science Committee Chairman Hall: Leading House […]

Operation Buck Up redux: Stop the DREAM Act; Sessions’ last action alert; Update: FAIL: cloture vote falls short of 60, 55-41

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 17, 2010 02:08 PM

UPDATE 11:35am…dream act has gone down 55-41, short of 60…Rs who voted yes- Murkowski Lugar and forced retiree Bob Bennett. Ds who voted no – Tester Baucus Hagan Nelson Pryor Update on procedure tomorrow: DREAM Act cloture vote is scheduled for 10:30am Saturday…Warning: Even if the illegal alien student bailout/down payment on amnesty is killed […]

Harry Reid Can’t Understand Why His Colleagues Neglected Their Constitutional Earmark Duties

By Doug Powers  •  December 17, 2010 11:13 AM

**Written by Doug Powers Back in October, Harry Reid reminded voters how tirelessly he’s worked to fulfill his constitutional duty of spending as much taxpayer money as humanly possible. Now Reid’s humble Jeffersonian mission is being slowed and he can’t understand why. A little frustrated, Harry? I think Harry’s angry because, hey, he single-handedly saved […]

With border in chaos, J-Nap proclaims “environmental justice” a priority

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 17, 2010 10:09 AM

Photoshop credit: Another Black Conservative It is now day three of the hunt for one of the suspects in the murder of Border Patrol agent Brian Terry. The Arizona Republic reports: As the manhunt for a fifth individual in the shooting death of U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian Terry stretched into its third day, local […]

Washington’s crab-in-the-bucket syndrome

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 17, 2010 09:14 AM

My column diagnoses the Beltway outbreak of crab-in-the-bucket syndrome. If you missed all my liveblogging of last night’s lame-duck games and class-warfare demagoguery, go here and here. The lowlight of the “debate” in the House last night had to be Democrat Rep. Jan Schakowsky squawking the name of every last wealthy family in America as […]

Lame-duck watch: House tax deal vote approaches; Update: 218 vote threshold reached, on to Obama’s desk; Final vote: 277-148

By Michelle Malkin  •  December 16, 2010 10:02 PM

We’re about one hour from the House tax deal vote. It’s the usual parade of class-warfare demagogues. Drinking game buzz words: Wealthy. Millionaires and billionaires. Hostages. Rich, richer, richest. Social Security. Via Allahpundit, a rundown of possible votes tonight: Robert Costa at NRO has a status report. Remember, Pelosi screwed up earlier this afternoon by […]

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