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Your WTF moment of the week: Chuckie Schumer’s guide to government

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 31, 2011 11:06 PM

Yes, it’s your WTF moment of the week. And it’s only Monday. Mamas, don’t let your babies grow up to be constitutional morons like U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY): Chuckie, meet Ben’s Guide to the U.S. government for kids: *** SEE ALSO: THE CONSTITUTION MADE EASY, by my friend Mike Holler. Buy a copy for […]

Unconstitutional: Florida judge strikes down Obamacare mandate; full decision embedded; all 47 GOP Senators sign on to DeMint repeal bill; White House reax: ruling is “odd,” “overreaching” “activism;” DOJ readies appeal

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 31, 2011 04:10 PM

Hey, remember when conservatives objected to the Obamacare federal individual mandate on constitutional grounds and the liberal establishment laughed? The word of the day: “Void.” The constitutional clause of the day: The Commerce Clause. Via Forbes (and remember that more than half of all states are suing to nullify Obamacare and three states – Missouri, […]

Philadelphia Horror fallout: Investigating more potential Dr. Deaths

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 31, 2011 12:47 PM

Photo credit: ProtestShooter I reminded you last week that accused Philadelphia Horror baby butcher Kermit Gosnell was far from alone. The latest on the government-enabled mass murder that the White House doesn’t want to talk about: *Democrat Delaware AG Beau Biden has launched a “wide-ranging” investigation of Gosnell to see if he broke any state […]

Civility Watch: “Time for assassination” anti-Tea Party/Fox News/Beck/Hannity/Malkin rap

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 31, 2011 11:29 AM

New tone…same as the old tone…it’s the “F**k Glenn Beck/Sean Hannity/Michelle Malkin/Teabagger” assassination rap…grooving to the Climate of Hate: *** Not hate. Just “art:” *** Assassination chic: It’s what’s for prog breakfast, lunch, and dinner… *** Flashback 2008: “She oughta be shot. They got to be stopped.” Like this:Like Loading…

What’s to Blame for the Crisis in Egypt? You Guess it: Global Warming

By Doug Powers  •  January 31, 2011 11:11 AM

**Written by Doug Powers What in the world caused wars, upheavals, strife, poverty, starvation and inflation before global warming? I can’t remember, but in any case, we’ve got another symptom of global warming to add to a list that has grown faster in the past ten years than Al Gore’s waistline. From Noel Sheppard at […]

Beyond race: The real “No Labels” movement

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 31, 2011 10:08 AM

President Obama was supposed to be the first post-racial president. But as you know, the post-racial era was over before it began. It’s been left to a generation of multiracial students to pick up the torch. And they’re putting the president to shame. Via the NYTimes: Many young adults of mixed backgrounds are rejecting the […]

About That School Obama Highlighted in the State of the Union…

By Doug Powers  •  January 30, 2011 04:00 PM

**Written by Doug Powers In spite of the woeful state of education in many areas of the country, there are still reasons to be encouraged. President Obama outlined one such example in his State of the Union speech last week: When President Barack Obama spotlighted a successful school in his State of the Union speech, […]

Hollywood Enviro-Hypocrite of the Week

By Doug Powers  •  January 30, 2011 11:11 AM

**Written by Doug Powers There are always so many to choose from, but this week’s distinction goes to the oil tax promoting actor Robert Redford. Video by way of Breitbart: Congrats on winning this week’s Golden Goracle, Mr. Redford! **Written by Doug Powers Twitter @ThePowersThatBe Like this:Like Loading…

For New WH Press Secretary, Herding Media Back Into Obama’s Lap is Job 1

By Doug Powers  •  January 29, 2011 05:32 PM

Roundup time!

Introducing the New Self-Appointed Director of Civility in Political Discourse

By Doug Powers  •  January 29, 2011 01:27 PM

Meet the new tone, same as the old tone

Obama in New Radio Ad for Rahm Emanuel

By Doug Powers  •  January 29, 2011 08:37 AM

**Written by Doug Powers When I first heard that President Obama was going to address the people of Chicago by radio, I figured it would be to apologize for publicly predicting that the Bears would beat the Packers, but no, it was only to give a semi-endorsement to Rahm Emanuel: Rahm Emanuel’s campaign on Friday […]

Uprising in Egypt; Update: Mubarak, Barack speak/spin; video added; White House releases leadership photo

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 28, 2011 11:55 AM

An iconic Egyptian protest image reminiscent of Tiananmen Square, via the Telegraph… And another iconic photo via Twitpic (click on photo for full size)… They’re calling it “Angry Friday.” Protesters in Egypt may have been cut off from the Internet, but information will always find a way to free itself. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is […]

Waivers for Favors: Big Labor’s Obamacare escape hatch

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 28, 2011 11:15 AM

My syndicated column today takes another thwack at Obamacare waiver-mania, with more analysis of the 182 union beneficiaries who’ve obtained safe harbor from the costly mandate pushed by their Big Labor bosses. Related: Unions make up 40 percent of employees exempted from Obamacare *** Waivers for Favors: Big Labor’s Obamacare escape hatch by Michelle Malkin […]

The Challenger Disaster: 73 seconds, 25 years

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 28, 2011 09:17 AM

Transcript, President Ronald Reagan, Jan. 28, 1986: Ladies and gentlemen, I’d planned to speak to you tonight to report on the state of the Union, but the events of earlier today have led me to change those plans. Today is a day for mourning and remembering. Nancy and I are pained to the core by […]

New Obama press secretary has solid conservative-smearing credentials

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 27, 2011 05:04 PM

Former Time magazine leftist-turned-VP Joe Biden flack Jay Carney has a new job. Or a new title, anyway. He’s replacing Robert Gibbs as White House press secretary. President Obama has chosen former journalist Jay Carney to replace press secretary Robert Gibbs, a longtime loyalist, when he leaves the post in mid-February, according to a senior […]

Time Mag: Obama Hearts Reagan

By Doug Powers  •  January 27, 2011 04:23 PM

**Written by Doug Powers After Obama won the election in 2008, Time Magazine, noticing that “New Deal II: This Time It’s Personal” was about to be released nationally, rode the wave: What a difference two years, some horrendously expensive spending (sorry: “targeted investment”) shams and pork orgies accompanied by the inevitable high unemployment, a sputtering […]

Sheila Jackson Lee: My Constituents are Ill-Informed

By Doug Powers  •  January 27, 2011 01:41 PM

**Written by Doug Powers When a politician refers to the general public as “ill informed” on an issue (in this case it’s hospital closures due to the health care law) it’s just another way of calling them ignorant or stupid. Even so, it’s hard to argue with Sheila Jackson Lee (D-umb Constituents) when she makes […]

Ohio state snooper who targeted Joe the Plumber gets new government job

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 27, 2011 11:27 AM

In November 2008, the Ohio state inspector general concluded that Helen Jones-Kelley, then-director of the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, had no legitimate reasons to check state computer systems for confidential information on Joe Wurzelbacher — the citizen who audaciously called out Barack Obama’s wealth redistribution agenda in a viral campaign trail exchange […]

It Was Good Ta Be Da Queen: Nancy Pelosi’s ‘Air Force Fun’ Update

By Doug Powers  •  January 27, 2011 10:26 AM

**Written by Doug Powers Nancy Pelosi’s in-flight perks as Speaker almost make Barbra Streisand’s backstage demands look modest (I can’t believe Nancy never thought of rose petals in the toilet, but maybe she did). The bills for Pelosi’s air escapades have been piling up for quite a while, and some of the final expenses from […]

Obama jobs death toll: Coal, oil, gas workers on the chopping block; Update: Abbott Labs slashes 1,900

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 27, 2011 09:52 AM

Grim reaper photoshop credit: Manly Rash President Obama used the word “jobs” 31 times in his State of the Union Address. Did you add “-killing” under your breath every time he read the word on his teleprompter? Me, too. While Obama was out on the trail filming 2012 campaign ads on the taxpayer’s dime, workers […]

The real snow job in D.C.: Obamacare waivers skyrocket to 729 + 4 states; 4 new SEIU waiver winners

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 26, 2011 08:20 PM

The nation’s capital is freaking out over a winter snowstorm. But everyone else should be up in arms over the real snow job in Washington this week. While the Democrats continued to extol Obamacare and the president defended the behemoth law during the Date of the Union, HHS was quietly presiding over a massive Obamacare […]

Beltway Prom Night hangover: AFL-CIO and Chamber of Commerce now dating

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 26, 2011 04:14 PM

Hey, remember when I warned you not to lose your heads during the midterm election season and fork over your hard-earned money to the open-borders, pro-bailout, pro-porkulus U.S. Chamber of Commerce? Sad to say, the told-you-so moment has arrived. Reminder: I blasted the White House thug tactics against the U.S. Chamber of Commerce again in […]

Dennis Kucinich Files Lawsuit Against Congressional Cafeteria

By Doug Powers  •  January 26, 2011 02:45 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Just to clear up a misconception right off the bat, in spite of some speculation over at Free Republic, Kucinich is suing the operators of the congressional cafeteria, but not for injuries he sustained by falling out of a poorly maintained high chair. From USA Today: Rep. Dennis Kucinich has filed […]

Beyond the Philadelphia Horror

By Michelle Malkin  •  January 26, 2011 01:19 PM

The butcher of Southern California.

Obama Channels His Inner Granholm

By Doug Powers  •  January 26, 2011 10:37 AM

Leading by bad example

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