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Consumer Reports Knocks the Volt

By Doug Powers  •  February 28, 2011 11:03 PM

“Doesn’t really make a lot of sense”

Sacrifice: The Obamas Personal Trainer Flies to DC From Chicago a Few Times a Week

By Doug Powers  •  February 28, 2011 04:32 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Rest assured, Mike Huckabee will aggressively defend this practice ASAP. From J.P. Freire at the Washington Examiner: With a schedule as hectic as President Obama’s it must be hard to stick to a training regimen without help — but why does he insist on having his old trainer fly out from […]

Planned Parenthood to Spend $200k for Ads Promoting Planned & Wanted Funding

By Doug Powers  •  February 28, 2011 12:22 PM

**Written by Doug Powers For those of you keeping score at home, this amount of money is the equivalent of about 1.2 million packages of Ramen noodles. Jim Geraghty at NRO: In Mike Allen’s morning newsletter, we learn Planned Parenthood will spend $200,000 on television ads, urging Congress to not cut federal funding for Planned […]

Capitulation: Madison capitol police give in to Big Labor Slumber Party occupiers

By Michelle Malkin  •  February 27, 2011 11:23 PM

Mob rule.

Union civility: Fox-bashing edition

By Michelle Malkin  •  February 27, 2011 10:25 PM

It’s not about the “children.” It’s not about “fairness.” It’s about agitation and community organizing and ginning up hatred against political enemies. For the union radicals in Wisconsin, as I reported in my column on Friday, those enemies include the Koch brothers, the Tea Party movement, minority conservatives, female Republicans, independent citizen journalists…and Fox News. […]

Union Civility: Michigan Edition

By Doug Powers  •  February 27, 2011 10:08 AM

The upper hand

That Didn’t Take Long: Rahm Emanuel Transition Co-Chair Resigns Over Ethics Violations

By Doug Powers  •  February 26, 2011 06:01 PM

**Written by Doug Powers As you would expect in Chicago politics, all potential Team Rahm transition co-chairs were subjected to stringent background checks… except for the ones who weren’t: (CNN) – A co-chair of Chicago mayor-elect Rahm Emanuel’s transition team resigned from her new post Friday after it was revealed that she left her high-level […]

Subtlety Takes a Holiday: Palin-Supporting Tea Party Character on CBS Drama Named ‘McVeigh’

By Doug Powers  •  February 26, 2011 02:42 PM

**Written by Doug Powers At least they didn’t make his first name “Adolph.” From Fox News: The CBS drama “The Good Wife” has raised a few eyebrows by naming Gary Cole’s character, a ballistics expert, Tea Party member, and Sarah Palin supporter, “Kurt McVeigh,” a not so subtle comparison to Timothy McVeigh, the man behind […]

Trumka: Best Way to Create Jobs is to Raise Taxes

By Doug Powers  •  February 26, 2011 10:03 AM

**Written by Doug Powers If this guy didn’t have the White House’s ear on a daily basis it might not be worth mentioning, but unfortunately, that’s not the case: What’s the best way to get Americans back to work? Raise taxes, according to AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka. Specifically, he wants to raise the federal gas […]

Best tourism video ever: Rockford IL woos Fleebaggers

By Michelle Malkin  •  February 25, 2011 03:58 PM

This is economic stimulus you can believe in! Rockford, IL produced a clever tourism video enticing Fleebagger Democrats to “hide away in Rockford.” Love it! (h/t Sean Hackbarth)

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