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Colorado Sec. of State: 12,000 Non-Citizens Registered to Vote; 5,000 Voted in 2010

By Doug Powers  •  March 31, 2011 04:36 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Michelle’s written extensively on this subject, and here’s another one for the growing pile. From The Hill: Republicans on the House Administration Committee want to shore up voter registration rules in the wake of a Colorado study that found as many as 5,000 non-citizens in the state took part in last […]

Obama’s war (er, kinetic action) on…Jell-O & Fruit Loops?!!

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 31, 2011 11:53 AM

The busybody hand of Michelle Obama looms large. New target: Jell-O, Fruit Loops, and that evil of evils…Minute Maid Lemonade. Via the NYTimes, meet the war (or rather, kinetic action — h/t chap) on dyed foods: After staunchly defending the safety of artificial food colorings, the federal government is for the first time publicly reassessing […]

Schwarzenegger Returns to Entertainment, Starring As…

By Doug Powers  •  March 31, 2011 10:45 AM

**Written by Doug Powers …The Governator? He’s been a famous body builder. He’s been a killer cyborg from the future. He’s been Governor of California. And now, in this week’s exclusive cover scoop, Arnold Schwarzenegger reveals his plans for the next phase of his extraordinary career: He’s going be a cartoon superhero, known as The […]

Perfect: Obama Accepts Transparency Award in Closed Press Ceremony

By Doug Powers  •  March 30, 2011 10:49 PM

**Written by Doug Powers If anything, the Obama administration has a consistent knack for making me feel like I’m at a meeting of the Endangered Elephant Awareness Club while being served pachyderm-popper appetizers on an ivory plate. From Politico: President Obama finally and quietly accepted his “transparency” award from the open government community this week […]

Does Harry Reid Really Want to Play the ‘Let’s Look at the Polls’ Game?

By Doug Powers  •  March 30, 2011 04:51 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Basing his opinion on a CNN poll, Harry Reid says the Tea Party is all but kaput: Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) encouraged Republicans to stop listening to the Tea Party, saying the country doesn’t care about the grassroots conservative movement. “The country doesn’t care much about the Tea Party,” […]

Obama’s Energy Speech: Pledges to Cut Oil Imports, Drill for Green Ingenuity Domestically

By Doug Powers  •  March 30, 2011 02:41 PM

Brazil, baby, Brazil

Project Gunrunner: Obama’s Stimulus-Funded Border Nightmare

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 30, 2011 11:16 AM

Graphic via CBS News I’ve been tied up on other things, but have been following the Project Gunrunner scandal closely — and delve into the basics in my syndicated column today. To its credit, CBS News gave this deadly Obama culture of corruption nightmare mainstream coverage last month. But it’s been brewing on the blogs […]

Debate on Wartime Patriotism — Today’s Matchup: Ed Schultz vs. Hillary Clinton

By Doug Powers  •  March 30, 2011 10:59 AM

**Written by Doug Powers Welcome to today’s debate on patriotism when it comes to unconditionally supporting a president at a time of war. Today’s debaters are MSNBC host Ed Schultz and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Ms. Clinton won the coin toss and has elected to defer to Mr. Schultz. Take it away, Ed: Republicans […]

Weiner-iffic: Crusader Against Unpaid Parking Tickets Had Over $2,000 in Unpaid Parking Tickets

By Doug Powers  •  March 29, 2011 11:02 PM

**Written by Doug Powers New York Rep. Anthony Weiner has made it a personal crusade to crack down on parking ticket scofflaws. So, as is the case with so many members of Congress, he’s become too distracted with policing everybody else to concern himself with the fines he’s been getting for parking the Weiner-mobile unlawfully: […]

Finding Marizela: New tip line, billboards, and missing persons resources

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 29, 2011 06:13 PM

Our family has a new independent tip line for citizens who may have information leading to Marizela’s return. The number is 1-855-MARIZEL. Anonymity is guaranteed. Please spread the word. Many thanks to Ned Cullen and the generous folks at ClearChannel Outdoor for their help in posting digital billboards across the country about Marizela’s disappearance. The […]

NBC Reporter: You Know Who Must Have Liked Obama’s Libya Speech? Gaddafi

By Doug Powers  •  March 29, 2011 02:46 PM

Music to his fears?

Obama Accused of Europeanization; Clothing Follows Suit

By Doug Powers  •  March 29, 2011 11:30 AM

**Written by Doug Powers Earlier this month, European Parliament member Daniel Hannan wrote a Wall Street Journal article in which he said that President Obama is pursuing a “program of comprehensive Europeanization.” Rush Limbaugh recently said Obama is in Libya to protect European energy. As a matter of fact, Obama seems to be so serious […]

Monday night open thread

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 28, 2011 10:59 PM

I’ve been preoccupied with family matters, so talk amongst yourselves. President Obama delivered another hollow set of words to the world. George Soros is still up to no good. The liberal media is still liberal and clueless — behind paywalls or not. Donald Trump is a news cycle oxygen-sucking machine riding the Birther wave. Blah […]

Find Marizela: Support bracelets and fund-raisers

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 28, 2011 03:16 PM

It has now been 23 days since my cousin, 18-year-old University of Washington student Marizela Perez, disappeared in the Seattle area. I wish I could tell you good news. We have had a private investigator on the case the past week. Several leads have been followed. But Marizela is still missing. Our hearts ache for […]

Hugo Chavez Starts Anti-Obesity Campaign

By Doug Powers  •  March 28, 2011 11:32 AM

**Written by Doug Powers How do you say “Let’s Move” in Spanish? President Hugo Chavez urged Venezuelans on Sunday to cut their calories to avoid obesity — the latest lifestyle recommendation by the self-proclaimed socialist crusader. Chavez has lobbied in recent weeks against what he calls the evils of capitalism, including alcoholism, breast implants and […]

Undignified Ways to Govern: NYC Mayoral Edition

By Doug Powers  •  March 27, 2011 10:58 PM

Marvel comic

Hillary Stages ‘Kinetic Butinsky Action’ on Question Intended for SecDef

By Doug Powers  •  March 27, 2011 03:02 PM

Cut off?

Transparency: Reporter at Biden Fundraiser Kept in Closet

By Doug Powers  •  March 27, 2011 09:59 AM

**Written by Doug Powers For over two years now, Sheriff Joe Biden has been taking the lead when it comes to transparency and journalist access to all functions of the administration. It wasn’t even two weeks ago that White House spokesman Jay Carney said journalists should be protected and allowed to do their work. But […]

An ‘As Caterpillar Goes, America Goes’ Update

By Doug Powers  •  March 26, 2011 06:58 PM

ILL-inois

Geraldine Ferraro Dies

By Doug Powers  •  March 26, 2011 01:15 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Former congresswoman and the first female VP candidate, Geraldine Ferraro, has passed away: Geraldine Ferraro, the first woman nominated for U.S. vice president by a major political party, died today at age 75 after a long battle with blood cancer. Ferraro ran with Democratic nominee Walter Mondale in the 1984 election; […]

Lighten Up for Earth Hour

By Doug Powers  •  March 26, 2011 10:54 AM

**Written by Doug Powers Tonight at 8:30 p.m. local time all around the globe, private homes and major landmarks will turn off their lights for one hour. Fortunately this means there should be more than enough available electricity for me to turn on everything I own and light up my house brighter than Perth when […]

Frank Lautenberg’s Civics Lesson of the Day: Our Constitutional Freedoms Come From… Democrats?

By Doug Powers  •  March 25, 2011 04:31 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Here’s a lesson on the Constitution that’s worthy of a Schoolhouse Rock parody if anybody can think of a word that rhymes with “Lautenberg.” Sen. Frank Lautenberg was speaking at a Planned Parenthood demonstration and let loose with this (transcript by way of Hot Air): The Republicans in Congress claim they’re […]

The Weiner Waiver Wormhole

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 25, 2011 10:39 AM

The Weiner Waiver Wormhole by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2011 New York Democratic Rep. Anthony Weiner toasted the one-year anniversary of Obamacare this week — and accidentally spilled his champagne glass all over the disastrous, one-size-fits-all mandate. Ostensibly one of the federal health care law’s staunchest defenders, Weiner exposed its ultimate folly by pushing […]

Yet Another Problem Obama Inherited From the Previous Administration: Sleeping Air Traffic Controllers

By Doug Powers  •  March 24, 2011 08:20 PM

Yes we can!

Robert Reich: Right Now You Don’t Want the Government to Cut Spending

By Doug Powers  •  March 24, 2011 03:06 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Bill Clinton’s former Labor Secretary was on Hardball railing against GOP attempts to rein in runwaway government spending. His thinking is that if you’re in a boat that springs a leak, the last thing you should do is plug the hole because you’re going to be hungry soon and it’ll get […]

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