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Faith and the Fishwrap of Record

By Michelle Malkin  •  August 25, 2011 05:00 PM

The editor of the New York Times just got religion: He thinks it’s time to ask GOP presidential candidates “tougher questions about faith.” Oh, brother, where wast thou in 2008? The Fishwrap of Record led the whitewashing of Barack Obama’s wacky black liberation theology pals and freaky-deaky Chicago pastors. Now, the skews-paper is ready to […]

Warren Buffett to Host ‘Please Raise Our Taxes’ Fundraiser for Obama

By Doug Powers  •  August 25, 2011 04:42 PM

**Written by Doug Powers If you’re wealthy and want to spend $35k to listen to a billionaire argue why Washington should confiscate more of your income, all while your ticket money is dumped into to re-election coffers of the candidate who signed the Bush tax cut extension, Warren Buffett has you covered: Tickets for the […]

Romney: On Second Thought, Maybe Humans Aren’t the Cause of Climate Change… Mostly

By Doug Powers  •  August 25, 2011 09:11 AM

**Written by Doug Powers Over two months ago, Mitt Romney told a New Hampshire audience, “I believe the world is getting warmer, and I believe that humans have contributed to that.” Al Gore offered praise and polar bears rejoiced. At some point between that early June day and now, Romney had a scientific or political […]

In China, Joe Biden Shared His Secrets to Succinct Communication

By Doug Powers  •  August 24, 2011 09:59 PM

An hour later you’re hungry for Dale Carnegie

Obama Tops $4 Trillion Worth of ‘Unpatriotic’ Debt

By Doug Powers  •  August 24, 2011 04:42 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Don’t worry — According to Warren Buffet this is nothing that can’t be easily remedied by raising Warren Buffett’s taxes. CBS News: The latest posting by the Treasury Department shows the national debt has now increased $4 trillion on President Obama’s watch. The debt was $10.626 trillion on the day Mr. […]

Paul Krugman on How to Spot Fake Paul Krugman Quotes

By Doug Powers  •  August 24, 2011 02:02 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Yesterday, after the earthquake in the east, a quote attributed to New York Times columnist and Nobel Laureate economist Paul Krugman making the rounds stated that we’d see a bigger increase in government spending and hence economic growth if only the earthquake had done more damage. The quote didn’t seem incredibly […]

London’s anti-gun zealots ban children from Olympic shooting events in city ticket giveaway

By Michelle Malkin  •  August 24, 2011 09:25 AM

And you wonder why London’s gone to hell in a hand basket. The anti-gun bigotry there is so dominant that Olympic shooting champions are being treated like criminal influences on British children. Via the London Evening Standard (hat tip: Cameron Gray)… Children will be banned from watching shooting events under Boris Johnson’s Olympic ticket giveaway. […]

Pander-mandate-mania!

By Michelle Malkin  •  August 24, 2011 09:06 AM

Diversity-approved Obama logos via The People’s Cube Pander-mandate-mania! by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2011 Hey, you know what the beleaguered American economy could really use right now? More special-interest mandates imposed by the White House on employers and taxpayers. Team Obama is “Winning the Future” by strangling it in red, green and rainbow-colored tape. […]

Joey Vento, R.I.P.

By Michelle Malkin  •  August 23, 2011 10:34 PM

Longtime readers know I’m a Philadelphia-born foodie with a soft spot not just for any cheese steaks, but for the one and only Geno’s — served up by the bold and brash American patriot Joey Vento. We’ve covered his battles with politically correct bureaucrats in Philly many times over the years as the son of […]

Gallup: Obama’s Approval Drops to 38%

By Doug Powers  •  August 23, 2011 07:37 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Team Obama might be praying for any sort of “Gaddafi bump” in the polls, but until that day probably never arrives, Gallup puts President Obama’s approval at a new low: Some of those 38% spend their summers hanging around the Bunch of Grapes book store on the Vineyard. If President Obama […]

Quake alert: Shake, rattle, and roll!

By Michelle Malkin  •  August 23, 2011 02:03 PM

There is a disturbance in the Force. Last night before midnight Colorado time, I tweeted that I felt the earth shaking in my hometown of Colorado Springs. It was a 5.2-5.5 magnitude temblor — the largest Colorado has seen in more than 40 years. Just now, the Twittersphere lit up with reports of a large […]

Meet the first White House deportation waiver winners

By Michelle Malkin  •  August 23, 2011 11:23 AM

Surprise, surprise, Part II. Yesterday, I discussed the White House deportation waivers — a blanket amnesty through administrative non-enforcement that will benefit at least an estimated 2.1 million future Democratic voters. Today, the New York Times brings news of the first lucky winners of the Obama amnesty golden tickets. You’ll be shocked, shocked to learn […]

Shock Study: Obama Supporting ‘Researcher’ Finds Tea Party Voters Fear Change and Immigrants, Not Necessarily in That Order

By Doug Powers  •  August 23, 2011 10:15 AM

**Written by Doug Powers The results of this “study” are even more unexpected than the latest lousy jobs report. From the Houston Chronicle: LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tea party voters are more likely to fear change and harbor negative attitudes toward immigrants, according to a study presented Monday at the American Sociological Association’s annual conference […]

What happened when Katy Perry tweeted “Pray for Israel”

By Michelle Malkin  •  August 23, 2011 03:27 AM

Katy Perry is a pop singer/songwriter who churns out annoying Billboard hits (“Firework,” “Teenage Dream,” “Hot N Cold”) that your tween-age kids love and you love to hate (yes, I speak from experience). She made news this week after tying Michael Jackson’s record of scoring 5 #1 Billboard hits off a single album. She also […]

Joe Biden ‘Fully Understands’ China’s ‘Millions of Children Left Behind’ Policy

By Doug Powers  •  August 22, 2011 07:01 PM

But it’s unsustainable

Goliath smirks: The Orrin Hatch Machine shuts down a challenger

By Michelle Malkin  •  August 22, 2011 05:46 PM

Before I get to the big and disappointing announcement this afternoon, I want to share an e-mail from a Utah Tea Party leader in Utah who was incensed that the movement to unseat entrenched incumbent GOP Sen. Orrin Hatch was falsely portrayed as an “outside” campaign orchestrated by nefarious forces: Dear Michelle, Most of the […]

Out: ‘Fourth Estate’ — In: ‘Eighth Hole’

By Doug Powers  •  August 22, 2011 12:56 PM

**Written by Doug Powers The term “Fourth Estate” has long been used in reference to the press, but it’s getting a little stale. So, thanks to a little inspiration from the vacationing president, we can now get rid of “Fourth Estate” and replace it with “Eighth Hole”: But it was later, at the Vineyard Golf […]

White House deportation waivers by executive fiat

By Michelle Malkin  •  August 22, 2011 09:29 AM

Surprise, surprise. No, it’s about as unsurprising as the setting sun or the rising sun. The Obama Department of Homeland Security late last week announced it would enforce the DREAM Act illegal alien student bailout by administrative order — call them White House deportation waivers — over the heads of a bipartisan majority of Congress […]

Libya: Rebels take Tripoli, Gaddafi on ice

By Michelle Malkin  •  August 21, 2011 08:39 PM

Scroll for updates… It’s been six months since Libyan dictator Moammar Gaddafi gave his “I am still in charge” speech, ranted about rats and drugged-up children, and appealed to his “son” Barack Obama for help. Now, it finally appears Libyans are done with him — freedom-fighters are celebrating across the Twittersphere, though the identity of […]

Swamp Queen Maxine Waters makes taxpayers’ lives hell

By Michelle Malkin  •  August 21, 2011 03:03 PM

Calling the civility police. Oh, never mind. It’s an uncivil corruptocrat with a “D” after her name. Go ahead, progs, and look the other way. Via the LA Times: Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Los Angeles) came out swinging against Republicans in Congress on Saturday as she addressed the unemployed during a forum in Inglewood. The event […]

David Axelrod: To Create Jobs We Need to Do More of What Didn’t Work the First Time

By Doug Powers  •  August 21, 2011 12:40 PM

Definition of insanity

Costco to Remove Electric Car Chargers Because Nobody’s Using Them

By Doug Powers  •  August 20, 2011 06:57 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Oh no… now where will Al Gore plug in his SUVs? From the New York Times: Costco, the membership warehouse-club chain, was an early leader in offering electric-vehicle charging to its customers, setting an example followed by other retailers, including Best Buy and Walgreen. By 2006, Costco had installed 90 chargers […]

Chris Christie: Climate Change is Real, Humans Contribute

By Doug Powers  •  August 20, 2011 11:28 AM

**Written by Doug Powers And you thought the global warming loveseat was crowded before… From NJ.com: In case anyone had any doubts on where Gov. Chris Christie stands on climate change, he made his position crystal clear this afternoon: It’s real and it’s a problem. In vetoing a bill (S2946) that would have required New […]

Biden to China: Of Course We’re Good for the Money!

By Doug Powers  •  August 19, 2011 03:28 PM

The Loan Ranger

Latest Terrific Creator of Jobs: Government Regulations

By Doug Powers  •  August 19, 2011 01:03 PM

**Written by Doug Powers We already know that unemployment and food stamps are are great ways to stimulate the economy and create jobs, and Massachusetts Rep. Ed Markey now adds government regulations to the list. Transcript by way of Weasel Zippers: “Now the Texas governor Rick Perry has also said that the EPA is a […]

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