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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