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Another Day, Another ‘We Can’t Wait’ Executive Order

By Doug Powers  •  October 31, 2011 04:34 PM

**Written by Doug Powers The “jobs bill by executive order piecemeal” initiative continues: This afternoon, in yet another executive action intended to boost the economy, President Obama signs an executive order that addresses prescription drug shortages. The signing marks yet another move in the president’s “we can’t wait” campaign to grow the economy through unilateral […]

The Latest Dept of Energy Loan Recipient to Declare Bankruptcy Is…

By Doug Powers  •  October 31, 2011 02:00 PM

**Written by Doug Powers The pessimist sees this as taxpayers being out $43 million, but the optimistic green bureaucrat will compare it to Solyndra and tout it as saving taxpayers $492 million. The latest DoE loan recipient to declare bankruptcy is Beacon Power Corp: A Massachusetts company that received a $43 million Energy Department loan […]

Bob Schieffer’s Smokin’ Interview with Herman Cain; Update: Tom Brokaw ‘Stunned’ by Smoking Ad

By Doug Powers  •  October 30, 2011 02:46 PM

“It’s not funny to me”

Obama Looks Forward to the Return of ‘Speaker Pelosi’ in 2013

By Doug Powers  •  October 30, 2011 12:12 PM

A Halloween scare

Eric Holder to Testify Before House Committee About Fast & Furious

By Doug Powers  •  October 29, 2011 06:27 PM

**Written by Doug Powers This should be interesting: CBS News has learned Attorney General Eric Holder has agreed to appear before the House Judiciary Committee regarding “Fast and Furious.” The hearing will take place Dec. 8th. Judiciary Committee member and head of the House Oversight Committee Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) had requested that Holder appear, […]

Nancy Pelosi on 1,800 Obamacare Waiver Recipients: Mostly Very Small Companies

By Doug Powers  •  October 29, 2011 01:25 PM

Small businesses only?

White House Orders Review of Energy Department Loans

By Doug Powers  •  October 28, 2011 04:49 PM

**Written by Doug Powers What are the odds this review determines that there was indeed malfeasance during their watch?** **The Rhetorical Question of the Day was brought to you by QuietRock soundproof doors. When you don’t want to hear the answer, make it QuietRock! From Fox News: The White House has ordered a review of […]

Charles Rangel: Obama Working Around Congress is Okay Because of the Gridlock

By Doug Powers  •  October 28, 2011 02:03 PM

“The president’s doing the best he can by executive order…”

Shredding Kathleen Sebelius

By Michelle Malkin  •  October 28, 2011 10:03 AM

Culture of Corruption…Mwah! For the past four years, I’ve spotlighted the fight to bring Planned Parenthood’s predators to justice in Kansas. In October 2007, then-AG Phill Kline filed a 107-count criminal complaint against the PP racket, with counts ranging from falsifying documents to performing illegal late-term abortions. In February of this year, I noted the […]

Obama’s 2012 Opponent: The ‘Republican Congress’

By Doug Powers  •  October 27, 2011 11:35 PM

**Written by Doug Powers This falls into the “nice try” category, but ultimately it probably won’t fly. From The Hill: President Obama and Democrats on Capitol Hill are increasingly referring to the Congress as “Republican” even though their party controls one-half of the unpopular institution. Obama and his allies have started to deploy the phrase […]

CNN’s John King Defends Joe Biden’s Honor; Demands Satisfaction

By Doug Powers  •  October 27, 2011 03:46 PM


Live from New York…it’s progs gone wild!; Occupiers’ Fright Night; Occupy Chicago leaders under FBI terror watch; Crackdown in San Francisco; Oakland occupiers declare “general strike”

By Michelle Malkin  •  October 26, 2011 11:11 PM

It’s 11:00pm Eastern and the Occupiers are swarming the streets of the Big Apple. Because they can. Guess all the government housing and student loan candy President Obama is handing out isn’t enough. The aerial live stream is here via CBS News. Watching for the past 10 minutes, it isn’t clear where these aimless Kamp […]

Dems Object to Use of Term ‘Obamacare’ in Congressional Mass Mailings

By Doug Powers  •  October 26, 2011 07:58 PM

Big franking deal!

Document drop: Issa, Grassley demand answers on death of ICE agent Zapata

By Michelle Malkin  •  October 26, 2011 01:16 PM

Nope, you are not off the hook, AG Eric Holder. Not by a long shot. No way in hell. GOP Rep. Darrell Issa and Sen. Charles Grassley are back with a new letter demanding more information about the murder of Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agent Jaime Zapata and the tactics used while conducting surveillance on […]

OWS Stumper: Who’s a Greater Threat to America, Al Qaeda or Rush Limbaugh?

By Doug Powers  •  October 26, 2011 12:25 PM

“What’s the difference?”

Re-confirmed: John Murtha was a rotten corruptocrat

By Michelle Malkin  •  October 26, 2011 10:08 AM

It’s not news. It’s re-confirmation. Roll Call has a lengthy story out today on just-released FBI records detailing the extent of the late corruptocrat John Murtha’s dirty dealings — and how he repeatedly got away with it. The FBI and DOJ watched. And watched. And failed to act. Murtha’s entrenched incumbency made him untouchable. There’s […]

Uncle Joe can’t stand the heat

By Michelle Malkin  •  October 26, 2011 09:17 AM

Don’t screw with me! Joe Biden: Beltway Bubble Boy by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2011 Last fall, before the midterm shellacking, Vice President Joe Biden admonished rank-and-file Democratic voters to “stop whining.” Uncle Tough Guy should practice what he screeches. The 2012 campaign has barely begun, but Biden’s thin skin makes a spring roll […]

Obama to Donors: Get Me Re-Elected or Face the Horror of Self-Reliance

By Doug Powers  •  October 26, 2011 09:10 AM

**Written by Doug Powers There are still a lot of people who believe that the notion of self reliance and limited government is a feature of America instead of a glitch, and they long to see a return to those founding principles. These are folks who understand that America didn’t declare independence because the King […]

NYT/CBS Poll: Cain Maintains Lead Over Romney; Update: DWS Blasts Perry Tax Plan

By Doug Powers  •  October 25, 2011 01:31 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Karl Rove stuck a fork in him, Hillary Clinton mocked him, much has been made of a couple of statements that needed clarifying, other GOP candidates as well as those who make a good living off the current bloated tax code have blasted 999, and his Chief of Staff is a […]

Battleground: Ohio; Update: Romney waffles

By Michelle Malkin  •  October 25, 2011 10:56 AM

Yes on Issue 2 sign torn down by union-supporting thugs Sorry, readers. I’ve been out of it the last couple of days. Trying to get back in the swing of things. While the sound and fury of the GOP 2012 race drones on, it’s the state-level battles that deserve the Tea Party’s united front, attention, […]

Biden Complains After Reporter ‘Ambush’

By Doug Powers  •  October 25, 2011 10:40 AM

En route

DNC Chair Dubs Kids ‘Little Democrats’ in S. Carolina

By Doug Powers  •  October 24, 2011 10:40 PM

**Written by Doug Powers Just because they’re young shouldn’t give her license to insult them, should it? From the Herald Online: U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, interrupted an interview with a reporter Saturday in Charleston to speak with two elementary-school age children that she quickly labeled “little Democrats.” […]

New Obama Campaign Adviser: Barely Ex-Lobbyist

By Doug Powers  •  October 24, 2011 04:35 PM

Intersection as busy as ever

Out: Pass This Jobs Bill! — In: We Can’t Wait!

By Doug Powers  •  October 24, 2011 01:17 PM

**Written by Doug Powers “Pass this jobs bill” has been abandoned in favor of something with a little more urgency: “We can’t wait!” It’s called “We can’t wait” because “Who needs Congress” sounded too brazen. From CBS News: With Republicans continuing to stall action on President Obama’s $447 billion jobs bill, the White House is […]

Finding Marizela: The Dread Void of Uncertainty; UPDATE: Marizela is still missing, questions unanswered

By Michelle Malkin  •  October 24, 2011 03:46 AM

Update: 7:57pm Eastern…Just received word…no match between Marizela’s records and the unidentified remains in Morton…questions about bureaucratic lapses still unresolved…see more below This is a sketch released by Lewis County, Washington authorities last week. It is a reconstruction of the facial features of skeletal human remains found on a logging road in April outside of […]

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