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**Written by Doug Powers Possible good news for any GOP candidates not named Mitt Romney or Ron Paul that might still be in the running by the time March rolls around: Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli is intervening in the Virginia presidential primary dispute and plans to file emergency legislation to address the inability of […]
Heaven can wait
**Written by Doug Powers A measure attached to a one-year spending bill passed early in December prevents the Department of Energy from enforcing light bulb efficiency standards through September 2012. The standards themselves, however, will still be phased in. Until the funding kicks in that will allow the Department of Energy to police our artificial […]
**Written by Doug Powers Too bad. I was looking forward to watching the “99er squatting on a police car” float made entirely out of roses, marigolds and a few thousand torn-up deposit slips from Bank of America lead the parade while Miley Cyrus lip-synched Liberty Walk, but it won’t be happening: (CNSNews.com) – Although an […]
The laid-back approach
**Written by Doug Powers Last week the UN General Assembly held a moment of silence for North Korea’s Kim Jong Il (it’s over, you can start talking again, Jimmy). On Wednesday, in spite of the dictator’s abhorrent human rights record, the UN went a step further: (Reuters) – U.N. offices around the world lowered their […]
Photoshop source: Ed Driscoll The Year in Obama Scandals — and Scandal Deniers by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2011 With 2011 drawing to a close, it is time to account. As an early-and-often chronicler of Chicago-on-the-Potomac, I am amazed at the stubborn and clingy persistence of President Barack Obama’s snowblowers in the media. See […]
“Who lost $1.2 billion?”
**Written by Doug Powers Rick Perry, along with Newt Gingrich, Michele Bachmann, Jon Huntsman and Rick Santorum all failed to qualify to appear on the ballot for the Virgina primary on March 6th. It looks like Perry will be the first to offer a legal challenge: Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s campaign announced Tuesday it will […]
Ben “The Price is Right” Nelson, who infamously sold out on Obamacare, is hanging up his hat. The people of Nebraska whom he betrayed and embarrassed won’t be shedding any tears. All together now: DLTDHYOTWO. Democratic Sen. Ben Nelson of Nebraska will announce today that he is retiring after two terms, a serious blow to […]
Photoshop: Tennyson Hayes Who is Kevin McNulty? One happy man. The White House and entrenched incumbent Democratic Sen. Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey gave him a surprise early Christmas gift — and New Jersey politicos are grumbling. According to the New York Post, McNulty was nominated to a federal judgeship for which he hadn’t been […]
Wishing you all a joy-filled Christmas 2011! Isaiah 9:2-7 The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light; those who lived in a land of deep darkness— on them light has shined. You have multiplied the nation, you have increased its joy; they rejoice before you as with joy at the harvest, as […]
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The Obama-mas Choir sings “Home for the Holidays” by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2011 They just don’t know when to quit. Consumed with the singular task of re-electing Barack Obama, progressives across the country will use the holiday season to propagandize their conservative relatives and friends. White House elves are directing the re-education Christmas […]
Punt to February
Bad hair day?
**Written by Doug Powers After a few days of positioning, John Boehner announced a little earlier today that House Republicans planned to accept a two-month payroll tax cut extension instead of the year-long deal they sought. Learn all about it on MSNBC’s holiday special, “How Obama Saved Family Friday Pizza Night.” From ABC News: House […]
Brace for “from my house” reference
The real question is what does it mean to them?