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**Written by Doug Powers Last month we discussed the introduction of the legislation, and yesterday the bill cleared the Senate: The Senate on Wednesday quickly approved legislation that would remove the word “lunatic” everywhere it appears in the federal code. The Senate approved S. 2367 by unanimous consent, giving the House a chance to act […]
Back in 2008, I wrote a column called “The Four Stages of Conservative Female Abuse.” It’s a handy guide to the common types of attacks waged against unapologetic conservative women in the public square. You can read my related war on conservative posts here. The vile exploitation of S.E. Cupp’s image by Hustler magazine — […]
“Imagine where we’d be…”
And I didn’t let him get away with it.
Free speech blogburst: Show solidarity for targeted conservative bloggers; Update: It’s Everybody Blog About Brett Kimberlin Day; Donation fund for targets
Update May 25 midnight: As I noted on Wednesday, blogs and Twitter users are uniting today for Everybody Blog About Brett Kimberlin. This post will remain the lead story all day so that newcomers to this ongoing story can get the basics. The list of bloggers below who have stepped forward to write about Kimberlin […]
Jaczko the Jerk: Harry Reid’s sexist crony gets the boot by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2012 The embattled chair of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission resigned this week. It’s a victory for Republican oversight on Capitol Hill, women and sound science. But it’s also a lesson in the futility of Bush-era bipartisanship. When you […]
Many of my friends and readers are e-mailing me furiously tonight and the common sentiment is this: “I don’t get it.” “It” is this: Sarah Palin just officially threw her hat in the Utah ring on the Greta Van Susteren show and endorsed six-term Beltway barnacle Orrin Hatch over fresh-faced challenger/Tea Party-backed/acclaimed state legislator Dan […]
Catholic lawsuit against Obamacare mandate cites 1993 legislation written by Ted Kennedy and Chuck Schumer
Coming back to bite them?
“Hit her again!”
Invitation to offer invitation graciously accepted
Lei down the law
Illinois Republicans flirting with cigarette tax hike for Obamacare — and a reminder about Orrin Hatch
Color me completely unsurprised. House Minority Leader Tom Cross responded to a post published Friday on National Review online which alleges Cross is on the verge of cutting a Medicaid deal with Governor Quinn and Illinois Democrats that could involve a cigarette tax hike. Joshua Culling writes about Quinn’s plan: It’s another piece of tax-and-spend […]
Philip Klein is one of the best young conservative journalists in Washington, D.C. — prolific, incisive, and always refreshingly candid and consistent in holding politicians in both parties accountable for their big-government proclivities. Many of you read his work regularly at The Examiner, and if you don’t, you should be. His health care policy analysis […]
I’m sure he’ll be back to race-baiting soon enough, though. Don’t you? Click here for the Twitchy.com story of his supposed change of heart.
In excess of a half dozen
Can’t sell: licorice and Starburst — Can sell: ice cream and Snickers
Plus a poll
Gift that keeps on giving
How the Gay-Marriage Mob Slimed Manny Pacquiao by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2012 Boxing champion Manny Pacquiao is guilty — of being true to his Catholic faith. The gay-marriage mob is guilty — of the very ugly bigotry it claims to abhor. And left-wing media outlets are guilty — of stoking false narratives that […]
Famous actor supporting higher taxes on the wealthy not a fan of new French President’s proposed tax rate