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Piecemeal shamnesty: Dems are trying to sneak the DREAM Act into a House defense bill.
I wrote last week that we’d see more outbreaks of anti-military vandalism leading up to Election Day. In upstate New York on Halloween eve, “(expletive) Bush” and a depiction of a penis were scrawled on the 20-by-40-foot flag and similar pictures in the same shade of green were painted on the American Legion Mohawk Post. […]
The anti-Alito brigade makes one last stand. Teddy Kennedy led the charge last night with a speech to the Center for American Progress. Download and watch this video clip (.wmv). Transcript: KENNEDY: In another area of controversy, his views on issues of particular concern to women should give every woman pause, from his role in […]
Check this out. Law professor Jonathan Turley, one of the most personable and mild-mannered people I’ve met in Washington, lays the smack down on Sen. Dick Durbin in the Washington Times this morning. Hard. Hugh Hewitt believes Turley. Betsy Newmark wonders why the rest of the MSM isn’t paying attention: You would think that the […]
Apology, schmapology. Sen. Dick Durbin is still blaming the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy for his ills. Illinois-based Marathon Pundit reports that Durbin is telling local press there that it’s all dastardly Bob Novak’s fault! Does Reynolds Wrap have an endorsement deal with the Democrat Party or what?
The Chicago Tribune’s Jill Zuckman pokes at the entrails. Hugh Hewitt analyzes The Durbin Effect: The willingness to slander the servicemen and women responsible for the custody and interrogation of the detainees at Gitmo and around the globe did not begin with Durbin and it will not end with Pelosi. True that. Kevin at MediaSlander […]
Hawk-eyed blogger Tom Maguire notices two important omissions in the New York Times’ coverage of the Dick Durbin “apology.”
Was away from the computer/TV this evening, assembling this Weber grill and breaking in a new Hi-5 CD with the kids. So, I just watched the Durbin non-apology apology (video and transcript available at The Political Teen) and caught up on the news stories (here, here, and here). Looks like the Console George folks are […]
Add Chicago Mayor Richard Daley to the list of those who think Senator Dick Durbin should apologize for his comments comparing Gitmo interrogators to Nazis. Associated Press reports: Daley says Durbin — a fellow Democrat — is a good friend. But he says it’s wrong to evoke comparisons to the horrors of the Holocaust or […]
Ed Driscoll has a reminder of Durbin’s national security utterances in 1998. Reader Pat T. sends word that Durbin supports the troops…as long as they’re in his district. Cassandra at Villanous Company rips into Richard Cohen. David Limbaugh says don’t let him off the hook.