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Scroll for updates… It’s been six months since Libyan dictator Moammar Gaddafi gave his “I am still in charge” speech, ranted about rats and drugged-up children, and appealed to his “son” Barack Obama for help. Now, it finally appears Libyans are done with him — freedom-fighters are celebrating across the Twittersphere, though the identity of […]
Global rumors that Libyan dictator Moammar Gaddafi has been shot roiled the markets this afternoon. Oil prices tumbled $2 a barrel. The White House says it has “no reason to believe” Gaddafi is dead. But given how CIA director Leon Panetta gets his intelligence — quick, get him the TV remote control! — there’s no […]
Loony-tunes dictator Muammar Gaddafi refused to step down in a trademark bizarro Libyan TV address this morning. He babbled hysterically about druggie kids instigating terror, blamed American planes for bombing innocent civilians, and ranted about the devil. He blamed the unrest on “cowards and traitors” who were seeking to portray Libya as a place of […]
**Written by Doug Powers (Note: Everybody spells his last name differently, so I’m going to spell it a different way each time it’s mentioned and hope I get it right at least once) The situation in Libya with Gaddafi continues to deteriorate: Deep rifts opened in Moammar Gadhafi’s regime, with Libyan government officials at home […]
Uprising in Egypt; Update: Mubarak, Barack speak/spin; video added; White House releases leadership photo
An iconic Egyptian protest image reminiscent of Tiananmen Square, via the Telegraph… And another iconic photo via Twitpic (click on photo for full size)… They’re calling it “Angry Friday.” Protesters in Egypt may have been cut off from the Internet, but information will always find a way to free itself. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is […]
I’ve noted Islamic attacks on Coptic Christians at home and abroad dating back to 2005 and Good Friday 2006. The latest wave of violence came over the New Year’s Day holiday in Egypt and follows increased Muslim persecution of Christians in Nigeria, the Philippines, Baghdad, and across the Middle East: For Christians in the Middle […]
**Written by Doug Powers The Chinese government isn’t too happy with the Nobel Peace Prize recipient this year: Since Liu Xiaobo’s selection, China has vilified the 54-year-old democracy advocate, called the choice an effort by the West to contain its rise, disparaged his supporters as “clowns,” and launched a campaign to persuade countries not to […]
The new State Department mascot Today’s syndicated column builds on my weekend post about Foggy Bottom foghorn Michael Posner. If you thought the State Department’s handling of Posner’s Arizona-bashing, China-pandering couldn’t get worse than ignoramus P.J. Crowley’s clueless defense yesterday, think again. As Allahpundit points out, Posner is in full spin cycle, playing the “taken […]
Actually, I phrased the title question wrong. Question: Who the hell is Michael Posner, and why the hell is he apologizing to China?! Answer: Michael Posner is the former head agitator at the transnationalist Human Rights First, who represents the textbook State Department mindset of pandering to the worst America-bashers without hesitation or shame. Foggy […]
The Guardian details the latest on the new wave of arrests in Iran amid another round of regime complaints that the homegrown protests are Western-fomented: Authorities in Iran intensified their drive to snuff out the opposition movement overnight by arresting the relatives of prominent activists, including the sister of the Nobel laureate and human rights […]
President Obama isn’t traveling abroad to commemorate the fall of the Berlin Wall 20 years ago today. Of course not. There’s nothing in it for his Chicago cronies. Also: There’s nothing for America to apologize for there today. Guess which U.S. celebrity is in Germany to mark the anniversary? David Haselhoff. When David Haselhoff is […]
The latest in Commie Chic: “Oba Mao” t-shirts! Nope, not manufactured by RAAAACIST Tea Party protesters. Manufactured in China and sold by the Chinese for the rest of the Citizens of the World. Mao-cheerleading White House communication director Anita Dunn has already put in a special order (via Breitbart TV): *** On a related note, […]
Shall we dance?
At around 12:30pm Eastern, Barack Obama will put down his ice cream cone and boldly condemn repression in Iran. Why now? Andrew Malcolm explains the timing: You don’t need to be a basketball-loving president of the United States to know that if you’re trying to block opponents’ shots in your end, you sure aren’t increasing […]
Hackers vs. China whitewash.
Because they can.
“The result really is a shame. Feel bad?”
The good news: Team America won all-around gold and silver yesterday. The bad news: the ChiComs will get away with their cheating ways and the fecklessness of the IOC will be given a pass. My second syndicated column this week rips international athletic officials for turning a blind eye. *** Cheating ChiComs, Crouching IOC by […]
A little bit of history repeating itself.
Whitewashing Red China.
Keep this in mind as you watch the Olympics.
Yingying the jailed Tibetan antelope.
Apostate may face death.
They’re coming to take me away, ha ha! (UPDATED)