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Hope you all have a Thanksgiving holiday full of peace, joy, faith, and freedom. Special thanks and prayers for all our troops at home and around the world. George Washington’s First Thanksgiving Proclamation in 1789: Whereas it is the duty of all Nations to acknowledge the providence of almighty God, to obey his will, to […]
Delaware celebrates state’s first Obamacare exchange enrollee to reach the summit of Mount 404 Error
Twitchy has all the latest breaking news, photos, tweets, and updates on three “huge” explosions reported tonight in Mobile, Ala. A one-mile area evacuation is reportedly underway.
The Resurrection, El Greco Happy Easter to all of my readers of the Christian faith — and Happy Passover to all of my readers of the Jewish faith. “Jesus Christ is Risen Today” performed by the Notre Dame Liturgical Choir: “Rejoice,” from Le choeur gospel de Paris: *** Put on your shocked faces: Google celebrates […]
Mystical Nativity by Sandro Botticelli For unto Us a Child is born Unto Us a Son is given And the government shall be upon His shoulder And His name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace. – Isaiah 9:6 Merry Christmas, dear readers. Hope your day is […]
Alexi Giannoulias was thrilled to join President Obama in Chicago for an Election Day basketball game. He bragged on Twitter about teaming up with the player-in-chief and Chicago Bulls legend Scottie Pippen. Who’s Giannoulias? Readers of this blog will remember. Apparently, Team Obama doesn’t care. Flashback 2010: Fresh from the NRSC, a perfect way to […]
Milton Friedman passed away in 2006, but his spirit lives on among lovers of economic liberty around the world. There are celebrations taking place in 43 countries and all 50 states to commemorate Friedman at 100. More here on Friedman Day from the Friedman Foundation for Education Choice. Heritage posts its latest Index of Economic […]
Fires, vandalism, and riots broke out again in Anaheim, Calif. late last night during protests against police brutality. It’s the fourth night of lawlessness in the city that’s supposed to be the “happiest place on Earth.” Demonstrators smashed Starbucks windows and set dumpsters ablaze. Way to send a social justice message. Police fired pepper balls […]
When progressives try to further explain President Obama’s collectivist “You Didn’t Build That” jab against entrepreneurs, they just make things worse. Keep digging, Lefties! Here’s MSNBC’s sad attempt to rescue Team Obama: Mitt Romney has criticized President Obama for his “you didn’t build that line,” when it came to businesses. The president was making an […]
I received the following statement from Amazon.com today regarding its decision not to renew its membership with the American Legislative Exchange Council: Thanks for reaching out to me. Each year we evaluate all of our association memberships and we’ve decided not to renew our participation in ALEC, in part because of positions that group took […]
Twitchy has full coverage — including amazing photos and video — of the Discovery space shuttle’s last flight to Washington, D.C., where it will now become a Smithsonian museum piece: R.I.P.
The Resurrection, El Greco Happy Easter to all of my readers of the Christian faith — and Happy Passover to all of my readers of the Jewish faith. “Jesus Christ is Risen Today” performed by the Notre Dame Liturgical Choir: And “Rejoice,” from Le choeur gospel de Paris: *** In Nigeria, an Easter car bombing […]
Bwahahahahahahahahahahahahaha. Okay, got that out of my system. Yesterday, as you all know, President Obama went after the “unelected” justices of the Supreme Court. So much for the constitutional law lecturer’s appreciation of the separation of powers. Today, during another of his regular press conference diatribes against everyone who stands in his way, the man […]
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KTVB and other local media in Idaho are reporting tonight on a mine collapse involving an unknown number of miners. A few details: Shoshone County Dispatch says a call came in Wednesday night about buried miners at Lucky Friday Mine. Dispatch also says that they do not know how many miners are trapped or what […]
Penn State riot photos via The Daily Collegian You can read my Twitter timeline for all the lowdown on how Penn State students turned Joe Paterno’s firing into an excuse for a mindless pep rally-turned-riot tonight. (Go here.) Oliver Darcy shot this video of the stampede after thousands poured onto the campus streets and someone […]
Last month, an appalling sports sex abuse scandal hit a little close to home when a national gymnastics coach tied to decades of molestation charges involving young girls was banned from the sport — and a Colorado Springs gym operator who was also a convicted sex offender was forced to resign after employing the banned […]
This is the column I filed 10 years ago on Tuesday, September 11, 2001. Below it, I’ve included the 2004 Republican National Convention remarks of the late actor Ron Silver — a Hollywood liberal turned Hollywood hawk who died too soon. Before he passed in 2009, he delivered powerful speeches on his post-9/11 awakening that […]
**Written by Doug Powers According to Fox News, so far 13 deaths have been blamed on the storm. Flooding is a big problem, and it’s reported that four million are without power and billions of dollars in damage has been done, but fortunately the storm never exceeded category one winds, even though to watch some […]
There is a disturbance in the Force. Last night before midnight Colorado time, I tweeted that I felt the earth shaking in my hometown of Colorado Springs. It was a 5.2-5.5 magnitude temblor — the largest Colorado has seen in more than 40 years. Just now, the Twittersphere lit up with reports of a large […]
**Written by Doug Powers A big “Happy Mother’s Day” to all you moms out there. I’ll be trying to make sure my kids spoil their mother before we all go to visit my mother, so we’ll be on the road a bit today. Consider this an open thread for discussion. For a Mother’s Day flashback, […]