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Nina Totenberg: No Evidence of Anything Political About Solyndra

By Doug Powers  •  November 19, 2011 04:21 PM

None at all

Taxpayers Were Almost on the Hook for an Additional $469 Million When Solyndra Went Under

By Doug Powers  •  October 6, 2011 09:06 AM

**Written by Doug Powers The Obama administration was preparing to toss another very expensive life preserver, but Solyndra had already forever slipped beneath the rolling, green waves. From the Washington Post: The Obama administration’s Department of Energy was poised last summer to give Solyndra a second major taxpayer loan of $469 million, even as the […]

Culture of corruption: Banking hypocrite Maxine Waters

By Michelle Malkin  •  March 13, 2009 11:50 AM

Cronyism of color.

No tears for Julie Myers

By Michelle Malkin  •  November 17, 2007 09:55 AM

As you may have heard, ICE chief Julie Myers is in trouble over her stupid Halloween costume flap: Just when it appeared Julie Myers had cleared every hurdle in her quest to officially become the nation’s top immigration official, a dreadlocked wig and a prisoner’s outfit could cost her the job. Myers, director of Immigration […]

What does FEMA stand for: Fake Emergency Media Actors; Chertoff condemns FEMA stupidity – pot meet kettle!l Update: The FEMA photoshop fun continues

By Michelle Malkin  •  October 26, 2007 08:56 PM

Fraudulent Emergency Mismanagement Asshats.

What’s Julie Myers doing at the “Hezbollah Social Club?”

By Michelle Malkin  •  October 16, 2007 09:40 AM

Cronyism plus dhimmitude = insanity.


By Michelle Malkin  •  May 8, 2006 10:55 AM

Over at Hot Air with lots o’ links. Credit: David Lunde As I note in today’s Vent, this still-unfolding tale underscores what a joke the Department of Homeland Security is. The mess involving the Shirlington Limousine company, the alleged prostitute shuttle service which got millions in government contracts despite a shady financial record and an […]


By Michelle Malkin  •  October 12, 2005 08:40 AM

The Bush administration is responding to charges of cronyism in the bidding process by…expanding the pool of privileged cronies. The government-sponsored racial spoils system will now get a boost from Hurricane Katrina (via Breitbart/AP): “This administration is reaching out to companies of all sizes, especially minority-owned enterprises, to guarantee that those seeking to join the […]

The other troubling nomination

By Michelle Malkin  •  October 5, 2005 01:27 PM

Before the quag-Miers, (hat tip: Confederate Yankee for the term) there was the other quag-Myers. That is: Julie Myers, a Bush lawyer with virtually no immigration and customs enforcement experience and minimal managerial experience who has been nominated to head the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. She just happens to be niece of recently […]

Utterly underwhelmed

By Michelle Malkin  •  October 3, 2005 09:03 AM

***scroll down for rolling updates*** What Julie Myers is to the Department of Homeland Security, Harriet Miers is to the Supreme Court. (Video of the announcement here via NYT).) It’s not just that Miers has zero judicial experience. It’s that she’s so transparently a crony/”diversity” pick while so many other vastly more qualified and impressive […]