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Archive for August, 2009

Daniel Hannan At The Army-Navy Club

by @ Monday, August 31st, 2009. Filed under Health Care Reform, Politics

Conservative MEP Daniel Hannan spoke at the Army-Navy Club early this month, and his speech is worth watching in full: Part One: Remainder below the fold

Glenn Beck Goes Into Full-Tilt Paranoid Delusion Mode

by @ Monday, August 31st, 2009. Filed under Barack Obama, Obama Derangement Syndrome, Politics

The latest example of the wackiness that is Glenn Beck comes from this afternoon’s radio show: BECK: If I could just — if we could just be like Cuba. Let me give you the last piece of evidence that there is a revolution going on, and it is coming. It is — there is a […]

Time To Boycott WorldNetDaily

by @ Monday, August 31st, 2009. Filed under Dumbasses, Politics

Once again, the nuts at World Net Daily are embarrassing themselves and the rest of the right: The Web site says that the government is considering Nazi-like concentration camps for dissidents. Jerome Corsi, the author of “The Obama Nation,” an anti-Obama book, says that a proposal in Congress “appears designed to create the type […]

So, Will Harry Reid Parade Ted Kennedy’s Dead Body Through The Senate For Health Care Reform ?

by @ Monday, August 31st, 2009. Filed under Democrats, Health Care Reform, Politics

Yet more evidence that the Democrats intend to turn the health care debate into a request to “honor” the memory of Senator Kennedy: Q: How will U.S. Sen. (Edward) Kennedy’s death affect things? A: I think it’s going to help us. He hasn’t been around for some time. We’re going to have a new chairman […]

How Health Insurance Makes Health Care More Expensive

by @ Monday, August 31st, 2009. Filed under Economics, Health Care Reform, Politics

John Stossel explains it well:

Meet The Anti-Republicans

by @ Monday, August 31st, 2009. Filed under Politics, Republicans

Bruce Bartlett, a former Reagan Administration official who’s been very critical of the GOP since the rise of George W. Bush, explains why he’s been so critical of the GOP recently: The party got seriously on the wrong track during the George W. Bush years, as I explained in my Impostor book. In my opinion, […]

Harry Reid Displays The Arrogance Of Power

by @ Monday, August 31st, 2009. Filed under Politics

Last week at a function in Las Vegas, Harry Reid told the advertising director of the Las Vegas Review-Journal that he hoped that his paper went out of business: On Wednesday, before he addressed a Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce luncheon, Reid joined the chamber’s board members for a meet-‘n’-greet and a photo. One of […]

Amateur Hour At The Deeds Campaign

Guys, if you’re gonna engage in a little political trickery at least be smart about it: Bob McDonnell’s campaign received a call this morning from a woman who called herself “Jennifer” and claimed to be a freelance reporter from the Connection newspapers in Northern Virginia. She asked for information about McDonnell’s schedule. The problem? She […]

Special Election To Replace Kennedy Set For January 19, 2010

by @ Monday, August 31st, 2009. Filed under In The News, Politics

Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick set a special election to fill Ted Kennedy’s seat at the same time he announced support for an effort to change state election laws: Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick announced Monday that the special election to fill the Sen. Edward Kennedy’s seat will be held in January, but said he wants to […]

Carrie Prejean Suing Miss USA Pageant For “Religious Discrimination”

by @ Monday, August 31st, 2009. Filed under Celebrities, In The News, Legal

Carrie Prejean, the Miss USA contestant who found herself riled in controversy after answering a question about gay marriage and then lost her title as Miss California after failing to abide by her contractual duties has filed a lawsuit against the pageant owners alleging religious discrimination: RANCHO SANTA FE, CA – Carrie Prejean’s attorney, Charles […]

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