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Archive for September, 2009

Chicagoans Not Wild About Olympics

by @ Wednesday, September 30th, 2009. Filed under In The News, Sports

Some residents of Chicago aren’t necessarily thrilled about the idea of the Summer Olympics coming to their city: CHICAGO – The mayor, the president and Oprah Winfrey may hope to return to Chicago from Copenhagen with the 2016 Olympic Games, but some around town hope the International Olympic Committee deems the Second City the second […]

Al-Qaeda’s Latest Weapon: The Butt-Bomb

by @ Wednesday, September 30th, 2009. Filed under Al Qaeda, Homeland Security, In The News, War On Terror

And no, this is not from The Onion: (CBS)  Al Qaeda has developed a new tactic that allows suicide bombers to breach even the tightest security, as CBS News correspondent Sheila MacVicar reports. Inside a Saudi palace, the scene was the bloody aftermath of an al Qaeda attack in August aimed at killing Prince Mohammed […]

Gore Vidal Unloads On Obama, Predicts Military Dictatorship In The U.S.

by @ Wednesday, September 30th, 2009. Filed under Barack Obama, Dumbasses, Politics

Leftist writer Gore Vidal famously switched his support from Hillary Clinton to Barack Obama during the 2008 Democratic Primary campaign is having regrets now: Vidal now believes, as he did originally, Clinton would be the better president. “Hillary knows more about the world and what to do with the generals. History has proven when the […]

Revised G.D.P. Figures Show Signs That Recession May Be Ending

by @ Wednesday, September 30th, 2009. Filed under Credit Crisis, Economics

It now appears that the economy shrank even less than first calculated in the second quarter: The American economy performed better than expected this spring, contracting at its slowest pace in a year, the government reported on Wednesday. The report offered more evidence that the recession probably ended this summer, and that the economy would […]

Supreme Court To Rule On Second Amendment’s Applicability To The States

by @ Wednesday, September 30th, 2009. Filed under Individual Liberty, Supreme Court

One of the issues left unresolved by the Supreme Court’s ruling in District of Columbia v. Heller was whether the Court’s interpretation of the Second Amendment as an individual right applied to state and local governments. The last time the Court had the opportunity to rule on the issue, in 1886, in the case Presser […]

Newsmax Sends Article Calling For Military Coup Down The Memory Hole

by @ Wednesday, September 30th, 2009. Filed under Barack Obama, Dumbasses, Obama Derangement Syndrome, Politics

Earlier today I noted that a writer at NewsMax had advocated a military coup to overthrow President Obama. Now, if you click on the link for the article, here’s what you get: Of course, it’s still available over at the Google Cache of the page: Embarrassed to have been caught at treason, guys ?

Chicago Unveils New O-lympic Logo

by @ Wednesday, September 30th, 2009. Filed under Barack Obama, Humor, Politics, Sports

H/T: Vodkapundit

Glenn Beck: Atheists To Blame For All Of America’s Problems

by @ Wednesday, September 30th, 2009. Filed under Dumbasses, Glenn Beck, Politicos & Pundits, Politics

Yea, it has nothing to do with all those religious people who’ve, you know, actually been in charge of the country all these years.

NewsMax Columnist: Obama Risks a Domestic Military ‘Intervention’

by @ Wednesday, September 30th, 2009. Filed under Barack Obama, Obama Derangement Syndrome, Politics

Over at NewsMax, which is hardly the place to go for rational political argument I will admit, John L. Perry advocates a military coup to overthrow the President of the United States: There is a remote, although gaining, possibility America’s military will intervene as a last resort to resolve the “Obama problem.” Don’t dismiss it […]

Ron Paul Talks “End The Fed” On The Daily Show

by @ Wednesday, September 30th, 2009. Filed under Economics, Politicos & Pundits, Politics, Ron Paul

Ron Paul was on The Daily show last night talking about his new book End the Fed The Daily Show With Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c

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