Eminently true, but depressingly pitiful — what the president “does,” according to an elementary school student: As the Good Book says, from the mouths of babes. ALSO SEE: 12 Unspoken Rules for Being a Liberal
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Ezra Klein’s new venture has a name. Vox.com. And a slick promo video about how Ezra and, ahem, Matthew Yglesias, have reinvented journalism. Has there ever been a more vapid promo video in the history of humankind? To show how
(Steven Hayward) H.L. Mencken’s line that “democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard” comes to mind when looking at New York and Washington right now. Americans seem to need...Show More Summary
NPR’s Diane Rehm show had a little bit of Mitt Romney on the brain on Friday. Karen Tumulty of The Washington Post felt compelled to point out that if President Romney had implemented all these delays in Obamacare mandates, the Democrats would be having fits. In the show’s second hour, James Kitfield of National Journal was even more generous. Show More Summary
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) told This Week on Sunday that Republicans will repeal Obamacare if not in 2015, then in 2017. Liberal ABC host Jonathan Karl thought it was funny. The Hill reported: Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said Sunday that … Continue reading ?
(John Hinderaker) Random observations on a Sunday afternoon, tied together thematically by Barack Obama’s scoffing at people who “cling to guns or religion or antipathy toward people who aren’t like them”–a group that, in his mind, no doubt includes me. Show More Summary
This is what our once proud military has been reduced to. Our armed forces are meant to defend us by killing people and breaking thing—period. It’s not supposed to be a Petri dish for social experimentation. Amazingly enough thisShow More Summary
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Syrian Islamists entered the St. Tecla convent in Maalula, Syria in December and took twelve nuns hostage. Local sources said the terrorists broke into the convent and took Mother Superior Pelagia Sayyaf and twelve other nuns hostage. This Saturday, Sept. … Continue reading ?
Eyewitness Adam Pidel recounts to 911 the intent of Joseph Dean Harvey, Jr. to fight Walker on side of road -- "But a gun? A bit much."
(Paul Mirengoff) The College Board is once again altering the SAT. According to the Washington Post, the SAT’s writers appear to be doing two things: changing what they test and making the test easier. To me, it sounds as if the SAT will be made easier largely by changing what it tests. Show More Summary
This is all via @rdbrewer4. An Interpol spokeswoman said a check of all documents used to board the plane had revealed more "suspect passports" that were being further investigated. In addition to the two they've already identified. From Reuters: "The...
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If al-Qaeda catches a suspected American spy, they shoot the informer in the head and hang him from a soccer goal post. If the US catches an al-Qaeda spy, he gets a two years probation and a job at the … Continue reading ?
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