Daily Archives: June 29, 2011


chutz·pah also hutz·pah n. Utter nerve; shameless audacity; unbelievable gall [from Yiddish] The Foundry: The chief economic culprit of President Obama’s Wednesday press conference was undoubtedly “corporate jets.” He mentioned them on at least six occasions, each time offering their … Continue reading

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Glenzilla plays “gotcha games”

Glenn Greenwald: Yesterday, State Department adviser Harold Koh testified before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee regarding the war in Libya. The Committee had also requested the appearance of top lawyers from the Justice and Defense Departments — who, contrary to … Continue reading

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Obligatory Obamacare decision post

The Obamacrats are woo-hooing and high-fiving over the Sixth Circuit decision upholding the constitutionality of Obamacare. As usual their celebrations are premature. I’m not going to go into detail about the decision for two reasons: 1. It ain’t over until … Continue reading

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Why global warming made it rain last night in the Central Valley

If you live east of the Rockies you probably don’t see anything strange with rain this time of year. But here in the Central Valley of California summer rain isused to be an oxymoron. In non-drought years (a whole ‘nother … Continue reading

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Obama supports “states rights”

Think Progress: President Obama was asked if he believes that civil marriage is a constitutional right during his press conference this morning. Rather than answering that question, Obama reiterated his record on LGBT issues and argued that marriage is best … Continue reading

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It doesn’t count because he had his fingers crossed

I want to talk about this post by Professor Jacobson at Legal Insurrection: In January 2009, President Obama appointed National Council of La Raza (NCLR) Vice President for Research, Advocacy, and Legislation Cecilia Munoz to be his Director of the … Continue reading

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Why they fear her – Palin in Pella

An unofficial video of the speech Sarah Palin made to the theatre audience right after the movie ended. No teleprompter, no notes, 6 minutes of passion and inspiration to her supporters. “Share that message. Not about me, but about the … Continue reading

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