Daily Archives: July 6, 2011

Sarah says the media is just making shit up

Okay, she didn’t say “shit.” From her Facebook page: Media Making Things Up: “Tears” and “Rages” During “The Undefeated”? Really? by Sarah Palin on Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at 12:08pm Obviously we’ve seen our share of media lies, but the … Continue reading

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It’s official – Obama is Bush III

WaPo: In debt talks, Obama offers Social Security cuts President Obama is pressing congressional leaders to consider a far-reaching debt-reduction plan that would force Democrats to accept major changes to Social Security and Medicare in exchange for Republican support for … Continue reading

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They’re probably racists too

WaPo: Tea party Democrats do exist Is there such a thing as a tea party Democrat? The answer, it seems, is yes. Polls show the group exists, but determining its impact is difficult. What role the group could play in … Continue reading

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Lucidity strikes Paul Krugman

It must be an odd-numbered month because Paul Krugman is being shrill again. Via Riverdaughter: The Obama-Keynes Mystery I’m not alone in marveling at the extent to which Obama has thrown his rhetorical weight behind anti-Keynesian economics; Ryan Avent is … Continue reading

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A Fast and Furious cover-up

Powerline: “Fast and Furious” Blows Sky-High This morning, there was a stunning development in Congress’s investigation of the Justice Department’s “Fast and Furious” gun-running program: it was revealed that on July 4, Kenneth Melson, the acting director of the Bureau … Continue reading

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Time wounds all heels

Media Decoder: CNN Cancels ‘In the Arena’ With Eliot Spitzer CNN on Wednesday cancelled Eliot Spitzer’s 8 p.m. political talk show, “In The Arena,” after only nine months, and said it would shift Anderson Cooper’s 10 p.m. nightly newscast into … Continue reading

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I’m betting on an appeal

Via Hot Air: In reversal, federal court orders immediate end to ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ policy A federal appeals court ordered the U.S. government on Wednesday to immediately cease enforcing the ban on openly gay members of the military, a … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin’s guerrilla army

Real Clear Politics: Devoted Volunteers Build Foundation for Palin in Iowa PELLA, Iowa — Last December, Michelle McCormick penned a letter to Sarah Palin, addressed it to her political action committee, and dropped it in the mail. An unassuming 28-year-old … Continue reading

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Charges against Rochester NY woman for filming police from her front yard dismissed

Remember that woman who was arrested in Rochester, New York for the heinous offense of recording the cops during a traffic stop in front of her home? Rochester Democrat and Chronicle: Charge against Emily Good dismissed At the start of … Continue reading

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If David Duke didn’t exist, the Democrats would have to invent him

The Daily Beast: White Supremacist Stampede Add to the growing list of candidates considering a bid for the GOP presidential nomination in 2012 America’s most famous white-power advocate: David Duke. A former grand wizard of the Ku Klux Klan, member … Continue reading

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Alleged victim in Strauss-Kahn case sues NY Post for defamation

Maybe she’ll get her day in court after all. The Guardian: The hotel maid at the centre of the attempted rape case against the former head of the IMF, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, is suing the New York Post for libel after … Continue reading

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