davidl on August 29th, 2014

The face of evil, from Gordon Rayner, Martin Evans and John Bingham, Telegraph (UK): The woman who presided over the last five years of failure as the boss of children’s services at Rotherham Council is the same executive who removed three children from their foster parents because they were Ukip voters. Joyce Thacker, the £130,000-a-year […]

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davidl on August 26th, 2014

I agree with Professor Glenn Reynolds that our police are too militarized, both in hardware and mindset.   However, I’d think twice before lauding his supporters on this issue, from Useless Toady: Often, if you wait long enough, an idea comes around. Back in 2006, I wrote a piece for Popular Mechanics on how the federal […]

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davidl on August 24th, 2014

Alternate title:   A tale of two mug shots. Can Rick Perry, governor Texas, ride his indictment by a Travis county grand jury all the way to the White House?   Maybe not.   However Perry’s standing up the Travis county democrat  mafia only improves his standing with the republican base.   Lord knows we need a president […]

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Eric Florack on August 22nd, 2014

…. one must assume there is more than racism at work, in the case of Ferguson and other incidents….or at least a different kind of racial inequality from what is being advertised. As the Daily Caller suggested the other day: Many black people have their lives disrupted by the criminal justice system, but the lives […]

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davidl on August 22nd, 2014

Truth be known, I am not a fan of republican congressmen named King, but a stopped clock is right twice a day, from, Mediaite: Most elected officials have been extremely hesitant to condemn the people of Ferguson, Missouri, who have been protesting for nearly two weeks over the fatal shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown […]

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davidl on August 18th, 2014

The Reverend Al Sharpton can go home.   The late Michael Brown was shot in the front with his arms down, from Daily Caller: An autopsy conducted on Michael Brown, the unarmed 18-year-old fatally shot by Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson last Saturday, shows that Brown was shot at least six times, twice in the […]

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davidl on August 17th, 2014

The Sharp Tack discusses the media and Ferguson: [W]hat the press describes as “civil rights protests” and “vigils” are unaccountably held in liquor and appliance stores and the looting and burning of the shops in the area are by some mysterious magical thinking supposed to show the moral rightness of the protesters’ cause. In fact, […]

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davidl on August 15th, 2014

Sir Robert Peel: The police are the public and the public are the police; the police being only members of the public who are paid to give full time attention to duties Source. Mary Katherine Ham: Hot Air: We ask more of police in a free society than creating militarized zones out of tough situations. […]

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davidl on August 14th, 2014

Does Mrs. Clinton care about anybody not named Clinton? Evidently not, from Brent Budowsky b, Hill: [Mrs.] Clinton should have spent all of 2014 working hard to support Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.), Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.), Sen. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.), Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska), Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.), Alison Lundergan Grimes in Kentucky and Michelle […]

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davidl on August 12th, 2014

From Hollywood Reporter: Lauren Bacall, the willowy actress whose husky voice, sultry beauty and all-too-short May-December romance with Humphrey Bogart made her an everlasting icon of Hollywood, has died, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed. She was 89. Bacall died Tuesday morning of a stroke in her longtime home in the Dakota Video:

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davidl on August 12th, 2014

Sketch Factor is a new app that purports to measure how unsafe a particular neighborhood is.   Color me skeptical but color the lamer stream media as hostile, from PC Magazine: On paper, it sounds like a good idea: A smartphone app that uses crowd-sourced data to inform you of the more unsafe areas of […]

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davidl on August 9th, 2014

Libtards proclaim that women has the right to chnose to kill their unborn  baby, but has anybody ever asked the unborn if wants to be killed?   From, the dim wit Kevin Drum moans in Mother Jones, via Smitty, Other McCain: So don’t tell me that all the conservative Christians in DesJarlais’ district believe that abortion […]

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davidl on August 4th, 2014

Geraldo Rivera  JINO (Jew in Name Only), video: Hat tip: Allah Pundit, Hot Air. The only defense Rivera offers is to play his Jew Card, and he does so poorly.  

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davidl on August 4th, 2014

In politics an accident is when a politician accidentally speaks the truth.   Finnish reporterette Aishi Zidan had one such accident, via William A. Jacoboson, Legal Insurrection: Don’t use me as your propaganda weapon I spent a night at the Shifa hospital in Gaza two weeks ago. I was covering the situation in Gaza for my […]

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Eric Florack on August 4th, 2014

Now, this will not be news, since most folks already know…. but Nancy Pelosi has gone round the bend. James Woods, apparently recognizing this reality has commented on social media about her actions. As you see, and for what I must assume to be legal reasons, Woods passes off a possibility where everyone else on […]

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