Who needs the Boston Marathon any how? The regime as spoken: (CNN) — As part of revamped security following last year’s deadly bombings, the Boston Marathon has banned various items for the 2014 race, including bags and strollers. The bombs placed in backpacks exploded near the finish line last year, killing three people. Backpacks, handbags, […]
Woman ordains herself a priest. Media pretends she is still Catholic: (Reuters) – In an emotional ceremony filled with tears and applause, a 70-year-old Kentucky woman was ordained a priest on Saturday as part of a dissident group operating outside of official Roman Catholic Church authority. Rosemarie Smead is one of about 150 women around […]
From Charlie Spierling, Examiner: California Police Chief Ken James insisted earlier this month that the idea of a gun as a “defensive weapon” was a “myth.” Speaking at a news conference about gun control with California lawmakers, James explained that he was concerned with the amount of weapons owned by American citizens. “One issue that […]
An imported north of the border Snark of the Day: I too am skeptical about the notion that the “big glowing ball in the sky” affects climate. But keep an open mind. From Kate, Small Dead Animals.
Quickly, read Dick Morris on the subject. His comments are spot on, here. I will quote the whole of the article, here because it doesn’t break out easily. Republicans are getting depressed under an avalanche of polling suggesting that an Obama victory is in the offing. They, in fact, suggest no such thing! Here’s why: […]
The cast and management at MSNBC really, really want their viewers — all 20 of them now, I believe — to understand that the Republican Party is raaaaaaaaaaaacist, and that the GOP convention is nothing more than a bunch of white men talking and applauding. They are so desperate to sell their meme latent Republican […]
Doug Mataconis, Outsde the Beltway: As James Joyner noted on Tuesday, five Cleveland area men were arrested after plotting to blow up a bridge in the area. Last night the Cleveland Plain Dealer reported that one of those five men had ties to the Cleveland branch of the Occupy movement: [...] You might also want […]
Whoopie Goldberg and the girls of the View are heartbroken over the death of Kim Jung Il. Goldberg admits that socialism has utterly failed everywhere it has been tried, but continues to hold out hope, via Karen, the Lonely Conservative: No, it doesn’t matter. Because, you know, if you say that this is how our […]
Newt Gingrich just got another reason for the republican wing of the republican party to support him, gift wrapped courtesy of Mitt Romney and George (41) Bush, via Allah Pundit, Hot Air: Choosing his words carefully, the former president said he knew Gingrich relatively well. “I’m not his biggest advocate,” he said. “I had a […]
I have for a long time found Ann Coulter fascinating. Occasionally wrong, mostly correct. I have several of her books on my shelves here. I even carry one in the truck that I haven’t finished reading. That said, it fascinates me that Coulter who had nothing but derision for John McCain, thinks that Mitt Romney […]
Martin Luther King: “I”I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.” Jesse Jackson, video: If you pass comment on the Reverend Jackson’s distinct lack of character, he will […]
Christina-Taylor Green, from Stephanie Innes, Arizona Daily Star: Aspiring politician Christina-Taylor Green was born in the midst of tragedy on Sept. 11, 2001, and died Saturday morning while trying to meet Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords. The strong-willed 9-year-old third-grader had gone to meet Giffords with a neighbor when she was shot. She died later at University […]
Dumbo forced to clean up his own mess, rather that hole in roof, Barack Obama seems to prefer mopping the floor, from USA Today: President Obama is engaging in some post-WikiLeaks diplomacy. In phone calls Saturday to the leaders of Turkey and Mexico, Obama deplored the WikiLeaks release of once-secret diplomatic cables — some of […]
Some interesting thoughts on Sarah Palin’s new book…. which I happen to have started reading myself just the other day. I’ll leave Melissa’s thoughts on the book itself to her article. But she, in the process of laying the groundwork for her review, points up something that I’ve noticed myself on the state of things […]
Cold, wet and raw day, but after seeing this video, I felt warm all over. While I do not claim to able to sing. Mercedes Benz is one of my favorite songs. It is in my key, to wit off. Enough said roll the video: Hat tip and BSWK to Nice Deb.