davidl on January 16th, 2012

The grounding of the Costa Concordia shows that like  Captain Francesco Schettino our culture is headed in the wrong dirction, from Daily Mail (UK) via Jill, Pundit & Pundette: Men refused to prioritise women, expectant mothers and children as they pushed themselves forward to escape. Crew ignored their passengers – leaving ‘chefs and waiters’ to […]

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davidl on January 4th, 2012

Sarah Palin warned the nation about momma grizzlies.   Well it appears that one momma grizzly is an Okie.  Perp learns lesson the hard way, from Kevin Dolar and Ryan Owens, ABC News: A young Oklahoma mother shot and killed an intruder to protect her 3-month-old baby on New Year’s Eve, less than a week after […]

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davidl on November 14th, 2011

Cripes  Suzette links this story: Chelsea Clinton to Report for NBC The appointment is immediate. Ms. Clinton will show up at the news division offices on Monday morning, said Steve Capus, president of NBC News, and will begin work on stories that NBC expects to use as part of its “Making a Difference” series, which […]

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davidl on June 16th, 2011

FLOTUS lies, the Fat Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama tells lies about her husband, from Politico: First lady Michelle Obama on Monday told a fundraiser in Southern California of the toll the presidency has taken on her husband Barack Obama. “I see the sadness and worry that’s creasing his face,” she said to […]

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davidl on February 21st, 2011

Madison on the Nile, question that is the difference between the thugs who protested in the streets of Cairo and the thugs protesting in Madison?  The thugs in Egypt at least pretended to support democracy. Chicago Thug, you take the thug out of Chicago, but a thug is still a thug. Meltdown with Ed Schultz, […]

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davidl on January 26th, 2011

Browner Out, Cap and Tax Czarine Carol Browner flees the arena, from Michelle: The Obama Culture of Corruption won’t be the same without her. But the question is: While lying, eco-radical czar Carol Browner may be stepping down (Politico has the scoop), does it really mean she’s stepping out of the inner circle? […] My […]

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davidl on December 19th, 2010

DREAM dies, New York Times slow on the uptake: Most immediately, the measure would have helped grant legal status to hundreds of thousands of illegal immigrant students and recent graduates whose lives are severely restricted though many have lived in the United States for nearly their entire lives. Kudos to the Times for correctly calling […]

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davidl on December 8th, 2010

Elizabeth Edwards, Raleigh News Observer: Elizabeth Anania Edwards, who became a national figure in her fight against cancer and as a partner in her husband John’s political career, died today. She was 61. Ulysses S. Grant, Cold Harbor, Virginia, 1864: “I will fight it on this line if it takes all summer.” Reference. Barack H […]

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davidl on November 27th, 2010

Roland S. Martin lauds FLOTUS, Martin attacks Sarah Palin for questioning the Fat Lady of the United States’, a/k/a Michelle Obama anti obesity jihad: (CNN) — It’s clear that we can’t go 24 hours without Sarah Palin saying something so stupid that it defies logic, but leave it to the Kim Kardashian of politics to […]

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Eric Florack on November 14th, 2010

Forwarded from a reader: Linda Burnett, 23, a resident of San Diego, was visiting  her in-laws and  while there went to a nearby supermarket to pick up some groceries. Later, her husband noticed her sitting in her car in the  driveway with the windows rolled up and with her eyes closed, with both hands behind […]

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davidl on September 20th, 2010

FDR brought  Americans the New Deal. HST gave us:The Square Deal FDR: The New Deal JFK:   The New Frontier LBJ: The Great Society Barack Hussien Obama: The New Reality? Hat tip:  Tim Williams and Jim Geraghty, Campaign Spot. Source and video via RCP. “I’m one of your middle class Americans. And quite frankly, I’m exhausted.  […]

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Eric Florack on March 31st, 2010

Welcome, one and all, to the most intense nightly read anywhere on the Internet The BitsBlog Nightly Ramble. HEY… CSEA…. Glenn Reynolds suggests that public-sector unions should be illegal.  I think he’s right. Danny Donahue, are you listening? NOT SOCIALIST? FAIL….. Sorry, Mickey.  I’ve got a lot a love for you, man, but you missed […]

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There’s a hustle and bustle, rattle and hum over by the meat section in the commissary. JonesToTheGrindstone.com Shoppers are milling through all of those shiny, plastic sheeting-wrapped packages of meat. Raw and exposed for inspection. Carefully perused and selected with precision. These packages are hand selected and there is a sense of ownership once they […]

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on March 12th, 2010

Jones To The Grindstone.com Once the husband hits a high rank and supervisory status, the wife is expected to take on a new identity. The perfect military wife will make it look effortless and not complain in public. * * * Wearing the husband’s rank gets her panties in a wad… It was once described […]

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on February 22nd, 2010

WWW.JonesToTheGrindstone.COM Part 1 of a multi-part series Having the experience of being an Air Force Officer’s wife for fifteen plus years has revealed to me some traits that would create the perfect military wife. If these qualities could be rolled-up into one woman and then some secret military lab could clone that woman repeatedly—the government […]

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