davidl on July 20th, 2011

Eugene Robinson gets it wrong, from Washington Post: It is time to stop giving Herman Cain’s unapologetic bigotry a free pass. The man and his poison need to be seen clearly and taken seriously. […] But Cain’s prejudice isn’t against Mormons or Jews, it’s against Muslims. Open religious prejudice is usually enough to disqualify a […]

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davidl on January 13th, 2011

Crying Clyburn, James Clyburn is hearing voices, yet again, from Michael O’Brien, Hill: Clyburn said that Palin didn’t grasp why such rhetoric was so troubling, regardless of the motivations of the alleged shooter. The No. 3 House Democrat referenced the civil rights era and said that some of the shrill rhetoric in modern politics is […]

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davidl on January 4th, 2011

The KKK is gone, the Kennedy Kongressional Klan is gone.  Free at last, free at last. Class envy, from James Carroll, Boston Globe: If a just society is defined by the relationship between the well off and the very poor, we have big trouble. US Census data for 2010 show the widest rich-poor income gap […]

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davidl on July 3rd, 2010

For a fitting tribute to the now departed Senator Robert “Sheets”  Byrd, late of West Virginia, a cite Michelle Malkin 2001 article in Capitalism magazine, via Ed Dristoll,  Pajamas Media: The ex-Klansman’s admirers praise his historical knowledge, mastery of procedural rules, and outspokenness. They refer to the Senate’s senior Democrat as the “conscience of the […]

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davidl on April 9th, 2010

Terrorist – 1:  Obami – 0, Lisa Stark and Sarah Netter, ABC News: The Qatari diplomat who caused a midair security scare won’t face charges after claiming he was trying to light his shoes on fire when it appears he was simply smoking in the bathroom. Federal officials said Mohammed al Modadi was on official […]

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