Panama will swear in a new president today
Twenty years after the United States removed Manuel Noriega from power, and with the recent focus on Honduras, Panama has been well below the radar for most Americans: But it is a strategically important country that is playing a growing role in global trade. Indeed, it is estimated that 5 percent of all international trade-and a much higher percentage of U.S. trade-goes through the Panama | Read More »
There they go again
The NY Daily News is promoting the August edition of Vanity Fair, in which a vicious hit piece full of lies, distortions and innuendo savagely attacks everything about Sarah Palin, not the least of which is her character. The author is the liberal magazine’s national editor Todd Purdum. If you don’t know where he’s coming from, consider that Purdum formerly hacked for the New York Times, | Read More »
Suppressed reports vindicate Palin polar bear policy
Early in January, a Sarah Palin op-ed appeared in the NY Times in which she argued against adding the Polar Bear to the list of endangered species because the polar bear populations in the Arctic were healthy: “…polar bears are more numerous now than they were 40 years ago. The polar bear population in the southern Beaufort Sea off Alaska’s North Slope has been relatively stable | Read More »
Obama’s middle-class tax pledge headed under the bus
One of Barack Obama’s often repeated promises made on the campaign trail was that he would not raise taxes on the midddle class: “I can make a firm pledge,” he said in Dover, N.H., on Sept. 12. “Under my plan, no family making less than $250,000 a year will see any form of tax increase. Not your income tax, not your payroll tax, not your | Read More »
Spokesperson: Kerry didn’t mean what he said
Senator John Kerry has thrown the joke he told Tuesday about Governor Sarah Palin under the bus. Or in Kerryspeak, he obviously voted for the joke before he voted against it. Just one day after Gov. Palin stood up to the liberal Senator and returned fire, he has apparently calculated that his joke went too far, not to mention that he has lousy timing.
Gene Robinson fan offered his 5-year-old son for sex
In a case which explores the depths of human depravity, authorities say that a Duke University official tried to persuade a person he had met in an internet chat room to travel to North Carolina to have sex with the official’s adopted 5-year-old child. Unfortunately for Frank Lombard, the associate director of Duke’s Center for Health Policy, he did not know at the time he | Read More »
Does Kerry moonlight as a writer for Letterman?
One would think Sen. John Kerry (D-Cambodia) would have realized by now that his idea of humor doesn’t go over very well. It must be because he’s a nasty person, and his pathetic attempts at being funny just turn out to be… well, nasty.
Gov. Palin headed for Europe to visit troops
From the governor via Twitter: “Travel now to bring appreciation from their Alaska family & Natl Guard leadership to heroes in US European Command’s area of responsibility” We had wondered if Gov. Palin was going to return to the Middle East to visit her state’s Guard troops deployed there after she tweeted: “Got Fed ok for Adjutant Gen Campbell, Command Sgt Major Choate and me | Read More »
Is Palin going back to the Middle East?
Governor Sarah Palin recently tweeted: “Got Fed ok for Adjutant Gen Campbell, Command Sgt Major Choate and me to travel to our Ak Army Natl Guard troops on Wed. Glad to go to them” The 2008 GOP vice presidential candidate’s tweet didn’t say exactly where she would travel to visit the toops. But one has to wonder why she would need permission from the Feds | Read More »
Meet the Basij, Iran’s thug militia
If you’ve watched any of the televised images from Iran since the people first went into the streets to protest their country’s rigged election, you’ve seen them in action. That bunch of thugs wearing civilian garb and clubbing protesters with nightsticks are the Basij — Niruyeh Moghavemat Basij is the formal name — the militia the mullahs use to maintain control of Iran’s population. In | Read More »
Sarah Barracuda can teach the GOP how to fight
Examiner.com’s George Copeland has some food for thought for the Republican Party. The GOP, he points out, tends to avoid controversy and allows The Left to club it unmercifully. But Sarah Palin marches to the beat of a different drummer than most of her fellow Republicans: In the view of many of her supporters, not only did Palin excel in her handling of this controversy, she | Read More »
Obama Equivocates On Health Insurance
President Barack Obama made another promise this week that you can take to the bank. Well, you can take it there, but forget about cashing it. Like so many of Obama promises, it’s just another lie. Speaking to the American Medical Association Monday, the president insisted that his health care plan will let Americans keep the coverage they have: “No matter how we reform health | Read More »
Bloggers raise money for Palin defense fund
A coalition of bloggers is appealing to supporters of Gov. Sarah Palin for donations in a week-long effort to raise more than $500,000 to help her pay her legal bills. Spearheaded by web site Conservatives4Palin, the bloggers launched their fundraising webathon Monday in a coordinated effort to help retire the Alaska governor’s legal debts. The webathon is using professional-quality videos which call the ethics complaints | Read More »
Dave Caves; Sarah accepts his apology (Updated)
New York Times media columnist Bill Carter reports: David Letterman directly apologized to Gov. Sarah Palin and her daughters on his program Monday night, saying he took responsibility for a joke that had offended Ms. Palin, her family, and her supporters.
Misogynistic attacks are opening some liberal women’s eyes
The fallout from David Lecherman’s raunchy and sexist attack on 2008 GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin and her daughters has yet to settle, but already a silver lining has appeared around the mushroom cloud lingering over such attacks, which have become common from the left. Until Gov. Palin stood her ground and declared that Creepy Dave apologize to young girls everywhere, liberal feminists had | Read More »
NY Lawmakers to CBS: ‘Fire Letterman’
Republican New York State Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb has written CBS CEO Les Moonves asking the network chief to fire David Letterman for the talk show host’s crude jokes he made at the expense of Governor Sarah Palin and her daughter. Kolb said his letter condemns Letterman for his “shockingly inappropriate” jokes: “As the proud father of a daughter, and as a husband, I | Read More »
Wright and von Brunn like-minded about the Jooos
Scrawled on a notepad found in the car of Holocaust Museum shooter James von Brunn Wednesday: “Obama does what his Jew owners tell him to do.” Spoken to reporter David Squires by President Obama’s former mentor, counselor and pastor the same day: “Them Jews ain’t going to let him [President Obama] talk to me.” Leftist bloggers and the government-run media would have you believe that | Read More »
ExxonMobil joins TransCanada in Alaska gas pipeline project
The massive fallout over Dave Lecherman has all but obscured some other important news concerning Alaska’s governor. TransCanada, the company chosen to manage Alaska’s natural gas pipeline project to bring the clean-burning fuel from the North Slope to the lower 48, has concluded an agreement with ExxonMobil to cooperate on the endeavor. With ExxonMobil now on board, it’s a big positive for Gov. Palin.
Palins have ‘no intentions’ of giving David Letterman ‘a ratings boost’
Via Fox News: Statement from Meghan Stapleton, Palin spokesperson Today at 8:08am “The Palins have no intention of providing a ratings boost for David Letterman by appearing on his show. Plus, it would be wise to keep Willow away from David Letterman.” A major alphabet network late night host, drunk on the arrogance of a freshly-negotiated contract, started a public battle with the Palins that | Read More »