Seriously, how long can the media last as a parody of themselves?
As many of you know, I usually don’t comment on current events, leaving it in the very capable hands of Moe, Warner, and the rest of you. But I am fascinated by the underlying forces that shape those events, especially when they come together to illustrate a greater truth. A few days ago, Jonah Goldberg posted a piece of satire from the Onion: WASHINGTON—More than a | Read More »
Mr. President, Do You Believe In American Exceptionalism?
OK, I’m sure that most of you are familiar with President Obama’s bow to the King of Saudi Arabia (a country where women are second class citizens and where it is legal to stone them to death). I have embedded a video below from Hot Air titled, “A Tale of Two Bows”. This video clearly demonstrates President Obama giving a much more deep and respectful | Read More »
CNN reporter Susan Rosegen openly argues with Tea Party protester. Then starts using Homeland Security buzz words for protesters.
www.thepoliticalclass.com CNN reporter Susan Rosegen openly argues with Tea Party protester. Then starts using Homeland Security buzz words for protesters. Susan Roesgen asks a protester “Why are you here today?” I guess his answer wasn’t what she was looking for so she starts to argue with him. It gets even better when she claims: That the crowd “is anti-government “ The crowd “anti-CNN” The | Read More »
President Newspeak Wants A Cookie
. The left and the press (but I repeat myself) are falling all over each other in their haste to congratulate Obama and his manly response to the pirates. A retch-worthy visit to the comments section of left blogs reveals revolting mission-accomplished-gasms and endless reposts of photo fakes featuring Obama being cool or hip with the words “I Got This” adoringly emblazoned upon the savior | Read More »
The Jackson $5 million? Pay-to-play is expensive in Illinois.
www.thepoliticalclass.com The Jackson $5 million? Pay-to-play is expensive in Illinois. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that Jesse Jackson Jr. would pay-to-play in the U.S. Senate. Full story here. The Sun-Times has learned that 2 members of Chicago’s Indian community sent word to Blagojevich’s camp that Jesse Jackson Jr. would raise $5 million in exchange for Obama’s Senate seat Former Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s camp was told last | Read More »
NY Times writer Paul Krugman also thinks anyone protesting high taxes is crazy.
www.thepoliticalclass.com NY Times writer Paul Krugman also thinks anyone protesting high taxes is crazy. First it was MSNBC and now the NY Times jumps on the “You’re insane if you protest high taxes” bandwagon. Pau Krugman writes: This is a column about Republicans — and I’m not sure I should even be writing it. Today’s G.O.P. is, after all, very much a minority party. | Read More »
Easter at the Hanoi Hilton. How Jane Fonda’s friends handled “diversity” and religious freedom.
www.thepoliticalclass.com Easter at the Hanoi Hilton. How Jane Fonda’s friends handled “diversity” and religious freedom. From Powerlineblog link here. Pictured above is Hanoi Jane. Scott has written several times about Colonel Leo Thorsness, a genuine hero. National Review has an excerpt from Thorsness’ book Surviving Hell, about his experiences as a POW in Vietnam. The excerpt describes an occasion when Col. Thorsness and 41 fellow | Read More »
Get Palin! That’s Job One for The Left and its media allies, says Gary Larson at Intellectual Conservative. And to accomplish the mission, they have gone far beyond the pale. The governor’s children are considered fair game by the same people who would scream bloody murder if either of the president’s two young daughters were unfairly attacked.
Barack Obama: President Pantywaist – new surrender monkey on the block
Barack Obama: President Pantywaist – new surrender monkey on the block A reporter with The UK Telegraph doesn’t hold back any punches with his review of Obama’s overseas trip. Full story by Gerald Warner here. President Barack Obama has recently completed the most successful foreign policy tour since Napoleon’s retreat from Moscow. You name it, he blew it. What was his big deal economic programme | Read More »
Alec Baldwin: “Why We Need the New York Times.” Or – even a broken clock is right twice a day.
www.thepoliticalclass.com Alec Baldwin: “Why We Need the New York Times.” Or – even a broken clock is right twice a day. Alec Baldwin makes a pitch for the broken clock that is the NY Times. Full story at the Huffington Post here. He starts out with his past devotion to the Times: I picked up the paper every day, back when many places ran out | Read More »
Happiness is Contagious…..[Open Thread]
I literally cannot watch this video without feeling a huge smile spread across my face. Maybe it’s the wonderful song from “The Sound of Music” playing that brings back fond memories from childhood. Maybe it’s the way a few people dancing inspires the surrounding community in the Belgian train station to temporarily forget their troubles and join along in the fun. Who knows. Enjoy and, | Read More »
Barry’s Traveling Road Show
In case no one has noticed, the President is in Europe right now on his first overseas trip (Canada doesn’t count) at attend the G-20 summit in London. His tour will take him to Germany, France and Turkey. Prior to his departure, the media treated us to some of the deep issues to be encountered with the Europeans on this trip. For example, CNN did | Read More »
Medal of Honor winner passes away. Media did not cover it so we will. Ed W. “Too Tall” Freeman (November 20, 1927 – August 20, 2008)
www.thepoliticalclass.com Medal of Honor winner passes away. Media did not cover it so we will. Ed W. “Too Tall” Freeman (November 20, 1927 – August 20, 2008) The media spent a lot of time covering a rapper that beat up his famous girlfriend (Chris Brown and Rihanna). We’ll cover a hero that saved lives. Freeman’s official Medal of Honor citation reads: CITATION: Rank and organization: | Read More »
Michelle Bachmann Shouldn’t Be Allowed to Drive A Car
Well, according to Rolling Stone writer and possessor of a really large head Matt Taibb on Hardball the other day. Chris Matthews asked Michelle Bernard and the big head Taibb about Congresswoman Michelle Bachmann’s comments during an interview on the Sean Hannity radio show about the recent comments from Doogey Houser S.T. Tim Geithner about the China’s governor calling for a one world currency to | Read More »
This Guy Makes Some Really Good Points…..[Saturday Afternoon Open Thread]
Watch this absolutely hysterical video below. Yes, this guy (Louis CK) is a comedian appearing in a guest spot on The Conan O’Brien Show. However, he makes some excellent points about what a spoiled generation that we have become with a raging sense of entitlement. I even see myself in his comments. I sometimes fight the urge to smack my computer when it doesn’t behave | Read More »