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 »
Why the Media Coverage of the 2008 Presidential Election Sucked.
OK–maybe I’m a bit paranoid, but I definitely believe that there has been a vast left wing conspiracy afoot in the mainstream media for some time now. Now, if you all will bear with me, I believe that I can prove to you beyond a shadow of a doubt that I am right. A few of nights ago, I was watching the O’Reilly Factor | Read More »
The Permanent Campaign Gets Creepy
Imagine that the President of the United States is sending personal representatives to the homes of private citizens and asking them to sign a “pledge of support” for his Administration’s policies. Imagine that those representatives are asking citizens for their names and e-mail addresses so that the “post-election” organization set up by the president can follow up with them; perhaps taking the addresses of those | Read More »
Two Minutes’ Hate: Week of March 22-28
The Ministry of Hope invites all members of The Party to celebrate Two Minutes’ Hate against the following enemies of the people: Sunday, March 22: Executives of AIGThe Attorney General of Sector R has uncovered evidence that AIG paid bonuses Monday, March 23: Rush LimbaughAn enemy of The Party and The People, he wants The Party to fail Tuesday, March 24: CEOsThe hereditary class of | Read More »
Obama White House bars press from press award ceremony. Coverage of far left press organization kept away from country.
www.thepoliticalclass.com Obama White House bars press from press award ceremony. Coverage of far left press organization kept away from country. As reported by the L.A. Times. Full story here. We are not making this up: Barack Obama was elected commander in chief promising to run the most transparent presidential administration in American history. This achievement and the overall promise of his historic administration caused the | Read More »