California Crisis Management – Prop 23
When you attend an event like this weekend’s BlogCon, hosted by Freedom Works, you get to meet people from all around the country. As you trade stories from your local and state communities, it’s fascinating to find out details on issues that get only passing mention in national politics. Races, redistricting, policies, and more that will be decided this year on election day. For me, | Read More »
The Rhetoric of Violence
Today, James Jay Lee died, shot by police. Lee walked into the headquarters of the Discovery Channel in Silver Springs, Maryland, armed and seemingly strapped with a bomb. Though most of the building was evacuated safely, Lee managed to take three people hostage. The stand-off lasted several hours, and ended when Maryland police had no choice but deadly force to finally ensure the safety of | Read More »
Photoshop Contest: Oval Office Makeover
Judging by twitter, the Oval Office makeover is the MOST IMPORTANT STORY EVAH! Therefore, we’re having a photoshop contest. Because Bush. Here is the link to the original photo. Da Rules: Don’t be profane, don’t be disgusting, don’t be crazy. This is for fun. Da Reward: Winner will be chosen by me whenever I feel like it. If you are selected as the winner, you’ll | Read More »
Glenn Beck Assassinated Martin Luther King
Rhetorically. Possibly with a rhetorical plate glass window. Just remember, YOU are the hate-mongers. You soulless, lost, Father Coughlin Nazi rhetorical assassins! (But he doesn’t mean that in a mean way.) OPEN THREAD.
A Funny Thing Happens On The Way To The Lincoln Memorial …
… if you’re going by Google Maps, that is. See for yourself. A reader emails that if you search Google today, on the eve of Glenn Beck’s rally, a search for Lincoln Memorial turns up, instead, the wrong address. And not just any wrong address either; it takes you to the FDR Memorial. Curious. A quick look at Google Trends shows that Lincoln Memorial is, | Read More »
Cameron’s ‘High Noon’ Canceled At 11th Hour
“I want to call those deniers out into the street at high noon and shoot it out with those boneheads.” James Cameron on global warming skeptics in March. In March of this year, famed director and amateur hole stuffer James Cameron threw down the green gauntlet, stating in an interview that he wanted to debate global warming skeptics in a most public way, the better | Read More »
War on Food McEscalating
I like bacon. I know, courageous stance right? Bacon is one of the delights of life on this earth. It’s a universal good, a boon; manna. But like any universal good on this earth, there are those who disapprove. PETA, for example, and for obvious reasons. Luckily, I don’t see PETA successfully instituting global bacon sharia anytime soon. On the other hand, they may not | Read More »
Gutfeld On Beck On Cordoba On Gay Bar
Via The Right Scoop: For the source of Glenn’s favorite proposed name, follow Lori Ziganto on Twitter! Read more on Greg’s twitter exchange with the ground zero mosque spokesperson at Hot Air. Consider this an OPEN THREAD.
Sometimes You CAN Judge A Book By Its Cover
Over at The Corner today, Jonah Goldberg posted the newly released cover of the new book coming out from Markos Moulitsas. Noting the strangely familiar cover, he remarked: Kos’ book cover approaches the highest form of flattery Indeed. You’re probably wondering what the smiley face really has to do with Markos’ book. I mean, with Liberal Fascism, it makes sense. In fact, it’s even explained | Read More »
The Needle 7: Memoirs of a Haunted Motorcade
President Justin G. “Knee Crackin” Harding Today’s podcast covers everything from cojones to truck nutz, in memoir format. Join Lori and I as we cross a bridge to somewhere, and then go curl up with a nice, cool shower to try and just feel clean again. So grab your Coexist bumper sticker and click to tune in at www.EricMorris.us, or you can listen in below | Read More »
Open Thread: 1,000 Words
As in, a picture is worth ‘em. OPEN THREAD.
Michele Bachmann at RightOnline 2010
This was one of the best talks at RightOnline. Rep. Bachmann discusses the Tea Party Caucus, activism, repeal, Harry Reid, and taxes, taxes, taxes.
Congressman, Heal Thy Street
“For too long, Washington has worked for the wealthy and well connected. I want to put Washington to work for working families, whether they wear shirts and ties, or hard hats and safety boots to work.” – Congressman Harry Teague, 2008 Harry Teague is having a tough year. Back in 2008, Teague bragged to voters that his businesses provided health care coverage for all his | Read More »
Open Thread: Erick Erickson at RightOnline 2010
You might recognize this guy. I hear he’s on CNN. .
Ann McElhinney at RightOnline 2010
Simply awesome. . “So when my husband and I came to America, we heard a story about conservatives. We heard that these conservatives are a really really weird lot. Nutjobs, basically. And these conservatives, they’re obsessed with sex. They’re obsessed with sex and they’re obsessed with what you’re doing in your bedroom. It’s all they think about. They’re just constantly worrying about what you’re up | Read More »