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    The Racism Race

    Let’s write a script for a Lifetime movie. Set it in the 80s. The main character is older. He’s white. Heavy-set, glasses.. balding. Sweaty. You know the sort. What Winston Churchill would look like if he were raised in a shack on a farm out west during the Dust Bowl era. You know .. a redneck. Lets call him Bob. Bob works for an insurance | Read More »

    Lee Fisher Is Having A Tough Week

    Earlier this week, I pointed out that Democrat Senate candidate Lee Fisher of Ohio had some trouble counting volunteers during the 4th of July weekend. (Hey, what’s 48 phantom people between friends right?) His overestimate was widely and hilariously mocked. Not a fun start to your work week there. Well, not for him anyway, I thought it was hilarious. And it didn’t get any better | Read More »

    The Curiouser Case of The Curiously Uncurious Case of Carly Fiorina’s Protesters

    Curious Protesters, Perhaps Performing Some Kind Of Curious Ritualistic Dance. Curiously.. Yesterday, FishbowlLA posted a blog entry titled “The Curious Case of Carly Fiorina’s Protesters” which had a whole bunch of photo evidence that the Fiorina campaign was recycling protesters at various rallies across California. I mean, they had like SIX WHOLE PHOTOS!! Emanations of penumbras of implications let fly over aforementioned voluminous evidence. Astroturfers? | Read More »

    “Robert Byrd & His Racist Party”

    Daniel J. Flynn has the top story today at Human Events: Robert Byrd’s death severs the Democratic Party’s most glaring link to its racist past. Rather than let the party’s embarrassing past fade from memory with Robert Byrd, party heavyweights have lamely obfuscated their former senate majority leader’s past as a “Kleagle” and an “Exalted Cyclops” in the Ku Klux Klan. “He once had a | Read More »

    Counting is Hard

    Jim Geraghty reported yesterday, in this hilariously titled article, on Democrat Lee Fisher’s equally hilarious overestimate on volunteers joining him for the Fourth of July parade in Northland, Ohio. Today I saw the below video and had a good chuckle. . Fifty: I do not think it means what you think it means, Mr. Fisher. You can read more about Fisher’s opponent, Republican Rob Portman, | Read More »

    Capt. Pete Hegseth on Elena Kagan.

    . Devastating. There’s nothing to add. OPEN THREAD

    Michael Steele’s Unwinnable War

    Below, watch instantly infamous video of Michael Steele’s odious remarks on Afghanistan. Here is my own transcription, as best as my deaf ear could produce. Well the McChrystal incident um, to me was very telling. And I think it’s a reflection of frustration that a lot of our military leaders have with this administration and their prosecution of the war in Afghanistan. Keep in mind, | Read More »

    Reason’s Nanny of the Month Cracks Down On … Ladies’ Night?

    Via Glenn Reynolds: Says Reason.tv: Busybodies in Illinois are itching to bag baggy pants, and -Holy handcuffs, Batman! -in Los Angeles they’re throwing the Caped Crusader behind bars! But there can be only one Nanny of the Month, and this time it’s the state bureaucrat who’s thumbing his nose at the great Kool & the Gang anthem by cracking down on bars and restaurants that | Read More »

    Sen. Lemieux: “It’s not just oil washing up on the shore Mr. President, it’s failure.”

    Via The Right Scoop: Unlike President Obama, Senator George LeMieux (R-FL) has no confusion about just whose ass needs kicked. For more from Senator LeMieux, check out his excellent appearance on the Ed Morrissey show just after delivering said kicking. (embed below the fold.) Please consider this an OPEN THREAD.

    “Kagan’s Lying Her Pearls Off”

    Ben Shapiro has the top story today at Human Events: I truly like Elena Kagan, but she is doing a terrible job of telling the truth during these hearings. At yesterdays proceedings, she lied in no less than five areas of the law, none of them boding well for the future of the Constitution. Abortion Kagan was asked by Senator Jeff Sessions about a memo | Read More »

    “I just hope that in the future we know what the heck it is we’re doing.”

    Via Michelle Malkin, the video below features Democrat Max Baucus basically calling Barbara Boxer a dangerous opportunist right to her face: . As Michelle put it: A moment of candor from Democrat Sen. Max Baucus today at the Senate EPW Committee hearing on the Boxer-Menendez oil spill liability amendments. His comments are directed at grandstanding committee chairwoman Sen. Barbara Boxer, sitting next to him. His | Read More »

    “Afghan Rules Need Changes”

    Rowan Scarborough has the top story today at Human Events: Before Gen. Stanley McChrystal made the fatal mistake of venting to Rolling Stone magazine, warriors in Afghanistan say he was guilty of an even a bigger blunder. The four-star general put in place a series of restrictions on troops in the form of new rules of engagement (ROE). War fighters complain the rules have prevented | Read More »

    A Podcast Darkly

    Ladies and Gentlemen, allow me to introduce you to The Needle. This is a new weekly podcast featuring RedState’s own Lori Ziganto, and her loosely affiliated sidekick, me. Every Wednesday, we’ll be having inappropriate audio relationships with our listeners on topics ranging from politics to even more politics, and a side order of please make it stop. I don’t want to brag, but I’m totally | Read More »

    Mexican Drug Cartel Threatens Nogales Police

    Via Gateway Pundit: “Our officers have received threats from the cartel that they are to look the other way if they are off duty, or they will be targeted by a sniper or by other means.” Relatedly, in the news today: Mexico is suing over Arizona immigration law. Wonder where they got that idea. Priorities.

    The No Attribution Zone

    Hat tip. Link back. Trackback. These are internet terms, as well as courtesies. Another way to put it might be: attribution. Sourcing. Or how about “credit where due”? I’m a blogger. Many of you are bloggers too, and you know the same thing I do. When you repost something from another site, you attribute it. This is true of almost anything you do online. On | Read More »