Monthly Archives: March 2009

In Search Of A Leftist Iconic Moment

Time Magazine reveals more about its political bent than it intends in this piece, I suspect. Every successful social movement has its defining images. Think of the civil rights movement, and the photos of protesters being attacked by police dogs and … Continue reading

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Earlier this month I posted about some states beginning to rebel against the push from Washington into the affairs of the states. The Christian Science Monitor also has noticed the trend: There’s an old joke in South Carolina: Confederate President … Continue reading

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False Choice

Mark Steyn: Writing in the Chicago Tribune last week, President Obama fell back on one of his favorite rhetorical tics: “But I also know,” he wrote, “that we need not choose between a chaotic and unforgiving capitalism and an oppressive … Continue reading

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Too Funny

What to do if you are a heartless employer in tough times?  Why, lay them off, of course! Especially if they are unionized. That’s the usual complaint we are bombarded with by the media. Funny how they are not reporting … Continue reading

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HuffnPuff Cheerfully Distorting The Truth

The Huffington Post with a positively breathless report on the “locker room” exchange between Chuck (Not my favorite Senator) Grassley and Kent Conrad during a budget session: Marking up budget legislation can be a brutal affair, often beginning early and … Continue reading

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Barack Obama, Media Hound

Yahoo! asks if Barack Obama has reached media saturation yet. It’s obvious the camera loves President Barack Obama. But are American audiences growing tired of his seemingly ubiquitous TV appearances? This week alone, the president was on “60 Minutes,” held … Continue reading

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Old Man Winter Just Won’t Die This Year

Oklahoma is bracing for a potentially life-threatening blizzard. The governor of the state is warning people to stay home. “To all Oklahomans, I would urge you to not get out and travel. If you must, make sure you have provisions … Continue reading

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A Lesson

Via The Wall Street Journal, a little lesson from the Wisconsin state Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen to the politicians demanding witch rich hunts. Responding to a letter “suggesting” state attorneys investigate corporations from Chuck Grassley, Van Hollen wrote back: “However, … Continue reading

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A Look Inside The Cabal

Via Memeorandum, this tidbit from Mickey Kaus revealing an exchange on JournoList. I’ll send you over there to read it rather than try to excerpt it here. Here’s my original post about JournoList. What I get from this exchange is … Continue reading

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Chasing Ghosts

We have been bombarded by the media about how infallible DNA evidence is. Thanks to police procedurals like the CSI franchise, the public is more and more accepting of this technique. Yet, maybe, there is another side to all of this. … Continue reading

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Astroturf Nation

The Obama White House got a taste of what they are trying to pull off today. They got a heaping helping of astroturf from someone else. When the White House put out a call for town hall questions, it might … Continue reading

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Goodbye To All That

Daniel Henninger on the complete disconnect between the Democrats and the private sector. Barack Obama meets with a flock of nervous bankers at the White House tomorrow to reassure them he understands their interests. Good luck. There has always been … Continue reading

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Say A Prayer

For Fargo, North Dakota. The National Weather Service has just issued a new estimate for the flood crest on the Red River. They are now warning that the crest may reach 43 feet. Flood stage is 18 feet. The dikes … Continue reading

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Timmy Geithner – Super Genius

This is the guy who is going to rescue the US economy? As if the dollar didn’t have enough problems, Timothy Geithner took China’s bait yesterday and said he was “quite open” to its suggestion this week to displace the … Continue reading

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Sucks To Be Him

We here at Blue Crab Boulevard diligently try to follow up on the urgent news we have previously reported. We can now report the outcome of a story we first reported about last year. We now know the penalty for … Continue reading

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