Monthly Archives: August 2010

Less Than One Term?

Roger Simon (of Politico, not Pajamas Media) has a devastating column out. He speculates that the won may have to resign before his full first term is complete: Honest to goodness, the man just does not get it. He might … Continue reading

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The Hamas Seal Of Approval

Hamas has come out solidly in favor of the “Ground Zero Mosque”. A leader of the Hamas terror group yesterday jumped into the emotional debate on the plan to construct a mosque near Ground Zero — insisting Muslims “have to … Continue reading

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What If That Expensive College Degree…

…Is actually worthless? It may very well be if it does not get you a basic grounding in what you need to function in the real world. Read it and weep, folks. Tweet

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Par-Tay!

The son of Muammar al-Gaddafi is throwing a party for a man who was supposed to be dead according to the Scottish government. Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al Megrahi will get down with Saif Gadaffi in a blatant slap in the … Continue reading

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Muddled Response

The muddled response – or really, really badly executed Clinton-style triangulation – of the won has given a lot of Democratic Congressional candidates major headaches in an already toxic political environment for them: President Obama’s seemingly conflicting responses over the … Continue reading

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A Strategy For Losers

Fred Barnes on the increasingly desperate Democrats running for Congress this year: The Democratic strategy in the 2010 election is simple: Change the subject. And given the subject on everyone’s mind, who can blame them? That subject is the economy … Continue reading

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Rights And Wrongs

In America, we have certain rights. One of them is the right to free speech. Another is the right to freedom of religion. Yet another is the right to assemble peacefully with whomever we please. These are our rights. They … Continue reading

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And The Band Played On

Nearer My God To Thee was the tune. New claims for unemployment rose again last week – to the highest level in five months: The number of first-time filers for unemployment insurance rose to the highest level since late February … Continue reading

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Phantom Victories

John Podhoretz: I’ve read some cracked political analysis in my time, but a story on the New York Times website this afternoon called “A Primary Victory Boosts White House, for Now” may be the San Andreas Fault of cracked political … Continue reading

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Rich Get Richer

Federal workers average pay and benefits are more than double of people in the private sector: At a time when workers’ pay and benefits have stagnated, federal employees’ average compensation has grown to more than double what private sector workers … Continue reading

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I Got Nothing

I have been wracking my brain trying to come up with a post title that did not break my own standards here at the Crabitat. I can’t do it. I just can’t. Some things defy any efforts to keep up … Continue reading

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Gunday Afternoon

Hi-Point 995TSFG, 9x19mm (Luger). 10-round capacity. I have not fired it yet. By all reports, this is fun, cheap, reliable and fairly accurate. (It is also inexpensive.) It’s intended for slightly more authoritative plinking than a .22. It certainly is … Continue reading

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Let Them Swim Elsewhere!

Hoo boy. The optics are getting worse on Michelle Obama’s extremely conspicuous consumption spree on the Spanish coast. As in, now she’s having beaches cleared of people so her party can swim in peace, untroubled by the lesser folk: Spanish … Continue reading

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Welcome To The Recovery!

Super-Genius Timmy Geithner penned an op-ed in The New York Times just a few days ago with just that title (minus the exclamation point). He wrote: THE devastation wrought by the great recession is still all too real for millions … Continue reading

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Marie Obama

Let them eat cake: But while most of the country is pinching pennies and downsizing  summer sojourns – or forgoing them altogether – the Obamas don’t seem to be heeding their own advice. While many of us are struggling, the … Continue reading

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