Monthly Archives: July 2010

Radical-In-Chief: The Prequel

Stanley Kurtz has what promises to be a cornerstone work coming out this fall about Obama and his socialist underpinnings. For a small taste of what to look forward to, here’s Kurtz at The Corner answering the pseudonymous activist “Eugene … Continue reading

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Pelosi’s Congress, So Lame

Excellent Kathryn Jean Lopez post with the same title at The Corner at National Review Online this morning about the current repugnant Congress, using a Resurgent Republic poll as a springboard. Key quote from the referenced National Review editorial: “In … Continue reading

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Talking to Girls About Duran Duran

Hard to come up with a better post title than the one of Rolling Stone contributing editor Rob Sheffield’s new book of the same name. A brief, easy to read year by year memoir of 80s music, Sheffield’s book will … Continue reading

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Your weekend Journolist fix

There’s been a lot of rehashing of the previously linked Journolist stories throughout the blogosphere. A mainstream media summary of Journolist antics is in today’s Washington Post, written by Howard Kurtz. “…there is no getting around the fact that some … Continue reading

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More fun from Journolist

It’s a good day when pompous windbag Keith Olbermann is called out by the lefties he considers his peers. That’s the treat The Daily Caller’s latest release of Journolist tidbits provides. “He’s become O’Reilly on the left– completely predictable, unfunny, … Continue reading

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The bitching’s back from Journolist

The Journolist story continues today with more fun reads at The Daily Caller. First, a Tucker Carlson letter about the Journolist revelations: “Again and again, we discovered members of Journolist working to coordinate talking points on behalf of Democratic politicians, … Continue reading

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Yanks third recent loss is Major

Ralph Houk, the manager of the first Yankee teams that fixed in my memory, died Wednesday. He will always be part of the roll call of those immortal early 60s Yankees along with Howard, Skowron, Richardson, Kubek, Boyer, Mantle, Maris, … Continue reading

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