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The Couric-Rich Model of the 5 Stages of Mainstream Media Grief

Absolutely brilliant commentary from Ed Driscoll at Pajamas Media taking off on another brilliant piece by Rob Long (linked at the Driscoll article) about the mainstream media at this point in the Obama regime. The whole piece could be quoted, … Continue reading

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Obama’s War: The Deadliest Month in the Deadliest Year

Excellent observations by Pamela Geller about the current fool’s errand in Afghanistan, on the same day Obama tries to attach himself to the relative success of the Iraq surge that Bush advocated and BHO opposed. “Eight years after the war … Continue reading

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Why can’t Barack Obama tell the world about American tolerance?

Good analysis by Toby Harnden in the UK Telegraph: “Many Americans are incensed by the way that legitimate protest and questioning of Obama’s policies is routinely branded as racist or ignorant. They are tired of being told what to think … Continue reading

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Obama and Dems given 88 percent of 2008 TV network contributions

Wow, this is a shock, right? According to Eric Alterman, there’s no liberal bias. Looks like the only group more in lockstep with the Democrats than the media is African-American voters. “Senior executives, on-air personalities, producers, reporters, editors, writers and … Continue reading

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Bury Keynesian Voodoo Before It Buries Us

Good economic analysis by Kevin Hassett at Bloomberg News: “A 2002 study by economists Richard Hemming, Selma Mahfouz and Axel Schimmelpfennig of recessions in 27 developed economies from 1971 to 1998 found that increased spending by government had, in almost … Continue reading

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Obama’s no Muslim, he’s a Progressive

Interesting piece by Bill Kristol at The Weekly Standard. Assuming Obama isn’t engaged in a grand exhibition of taqiyya, Kristol’s points largely ring true. “Today’s progressives are multiculturalists. They’re inclined to make grand claims about the positive merits of a … Continue reading

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He’s Not a Muslim! (Not that There’s Anything Wrong with That)

Far be it from me to know for certain whether President Barry Soetoro the former is a Muslim (as many in recent polls say they believe) or not, in spite of all his protestations to the contrary. (See Taqiyya.) However, … Continue reading

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