Monthly Archives: September 2009

The Gangs of Pittsburgh

Before we get all teary-eyed about what’s going on with the police handling (which even on tape looks rather mild compared to the abuse they’re receiving) to the  anarchist demonstrations in Pittsburgh with cries of “does this look like America?” … Continue reading

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Netanyahu: ‘Have You No Shame?’

Thank God for leaders like Benjamin Netanyahu for standing up to Iran — and yes, this is worth 1:40 of your time: Been a long, long time since we’ve heard such moral clarity from a position of power.

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Working the Media Umpire

First off, a little background on the Democratic PR machine in Washington, courtesy of former NBC journalist and current Fox News contributor Chris Wallace: “Working the umpire” is an old phrase from when the traditional media writ large was seen … Continue reading

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“I made myself clear, Young Lady!”

It would seem that by virtually every account — blog, attendees, reporters, etc. — that today was not Creigh Deeds’ best day.  Most alarming (for self-styled “progressives” anyhow) from a policy perspective was Deeds flip-flopping on “cap and trade” which … Continue reading

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Your Three Minutes of Civilization

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The Credibility of the WaPo

Just in case you haven’t seen this yet: It’s not as if this is the first time the Washington Post has it’s hands caught in the cookie jar.  First the “pay to play” scheme based on the reputation of the … Continue reading

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The Virtue of a Part Time Legislature

I’ve had plenty of time to reflect on Waldo Jaquith’s call to arms on the problems of a part time legislature as it relates to Delegate Phil Hamilton.  For those who are still cloudy on the issue, Hamilton is a … Continue reading

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McDonnell 54 Deeds 42

McDonnell writes a thesis; and Creigh Deeds is the one who gets schooled: For Governor, Republican Bob McDonnell appears undamaged and today defeats Democrat Creigh Deeds. Compared to an identical SurveyUSA poll released five weeks ago, the race has tightened slightly, … Continue reading

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