Daily Archives: April 5th, 2011 «

 

QOTD: “Republicans view women as incubators first, autonomous beings second”

Posted by: ST on April 5, 2011 at 9:46 pm » 5 Comments

From liberal columnist Robyn Blumner, whining about the wave of GOP pro-life bills being pushed across the country. I’ve emphasized a few choice words in bold and added my comments below them: Election victories by a raft of self-proclaimed “small-government” Republicans mean that Big Brother is on the warpath against women’s autonomy. We’ve seen this […]

 

Heh: RNC parody vid of Obama campaign launch gets more views than launch itself

Posted by: ST on April 5, 2011 at 6:22 pm » 7 Comments

A sign o’ the times, perhaps? The National Republican Senatorial Committee’s  parody of Obama’s 2012 campaign, released Friday, now has 665,000 views on YouTube. Obama’s real launch video, released yesterday: Just 168,000. YouTube’s metrics tend to lag a bit, but the numbers suggest that — energy-wise — we’re in 2010, not 2008. Right Sphere’s Brandon Kiser asks: Could the magic […]

 

CNN

Posted by: ST on April 5, 2011 at 5:02 pm » Comments Off

Cultures clash as Oklahoma’s Hispanic population surges

 

WaPo

Posted by: ST on April 5, 2011 at 4:53 pm » Comments Off

Kaine quits DNC, enters Senate race to succeed Webb

 

NPR

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Gen. Petraeus Being ‘Seriously Considered’ For CIA Director

 

Politico

Posted by: ST on April 5, 2011 at 4:48 pm » Comments Off

Department Of Labor steps into battle over Maine mural

 

Abby Johnson

Posted by: ST on April 5, 2011 at 4:47 pm » Comments Off

Exposing the Planned Parenthood business model

 

Presented in Evidence of our Eventual Doom: $600 grand for a gurgling toad

Posted by: Phineas on April 5, 2011 at 4:15 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas I’m all for odd and amusing public art, but not for $600,000 of federal taxpayer money: Decried as wasteful spending that will be seen by just a couple thousand of daily workers who arrive on bus shuttles, foes have tried to delay the decision, expected tomorrow, April 1. But in an E-mail, […]

 

That “wretched buffoon” Lindsey Graham

Posted by: Phineas on April 5, 2011 at 2:01 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Mark Steyn rips into Senator Lindsey “Free Speech unless someone gets upset” Graham: Andrew, ever since I ran into a spot of bother in Canada, I’ve found myself giving speeches in defense of freedom of expression in Toronto, London, Copenhagen, etc. I did not think it would be necessary quite so soon […]

 

Robot Theater on “getting excited” and self-restraint

Posted by: Phineas on April 5, 2011 at 1:01 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas The Afghan riots and the desire of some to suppress free speech lest Muslims lose control again became the subject of a “robot video.” It’s enjoyable, albeit on a grim topic: (Crossposted at Public Secrets)