Daily Archives: January 30th, 2013 «

 

Let’s pretend for five seconds that Sen. Menendez was a Republican

Posted by: ST on January 30, 2013 at 6:42 pm » 7 Comments

Think the MSM would be treating him with the kid gloves they’ve treated the Democrat version?  Via Politico: Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, is denying any allegations of wrongdoing after FBI agents raided the business of a Florida doctor close to him. FBI agents searched the office of Dr. […]

 

Israel blasts Syrian convoy in Lebanon: was it carrying chemical weapons?

Posted by: Phineas on January 30, 2013 at 4:04 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas If PJM’s Barry Rubin is right, it’s the development many have feared: a desperate, vengeful Bashar Assad giving WMDs to the genocidal jihadists of Hizbullah: It has been reported that a number of Israeli planes flew over Lebanon and attacked a convoy near the Syrian-Lebanese border. The fact that this comes shortly […]

 

Horrific: Cannibalism in North Korea

Posted by: Phineas on January 30, 2013 at 2:01 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas This is the end-state of totalitarianism, if it doesn’t reform like China or collapse on itself like East Germany and the USSR — parents eating their children: A starving man in North Korea has been executed after murdering his two children for food, reports from inside the secretive state claim. A ‘hidden […]

 

Irony alert: Eyes finally open, liberals hope for military coup in Egypt

Posted by: Phineas on January 30, 2013 at 1:01 pm » 1 Comment

**Posted by Phineas From Andy McCarthy’s post at NRO’s “The Corner” blog on commentators rising calls for the Egyptian military to intervene as that country starts to fall apart: Here’s the really interesting part: The [Egyptian] Left does not have the numbers needed to defeat the Islamists at the ballot box. That is why the […]

 

#MSDNC again caught in dishonest video editing hit against political opposition

Posted by: ST on January 30, 2013 at 10:32 am » 3 Comments

Twitchy.com has been all over this non-issue that ballooned into an issue (more here and here) yesterday, and the Washington Post’s Erik Wemple provides a comprehensive write-up: MSNBC is reviewing its portrayal of the testimony of Neil Heslin, the father of a Sandy Hook victim, at a legislative hearing in Hartford on Monday. The 33-second video […]

 

WaPo

Posted by: ST on January 30, 2013 at 9:56 am » Comments Off

Sigh: Kerry gets overwhelming Senate backing to lead State Department

 

NYT

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Nope: Strict Gun Laws in Chicago Can’t Stem Fatal Shots

 

Miami Herald

Posted by: ST on January 30, 2013 at 9:55 am » Comments Off

Developing: FBI raids West Palm Beach office of doctor tied to Sen. Bob Menendez 

 

The Hill

Posted by: ST on January 30, 2013 at 9:54 am » Comments Off

Shock: Unions, Hollywood open to bankrolling Obama’s advocacy arm 

 

ABC News

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Here We Go: Giffords and Kelly vs LaPierre of NRA at Gun Violence Hearing