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Woman convicted of “breast assault” in Hong Kong – supporters respond accordingly

Posted by: ST on August 4, 2015 at 7:59 pm » 1 Comment

My latest at IJ Review takes a look at a case in Hong Kong where a young woman was convicted of assault – a “breast assault” – of a police officer, and how her supporters responded: Sunday’s protests saw a colorful mix of different types of bras being worn or carried by both women and […]

 

VIDEO: Rep. @EleanorNorton (D) performs a spectacular parking fail

Posted by: ST on March 25, 2015 at 4:47 pm » 10 Comments

So this happened today: Roll Call has the scoop (hat tip): Per our tipster, Norton performed the sub-par squeeze-in around the same time the rest of her colleagues were crowding into the House chamber to hear the joint address by Afghan President Ashraf Ghani. At around the 40-second mark, an oblivious U.S. Capitol Police officer […]

 

NC woman makes fool of herself in road rage video gone viral

Posted by: ST on January 29, 2015 at 10:19 pm » Comments Off on NC woman makes fool of herself in road rage video gone viral

Just say no to road rage, OK? It’s just not worth it. Via MyFox8 in NC: Randleman road rage woman charged Watch the video, filmed by the harassed woman on a cell phone that was mounted to the dash of her car. She had a child with her. The idiot woman in the other vehicle who […]

 

The US and Israel are big meanies because they won’t share!

Posted by: Phineas on August 3, 2014 at 8:00 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas That’s the gist of the complaint from Navi Pillay, the UN’s High Commissioner for Human Rights, who denounced Israel (and by extension the US) for civilian deaths in Gaza. The original article is behind Haaretz’s subscriber wall, so I’ll quote the Breitbart summary: Navi Pillay told reporters following yet another “emergency” meeting […]

 

Pelosi: Qatar tells me Hamas is a humanitarian organization

Posted by: Phineas on July 28, 2014 at 4:47 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Dear San Franciscans, I love your city, really I do, but, as voters, you have so much to answer for: Rep. Nancy Pelosi appeared on CNN Sunday and commented on the ongoing war in Gaza. While defending Israel’s right to defend itself and stating that the US must support Iron Dome, Pelosi […]

 

Hypocritical White House criticizes journos for use of anonymous sources

Posted by: ST on July 21, 2014 at 7:38 pm » 2 Comments

White House press secretary Josh Earnest angered a lot of journalists at today’s press briefing over his comments regarding the anonymous sources of a story he was questioned on.  Via The Hill: Complaints from White House press secretary Josh Earnest on Monday about anonymous news sources prompted a testy exchange with reporters who noted that […]

 

Diane Ravitch launches sexist attack on Campbell Brown over teacher tenure

Posted by: ST on July 15, 2014 at 8:52 pm » 3 Comments

Why? Oh, because Brown just happens to be a proponent of teacher tenure reform. And for that, Ravitch suggests the former CNN host is – essentially – just another pretty face: Brown, 46, has become an articulate voice and recognizable face opposing tenure, the century-old system of laws and contractual guarantees giving public-school teachers due-process […]

 

Rewarding failure: GSA awards big contract to designer of #Obamacare web site

Posted by: Phineas on July 8, 2014 at 3:15 pm » 3 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Because they did such a great job with the federal Obamacare web site, why shouldn’t they be given the chance to compete for billions more of our tax dollars? FAIRFAX, VIRGINIA, Jul 08, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — CGI Federal Inc. (CGI) GIB -1.59% CA:GIB.A -1.49% announced today that the General Services Administration […]

 

EPA to blow $1.6 million on fancy hotel for “environmental justice” conference?

Posted by: Phineas on June 28, 2014 at 2:39 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Well, if you’re going to host a conference for nearly a month, you can’t expect people to stay at a Super 8. That would be cruel. A Holiday Inn? No, one can only eat so many free continental breakfasts. Nope, the only thing that will do for people fighting for “environmental justice” […]

 

Did Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) threaten a presidential coup d’etat?

Posted by: Phineas on June 27, 2014 at 6:05 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas The topic was immigration, both the current crisis at the border and the Democrats’ desperate desire to have the House pass the comprehensive amnesty bill already approved in the Senate. You can read the whole thing at PJM, but I think the senior senator at Illinois might want to walk this part […]