A QUICK OBSERVATION ABOUT MEET THE PRESS

The lead story on Meet The Press this morning?  It is Dennis Hastert, a former speaker of the house of representatives, out of office for 7 years, who apparently was being blackmailed over what the media seem pretty sure (but have no proof) was a sexual indiscretion of many (something like 30) years ago, that no one is filing any charges over and no one claims he used money illegally...

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THE MOST DELUSIONARY ARTICLE OF THE YEAR

Katie Glueck, of politico.com, has written for an article – which assures us that “Democratic insiders” (unnamed, of course) are thrilled about the prospect that Hillary Clinton will testify before congress on Benghazi, because they expect that she will put on a bravura performance and Republicans will look bad by overplaying their hand. My congratulations to Ms. Glueck for...

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THE CLINTON FOUNDATION SCAM: AN EXAMPLE OF HOW THEY DO IT

My congratulations to the New York Times for publishing Debra Sontag\’s article, which exposes how the Clinton Foundation extracts money from charities, while pretending to be doing the charitable work so little of the foundation\’s money actually goes to. A few key excerpts: To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, Petra Nemcova, a Czech model who...

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BALTIMORE UPDATE

For days, I have blogged that, this May, Baltimore has had the largest number of murders for any month in the past 15 years. Update:  make that the last 25 years. With its 40th murder last night, Baltimore now has the largest one-month total since August, 1990, when 42 died.  And there still is another day to go. But don\’t count on any protest marches.  These are the Black...

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AN UGLY, DANGEROUS ANNIVERSARY

Today is the one-year anniversary of President Obama – acting without notification to congress, which he was legally bound to do – trading deserter bowe bergdahl for five senior taliban commandos. As you may remember, those taliban murderers were sent to Qatar, supposedly monitored for a year…after which they were free to go wherever they cared to and do whatever they...

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BEAU BIDEN R.I.P.

Beau Biden, a husband, father of two, a lawyer who served with honor and distinction in the Army and the Attorney General of Delaware, has succombed to brain cancer at the age of 46. I can\’t begin to imagine what a devastating loss this is for Mr. Biden\’s family, and especially his father, Vice President Joe Biden, who has had more than his share of personal tragedy already...

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O\’MALLEY IS IN. THE END OF HIBERNATING HILLARY?

Martin O\’Malley is in.  Mr. O\’Malley announced his candidacy for the Democrat presidential nomination today in his home city of Baltimore, where he twice served as Mayor before becoming the two-time Governor of Maryland. Mr. O\’Malley is young (certainly compared to Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders), dynamic, photogenic… …and can run to...

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THE QUOTE OF THE DAY

Today\’s quote comes to us from one of the many Republican presidential aspirants I would not vote for:  Rand Paul. Speaking in Chicago before a mostly Black audience, this Senator Paul\’s take on the recent heavily-upward spike in violent crime in Black areas of major cities – especially cities (most recently, Baltimore) in which non-racial incidents have...

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ACADEMIC BROWNSHIRTISM

Do you remember when universities were considered free speech zones?  When they were havens where all opinions and all positions could be openly voiced, no matter how offbeat or even offensive they were? That was not so long ago, was it?  But now those days may be gone – replaced with severely limited speech imposed by student brownshirt wannabes whose pampered...

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HILLARY AND SID – THE LIES KEEP COMING

Hillary Clinton lied about her relationship with Sidney Blumenthal when she was Secretary of State. The lying itself is no surprise; Hillary Clinton is, as the late New York Times colunists William Safire put it, a congenital liar.  She says whatever will benefit her, regardless of whether it is true.  But when the lying is about how she conducted herself as Secretary of State...

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THE MUHAMMAD CARTOONS AND THE DUNG-ENCRUSTED VIRGIN MARY: A MEDIA COMPARISON

On May 3, two Islamic jihadist wannabes opened fire at the security guard in Garland Texas, while Pamela Geller\’s “Jihad Watch Muhammad Art Exhibit and Cartoon Contest” was taking place.  The guard was injured, the gunmen were killed. Mainstream media almost universally excoriated Ms. Geller for her hatred, her insensitivity, her offense against Islam her…. ….ok...

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AN ENTRY FOR THIS YEAR\’S DARWIN AWARD

It has been a while since I offered an entry for the Darwin award (for someone badly in need of evolution).  But the genius who put this cartoon up at crooksandliars.com, while whining that some folks actually believe there\’s such a thing as anti-Semitism, deserves a entry into the competition. Crooksandliars.com, which hates Israel – has a story up about a group which is...

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THE NON-RECOVERY RECOVERY (CONT.)

We are well into the seventh year of Barack Obama\’s presidency.  And the economy continues to stagnate.  And it still isn\’t his fault. First quarter growth data just came out.  Instead of the terrible 0.2% that was projected, it turns out to be -0.7%. According to Martin Crutsinger of the Associated Press: The U.S. economy shrank at a 0.7 percent annual rate in the...

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BENGHAZI: HILLARY\’S INDIFFERENCE

Suppose you are the United States Secretary of State.  Suppose post-qaddafi Libya – a creation of your boss, the President, who operated without benefit of constitutionally mandated congressional advice and consent – has degenerated into a governmentless spawning ground for terrorists.  Suppose you have assets in Libya – most notably in Benghazi, which...

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(SOME) BLACK LIVES MATTER: THE BALTIMORE FALLOUT

For months and months, I have been blogging about the reality that, to the racial agitators and their left wing never-let-a-crisis-go-to-waste pals, “Black Lives Matter” only if the Black lives can be exploited for racial and/or political purposes. It is gratifying to see that, albeit belatedly, a lot of other folks are finally picking up the ball and writing about it...

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