DANA MILBANK\’S “ANALYSIS” OF THE MCULLOCH PRESS CONFERENCE

Washington Post columnist, and blinders-on leftward suck-up, Dana Milbank has written a piece about Prosecutor Robert McCulloch\’s press conference regarding the grand jury decision in Ferguson. I tried to read it through.  I really did.  But how do you deal with something that starts with: Fergusonreminds us that we still have a race problem in America. But the faceof this...

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FERGUSON TONIGHT: AN EASY QUESTION TO ANSWER

I just heard a commentator speculate on whether things will be as bad in Ferguson, Missouri tonight as they were last night. That\’s easy. Short of a shooting war, things will be better.  Not because anything about Michael Brown and Darren Wilson has changed, but because there are no more stores to loot and burn down. Michael Brown has been a cause celebre for many people. ...

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ABOUT THE “PEACEFUL” MICHAEL BROWN FAMILY

I\’m glad that Michael Brown\’s father called for peace.  And I wish that were the only thing that was said by Brown\’s family members. But it wasn\’t, and the media venues claiming so are lying to you. Here is a CNN video, which I pulled from an article at mediaite.com. If you watch the video, you will find that…...

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MSNBC & FERGUSON\’S “COMPELLING IMAGES”

I just put on the TV for a few moments.  Turning to MSNBC, I caught NewsNation, hosted by Tamron Hall, a moment before she went to commercial.  Ms. Hall ended the segment by showing us “some of the more compelling moments” from last night in Ferguson. What we saw were images of a peaceful march, someone holding a sign saying “End Police Brutality”...

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THE QUOTE OF THE DAY

Today\’s quote comes to us from NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams, who started his special coverage of the Ferguson, Missouri grand jury decision this way: “Thegrand jury in Ferguson, Missouri has failed to come up with anindictment for the police officer in the shooting of the unarmedblack teenager Michael Brown.” Fascinating.  To me, when people fail to do...

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THE GRUBERING OF WISCONSIN

Jonathan Gruber has been a busy little bee.  It seems he did not restrict his honest appraisal of what ObamaCare really does to academic forums where he could call us all stupid.  He was there for Wisconsin as well. Excerpted from Kelly Riddell\’s article at washingtontimes.com: JonathanGruber, the MIT economist currently under fire for suggesting theObama administration tried...

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WISDOM FROM JUAN WILLIAMS

I don\’t always agree with Juan Williams.  And I don\’t agree with everything in his just-written column regarding the grand jury decision and its aftermath.  But a lot of what Mr. Williams says is spot-on. You can read Mr. Williams\’ entire piece by clicking here.  Here is what I consider the key part: Streetviolence, riots, only plays into the hands...

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CONGRATULATIONS ON FERGUSON

Ferguson, Missouri is no more.  Its main street is largely burned to the ground and any store with ownership foolish enough to restock after being looted and destroyed in August now has a looted, destroyed store again.  I suspect some, maybe most, will never re-open — and will be called racists if they don\’t. Plus, the anarchists, rioters and looters are still on the...

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DERRICK Z. JACKSON EXPLAINS THE PROBLEM

Derrick Z. Jackson is a columnist for the Boston Globe. And, as we wait for the grand jury finding in Ferguson, Missouri – which should come any moment now – he has explained the problem we face – though maybe not the way he thinks he has. Here is the first paragraph of Mr. Jackson\’s latest column: Thenational hysteria over the Ferguson grand jury is a fresh indictmentof...

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THE QUOTE OF THE DAY

Today\’s quote comes to us from Joe Scarborough, the erstwhile Republican who now toils for MSNBC – and who seems to have an open-your-big-mouth chip somewhere in his cerebrum that occasionally kicks in (maybe it\’s the Starbucks blend he drinks) and makes him say things he should be embarrassed to say….but won\’t be, since, at MSNBC, they might get him a raise and...

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THE CHUCK HAGEL RESIGNATION (FIRING?)

Multiple sources are reporting that Chuck Hagel is resigning as Secretary of Defense – either that or he has been told to resign, which is marginally more pleasant than just being canned. I have to admit I have no opinion on this.  I never got any sense that Hagel was a player in this administration, nor that President Obama ever intended that he be one.  To...

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WHY YOU SHOULD ALWAYS CHECK PRICES

My wife and I did Route 9 today, hitting a number of stores on a stretch from Rte. 520 down to Freehold Raceway Mall. One of the stores we hit was the Christmas Tree Shop.  My wife was interested in buying a small, folding hair dryer for travel, and found a Revlon unit – model RVDR5001 – at what appeared to be a very good price:  $9.48. But since we were also going to...

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