Comments of the Day: Getting Real About Third Parties in the Merry Old Land of Oz


From Swemson’s Open Thread yesterday which highlighted how little private sector experience Obama’s cabinet has:

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I think it’s important to have some solid private sector experience AND not be crazy. Otherwise you get Ross Perot, Ron Paul, or some Libertarian candidate.
This entirely sensible comment from one of my favorite NewsReal regular [...]

‘GOP Has No Leaders’-Narrative Getting Old


Donny Deutsch is host of The Entrepreneurs, a primetime special profiling the success stories of America’s entrepreneurs on CNBC. I thought I would introduce him to you because I didn’t know who he was until he appeared on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” today, and I assume you haven’t heard of him before either.
As said, despite him [...]

Open Thread – Modern Binary Explosive, a New Terror Threat


Honduras’ Election: Freedom wins over Socialism, Obama, and the MSM


Honduras Election is a win for freedom. Hopefully the truth will win out over misconceptions.

SNL Serves Obama a Prodigious Piece of Palin Pie and Highlights The Audacity of Broke


Five Star Unafraid Comedy returns to SNL as they lambaste the presumptuousness and cocky naivete of President Barack Obama.  The skit involves a recent Joint Press Conference in Beijing with Obama and President Hu Jintao.

Naturally, assuming the lead role, Obama (who else?) opens the conference with his typical, arrogant, oratory, and dictates to Jintao [...]

Lunch Break


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Ross Douthat – A Generation in the Balance – NYTimes.com


Op-Ed Columnist – A Generation in the Balance – NYTimes.com.

Fouad Ajami: The Arabs Have Stopped Applauding Obama – WSJ.com


‘He talks too much,” a Saudi academic in Jeddah, who had once been smitten with Barack Obama, recently observed to me of America’s 44th president. He has wearied of Mr. Obama and now does not bother with the Obama oratory. He is hardly alone, this academic. In the endless chatter of this region, and in […]

Suspect in officer killings eludes law in Seattle | freep.com | Detroit Free Press


A heavily armed SWAT team stormed a Seattle home today where they thought they had cornered the suspect in the slaying of four police officers at a coffee shop, only to find out that he was not in the house and still on the loose. via Suspect in officer killings eludes law in Seattle | […]

NewsFlash: Obama Gives Order – 30,000 to 40,000 More Troops to Afghanistan


The Pentagon is gearing up for a significant troop deployment as we near the official announcement tomorrow night of President Obama’s new Afghanistan strategy, which he delivered to his top advisors in a Sunday meeting at the White House.
After all the media hoopla generated by a very public disconnect between Gen. Stanley McChrystal and the [...]