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The Tea Party is Coming to Town
Robert A. Hall
You better watch out
You better not try
To spend us broke
I’m telling you why
The Tea Party is coming to town.

We’re making a list
And checking it there;
Gonna find out
Who’s for ObamaCare.
Tea Party is coming to town.

We sees you when you’re earmarking
We know that you’re a fake,
We knows if you voted [...]

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Pakistan In Peril – by Stephen Brown


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Military coup brewing against President Zardar.

Rabid After a Bite From the Tiger Woods Groundhog


The mainstream media and blogs cannot get enough of the controversy surrounding golfer Tiger Woods. Wherever one turns, whatever channel one watches, whatever newspaper’s website or blog one visits, there are Woods and his mistresses again. And I’m not just talking about the American media, it’s even all about Woods where I live, in the Netherlands.
It’s like [...]

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Stanley Fish: Sarah Palin Is Coming to Town, NYTimes.com


When I walked into the Strand Bookstore in Manhattan last week, I headed straight for the bright young thing who wore an “Ask Me” button, and asked her to point me to the section of the store where I might find Sarah Palin’s memoir, “Going Rogue: An American Life.” She looked at me as if […]

Best of the Top 10 Lists of 2009


Swine Flu Recovery Kit makes list of Top 10 Stupid Holiday Gifts.

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December brings with it so many fun-filled occasions to celebrate with friends and family – the awkward family dinner where your son blurts out “Mommy says Gramma drivers her crazy,” or the mandatory office party where you had too much to drink and ran [...]

Lazy Media Matters Tries to Expose Right-Wing Media Bias


Some claims are too petty even for Media Matters to make on the merits alone.  Unfortunately, that’s not to say they have the good sense to abandon such attacks—no, they just need a little extra padding, like dredging up old, unrelated controversies to make them seem more significant.
Such is the sorry state of their latest [...]

30,000 More Troops—With One Hand Tied Behind their Backs?


The consensus, Left and Right, seems to be that President Obama’s speech was less than stirring.  On Fox News’s excellent news hour, Special Report with Bret Baier, Charles Krauthammer paraphrased Winston Churchill’s famed battle cry to sum it up this way
“We will fight them in air, we’ll fight them on the beaches, we’ll fight them [...]

The First Assassin – by David Forsmark


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A terrific debut novel by John Miller of National Review.

Ohio Imposes Sharia on an ex-Muslim Girl – by Jamie Glazov


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Why is Rifqa Barry in solitary confinement and denied access to “pastoral guidance”?