Friday, October 31, 2008

Halloween Funny

Required Reading 10/31

The End Of Journalism by Victor Davis Hanson
Sometime in 2008, journalism as we knew it died, and advocacy media took its place.

For Sarah Palin, Ship Happens by Byron York
With the candidate in small-town Pennsylvania

The Choice by NRO Editors
The choice we face is between a liberalism that is checked and one that is not.

Thanks, Senator Obama! by Rea Hederman
My transition from wonk to star.

Top Ten Reasons To Vote For McCain/Palin
A last minute roundup.

Redistribution You Can Believe In by Rich Lowry
American workers should beware the siren song of "The Redistributor."

McCain's Moment...Still by Hadley Arkes
The detainees and the courts.

St. Paul's Going To Go For This?
Al Franken is a jackass.

Security Should Be The Deciding Issue
Dangers abroad cannot be understated, even in a time of domestic financial turmoil.

Mitch Daniels Builds Lead For Second Term
Now leads 56% to 35% over Jill Long Thompson.

Hoosiers For My Man M'Obama
What happens when ignorant people vote.

Blast From The Past: Purdue Scores 56, And Loses
From the last season that Purdue went winless in the Big Ten.

Obama's Mediscare Tactics by David Gratzer
John McCain will suck your blood and leave you for dead. Or not.

Plundering The Plumber's Records by Michelle Malkin
Suddenly, the Left isn't concerned about privacy.

Joe The Vet Endorses McCain In YouTube's Most Popular Election Video
A two minute YouTube video of an Iraq War veteran has become an internet sensation.

Further Left Than LBJ by Charles Krauthammer
Obama is no centrist, and we already know what he has in store.

McCain Gets My Vote by Charles Krauthammer
I'm for the guy who can tell the lion from the lamb.

Obama, Powell, And Popularity by Thomas Sowell
America doesn't need to rehabilitate itself in the eyes of the world.

American Compared To What by Victor Davis Hanson
America's political, social, and economic system is still by far the most resilient in the world.

Red Hoax, Blue Hoax by Ann Coulter
Keith Olbermann is a tool.

Ayers: Radical Loon When Obama Was Only 47 by Ann Coulter
Roughly 80% of former Weathermen are full college professors.

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Required Reading 10/30

Obama's 'Redistribution' Constitution
The courts are poised for a takeover by the judicial left.

Most Presidents Ignore The Constitution
The government we have today is something the Founders could never have imagined.

Palin Shows How To Transcend The Culture Wars
A society should be judged by how it treats its weakest members.

Dreams From Frank Marshall Davis
Much attention has been paid to Obama's relationship with communist-terrorist Bill Ayers, but much less paid to Obama's childhood mentor Davis.

Snow Blankets London For Global Warming Debate
How Parliament passed the climate bill.

Obama And The Politics Of Crowds
The masses greeting the candidate on the trail are a sign of great unease.

Obama's Stock by Pat Toomey
The market is afraid of Obama's New, New Deal.

Life Of The New Party by Stanley Kurtz
A redistributionist success story.

Obama's 'Redistributive Change' And The Death Of Freedom
Beware the International Covenant on Economic, Social & Cultural Rights.

Millionaires' Club by David Freddoso
Democrats' House-race spending.

Obama Judges by Peter Ferrara
Courting Left.

Gunning For Victory by Dave Kopel
Second Amendment voter guide.

'A Lot Of Nerve' by David Freddoso
A rare audio glimpse of Obama in Springfield.

The Deadly Side Of Spreading The Wealth by Dorinda Bordlee
Three ways a President Obama will use your tax dollars to fund elective abortion on demand.

The L.A. Times's Strange Notion Of Journalistic Ethics by Andrew McCarthy
Give us the tape...or at least a transcript of Obama's radical shindig.

Listening To Sarah by Michael Novak
She is a happy American warrior.

Pennsylvania's M&M Brothers Have Gotta Go!
On Iraq, Murtha and Murphy would rather repeat damaging lies than admit their misjudgments.

Obama And The Supreme Court by Edward Whelan
What's really at stake.

Study: Palin Coverage Negative
Negative stories about Palin were shown over positive stories at a rate of 18-1.

What's In Store For The Loser?
White House or bust.

Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Required Reading 10/29

Barack Wrote A Letter...
The Born supremacy, and other meltdown myths.

Racial Profiling: The Myth That Never Dies by Jack Dunphy
The ACLU says the debate is over. Is it really?

Oliver's Insult by Mark Hemingway
The 'W' director thinks Americans don't know propaganda when they see it.

Obama's Media Landslide by Brent Bozell
The election results aren't in yet, but there is one set of surveys with an unmistakable conclusion.

Can Biden Be Good Until Election Day?
Don't let Biden be Biden.

Why McCain Is Getting Hosed In The Press
Politico attempts to justify their alarming bias.

L.A. Times Refuses To Release Tape Of Obama Praising Controversial Activist
Video of farewell party for PLO worker shows Obama toasting 'friend and dinner companion' with questionable past.

Undecideds Should Break For McCain by Dick Morris
As Obama surged into a more or less permanent lead in October, animated by the financial crisis, he has assumed many of the characteristics of an incumbent.

Obama Infomercial: Smart Or Overkill?
While Obama hasn't made many strategic mistakes in his campaign, he has shown a weakness for extravagance.

The Man Behind 'Fair And Balanced'
Brit Hume began to feel that there was "nothing really new or different here" when listening to candidates speak in the current presidential race.

Conservatives Plan Secret Post-Election Strategy Session
Conservatives are anxious to reassert the core values they believe have not always been followed by Bush.

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

Required Reading 10/28

McCain Doesn't Look Competitive In Pennsylvania
Democrats outnumber Republicans by more than ever.

An Obamanomics Preview
Tax and spend, but not in that order.

Obama vs. His Advisers
On health care, they once liked McCain's principles.

In Pursuit Of Votes
The Democrats sacrifice one of their own.

Dems Mull Post-Election Axelrod Role
No subject is more avidly considered in the corridors of Democratic power than the future role of his chief adviser.

Shame, Cubed by Bill Whittle
Three separate reasons to be appalled, each more disgusting than the last.

Unqualified by Mark Goldblatt
Let's talk about Joe Biden.

Judge This by Thomas Sowell
Obama and the law.

Justice On The Ballot by Jonathan Adler
The Ohio supreme court has become more restrained. Will this continue after November 4th?

The L.A. Times Suppresses Obama's Khalidi Bash Tape
Obama, Ayers, and PLO supporters toast Edward Said's successor, but the press doesn't think it's quite as newsworthy as Sarah Palin's wardrobe.

John McCain, Against The Wind by Byron York
Behind in the polls? It's amazing he's still in it at all.

The Palins On The Trail by Mark Hemingway
Swinging through the swing state of Virginia.

Common-Sense Justice In Alaska by Marie Gryphon
The Lower 48 would benefit from the Last Frontier's loser-pays rule.

From Panic To Depression by Phil Kerpen
The dangers of blaming free trade, low taxes, and flexible labor markets for our current troubles.

Friday, October 24, 2008

Required Reading 10/24

Something New Here by Stanley Kurtz
Radical? Check. Tied to ACORN? Check. Redistributionist? Check.

The Real Forgotten Man by Connor McLaughlin
McCain campaign savior.

Sarah, Pro and Con by Myrna Blyth
Palin never acts like a victim.

Sarah Shows The Way by Michelle Easton
Success that inspires.

Funding Notes by Ron Robinson
Obama seizes a key advantage.

The Audacity Of New Taxes by Deroy Murdock
If Obama voters think The One can tax us into prosperity, they're in for a rude awakening.

Ohio State's Loss Would Be Big Ten's Gain
Why the league would benefit from a Penn State win over the Buckeyes.

Will The Election Drive The Dow?
The key issue on Wall Street minds is corporate taxation, which is why the market might prefer McCain and his promised rate cuts over Obama.

Murtha Race Tightens After Racist, Redneck Remarks
John Murtha finds himself in a statistical tie as Western Pennsylvanians take issue with being called 'racist' by their congressman.

Buckeyes, Paterno Fight Back Against Critics, Odds by Ivan Maisel
Big Ten Bashing.

What If SNL Mocked Michelle Obama by patrick Buchanan
Perhaps the only institution in America whose approval rating is beneath that of Congress is the media.

Torment Before Isiah Collapse
Seethed over Knick snubs and dreamed of a coaching comeback.

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Required Reading 10/23

America Will Remain The Superpower
If the next administration is wise, it will do what it can to help the markets clear, let the recession take its course, and do what it can to preserve intact a financial system that has served us splendidly.

Don't Sell Hedge Funds Short
They were the first to signal troubles at Tyco, Enron and now Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, and banks.

Barack Obama Vows To 'Change The World'
The Messiah has spoken and we're going to change the world.

State's Job Loss Less Than Neighbors
My Man Mitch.

Rays' Astute Moves Take Them From Cellar To Summit
Andrew Friedman goes from Bear Stearns to the World Series.

Vulgar Mockery Of Christians: Is This What We Want In A U.S. Senator
Franken's one-liners were just for yucks, right?

Joe The Bumbler by Brent Bozell
Yet another controversy that is virtually ignored by a national press corps that has become an institutional embarrassment.

Police Prepare For Unrest
Police departments in cities across the country are beefing up their ranks for Election Day, preparing for possible civil unrest and riots after the historic presidential contest.

Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Required Reading 10/22

Obama's New Tax Welfare by Peter Ferrara
The truth behind the 95.

How Palin Governed by Byron York
Behind all the criticism and controversy, what really happened.

General Blind Spots by Claudia Rosett
Questioning Powell's judgment and global perception.

Universal Coverage Kills by Michael Cannon
Don't resist innovation.

Black Like Me by Kathryn Jean Lopez
An overload of identity politics.

Fake Donors, Phony Pledge by David Freddoso
On campaign finance, Obama declared independence from his promises.

Paging Arthur Schlesinger by Michael Knox Beran
Eggheads who embrace Obama should be wary of the dangers of [intellectual whoredom][hero-worship].

Great Society Redux by James Capretta
Senator Obama's economic program is a throwback, not change.

The Increasingly Erratic, Super-Gaffetastic Joe Biden by Michelle Malkin
Be afraid. Be very afraid.

Believers in Barack by Thomas Sowell
Apparently, Obama-love is blind.

The Media vs. Joe The Plumber by Jonah Goldberg
Suddenly the questioner matters more than the answer.

Right You Are, Joe by Pete Hegseth
America's enemies will see Obama as weak.

Opposing Murtha by Mark Hemingway
Meet the Iraq vet running for his congressional seat.

Are The Polls Accurate by Michael Barone
Reading them right is more art than science.

Monday, October 20, 2008

Required Reading 10/20

Is Capitalism Dead?
The market that failed was not exactly free.

Joe The Plumber Paves Way For Tax Offensive by Dick Morris
The top 1% of earners currently pay 40% of all income tax revenues.

Bad Weather Was Good For Alaska Glaciers
Never before in the history of a research project dating back to 1946 had the Juneau Icefield witnessed the kind of snow buildup that came this year.

Thirty Years Of Warmer Temperatures Go Poof
The number of climate change skeptics is growing rapidly. Because a funny thing is happening to global temperatures.....they're going down, not up.

How Felons Who Vote Can Tip An Election by John Lott
How much is your vote worth? Apparently, less than it used to be. The registration and multiple registration of so many people who shouldn't be voting means your vote is diluted by fraudulent votes.

Friday, October 17, 2008

Required Reading 10/17

A Liberal Supermajority
Get ready for 'change' we haven't seen since 1965, or 1933.

Obama Shows His Cool, But McCain Draws Blood on Taxes by Dick Morris
Finally coherent in a way that he had not been in previous debates, McCain repeatedly turned Obama's spending plans against the Democratic candidate.

Buy American. I Am. by Warren Buffett
Be fearful when others are greedy, and be greedy when others are fearful.

The Axelrod Method by Matthew Kaminski
The 'change' president could be in for a rough ride on Capitol Hill.

Obama Makes It Up
Repeating union distortions.

Senator Government
Joe the Plumber cuts to the heart of the Presidential choice.

Obama Hasn't Closed The Sale by Karl Rove
Both candidates continue to tinker with their strategies.

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Required Reading 10/16

Obama's Cover-Up by Peter Ferrara
The truth about deregulation.

Community-Organizer-in-Chief by Mark Hemingway
The ACORN vote.

Obama Squirrels Away His Links To ACORN by Deroy Murdock
But the truth is, they are old and dear friends.

His Invisible Friend Joe The Plumber by Kathryn Jean Lopez
Don't ignore this man.

Young And Entitled, And Loving Obama by Kevin Williamson
Late night at Hofstra.

The Things They Thought And Did Not Say by John Pitney
Where was Jerry?

Shame Trade by Stephen Spruiell
The presidential candidates travel to Colombia.

I Am Not President Bush by Byron York
The simple sentence it took John McCain 2 years to utter.

Clinton Supporters Aid Palin
Gov. Sarah Palin met with a group of Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton's former supporters Tuesday evening at a special fund-raising reception organized for them on behalf of the Republican ticket.

Long Thompson Hurts Herself With Potshots by Matthey Tully
With a petty performance, Democrat Jill Long Thompson spoiled what could have been an insightful gubernatorial debate.

Bailout Role Elevates U.S. Official by Charlie Savage
It's amazing to me that a guy who is only six years out of business school has been given this kind of assignment, because it would be an enormous challenge for someone with 30 years of experience.

Did Biden Get It Wrong? You Betcha by John Lott
When you interview for a job, here is a hint: make sure you know what the job is. Joe Biden failed that test last Thursday. He couldn't even get right what a vice president does, but the media didn't notice.

Taking Hard New Look At A Greenspan Legacy by Peter Goodman
If Mr. Greenspan had acted differently during his tenure as Federal Reserve Chairman from 1987 to 2006, many economists say the current crisis might have been averted or muted.

President Barack Hoover by Hugh Hewitt
They like Obama, I like Obama, nearly everyone likes Obama. But I don't want to put the country through Great Depression 2.0, and I don't want a vast army of academics and social engineers descending on D.C. with plans on how to remake America in their own extremist image.

Straight Talk Express Hit By Slowdown by James Antle
Republican candidates don't like the town hall style debates, especially not during times of economic turmoil.

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Required Reading 10/14

Obama's Infanticide Lie by Amanda Carpenter
Absolute proof that Obama distorted his position on the Born Alive Infant Protection Act.

Sadly, most Obama supporters have no clue what Obama is ultimately about or how his innocuous sounding ideas could permanently destroy our freedoms.

While Americans may understand how much money they will get up front from tax relief or government assistance, the broader impact of the policies come from the way they influence certain types of behavior in the future.

Barack Obama is the most extreme pro-abortion candidate ever to seek the office of President of the United States.

The right and the left do not want the same America.

Obama funded extremist Afrocentrists who shared Rev Wright's anti-Americanism.

Naples vs. Estero

Monday, October 13, 2008

Required Reading 10/13

The Light At The End Of The Crisis by Larry Kudlow
Much good may ultimately come at the end of this terrifying correction.

Not Over Yet by Victor Davis Hanson
Reasons for hope on the first Tuesday in November.

What's Left Of McGovern by David Freddoso
Barack Obama is there with Big Labor.

Jive Turkey Rides Again
Liberal politics and ACORN.

An Obama Panic? by Charles Gasparino
Investors know the devil is in the details, and the details of Obama's economic plans are anything but reassuring.

Sunday, October 12, 2008

Required Reading 10/12

Investors' Real Fear: A Socialist Tsunami
The U.S. is about to turns it back on the free-enterprise system that made the world's most prosperous economy all possible.

Ficticious Donors Found in Obama Finance Records
Good Will, Doodad Pro, Test Person, and Jgtj Jfggjjfgj among questionable donors.

Confronting Barney by Bill O'Reilly
Barney Frank presided over the collapse of Fannie & Freddie with a casual disdain for the American Investor.

Fox's Lying, Slacker Jesus By Brent Bozell
The people at Fox Entertainment clearly don't care one itoa about offending the millions of Christians who see Jesus as the central figure in their hopes for eternal salvation.

McCain Letter Demanded 2006 Action on Fannie and Freddie
Sen. Obama did not sign the letter, nor did any other Democrat.

Friday, October 10, 2008

Required Reading 10/10

The Obama Witch Project
Republicans don't need to dress up for Halloween this year.

An Unprecedented Candidacy
Associations are important, they provide an insight into character.

Cramer On Colbert: Dems To Blame For Fannie, Freddie Debacles
Dems got loads of campaign contributions as part of "big circle."

The Best Laid Plans by Jonah Goldberg
It's all absurd intellectual vanity.

NYT Blogger Discovers Another 'Lifelong Republican'

More Good News In Iraq, TV Networks Remain AWOL

Thursday, October 9, 2008

Required Reading 10/9

Mr. Magoo Goes To Washington by David Freddoso
Obama and the failure of the Annenberg Challenge.

Hating the New York Times, Part 573
I'm growing tired of non-Jewish Jews who substitute liberal politics for religion.

Sen. Satus Quo by Thomas Sowell
On education reform, Obama talks a great game.

McCain Needs Hillary by Doug Heye
Losing North Carolina.

Let's Get Specific by Carrie Lukas
On the media double-standards trail.

What Is A Right and How Do We Know? by Bill Whittle
Wherein we take down Obama's "Right To Health Care"

Wall Street 101 By Victor Davis Hanson
If a promised return on an investment seems too good to be true, it probably is

The Snoozer In Nashville by Byron York
A boring debate ends in a lot of bad feelings.

Will McCain Make The Investor Connection?
If he does, it could well tip the balance of this election.

Obama Closes Gap In Indiana by Christopher Cooper
A gloomy economic outlook is providing a ray of sunshine for Barry

74% of CEO's Believe Obama Would Be Disastrous for the Nation
Obama's programs would bankrupt the country within 3 years.

Pull The Hair Plug On This Guy by Ann Coulter

Indiana: More Registered To Vote Than Eligible by Todd Huston
Congratulations go to Indianapolis for having 105% of its residents registered.

Seeing How The Other Half Lives by Dean Reynolds
The McCain plane is better than Obama's, which is cramped, uncomfortable and smells terrible.

Fannie Mae Eases Credit To Aid Mortgage Lending by Steven Holmes
New York Times circa 1999 predicts disaster.

The ACORN/Obama Voter Registration "Thug Thizzle" by Michelle Malkin
Systemic corruption of our election process continues.

Sarah Biden by Victor Davis Hanson
Vice-Presidential meltdown.

Sarah Palin, the Winner By A Wink by Byron York
Team Obama tries to understand her performance.

How Allies Of George Soros Helped Bring Down Wachovia Bank by Ed Lasky
Big Money, the Sandlers, and George Soros.

Reckless Mortgages Brought Financial Market To Its Knees by John Lott
The true cause of the financial crisis.

Guess Again Who's To Blame For U.S. Mortgage Meltdown by Drew Zahn
Analysts point not to greed, but to socialist activist politics.

Dear Congress, Put The Gun Down by Michelle Malkin
Paulson pushes a crap sandwich.

McCain Lawyers Push Back On Obama Keating Five Charges
McCain should never have been dragged into the ethics case to begin with.

Media Gives Obama Pass On Deregulation Smear by Bill Hobbs
Apparently Obama wants you to forget about Sarbanes-Oxley.