Author Archives: left wing escapee

Media ignores Barney Frank’s Fannie Mae love connection

As reported by Jeff Poor at Media Research Center — http://www.businessandmedia.or… Are journalists playing favorites with some of the key political figures involved with regulatory oversight of U.S. financial markets? MSNBC’s Chris Matthews launched several vitriolic attacks on the Republican Party on his Sept. 17, 2008, show, suggesting blame for Wall Street problems should be focused in a partisan way.…

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Alaska state senator: Monegan was subject of previous probe by Troopergate investigator

This was the eyebrow-raising revelation by Alaska state senator Bill Wielchowski, appearing Thursday on Ed Schultz’s radio show to discuss the so-called Troopergate scandal. Wielchowski disputed GOP assertions that the current probe has become politicized while he also touted investigator Steve Branchflower’s credentials, describing him as a former prosecutor with more than two decades’ experience who no longer lives in…

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Obama and Biden voted $223 million for Bridge to Nowhere instead of Katrina rebuilding

One devoutly hopes the McCain-Palin campaign harps on this incessantly. From an op-ed column by US Senator Jim DeMint, R-S.C., in today’s Wall Street Journal — “… Mrs. Palin also killed the infamous Bridge to Nowhere in her own state. Yes, she once supported the project: But after witnessing the problems created by earmarks for her state and for the…

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Why liberals can’t be trusted with national security: Exhibit A

This truly appalling and insipid conversation between Air America Radio host Rachel Maddow and Jonathan Mahler, author of “The Challenge: Hamdan v. Rumsfeld and the Fight over Presidential Power” and a writer for the New York Times Sunday magazine. Mahler was on Maddow’s show Wednesday night to talk about the conviction of bin Laden’s driver and bodyguard, Salim Hamdan, by…

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The inevitable story of Obama’s trip to Iraq

Just a matter of time before you see the mainstream media claim that thanks to Obama’s epochal visit to Iraq as part of his “world tour,” Iraqis are finally … reconciling. Apparently nothing else before Obama’s journey was enough to do the trick — not the surge, not the Sunni chiefs rejecting al Qaeda, not the looming shadow of Iran.…

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A Declaration of Energy Independents

When in the course of modern events it becomes necessary for one people to assume greater control of their energy needs through indigenous sources provided by the Creator, a decent respect for humanity compels them to explain the rationale for their decision. We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all sources of energy are not created equal, that some…

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