Palin, Rape Kits, High-School, & More

Remember the stories about how under Governor Palin rape victims were charged for the rape kits used to gather evidence? Yeah, that was all wrong, as usual. Bob Owens gets it right: We have fresh information regarding poorly-researched claims made in the media (including CNN, US News & World Report, USA Today, Chicago Tribune, the Associated Press, and literally dozens of other "professional media") that Sarah Palin presided over a Wasilla, AK city government that charged rape victims for … [Read more...]

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Hung up on an Internet Poll

I'm way behind schedule and trying to plow through email; I'm amused to see about 7 people sending me a link to this PBS poll and urging me to participate. It's an internet poll. It's meaningless. But people are seemingly invested in it.And funnily enough Pianogirl forwarded me an email from a liberal friend of hers urging her liberal friends to take part in it...as though this actually matters. I'm just surprised.Clearly, people are really, really invested in having their opinions … [Read more...]

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Woman scolds press re Palin – UPDATED

Heh. I really hope someone got this on video:McCain in Scranton PA: The third question he took was from a well-spoken woman who first thanked McCain for picking Gov. Palin. Then she turned to the rear of the room (where the press are located) and called out shame upon you for your attack of Palin. She followed up this comment by asking where are the 30 investigators into [Obama crony William] Ayers.The chewing out actually got some coverage: 11:03 a.m. When asked about health care, Sen. … [Read more...]

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Election '08 re-defines everything

My latest piece for Pajamas Media is up. It's entitled, Obama, Palin and the Meaning of "Change", and I hope you'll go read it; I had a lot of fun exploring how this election is chewing up and reconfiguring what certain words mean.For instance, the words “provincial“ and “small-town“ have been disdainfully sniffed into the air by many writers, most recently by the film critic Roger Ebert, who wrote, “How can you be her age and never have gone to Europe? … Sarah Palin’s travel record is that of … [Read more...]

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Astroturfing Palin & Race-baiting, etc UPDATED

:::UPDATE:::SCROLL DOWN FOR ORIGINAL POST::: Looks like the press is mildly interested Amazing! :::END UPDATE:::As Tom Hanks said in A League of Their Own, "it's gettin' interestin' out there..."Rusty Shackleford at The Jawa Report has traced a lying smear campaign, using a supposedly "grassroots video gone viral - and meant to destroy Gov. Sarah Palin - and he's found that all roads lead appear to lead - note, they appear to lead - to the Axelrod side of the Obama campaign. It's an … [Read more...]

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Charles Gibson's Holy War & Sarah Palin

If he was any sort of man, Gibson would apologize to Gov. Sarah Palin for deliberately misquoting her, and for his condescending tone, and for his "cueing" the left to their talking points, and for his relentless unprofessionalism and obvious disdain.He won't. But he should. This is a pretty strong video. And it makes me remember while I like Palin.Also: Ann Althouse has thoughts on the egregious Obama/Rush Limbaugh ad, an ad that proves the Obama camp is either full of liars or too … [Read more...]

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Palin s/b "gangraped by black men."

I'm down with a fever and likely this will be my only post for the day; if I feel better later I will record and post Compline, but right now kind of out of it. And cranky.Just three thoughts.1) It seems like President Bush - who tried in 2003 to prevent the economic meltdown we're in today - has pulled everyone's asses out of the fire. He will get no credit for it. President Bush appears to be the last grown-up left in Washington, but he will get no props. Credit and props will go to … [Read more...]

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Dems run away; McCain shows leadership

I'm sorry...my jaw is ON THE FLOOR at this headline: Democratic Congress May Adjourn, Leave Crisis to Fed, TreasuryThe Democratic-controlled Congress, acknowledging that it isn't equipped to lead the way to a solution for the financial crisis and can't agree on a path to follow, is likely to just get out of the way.Lawmakers say they are unlikely to take action before, or to delay, their planned adjournments -- Sept. 26 for the House of Representatives, a week later for the Senate. While … [Read more...]

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Invading Palin's privacy – UPDATED

Remember in 2000, when Rick Lazio was running against Hillary Clinton for the NY Senate, and he walked across the stage to hand her a piece of paper and was instantly condemned as "threatening" and excoriated for "invading her space?"A lot of people regard that as the moment Lazio lost the race. People didn't like perceiving a woman as being "threatened." They did not like her "space" being invaded.Now the Obamaphiles - the angry, crazed, hate-filled part of the left who cannot understand … [Read more...]

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Abortion Survivor on Obama's Vote

The way I understand it, the Infants Born Alive Bill was introduced to the IL Senate and Obama voted against it because he wanted it to have the same language as the Federal Born Alive Bill. When the bill was re-presented containing that clause, Obama voted against it again. So, given the chance, twice, to vote against infanticide, Obama voted for.He also lied about all of this earlier in the campaign, before admitting that he was lying.Obama has the most liberal voting record you can have … [Read more...]

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