Monthly Archives: October 2012

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McCarthy: Sharia and Freedom

Sharia and Freedom By Andrew C. McCarthy, October 20, 2012, National Review Online NRO EDITOR’S NOTE: This column is adapted from Andrew C. McCarthy’s foreword for Andrew Bostom’s Sharia Versus Freedom: The Legacy of Islamic Totalitarianism, published this week by Prometheus … Continue reading

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Schwartz: Attack of the Ivy League ***holes

[Editor’s comment: In Canada, we’ve had our share of ILA’s too, the most recent, and most, um, reviled?, were Hahvard grads David Miller, former Mayor of The Centre of the Universe Toronto, and Michael Ignatief, the Man Who Would Be … Continue reading

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Hanson: A presidency squandered

A Presidency Squandered In January 2009, the future seemed to be all Barack Obama’s. By Victor Davis Hanson, October 16, 2012 4:00 A.M. The Obama narrative is that he inherited the worst mess in memory and has been stymied ever since … Continue reading

Rumour: Whoopi plans name change – from “Goldberg” to “Cushion”.

Whoopi attempts gotcha – wrongly says Mormonism forbids military service. The next First Lady sets her straight.

Commentary also at Hot Air.

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Wente: Dalton McGuinty: good dad, mean dad, no dad

Dalton McGuinty: good dad, mean dad, no dad by MARGARET WENTE, Thursday, Oct. 18 2012, The Globe and Mail Wanted: Skilled leader to turn around fiscally distressed province. Must have strong stomach and a willingness to take on public-sector unions. … Continue reading

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Bedard, Washington Secrets: Obama hints at handgun restrictions too

Obama hints at handgun restrictions too by Paul Bedard, October 17, 2012, Washington Secrets, The Washington Examiner. The National Rifle Association, jumping on President Obama’s new and firm support for a Clinton-style assault weapons ban, is stepping up its attack … Continue reading

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Watson: Threats to Assassinate Romney Explode After Debate

Threats to Assassinate Romney Explode After Debate Obama supporters voice desire to kill Romney over fears food stamps will be taken away by Paul Joseph Watson, October 17, 2012, Infowars.com Despite numerous media outlets attempting to downplay the issue, Twitter … Continue reading

Headline correction: Ambassador Susan Rice…

[Ed. note: I watched the original broadcast of her interview, too, and couldn't believe she was saying what she was saying with a straight face, hence the headline correction... much more discussion and video at Hot Air]

Rice: My talking points were “purely a function fiction of what was provided to us” by intelligence

[See link in the comment above for full discussion of the issue.]

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Hot Air: Wrap-up of the second [US Presidential] debate

Wrap up: The second debate; Update: Obama wins CBS insta-poll narrowly, but Romney wins big on economy; Update: Actually, Romney had a point, says Crowley by Allahpundit, October 16, 2012, Hot Air The consensus among the righties that I follow … Continue reading

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Turley: Shut up and play nice

Shut up and play nice: How the Western world is limiting free speech By Jonathan Turley, October 12, 2012, Washington Post Free speech is dying in the Western world. While most people still enjoy considerable freedom of expression, this right, once … Continue reading