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I Must Be Missing Something

Two girls claim that they were kicked off of a Southwest Airlines flight because they were more attractive than anyone else on the plane.

Once you see the pictures and watch the video, you’ll see just how risible that claim is.  Perhaps there’s a different definition of “pretty” I’m missing here.

Unless you mean “pretty [...]

Hillary’s Monumental Collapse Continues

One of the biggest electoral collapses in American history continues to unfold:

Three national polls of Democrats show Sen. Barack Obama is the front-runner for the nomination.  If you average the “poll of polls” — AP-IPSOS, USA Today/Gallup and CBS/New York Times — Obama leads Clinton 50 percent to 40 percent, with 10 percent unsure.  [...]

Global Climate Models May Have Overestimated Man’s Influence

With record snows and low temperatures across the planet, climatologists have begun scrambling to adjust their global climate models to reflect what may actually be happening in reality.   Reported in the National Post, two climatologists explained why their models may have been far off.

 According to Robert Toggweiler of the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Laboratory at Princeton University and Joellen Russell, [...]

Candy Wrapper Inquiry

I usually don’t post daily observations (it’s not that type of blog), but this struck me as humorous.  I was in the metro (subway) today.  There were many people waiting for the northbound train.  Along comes a guy, looking slightly disheveled, chewing and walking and reading an opened wrapper of a candy bar (the candy [...]

Obama’s Terrorist Pals

You don’t necessarily have to, but I think it’d be prudent to renounce your terrorist friends once you start running for President of the United States:

In 1995, State Senator Alice Palmer introduced her chosen successor, Barack Obama, to a few of the district’s influential liberals at the home of two well known figures on [...]

Obama Opens Mouth, Inserts Foot

Barack Obama tells silly story, is proven full of shit:

Obama charged last night that troops in Afghanistan actually have to [or had to] capture Taliban ammunition and weapons in order to fight, since they were sent improperly equipped.

Is the person who willfully makes this sort of gaffe Presidential material?

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Serbia’s Prime Minister Vojislav Kostunica: “As long as we live, Kosovo is Serbia”

Violence at Western embassies and businesses in Serbia after Kosovo declares independence:

Serbs angered by Western support for Kosovo’s declaration of independence set fire to parts of the US embassy. An unidentified charred body was found inside. The US has denounced the “thugs” who carried out the attack. The embassies of the UK, Germany and [...]

The Obama Story the Media Will Not Touch

In light of the New York Times’ yellow journalism, I bring you this story about a guy who had oral sex with Barack Obama:

Do oral sex, cocaine, and limos add up to the most explosive political scandal ever, or a mere CFR perk? Larry Sinclair comes forward to speak with The Right Perspective about [...]

All the news that’s unfit to print

Less than a month after the New York Times endorsed Senator John McCain, the New York Times put out its first hit piece on him.  According to the New York Times,  McCain has a “close” relationship with a female lobbyist and because of that relationship, the lobbyist was able to obtain favored voting from the Senator.

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Well, Thank God for That Part Two

Michelle Obama on what will be allowed or disallowed in her husband’s Brave New World:

Barack Obama will require you to work. He is going to demand that you shed your cynicism. That you put down your divisions. That you come out of your isolation, that you move out of your comfort zones. That you [...]

Obama Wins Hawaii and Wisconsin, Moves Clinton to the Brink

Is The Collapse nigh for Hillary Clinton?

Hawaii handed Sen. Barack Obama his 10th consecutive win Tuesday, CNN projects, while Sen. John McCain inched forward on his march to the Republican nomination, picking up two more states. Obama earlier Tuesday won the Democratic primary in Wisconsin.

“It is going to require more than rousing speeches. [...]

Fidel Castro Resigns: No Successor Named

Fidel Castro resigns as President of Cuba:

Fidel Castro announced his resignation as president of Cuba and commander-in-chief of Cuba’s military on Tuesday, according to a letter published in the state-run newspaper, Granma… Castro revealed his plans without advance notice by publishing a letter in the middle of the night in state-run newspaper Granma.  “I [...]

Well, Thank God for That

I don’t know about you, but I was worried about Michelle Obama’s pride in her own country:

So what did Michelle Obama think of the United States before her husband decided he wanted to run the place?

“For the first time in my adult life, I am proud of my country,” she told a Milwaukee [...]

Shenanigans in NY Democratic Primary

Reported by the NY Post over the weekend on Saturday and carried by almost no one in the media, it was reported that there were several districts where shares of votes were either underreported or dropped completely.

February 16, 2008 — Barack Obama’s primary-night results were strikingly underrecorded in several districts around the city – [...]

Total. Beef. Recall.

About 143 MILLION lbs of beef recalled.  Largest beef recall in U.S. history.  Millions affected, no one yet proven infected.  “Great majority” of beef eaten already:

A slaughterhouse that has been accused of mistreating cows agreed Sunday to recall 143 million pounds of beef in what federal officials called the largest beef recall in U.S. [...]