February 3, 2009
Obama's "My Pet Goat" moment

President Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama went to a Washington, D.C. public school today that isn't good enough for their daughters and read a book. Curiously, at approximately the same time, 92-year-old Jewel Kitrel got a visit from the Arkansas National Guard a week after being cut off from the rest of the world. […]

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February 3, 2009
RICO statute anyone?

Lila Rose has done another undercover video, this time revealing that a Planned Parenthood clinic in Arizona violated state law in failing to report to authorities a sexual relationship between a 15-year-old girl and a 27-year-old man. Rose has previously demonstrated the same contempt for child abuse laws by Planned Parenthood clinics in Indiana. At […]

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February 3, 2009
Tax troubles

Three of President Barack Obama's high-level nominees have had tax troubles jump up and bite them of late. The first, Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, was confirmed. As mentioned below, HHS Secretary-designate Tom Daschle withdrew his name from consideration by the Senate today. Nancy Killefer, the woman Obama selected to be his "chief performance officer," and […]

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February 3, 2009
New York Times on Daschle

The New York Times editorial board comes out against tax-cheater Tom Daschle. When President Obama nominated former Senator Tom Daschle to be his secretary of health and human services, it seemed to be a good choice. Mr. Daschle, as the co-author of a book on health care reform, knew a lot about one of the […]

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February 3, 2009
Mini movie review

Finally got around to watching "Eagle Eye" on DVD. Kinda fun movie, but there's nothing new under the Sun. The movie is a cross between "Enemy of the State" and "I, Robot" with just a dash of "Murder at 1600." All of which makes me think they were probably originally angling for Will Smith for […]

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What kind of #consistency can we expect from the fact-checking professionals at PolitiFact?

The inconsistent kind (how it started, how it's going):


New column: Newsom's electric cars nirvana collides with reality- CalMatters https://calmatters.org/commentary/2022/05/electric-cars-california-newsom/

This is clever framing to preserve the narrative without actually touching what’s at stake.

Here’s what the poll actually says:

📊 37% say abortion should be “always legal” (preserving Roe)
📊 60% say there should be limits on abortion (which would overturn Roe) https://twitter.com/meetthepress/status/1525821101749714944

Meet the Press@MeetThePress

BUT abortion is now center stage:

60% say abortion should be legal all or most of the time — the highest ever in our polls — versus 37% who say it should illegal all or most of the time.

And abortion has now become the TOP issue for single-issue voters.

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