July 18, 2009
People Obama can do business with

Here’s another reality check for those who think that the current Iranian regime is one we should be reaching out to. Apparently it’s against the law in the Islamic Republic to execute a virgin – the mullahs in Iran know how to fix that. Explaining how he had come to join the volunteer Basiji forces, […]

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July 18, 2009
The Summers Corollary

Let’s start with the old legal adage: When the law is against you, argue the facts. When the facts are against you, argue the law. When both are against you, attack the plaintiff. - R.Rinkle Yesterday, we got this from Larry Summers, one of President Obama’s top economic advisors: Of all the statistics pouring into […]

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July 18, 2009
Zelaya the thief

This hasn’t gotten anything in the way of coverage in American media, but a Catalan newspaper is reporting that the results of the Honduran referendum on expanding President Manuel Zelaya’s term – the one that never actually occurred – were found on computers in the presidential palace. That’s right, before a single illegal ballot had […]

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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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