This well-travelled line of defense for Team O means they are either lying through their teeth or are completely incompetent. Of course, we do realize that those are not two exclusive features of one another.
I hope the feds tap my cell phone. My boring ass conversations about what we're having for dinner will make them want to cry. #caring— Kurt Schlichter (@KurtSchlichter) May 22, 2013
We're over the deference given to Ivy League schools. They've been dead to us for years.
The President's black audiences are growing tired of his lecturing tone?
m.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/styl…Sorry, not just black Americans;Prez has been scolding/lecturing all Americans for over 4 years now.— Dean R. Riehm (@deanriehm) May 22, 2013
It's just who he is and what he does.
On the Woolwich machete' murder this week:
ITV calls this "Baghdad-style violence" but no off-duty soldier was ever beheaded with a machete on an Iraqi streetitv.com/news/update/20…— Toby Harnden (@tobyharnden) May 22, 2013
Important foreign policy speech given by the President in which he clarified... nothing.
Good news:Nobel Peace Prize winner gonna try to dial back killing people with drones.#WoT— Dean R. Riehm (@deanriehm) May 24, 2013
STOP ME BEFORE I KILL AGAIN:Obama pledges to rein in drone use, close Guantanamowashingtonexaminer.com/obama-pledges-…— Instapundit.com (@instapundit) May 24, 2013
Obama has droned more Americans than Bush waterboarded terrorists washingtonexaminer.com/morning-examin…— Lachlan Markay (@lachlan) May 23, 2013
And Sebelius, ahem, requesting donations of Enroll America to get us all up to speed on ObamaCare?
Tiger Woods vs. Sergio Garcia?
On double standards:
detroit.cbslocal.com/2013/05/23/con…GOP Congressman attends Klan rally.— Dean R. Riehm (@deanriehm) May 24, 2013
detroit.cbslocal.com/2013/05/23/jew…Detroit media affiliate:Calypso Louie Farrakhan is "biased".— Dean R. Riehm (@deanriehm) May 24, 2013
In Congressional hearings, Holder said he recused himself in the case of his Department of Justice seizing the phone records of the AP. Further, he stated that he did not ever get involved with the seizure of media outlet communication records. Then... oopsie.
Why, yes, it certainly looks that way now doesn't it?
Majority of commenter pushback on stories featuring DOJ snooping on Fox News' James Rosen and IRS targeting of conservative/tea party groups appears to be based on the fact they just don't like Fox News and/or conservatives. There's been scant principled logic offered.
Litmus test:if you are cool with #IRS actions against conservative groups, consider yourself a partisan hack.— Dean R. Riehm (@deanriehm) May 24, 2013
Some pop culture?
And now for the sad yet inevitable Woolwich aftermath:
dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2…Arrests for FB posts and tweets.Yep, it's the progressive post-democracy end game unfolding before our very eyes.— Dean R. Riehm (@deanriehm) May 25, 2013
Remember, British citizens - words hurt. Probably not as much as getting your head hacked off with a machete, but still.— David Burge (@iowahawkblog) May 25, 2013
And in totally related news, here stateside:
washingtonpost.com/opinions/alice…New college speech codes out of Moral Majority playbook..if MM had fascist, police state impulses of Dept. of Edu.— Dean R. Riehm (@deanriehm) May 27, 2013
Lefty descendants of the 60s free-speech movement would appear to have gone off the rails a tad, no? This will probably be the greatest political irony of the last 50 years: that the politics of the New Left would morph into the politics of repression and abuse of one's political opposites via government bureaucracies.
OK, gang, that's it. We'll catch up with you all later.