Big Mommy Michelle Obama launched her childhood obesity campaign in February by dragging her daughters' BMIs into the public spotlight and carrying water for the SEIU's legislative agenda. What's next? Aggressive government pressure on, and policing of, food advertisers. Here they come: The review by the Task Force on Childhood Obesity says one out of... Read More
You'll recall the far Left attacks on me last summer when I had the audacity on ABC's This Week to discuss government unemployment benefits and the effect that endless extensions have on reducing the incentive to seek a job. We revisited the subject in March during the Senate debate over the jobless benefits extension package... Read More
If you did your homework last year and read Culture of Corruption, you already know all about Labor Secretary Hilda Solis's Big Labor corruptocracy (background here). Here's an unsurprising update on the reign of Hilda from Rob Bluey at Heritage: Labor Secretary Hilda Solis rewarded six former staffers from her congressional office with political appointments... Read More
I've said it before and it bears repeating even louder: Entrenched incumbency is not an argument for more entrenched incumbency. Conservatives in Utah sent that message loud in clear this weekend in ousting entrenched GOP incumbent Sen. Bob Bennett, who begged and pleaded furiously to save his hide in the weeks leading up to the... Read More
Dried pressed flowers. A pastel crochet chain. Thumbprint art on a homemade bookmark. Simple things from my two munchkins for Mother's Day. Simple, cherished, pure and wonderful morsels of love: *** A Mother's Day story you will never forget: Read this before you start your work week. The Briseno family page on Facebook is here.
Scroll for updates...Obama announcement peddles Elena the Populist/Lover of Everyday People narrative... Monday opens with a SCOTUS bang. NBC News reports tonight that Harvard Law School dean turned solicitor general Elena Kagan will be the White House SCOTUS nominee to replace retiring Justice John Paul Stevens. It was widely rumored she would be the pick... Read More
Busy with family. If you happen to be in Colorado Springs today, I'll be signing books and speaking at the Peak Freedom Festival later today at the Cheyenne Mountain Conference Resort. Details here. Have a great weekend and be sure to hug a mom!
Here is your chance to stand up to the open-borders thugs and stand with Arizona: Saturday, May 29. Tempe, Arizona. More info and details here. Speak up in defense of our sovereignty and security. It's the job the White House won't do.
That's the jobless rate reported today. Morning Bell calls it "a recovery only Washington could love." Ed Morrissey: The Census hiring crutch once again helped prop up the numbers. (Be sure to review my
The go-fly list for terrorists by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2010 If America's homeland security policies were subject to truth-in-advertising laws, the "no-fly" list would be known around the world by its right and proper name: the "go-fly" list. As in: Go right ahead, jihadists, and fly our planes. All aboard, evil-doers. While grandmas... Read More
Great news. Hallelujah! More from the AP: And via Fox News: McCabe, a special operations petty officer second class, called the proceedings "troubling at times," adding "having your career on the line is not an easy thing to handle. McCabe was the third and final Navy SEAL to be prosecuted in the case. He had... Read More
There's a bit of buzz on Twitter, Reuters, and Fox News right now about an Emirates Airlines plane that has been pulled over on a JFK airport runway in NYC. Reportedly, the plane has a passenger on board who was on the hapless no-fly list (the subject of my newspaper column tomorrow - stay tuned).... Read More
Morgan Hill Times A group of California students who dared to wear the American flag on Cinco de Mayo learned a hard lesson about the corruption of citizenship and sovereignty this week. They were sent home for their show of U.S. patriotism. Because while flying the colors of reconquista is perfectly acceptable, flying Old Glory... Read More
Photo credit: Keith Gallagher/president raygun/Flickr The floods in Tennessee have devastated Nashville. Damages are estimated at $1 billion. How to donate/pitch in... Calling All Restaurateurs: Red Cross Could Use Your Help Salvation Army - Nashville Hands On Nashville Nashville Flood relief t-shirts Soles 4 Souls - Shoe charity comes to Nashville's aid Nashville Humane Society... Read More
Add this one to the mountainous, taxpayer-subsidized pile -- from my home state of Colorado, via 9News: The U.S. Census Bureau spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on promotional items used to convince more people to mail back their census forms, but a 9Wants to Know investigation found thousands of the items were dropped off,... Read More
Last March, I spotlighted the rule of the mob in Britain and the spread of left-wing vigilantes across Europe. Big Labor bosses in the U.S. have expressed solidarity for their union brethren's "struggle" and helped foment chaos. May Day mayhem took hold here -- and abroad. Greece is still under siege. Rioting over drastic spending... Read More
Bombshell from entrenched Democrat Rep. David Obey this afternoon -- he's set to announce his retirement from Congress. Make way for GOP Young Gun Sean Duffy. Flashback: How Democrat David Obey’s son lobbied for porkulus earmark Flashback: Video: David Obey said what? Flashback: The only place Democrats want to drill Flashback: Obama and the Dems:... Read More
You know about the open-borders sympathizing Phoenix Suns and their "Los Suns" uniform stunt. They've got the support of both the basketball and baseball players associations: And basketball and baseball fans who support immigration enforcement, national security, and the rule of law should consider taking the proper steps to protect their rights and interests --... Read More
Veteran journalist Les Kinsolving may not have a nightly cable TV talk show or a New York Times op-ed column, but he's a media legend and workhorse who has dogged both Republican and Democrat administrations for decades. I've noted many of his grillings over the years. I don't agree with everything he says or writes,... Read More
The jihadists' deadly path to citizenship by Michelle Malkin Creators Syndicate Copyright 2010 America's homeland security amnesia never ceases to amaze. In the aftermath of the botched Times Square terror attack over the weekend, Pakistani-born bombing suspect Faisal Shahzad's U.S. citizenship status caused a bit of shock and awe. The Atlantic magazine writer Jeffrey Goldberg's... Read More
Good for my friends at the Competitive Enterprise Institute. They're filing a complaint with the FTC over GM's B.S. bailout payback ad. The deets: The Competitive Enterprise Institute today filed a formal complaint with the Federal Trade Commission, arguing that General Motors misleadingly claimed in a national TV ad that the company has paid back... Read More
News out of Houston about a suspicious piece of luggage at Bush airport in Houston. From the Houston Chronicle: Nothing on cable news right now, though FoxNews.com online is streaming coverage from the airport here. Update: NBC News reporting that it may have been an aerosol can that burst.
Scroll for updates... The Pakistani-born naturalized American who bought the would-be Nissan Pathfinder SUV bomb that fizzled in Times Square was arrested at JFK airport as he attempted to flee for Dubai. Here's the DOJ statement: Earlier this evening, Faisal Shahzad was arrested in connection with the attempted car bombing in New York on Saturday.... Read More
Reconquista revolution without borders! (Photo credit: El Marco, Denver) They came, they saw, they threatened or committed violence in the name of open borders and workers' rights. But alas, Frank Rich and Paul Krugman's columns decrying the insane rage and hate of the May Day angry mob got lost in the mail. In Santa Cruz,... Read More
On Saturday night, someone tried to bomb Times Square. For the full recap, review Allahpundit's blow-by-blow as the news developed. NYPost video of the suspect shows a "balding, 40-something man" at the "end of Shubert Alley peeling off a sweatshirt he'd been wearing over a short-sleeved red shirt, furtively glancing over his shoulder, then stuffing... Read More
The open-borders lobby can try and hide its radicalism with a carefully-orchestrated show of American flags, but the movement's reconquista roots always expose themselves on May Day. The first sign above was displayed at the 2006 May Day protest in Denver and the infamous American flag-toppling in the second photo took place at a Montebello... Read More