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  • Malkin: The Hunter Biden Chronicles

    10/21/2014 6:06:01 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 25 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | October 22, 2014 | Michelle Malkin
    Everything you need to know about Beltway nepotism, corporate cronyism and corruption can be found in the biography of Robert Hunter Biden. Where are the Occupy Wall Street rabble-rousers and enemies of elitist privilege when you need them? Straining their neck muscles to look the other way. The youngest son of Vice President Joe Biden made news last week after The Wall Street Journal revealed he had been booted from the Navy Reserve for cocaine use. His drug abuse was certainly no surprise to the Navy, which issued him a waiver for a previous drug offense before commissioning him as...
  • New Documentary Exposes Leftist Big Money Underground

    10/19/2014 9:04:59 PM PDT · by Abakumov · 22 replies
    Radix News ^ | October 20, 2014 | Michelle Malkin
    Free at last! I’m silent no more. Now, the story can be told. Democrats here in my adopted state of Colorado did not want the new political documentary I hosted to see the light of day. They lost. This week, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals issued an emergency injunction declaring that our movie deserved the same free-speech rights as a “traditional” (translation: old-guard liberal) news organization. “Rocky Mountain Heist,” produced by David Bossie’s Citizens United and directed by Jason Killian Meath, tells the story of how a wealthy quartet of liberal millionaires and billionaires in Colorado — known as...
  • The Centers for Everything But Disease Control

    10/15/2014 6:51:33 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 7 replies
    michellemalkin.com ^ | 10/14/14 | Michelle Malkin
    So now the federal health bureaucrats in charge of controlling diseases and pandemics want more money to do their jobs. Hmph. Maybe if they hadn’t been so busy squandering their massive government subsidies on everything but their core mission, we taxpayers might actually feel a twinge of sympathy. At $7 billion, the Centers for Disease Control 2014 budget is nearly 200 percent bigger now than it was in 2000. Those evil, stingy Republicans actually approved CDC funding increases in January larger than what President Obama requested. What are we getting for this ever-increasing amount of money? Answer: A power-hungry busybody...
  • Obamacare Implementation Led To Release of EBOLA Patient Zero Into the Public

    10/04/2014 3:45:23 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 16 replies
    iOwnTheWorld ^ | 10-4-2014 | BigFurHat
    October 4, 2014 Obamacare Implementation Led To Release of EBOLA Patient Zero Into the Public by BigFurHat The Obamacare Electronic Health Record is to blame.As CNSNews.com reported one year ago, a RAND Corporation study conducted for the American Medical Association found that EHRs were a source of frustration for many doctors.Those surveyed said that current EHR technology interferes with face-to-face discussions with patients; requires physicians to spend too much time performing clerical work; and degrades the accuracy of medical records by encouraging template-generated doctors’ notes.Former Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius insisted that EHRs would lead to “more coordination...
  • Ebola, electronic medical records, and Epic Systems

    10/08/2014 7:48:54 AM PDT · by DFG · 17 replies
    MichelleMalkin ^ | 10/7/14 | michellemalkin
    A Dallas hospital’s bizarre bungle of the first U.S. case of Ebola leaves me wondering: Is someone covering up for a crony billionaire Obama donor and her controversy-plagued, taxpayer-subsidized electronic medical records company? Last week, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital revealed in a statement that a procedural flaw in its online health records system led to potentially deadly miscommunication between nurses and doctors. The facility sent Ebola victim Thomas Duncan home despite showing signs of the disease—only to admit him with worse symptoms three days later. Hospital officials, who came forward “in the interest of transparency,” initially cited workflow and information-sharing...
  • An Ebola goof and an Obama crony (pocketed $30 Billion stimulus for faulty Texas tech)

    10/09/2014 5:23:53 AM PDT · by Liz · 13 replies
    nypost.com ^ | 10/9/14 | MICHELLE MALKIN
    --snip-- Texas Health contracts with Epic Systems for its electronic-medical-records (EMR) system. Epic was founded by billionaire Judy Faulkner, a top Obama donor---the dominant EMR player in the US health-care market. The firm’s Top 10 PAC recipients are all Dem/lefty outfits: DCCC got nearly $230,000; DNC Services Corp. nearly $175,000.......Obama campaign-finance bundler, Faulkner, served as an adviser to WH health-information-tech guru David Blumenthal--in charge of dispensing EMR subsidies. Faulkner also served on the same committee Blumenthal chaired. Epic and other large firms lobbied aggressively for nearly $30 billion in 2009 stimulus subsidies. Epic has been the subject of rising industry...
  • We Gambled with Ebola and Lost: Let us finally end the crazy “diversity” visa lottery

    10/03/2014 7:45:06 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    National Review ^ | 10/03/2014 | Michelle Malkin
    Ebola has reached our shores from Africa. Dozens of children are reportedly suffering paralysis from a deadly virus with unknown origins. Medical providers across the country have warned of a looming public-health crisis as communicable diseases spread unmonitored and uncontrolled. Other countries are cracking down. But America is stuck on open-borders stupid. The Diversity Visa (DV) program, to take just one glaring example of government insanity, is still going. On October 1, the State Department opened the annual DV random lottery to applicants from around the world. Yes, it’s completely random, like a Powerball drawing. Up to 55,000 lucky winners...
  • Can We End the Crazy Diversity Visa Lottery Yet?

    10/03/2014 3:12:14 AM PDT · by markomalley · 15 replies
    Creators ^ | 10/3/2014 | Michelle Malkin
    Ebola has reached our shores from Africa. Dozens of children are reportedly suffering paralysis from a deadly virus with unknown origins. Medical providers across the country have warned of a looming public health crisis as communicable diseases spread unmonitored and uncontrolled. Other countries are cracking down. But America is stuck on open-borders stupid.The Diversity Visa (DV) program, to take just one glaring example of government insanity, is still going.On October 1, the State Department opened the annual DV random lottery to applicants from around the world. Yes, it's completely random like a Powerball drawing. Up to 55,000 lucky winners will...
  • Letting in the Wrong Refugees

    09/19/2014 3:40:00 AM PDT · by markomalley · 7 replies
    National Review ^ | 9/19/2014 | Michelle Malkin
    Fresh terror busts in Australia expose a common Achilles’ heel of the West: Indiscriminate refugee policies turn free countries into breeding grounds for jihad. It’s the same game in America. Soldiers of Islam have weaponized our blind generosity against us. In Sydney this week, authorities detained a half-dozen Muslim plotters and arrested a top collaborator in an alleged conspiracy to kidnap and behead a random Australian citizen. The accused mastermind? Mohammad Ali Baryalei, an Afghan refugee turned Aussie Islamic State recruiter. He and his aristocratic family were welcomed Down Under decades ago. Baryalei returned the favor by taking to the...
  • The Jihadists' Eternal Plan

    09/10/2014 4:45:43 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 10, 2014 | Michelle Malkin
    Here's the first and last rule of Islamic jihad: If at first you don't succeed, plot, plot again. 9/11 wasn't the first. 9/11 won't be the last. It's not "fear-mongering" to face reality. These head-chopping, throat-slitting, bloodthirsty hijackers -- of planes, freedom and civilization -- have conspired for decades to inflict modern mass murder on the West. Their homicidal mission is spectacular destruction in the name of the Koran. Never forget: Eternal Muslim hatred of infidels didn't start with George W. Bush. Or George Herbert Walker Bush. Or Ronald Reagan. Or the creation of Gitmo. Or the birth of Israel....
  • Malkin: Deport the Tsarnaev Sisters

    09/02/2014 6:17:48 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 31 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | September 3, 2014 | Michelle Malkin
    The Sisters Tsarnaev have been nothing but trouble. Double, bubbling trouble. While their Boston Marathon bomber brother Dzhokhar awaits trial this month for the bloody 2012 attacks that killed three and injured hundreds, his elder Chechen immigrant siblings Ailina and Bella remain on the loose in the U.S. after their own frequent run-ins with the law. Last week, Ailina was arrested in Harlem after allegedly threatening "to blow up her live-in lover's baby mama," as the New York Post reported. Police charged Ailina, 23, with aggravated harassment and released her. Will the legal system learn? Ailina's time in America sends...
  • The K Street President

    08/13/2014 6:11:12 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 13, 2014 | Michelle Malkin
    Wonder of wonders: The Washington press corps woke up. Finally, mainstream journalists are onto Barack Obama's game. Their breaking-news shocker? Turns out all that "hope and change" stuff was just hot air. A new report from the D.C.-based press shows that -- gasp -- the White House is infested with Beltway lobbyists. Good morning, sleepyheads! According to Politico's analysis published on Monday, the "Obama administration has hired about 70 previously registered corporate, trade association and for-hire lobbyists. And many of these former lobbyists work at the highest levels of government." Wait, there's more. The "most transparent administration ever" is playing...
  • Malkin Blasts 'Double-Talking Weasel' Lamar Alexander

    08/04/2014 4:57:13 PM PDT · by Tennessee Nana · 15 replies
    BREITBARTTV ^ | August 4, 2014 | Ian Hanchett
    Political commentator and author Michelle Malkin sharply criticized Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) for his attempts to paint himself as an opponent of amnesty and Common Core. “Of course, [Alexander] is one of the biggest double-talking weasels and beltway barnacles out there, particularly on ... immigration and Common Core,” Malkin said on Monday’s “Laura Ingraham Show.” SNIP "And this is somebody, particularly on immigration, who has been an enabler for so long." She also accused Alexander of not being serious on immigration and just using political “talking points” to gain re-election. Malkin concluded that Alexander was “as radical as they come,”...
  • Exclusive: Inside the VA's Spin-'N-Stonewall Machine

    07/02/2014 6:05:06 AM PDT · by Kaslin
    Townhall.com ^ | July 2, 2014 | Michelle Malkin
    The Public and Intergovernmental Affairs Office of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is very concerned. No, the communications specialists in the agency are not concerned with veterans in need. They're not concerned with citizens and public officials requesting public information. They're not concerned with journalists seeking the truth. What these entrenched government employees care most about, above all else, is the business of spin and stonewalling. The VA mouthpieces are preoccupied with covering their ample bureaucratic backsides, withholding data, monitoring critics, fending off watchdogs and running constant interference for their corrupt, negligent agency. In a string of internal...
  • NY-22: Laughable Lies of Liberal Republicans (Conservative Tenney v. lib Hanna)

    06/19/2014 5:41:25 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 20 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | June 20, 2014 | Michelle Malkin
    How do you spell "sidesplitting chutzpah"? In New York's 22nd congressional district, it's spelled: R-I-C-H-A-R-D H-A-N-N-A. He's the liberal GOP incumbent trying to cling to public office by smearing the Marine mom, small-business owner, lawyer and conservative state assemblywoman poised to take his seat next week. Claudia Tenney is as rock-solid of a Republican as they come: pro-life, pro-limited government, pro-Second Amendment, pro-entrepreneur, pro-American worker. As one of New York's top conservative legislators, Tenney has been unafraid to challenge the powers that be in both political parties. As an attorney, she has fought valiantly against cronyism and corruption. She has...
  • A Fed-Up Veteran Blasts VA's "Lie, Delay, Deny" Abyss

    06/18/2014 4:13:54 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 47 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 18, 2014 | Michelle, Malkin
    They don't care." As Obama administration officials pivot like haywire jewelry-box ballerinas to divert attention away from the nationwide Veterans Affairs disgrace, a reader who has been fighting the system urged me to urge Capitol Hill and the American public to stay focused. This former Special Forces soldier and medic served his country for 25 years. He worked in the health care field managing military field medical clinics. "I know how health care is supposed to run, even in austere or low-budget environments," he says. And in his nightmarish, ongoing experience, the VA is an epic, deadly, monstrous failure. He...
  • Has Michelle Malkin been Ostracized?

    06/17/2014 6:06:53 PM PDT · by ducttape45 · 63 replies
    6/17/2014 | Me
    I don't know if anyone has noticed, but Michelle Malkin no longer appears on Foxnews. I've also noticed that the emails I get from her no longer have links to any videos of her appearing anywhere on TV. Has something happened to drive her off the air, sort to speak? I've noticed that this all began last year around the October time frame. I'm concerned because I loved watching her and now, poof, she's gone. I'll sit back and see what you all have to say. Thanks.
  • Stay focused: One VA victim’s plea

    06/17/2014 7:42:55 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 8 replies
    New York Post ^ | 6-17-2014 | Michelle Malkin - Commentary
    June 17, 2014 Stay focused: One VA victim’s plea Michelle Malkin ‘They don’t care.” As Obama administration officials pivot like haywire jewelry-box ballerinas to divert attention away from the nationwide Veterans Affairs disgrace, a reader who has been fighting the system urged me to urge Capitol Hill and the American public to stay focused. This former Special Forces soldier and medic served his country for 25 years. He worked in the health-care field managing military field medical clinics. “I know how health care is supposed run, even in austere or low-budget environments,” he says. And in his nightmarish, ongoing experience,...
  • Exclusive: The story you haven't yet heard about Bowe Bergdahl’s desertion

    06/03/2014 3:38:25 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 10 replies
    michellemalkin.com ^ | 6-3-2014 | Michelle Malkin
    Five years ago, I publicly raised questions about Bowe Bergdahl’s desertion from Blackfoot Company, 1-501 Infantry (Airborne), 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division.A few weeks after his so-called “capture” in late June 2009, three conflicting accounts had surfaced: U.S. officials told the Associated Press Bergdahl had “walked off” the base with three Afghans; the Taliban claimed on its website that “a drunken American soldier had come out of his garrison” and into their arms; and Bergdahl claimed in his Taliban “hostage video” that he had “lagged behind a patrol” before being captured.I asked on my blog: Were the...
  • Questions about the reported abduction of Pfc. Bowe Bergdahl; Update: Reports of desertion mounting

    06/01/2014 8:38:51 PM PDT · by BigEdLB · 80 replies
    Michelle Malkin Bog ^ | 7/20/2009 | Michelle Malkin
    My prayers are with the family of Pfc. Bowe Bergdahl, the U.S. soldier seen on the Taliban abduction video released this weekend. The Jawa Report has the full clip. All Americans should hope and pray for his release from jihadi custody. There’s one question I have, though, about strange details initially reported on the case — details which have been deleted from later wire dispatches.
  • Malkin: The Data-Mining Body Monitors in Our Schools

    05/29/2014 6:51:49 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 17 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | May 30, 2014 | Michelle Malkin
    Like millions of other American parents, my husband and I received a warning letter from the BMI police last week. Our active, healthy 8th-grade daughter is "very lean," according to her school-administered "Fitnessgram." The national student body monitors think this is a public health problem. The obesity report card lectured that because our daughter's body-mass index is "very low," we "should make certain" that she "is eating a healthy diet that includes the appropriate number of calories." Thanks, geniuses. We had no idea such measurements were taking place, and we wondered whether we were alone in objecting to this unsolicited...
  • My Message to Girls: Be Bossy!

    03/14/2014 4:48:57 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 14, 2014 | Michelle Malkin
    A bunch of aggrieved women led by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg launched a high-profile "public service campaign" this week to "ban" the word "bossy." Sandberg, Beyonce, Victoria "Posh Spice" Beckham and first lady Michelle Obama have joined femme forces to combat this phantom menace. In their rarefied world, it's a "very negative experience" and a crippling act of gender discrimination to be called bossy. "This isn't a word we should use," Sandberg complained on National Public Radio. To which I say: Oh, buck up. The key to female empowerment doesn't lie with wheedling word police. It lies with girls and...
  • The Shameful Treatment of American Veterans: Even Illegal Aliens Have It Better

    05/23/2014 8:01:47 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    National Review ^ | 05/23/2014 | Michelle Malkin
    A government that fails to secure its borders is guilty of dereliction of duty. A government that fails to care for our men and women on the front lines is guilty of malpractice. A government that puts the needs of illegal aliens above U.S. veterans for political gain should be prosecuted for criminal neglect bordering on treason. Compare, contrast, and weep: In Sacramento, Calif., lawmakers are moving forward with a budget-busting plan to extend government-funded health insurance to at least 1.5 million illegal aliens. In Los Angeles, federal bureaucrats callously canceled an estimated 40,000 diagnostic tests and treatments for American...
  • Good riddance: Common Core backlash claims new political casualties

    05/16/2014 12:08:08 PM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 11 replies
    Michelle Malkin.com ^ | May 9, 2014 | Michelle Malkin
    All politics is local. So Republican politicians with national ambitions better pay attention to what grassroots parents are saying and doing about the federal education racket known as Common Core. In bellwether Indiana this week, anti-Common Core activists won a pair of pivotal electoral victories against GOP Gov. Mike Pence. Pence’s attempt to mollify critics by rebranding and repackaging shoddy Common Core standards is fooling no one. Tuesday’s Republican primary elections in the Hoosier state resulted in the landslide defeat of two establishment incumbents running for statewide re-election. Pence had endorsed GOP State Rep. Kathy Heuer over challenger Christopher Judy....
  • Cash for Obamacare Shirkers (Serco)

    05/13/2014 3:39:02 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 2 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | May 13, 2014 | Michelle Malkin
    When Obamacare operatives aren't busy trashing the private health insurance market and squandering billions on useless technology, they're busy ... being idle. File the latest example of government health care profligacy under "Caution: Your tax dollars not at work." According to at least one Obamacare paper-pusher, employees at an application-processing center in Wentzville, Mo., are getting paid to sit around and do nothing. Investigative reporter Chris Nagus of the St. Louis television station KMOV News 4 spoke to the whistleblower. "They want to hire more people even though we still don't have work to keep the people that we have...
  • Hollywood's Sexual Predator Problem Explodes

    05/07/2014 4:48:28 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 45 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 7, 2014 | Michelle Malkin
    Hollywood is sick, sick, sick. Behind its curtain of holier-than-thou progressivism, the entertainment world's top A-list stars have engaged in the most depraved sexual abuse against vulnerable children and teens, according to a growing number of victims. After years of cover-up, the institutional scandal is exploding. Finally. The latest alleged atrocities involve "X-Men" director Bryan Singer and at least three other power players in the business: veteran television executive Garth Ancier, former Disney executive David Neuman and producer Gary Goddard. Last month, former child actor and model Michael Egan filed civil suits against the men, alleging that they passed around...
  • Big Government GOP’s Common Core Rebrand Hustle

    05/05/2014 10:17:12 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 4 replies
    Michelle Malkin.com ^ | April 30, 2014 | Michelle Malkin
    This weekend on “Fox News Sunday,” anchor Chris Wallace credited his guest, Republican Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, with leading the nation as the “first state to fall out of the Common Core national education standards.” If only it were true. Wallace didn’t do his homework. And presidential aspirant Pence was too busy daydreaming about 2016 to correct him. Reality check: Last week, Pence faced the anger of hundreds of Indiana parents, educators and activists at a public Indiana Business Roundtable meeting to discuss his phony charade. The protesters openly booed Pence’s derision of critics as out-of-staters and elitists. They roared...
  • Obama’s Dirty Watchdogs

    04/25/2014 8:18:24 AM PDT · by Second Amendment First · 2 replies
    Human Events ^ | 4/25/2014 | Michelle Malkin
    The Obama administration doesn’t have watchdogs. It has whitewash puppies. The president’s Chicago bullies have defanged true advocates for integrity in government in D.C. from day one. So the latest report by the Senate Homeland Security and Government Operations Committee on corruptocrat Charles K. Edwards, the former Department of Homeland Security inspector general, isn’t a revelation. It’s confirmation. Investigators found that Edwards compromised the independence of his office by socializing and sucking up to senior DHS officials. “There are many blessings to be thankful for this year,” the sycophantic Edwards wrote to the DHS acting counsel on Thanksgiving 2011, “but...
  • The Legacy of Obama's Illegal Alien Aunt

    04/11/2014 12:37:14 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 11, 2014 | Michelle Malkin
    Zeituni Onyango, President Obama's illegal alien aunt, died this week of cancer and other complications. I hope she rests in peace. America, however, should be up in arms. Auntie Zeituni is an enduring symbol of all that is wrong with this country's immigration "policy" -- or rather, its complete lack of a coherent, enforceable system of laws and rules that puts the national interest first. She was a beneficiary of the welfare state run amok, enabled by bipartisan fecklessness. To the bitter end, she bit the hand that fed her with predictable ingratitude and metastatic entitlement. Zeituni's 14-year illegal overstay...
  • The Meltdown of the Obama Genderhawks

    04/09/2014 4:08:49 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 9, 2014 | Michelle Malkin
    I have created a new species designation for the female Democrats who play hypocritical gender politics on behalf of Barack Obama. They're genderhawks. You remember the term "chickenhawk," don't you? During the Bush years, anti-war activists and journalists hurled the ad hominem epithet at anyone who supported military action against our enemies but hadn't personally served. I say let's give 'em a dose of their own tactical medicine. Genderhawks are feminist chickenhawks. They demand "equal pay" for women, practice militant identity politics based on chromosomes and purport to wage an all-out government war on gender inequity. Yet, they personally refuse...
  • Michelle Malkin: Put aside the pot jokes and look again at Colorado legalization

    03/26/2014 9:58:12 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 209 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/26/2014 | Ed Morrissey
    Our great friend and Boss Emeritus, Michelle Malkin, offers a powerful testimony today in her column on marijuana legalization — and a surprisingly personal perspective. Sure, we all have fun with jokes at Colorado’s experiment with recreational approval, but the access it creates does more than just serve as easy access to intoxication. Michelle found herself in one of the pot shops that have opened to serve demand that comes from more than just fun and games, hoping to find help for her mother-in-law: It’s 9 a.m. on a weekday, and I’m at the Marisol Therapeutics pot shop. This is...
  • My Family's Misadventures with Obamacare, Continued

    03/12/2014 3:49:09 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 12, 2014 | Michelle Malkin
    Back in September, our family received an Obamacare-induced health insurance death notice. We joined millions of other Americans whose individual market health plans died after Democrats lied about our ability to keep the plans and doctors we liked. President Obama tried to "fix" the mess he created. But as usual, the federal government's solutions have made things even worse. Confusion and chaos reign not just in our household, but across the country. As I reported last fall, our letter from Anthem BlueCross BlueShield of Colorado informed us that we could no longer keep our high-deductible PPO plan with a wide...
  • Firefox Auto Update Question and What Happened to Michelle Malkin?

    03/09/2014 5:31:26 PM PDT · by ducttape45 · 69 replies
    3/9/14 | Me
    I need to pick someone's brain on a Firefox question and on what happened to Michelle Malkin. First, I can't keep Firefox from automatically updating. I have tried everything I can find on the Internet about ensuring Firefox doesn't automatically. I have version 24 and 25 and I don't want to update any further, but no matter what I try it still continues to do so. I've told Firefox not to update under the Tools/Options/Advanced/Update tab. I deleted the Maintenance Service. I've gone into about:config and deleted the update URL. AND NOTHING WORKS!!!!!! Anyone else out there got any ideas?...
  • Michelle Malkin girds for 2014 GOP civil war

    02/08/2014 5:08:18 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 96 replies
    The Politico ^ | February 8, 2014 | Mackenzie Weinger
    Michelle Malkin doesn’t run away from fights, she runs toward them. And she’s running faster than ever headlong into the 2014 Republican primary battles on behalf of upstart conservative candidates who are mounting insurgent challenges to the GOP old guard. Twitter is Malkin’s weapon of choice. Battles with her almost always devolve into wars, and those who follow the conservative social media scene know she has a proven formula online: Taunting quips from foes bring out the full force of her Twitter arsenal, with snappy replies, catchy hashtags and the mobilization of a legion of energized followers. Malkin, 43, says...
  • The U.S. Chamber of Commerce vs. America

    01/25/2014 8:45:34 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 11 replies
    National Review ^ | 1/24/14 | Michelle Malkin
    Giant corporations make common cause with leftist special interests to win government favors. he U.S. Chamber of Commerce is a politically entrenched synod of special interests. These fat cats do not represent the best interests of American entrepreneurs, American workers, American parents and students, or Americans of any race, class, or age who believe in low taxes and limited government. The chamber’s business is the big business of the Beltway, not the business of mainstream America. If you are a business owner who believes your country should strictly and consistently enforce its borders and deport illegal immigrants who violate the...
  • Malkin: Lessons for Shove Guv Andrew Cuomo

    01/21/2014 4:54:07 PM PST · by jazusamo · 97 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | January 22, 2014 | Michelle Malkin
    Not so fast, Andrew Cuomo. We see what you did there. After publicly bashing conservative New Yorkers as "extreme" people who have no place in his state, the intolerant Democratic governor wants to blame the media for his unmistakable contempt for those who oppose abortion, support gun rights and defend traditional marriage. Newsflash: Crapweasel politicians can backtrack and scapegoat, but they can't hide. When he railed against socially conservative Republican candidates in a radio interview last week, Cuomo hyperbolically singled out those he called "right-to-life, pro-assault-weapon, anti-gay" citizens. Sounding unapologetically purge-tastic, the governor said these political opponents "have no place...
  • Kerry’s ‘Poor Jihadist’ Myth

    01/17/2014 4:50:06 AM PST · by markomalley · 12 replies
    National Review ^ | 1/17/14 | Michelle Malkin
    The myth of the poor, oppressed jihadist never dies. U.S. secretary of state John Kerry is the latest Obama administration official to peddle this odious narrative. Cue John Lennon’s cloying “Imagine,” don your plaid pajamas, and curl up with a warm cup of deadly naďveté.While meeting with Catholic Church officials at the Vatican in Rome on Monday, Kerry expounded on their “huge common interest in dealing with this issue of poverty, which in many cases is the root cause of terrorism or even the root cause of the disenfranchisement of millions of people on this planet.” In other words:...
  • John Kerry, Jihad Coddler

    01/17/2014 5:20:56 AM PST · by Kaslin · 1 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 17, 2014 | Michelle Malkin
    The myth of the poor, oppressed jihadist never dies. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is the latest Obama administration official to peddle this odious narrative. Cue John Lennon's cloying "Imagine," don your plaid pajamas, and curl up with a warm cup of deadly naivete. While meeting with Catholic Church officials at the Vatican in Rome on Monday, Kerry expounded on their "huge common interest in dealing with this issue of poverty, which in many cases is the root cause of terrorism or even the root cause of the disenfranchisement of millions of people on this planet." In other words:...
  • Common Core and the EduTech Abyss

    01/08/2014 4:23:00 AM PST · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 8, 2014 | Michelle Malkin
    The Common Core gold rush is on. Apple, Pearson, Google, Microsoft and Amplify are all cashing in on the federal standards/testing/textbook racket. But the EduTech boondoggle is no boon for students. It's more squandered tax dollars down the public school drain. Even more worrisome: The stampede is widening a dangerous path toward invasive data mining. According to the Silicon Valley Business Journal, the ed tech sector "is expected to more than double in size to $13.4 billion by 2017." That explosive growth is fueled by Common Core's top-down digital learning and testing mandates. So: Cui bono? In North Carolina, the...
  • The amazing evolution of Politifact’s ‘if you like your plan you can keep it’ rating

    12/16/2013 5:09:11 AM PST · by grundle · 7 replies
    michellemalkin.com ^ | December 14, 2013 | Doug Powers
    Politifact’s rating of the famous Obama promise “if you like your plan you can keep it” has gone through a heck of an evolution in the past five years. In October of 2008 “if you like your plan you can keep it” was totally true: Less than four years later, in June of 2012 it was downgraded to “half true” (“true,” but only for the people who could manage to keep their plans): Now, “If you like your plan you can keep it” has been deemed 2013′s “Lie of the Year”:
  • Countryfried: Bank of America to pay Freddie Mac $404 million in mortgage settlement

    12/02/2013 8:08:29 AM PST · by whitedog57 · 13 replies
    Confounded Interest ^ | 12/02/2013 | Anthony B. Sanders
    Bank of America has agreed to pay Freddie Mac $404 million in a mortgage settlement over 716,000 loans, many purchased from Countrywide. This is one of many lawsuits by the Federal government over Countrywide and related mortgages. One wonders when the litigation will end. Here is the thing. These suits are largely about representations and warranties between the loan seller and the loan purchaser concerning underwriting standards. The reps and warranties provide relief to the loan purchaser if the underwriting of the loans by the loan seller proves to be misleading or false. But there is another issue called causality....
  • Malkin: Thank You, Hobby Lobby

    11/26/2013 5:27:27 PM PST · by jazusamo · 38 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | November 27, 2013 | Michelle Malkin
    Religious liberty is front and center on the nation's Thanksgiving table. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court agreed to hear Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. The family-owned craft store company is intrepidly challenging the constitutionality of Obamacare's abortion coverage mandate. Hobby Lobby's faithful owners deserve our thanks and praise as they defend freedom of conscience for all Americans. The privately held retail chain's story is the quintessential American Dream. Founder David Green started out making mini picture frames in his Oklahoma garage in 1970. He recruited his two sons, Mart and Steve, to pitch in at an early age. The...
  • Kerry: Deal doesn’t give Iran right to enrich; Iran: World recognized our right to enrich

    11/24/2013 1:10:15 PM PST · by george76 · 23 replies
    Michelle Malkin ^ | November 24, 2013 | Doug Powers
    The ink isn’t even dry on the temporary Iran nuclear deal and it already has that distinct “passed it to find out what’s in it” scent.
  • Feds' 3 Tentacles in the Common Core (Part 2)

    11/19/2013 3:35:51 AM PST · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 19, 2013 | Chuck Norris
    Last week, I explained what the Common Core State Standards are and how, despite the federal government's saying it's staying out of the classroom standards business, there is much evidence to show that the feds are intricately linked to them. The first way I demonstrated that was by pointing out that the feds have spent $350 million of taxpayer money, funding and giving grants and waivers to muscle and bribe states and local school districts to accept CCSS. And all of that was done without a single act of Congress, meaning the federal government -- including the White House --...
  • First Crony Michelle Obama's Big Business Bonanza

    10/31/2013 6:01:51 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 27 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | November 1, 2013 | Michelle Malkin
    While her husband's signature health care law goes up in flames, first lady Michelle Obama is reveling in the success of her East Wing pet project, the "Let's Move" initiative. But ignore the do-gooder dressing. Mrs. Obama doesn't care about your children. What we have here is a textbook case of Washington influence peddling, which the Obamas so vigorously condemned a long time ago and far away. On Wednesday, Mrs. Obama announced an agreement by the Sesame Workshop and the Produce Marketing Association (PMA) to join her nonprofit Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) in a two-year agreement to help...
  • Occupy America! Citizens storm the Barrycades (Michelle Malkin)

    10/09/2013 10:14:13 AM PDT · by Lakeshark · 2 replies
    Michelle Malkin ^ | 10/9/13 | Michelle Malkin
    Could this be the end of Monument Syndrome? Across the country, ordinary Americans are rising up in revolt against the old Washington tactic of closing public parks and memorials during selective government “shutdowns” to score political points. Tax-paying tourists are tossing off the orange traffic cones and “Barrycades.” Enough is enough. The movement started with waves of World War II veterans who flew to D.C. last week as part of the Honor Flight Network. (The nonprofit group brings our surviving heroes to visit the memorials that honor their service and sacrifice.) The vets and volunteers breached the fences last week,...
  • Occupy America! Park Visitors Storm the Barrycades

    10/09/2013 4:49:37 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 75 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 9, 2013 | Michelle Malkin
    Could this be the end of Monument Syndrome? Across the country, ordinary Americans are rising up in revolt against the old Washington tactic of closing public parks and memorials during selective government "shutdowns" to score political points. Tax-paying tourists are tossing off the orange traffic cones and "Barrycades." Enough is enough. The movement started with waves of World War II veterans who flew to D.C. last week as part of the Honor Flight Network. (The nonprofit group brings our surviving heroes to visit the memorials that honor their service and sacrifice.) The vets and volunteers breached the fences last...
  • Obama Lied, My Health Plan Died

    09/24/2013 11:48:05 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 25, 2013 | Michelle Malkin
    Like an estimated 22 million other Americans, I am a self-employed small-business owner who buys health insurance for my family directly on the individual market. We have a high-deductible PPO plan that allows us to choose from a wide range of doctors. Or rather, we had such a plan. Last week, our family received notice from Anthem BlueCross BlueShield of Colorado that we can no longer keep the plan we like because of "changes from health care reform (also called the Affordable Care Act or ACA)." The letter informed us that "(t)o meet the requirements of the new laws, your...
  • 9/11: AMERICA’S UNFINISHED BUSINESS

    09/12/2013 12:54:09 PM PDT · by neverdem · 4 replies
    Human Events ^ | September 11, 2013 | Michelle Malkin
    Before we head to Syria to avenge the mass murder of their kids, how about we finish avenging ours?When I say “finish,” of course I really mean “start.” A dozen years after the 9/11 attacks, the trials against the jihadist plotters who incinerated pregnant women, firefighters, grandparents, newlyweds, toddlers and schoolkids on their first-ever plane rides have yet to begin.Justice not only has been delayed and denied. Justice has been demoted, disowned and deserted. Justice for the 9/11 victims and families isn’t blindfolded. She’s gagged and hogtied.The terror-coddling Obama White House squandered precious years trying to shut down Gitmo to...
  • Malkin: How Oberlin Manufactured the Hate-Crime Hoax of the Year

    08/22/2013 6:32:11 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 38 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | August 23, 2013 | Michelle Malkin
    Busted. Stone-cold busted. Just as I suspected, "progressive" pranksters at Oberlin College have been definitively unmasked as the perpetrators of phony campus "hate crimes" that scored international headlines in March. The blabbermouth academic administrators who helped fuel the hysteria are now running for cover. The Associated Press, The New York Times, MSNBC, Yahoo News and the Huffington Post were among the media outlets that trumpeted the story of supposed racism, homophobia and anti-Semitism run amok at my alma mater. Throughout the winter, anti-black and anti-gay graffiti, swastikas, and a shadowy figure in a "KKK hood" surfaced on the tiny campus...