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Obama Quits Trinity Church

Saturday, May 31st, 2008

In response to the latest allegations of racism regarding comments by Reverend Michael Pfleger at Reverend Wright's Trinity United Church in Chicago, Barack Obama and his wife Michelle have finally resigned from the church. At a press conference Saturday to explain his resignation he called statements by Reverend Moss, current leader of the church, "innocuous." Obama further attacked the media for intruding in lives of church goers.


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Is Obama Channeling a Cult Movie Hero?

Saturday, May 31st, 2008 - by Kyle Smith

Barack Obama has often been compared to JFK. But maybe his primary influence is gang leader Cyrus from the classic film The Warriors.

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Saturday, May 31st, 2008

I am the “first subject” in Michael Silence’s a href=”http://www.knoxnews.com/news/2008/jun/01/unfiltered-outlet-entices-doctor/”new column on bloggers/a in the Knoxville span style=”font-style:italic;”News Sentinel/span.

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No Love Lost Between LAPD and L.A. Times

Saturday, May 31st, 2008 - by Jack Dunphy

They may be neighbors this time next year — but the city's police department and powerful newspaper have a running feud that has soured relations for decades.

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A One-Room Schoolhouse for the 21st Century

Saturday, May 31st, 2008 - by Charlie Martin

This back-to-basics educational venue, made famous during the 1800s, is surprisingly feasible today — even in the center of Manhattan. Could it get students learning again?

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Goodbye Monarchy: Nepal Becomes a Republic

Saturday, May 31st, 2008 - by Dinesh Wagle

Topping off a remarkable series of events, Nepal recently ousted its king and declared itself a republic. Now the hard part begins.

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Austin Bay’s Arena Academy a Treat for the Mind

Saturday, May 31st, 2008 - by Richard Fernandez

Designed to fill the niche between airhead TV sound bites and tedious policy papers, Arena Academy offers the viewer a stimulating look at issues of strategic import.

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Forget Democracy Promotion, Go for Democracy Preservation

Friday, May 30th, 2008 - by Youssef M. Ibrahim

After decades of failing to reform Arab and Muslim societies, the U.S. should focus not on exporting democracy, but on bolstering it wherever it already thrives.

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Protecting FLDS Children: The Right Thing to Do

Friday, May 30th, 2008 - by Bridget Johnson

It's easy to point the finger at the authorities for separating FLDS kids from their polygamist parents like Michele Catalano has. But allowing children to live in an isolated cult while charges of abuse are being fully investigated is irresponsible.

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Friday, May 30th, 2008

Tammy Bruce and Ed Morrissey a href=”http://mt.pjmedia.com/2008/05/pjm_political_52908_identity_p.php”discuss identity politics/a and Hillary’s endgame rhetoric on PJ Media’s PJM political show this week.

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Sex and the City Not Just for Women

Friday, May 30th, 2008 - by Christian Toto

If you're a red-blooded American male, what's not to like in a movie about four good looking women running around New York City indulging their libidos?

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Obama’s Electoral Problems Transcend Race

Friday, May 30th, 2008 - by Jennifer Rubin

Barack Obama's difficulty luring white working class voters to his cause is well known. But he has plenty of other reasons to stay up at night.

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Big-Government Environmentalism Wears Out Its Welcome

Friday, May 30th, 2008 - by Tom Blumer

America's presidential hopefuls are pushing government-heavy approaches to climate change — just as the rest of the world is rebelling against them.

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Obama Dodging Fact-Finding Trip to Iraq?

Friday, May 30th, 2008 - by Bob Owens

By turning down a chance to see the improvements in Iraq firsthand, Barack Obama showed that he is bitterly clinging to an outdated storyline about the war.

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PJM Political 5/29/08: Identity Politics A-Go-Go

Thursday, May 29th, 2008 - by Ed Driscoll

Tune in each Thursday to XM Channel #130, POTUS ’08 at 6:00 PM Eastern/3:00 PM Pacific for PJ Media’s weekly PJM Political show! (And at 11:00 PM Eastern/8:00 Pacific for a rebroadcast) If you missed this week’s show, click below to listen:

May 29th PJM Political On XM Satellite Radio

Chris Muir's Day By Day

Tammy Bruce and “Capt. Ed” Morrissey discuss identity politics and Hillary’s endgame rhetoric. Plus:

Bill Bradley’s weekly commentary segment is available separately here. And a lo-fi edition of this week’s show is available here. Finally, if you missed any previous episodes of PJM Political, click here and scroll through for hours of audio archives.

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Bill Bradley–Thursday Morning Quarterback 5/29/08

Thursday, May 29th, 2008 - by Ed Driscoll

From this week’s PJM Political, host Bill Bradley’s opening segment. And check out the above video for Bill’s follow-up interview with Steve Schmidt, adviser to John McCain’s presidential campaign.

May 29th Bill Bradley Interview

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McCain’s Straight Talk Express Stops in Beverly Hills

Thursday, May 29th, 2008 - by B. Daniel Blatt

At a Beverly Hills press event on Wednesday, John McCain showcased his command of the issues, rapport with the media, and respect for bloggers.

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Mega-Scandal in Iran: $35 Billion in Oil Money Missing from State Coffers

Thursday, May 29th, 2008 - by Meir Javedanfar

In a shocking report, the chief auditing office of the Iranian parliament says that tens of billions of dollars in oil revenues from 2006-2007 have vanished.

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The Day the Jedi Died

Thursday, May 29th, 2008 - by Michele Catalano

For many Star Wars geeks, the world ended 25 years ago with Return of the Jedi — and realizing that George Lucas cares more about merchandising than the purity of his own grand vision.

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Obama and McCain’s Iran Smears

Thursday, May 29th, 2008 - by

Campaigns never involve a substantive discussion of the issues. Why should we expect this year to be any different as Obama and McCain "debate" Iran policy?

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Not All Biofuels Are the Same

Thursday, May 29th, 2008 - by Jeffrey Trucksess

Corn-based ethanol has been giving biofuels a bad name. The real solution is biodiesel — a green, efficient energy source that won't starve the planet.

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White House Backstabbing for Fun and Profit

Thursday, May 29th, 2008 - by Rick Moran

Scott McClellan's book isn't even on bookshelves yet and is already causing controversy. Just what do presidential aides owe to the men who gave them everything and changed their lives forever?

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"Senator Biden Wants to Give Your Ex-Wife a Free Attorney…"

Wednesday, May 28th, 2008

a href=”http://glennsacks.com/blog/?p=2208″So says Glenn Sacks:/a br /br /blockquoteBiden’s latest domestic violence bill is the National Domestic Violence Volunteer Attorney Network Act, which amends Biden’s Violence Against Women Act to create an extensive network of volunteer attorneys to help abused women. The attorneys would provide free legal help in forging divorce or separation agreements and in winning child custody…/blockquotebr /br /Why should only women get “free” attorneys basically provided by the government? What about low income men who cannot get custody of their children or men who are falsely accused of domestic violence–where is their free attorney? Isn’t this unfair?

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Burma’s Crimes Against Humanity

Wednesday, May 28th, 2008 - by Mr. Eugenides

How long can the civilized world sit back and watch a catastrophe exacerbated by the willful neglect of the callous regime in Rangoon?

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Dems Plot to Pry Hispanics from McCain

Wednesday, May 28th, 2008 - by Ruben Navarrette Jr.

Democrats fear that Hispanic voters will abandon Barack Obama for the immigrant-friendly John McCain and it is likely they'll launch a smear campaign to keep that from happening.

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