Monday Quick Links

Cartoon via Theo Spark

Required reading for today:

Ed Lasky at the American Thinker: Obama’s War on Chris Christie:

Anyone who has spent any time studying Barack Obama’s background, knows that he’s not just any garden variety liberal.  He’s a ruthless far-left ideologue who exerts more energy fighting political opponents than the nation’s real enemies. His latest target, NJ Conservative superstar, Chris Christie, has already faced an attack from the DOJ, and now, has been targeted by Ray Lahood’s department of Transportation. Lasky takes us on a trip down memory lane, to illustrate why Christie should be bracing for more aggression from the Obama administration.

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James Delingpole at The Telegraph has some fun at warmists’ expense: Brrrrr! It’s the Warmest Year Ever!

Trevor Loudon on who stands to benefit most from the wikileaks fiasco: Socialists Motivated by Wikileaks – “It is Time to Tear Down the Empire”

From the department of DUH at Hot Air: New Fed study suggests net job creation from Porkulus was … zero

One of the more flamboyant clowns in the Dems’ clown car demonstrates for all to see, why he was just thrown out of office. The Blog Prof :Video: Alan Grayson (D-eranged) goes out in Style

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Who wants to see Kathy Griffin lustily booed by a room full of  American troops for hating on Bristol Palin? See Mediaite for the video: Kathy Griffin Gets Booed By U.S. Troops After Calling Bristol Palin Fat

Michelle Malkin offers a compare and contrast: How far USO “entertainment” has fallen

Somebody’s head should be rolling at VH1 for thinking that Griffin was an appropriate choice to MC a tribute to America’s fighting men and women.

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Couldn’t happen to a nicer guy: Hot Air: DREAM Act turning into nightmare for Reid

All together now…Awwwww!

Newsbusters has more from the Dept. of duh (for everyone but liberals): Kyl Repeatedly Corrects Schieffer: No Tax ‘Cuts’ for Rich, Just Extending Existing Rates; Schieffer: ‘I Gotcha’

“Existing tax rates, as Kyl likes to call them…”
Or as anyone not interested in soak-the-rich demagoguery likes to call them.
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Everything you ever wanted to know about START via Andrew McCarty at NRO: Missile Malpractice
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Pundette’s “must-read” of the day: Stanley Kurtz on the speech police

We’re still not allowed to call Obama a Socialist?  Oh, please.

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Uh-oh:

NY daily News: WikiLeaks reveals list of international facilities & resources ‘vital’ to U.S.

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Must-see at Right Network: Big Fur Hat’s Big Book of Bird Brains
Descriptions of  endangered species provided by the inimitable Gerard Van der Leun.

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Too bad, Palin wasn’t around when grandma got run over by that reindeer….the tragedy could have been prevented :

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CA Lifestyles of the Rich and Pensioned

The creator of this amusing parody about California’s outlandish public employee pensions, got his/her inspiration from the “Downfall” parodies:

Video via Jane Jamison, who has much more to say about the issue at Uncoverage.

Did you know:

California’s pension system – the largest in the nation – is some $59.5 billion shy of what it has promised to pay, and that may be the good news, according to the Pew Center on the States. The health benefits that California has guaranteed its retirees? That’s almost completely unfunded – a $62. 5 billion problem.


 

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