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The Council Has Spoken!

Double Live ACORN

July 24, 2009 The Watcher Emeritus 3

The Results from this week’s contest appear at the bottom of this post! In an unprecedented move I voted against my own submission that was in a two way tie for the crown of best non-council submission. This would have given me my first ever two week in a row [Read More]

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Nominations

Jordan Strips Its Palestinians Of Citizenship

July 21, 2009 JoshuaPundit 0

Here’s yet another example of the Arab’s ‘compassion for their Palestinian brothers’- the Jordanian government is stripping its Palestinian Arabs of their Jordanian citizenship: Jordanian authorities have started revoking the citizenship of thousands of Palestinians living in Jordan to avoid a situation in which they would be “resettled” permanently in [Read More]

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Walter Cronkite Shuffles Off The Stage

July 19, 2009 JoshuaPundit 1

As most of you know, Walter Cronkite died late Friday after I put the site to bed. I planned to say a few things about this, but John Podhoretz beat me to it and likely did a far better job: Cronkite was a key figure in many ways, but foremost [Read More]

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Nominations

Texting My Doctor

July 15, 2009 The Watcher Emeritus 2

I ended up taking a trip to visit my doctor at the hospital where he practices after spending the last couple of days ill in bed. Generally I love to visit my doctor because he is great, intelligent and has relatives in the UK which gives him a unique perspective [Read More]

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The Council Has Spoken!

Watcher’s Winners!!

July 10, 2009 JoshuaPundit 3

(Image courtesy of Red Planet) An Interesting mix this week, and a boatload of fine entires from both the Council and their non-Council nominees. Congratulations to winning Council member The Provacateur for his article How Bonds Work (and How Current Policy Will Wreck Them and the Economy With It) and [Read More]

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Sarah Palin Pulls The Trigger

July 8, 2009 JoshuaPundit 2

Governor Sarah Palin’s announcement  that she was  resigning as Alaska’s governor and letting  her Lieutenant governor and political ally Sean Parnell  take over shocked the political world and pretty much sucked all the oxygen out the room for a couple of news cycles. She even knocked Micheal Jackson’s OD off the [Read More]

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Council Wisdom

Weekend Weasel: Paul Krugman and the Summer Re-Runs

July 5, 2009 TheGlitteringEye 0

The following article is crossposted from a Friday Council Member post at The Glittering Eye In reaction to yesterday’s reports of increasing unemployment, predictably Paul Krugman calls for another, bigger stimulus package: O.K., Thursday’s jobs report settles it. We’re going to need a bigger stimulus. But does the president know [Read More]

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The Declaration of Independence and . . . Chickens?!

July 4, 2009 Bookworm 0

John Trumbulls Declaration of Independence On July 4, 1776, American citizens made their Declaration of Independence known to the world. Although the bulk of the document is a catalog of very specific grievances against George III, the document is remembered for its stirring beginning, describing “unalienable” rights inherent in all [Read More]

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Holiday Weasel Watching! Happy Fourth of July!!

July 3, 2009 The Watcher Emeritus 5

It’s the Fourth of July in Weasel Watching country and we are all out celebrating American exceptionalism! But we can’t leave you hanging without highlighting the many great articles from the past week. Congratulations to winning council member The Razor for his article Settlement and non-council entry Fausta’s Blog for [Read More]

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Nominations

Democrat or Decepticon?

July 1, 2009 The Watcher Emeritus 3

UPDATE: My apologies as I omitted 4 entries from two council members, Right Truth and The Provocateur. Please see their Council and Non-Council entries. Decepticon Goal – Enslave and Punish! As you know the House passed the Waxman-Malarkey cap-n-tax global warming bill thanks in part to 8 sellout Republicans that [Read More]