August 2012

Geoffrey Dunn: Self-loathing HuffPo contributor and Trig birther conspiracist

August 31, 2012
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Via Instapundit – I wondered who this individual was given Wargas’ ending, then noticing that Dunn also did a book and obvious hit piece on Sarah Palin: The Lies of Sarah Palin: The Untold Story Behind Her Relentless Quest for Power. No link.

Robert Wargas: Behold The Self-Hating White Person.

Turns out, ol’ Andy...

NH’s Joyce Coffey arrested 4 times within 26 hours for blaring AC/DC’s “Highway to Hell” on stereo

August 31, 2012
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Poor woman. I know how it feels when you’ve really got a groove going and the world just doesn’t want to cooperate.

Authorities say a New Hampshire woman has been arrested four times in 26 hours for blasting the AC/DC song “Highway to Hell” and other loud music from her...

Holy crap, these true-color photographs of Saturn are gorgeous

August 31, 2012
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via Holy crap, these true-color photographs of Saturn are gorgeous.

Change: NYTimes – Majority of New Jobs Pay Low Wages, Study Finds

August 31, 2012
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Wow! I’m glad Obama spent the last three years focusing on improving the lot of the middle class, aren’t you?

While a majority of jobs lost during the downturn were in the middle range of wages, a majority of those added during the recovery have been low paying, according to a new...

Tingles gets testy: Chris Matthews Producer in Shoving Match

August 31, 2012
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A fight broke out after two men shouted, “Hey Chris, how’s that tingle up your leg?”

A scuffle involving an MSNBC producer and two men who heckled host Chris Matthews was being investigated by security officials Thursday night a few blocks from the Republican National Convention.

via  – The Hollywood Reporter.

Obama loves a Parade, at newstands Sunday: Talk about fact checking … Geez!

August 31, 2012
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Wait a minute. This isn’t the Obama I recall taking office.

Parade: So how are you going to talk to Republicans differently if you are reelected?

Obama: I think that after this election, we’ll be in a position to once again reach out to Republicans …. (more…)

Pathmark shooter was Terence S. Tyler, 23: Victims Cristina LoBrutto, 18,Bryan Breen, 24, both dead

August 31, 2012
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There’s a video report and more at link below via The Asbury Park Press. It appears as though he suffered from depression and other emotional issues. Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce Kaplan held a press conference releasing the names and details.

An ex-marine fatally shot two co-workers at a Route 9 supermarket in Old...

Ya’alon: US is undermining military threat against Iran

August 31, 2012
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Vice Premier Moshe Ya’alon said on Friday he feared Iran did not believe it faced a real military threat from the outside world because of mixed messages from foreign powers, including the United States.

More via the  JPost.

Interracial couple targeted in Georgia, 23 year-old male Andrew Quade beaten severely by 3 black males

August 31, 2012
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Via Mail Online, which headlines: White man beaten to a pulp in public square for dating African-American woman in Georgia.

A Georgia man was left bloodied and bruised after he was brutally attacked for dating an African-American girl. The interracial couple were strolling through Ellis Square, a public space in Savannah, shortly before...

NJ Pathmark Shooter may be ex-Marine and recent Afghanistan Vet

August 31, 2012
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Conflicting details are emerging as to a man who opened fire at an Old Bridge Pathmark supermarket at which he is said to have been employed for just two weeks. No names have been released, while one victim was an 18 year-old female. Some reports ID the shooter as Army, but...

Saving the bad news for last: US factory orders rose, but …

August 31, 2012
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Wow! Awesome, …

Factory orders rose 2.8 percent in July, the biggest overall advance in a year, reflecting sizable gains in demand for motor vehicles and airplanes, the Commerce Department said Friday.

Or, not …. A fire sale is commerce, unless it’s your house that burned down.

But core capital goods orders,...

Harvard: 125 students may have cheated on exam

August 31, 2012
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Via seattlepi.com.

Harvard University will consider instituting an honor code as it investigates whether at least 125 undergraduates cheated by working together on a take-home exam in the spring.

Officials said they intend to start broad conversations about academic honesty, including why it is vital to intellectual inquiry, in the wake of what is...

Lincoln Chafee to speak on opening night of Democrat Convention

August 31, 2012
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Who?

Governor Lincoln Chafee has been tapped to address the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina next week.

 Chafee, a former Republican turned Independent, will speak on Tuesday, Sept. 4, between 8:30 and 9:00 p.m. shortly before First Lady Michelle Obama addresses the crowd.

via WPRO

Police the language and the mind will follow: State Department says, watch your mouth

August 31, 2012
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Sanitizing speech isn’t only that. It’s every bit as much a form of mind control. Long an insidious tactic of the left, that official agencies now so frequently and callously take up the cause should be a real warning to people.

All this nonsense flies right in the face of the First...

Video: Protesters Threaten Tatler Editor on Last Night of GOP Convention

August 31, 2012
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It’s next to impossible to make out, but in the first clip there was a woman and man pair who spotted me and watched me as I walked by. Whether they were mugging for the camera or not I don’t know, but they both directly threatened me. The woman pointed...

Is there a Reagan hologram coming next year? Source says, yes

August 31, 2012
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h/t Newser for this Yahoo News report.

My concern in reading the article is, it’s not clear if it’s actually in development – or, it’s stuck in the fund raising stage. I guess we’ll find out, eventually.

Despite some conflicting reports, Yahoo News has learned that a holographic projection of former President Ronald...

Iran pushes to blunt UN nuke agency powers

August 31, 2012
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Under pressure from a U.N. nuclear agency probe, Iran is urging member countries to revamp the agency in a way that would dilute the power of nations that fear it may be trying to make atomic arms, while giving its allies more authority.

The bid is outlined in a document...

Mark Levin: We own this damn country, not the ruling class!

August 31, 2012
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Mark Levin says we don’t have to put up with being told we are purists for wanting get back to Constitutional government. He says we own this damn country, not the ruling class and the media:

Video via The Right Scoop –.

Video: Sheldon Adelson’s Daughter Manhandles Male ‘Democracy Now’ Producer, He Promptly Soils His Shorts

August 31, 2012
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Okay, I don’t actually know that he soiled his shorts. But he sounds like he may have. That’s at least a half-soil, right? And be sure to check out the studio hostess at top. I thought I was watching a segment of Fernwood Tonight in black and white – but without...

Almost half of Americans have less than $10,000 left when they die

August 31, 2012
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“Its a time of life when most folks hope to enjoy some financial security.But nearly half of elderly Americans now die with little money saved, a new study has found.”

via Mail Online.

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