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Monday, June 28, 2010


Naked Emperor News does it again, posting a video montage of the various Supreme Court Justices challenging then Solicitor General Elena Kagan during oral arguments in the case that ultimately led to Obama chastising the Supreme Court during the State of the Union last January. Part of my was apoplectic listening to this as the debate actually devolves to the point of whether the government should have the right to ban books - yes, banning books.

Scalia, Roberts, and Alito all do a more than sufficient job of slamming Kagan for her absurd arguments, the most absurd being that even if there was a law that mandated the banning of any book, the FEC wouldn't enforce it.

As Scalia points out, that's not the least bit comforting - nor should it be.

Via Naked Emperor

h/t to Gateway Pundit


This guy, Rod Blagojevich is increasing being revealed as someone extremely fixated on race. He's entertaining - I'll give him that - but during Monday's testimony of Blago's former chief of staff, John Harris, tapes revealed that Blago considered appointing Oprah Winfrey to the senate seat vacated by Obama after the 2008 election, not because she was qualified but because of how Blagojevich could leverage such a pick to his advantage.

Harris seemed rather apoplectic at Blago's outlandishness based on the transcript. Via the Chicago Sun-Tmes:
"That's crazy," his top aide John Harris is heard responding.

"That's where you're wrong," the then-governor says. "She's a king-maker. She made Obama. ... She's up there so high that no one can assail this pick. This would be huge."
Blago's fixation on skin color didn't stop there. In fact, he placed a unique order at the feet of Harris a little later in the conversation:
Blagojevich at one point suggests Harris find various African American candidates.

"Maybe a black Albert Einstein," Blagojevich said.
All of this focus on black candidates had the jurors shaking their heads and smiling in embarrassment but Blago wasn't done.
Blagojevich at another point begins discussing Jesse Jackson Jr., referring to the U.S. Congressman as an "uber-African American."

At that, an African American juror laughs quietly and has to put a hand over her mouth to suppress laughter. A juror beside her flashes a knowing smile.
Not being familiar with the word, "uber", I had to go to the Urban dictionary for a proper definition. It is as follows:
(1) german word for "above" or "over" (correct spelling "über")
(2) Became popular in the american language through its occurence in a phrase of the old nazi-time german anthem, re-used by punk bands ("california über alles")
(3) Is now used as a substitute for "really" or "very" etc.
However, Rod wasn't done. In fact, he got even more colorful in the taped recording when Harris suggested he appoint his former secretary, who happened to be black as well:
When Harris suggests former staffer and former U.S. Sen. candidate Cheryle Jackson should be in the mix, Blagojevich goes berserk.

"She's so f------ incompetent and a f------ liar," he says. "There's no f------ way. ... She bounced a check, forget about it. Don't put her in there."
Be sure to check back here for updates. I will post a link to the actual audio recording once it is made available.

h/t to Free Republic


CNBC's Rick Santelli is best known for being the guy who started the Tea Party movement by yelling from the floor of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. He hasn't stopped railing on insane government spending and liberal monetary policies. His latest righteous meltdown occurred while having to deal with one of the proponents of the latter, Steve Liesman. The irony in this exchange is not the spelling of Liesman's last name, it's that he's literally proven wrong by facts that slap him in the face and like most liberals, has far too much pride to admit he's wrong.

During this exchange, Santelli goes over the edge when he corrects Liesman, who wants to focus on the tax side of the debate. Santelli cuts right through it all and shouts multiple times, "STOP SPENDING". Liesman has no coherent response to that concept and Santelli lands another blow that rocks Liesman, telling him to "go back to Russia". The off-camera anchor then piles on, asking Liesman about changing the name of his rule book, making reference to "the Little Red book" already being taken.

Liesman is thoroughly punk'd and simply cannot humble himself.

Click HERE for the latest Santelli Rant.

Here's a better version; it cuts right to the chase.

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