You have to give Joan Rivers a lot of credit for this. Not only is she bashing the media, she’s defying the Hollywood hipster “Free Palestine” stereotype. She also clearly has an understanding of the history behind the conflict which is more than anyone can say for most of the media.
Via the Washington Free Beacon.
There are so many things happening in America and the world which demand leadership from the US but Obama has chosen to focus all of his efforts on raising money for his party.
Campaigning is what Obama does best and enjoys most but even some liberals are getting tired of the routine…
Signs of donor fatigue at Obama’s Bay Area fundraisers
President Obama hit the Bay Area for a fast cash-and-grab fundraising drive Wednesday, but there were signs that even in one of the nation’s most reliable Democratic ATMs, donor fatigue is setting in.
There was no listed price for tickets for Obama’s morning appearance at a roundtable in San Francisco for the House Majority PAC – the type of intimate gathering for which admission is usually $32,400 per person, the legal maximum. Some donors said tickets had been offered for a deep discount.
And in Los Altos Hills, the heart of Silicon Valley big money, the president’s appearance at the home of real estate mogul George Marcus drew an older crowd that was noteworthy for the absence of young angel investors, startup stars and tech leaders who have flocked to fundraisers Obama has held while paying 17 previous visits as president to the Bay Area.
Democratic donors who were invited to the San Francisco event, at the Four Seasons Hotel on Market Street, said they had initially been asked to donate as much as $25,000 to sit down with Obama. One who balked at the price said organizers had offered a cut-rate deal of as little as $5,000.
It’s come to this…
Sit down with President Obama! We’re slashing prices! Everything must go!
This is awesome.
Howard shuts off a crazy caller who starts making unfounded claims about Israel and then keeps going from there.
Language warning: There are lots of expletives.
Allahpundit makes an excellent point about this…
Stern is Stern so the F-bombs fall like gentle rain, but ignore that. His reach and pop-culture cachet make one little tossed-off rant like this worth about a hundred Senate floor speeches.
A New York cupcake company stupidly waded into the situation in Israel today with an incredibly offensive Anti-Semitic tweet.
They’ve since removed the tweet but Instapundit took a screen cap:
That wasn’t the only tweet which invoked Nazis, here’s another one.
As I scanned the account, I couldn’t help but notice a trend.
“Assrape.” I kid you not…
Here’s some free advice for the Cupcake Crew and any other aspiring entrepreneurs who may be thinking of starting a small business…
Keep the crazy, Anti-Semitic, assrape obsessed employees away from your social media accounts.
UPDATE: Twitchy has updated its post on this subject and is raising the possibility that the Cupcake Crew’s Twitter account was hacked.
Jeff Dunetz of Truth Revolt has suggested the same thing:
I have two thoughts on this:
1. I’ll believe it when all the offensive tweets are deleted from the account. Frankly, there are a lot of questionable tweets from this account that seem to be written by the same person.
2. Given the outpouring of Anti-Semitism and disinformation about Israel in America and abroad this week, it’s very easy to believe that these tweets are legitimate and if that sounds sad to you, I agree.
Of course, the folks at TIME Magazine couldn’t bring themselves to come right out and say that Romney was right about Russia but the cover speaks volumes.
Do you recall Obama arrogantly dismissing Romney’s concerns about Russia in a presidential debate?
Hey Obama, 2012 called. It wants its presidential election back.
For those of you who don’t remember the finer and dumber details of the 2008 election, this was actually a thing.
John McCain was painted as a rich elitist because he owned more than one house…
McCain unsure how many houses he owns
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said in an interview Wednesday that he was uncertain how many houses he and his wife, Cindy, own.
“I think — I’ll have my staff get to you,” McCain told Politico in Las Cruces, N.M. “It’s condominiums where — I’ll have them get to you.”
The correct answer is at least four, located in Arizona, California and Virginia, according to his staff. Newsweek estimated this summer that the couple owns at least seven properties.
And a Politico analysis later in the day found McCain’s family owns at least eight properties, according to property and tax records, as well as interviews.
Perhaps you’ve heard of the fat, hypocritical, leftist, gasbag filmmaker Michael Moore.
Michael Moore Owns 9 Homes
The Smoking Gun was the first outlet to report this, and did so weeks ago.
According to the Detroit News, anti-capitalism “everyman” filmmaker Michael Moore owns 9 homes. On top of a $2 million, 10,000 square foot lakefront mansion in Torch Lake, Michigan, there is a Manhattan condo that was once 3 condos, and 7 other properties. Moore’s secret role as a land baron was revealed in divorce papers:
The filmmaker, 60, who split his time between a home here and one in New York, is leaving his wife of 22 years, Kathy Glynn.
His hit movies and best-selling books have begat a lifestyle far from most ballcap-wearing, duck-waddling denizens of Flint.
Moore and Glynn own nine properties in Michigan and New York, including a Manhattan condo that once was three apartments. CelebrityNetWorth.com pegs their wealth at $50 million.
Just wondering out loud here…
How many houses do Bill and Hillary Clinton own?
This is just heart wrenching…
Pete Kasperowicz of The Blaze is reporting that morale is low at the IRS. Have some sympathy. All the agency did was target and harass innocent tax paying Americans for their political beliefs in the lead up to a presidential election.
The Next Big Problem at the IRS: Low Worker Morale
IRS Commissioner John Koskinen testified Wednesday that the ongoing investigations by Congress into the IRS targeting scandal are having the effect of lowering morale at the tax-collection agency.
Koskinen testified at a House subcommittee on Wednesday, and was asked by a Democrat how IRS workers were holding up under all the pressure from House Republicans seeking emails and other documents. Rep. Robin Kelly (D-Ill.) said a top IRS lawyer told the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee last week that pressure to respond to Congress’s inquiries is putting a strain on workers, and Koskinen agreed.
Read a well deserved roundup of mockery at Twitchy…
Have you noticed that today’s Democrats desperately try to dismiss all of Obama’s scandals as Republican conspiracy theories?
Rep. Jim Himes of Connecticut is just the latest to do so…
Dem Rep. Mocks C-SPAN Caller’s Conspiracies: Watch ‘Less Fox News’
Rep. Jim Himes (D-CT) on Wednesday put a C-SPAN caller in his place after he asked the congressman to defend President Obama from a laundry list of scandals coveted by conservatives.
The caller rattled off a list including Benghazi, the IRS scandal, NSA surveillance, Fast and Furious and the Veterans Affairs scandal. He also asked Himes to address the theory that Obama was responsible for the 2013 federal government shutdown, not Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX).
“Any other president would have been laughed out of office by now if he’d have been a Republican,” the caller said. “This guy gets away with murder!”
“That was quite a list,” Himes said after the caller completed his recitation of 20 or so scandals and conspiracies.
The congressman began to defend Obama, but instead suggested a different news diet to the caller.
“I will try to attend to defend — actually, I’m not going to,” Himes said. “Look, with all due respect, Bob, maybe a little more C-SPAN and a little bit less Fox News. That was the grab bag of everything that Fox News and my friends on the Republican Caucus of the House in particular have tried to hang around the president.”
Himes then addressed the Benghazi scandal, telling the caller that conspiracies surrounding the attack pinning it to the President have been proven inaccurate.
But which party makes up the lion’s share of 9/11 truthers?
Here’s a report from BuzzFeed Ben before he left Politico…
More than half of Democrats believed Bush knew
I’ve been looking for a good analogue to the willingness of Republicans to believe, or say they believe, that Obama was born abroad, and one relevant number is the share of Democrats willing to believe, as they say, that “Bush knew.”
There aren’t a lot of great public numbers on the partisan breakdown of adherents to that conspiracy theory, but the University of Ohio yesterday shared with us the crosstabs of a 2006 poll they did with Scripps Howard that’s useful in that regard.
“How likely is it that people in the federal government either assisted in the 9/11 attacks or took no action to stop the attacks because they wanted the United States to go to war in the Middle East?” the poll asked.
A full 22.6% of Democrats said it was “very likely.” Another 28.2% called it “somewhat likely.”
That is: More than half of Democrats, according to a neutral survey, said they believed Bush was complicit in the 9/11 terror attacks.
No glaringly stupid double standard here.
The Government Accountability Office ran some fake applications through the ObamaCare system as part of an investigation. Would you believe most of them were approved?
Who could have predicted such a thing?
GAO Launched an Obamacare Sting Operation—and Almost All Fake Insurance Applications Were Approved
An undercover operation found that the majority of fake Obamacare applications submitted were approved by the health law’s enrollment system.
Fake applicants were able to get subsidized insurance coverage in 11 of 18 attempts, according to a report from the nonpartisan Government Accountability Office. The agency conducted the sting operation to test the strength of the Affordable Care Act’s eligibility-verification system.
The findings will be discussed at a House Ways and Means hearing Wednesday. They were revealed in an advance copy of the testimony from Seto Bagdoyan, head of GAO’s Forensic Audits and Investigative Service, provided to the Associated Press.
The undercover investigators created fake identities by inventing Social Security numbers, income, and citizenship, and by counterfeiting documents.
ObamaCare will be much more careful with your identity.