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What if Trayvon Martin Had Been White, and the Shooter Zimmerman Black?

What if Trayvon Martin Had Been White, and the Shooter Zimmerman Black?

What would happen if a black man armed with a handgun confronted “suspicious persons” in his neighborhood? What would happen if the “suspicious persons” were unarmed white teens, one of them was shot dead, and the shooter claimed self-defense? This is not an exercise in mere speculation. We know what would happen in such a case. There would be no white mobs in the street chanting “No justice, no peace!” […]

California Poll: Romney leading by 19 points

California Poll: Romney leading by 19 points

Republican voters in California have swung behind Mitt Romney, with the national presidential front-runner crushing his rivals by double digits and substantially expanding his support in the state, a new poll has found. Romney won 42% of registered Republican voters, with his closest rival, Rick Santorum, trailing by 19 points, according to the USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll. Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul were a distant third and fourth. Romney’s […]

Santorum Wins Louisiana Primary – Election Results

Santorum Wins Louisiana Primary – Election Results

MANDEVILLE, La.—Rick Santorum won the Louisiana Republican presidential primary on Saturday, as voters in this conservative, Southern state decided they weren’t ready to coalesce around front-runner Mitt Romney. Preliminary exit-poll results showed Mr. Santorum winning with his most dominant performance yet this year among conservatives and blue-collar voters and getting robust support from nearly all types of people, according to the Associated Press. Mr. Santorum was winning the votes of […]

Dick Cheney really does have a heart – Receives Transplant

Dick Cheney really does have a heart – Receives Transplant

Former Vice President Dick Cheney received a heart transplant on Saturday, his office announced. A statement from the former vice president’s office said the 71-year-old is now recovering in the intensive care unit of Inova Fairfax Hospital in Falls Church, Va., outside Washington. The statement said Cheney had been on the transplant list for 20 months and did not know the identity of the donor. “Although the former vice president […]

Next We’ll Be Bringing in the Cafeteria Police

Next We’ll Be Bringing in the Cafeteria Police

Conservative Satirist Finds Humor, Fear Factor in New School Lunch Rules Effective March 26, kids will be required to put fruits or vegetables on their trays in the lunch line. School cafeterias with salad bars must monitor the salad eaters “to ensure that students actually take the minimum required portion size” deemed nutritionally necessary for their age. No school kids will be served whole milk or even 2 percent-fat milk; […]

Friday night document dump: White House rearranged deck chairs with the media as Solyndra sank

Friday night document dump: White House rearranged deck chairs with the media as Solyndra sank

Ah, the Friday night document dump — political nature’s palate cleanser.  Is there anything it can’t expose?  Actually, yes, but we’ll get back to that in a moment.  Last night’s FNDD details the reaction inside the White House last August as it became obvious that Solyndra would go sink into irretrievable bankruptcy, taking $527 million taxpayer dollars along with it, emphasis mine: Several key White House offices were involved with […]