Michael Brown “not perfect” straw man shot down

Lawyer for Michael Brown family in Ferguson MO, says family never said he was a “perfect kid.” Oh? Who did? Lawyer sighted straw man, sank same. Dishonestly.

 On the contrary, based on the video of their robbery of the convenience store, he’s a punk, a bully, a thief, and who knows what else?

 And arrogant. He and his companion, caught in a bit of broken-windows policing, told to get out of middle of the street, mouthed off. A don’t-tread-on-me stance is bound to get you in trouble, which in this case it did.

 Not relevant to his getting shot? Why not?

The Audacity to Be Authentic: Hillary Clinton’s Risky Hedge Against Obama – NationalJournal.com

On the way to his main point, risks she is taking as candidate, a rather well said characterization of the lady:

The rap against Hillary Clinton is that she’s a cynical and conniving public figure who hardly takes a breath without calculating the political advantage of a sigh. That caricature fueled coverage of Clinton’s public break from President Obama on global affairs. “The benefits to Clinton are clear,” wrote Juliet Eilperin, channeling convention wisdom for The Washington Post.

Etc.

Our man in the White House

Presidential paralysis analysis:

The President suffers from two fundamental flaws. The first is that he is unwilling to make decisions. He much prefers to play the role of a disinterested observer who comments on a set of adverse events that he regards himself as powerless to shape, of which Assad’s carnage in Syria is the prime example. The second is that he fundamentally misunderstands the use of force in international affairs. He handicaps himself fatally by imposing unwise limitations on the use of American force, such as his repeated declarations that he will not send ground troops back into Iraq

Woe.

What’s The Matter With Libs Today?

Jim Bowman:

Good stuff here

Originally posted on Be Sure You're RIGHT, Then Go Ahead:

Lizzie Warren Took An AxeElizabeth Warren, the latest left-wing Yankee egghead turned Democratic politician,is so wowing the yeasty-headed crowds out in Prog-Land that they want her to run for President in 2016 — as if the last six years of Marxist mischief-making wasn’t enough. Alas, Lizzie’s is a constituency that won’t be happy until we’re all standing in government breadlines in the rain waiting for our meager rations of moldy socialist cheese:

In a speech today to the Nutroots Nation, held befittingly in dystopic liberal paradise of downtown Detroit, non-candidate  and American Indian princess Elizabeth Warren brought down the house. The theme of her speech were the economic issues that Democrats should run on in 2016.(Fauxcahontas and the eleven commandments of progressivism)

Lizzie, of course, is another product of Harvard, the Patrice Lumumba University of America, in particular of Harvard Law, that august department which trains our country’s supposed best and…

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‘Astounding': Flashbacks shred Obama claim troop withdrawal from Iraq wasn’t his decision

Jim Bowman:

He has a way with words, does he not?

Originally posted on Twitchy:

During his statement on the situation in Iraq before leaving for Martha’s Vineyard, President Obama was asked if he regretted pulling the remaining U.S. troops from Iraq in 2011. An agitated Obama answered that it wasn’t his decision. In other words, “Bush’s fault”:

Obama campaigned on and eventually took credit…

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Which celebrity is endorsing Charles Krauthammer for president?

Originally posted on Twitchy:

“Northern Exposure” star Janine Turner on Friday tweeted her enthusiastic endorsement for the Fox News contributor and best-selling author of “Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics.”

Could this be the beginning of a Krauthammer for president movement?

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‘Screw you': Americans hijack #AMessageFromISIStoUS

Originally posted on Twitchy:

ISIS supporters are using the Twitter hashtag #AMessageFromISIStoUS to post some very graphic images and violent threats, but many Americans are doing their best to hijack the hashtag and send their own snarky message back to ISIS.

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President Obama tells NYT the only force that can really weaken us — is us

Jim Bowman:

Typical granola-fed touchy-feely out-of-touch comment by our out-of-touch, weightless maximum leader, President Petulant.

Originally posted on Twitchy:

The president sat down for an extended interview with the New York Times’ Thomas L. Friedman that will be printed this weekend, and the two touched on a number of topics, including Obama’s foreign policy. Despite all that’s going on in the world, the president suggested that the United States’ biggest threat … is us.

At the end of the day, the president mused, the biggest threat to America — the only force that can really weaken us — is us. We have so many things going for us right now as a country — from new energy resources to innovation to a growing economy — but, he said, we will never realize our full potential unless our two…

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Blowin’ in the wind: lefties’ anti-semitism

Six signs from all over the world. For instance:

Hamas’s Al-Aqsa TV channel in late July broadcast a Friday sermon in which an imam issued a chilling threat to Jews: “We will not leave a single one of you alive. Our doctrine in fighting you is that we will totally exterminate you. We will not leave a single one of you alive.” Such savagery may be expected from Hamas, but a similarly virulent antisemitism is becoming increasingly common all over the world.

The other five, at PJ Media . . .

‘WILL be on time': Obama to make Iraq statement before heading to Martha’s Vineyard

Jim Bowman:

What’s he got now?

Originally posted on Twitchy:

Before leaving for vacation on Martha’s Vineyard today, President Obama will deliver a statement about Iraq:

Will Obama’s golf clubs be seen being loaded on Marine One during his Iraq statement?

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