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NOLTE: 2013 Oscar Noms: Nolan, Bigelow, Affleck Snubbed

By at January 10, 2013 | 9:49 am

NOLTE: 2013 Oscar Noms: Nolan, Bigelow, Affleck Snubbed

by JOHN NOLTE 10 Jan 2013 -- Below are the nominations in the eight major categories (full listhere). Nothing terribly surprising, except for a few glaring snubs. Kathryn Bigelow's "Zero Dark 30" earned noms for picture, screenplay, and actress, but not for her work as director. This could either be a backlash from Hollywood leftists angry over the fact she chose to ... Go To Article

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R. EMMETT TYRRELL, JR: What Crime Has Harry Reid Committed? – AmericanSpectator

By at January 10, 2013 | 9:43 am

R. EMMETT TYRRELL, JR: What Crime Has Harry Reid Committed? – AmericanSpectator

By R. EMMETT TYRRELL, JR. on 1.10.13 -- Is it a felony or a misdemeanor? The betting is on the former. WASHINGTON—I have one question about the way Majority Leader Harry Reid has been conducting the Senate. Has he committed a felony or a mere misdemeanor? The wags will say that a politician from Nevada does not commit misdemeanors, but I am in earnest. The ... Go To Article

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NAPOLITANO: The right to shoot tyrants, not deer – WashTimes

By at January 10, 2013 | 9:38 am

NAPOLITANO: The right to shoot tyrants, not deer – WashTimes

By Andrew P. Napolitano Thursday, January 10, 2013 -- The Second Amendment is the guarantee of freedom The right of the people to keep and bear arms is an extension of the natural right to self-defense and a hallmark of personal sovereignty. It is specifically insulated from governmental interference by the Constitution and has historically been the linchpin of ... Go To Article

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GUN CONFISCATION By Presidential Decree?

By at January 10, 2013 | 9:32 am

GUN CONFISCATION By Presidential Decree?

January 10, 2013 By Matthew Vadum -- President Obama may soon act unilaterally to curtail Americans’ right to keep and bear arms and impose a new national firearms policy without congressional approval. Spurred on by the Newtown, Connecticut schoolhouse massacre last month that took 26 lives, Obama could restrict, perhaps even abolish, private gun ownership with ... Go To Article

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HENNINGER:: Hurricane Christie – WSJ

By at January 10, 2013 | 12:55 am

HENNINGER:: Hurricane Christie – WSJ

DANIEL HENNINGER -- New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was on front pages and TV screens last week when he ripped House Republicans for not passing a Hurricane Sandy relief bill New Year's Day, the same day they were engulfed with the fiscal-cliff tax bill. "There's only one group to blame for the continued suffering of these innocent victims," said Gov. Christie, "the ... Go To Article

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MICHELLE MALKIN:: The Blind Sheik and Our Mute President – NRO

By at January 10, 2013 | 12:48 am

MICHELLE MALKIN:: The Blind Sheik and Our Mute President – NRO

By Michelle Malkin -- Egypt’s terror-coddling president, Mohamed Morsi, has repeated his arrogant demand that America free convicted 1993 World Trade Center mastermind Omar Abdel Rahman. I’d like to report that President Obama repeated his unequivocal rejection of the Muslim Brotherhood leader’s entreaties. But as of this writing, no such public statement or ... Go To Article

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JILLIAN MELCHIOR:: The War on Working Women – NRO

By at January 10, 2013 | 12:45 am

JILLIAN MELCHIOR:: The War on Working Women – NRO

By Jillian Kay Melchior -- Here’s one for the annals of unintended consequences: The Democrats’ insistence on high taxes on “the rich” will fall especially hard on highly educated, accomplished women who are living the feminist dream. For some of these women, the new tax policy may even provide an incentive to drop out of the work force, however satisfying ... Go To Article

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RUTH MARCUS:: Here We Go Again | RCP

By at January 10, 2013 | 12:43 am

RUTH MARCUS:: Here We Go Again | RCP

By Ruth Marcus - January 9, 2013 -- Last week, I described the “fiscal cliff” deal as a pathetic punt. In light of later developments, I am worried that characterization was overly optimistic. The punt part stands: The expiration of the Bush tax cuts, and Republican desire to continue them in perpetuity, represented a point of maximum leverage to obtain a ... Go To Article

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KARL ROVE:: A GOP Strategy for the Debt-Ceiling Fight – WSJ

By at January 10, 2013 | 12:40 am

KARL ROVE:: A GOP Strategy for the Debt-Ceiling Fight – WSJ

By KARL ROVE -- President Obama says he won't negotiate with Republicans over his proposed more than $1 trillion increase in the debt ceiling as a matter of principle because Congress "should pay the bills that they have already racked up." Set aside the obvious—that he championed the spending and signed the measures that racked up the bills, which Republicans ... Go To Article

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CALIFORNIA: Through new budget, Brown maps out sweeping change in California – latimes

By at January 10, 2013 | 12:35 am

CALIFORNIA: Through new budget, Brown maps out sweeping change in California – latimes

By Anthony York and Chris Megerian, Los Angeles Times, January 9, 2013 The governor wants to overhaul how the state funds its nearly 10,000 public schools and may cut court and prison spending. SACRAMENTO — The days of catastrophic deficits behind him, Gov. Jerry Brown is set to propose a state budget Thursday that would shift the Capitol's focus from fiscal ... Go To Article

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