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Hilarious Jay Carney Photoshop Fail

Unbelievable. A puff piece on White House Press Secretary Jay Carney and his wife, ABC News reporter Claire Shipman in the decadent DC social rag Washingtonian contains a Photoshop disaster so bad it could have been done by the Iranian military. Ironically, one of the questions published in the article asks Shipman to name the […]


D.C. Man Who Fought Back Against Robber Now Charged With Murder

A man who escaped the attack of a robber is now being charged with murder for killing the robber during the struggle. The media harasses Mr. Stoddard. A tow truck driver in Washington D.C. was in his truck lot when the robber approached and when he tried to run away, he tripped and fell. It […]


CNN & NBC’s Close Ties to Obama, Anita Dunn, Bob Bauer and IRS Intimidation

The ongoing revelations of the intimidation of conservatives executed by Obama’s IRS and FEC agencies are still coming to light but an interesting wrinkle to the story is the close relationship between CNN and NBC/MSNBC and those inside the administration perpetrating that intimidation. NBC/MSNBC had recently hired former White House Communications Director Anita Dunn as […]


Another reason to love the store progressives love to hate

The ever-so-wise Washington DC city council apparently decided to pass what essentially amounted to an economic bill of attainder against Wal-Mart mandating that retailers of a certain size pay $12.50 per hour minimum wage vs. the city’s existing $8.25 per hour minimum wage. Wal-Mart is currently building three and planning three more stores in economically […]


Sen. Orrin Hatch: Obama Fiscal Proposal ‘Classic Bait and Switch’

Senator Orrin Hatch (R, Utah) delivered the GOP weekly address and it was a damn good one. He pulled no punches and laid it out straight that Obama lied when he ran for re-election and perpetrated a “classic bait and switch” maneuver. What ever you think of Mr. Hatch or the GOP, he spoke truth […]


A reminder as we ponder the Giants win over the Pats in the Super Bowl

The Redskins beat the Giants twice during the regular season. Carry on.


Rep. Walsh Schools National Park Service Director About Occupy DC

Why does the National Park Service think they should treat Occupy DC with kid gloves? Because they have “occupy” in their name… er… something. At least that is according to the head of the National Park Service, Jonathan B. Jarvis. 8th District Congressman Joe Walsh (R, ILL) wonders why Park Service personnel are not just […]


Metro DC now America’s richest neighborhood

Yep – richer than NYC’s elite suburbs or Silicon Valley.  Is anyone really surprised? Federal employees whose compensation averages more than $126,000 and the nation’s greatest concentration of lawyers helped Washington edge out San Jose as the wealthiest U.S. metropolitan area, government data show. The U.S. capital has swapped top spots with Silicon Valley, according […]


“We have a divided government because we have a divided country”

Charlie’s doing us all a favor and explaining simply what’s happening in DC: As clearly as any issue you could name, the debate over the US debt ceiling exposes the radically different governing philosophies held by Democrats and Republicans. On the left it is taken as an article of faith that government must constantly grow […]


“There must be more money!”

I’m dusting off this old chestnut again because it’s the kind of obscure cultural reference that gets me off and just so illustrative of our current financial state.  I hate to just throw up a big block quote instead of my usual insightful, all-original content but the allegory is strong in this one. Barack Obama […]


The Forty Percent Solution

What would Obama do?  He’d latch on to some focus-group-tested, easily demonized entity d’two minute hate du jour then repeat it time and again until you’re pretty freaking sure he’s either retarded or gone daffy.  It’s really all he’s got.  Repeating the same tired platitude over and over.  During the campaign it was some variation […]


Denial In Boomtown Washington

When you live in a boom town it's hard to recognize, much less empathize, with problems in other parts of the country. Economic hardship is one of those elements in…



According to the History Channel show I’m watching, the third of four explosions from Krakatoa in 1883 is the loudest sound in recorded history. Equivalent to 13,000 Hiroshima bombs, something…

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Whew! No new House seats

The House will stay at 435 as legislation to add seats falls short in the Senate, the Associated Press reports: A bill that would have given District of Columbia residents…

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Republican’s Shine In Capitol Hill “Hot 50″ List

Republican’s Shine In Capitol Hill “Hot 50″ List

Last year we had some fun with Michelle Persaud, the “winner” of The Hill’s 50 Most Beautiful People on Capitol Hill 2006 edition. It turns out that in addition to…

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Some Things Never Interchange

Some Things Never Interchange

Springfield © Phil Foss The Washington Post today has a story on the completion of one of the largest interchange projects ever, the infamous “Mixing Bowl” in Springfield, Virginia. Anyone…

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Democrats and Justice

Well, now it's official. A Republican accused of a crime can expect Justice from a D.C. jury in 2007, to about the same degree a black man accused of a…

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Capitol Hill's Number One Hottie Loves Her Some MySpace

Capitol Hill's Number One Hottie Loves Her Some MySpace

Earlier this week we directed your attention to Michelle Persaud, Democratic staff council for the House Judiciary Committee, who topped the list of the 50 Most Beautiful People on Capitol…

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Capitol Hill's Most Beautiful Person

Capitol Hill's Most Beautiful Person

According to The Hill, it's Michelle Persaud, Democratic staff council for the House Judiciary Committee. You can read the write-up about her at The Hill where she admits that what…

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DNC Recruiter Works The DC Strip Club Beat

DNC Recruiter Works The DC Strip Club Beat

A tipster sent us these exclusive photos of a young DNC representative recruiting outside of Washington D.C.'s notorious Camelot strip club; one of mayor-for-life, Marion Barry's favorite watering holes….

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Senate Office Building Evacuated After Nerve Gas Alert

Staffers and Senators were evacuated from the Russell Senate Office building this evening at around 6:30 PM. As of 9:00 PM all of those evacuated are holed up in the…


DC Graffiti Artist "Borf" Arrested

DC Graffiti Artist "Borf" Arrested

The Washington Post reports that Washington, DC's most famous graffiti artist has been apprehended.The mysterious, ubiquitous and eminently destructive graffiti artist known as Borf was arrested yesterday after waging…

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SCOTUS Nomination: No More Mr. Nice Guy.

In 1993 and 1994, when Justices Ruth Bader Ginsburg and Stephen Breyer went through their respective Supreme Court nominations– and confirmations, each refused to answer questions on controversial issues. Both…


A Night On The Town With A Newsmaker

If you’re in DC tonight and have $500 to drop for charity [and who doesn't?], then there’s an amazing opportunity to get a jump on the Beltway Gossip Gang. From…

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Inauguration 2004: Party Animals

Inauguration 2004: Party Animals