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Daily Archives: January 17, 2013, 10:48 pm

Obama Takes Michelle Out for Her Birthday

President Obama tonight took Michelle out for dinner with friends in Washington for her 49th birthday, which is today.

From the White House pool report:

Motorcade left the White House at 6:48 p.m. and arrived at 6:58 at Cafe Milano in Georgetown, where POTUS and FLOTUS entered through a white tent out of sight of your pooler.

On the way out of the White House, pool also could not see the first couple but did get a glimpse of first dog Bo who was out being walked on the South lawn and sat to watch as the motorcade passed by.

Cafe Milano is an upscale, eternally trendy spot in Washington’s eternally trendy Georgetown. Main courses can get up above $40.

Is Liberalism Causing Gun Violence?

How about the self-righteous warriors leading the current anti-gun crusade ask themselves that one? It is, approximately, the question raised by a brilliant article in National Review by Lee Habeeb titled, “The War Against Black Men.” Habeeb makes the point that as horrific the shooting of the students in Newtown was, it’s nothing compared to… Continue Reading

The NRA’s Despicable Use of the Obama Girls

The National Rifle Association gave a disgusting performance the other day with its ad that used President Obama’s daughters to make its point in favor of putting armed guards in schools. In case you haven’t seen it, the NRA accuses Obama of being a hypocrite for allowing armed guards for his daughters at their school… Continue Reading

The Real Problem with Obama’s Gun Control Remarks

Instead of overreacting to President Obama’s gun control initiative – the executive actions were modest and the legislative proposals are going nowhere – conservatives should be far more concerned by what his remarks on the topic revealed: that their president has serious contempt for them and their views. The foundation of a democracy is the… Continue Reading