Tuesday, May 31, 2011

The Obamaconomy in Two Mind-Blowing Pictures

"Winning the Future™, Obama-style."

In April, I reported on the Obama FoodStampCorps’s mission to enroll countless more food-stamp beneficiaries... Looks like they’re accomplishing their mission of dependency in spectacular fashion...

Food stamp usage by the American people reached a new high last month as more than 44 million people relied upon the government benefit to purchase necessary groceries for their families.

A new chart issued by the Supplimental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) on May 31st showed that just under 14.5% of the American public received food stamp benefits that averaged $133.24 per person.

As you've probably noticed, the federal government isn't feeling your pain.

Number of government-owned limos has soared under Obama

Limousines, the very symbol of wealth and excess, are usually the domain of corporate executives and the rich. But the number of limos owned by Uncle Sam increased by 73 percent during the first two years of the Obama administration, according to an analysis of records by iWatch News.

Oh, and then there's this: CNBC is reporting that the 'double dip' in housing prices is far worse than expected.

I wonder when legacy media will publish the entire list of failed Obama programs: from "Cash for Clunkers" to HAMP, TARP, Stimulus, QE2, ... etc.?

That's a rhetorical question, Sparky.

Kudos to CNN's Dana Bash: Absolutely Shreds Anthony's Weiner Over His Refusal to State Whether He Tweeted the Weiner (Transcript)

CNN's Dana Bash has a brand new fan and that fan's name is me.

Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) tells CNN he will no longer discuss a controversy surrounding a lewd photo sent from his Twitter account...

DANA BASH, CNN SENIOR CONGRESSIONAL CORRESPONDENT: Congressman, could you just ask - answer point blank, you say that you were hacked, which is potentially a crime. So why haven't you asked the Capitol Police for any law enforcement to investigate?

REP. ANTHONY WEINER (D), NEW YORK: Look, this was a prank that I've now been talking about for a couple of days. I am not going to allow it to decide what I talk about for the next week or the next two weeks. And so I'm not going to be giving you anything more about that today. I think I've been pretty responsive to you in the past.

BASH: But - but with respect, you're here, which we - which we appreciate, but you're not answering the questions. Can you just say why you haven't asked law enforcement to investigate what you are alleging is a crime?

WEINER: You - you know, Dana, if I was giving a speech to 45,000 people and someone in the back of the room threw a pie or yelled out an insult, would I spent the next two hours responding to that? No.

To her credit, Bash was having none of it. Her tweet didn't include a tawdry photo. It simply read:

Here's a news flash for Weiner: this story ain't going away.

In fact, the high school girl, porn star and other young ladies that Weiner followed (only around 90 people worldwide at the time he the hacker tweeted the undie shot) might have some interesting stories about other Weiner messages they could sell to The National Enquirer.

For big bucks.

Hat tip: Ace o' Spades.

10 Absolutely Bizarre Photos From the Democrat Utopia of North Korea

Behance has an entire gallery of spooky, posed photographs from the DPRK (Democratic People's Republic of Korea) aka North Korea.

How do you photograph one of the most secretive countries in the world?
For Charlie Crane the answer was simple, photograph what they want you to see. If there is no possibility of getting underneath the surface then the answer was to photograph the surface itself. This series is taken from a larger body of work in Pyongyang, the capital city of North Korea... Although not commonly thought of as a holiday destination all these photographs have been taken at tourist sites throughout the city.

Remember: this is the inevitable endgame for the Democrat Party's incessant, eight-decade drive for ever more centralized, authoritarian government. Their various mandates -- governing energy, health care, retirement, automobile design, shower heads, you name it -- must be enforced through compulsion. That is: they must use force over the individual to compel adherence to their unconstitutional dictates.

That is what the Democrat Party's failed policies must inevitably devolve into: tyranny.

You can see the whole album here.

Proof that Weiner's account wasn't hacked; and: will the Daily Show's Jon Stewart speak truth to power? [JTT]


1) Imagine you are a hacker and want to send one blast twitpic from Weiner's account, what do you send? Hmmm...

Answer: something much more hackworthy than the Weiner in grey undies.

2) Since Jon Stewart (and Huma Weiner) both know what this weasel's skinny legs look like, you think Jon will go there tonight? You know, speak some truth to power?

"Its a semi-known and entirely weird fact that, after college, New York Congressman Anthony Weiner and Daily Show host Jon Stewart shared an apartment in Soho. Well, technically, Stewart and Weiner's girlfriend shared an apartment, and Weiner was the guy who was there all the time, walking around in his boxers and drinking the last of the milk. "I was living there more or less because I was bumming off of my girlfriend," Weiner tells City Scoops today. "Technically speaking, I was living in my mom’s house." But they still talk, and Weiner dutifully TiVos The Daily Show every day. But he's not sure if he likes it. "I think it has a bit of a corrosive effect on my business," he says."

I wonder if Weiner the hacker ever sent raunchy photos to the female high-school student and the other young cuties he followed?

And, say, I wonder if legacy media is working on that angle? That's a rhetorical question, Sparky. Of course they're not. He's a Democrat. Hell, he could smash his car into a pond, drown a woman, not report it for half-a-day and then still be a lionized hero to the Left.

Larwyn's Linx: Dangerous Precedent for Press

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Dangerous Precedent for Press: Zito
Charges to be re-filed against KSM and Company: Malkin
Land of the Lawless: Hanson

Memorial Day 2011: What American Troops Are Made Of: RWN
Will Obama Sink the Democrats?: AT (Lewis)
Top Obama health aide cashes out after health 'reform': WashExam


Weinergate: What we know (Update: Weiner hires a lawyer): Tatler
Help Me Bring the Weiner Hacker to Justice: IowaHawk
WeinerGate: We Are Simply Reporting the Facts: BG

Weiner Investigation Would Benefit All Parties Involved: Commentary
The WeinerGate Plot Thickens: Weiner Lawyers Up!: Ironic
Weiner hires attorney related to lewd Twitter photo 'prank': NYDN


NOTHING Can Stop State and Local Spending: RefBroker
CA Braces for Coming Tidal Wave of Released Felons: PJM
Locking Unions Out in Louisiana: HayRide

Like Obama, GOP plans pivot to jobs, economy: York
Michigan: turning schools into prisons: BlogProf
Crushing Harvard's Mighty Endowment Fund?: ZH

Climate & Energy

“May snow depths are deeper than anything we have seen in the last 45 years”: WUWT
WashPost: Freedom of Information Act not for climate skeptics’ use: JunkScience
Germany Announces Plans To Lead The Way Back To Third World Squalor: RWN


Howard Kurtz: Weinergate ‘Appears to Be Faked’: BigJourn
Dan Collins, on Weinergate: 'Strangely enough, most women bloggers don’t... want to touch this thing': Attila
Nastygram of the day, NYSE edition: Reuters

On Memorial Day Obama Honors Fallen Troops For an Hour... Then It's Off to Golf for Four: GWP
This will be a very significant episode of Morning Joe This morning: DTG
Are Obama's Academic Defenders Vulnerable?: AT (Cashill)


Europe Becomes Obama’s Re-Election Campaign ‘Prop’: PJM
Iran: Ahmadinejad’s Spiritual Adviser Urges Muslims to Kill Israeli Children: WZ
Post-Mubarak: Over 400 al-Qaida terrorists now in Sinai: Atlas

Where They Really Need a Freedom Flotilla — Try Syria: Rosett
The World Would Be Better Off If Greece Were Allowed To Crash And Burn: RWN
CIA Warns Of A Greek Military Coup, Rebellion, If Austerity Intensifies: ZH

The Nazis Find a Home in Post-Mubarak Egypt: AT
Can the DoD Trust Brazil with American National Security?: PJM
Anti-Christian Violence Continues in Pakistan: CNS


Cyber Combat: Act of War: WSJ
Google Earth Shot (Language Warning): RCC
2012 Mercedes SLS AMG Roadster is a topless beauty: AutoBlog


Hangover Part 2 Review -- Three Stars: Ace
Sunday Funnies: Flopping Aces
German Art Forgery Scandal Reaches Hollywood: Spiegel

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QOTD: "Um, bluff called, dude. As Derek Hunter said:

- Victims call cops.
- Perps call lawyers.
- So, thanks for the confirmation, feller.

As a funny Tweeter said (sorry, can't remember who), calling the police would only result in the classic horror movie reveal: We've traced the hack! And the hack is coming from... INSIDE THE HOUSE!!!" --Ace o' Spades

Monday, May 30, 2011

Transcript: Weiner stiffens defenses against #Weinergate "distraction", lawyers up, and insists that we all "move on"

Robert Stacy McCain has been pursuing the Weinergate story since it broke and earlier today he relayed word that Weiner has hardened his stance on the lewd photo allegations.

New York Rep. Anthony Weiner has retained an attorney to advise him “what civil or criminal actions should be taken” after a lewd picture was sent from his Twitter account... Weiner, who has represented part of New York City since 1998, says online hacking led to a close-up shot of a man’s underwear being sent from his official Twitter account Saturday night...

...Weiner’s office did not answer specific questions about the photograph, whether he has contacted authorities or the Seattle woman who received the photograph... He has said that his Facebook was hacked and if his Twitter had the same password, that too could be vulnerable...

...The key point about Weiner’s retaining counsel and making noises about “civil or criminal actions” is that it permits the congressman to employ the old “ongoing legal proceedings” excuse not to talk about the case. Anyone who remembers the Clinton administration will be familiar with this tactic: “Oh, well, we’re exploring our legal options and aren’t at liberty to discuss an ongoing investigation.”

Interviewed briefly by CNN, Weiner was curiously incurious about the pursuit of the person(s) who compromised his Twitter account.

I was hacked, it happens to people. You move on.

This is a prank, uhh, not a terribly creative one, and it's a distraction...

Look... you've got Republicans playing games with the debt limit, a Supreme Court Justice who is refusing to recuse himself despite conflicts of interest, you have a health care act that's under siege, this... this is a distraction.

Oh. Right. It's a distraction.

We should move on. C'mon, people. Nothing to see here. Move along.

Update: #Vindicated!: Anthony Weiner Announces He Will Not Be Suing Ace of Spades For Defamation

Related (in reverse chronological order):
Weinergate Timeline
Now that @GennetteNicole has broken her #Weinergate silence, I have just a couple of questions
Photos: Anthony Weiner's Self-Proclaimed Girlfriend
Anthony Weiner makes underwhelming Twitter debut

Larwyn's Linx: Memorial Day 2011: Honoring the fallen

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Memorial Day

Memorial Day 2011: Honoring the fallen: Malkin
They Who Serve: AT
The Last Full Measure of Devotion: Ace

THIS Is What American Troops Are Made Of…: Publius
Memorial Day 2011: BlackFive
Obama to Mark Memorial Day in Proper Style: Dossier


any old Twit(erer) understands what Weiner’s numbers mean: DTG
Weinergate: two more coincidences?: Tatler
The Evidence Suggests Anthony Weiner Wasn’t Hacked: RWN

#1 suspect in Weinergate hacking hasn't been contacted: Ace
It’s On!… Breitbart Confronts Anthony Weiner: GWP
Weinergate 'Suspect' Denies Posting Weiner Photo: BigGovt


Rolling Thunder Rolls Into DC: Malkin
President Ryan: Surber
Obama and Immigration: AT


Bye-Bye, Medicare! (As You Know It): Foundry
Union drivers: contracts more important than patients: RWN
EU Debt Contamination Deepens In Greece, Portugal, Ireland: ZH

How Fannie and Fed Caused the Crash: Cato
EU Holds Unannounced Emergency Talks With Greece: ZH
100,000 Protesting In Athens Right Now: ZH

Climate & Energy

Overpopulation is a Myth: Plenty of Food and Space Exist: LifeNews
EPA Gives Money to China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection: Foundry
Global Warming News from the Brits: RWN


WeinerGate: MSM Ignores Trifecta of Sex, Politics, and a Rising Political Star: BigGovt
Anthony Weiner “Hacked”-Follow up with formal complaint to FBI (Weinergate): Ameristroika
George ("Howard Baker in '80!") Will: Everyone Knows That Palin Should Not Be Trusted With Nukes: OTB

Mene, mene, tekel, upharsin: NoisyRoom
Will America Suffer the Fate of Rome?: AT
E.J.: Our Imagination Deficit: NRO


Islam's Self-Destruction?: Knish
Obama’s Peace Partners Hold Pro-Bin Laden Rally: GWP
The Key to Obama’s Foreign Policy: the World Turned Upside Down: BRubin

Why Muslims are killing Christians and torching churches in Egypt: JihadWatch (Ibrahim)
Ohio: Couple guilty in Hizbollah funding case: Creeping
Hillary Clinton Releases Video Celebrating a Millennium of Muslim Inventions…?: GWP


Smartphone Simulates Sensation Of Buttons On A Touchscreen: CrunchGear
InsecureID: No more secrets?: I, Cringely
Women who lose weight more attractive than their slim counterparts: Telegraph


Back From Europe - The Most Interesting Man In The World: Cube
Active military and veterans hold less favorable view of Obama’s performance: DC
Paying tribute to dogs of war: Post

Image: Sondrakistan
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QOTD: "...hacks [like that which Wiener is alleging] these days are crimes, and are especially serious when directed at Members of Congress. If his Twitter account has been compromised, what else would the attackers have access to? Instead of reporting the attack to the FBI though, Weiner has made jokes, and in fact keeps joking about it. This is unreasonable behavior in the face of an actual attack, however if it weren’t hack, then to report one would probably be a crime in itself.

So, Congressman Weiner, it’s up to you: Admit the truth, or file a formal criminal report with the attached penalties for filing a false report. Your own party has been making a big deal about “Cybersecurity” lately as a pretext for an Internet Kill Switch and other power grabs. Set an example, or admit the old Reichstag routine. Your call." --Neil Stevens

Sunday, May 29, 2011

Now that @GennetteNicole has broken her #Weinergate silence, I have just a couple of questions for her and @RepWeiner

Now that Weinergate has begun seeping leaking into traditional media (e.g., CBS, WaPo and National Review), the intended recipient of the Weiner-shot, Twitter user @GennetteNicole, has posted her side of the story.

In short:

• Her online relationship with Weiner had been mocked by a person who had "harassed" her "after the Congressman followed me on Twitter a month or so ago"

• She lays the blame for the Weiner photo on this person, never explaining how Weiner's account was hacked or compromised

• She says that she was not Weiner's girlfriend, had never met him, nor had "any inappropriate exchanges between Anthony Weiner and myself" occurred

Her statement avoids all of the incriminating details, prompting several questions:

1. Had you and Weiner exchanged direct messages before on Twitter? If so, can you reveal the nature of those messages since there weren't "any inappropriate exchanges"?

2. Why did Weiner add the #Thats545InSeattleIThink hash-tag to the tweet just before he the hacker sent the crotch shot? And why did you re-tweet that particular message?

3. Were you aware that porn star Ginger Lee boasted that she has received direct messages from Weiner in the past?

4. Would you agree that there are, as Robert Stacy McCain lays it out describes it, only two alternatives to this story?

  1. Weiner, a member of Congress with a high security clearance, was the victim of a federal crime involving a breach of his online communications accounts; or
  2. Weiner sent a picture of his penis to a college girl.

Since you obviously believe the first alternative, would you join us in requesting that the FBI investigate this egregious hacking incident immediately?

5. Come to Now that I think of it, have you contacted Rep. Weiner to find out why he hasn't contacted federal authorities regarding this breach of his verified account?

Gennette, I thank you for your public statement. Now it's time to tell the rest of the story. We only want to get the facts straight, right? And ensure this doesn't happen to other young innocents who receive lewd photos from Weiner malicious hackers?

Update: Weinergate: Two more coincidences.

Update II: The New York Post reports:

it appeared that Cordova and Weiner — a prolific user of social-networking sites who has run for mayor and indicated he will do so again — had some interaction on Twitter before.

Cordova began following Weiner on Twitter during the time his own tweets previously placed him in Seattle, and according to her statement, he began “following” her on the site, too.


Update III: Gennette Was Not Alone… Weiner’s Twitter Friends Include Pages of (Very) Young, Cute Female Fans

President Obama came to Joplin to chew bubble-gum and do some prayin'; and he's fresh out of prayin'

Hopefully, he didn't snap his gum during the service.

Classy as always... Obama sits in front row and chews gum during the sermon at the Joplin Memorial Service. Maybe he learned this at his Trinity Church?

C'mon, Jim -- it's not fair to lay this at the feet of Wright.

Maybe he's just forgotten how to behave in church.

Hat tip: TrendingRight.

The Complete #Weinergate Timeline: Crack investigative journalists at Politico ignore overwhelming evidence it really was Weiner's wiener

When it comes to investigating Democrats -- especially nascent Democrat superstars -- the hacks at Politico must turn a blind eye to facts, logic and reason. Which also explains why they are Democrats. Consider what "media" must ignore to believe Rep. Anthony Weiner's story that the photo tweeted from his account, depicting a skinny white dude with bulging underwear, was not him. He asserts, on his Twitter account and through spokesmen, that his social accounts were all hacked and then immediately recovered somehow.

Consider this timeline:

03/13/2011 00:00 @GingerLee (porn star) boasts that she received a direct message from Weiner
04/09/2011 00:00 @GennetteNicole tweets "I wonder what my boyfriend @RepWeiner is up to right now"
04/10/2011 20:15 @Solzilla observes that "@GennetteNicole's @RepWeiner crush is cute."
04/12/2011 00:00 @maggiehenning, a school girl, tweets "talking to Rep Weiner ... right now! is my life real?"
04/13/2011 00:00 @patriotusa76 jeers "@repweiner talking to high-school girls now. Freak."
04/19/2011 00:00 @patriotusa76 notes that "@RepWeiner ... unfollowed 1 school girl. Now has 1 left ... initials: GN..."
04/19/2011 00:00 @GennetteNicole replies: "Are you insinuating that I'm a child? Don't mention in anymore tweets..."
05/13/2011 00:00 @maggiehenning, a school girl, tweets "@RepWeiner you used to follow me :( don't forget me!!!"
05/27/2011 16:00 @RepWeiner tweets that he is "Heading to 30 Rock to chat with Rachel at 9. #Thats545InSeattleIThink"
05/27/2011 19:30 @GennetteNicole re-tweets @RepWeiner's "30 Rock" message along with "#Thats545InSeattleIThink"
05/27/2011 20:00 @RepWeiner tweets "@GennetteNicole http://yfrog.com/h25m3luj"; the skinny white male erection photo
05/27/2011 20:04 @RepWeiner tweets "Killng me!! RT @kknapp1: @RepWeiner that is a tragedy! #EpicGame"
05/27/2011 20:05 @RepWeiner tweets "my tivo ate the hockey game! #WhoCanISue?"
05/27/2011 20:08 @RepWeiner tweets "@kknapp1 just kill me now."
05/27/2011 21:00 @RepWeiner tweets "Tivo eats the hockey game and Versus taunts me with endless postgame."
05/27/2011 21:10 @RepWeiner tweets "Followers of my lame hockey tweets recall i picked tb and nashville. #NotSoBrilliant"
05/27/2011 21:24 @RepWeiner tweets "Tivo shot. FB hacked. Is my blender gonna attack me next?"
05/28/2011 14:00 Gennette Nicole Cordova's social accounts are deleted (Twitter, Facebook, etc.)
05/28/2011 14:00 Congressman Weiner's yfrog photo albums are completely deleted along with suspicious tweets
05/28/2011 18:00 Gennette Nicole Cordova's web references, including her byline on school news stories, are deleted

Rather than preserve the "evidence" of the "hack", Weiner, Cordova and perhaps others involved have done precisely the opposite. They have laid waste to online evidence linking them. They have seemingly reviewed every web cache and social network attempting to delete stories, photos, names and any other possible references to their relationship.

And, somehow, the "hacker" -- in the midst of a series of tweets by Weiner -- was able to compromise both his Twitter and YFrog accounts, post a photo of someone who resembles Weiner, and then have control of the accounts wrestled back by the Congressman in a matter of a couple of minutes.

Yeah, that's believable. Politico, please change your name to Pwntico. Oh, and as for The New York Post -- how about The New York Pwnt?

A "computer hack" like this is a criminal matter. Why hasn't Weiner reported it to the authorities?

Related: You can see photos of Gennette Nicole Cordova and many of the tweets in question here.

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Larwyn's Linx: Obamacare “Power Grab” Unconstitutional

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Obamacare “Power Grab” Unconstitutional: RSN
There’s a Reason Why it’s called the Forgotten Man: Driscoll
Kagan Should Recuse Herself As To Obamacare: LegalIns

Progressive Republican Traitors Have Spoken: NoisyRoom
Illinois Democrats marginalize GOP and voters: Marathon
DNC Chair unaware illegal immigration is illegal: Blaze


Weiner’s Wiener? Who Is ‘Gennette Nicole’?: RSM
Rep. Anthony Weiner Selectively Edits Himself: Patterico
Why Would Weiner Care What Time It Was In Seattle?: BG

Anthony Weiner and his eponymous Twitter “hack”: RS
#Weinergate update: Coed being scrubbed from Google: RS
Has Weiner Reported ‘Hack’ to Authorities?: BG

Rep. Weiner's Twitter Account Hacked by Horny Look-Alike: VS
#Weinergate:The “Would Your Spouse Buy It?” Test: Stranahan
NY Post Covers For Weiner; Riehl Exposes Lies: Ace


The fake Chrysler loan payoff: Greenroom
Hey, Schmucks: Tax Hikes Are Not Government Savings: Foundry
Obama official ordered NLRB to pull rebuke of GOP budget: Hill

"Green" Movement: Anti-Capitalist, Anti-American: RWN
How to Beat the Market: Follow the Trades of 19 Senators: Mish
Here's What Will Happen When Greece Defaults: Mauldin

Climate & Energy

Climate Progress blog shuts down – disappears all previous comments: WUWT
A German With A Master Plan–What Could Go Wrong?: CBullitt
Tornado Train: C&S


Krauthammer and Thomas Agree: Clinton and Obama are Hypocrites on Medicare Reform: NB
QQQ: Hitler on national collectivism, with a question: Maggie's Farm
Anti-Palin Books Proving to Be Commercial Flops: AT

Sisterhood and the SEALs: Mac Donald
Rolling Thunder Confirms Palin Invite; Andrea Mitchell Demonstrates Journalistic Incompetence, Bias: C4P
U.S. Tax Dollars Will Sponsor Gay Film Festival in...Bulgaria: Blaze


Osama Raid Avenged CIA Deaths, a Secret until Now: NewsMax
INTERPOL issues global alert for hundreds of Afghan jailbreak fugitives, some Taliban: Jawa
Norway: Muslim rapist tells victim that in Islam, women have no rights: JihadWatch


Social media creates new teen ailment -- 'Facebook depression': KGW
Tibco, Oracle, Other IBD 50 Software Leaders Manage Data Explosion: IBD
Going Hard Worth the Weight: SMH


Special Guest Commentary: Ace
Mr. President, Was This Book Really Necessary?: White House Dossier
I haven't been picking on the Obamas enough lately, so there's this...: C&S

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QOTD: "In honor of Governor Schwartzenegger, a new commandment has been added to the Bible. Be sure to write this one in underneath the other ten: 'Thou Shalt Not Share Thy Rod With Thy Staff'" --Papa B

Saturday, May 28, 2011

Photos: Anthony Weiner's Self-Proclaimed Girlfriend is a 21-Year Old Coed, only 25 Years Younger Than the Married Congressman

Earlier today, Congressman Anthony Weiner appears to have made an underwhelming debut on Twitter. Which is to say, Weiner seems to have fat-fingered a direct message to a young lady, instead publicly replying to her. His tweet included a link to a photo of a skinny white male wearing briefs while in an aroused state.

Robert Stacy McCain offers some details on the mystery lady, who earlier had publicly tweeted that Weiner is her boyfriend:

Gennette Nicole Cordova is a student at Whatcom Community College, Bellingham, Wash., where she is a reporter for the student newspaper, Horizon... It must be emphasized that at this point we have no idea whether Ms. Cordova actually knows Rep. Weiner, whether her Twitter claim of him being her “boyfriend” was just a joke, or whether Rep. Weiner actually communicated with Ms. Cordova.

Let’s hope Rep. Weiner will clarify this confusion, before the media scrum descends on Ms. Cordova... The congressman’s office can either answer those questions — and answer them PDQ — or else wait until every political reporter on the West Coast is camped out in front of Ms. Cordova’s house.

If Ms. Cordova's assertion -- that she is dating Anthony Weiner (D-NY) -- is accurate, a couple of things are clear:

• Weiner's a freaking degenerate - forget just cheating on his wife, how about cheating on his wife with someone young enough to be his daughter?

• Weiner's a technological dunce - using Twitter to send randy photos (DM instead of @, oops!)

Ironic Surrealism has done much of the heavy lifting on the story, revealing several heretofore unknown digital assets.

If this story pans out -- and odds are increasing by the second that it is accurate -- then Weiner's career is over.

Oh, yeah, you're right. I forgot about Ted Kennedy. In that case, Weiner's career may just be getting started. In fact, someday he'll probably be a "lion of the Senate", too.

Update: Lee Stranahan:

As I write this, the tweet is still up at TweetCongress.org.

So, around the same time he was tweeting about hockey, he sends the underwear photos to that woman at @GennetteNicole. Don’t bother looking there, though. Rep. Weiner’s photos are all erased. And Gennette seems to have deleted her entire Twitter account. And, it seems, her Facebook account.

Look what RepWeiner tweeted earlier in the evening. I don’t know what it means, but look..why is he talking about Seattle?

Well, Gennette seems to live in Seattle. Could be a weird coincidence. Or about 5 of them.


Update II: Commenter yarrrr observes that @GennetteNicole retweeted Weiner's Seattle/Maddow message:

Oops, part deux.

Update III: Ace, acting as a caustic agent:

I continue assuming, as Weiner says, that his Twitter account and his separate-company yfrog picture account were simultaneously hacked, and then someone sent this stuff to a college student in Seattle, and also, for reasons I don't get, he previously posted a helpful "that's about 5:45 in Seattle" tweet when discussing an upcoming appearance on Maddow.

I also assume that, after immediately wrestling control of these accounts from the mischievous malefactors, he deleted the offensive material, rather than preserving the evidence for the police...

...So for right now, I'm just assuming that Anthony Weiner is every bit as honest in his personal life as he is in his professional life, every bit as straight and true in his personal dealings as in his political posturings.

Every. Single. Bit.

Let me give the Magic 8-Ball of Plausibility a shake:


Update IV: The Complete #Weinergate Timeline.

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Exhibit A: Food-Stamp Fraud

Via the always-entertaining Curmudgeonly & Skeptical comes more evidence that every one of the Democrats' budget-busting social-engineering programs are failures, through and through.

Consider: at least ten cents of every dollar government spends on Medicare and Medicaid is fraudulent, according to experts that put the total amount of criminal waste at over $100 billion.

Since Barack Obama took office, roughly 12 million additional people have begun using food-stamps. And since Democrats took control of Congress in January 2007, almost 20 million people have joined the rolls of food-stamp recipients.

15 out of every 100 people living in the U.S. are now receiving food-stamps.

And a huge percentage of these people are using them for fraudulent purposes. Worse yet, the unfettered giveaway of these chits leads to all sorts of unintended consequences: more single-parent families and more violent crime in inner cities, to name just two.

It's time to end the Democrats' failed "War on Poverty" once and for all.

Anthony's Weiner Makes Underwhelming Twitter Debut

The recently married Congressman from New York, Anthony Weiner, appears to have bungled the dispatch of a direct message on Twitter, instead sending a very public tweet. The reply, sent to an unnamed female, linked to a photo of a thin white male's groinal area, in brief-style underwear, while in a state of arousal.

Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY 9″) finds himself in a late night online pickle.

This evening a photo surfaced on Congressman Weiner’s yfrog account and in his verified Twitter timeline of a man in his underwear with an erection. The photo was reportedly sent to a woman on Twitter. We’ve protected her name and her account, which was at one time verified to be active but has since been deleted after the photo in question was deleted...

...Coincidentally, the rest of the photos in the congressman’s alleged yfrog account were also deleted around 11 p.m. eastern...

...Weiner, who married Hillary Clinton’s longtime assistant, Huma Abedin, last year, has been Tweeting about hockey this evening. Confusion reigns online as puzzled Weiner followers wonder what occurred to Weiner’s timeline.

The photo, stored at Weiner’s alleged yfrog account, is connected to his verified Twitter account. Were his yfrog and Twitter accounts hacked as well?

I'm guessing that's the weiner story Weiner is sticking with.

Remember that a Republican -- Rep. Christopher Lee (NY-26) -- resigned after a similar, less lewd, photo was published on an Internet dating site.

But Democrats operate under a different set of rules than the rest of us.

Rep. Gerry Studds continued serving in Congress even after being censured for having sex with a 17-year old Congressional page.

Rep. Barney Frank continues to serve in Congress even after a series of sex-related scandals including the discovery that a gay prostitution ring was operating out of his home.

And so on, ad infinitum.

Anthony's Weiner needs to resign from Congress immediately. It's the ethical thing to do. He won't, of course, because he's a shameless, power-hungry, Marxist hack like his mentor Chuck Schumer. He won't resign because it would be the ethical thing to do.

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The Ladies of the View Have Assured Me That It's Okay to Call the New DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman-Slut

In an effort to lay down covering fire for "Red" Ed Schultz -- recently suspended from MSNBC for calling Laura Ingraham a "slut" -- the erudite deep-thinkers at The View tell us that it's perfectly acceptable to call women "sluts" and "whores".

(Begin Clip) ED SCHULTZ, liberal talk show host: President Obama is going to be visiting Joplin, Missouri on Sunday. But you know what they're talking about? Like this right-wing slut, what's her name – Laura Ingraham? Yeah, she's a talk slut. (End Clip)

BARBARA WALTERS: I would like to say that Joy Behar, on this program, has called me a slut.


GOLDBERG: Joy Behar has called many people a slut on this program. Did you hear from this woman's organization? Ever?

JOY BEHAR: Why Barbara, when I call her a slut, the truth is an ultimate defense. That's all I have to say. ...

GOLDBERG: Have they [NOW] ever gotten a hold of you and said you can't – you shouldn't be calling women sluts?

BEHAR: No – ...

BEHAR: Mine is done with humor.

SHEPHERD: Don't you – don't you think it's a difference when a woman is calling another woman a slut verses a man, because he's attacking her –

GOLDBERG: No. Slut is slut. ...

BEHAR: He was angry.

With The View covering for me, I can safely say that a perfectly reasonable nickname for the Marxist crackpot running the DNC is Debbie Wasserman-Slut -- aka "The Best DNC Chair the GOP Ever Had".

Larwyn's Linx: Constitution Still Applies In Dearborn, Even If It Offends Some

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Constitution Still Applies In Dearborn, Even If It Offends Some: Ace
Sarah Palin's Magic Bus: Toldjah
Texas governor will consider running for president: WashExam

Barney Frank’s Friends with Benefits: Malkin
Wisconsin Ends Vote Fraud: Surber
Bachmann notes 'calling' to run for president: WashExam

Weinergate: Lewd Photo Hits Twitter: BG
The Best DNC Chair the GOP Ever Had: HE
DNC sets sights on Herman Cain: DC


Dems' plan: kill U.S. healthcare, remake in socialist image: RWN
Poll: Almost 2/3 of Voters Want Balanced Budget Amendment: Lid
The DOJ's Lies About Immigration Cases: WashExam

School Choice is the New Normal: Foundry
Unions Are Major Recipients of Obamacare Waivers: NLPC
Pawlenty was 'open to' mandate in '06 speech: Politico

Climate & Energy

Chris Christie: New Jersey’s Al Gore: JunkScience
Heritage busts Obama gas price myths: TRS
Yes, Chris Christie still believes in global warming climate change: AmSpec


Things That Make You Say Hmm: Potluck
On War and Revolution: Fat in Indiana
Forget the spin. Taxpayers still on the hook for auto bailouts: WashExam

The Selling of Barack Obama: How CBS's 60 Minutes Works Overtime for the Obama Left: MRC
Why Do Michelle Obama’s Staff Members Keep Quitting?: Glob
Loon Professor: Lone Pro-Life Wacko More Threatening to U.S. Than Unconstitutional GWOT: AmPower

What's Really in Those Teen Magazines? (Hint: Nothing Remotely Romantic): NewAm
Krugman Calls Congressman Ryan a Liar and a Sore Loser: NB
CNN's Cafferty blasts Obama on Euro-trip; WaPo slams President on Israel policy: BlogProf

Shock: The New York Times Lied About Israeli Reaction to Netanyahu's D.C. Adventure: Lid
Poll: Palin near top of re-shaped GOP field: WashExam
Know Why Obama Stammers? Cause He’s So Frikkin’ Brilliant!: RWN


The Obama Dilemma: Vodkapundit
Wow!… Canada Defends Israel From Obama Administration – Blocks 1967 Line From G8 Statement: GWP
Arab Springtime for Hitler: Egyptian group announces intent to form Nazi party: JihadWatch

Anti-Communist Hero Lech Walesa Snubs Obama Invite – Says He’s Too Busy: GWP
Never Saw This Coming: Goals Shift In Libya Kinetic Operation: RWN
Suspected Rwanda genocide mastermind arrested: GlobPost

Ahmadinejad says Iranian people demand "complete elimination of Israel": JihadWatch
CT: Muslim Brotherhood founded group to hold convention Memorial Day weekend: Creeping
Muslim terrorist group Hamas on Twitter, Facebook, Youtube: Creeping


As the World Turns: Sondrakistan
Homeland Security Wants Mozilla to Pull “Domain Seizure” Add-On: TorrentFreak
Pioneer demonstrates cool Floating Vision displays: CNet


"I said, 'Look but don't touch.'": AmDigest
"We’re On a Mission From God… We’re Getting the Band Back Together": MOTUS
Here’s a new cause you can, uh . . . get behind: Madrid

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Friday, May 27, 2011

15 Photos from the Joplin, Missouri Tragedy: Utter Devastation #joplinrelief #tornado

Lee writes, "The President phoned in his concern between rounds of Guiness in Ireland and botched toasts to the Queen. Photos of the home front attached."

Please click any of the photos to help out the victims of this catastrophe.