Saturday, June 2, 2012
After Qaddafi is shot dead, Mubarak is sentenced to life in prison:
For nearly 30 years he was the pharaoh-like ruler whose word was law; the plunderer of billions of pounds of government money and controller of Egypt’s brutal police state. On Saturday night Hosni Mubarak began a new life as a convicted murderer. A broken and humiliated man of 84, he was flown by helicopter to Torah prison - where many of his enemies had once been jailed - just two hours after hearing a Cairo judge pronounce a life sentence on him for complicity in the murder of 850 protesters.Well, if Western leaders are looking to make sure that Assad and the remaining Arab dictators fight to the very last drop of their people's blood, they're certainly going about it the right way. If you want to get rid of a rat, always leave him a safe out.
Ann Althouse (via Instapundit) has a post about a mailer she received from a pro-Recall group in Wisconsin telling her which of her neighbors voted and which did not in the past several years. Althouse’s reaction:
This is an effort to shame and pressure people about voting, and it is truly despicable. Your vote is private, you have a right not to vote, and anyone who tries to shame and an harass you about it is violating your privacy, and the assumption that I will become active in shaming and pressuring my neighbors is repugnant.
Not voting is a valid choice. If you don’t have a preference in the election, don’t vote. If you think no one deserves your vote, don’t vote.
This may be the most disgusting thing I have ever received in the mail.
A few days ago a reader sent me a mailer he received telling him the political contributions of his neighbors. He wrote:
More @ Legal Insurrection
I’m sure you all know that the hour is late and a great challenge lies before us.
Now is the time to network and build alliances.
I have secured a location for a meet and greet at Pine Log State Forest:
Asked why she was so confident about her prediction: "Do you have a crystal ball or what is your confidence, you wrote the bill but why do you have this confidence?"
Pelosi said: “Because I know the Constitution. This bill is ironclad. It is ironclad.”