Bus driver in fatal crash had record of traffic violations
The bus operator, Kin Yiu Cheung, who was charged with reckless driving in the case and has a court hearing set for today, has a driving record in Virginia that includes four speeding tickets and several other violations since 2003, according to court records.
Only One Party Can Solve Debt Problem, and It Too Is Running out of Time
David Limbaugh, Townhall.com
But among serious people, this debate is over. The question isn’t whether we’re headed for financial doom; it isn’t even whether we’re headed there soon. The only question is just how soon and whether we can stop it.
Robert Stacy McCain, The American Spectator
Rep. Anthony Weiner finally called the police Thursday — but not to investigate the hackers who the New York Democrat claims hijacked his Twitter account to send a lewd photo to a coed last week. Instead, Weiner’s staff sicced Capitol Police on Marcia Kramer, a reporter for New York’s WCBS-TV who showed up in the Brooklyn congressman’s D.C. office and tried to get an interview.
Two flavors of GOP Senate candidate: Reagan and Washington
Norm Leahy, The Washington Examiner
One question my colleague Scott Lee likes to ask the political types who appear on our radio show is “who is the president you most admire?” It’s a bit of an innocuous question, but it can also be quite revealing.
Israel prepares for “Naksa Day”
Stand for Israel Blog
The Lebanese Army Thursday declared the area around the country’s border with Israel a closed military zone in an attempt to stop any escalation at the Lebanese border with Israel that could take place on “Naksa Day,” when crowds of Arab protesters are expected to storm Israel’s borders from Syria and Lebanon, just as they did on “Nakba Day“ last month.
Facebook – self appointed arbiter of “free speech” – tells Tea Party no more organizing
In what is an astonishing development, Mark Zuckerberg’s social media sensation, Facebook, has been slowly and quietly clamping down on the use of the site for political purposes. Kellen Giuda, an architect who started the NY Tea Party, has a column today in The Daily Caller to expose the Facebook hypocrisy, and to announce an alternative social medium to replace the FB void after a series of policy and site changes that are designed to limit the scope of use of Facebook related to political purposes.