Monday Morning Roundup: Labor Day 2011

Things you should read before closing down the pool.

Happy Labor Day: Top 10 union thug moments of the year
Michelle Malkin
As the MSM whitewashes Big Labor’s ugly threats, Tea Party smears, and history of coerced dues-subsidized racketeering this Labor Day, what better way to mark the holiday than with an illustrated list of top 10 union thug moments of the year.
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The slandering of the American conservative movement has begun
The Telegraph
The slandering of the conservative movement has begun. For the past month, American newspapers have been awash with stories about the religion of various Republican presidential candidates.
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White House Hints at More Economic Speeches, Proposals Ahead
Aides say Thursday’s speech will be part of a bigger plan the White House will roll out throughout the fall with the president hitting the road for speeches and town hall appearances. Aides have already confirmed that Obama will be traveling to California, Colorado, and Washington state for one three-day swing later this month that will include economic events as well as some fundraising.
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The Re-Evaluation of Clarence Thomas
Front Page Magazine
Despite Thomas’ brilliance and his capacity for leading an entire judicial movement, the left has spent the majority of the last two decades painting him as a sexual aggressor and a silent moron. If such slanderous accusations had been made against a black liberal justice, there is no doubt that the media would have claimed racism. In Thomas’ case, however, the media have been enthusiastically complicit in the attacks.
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Born on this Day
1929 – Bob Newhart, American actor and comedian
1940 – Raquel Welch, American actress
1946 – Freddie Mercury, Zanzibar-born English singer and songwriter (Queen) (d. 1991)
1951 – Michael Keaton, American actor

Nothing behind me, everything ahead of me, as is ever so on the road.
– Jack Kerouac

On the Road was published on this day in 1957.

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