For a man who has filed “hundreds of lawsuits” Brett Kimberlin doesn’t answer them very well.

Glenn Reynolds once observed that in a promised lawsuit by Brandon Darby against Neal Rauhauser that “the discovery process should be productive.” Well, apparently that is precisely what Kimberlin doesn’t want in this case: productive discovery. The deadline has passed and Kimberlin has refused to comply, to any degree, with legally mandated discovery requests. He hasn’t produced one relevant document, answered a single interrogatory, and so on.

What is going to happen will resemble an eviction notice, next the party will go to court to compel, the lawyers on the other side will try to delay and/or negotiate until a judge signs an order to compel compliance, and even at that point he might be willing to risk contempt for a time if the documents in question are explosive enough.

Why do I have a feeling that all that is possible will be done to make sure the discovery process is not completed before November 7th

We have been told over and over again that the Obama campaign is doing well in the swing states, that Romney/Ryan has no traction. That the election is Obama’s to win or lose.

If this is true can you explain why at a small bakery in Virgina the Vice president was turned down.

“Crumb and Get It” is a mom and pop store. Literally. Chris and his wife Kelly run the place and need all the business they can get.

McMurray said the Vice President’s entourage got to the point and made its pitch.

“She said they have selected ‘Crumb and Get It” to be his stop on his way to Blacksburg and was wondering if that was ok.”

Here’s the part that might make other business owners crazy.

“This is an opportunity of a lifetime but essentially I said ‘No offense to you or the campaign but I just decline you guys coming in here. At that time she said ‘Are you sure? There’s going to be a lot of press, a lot of activity,’” McMurray said.

Why in the world would a new business owner say “no” to a photo op with the Vice President of the United States?

McMurray said it was President Obama’s recent remarks about small business and who built what.

“Very simply, ‘you didn’t build that’” McMurray said. “Speaking of small businesses and entrepreneurs all across this country and actually last night my wife was up all night. No sleep, she’s worked a full 24 hours.”

Listen any small business would LOVE to have that kind of publicity, but this guy decided that the trip of the sitting VP of the US was not worth it.

Folks, bottom line: this doesn’t happen if your side is winning.

And there are the crowds, have you seen the crowds? Robert Stacy McCain is in Ohio and sees them clearly

While we were at Skyline, our waitress explained that she had not been scheduled to work that day. She had come by the restaurant to check her schedule and the manager — swamped by the influx of patrons after the Ryan rally — asked her to help out.

“I’ve never seen so many Republicans in my life!” the waitress said of the afternoon crowd. I explained to her that it was probably due to Ryan’s endorsement of the “Five Way,” and told her this surge of business was “the start of the Romney-Ryan recovery.”

He has more in the Spectator and you should read it.

Folks, bottom line: This isn’t the sign of a pick that’s failing

and then there is the Hillary talk…

President Barack Obama has slightly more than 22 days to drop Vice Presidential Joe Biden from the 2012 Democratic presidential ticket, according to lawyers familiar with the party nominating process. That is, Democrats have until September 6 to formally nominate their presidential ticket which will then be qualified for the 50 state ballots.

This involves 2 different questions and they should be addressed independently:

I don’t believe that president Obama will drop Joe Biden or that he will “suddenly” develop a need to leave the ticket but the very fact that this is being discussed seriously shows the weakness of this campaign and the need for a “game changer”.

This is something the left and the democrats can not do without admitting failure and desperation but this whole public conversation is conducive to panic.

But let’s for the sake of argument say the party has decided they need a big roll of the dice and dropping He Biden is it. This begs the 2nd question Would Hillary Clinton take the job? The answer is NO.

Hillary Clinton can count, she knows where this election is going and a defeat on the ticket with Obama will not only stain her with the that failure but will link a Clinton campaign to Obama. She doesn’t want to base her campaign in 2016 to be linked to Obama. She wants to run as the return of the Clinton presidency.

Hillary Clinton knows the problem for the Democrats & the left is not the bottom of the ticket, it’s the top and that’s why Republicans should do this:

“Ride right through them, they’re demoralized as hell”!

Mrs. Clinton can see the writing on the wall and the size of the crowds. When the disaster strikes in 2012 she doesn’t want to be associated with it in any way.

Update: I didn’t know Obamacare covered spin doctoring.

Today, they added a deceptively edited video [a la Andrea Mitchell] to substantiate their lie:

However, it cuts out the rest of Romney’s comments, mid-sentence. Here’s the transcript via Action 2 News:

Actually, Paul Ryan and my plan for Medicare, I think, is the same if not identical–it’s probably close to identical. Our plan is for people 55 years of age and older. There’s no change. The only change I’d mention for 55 or older is we’d restore the $817 billion President Obama took out of the Medicare trust fund.

You don’t play this game when you are winning.

Update 2: According to Ed Klein the offer to replace Biden came up two weeks ago, here was Hillary’s answer

“She felt that if she were on the ticket with Obama and he lost, she would be tarred as a loser when she tried to run in 2016,” Klein said. “On the other hand, if she was on the ticket and he won, and he continued his far left-wing socialistic policies, she’d have to defend those policies when she ran in 2016.”

Even Bill couldn’t talk her into it, proving once and for all she is smarter that he is.

The Doctor: You need to get me out of the Pandorica.

Rory: But… you’re not in the Pandorica.

The Doctor: Yes I am. Well, I’m not now, but I was back then. Well, back now from your point of view, which is back then from my point of view. Time travel, you can’t keep it straight in your head.

Doctor Who: The Big Bang 2011

The logical circles that some on the Pro-Abortion side wrap themselves in make the Paradoxes from Doctor who look like a Kindergarten Primmer.

The latest one that is getting a whole lot of attention is one of the silliest pieces I’ve read in a long time on the subject.

An abortion would have been best for me because there is no way that my love-starved, trauma-addled mother could have ever put me up for adoption. It was either abortion or raising me herself, and she was in no position to raise a child. She had suffered a traumatic brain injury, witnessed and experienced severe domestic violence, and while she was in grade school she was raped by a stranger and her mother committed suicide. She was severely depressed and suicidal, had an extremely poor support system, was experiencing an unplanned pregnancy that resulted from coercive sex, and she was so young that her brain was still undeveloped…

The world would not be a darker or poorer place without me. Actually, in terms of contributions to the world, I am a net loss. Everything that I have done – including parenting, teaching, researching, and being a loving partner – could have been done as well, if not better by other people. Any positive contributions that I have made are completely offset by what it has cost society to help me overcome the disadvantages and injuries of my childhood to become a functional and contributing member of society.

What a collection of logical fallacies let’s list them.

The first logical fallacy of the piece is of course if this person actually believed this the piece we are reading would be part of her suicide note rather than an attack on those who support life.

The second logical fallacy is that she is denigrating all she has done, assumes that none of her students have been inspired. It is for the people whose lives she has touched to decide if her life had a positive effect on them.

But the biggest, the funniest, and the most ridiculous logical fallacy produced by this piece is not in the piece itself but is in the comments.

Read comment after comments complementing her on the article, and saying how brave she is, how good her point is, how important this opinion is to the cause. Do not these people understand a basic fact:


Every single complement, every single cheer and every single point proves her wrong and labels those who champion both abortion and this piece for the fools they are.

All of this is fun of course but there is a much darker side to this issue, because this piece also harkens to a darker time in history and a philosophy that the left does it’s best to ignore.

The author of this piece argues that the cost to society in getting her to the point where her piece is in the Guardian far outweighs any benefit she might have produced thus she should have been aborted.

A society that took her seriously would be sterilizing the poor the disadvantaged, the handicapped, in fact we would be eliminating all these people from the population. After all society can do so much better if it didn’t have to carry inferior races the burdens of the disadvantaged.

I would like to think this woman and the people praising her don’t understand what this means…

…but I’m a real sucker.