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January 07, 2013

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Happy Monday.

This evening I'll be on GayPatriot's conservative radio revival of Match Game, along with Breitbart editor Larry O’Connor, Conservative Daily News' Michelle Ray, Breitbart reporter Mary Chastain, Right Hook’s John Brodigan, and PJ Media's Stephen Green. Details are over here.

Some news items to get you started today:

California property crime rate is up after Gov. Brown released low-level prisoners due to overcrowding. Go figure.

Obama nominee for Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is taking fire from both the right and the left. Democrats are asking why Obama would pick this fight right now.

Also, and this is just breaking, Obama will reportedly nominate counterterrorism aide John Brennan as CIA director.

Hurricane Katrina was "nothing" compared to superstorm Sandy, says Harry Reid.

The House and Senate are quietly working on appropriations bills to avoid either another continuing resolution (we're currently on a 6 month extension) or a government shutdown when the CR runs out on March 27. I suppose that's been the stealth "cliff." We've got sequestration in two months and the debt ceiling sometime between now and then. And then the actual budget fight.

NY Post investigation finds, just as you always thought, that EBT cards are being used to get cash at strip clubs, adult video stores, liquor stores, and bars. The NY Post starts: "They’re on the dole — and watching the pole."


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