[PHOTO] Happy 108th Birthday to Mr. Richard Overton, the Oldest Living Veteran: He Celebrates Today with Whiskey and a Cigar

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A Message From William Jefferson Clinton

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[VIDEO] Entire Plane Sings ‘Happy Birthday’ to 4-Year-Old Girl


Happy Birthday Ronald Reagan

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Over at Human EventsTeresa Mull suggests Five Ways to Celebrate Ronald Reagan’s Birthday.

UPDATE: It’s also Bob Marley’s birthday. Just ask Rob Ford.


[VIDEO] Andrew Breitbart Flashback: ‘Take on the Bullies on the Playground’

On a personal note, Andrew Breitbart is one of the reasons punditfromanotherplanet exists. I read his book, two or three years ago, and it ignited a series of events and discoveries that inspired and activated me–like a lot of people exposed to Andrew’s magnetic, generous personality–it’s not passive reading, it’s a call to join the revolution, and raise some hell. If you’ve not read it yet, it’s available as an ebook now, too.

From the book’s manic introduction, to its updated conclusion (to include the Weiner episode and crazy press conference) it’s a wild ride. He’d just taken down Anthony Weiner, and had to defend his own reputation against a breathtakingly vicious smear effort. Andrew emerged–with style–stronger and more victorious, principled, and fair, than any of his critics would have imagined.

A rich narrative of this adventure is archived here. Then, this morning, I stumbled on this link at Instapundit, to this video:

Sunday, October 27, 2013,  writes:

…may be the best interview of Andrew I’ve ever seen.

And it’s as relevant, if not more so, now as it was back then.

There’s so much in it, listen to it all.

At 8:45 Andrew describes highly-credentialed mainstream journalists as “the most arrogant bastards you could possibly meet in your entire life.” Sounds about right. Maybe understatement.

Two years later Andrew died.

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[VIDEO] MASHUP: Dennis Rodman and Marylin Monroe Sing Happy Birthday to North Korean Ruler Kim Jong-Un

Mashup: Pundit Planet Media – YouTube

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Celebrating one year

YEAR ONE: punditfromanotherplanet celebrates its birthday today

We’ve been scouring news, blogs, and street corners for insights; gossip, debunked rumors, discredited intelligence reports, retracted tweets, broken-sealed court records, thinly-sourced biographical sketches, and discarded matchbook covers for exactly one year. Picking the best, reassembling it, decorating it, and pushing it right back out there. And we’re still here. The first year went by fast!

When we launched on September 16th 2012, we were mostly a political site. We’ve grown to include many other interests, too. Particularly, more news from China, Japan, the Middle East, and global news in general.

For those of you who’ve joined recently, come on in, have a look around. Thanks for the eyeballs! We’ve had a surge in activity in recent months, encouraging us to enlarge the menu and develop more content.

We hope you’re finding all the news you can get everywhere else but not with the hand-selected freshness you get here. Don’t be alarmed if you see the format change hourly, we’re undergoing some redesign, in hopes of making it easier to tolerate navigate.

Welcome new readers! Our first year has been a blast, we look forward to more.

–the Butcher