Monthly Archives: February 2011

Day off from rebuttal

It’s Sunday. I’m just not willing to rebut, for the ten thousanth time, the proposition that “Italian fascism is really birthday cake.” And that’s all that social democracy is, Italian fascism without the leather outerwear. It “works” in Europe because … Continue reading

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The ghost lingers

Claire Berlinski on the Soviet ghost. And then there’s my very own tracing of the ghost.

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Excellent interview with Stanley Kurtz

Very compact. It’s here. (That blog loads a little slowly, so wait for it.) Kurtz runs directly through his case that Obama is a socialist beyond a reasonable doubt.

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No, they are not just incompetent

It’s deliberate. This past week the Toad Woman who runs the Department of Homeland Security told a Congressional committee that the terrorist threat was now at its highest since 9/11. Hold that thought. A few months back Nosferatu himself said … Continue reading

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The most remarkable forbearance

That of conservatives toward Ron Reagan, the Gipper’s son. He’s a smug insinuationist and an all around snot, who doesn’t understand how many lips are bitten when he romps naked with Rachel Maddow or Chris Matthews. He clearly does not … Continue reading

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Advice for aspiring journalists

Don’t bury the frickin’ lead, don’t ‘cultivate’ the facts, don’t shade the truth. And never, ever make a documentary about a serial sexual predator and title it “President of the World.”

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Status update for public education

On Facebook, Billy Beck warmed this quote from facebooker Jimmy Cammack: Public education is the biggest cash for clunkers program in the history of mankind. As I tell the local educrats, the only thing left to them now is the babysitting … Continue reading

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The universal cause of all effects

No, not God, or the Prime Mover, per Aristotle. Paul Krugman, sometimes derisively identified as “a New York Times columnist,” sees global warming at the root of the crisis in Egypt. Let’s cut right to the chase and the slap … Continue reading

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“Clueless on Cairo”

It sometimes helps to have someone with an actual memory writing about events. That way you get an account that isn’t predicated on the world having begun the day before yesterday. Always helpful when attempting to establish context. Victor Davis … Continue reading

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