Monthly Archives: May 2012

The New Paltz school district loses a budget vote, at last

The people who run the New Paltz school district are a self-interested lot, who never stop pleading “but it’s for the children” in their relentless efforts to maintain and increase their funding with other people’s money. I try to avoid … Continue reading

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Johnny Carson

Watched the PBS American Masters bio of Johnny Carson last night. Great bit where he says to Muhammed Ali that he had boxed about eight fights himself in the Navy and Ali said to him that he must have been … Continue reading

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George Will on the mechanics of Barack’s drive to ruin and dependency

Here we are in the middle of it. More: Michelle Malkin on the jobs lost to the drilling moratorium.

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The marriage dodge

A note on this “separation of marriage and state” dodge that is becoming popular with libertarians and others who want to avoid confronting the “gay marriage” issue. All modern Western states have inherited the fundamental social institution of marriage, which … Continue reading

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The emerging political religion and “the children”

It was clear to me as it happened that the ’08 election was a trip back to the 1930s, and not just to the American 1930s, but to the European 1930s. The Democratic Party underwent the transformation from a corrupt American … Continue reading

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The Soviet ghost speaks

The only thing new here is that they’re actually using the word Communism, probably because the work done in the public schools and universities throughout the West has been so successful at getting the stink of death, torture, deceit, and … Continue reading

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‘Composite Americans’

Mark Steyn gives a classic Steynian treatment to the 1/32nd Cherokee of Harvard, Elizabeth Warren. This, my friends, is a riot.

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Andrew McCarthy on the airbrushing of Islam

Andrew McCarthy is saying that the Obamafeds are busy airbrushing jihadist doctrine out of all their photos of Islam. Never forget that the Left loooovvvvveees violence. Loves it. Just so long as it’s good old revolutionary violence. Remember my theory … Continue reading

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The creepy cheesy vulgarity of Elizabeth Warren

She ran the diversity scam on Harvard Law School, claiming to be a Cherokee on the basis of one distant forbear possibly being of the tribe, and Harvard ate it right up.

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