Monthly Archives: May 2009

Arnold

George Neumayr: Cowed by their pro-abort trophy wives and snot-nosed, Daily Show-watching children, Republican businessmen made endless excuses for Schwarzenegger. Well, at least he is a “fiscal conservative,” they would say, mumbling something about him having quoted Adam Smith and … Continue reading

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Debunking the Harvey Milk myth

Dan Flynn goes to work on it: “Rev. Jones is widely known in the minority communities here and elsewhere as a man of the highest character, who has undertaken constructive remedies for social problems which have been amazing in their … Continue reading

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Heather Mac Donald beats the NYCLU like a drum

She really doesn’t sit still for any of their crap. In this piece she takes apart their attempt to pin a “racial profiling” gag on NYPD. It reads like a chapter out of Thomas Sowell’s book Black Rednecks and White … Continue reading

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The Freudian mask

Of all the catastrophic attacks on Western and American culture, the hook-up between things Marx and things Freud has proved to be the worst. Focusing on the Marxist intersection with postmodernism is to get the dominant part of the story … Continue reading

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“Why Government Can’t Run a Business”

John Steele Gordon offers a refresher course: 5) Government enterprises are almost always monopolies and thus do not face competition at all. But competition is exactly what makes capitalism so successful an economic system. The lack of it has always … Continue reading

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New Paltz school budget passes: voting down by 30%

By the logic of one of the “arguments” for getting rid of the village of New Paltz government by merging it with the town (the “argument” being essentially that insufficient villagers vote in smallish non-mayoral elections), then it is clearly … Continue reading

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Come on, everybody, let’s hear both sides of the slavery issue

Or, how about the Holocaust: Don’t we want to get Eichmann’s view, to have a complete dialog? And Rwanda, is consensus possible without listening to the point of view of those who wielded the machetes? That’s what Notre Dame (“Our … Continue reading

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The New Paltz school budget vote and school board election

It’s Tuesday (which starts in about 15 minutes) at the high school, from noon until 9:00 p.m. The thieves have set the budget up as a lose-lose proposition, so that voting it down could be even more painful than voting … Continue reading

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I guess I have in mind…

…a more robust Catholicism, where if the profligate shitheel politician so much as sets foot on the premises, he is taken after with a long cane and flogged relentlessly, until he removes himself back across the property line. Yet, Father … Continue reading

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Words fail me

Does history record other instances of Judith Warner’s sort of excitement? I mean, since Lillian Hellman broke water all over Stalin’s mustache? Beck nabbed that one.

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“Twin Peaks”

The Chiller Channel was showing episodes of “Twin Peaks” yesterday. For those who remember the series created by director David Lynch, no explanation is necessary. For those who never saw it, it’s like a Richard Rizzi poem read backwards in … Continue reading

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UPDATE: I’ll probably see it anyway (Saw it)

See below. Thomas Hibbs does the dirty work on Ron Howard’s new film, Angels and Demons, based on another of Dan Brown’s (author of The Da Vinci Code) novels: As skeptical as Brown may be about the supernatural claims of … Continue reading

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Original sin

Ayn Rand didn’t believe in it (or anything like it). She didn’t see the fallen nature of man: It is the concept of original sin that my heroine, or I, or any Objectivist, is incapable of accepting or of ever … Continue reading

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Here’s the “Are you really an American” test

If you can read this article from the U.K. Telegraph without gasping with revulsion, then you have left America and will probably never return. America is first a state of mind. If you like what you read there, then you … Continue reading

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Throwing strikes in a blizzard of manhole covers

You think that’s easy? George Neumayr’s fastball rises fat into your eyes on the Carrie Prejean stir: Indeed, the “dumb blonde with fake boobs,” as homosexual activists have called her, has provided a more spirited and courageous defense of marriage … Continue reading

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Pelosi and civility

I am beyond civility when it comes to Nancy Pelosi, so it’s just a matter of self-censorship for my own good. If I let my imagination run away with me, I’d say she was designed and chosen precisely because she … Continue reading

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