Meanwhile in the rest of the Political World

The Sterling case is still the big story in the media, and the administration is very happy about that, because the rest of the news doesn't look all that good, such as: here’s Carney insisting that the Ben Rhodes email that lit up conservative media yesterday, which listed as one of the White House’s goals … Continue reading Meanwhile in the rest of the Political World

Brazil: Welcome to Usama’s!

by Fausta Rodriguez Wertz The World Cup is scheduled to open in Sao Paolo on Thursday June 12th, with performers Claudia Leitte, Pitbull and Jennifer Lopez, but 223 miles away the Rio favelas are in the middle of a worsening crime wave: Rio chaos in countdown to kick-off Gunfights and killings in shanty towns have … Continue reading Brazil: Welcome to Usama’s!

What election 2014 comes down to in One Sentence

I'll have a lot to say about election 2014 over the course of the next 6 months but all you really need to know was concisely stated in one sentence at The Other McCain yesterday: The question is, can the GOP Establishment f*** up bad enough to overcome the Obama-induced unpopularity of Democrats? That what election 2014 … Continue reading What election 2014 comes down to in One Sentence

The Questions to be answered in the Donald Sterling Case by the NAACP

 For the measure with which you measure will in return be measured out to you Luke 6:38b Now that Donald 'Sterling has been suspended for life a lot of people in the left would like us to forget the role of the NAACP in preparing to give him a 2nd lifetime achievement award. I'm not … Continue reading The Questions to be answered in the Donald Sterling Case by the NAACP

Who’s Abridging What (Updated)

by baldilocks Two recent “public outrage” issues in this year’s news have demonstrated that many people—even conservatives—have the notion that no one may abridge “free speech.” The Duck Dynasty’s Phil Robertson-A&E controversy The Donald Sterling-NBA Controversy The only law related to free speech is in the U.S. Constitution, specifically, Article I of the Bill of … Continue reading Who’s Abridging What (Updated)

Elizabeth Warren, Campaign Finance Violation or Charitable Donation?

Timothy Imholt PhD I was driving to work Monday morning when I heard that Elizabeth Warren, one of the Democratic Senators from Massachusetts, has a new book coming out. As an author myself (although my books are fiction or at least non-political in nature), and as a former candidate for the U.S. Congress, I was … Continue reading Elizabeth Warren, Campaign Finance Violation or Charitable Donation?

Donald Sterling and the Hypocrisy of the NAACP 

Saruman: What is the house of Rohan but a thatched barn where brigands drink in the reek and rats roll on the floor with the dogs? The victory at Helm's Deep does not belong to you, Théoden, horsemaster! You are a lesser son of greater sires. The Lord of the Rings The Return of the … Continue reading Donald Sterling and the Hypocrisy of the NAACP 

JT Winteregg Offers the B.E.S.T Immigration Plan

Last week John Boehner complained about his colleagues not willing to be "brave" enough to be vote for "immigration reform" Actions speak louder than words, so rather than just offering a critique Mr. Winteregg decided to offer a solution. Bond at the border E-verify becomes permanent Secure the border Ten percent foreign worker tax The … Continue reading JT Winteregg Offers the B.E.S.T Immigration Plan

Logical Thinking About Common Core, Part 3

Here are Part One and Two, if you haven't read them yet.  On to Part Three of my response to the pro-Common Core memo that supposedly refutes the anti-Common Core movie, Building the Machine . . . 4.  "ASSERTION: THE COMMON CORE WILL MAKE OUR CHILDREN 'MACHINES' AND TAKE AWAY THE LOCAL CONTROL  UNDER WHICH OUR DIVERSE NATION THRIVES. FACT: … Continue reading Logical Thinking About Common Core, Part 3

Media Bias in 4 Images: Bundy vs Sterling Update: Make that 6

For those of you who still insist that media Bias isn't real I present 4 images: Image 1: Memeorandum after remarks on race by Cliven Bundy a Nevada rancher whose cause was associated with the right , were broken by the NYT     Memeorandum later that same day   Memeorandum at 11:15 Sunday April 27th … Continue reading Media Bias in 4 Images: Bundy vs Sterling Update: Make that 6

The Left’s Straw Grandma Argument

Every since the news that Chelsea Clinton is carrying a mass of tissue that bears no resemblance to a baby we've heard people talking about  the "Hillary's too old" meme being played. While  it might invoke anger from the left and some resulting laughs from the right... Facts are mean! MT @lizzwinstead Grampa Reagan. Fuck you … Continue reading The Left’s Straw Grandma Argument

Governor Bobby Jindal Pivots on Common Core

By:  Pat Austin SHREVEPORT – Remember when Nancy Pelosi said “we have to pass the bill so you can find out what is in it…”?  She was talking about Obamacare, of course, but it seems now that this profound political approach could also have applied to Common Core. In the beginning, it was touted as … Continue reading Governor Bobby Jindal Pivots on Common Core

Unlike Obama, two world leaders take responsibility for failure

By John Ruberry For pretty much the entirety of his first term in office, President Obama blamed the stagnant economy on his predecessor, George W. Bush. Of course the Obama economy is still in the doldrums and I wouldn't be surprised if it remained dormant until after he leaves office. Obama's biggest, ahem, achievement as … Continue reading Unlike Obama, two world leaders take responsibility for failure

Pope Francis takes the Secular media to Mass

At the end of the first run EWTN coverage of the Papal canonization mass Raymond Arroyo made a point to thank Mother Angelica the 91-year-old for founding the network and allowing the coverage of the historic ceremony and Mass. Most of the time that is exactly right. As a general rule if you wanted to … Continue reading Pope Francis takes the Secular media to Mass

Salad Snob

by baldilocks Yes, I can occasionally be caught live in the kitchen. Look quick. When growing up, my dinner task was making the salad. My mom bought the goods and I prepared them to her exacting specifications. As a result, I am very, shall we say, anal about salads. A clean vegetable is a happy … Continue reading Salad Snob