12 Years Ago Today at Instapundit I Became a Villian to the Left for the Very First Time

Rhett Butler: With enough courage, you can do without a reputation. Gone with the Wind 1939 In November this blog will celebrate it's 10th anniversary but two years before that on this day in 2006 I sent Glenn Reynolds the following email concerning a post he did on Hadita. He included it in an update … Continue reading 12 Years Ago Today at Instapundit I Became a Villian to the Left for the Very First Time

If ONLY Roseanne had hit the appearance of Sarah Palin or Sarah Sanders instead of Valerie Jarret

then she might have headlined the next White House Correspondent's dinner instead of watching ABC cancelling their biggest hit ABC, in a stunning move, has decided to cancel its Roseanne revival following star Roseanne Barr's racist tweet Tuesday. "Roseanne's Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show," ABC Entertainment … Continue reading If ONLY Roseanne had hit the appearance of Sarah Palin or Sarah Sanders instead of Valerie Jarret

CNN Sure Can Pick ‘Em

by baldilocks Almost as if it isn't an accident I saw this yesterday. Dean Obeidallah is a radio host and CNN contributor. This is pretty bad. https://t.co/wtHAB48Nvb — still A CurmudgEon (@billpresson) May 27, 2018 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Are u wearing a Nazi outfit? — (((DeanObeidallah))) (@DeanObeidallah) May 27, 2018 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js 1. It’s my father and not … Continue reading CNN Sure Can Pick ‘Em

The Dogs that Didn’t Bark at the ZZ Top John Fogerty Concert

I'm not as a rule a concert goer. The first one I had ever attended my wife took me to when we were first dating (Kenny Rogers) but you can count the number of concerts I've been to on the fingers of both hands with plenty of fingers to spare. That being said my youngest … Continue reading The Dogs that Didn’t Bark at the ZZ Top John Fogerty Concert

Memorial Day 2018 vs Memorial Day 1963

This weekend I talked briefly about the crisis in England with Tommy Robinson's arrest and the unwillingness of Englishmen to stand up and fight for the basic rights of Englishmen that back when I was born would have been an automatic reaction. The question here is why and I think I have the answer. In … Continue reading Memorial Day 2018 vs Memorial Day 1963

Memorial Day 2018: Take Time to Remember

By:  Pat Austin SHREVEPORT – This Memorial Day I am offering you a roundup of related readings. Memorial Day often coincides with the end of the school year for children (and teachers) and has customarily been dubbed “the unofficial start of summer” holiday. That being said, and I’m preaching to the choir, I know, but … Continue reading Memorial Day 2018: Take Time to Remember

Three of a Kind

Politics is downstream of culture.          -Andrew Breitbart Between network television and Netflix, I have been watching three separate series that all take place in and around the White House: "Designated Survivor," "Madame Secretary," and "House of Cards." House of Cards is fun (although there are plenty of disturbing scenes made for … Continue reading Three of a Kind

Review: The Terror

By John Ruberry "It [the Thames River] had borne all the ships whose names are like jewels flashing in the night of time, from the Golden Hind returning with her round flanks full of treasure, to be visited by the Queen's Highness and thus pass out of the gigantic tale, to the Erebus and Terror, … Continue reading Review: The Terror

Hitler and Cromwell are Pointing at England and Ireland and Laughing from the Grave….

...because between the "secret" imprisonment of Tommy Robinson for daring to report trials that the British find embarrassing, the state forcibly keeping a British family from seeking treatment of their son, a British subject and the overwhelming vote that will condemn Irish children to death in numbers that over time will make the forced famine … Continue reading Hitler and Cromwell are Pointing at England and Ireland and Laughing from the Grave….

Good Candidate for Mercy

by baldilocks From Allahpundit at Hot Air: Matthew Charles was convicted of drug and weapons charges in the mid-90s. He already had a record by the point so the feds argued that he was a “career offender.” He got 35 years — but was set free after 21 thanks to the Obama administration’s new guidelines … Continue reading Good Candidate for Mercy

Our Veteran Groups Are Dying

I'm lucky. This week, I'm at a Navy veteran's group to present a well deserved award to one of my Sailors. It's held in a nice hotel, and the group of veterans are great to hang out with. You'd think everything would be great. But there are problems, specifically one problem: I'm the youngest person … Continue reading Our Veteran Groups Are Dying

100 Word Fiction Challenge: Kung Fool: The Rescue

The Hostage gazed in wonder as he moved, goosing the first terrorist with his hand as he delivered a kick to his head while dodging the wild shots of the 2nd, blinded by silly string, who would never see the blow that fell him. The leader's cry of "Allāhu akba!" turned to shock as the … Continue reading 100 Word Fiction Challenge: Kung Fool: The Rescue

Sure I’ll Give you Back that Summit Kim…for the USS Pueblo

The big news story of yesterday was President Trump surprising everyone by reacting to Kim's threats to cancel the Singapore summit between the North Koreans and the US by beating him to the punch. "Sadly, based on the tremendous anger and open hostility displayed in your most recent statement, I feel it is inappropriate, at … Continue reading Sure I’ll Give you Back that Summit Kim…for the USS Pueblo

NFL Players and Sports Media Put the Final Nail into Election 2018 Coffin for Dems

Yesterday when the NFL came up with their new anthem policy my first thought was how lucky the Democrats were that this was going to be off the table and Democrats in general nationally and Democrat candidates in red districts in particular would not have to deal with an issue that is a no win … Continue reading NFL Players and Sports Media Put the Final Nail into Election 2018 Coffin for Dems