Democrat Rep Pramila Jayapl (D-Washington) decided to state explicitly something that I figured out a long time ago that if you are pro-life the Democrat Party doesn't want you. “You can't say you're a Democrat if you're against immigrants, if you're against abortion, if you're against gay marriage and LGBTQ rights. I'm not sure what … Continue reading Pramila Jayapal on being a Democrat: No Faithful Catholic Need Apply
By John Ruberry Chicago's reputation for corruption is well-deserved. Since 1973 there have been thirty-five members of the City Council who have been sentenced to federal prison. Likely there will be thirty-sixth soon as outgoing Ald. Willie Cochran pleaded guilty two months ago to a charge of wire fraud. In January, Chicago's most powerful alderman, … Continue reading Chicago’s new mayor wants to end aldermanic prerogative
For reasons I haven't quite figured out the 1984 movie Beverly Hills Cop which was a launching pad for Eddie Murphy has been on my mind lately. With the election results in Australia one scene in particular hit me. After defying an order to leave town by the police chief Detroit Cop Axel Foley (Murphy) … Continue reading That Pesky thing called Reality or A Nation of Sgt Taggarts in Australia
One of the characteristics of a sinking ship is signs rats who live in the holds suddenly rushing above deck to escape the rising waters. The current rush to start pointing figures from the Trump is Hitler team who pushed the Dosier suggest that instead of a Danny Kaye faking it this inspector general is … Continue reading Under the Fedora Facts Not Danny Kaye, every sitcom ever, Twenty Years late for me, Look at me and Bruins might make Three
Almost a half century ago a young Nun in the North facing a serious operation made a vow that if he allowed her to walk after said operation she would go south and found a monastery there. Mother Angelica kept that vow and from her Monastery eventually came EWTN the worldwide Catholic network based in … Continue reading Mother Angelica Strikes in Alabama
Yesterday the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that consumers had standing to sue Apple over it's app store practices. The Liberal bloc voted with Justice Kavanuagh to overturn established precedent which maintained that they would not have standing (the rest of the conservative block said that the developers not the consumers had such standing) going back … Continue reading Did Kavanaugh Just Punk the Left on Roe?
Normally of course a school shooting is something that the left wants to embrace in order to advance their agenda. Every single such event leads to long extended coverage for weeks and the desire for "conversation" however the shooting at the Colorado STEM school has quickly become to the MSM and the left an event … Continue reading Why the left wants you to forget the Colorado STEM Shooting
Blogger on the site of his mother's childhood home in Chicago's Auburn Gresham neighborhood By John Ruberry "You cannot be a slave of two masters; you will hate one and love the other; you will be loyal to one and despise the other. You cannot serve both God and money." Matthew 6:24. Once again, Father … Continue reading Pfleger will continue to do what he wants at St. Sabina Church
Glenn Reynolds on China putting Muslims in Concentration camps: Nobody actually cares about what happens to Muslims unless it can be used to criticize the United States or Israel. You could extend this to blacks, gays etc etc etc Robert Stacy McCain (banned by twitter in 2016) on the latest round of de-platforming conservatives Google, … Continue reading Five Basic Facts
Mary Todd Lincoln mannequin at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum By John Ruberry Illinois reached a new millstone recently--its unfunded pension debt is wallowing at a record $133.5 billion, despite a massive 2017 income tax hike and a booming stock market. In 2008 that debt was only $54.8 billion. And now 25 percent … Continue reading The Land of Mary Todd Lincoln Spending: Illinois unfunded pension debt reaches new record
The offending hospital for this article When someone thanks me for my service, I normally reply with "Just doing my job." Because, honestly, most of my non-deployed days are just like everyone else's days. I wake up, workout, and head to work, where most of my work is done on a computer. Then I head … Continue reading Living in pain with military medicine
Is it just me or does AG Barr clearly stand out like the adult in a room of petulant children? It's amazing how much of an impression that can make on people who have been fed childish prattle for years or how truth bluntly stated changes the conversation. No wonder the left/media want him gone.
King Richard (in disguise): Oh, now I remember. How does your loyalty to Richard set on a killer of knights, a poacher of the king's deer and an outlaw?Robin Hood: Those I've killed died from misusing the trust that Richard left them. And the worst rogue of these is the king's own brother.King Richard: Oh, … Continue reading Blame the Silly Seattle Voters for their Snakes
Pat Austin is unavailable today for her weekly piece so instead I say ask yourself this..... If the National Review had run the cartoon that the NYT did the day before a shooting at a synagogue would not the media be calling for it to be closed down and blaming it for the attack. If … Continue reading Ask yourself this: NYT, California Shooter, Baltimore Shooter, Halima Aden and Stephen Smith Edition
By John Ruberry Voters in the Land of Lincoln--oh, what would Old Abe think about his home state now?--have a knack for electing crooked governors. As I noted here last week four of the governors of Illinois elected since I was born, Democrats Otto Kerner, Dan Walker, and Rod Blagojevich, along with Republican George Ryan, … Continue reading Another Illinois governor is under federal investigation