Black LIves Matter exercises their Hecklers Veto on Douthat’s Amazon to St. Louis Plan

I understand the sentiment behind this post suggesting Amazon choose St. Louis for their second corporate HQ A particularly compelling pick, according to my extremely nonscientific “what’s good for America” metric, might be St. Louis — a once-great metropolis fallen on hard times, the major urban center for a large spread of Trump country, the … Continue reading Black LIves Matter exercises their Hecklers Veto on Douthat’s Amazon to St. Louis Plan

Help Wanted: Petty Criminal of Color in Baltimore looking for the Easiest Score of his Life

Andrew Knightley: You said you wanted to chew the fat. I think you just wanted to drink it. We're not your friends, we're just your fucking enablers. Gary King: Enabler? Oh that's a funny word. Gary King & The Enablers. Actually that would make a great name for the band. Steve, write that down.   … Continue reading Help Wanted: Petty Criminal of Color in Baltimore looking for the Easiest Score of his Life

Deep Corruption: Hiring scandal reveals stench of Illinois government

By John Ruberry You've heard of "Deep State," right? If you haven't, it's the powerful yet anonymous cadre of senior bureaucrats within the federal government who are toiling to undermine President Donald J. Trump. They are "the swamp" Trump wants to drain. In Illinois, where I live, we have Deep Corruption. Last week in my own … Continue reading Deep Corruption: Hiring scandal reveals stench of Illinois government

In Honor of Justice Gorsuch: A Parable of Judicial Originalism

“A rose is a rose is a rose” –Gertrude Stein, Sacred Emily “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet” – William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet With Justice Gorsuch finally being confirmed to the Supreme Court last week, I wanted to take a moment to look back at the confirmation process and hopefully … Continue reading In Honor of Justice Gorsuch: A Parable of Judicial Originalism

Before using the Reid Option lose the Hitchhikers Guide Option

Mr. Prosser: Has Mr. Dent come to his senses yet? Ford Prefect: Can we for the moment assume that he hasn’t? Mr. Prosser: Has Mr. Dent come to his yet? Ford Prefect: Can we for the moment assume that he hasn't? Mr. Prosser: Well? Ford Prefect: Can we also assume, that he’s going to be … Continue reading Before using the Reid Option lose the Hitchhikers Guide Option

Trump Helps Right to Win WhoZox Game

Politicos may still believe "All politics is local," as Tip O'Neill famously decreed, but it hasn't been operative for ages. Republicans turned the ex-House Speaker's truism upside-down in 1994, when Newt Gingrich nationalized the congressional elections with the Contract with America and swept the GOP to control of the House for the first time in … Continue reading Trump Helps Right to Win WhoZox Game

Legislative Time Travel

"I only know this is wrong." - Guinan Star Trek: The Next Generation "Yesterday's Enterprise" I'm a sucker for time-travel stories. Whether it's Harry Potter, Star Trek: The Next Generation, Back to the Future, Stephen King's 11/22/63 or anything else, a good story about the hero traveling back in time and affecting (or restoring) "the … Continue reading Legislative Time Travel

The Left is Wrong About Rights

"God who gave us life gave us liberty. Can the liberties of a nation be secure when we have removed the conviction that these liberties are the gift of God?" Thomas Jefferson Engraved on the wall of the Jefferson Memorial "That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from … Continue reading The Left is Wrong About Rights

Breyer’s Transgender false flag for the Hillary Campaign

Kazran:   Are you really a babysitter? 11th Doctor: (shows psychic paper) I think you'll find I'm universally recognised as a mature and responsible adult. Kazran: It's just a lot of wavy lines. 11th Doctor (looking at the paper)  Yeah, it's shorted out. Finally, a lie too big. Doctor Who A Christmas Carol 2010 My first … Continue reading Breyer’s Transgender false flag for the Hillary Campaign

My thanks to Justice Ginsburg for her unethical behavior

The Mask has dropped from Justice Ruth Ginsberg: Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she doesn't want to conjure up the possibility of Donald Trump in the White House. "I can't imagine what the country would be -- with Donald Trump as our president," Ginsburg told The New York Times in an interview published … Continue reading My thanks to Justice Ginsburg for her unethical behavior

SCOTUS’s death blow to #NeverTrump or the Ruling on the Edge of Forever

Mr. Spock: This is how history went after McCoy changed it. Here, in the late 1930s. A growing pacifist movement whose influence delayed the United States' entry into the Second World War. While peace negotiations dragged on, Germany had time to complete its heavy-water experiments. Captain Kirk: Germany. Fascism. Hitler. They won the Second World … Continue reading SCOTUS’s death blow to #NeverTrump or the Ruling on the Edge of Forever

The Little Sisters Stalemate

My first thought when I heard about the unanimous decision not to make a decision by SCOTUS was the fact that with an election coming that the idea of a government fatwa against a bunch of nuns might not play well in certain swing states drove this move. (There is a reason why the MSM doesn't … Continue reading The Little Sisters Stalemate

The logical result When Children are a commodity

Edward Rutledge:They are here, yes, but they are not people sir, they are property. Thomas Jefferson:No, sir they are people who are being treated as property! 1776 (1972) I have often argued that the abortion debate is just the slavery debate, treating People namely children, as property. At the federalist, we see how this is … Continue reading The logical result When Children are a commodity

Tom Brady Suspension Reinstated the same silver lining as before

Just under a year ago, before his suspension was overturned I wrote about how Tom Brady's suspension had a huge silver lining for the Patriots: First of all Tom Brady is 37 years old, while he is arguably the greatest quarterback in NFL history even the greatest gets old and the toll of 15 seasons … Continue reading Tom Brady Suspension Reinstated the same silver lining as before

The Most Frightening Words I’ve Read Today

Scrooge:Speak comfort to me , Jacob Marley's Ghost:I have none to give Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol With all that is going on in the race for the GOP nomination conservatives need something to reassure them that things will be ok. "REPORT: Obama to announce Supreme Court nominee at 11 a.m. If Mitch McConnell keeps … Continue reading The Most Frightening Words I’ve Read Today