by baldilocks When Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) took credit for driving Amazon away from her district and out of her state, she was taking credit for the work of others. Surprise! To wit: … the "credit," such as it is, doesn't belong to her social media campaign or the protesters with makeshift signs marching around. … Continue reading She Didn’t “Build” That
By John Ruberry Last Monday I had a errand to run for work--which brought me to Milwaukee's suburbs. And for the first time in five years I drove on Interstate 94 north of the Illinois-Wisconsin state line--on what is known as the Milwaukee to Kenosha I-94 Corridor. A lot has changed since 2012. As I … Continue reading Illinois businesses and jobs escape to Wisconsin
By John Ruberry A few days ago I finished watching season three of Broadchurch, a British mystery series which is broadcast in the United Kingdom on ITV--and here on BBC America--starring David Tennant as Detective Inspector Alec Hardy and Olivia Colman as Detective Inspector Ellie Miller. Tennant of course is best known as the Tenth Doctor--and … Continue reading Series review: Broadchurch
By John Ruberry "So you'll be paying yourself to build a railroad with government subsidies." Sen. Jordan Crane to Thomas "Doc" Durant. "These are exciting times. You and I are opening the way for the greatest nation the world has ever seen." Major Augustus Bendix to Cullen Bohannon. "See him driving those golden nails that hold together … Continue reading Series review: Hell on Wheels
By John Ruberry The Washington Post has long been a leftist publication, in the 1970s it was dubbed "Pravda on the Potomac" by conservatives. The newspaper has gotten worse since then, even after its purchase in 2013 by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. On Friday it released a 2005 video of Donald Trump in a hot-mic … Continue reading The Washington Post is a communications arm of the Democrats
By: Pat Austin SHREVEPORT – Amazon is ending its Associates Program in Louisiana effective April 1. I received this email last week: Greetings from the Amazon Associates Program: We're writing to inform you that the Louisiana state legislature has passed, and Governor John Bel Edwards has signed, a bill to establish tax nexus and impose … Continue reading Amazon Associates Program Terminated in Louisiana Effective April 1: No Joke
by baldilocks This is why my novel is self-published and why my next two (three?) books will be self-published as well. From sci-fi author Nick Cole, via his fellow sci-fi scribe John C. Wright: Banned by the Publisher Or, Thank God for Jeff Bezos I launched a book this week and I went Indie with … Continue reading Battle Account in the PC Wars (Updated)
My apologies that I'm a tad lat to this but I can't let July end without reminding everyone that Stacy McCain's loyal morning fellow Kevin "Wombat" Trainor has entered the realm of authors with The Last Falangist: Essays on Culture and Politics in America Smithy has done a review and his piece on parenthood and Divorce … Continue reading Kevin “Wombat” Trainor: The Last Falangist
As you may or may not know my friend Tim Imholt is running for congress in the Ma-3 district against Niki Tsongas. I've interviewed Tim many times, covered his campaign and had hi on my show. He's a scientist, a small business owner a father of three and a PhD. The man is a problem … Continue reading Tim Imholt and the Forest of Assassins
There was one good thing about the slow upload speeds at the Westin Hotel at RNC Boston, I had a chance to finish Elizabeth's Scalia's Strange Gods Unmasking the idols in Everyday life (FYI you can find my interview with her on the book here) The book is all about the things we place before … Continue reading Strange Gods My Review.
My review of Jonah Goldberg's book The Tyranny of clichés is now available at Amazon.com here a peek: And all this is done in the context of so many pop culture references that it's hard to turn a page without them. He can start a point quoting Edmund Burke on example and finish with: "Similarly, … Continue reading Tyranny of Cliches Amazon Review
We have a special offer from our guest today on WCRN's DaTechGuy on DaRadio today GOP candidate Susan Shelley running in CA-30 will be on the show and for today only you can download a copy of her e-book: How the First Amendment Came to Protect Topless Dancing: A Citizen's Guide to the Incorporation Doctrine … Continue reading DaTechGuy Readers get your free e-book on the 1st Amendment today only!
I'm not a big online gamer (although I'll occasionally use my son's account for a hand of Bridge) so the online multi Player stuff really doesn't hold a lot of interest for me, but I've been a wargamer/boardgamer for 35 years and this week I had my first exposure to World of Warcraft the Boardgame, … Continue reading World of Warcraft, the Boardgame
Amazon.com Widgets are asked at the Minority report about his book Gangster Government Barack Obama and the New Washington Thugocracy. 1) Do you think Obama’s OJT (on the Job Training) is working? If the yardstick is his ability to prostrate himself and grovel before union bosses, puff up and persecute political bogey men, and denigrate … Continue reading Ten Questions for David Freddoso author of Gangster government
My twin reviews of Dick Armey's and Matt Kibbe's book Give us Liberty a tea party manifesto are available at amazon.com here and Lunch.com here. Update: Bad graphic fixed, hey when you're spending the night dancing you can't always stop to fix a bad graphic.