Speaking of scandals involving Children…

...here is the latest concerning the Rotherham scandal from the BBC: Child abuse in Rotherham was raised "at the highest level" as far back as 2002 but officials apparently pressured a researcher to change her report. The then chief constable Mike Hedges and the council's director of education Di Billups were among those said to … Continue reading Speaking of scandals involving Children…

Missing the “Softball” Lede on Pryor

“My job is to bring up issues that Americans care about. It’s my responsibility to ask the tough questions. No matter whose leading the country they need to be held accountable. I have unique access to the president, his advisers, the candidates and members of congress. I’d better use that access for a greater good, … Continue reading Missing the “Softball” Lede on Pryor

The Next 44 Days in News Explained in Brief

As you might guess the next 44 days before the election are going to be a whirlwind to some degree for those of us who follow electoral politics closely. However for those of you do don't (and if you don't I'm happy but surprised to have you here reading) let me give you a brief … Continue reading The Next 44 Days in News Explained in Brief

Another MSM narrative shattered in Ferguson

For the rest of the time I was there I was stared at with contempt as if I was something lower than low. My race had not been an issue nor the Crucifix being Catholic in a very protestant state, but once it was known I supported the tea party it was as if I … Continue reading Another MSM narrative shattered in Ferguson

Richard Dawkins Busts a key Myth of Atheism

That atheism is all about dissing religion as a whole. the Left didn’t have a problem with his description of Pope Benedict XVI as a ‘leering old villain in the frock’ who ran ‘a profiteering, woman-fearing, guilt-gorging, truth-hating, child-raping institution … amid a stench of incense and a rain of tourist-kitsch sacred hearts and preposterously … Continue reading Richard Dawkins Busts a key Myth of Atheism

The MSM tries to Vatican II the Hobby Lobby Decision

If you turn to any liberal site or cable channel a ton of talk is being given to the dissent of Justice Ginsburg It's quite a switch from what they were saying about her a few months ago: TPM: Top Liberal Scholar Calls On Justice Ginsburg To Resign National Review: Justice Ginsburg Resign Already Daily … Continue reading The MSM tries to Vatican II the Hobby Lobby Decision

The UN/Obama Global Warming Squirrel or the Media’s Prevent Defense

Lance: Well, I couldn't risk you running off. I had to say yes. And then I was stuck with a woman who thinks the height of excitement is a new flavour Pringle. Oh, I had to sit there and listen to all that yap yap yap. Oh, Brad and Angelina. Is Posh pregnant? X Factor, … Continue reading The UN/Obama Global Warming Squirrel or the Media’s Prevent Defense

Answer: Because Barack Obama (and themselves) must be protected

Chancellor Goth: Who knows what was in the President's mind? But it is the custom, as you know, for an incoming president to pardon political prisoners. Is he to set free the murderer of his predecessor, or break with custom? Either course would be difficult. I intend to avoid the dilemma by seeing this affair … Continue reading Answer: Because Barack Obama (and themselves) must be protected

Jeb Bush Racist Immigration Argument: Mexico Sucks!

Stanley Sperrow: ...Newport, Rhode Island to Roxbury Mass. Katie McGregor: (Buzzing in) What do ya wanna go there for? Stanley Sperrow: That's right, there's no reason to go to Roxbury! Tony Vallencourt: Hey you can go to Roxbury if you bring your nunchucks pal, I'll tell you that much. Saturday Night Live Sketch: What's the … Continue reading Jeb Bush Racist Immigration Argument: Mexico Sucks!

S 987 The Putin Press Bill

Sir Humphrey Appleby: East Yemen, isn't that a democracy? Sir Richard Wharton: Its full name is the Peoples' Democratic Republic of East Yemen. Sir Humphrey Appleby: Ah I see, so it's a communist dictatorship. Yes Prime Minister A Victory for Democracy 1986 The freedom of the press does not discriminate amongst groups or individuals—it applies … Continue reading S 987 The Putin Press Bill

Henriquez, IRS and Udall, it’s all one story

Out of a decent respect for the opinion of mankind, it is customary to give such excuses as "threatening weather" or "wet field."  There is nothing in the world, though, to prevent me from saying the field is unfit because I had a nosebleed behind first base. Bill Veeck:  Veech --As in Wreck  1962 As … Continue reading Henriquez, IRS and Udall, it’s all one story

The Shocking Christie Camelot Culture

While the media,  as opposed to the rest of the country, continues to be shocked SHOCKED at the political culture in NJ this  story from Tip O'Neill's autobiography Man of the House seems remarkably relevant. In the chapter "The Kennedys" Tip tells about the Democrat convention of 1960 and the process of lining up delegates … Continue reading The Shocking Christie Camelot Culture

Bridgegate = IRS The GOP is over the target

Last week I mentioned how the Chris Christie Bridge scandal was a golden opportunity for the GOP: they should use every moment on the air to compare and contrast the media reaction to this Christie Scandal to the IRS scandal. How horrible that in view of the ongoing IRS scandal where a government agency was … Continue reading Bridgegate = IRS The GOP is over the target

What Could the GOP Learn from the Pope? (shhhh edition)

There are few things more predictable than the advice a liberal secular Jew like Sally Kohn is going to give to the GOP in a place like the Daily Beast.  But it's pretty rare when they invoke a Pope & a church they've never liked to do it: As a secular Jew, I don’t know … Continue reading What Could the GOP Learn from the Pope? (shhhh edition)

If you don’t believe Stacy’s Post on “The Fox Trap”…

...which says in part: the point to be made immediately is that Fox News has functioned like a channelizing terrain feature in the informational battlefield. For the defenders of liberal media hegemony, all they had to do was to isolate Fox — identify it as a hostile force in the eyes of other media — … Continue reading If you don’t believe Stacy’s Post on “The Fox Trap”…