Washington Post is Racist Against Mexicans

by baldilocks The New Rules In Effect Jazz Shaw at Hot Air notices some interesting things about a Washington Post editorial. In 2002, the United States and Canada secured [an] arrangement, known as a “safe third country” agreement. It has worked because Canada is, in fact, a safe third country: Migrants who apply for asylum … Continue reading Washington Post is Racist Against Mexicans

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

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

Turning, Turning, Turning–A 2007 Flashback

by baldilocks Originally posted on February 1, 2007. Former Washington Post military affairs writer William Arkin was a repeat target of mine back then. Don't hear much from him anymore. I used to think that he was antiwar and anti-troops, but now I'm not so sure of things as I was back then. Okay, I … Continue reading Turning, Turning, Turning–A 2007 Flashback

Pat Quinn: Illinois’ phony reformer exposed as a fraud

By John Ruberry Governor Pat Quinn, a Chicago Democrat, has been mostly on the fringes of Illinois politics since the early 1970s. For most of that time he was a minor-league version of Ralph Nader, part consumer advocate, part self-appointed government reformer. Although Nader never held public office, Quinn was state treasurer for a term … Continue reading Pat Quinn: Illinois’ phony reformer exposed as a fraud

Bishop says Durbin can’t receive Communion at home parish

By John Ruberry It's Sunday morning and if he's in Springfield, Illinois, Sen. Dick Durbin, the upper chamber's second-ranking Democrat, won't be receiving Holy Communion at Blessed Sacrament Parish in his hometown. As Renew America reported last week, not only is Durbin not allowed to receive Communion in Springfield, he hasn't been able to for … Continue reading Bishop says Durbin can’t receive Communion at home parish

Illinois US Senate primary heads to Florida

By John Ruberry Tuesday is primary election day in Illinois and most of the drama is on the Republican side. The winner of the GOP gubernatorial race stands a very good chance of defeating unpopular Democratic incumbent Pat Quinn. The US Senate race until recently hasn't been attracting much attention in the Land of Lincoln. … Continue reading Illinois US Senate primary heads to Florida