The Neverending Tantrum

Everyone knew that whoever let the sadness overtake him would sink into the swamp. -The Neverending Story It’s now been a year since President Trump’s election and I, for one, think that’s plenty of time for all the tantrums to have played themselves out. I can understand the disappointment of the losing side in the … Continue reading The Neverending Tantrum

Why do the media insist on distorting the political spectrum?

Ever since the nomination of President Trump the media began to recycle those tired old clichés.  I’m sure you know the ones I'm talking about.  The most often recited claims are that all those on the political right are Fascists and those same people are all bigots.   Neither of those claims is remotely true but … Continue reading Why do the media insist on distorting the political spectrum?

Liberals should be hating NATO

Secretary of State Tillerson continues to beat up NATO nations for not paying their fair share.  Normally we hear these complaints by people leaving, so it's refreshing to hear them early, which means we might actually get some reform. Liberals seem loathe to support Trump on this point, and I'm not sure why.  NATO's own … Continue reading Liberals should be hating NATO

It’s called adulting

I had just moved to the Norfolk area in 2008, and managed to get my TV antenna working on inauguration day.  I sat down with my wife and we watched President Obama mess up the oath, but otherwise get sworn in as President of the United States.  I hadn't voted for him, but it didn't … Continue reading It’s called adulting

Barack Obama is a Democrat ward hack and a complete fraud

By John Ruberry You can once and for all drop any lingering belief you may possess that Barack Obama is a bi-partisan unifier. A Chicago Democrat in the Illinois House who believed in compromising is now a lame duck because of our leftist president. Illinois has been locked in a budget battle for nine months. The … Continue reading Barack Obama is a Democrat ward hack and a complete fraud

Hysteria over Hoosier Religious Freedom Restoration Act misplaced

By John Ruberry When Indiana governor Mike Pence signed into law a Religious Freedom Restoration Act on Thursday, the Hoosier State became the 20th state to enact such a law. More from the Weekly Standard: The first RFRA was a 1993 federal law that was signed into law by Democratic president Bill Clinton. It unanimously passed … Continue reading Hysteria over Hoosier Religious Freedom Restoration Act misplaced

My latest for WatchDog.org Some police revenue streams are more outrageous than others

My latest for Watchdog.org notes one thing in the Ferguson report that is actually worth complaining about:   The City’s emphasis on revenue generation has a profound effect on FPD’s approach to law enforcement.  Patrol assignment an schedules are geared toward aggressive enforcement of Ferguson’s municipal code, with insufficient thought given to whether enforcement strategies … Continue reading My latest for WatchDog.org Some police revenue streams are more outrageous than others

Ash Wednesday and Joe Biden

Albert: Do you remember my briefing, Shona? Shona: Yeah. Well, no. I remember some of it. Albert: Some of it? Bellows: How much? Shona: Till he put his hand on my knee. And then I was just grossing. Albert: It was intended as a comfort. Bellows: For whom? Doctor Who Last Christmas 2014 Today is … Continue reading Ash Wednesday and Joe Biden

Is race protecting Jackie Robinson West Little Leaguers from ringer allegations?

By John Ruberry This summer a wonderful story emerged from the South Side of Chicago, a part of the city which has gained international infamy for violence. The story was almost perfect. The Little League team from Jackie Robinson West Park, consisting entirely of African-Americans, became the Little League champions of the United States. They were … Continue reading Is race protecting Jackie Robinson West Little Leaguers from ringer allegations?

Some Religious Opposition to Gays is more Outrageous than others

The left was already up in arms over the Hobby Lobby ruling and now the potential of Christians being able to follow their religion has proved a surprising reaction from the LGBT community: Several major gay rights groups withdrew support Tuesday for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act that would bolster gay and transgender rights in the … Continue reading Some Religious Opposition to Gays is more Outrageous than others

Some racist insults are more newsworthy than others

Been on the road today and when I came home I found that an idiot had acted like an idiot and had received an idiots reward. Here’s the despicable racist tweet that got University of North Alabama player, Bradley Patterson, kicked off his team: The tweet was brought to the University’s attention after it was … Continue reading Some racist insults are more newsworthy than others

I think Cynthia Yockey might disagree with this statement…Update: or not

Carolyn Euell, 38, mother of two of the defendants, Erika Stroud, 21, of Dorchester and Felicia Stroud, 18, West Roxbury, told reporters the alleged attack “can’t be hateful” because both her daughters are lesbians. This refers to a case in Boston where the two lesbian girls assaulted a gay man. the victim, who suffered a … Continue reading I think Cynthia Yockey might disagree with this statement…Update: or not

Those trollops US Troops had it coming

Over the last few days I've seen a lot of traffic over twitter attacking Rick Santorum as some kind of religious extremest or bigot, we have Alan Simpson calling him a homophobe and Maureen Dowd calling him a Mullah despite his beliefs being consistent with Catholic Teaching. Yesterday morning a clarifying event took place online … Continue reading Those trollops US Troops had it coming

Planned Parenthood Protest in Worcester today

Today a large protest was held in front of Planned Parenthood in Worcester. there were people on all sides of the street: and a lot of school kids: All around the Three point line they stood and prayed: Led by Bishop McManus who talked to me: Along with a Nun from the Slaves of the … Continue reading Planned Parenthood Protest in Worcester today

Threat of arson against Planned Parenthood Problem Pregnancy not even local news…

This morning on the way home from dropping off my son to school I stopped off at the 5th street diner to see what the Worcester Telegram had to say about the vandalism and threats at Problem Pregnancy yesterday. There wasn't a word in the paper, so I checked on Telegram.com online: Nope not a … Continue reading Threat of arson against Planned Parenthood Problem Pregnancy not even local news…