Twitter and the Tina Brown Math

The investors can expect to lose a crapload of cash in the process. The New Yorker reportedly lost $42 million in three years (1995-97) under Ms. Brown’s editorship. Talk lost an impressive $80 million during its two-year existence. Whatever else you might say about Tina Brown, she’s undeniably brilliant at convincing investors to lose money … Continue reading Twitter and the Tina Brown Math

Sarah Hoyt Perfectly nails #disruptj20 & #disrupthate et/al

I wish I wrote this as it perfectly illustrates the idiocy of the left on Trump: I JUST WANT TO REASSURE ALL OUR FRIENDS ON THE LEFT: Trump is not going to put you all in camps and install a Nazi state. He can’t, because George W. Bush already put you all in camps and … Continue reading Sarah Hoyt Perfectly nails #disruptj20 & #disrupthate et/al

8 years later the NYT is still looking for Instapundit readers.

One of the things I wrote in my first two weeks of blogging at DaTechGuy blog when it was still just a wordpress site with very few readers was this about Instapundit & the NYT: I can’t think of the New York Times without thinking of my favorite writer Glenn Reynolds. Of course he is … Continue reading 8 years later the NYT is still looking for Instapundit readers.

I’m Blocking USA Today for One Month till Instapundit’s suspension is done

Politico reports that USA today has decided to go SJW: USA Today has suspended the column of a conservative commentator for one month after he called for drivers to “run … down” demonstrators protesting police shootings in Charlotte, North Carolina Wednesday night. "USA TODAY expects its columnists to provide thoughtful, reasoned contributions to the national … Continue reading I’m Blocking USA Today for One Month till Instapundit’s suspension is done

The Twelve words that forced @twitter to reinstate @instapundit

I was going to hit the sack as I've been up all night but when I saw that Glenn Reynolds had been suspended by twitter it woke me up prompting a spake of tweets noting twitters double standards and the progressive increase in suspending conservatives from Stacy McCain to Milo to Him each one more … Continue reading The Twelve words that forced @twitter to reinstate @instapundit

#freestacy Makes USA Today I’m sure @femfreq & @safety are proud

I'm sure when Twitter decided to ban Robert Stacy McCain they figured the story would go away pretty quick.  Stacy's Friends like myself has done all we can do keep this story alive but in the end we are small potatoes  (My Alexa rank worldwide is 296,388 and 50,856 in the US. with 386 different … Continue reading #freestacy Makes USA Today I’m sure @femfreq & @safety are proud

Glenn Reynolds Writes the Perfect GOP Debate Talking Point

The MSM is going to be crying "income inequality" for the next 12 months to attack the GOP. Fortunately for the party Glenn Reynolds has helpfully given you an answer: What is to be done? Well, in the name of ending inequality, I have a few modest proposals.  We should eliminate the tax deductibility of contributions … Continue reading Glenn Reynolds Writes the Perfect GOP Debate Talking Point

Jonathan Capehart We Dub thee Sir Robin of the Twittersphere

I'm old enough to remember when reporters had a reputation of fearlessness so I submit and suggest that if you are a writer and this sentence linking to a post of yours: NEW FRONTIERS IN TOADYING: Jonathan Capehart Steps Up To Defend Valerie Jarrett From Those Meanie Journalists At Politico and TNR. Causes you to … Continue reading Jonathan Capehart We Dub thee Sir Robin of the Twittersphere

Glenn Reynolds Explains Election 2014 in One Sentence

This is really all that needs to be said about election 2014 If Dems control the Senate, Obama will pack the Supreme Court, and you can bet Harry Reid will go nuclear on it. Yes, I understand the GOP has not earned the respect or even the support of the Tea Party voter but has … Continue reading Glenn Reynolds Explains Election 2014 in One Sentence

Chris Cillizza Channels Jesse Myerson (or Journo-list)

I was looking at Chris Cillizza's piece in the post concerning Rand Paul and Bill Clinton some posts around it I was instantly reminded me of Robert Stacy McCain's exchanges with Jesse Myerson. The Success of Jesse Myerson's attempt to rationalize communism success is dependent on reaching a group of Salon readers who are not … Continue reading Chris Cillizza Channels Jesse Myerson (or Journo-list)

Chicago Values and the NSA

The entire debate about the NSA PRISM program comes down to these two different views from two people I respect: Robert Stacy McCain while the NSA’s access to phone and e-mail records raises Fourth Amendment concerns about potential abuse, there is no one who can point to an instance where actual abuse has occurred. So … Continue reading Chicago Values and the NSA

CPAC Event Blogger Awards

While we talked about the controversy concerning the People's Choice awards there were other award won by worthy bloggers that were no less worth attention nor any less deserved. The highlight for the crowd was Michelle Bachmann's speech to the bloggers. She then presented the award for blogger of the year (this is separate from … Continue reading CPAC Event Blogger Awards

Glenn Reynolds The Judean People’s Front!

BRIAN: Brothers! Brothers! We should be struggling together! FRANCIS: We are! Ohh. BRIAN: We mustn't fight each other! Surely we should be united against the common enemy! EVERYONE: The Judean People's Front?! Life of Brian 1979 Sire, you risk having no Spain at all! Ed Cid 1961 This is just foolish: I was just disinvited … Continue reading Glenn Reynolds The Judean People’s Front!

I challenge Morning Joe to have Glenn (Instapundit) Reynolds on the show Monday

Yesterday Glenn Reynolds said this: When taking office, the President does not swear to create jobs. He does not swear to “grow the economy.” He does not swear to institute “fairness.” The only oath the President takes is this one: I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully execute the Office of President … Continue reading I challenge Morning Joe to have Glenn (Instapundit) Reynolds on the show Monday

“We absolutely will not publish, that’s why we’re checking”

It's a rare day when I take CBS's side over Powerline and Glenn but I have to say that CBS in general and Katy Conrad in particular did the right thing concerning the Koch/Zimmerman non-story. You have a story that is starting to go around the net to the point where snoops is talking about … Continue reading “We absolutely will not publish, that’s why we’re checking”

From Insty’s blog to the candidates ears

It was a great show today, and an even better party afterwards, but if there is one thing that a person who lives off of ads wants to see it's something like this at Instapundit: If you do have an interest in ads, my price list is here, and if you want to see just … Continue reading From Insty’s blog to the candidates ears

The Two Conservative Camps of Thought on Herman Cain

There seem to be two different conservative camps of thought on the Herman Cain "scandal", I put "scandal" in quotes because we don't have an actual accusation of wrongdoing or a specific charge. The first is personified by People I respect such as Glenn Reyonlds and William Jacobson concerning the lack of you know evidence … Continue reading The Two Conservative Camps of Thought on Herman Cain

Live Blogging the BLOGFATHER’S speech at Harvard Law School!

The Internet's Instapundit, aka the Blogfather, is at HLS's Con Con Con.  As a constitutional law professor, he's excited about the idea of a constitutional convention - too excited, perhaps.  Updates below! Prof. Reynolds said that there is a "widespread sense that something is wrong."  There is "bipartisan agreement" that we have the "worst political … Continue reading Live Blogging the BLOGFATHER’S speech at Harvard Law School!

Why Instapundit is invaluable, War on Terror edition

A few minutes ago while I was upstairs away from the TV and my kids were downstairs with the TV on Morning Joe my oldest noticed something on the TV and called up the stairs with a question: Dad? What's the point of building secret drone bases if its going to be on the Front … Continue reading Why Instapundit is invaluable, War on Terror edition