Cause and Effect Jeff Flake Edition Plus an eternal truth.

A few days ago reports of Arizona Senator Jeff Flake hits on Donald Trump were all over the media. The Washington Post: Trump is a ‘crony capitalist,’ says GOP Senator Flake CNN: In Arizona, it's Flake vs. Trump in a test of the GOP's allegiances Politico: Flake makes waves with Trump takedown As you might … Continue reading Cause and Effect Jeff Flake Edition Plus an eternal truth.

The hubris of inevitable leftism defeated the Democrats

By John Ruberry There are thousands--maybe hundreds of thousands--of explanations about why Donald Trump defeated Hillary Clinton last week that you can find online and in print, as well as why the Republicans maintained control of Congress and gained governorships. Here's another one, although this discussion confronts one angle, what I call "inevitable leftism." Barack … Continue reading The hubris of inevitable leftism defeated the Democrats

The Fall of Iraq a feature not a bug

Rather than a long piece let me ask the obvious question aloud: Is anyone really foolish enough to believe that Barack Obama, the institutional left and the Democrats who support them care if Iraq falls? Who cares if all the advances paid for by the blood spilled by our military over the last decade becomes … Continue reading The Fall of Iraq a feature not a bug

Greenpeace, The left and the Wages of Obama & Syria

Bryan: That is what happens when you sit behind a desk. You forget things, like the weight in the hand of a gun that's loaded and one that's not. Taken 2008 One of the problem when you have dealt with only a free society in your life you forget how the real world works. However … Continue reading Greenpeace, The left and the Wages of Obama & Syria

Rick Santorum and the clarity of Reality

Rick Santorum Catholicism is rapidly becoming an issue in this race, at least for the left. Over and over we see them (and some Romney supporters who are becoming increasingly desperate) fret over beliefs concerning contraception, abortion and sex before marriage, all doctrines of the Catholic Church to which he belongs. This is in marked … Continue reading Rick Santorum and the clarity of Reality

What I saw at the Boston Union/Tea Party rally

I got to the State house around 5:45. At the time I got there you could see two distinct groups. On the right side of the street (the state house building) were the unions. About 1200 people appeared on that side of the street (I actually counted). On the other side of the street was … Continue reading What I saw at the Boston Union/Tea Party rally

Sad to say they sound alike

I took an unexpectedly long nap and ended up awake at midnight, looking around the net I saw this via Lisa Graas: Is it just me, or is there an incredible lack of reason on the Left? Incidentally, the way I found out about the shooting was through an avalanche of tweets calling Sarah Palin … Continue reading Sad to say they sound alike

“Liberals will tell you who they fear”…

...those are the words of Rush Limbaugh and they describe Sarah Palin to a T: ITEM: Andrew Sullivan continues to exhibit the signs of Advanced Sullivan's Syndrome whenever Sarah Palin comes up What you see here is the chart of the Real Clear Politics poll average for the 2008 presidential campaign, showing that by Sept. … Continue reading “Liberals will tell you who they fear”…

Jay Nordlinger: Journolist; Picked over by whom?

Jay Nordlinger's new column starts with this phrase: I know that “Journolist” has been mightily picked over — and picked on ... Ah Jay it all depends on the audiance. If you get your information from the main stream media, the mainstream TV networks and cable networks (excluding Fox) not only has Journolist not been … Continue reading Jay Nordlinger: Journolist; Picked over by whom?

Is CNN based in China or something?

CNN reports want to censor the blogs. We have seen this stuff for years No Sheeples Here puts it very well: Uh, no John, we’re not a bunch of cowards. The corporate-controlled media is the coward. You didn’t see any blogs selling out our intelligence community like The Washington Post did in its three-part story … Continue reading Is CNN based in China or something?

Two nasty thoughts…

...one about the past and one about the present. Nasty Thought #1: All this draft nonsense: Do you get the feeling that MSNBC and the left are pushing and talking draft right now because they are afraid of Gen Petraeus? Not afraid of him politically but afraid of him as a general. I have the … Continue reading Two nasty thoughts…

Stacy Discovers Morning Joe and MSNBC…

...covering this politico story and discovers they are likely not quite on-board with the whole victory thing: You can read the rest of that, but it’s a pretty simple story: All those Democrats who spent six years complaining that the Iraq war was a mistake because it distracted from fighting the real enemy in Afghanistan … Continue reading Stacy Discovers Morning Joe and MSNBC…

MoveOn Scrubs the “Betray Us” ad Today …

...from their site. Down the memory hole it goes, via Weasel Zippers. Stacy puts it best: The American Left: Shamelessly Following Orders Ever Since Stalin Told Us to Endorse Hitler’s Invasion of Poland. Well not everyone. AMERICAblog expresses surprise: You'll remember Petraeus as one of the Iraq war's biggest defenders. Which is interesting, since the … Continue reading MoveOn Scrubs the “Betray Us” ad Today …

If When the media ignores this forewarning…

...and decides to report the Tea Party events as a racistbigothomophobenaziviolent mob, reference this post at Michelle's and keep it in mind. MSNBC has already spent a week promoting a special on Tim McVeigh where Maddow is going to try to paint the tea parties with that brush, be ready for more of the same. … Continue reading If When the media ignores this forewarning…

Eugene Robinson just let the cat out of the bag without realizing it.

...on Morning Joe at 8:06 a.m. "Our long national nightmare as commentator's is nearly over" The argument is being made that this has to be passed to save the Obama administration. It can't be allowed to fail etc etc etc... Robert Stacy McCain gave a hint to what I'm thinking in the Spectator: "They're obviously … Continue reading Eugene Robinson just let the cat out of the bag without realizing it.