More Media Pope-A-Dope

Today I woke to see a breathless headline at Drudge: So I went to said story at yahoo by Ljubomir Milasin to see what the Holy Father did A single mother, people who have been married before and couples who have been living together "in sin" were married by Pope Francis in a taboo-challenging ceremony … Continue reading More Media Pope-A-Dope

Why the Media is Silent on what Hamas is actually doing? Ask Eason Jordan

Royal Forester Well our duty doesn't included getting ourselves killed. The Adventures of Robin Hood, The Coming of Robin Hood 1955 Mr. Spock: It was far easier for you as civilised men to behave like barbarians, than it was for them to behave like civilised men. Star Trek:  Mirror Mirror 1067 You know how the … Continue reading Why the Media is Silent on what Hamas is actually doing? Ask Eason Jordan

Dr. Lee Silverman Yes to Niven & Pournelle, No to Mika

Don't go to parties with metal detectors Sure it feels safe inside; but what about all those niggaz waitin outside with guns? They know you ain't got one.. Chris Rock No Sex in the Champagne Room from the Album Bigger & Blacker   Seeing this headline at Hotair: Pennsylvania man who had already shot one person to death … Continue reading Dr. Lee Silverman Yes to Niven & Pournelle, No to Mika

Jeff, Pam Meet EWTN Coverage of the Pope

It's a rare thing when I disagree with Pam Geller or Jeff Dunetz (Yid with Lid) but I think that the Pope's moves in Israel were not only useful but Useful for Israel. Pam being Pam was blunt. She referred to the Pope's prayer at the security barrier as "Papal Jihad" Jeff gave a more … Continue reading Jeff, Pam Meet EWTN Coverage of the Pope

Some Bundy Jiu Jitsu for the Right

Jack Ryan: I would go in the other direction. If a reporter asked if you and Hardin were friends, I'd say "good friends". If they asked if you were good friends, I'd say "lifelong friends". Give them no place to go, nothing to report. No story. Clear and Present Danger 1994 Yesterday I made the … Continue reading Some Bundy Jiu Jitsu for the Right

The Government’s Bundy Ranch Propaganda Problem

Sir Humphrey Appleton:   All that the press and the people and their elected leaders want to know is who are the goodies and who are the baddies. Yes Prime Minister: A Victory for Democracy 1985 There are several different ways of looking at the situation at the Bundy Ranch: There is of course looking at … Continue reading The Government’s Bundy Ranch Propaganda Problem

Powerline nails the Bundy Case

Qumrani Businessman: Your english customs are very strange Bernard: Why Qumrani Businessman: You are so strict about a little gift and yet your electronics company pays our finance minister $1,000,000 for his cooperation in securing this contract.  Is this not strange?   Bernard: You don't mean... Qumrani Businessman: Of course I work for the finance minister I … Continue reading Powerline nails the Bundy Case

The Forgotten Fred Phelps

Fred Phelps of Westboro Baptist Church has gone the way of all flesh. I've never been one to celebrate the death of a person nor to play the "hope he's in hell" game that's contrary to Christian belief, as the Our Father/Lord's Prayer says:  forgive us our trespasses as we forgive those who trespass against us. Frankly … Continue reading The Forgotten Fred Phelps

The 16 Days of Sarah Palin at CPAC: Day 9 Don’t Blow it!

This is the 9th of my series of Sarah Palin clips from CPAC 2014 & commentary upon them: Day 1: The Crowd Day 2: The Entrance Day 3: Dr. Seuss Day 4: Why Sarah Feels Good Day 5: Playing Prevent Day 6: Sinking Ships Day 7: Flexibility Pens & Putin Day 8: Anticipation Nothing is … Continue reading The 16 Days of Sarah Palin at CPAC: Day 9 Don’t Blow it!

Ho Hum the left trying to Spin Pope Francis AGAIN

The Sun's gotta rise, birds gotta fly, fish gotta swim and da left's gotta spin Pope Francis... In an interview published Wednesday, Pope Francis appeared to support governments that recognize civil unions to provide non-traditional couples with access to benefits: Of course they take the time to attack Pope Benedict while spinning Francis, however in … Continue reading Ho Hum the left trying to Spin Pope Francis AGAIN

Ukraine Obama Media defense Plan A: Deny Deny Deny

Mrs. Teasdale: Your Excellency, I thought you'd left! Chicolini: Oh no, I no leave. Mrs. Teasdale: But I saw you with my own eyes! Chicolini: Well, who you gonna believe, me or your own eyes? Duck Soup 1933 A few days ago I talked about the media problem of figuring out how far Putin plans … Continue reading Ukraine Obama Media defense Plan A: Deny Deny Deny

The MSM’s Ukraine Spin Crisis

The characteristic of Pains and Pleasures is that they are unmistakably real, and therefore, as far as they go, give the man who feels them a touchstone of reality. C. S. Lewis The Screwtape Letters XIII Cat:  Man Reality Sucks Red Dwarf Back in the Red 1999 Last week in Arizona we saw one of … Continue reading The MSM’s Ukraine Spin Crisis

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)

School Shooting? WHAT school shooting?

If there was ever a shooting that the media should have jumped all over it was Arapahoe. The ducks were all seemingly in a row. Here you had a shooting in Colorado at a high school just eight miles from Columbine, taking place right after there was a big change in gun laws and the … Continue reading School Shooting? WHAT school shooting?

The Obama Years as Monty Python: Kamikaze Healthcare

The latest in my series of how when this administration speaks and/or acts, it brings to mind Monty Python’s Flying Circus. As Obamacare continues to crash and burn with costs accelerating to the public and with security for the user being at best an afterthought and at worst ignored the Administration is desperate to change … Continue reading The Obama Years as Monty Python: Kamikaze Healthcare