Louisville basketball team deserves “the death penalty”

By John Ruberry Last week I wrote this in my own blog about a scandal-plagued state university in Kentucky: "Is Louisville a college with an athletic program? Or is it an athletic program that offers some college classes?" Late last month the shadowy and corrupt realm of NCAA men's college basketball, whose players are nominally … Continue reading Louisville basketball team deserves “the death penalty”

(Review) The Betrayal: The 1919 World Series and the Birth of Modern Baseball

By John Ruberry As this decade winds down you can look for many 100th anniversary articles. They'll be a huge uptick of them next year to mark the centennial of America's entry into World War I, followed by more on the armistice that concluded "the war to end all wars" in 1918. The execution of … Continue reading (Review) The Betrayal: The 1919 World Series and the Birth of Modern Baseball

Illinois’ now cancelled Hastert statue plans reveal spending addiction

By John Ruberry On Thursday a federal grand jury indicted former House Speaker Dennis Hastert for breaking banking laws and lying to FBI agents. Prior to his entry into politics, Hastert was a teacher and a state champion wrestling coach at Yorkville High School 50 miles southwest of Chicago. The charges are rooted in a … Continue reading Illinois’ now cancelled Hastert statue plans reveal spending addiction

From Flight Gate to Residence Gate, Mary is Having a Bad Summer

By:  Pat Austin SHREVEPORT -- It seems like Senator Mary Landrieu just can’t catch a break; every week a new scandal.  She’s still battling the negative image of Flight Gate and now, as it turns out, she has a residency problem. The Washington Post (of all things!) broke this story Thursday: In Washington, Sen. Mary … Continue reading From Flight Gate to Residence Gate, Mary is Having a Bad Summer

Oh THOSE abuse Stories…

Lately Stacy McCain has been doing a large series on sexual criminals.  Yesterday he focused on Teachers If you pay attention to the news, it’s hard to avoid the conclusion that America’s public schools are staffed by sex-crazed perverts It's not his first dive into these waters but this time Glenn Reynolds linked with the … Continue reading Oh THOSE abuse Stories…

Evidence of IRS Misconduct Against Pro-Life Groups: The Conspiracy Continues

The Thomas Moore Society, "a national not-for-profit law firm that exists to restore respect in law for life, marriage, and religious liberty" based in Chicago, states that they provided evidence and analysis of IRS discrimination against pro-life groups. Thomas More Society President Thomas Brejcha, Executive Director Peter Breen, and Special Counsel Sally Wagenmaker, prepared the legal … Continue reading Evidence of IRS Misconduct Against Pro-Life Groups: The Conspiracy Continues

Obama press conference on IRS scandal has no substance

The President did his best to show anger and shock at the IRS’s mishandling of conservative groups applying for tax-exempt status in a press conference this evening where he took no questions.  He promised to “hold responsible parties” accountable claiming that he “will not tolerate” this type of behavior in any agency, but especially the … Continue reading Obama press conference on IRS scandal has no substance

Obama’s Lack Of Leadership Apparent

What a week this has been in the MSM! Between Benghazi hearings, the enormous Department of Justice power grab, and the IRS targeting conservative groups, one thing has become clearly apparent: Obama is not a leader. The government is falling apart under his command. While many may argue this could be a good thing, I … Continue reading Obama’s Lack Of Leadership Apparent

If only The Catholic Church Sesame Street didn’t require celibacy…

...Then Kevin Clash would have a job today Kevin Clash, the longtime voice and puppeteer behind Sesame Street’s Elmo character, has resigned in the aftermath of allegations that he had underage sexual relationships. Mr. Clash was first accused last week of sexual improprieties by a 24-year-old man who later recanted. That man has remained anonymous. … Continue reading If only The Catholic Church Sesame Street didn’t require celibacy…

Another School that needs to abolish celibacy at once!

I've been reading these stories about Horace Mann School. It's not a pleasant tale and I feel bad for those involved. I can't help but wonder however, how many of the elite left who read the Times story and beating their breasts over the revelation will be crying for state investigations, changes in state law … Continue reading Another School that needs to abolish celibacy at once!

I haven’t touched the Eleanor Holmes Norton scandal…

...for a couple of reasons. 1. I personally think the rules as written are a bit weird, If I make a call from this room but not that room it is legal or illegal. I understand the principle but I think it's a question of having a lawyer smart enough to define the hoops. It's … Continue reading I haven’t touched the Eleanor Holmes Norton scandal…

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…