I must be doing something right

The more people on the left who feel the need to counter me, the more likely I'm being effective. I am very proud to be compared to Jim Hoff who I've met and interviewed and is a fine Catholic Gentleman. I look forward to the other side continuing to spend time attempting to counter me. … Continue reading I must be doing something right

Answer: It’s so crazy even Roger Ebert calls it insane!

Q: How insanely paranoid is Andrew O'Hehir's review of the movie Secretariat? And Ebert is about as far let as it gets. Ebert's article starts thus: Andrew O'Hehir of Salon is a critic I admire, but he has nevertheless written a review of "Secretariat" so bizarre I cannot allow it to pass unnoticed. I don't … Continue reading Answer: It’s so crazy even Roger Ebert calls it insane!

Pray Kathy enlighten us all

This was an update to my comparison post on OneNation but it is worthy of a promotion. A commentator at the HuffPo Tunes 59 kindly linked to me using the post to refute the Huffington Post's claims on the rally. Another commentator Kathy 001 took exception saying: “LOL! Honey, there are more site that peddle … Continue reading Pray Kathy enlighten us all

Two important comparisons between 9/12 and One Nation

We've already pointed out the difference in terms of paying for transportation so lets take a look at this AP story: Thousands gather for 'One Nation' rally in D.C. Not the tens of thousands like 9/12 or the hundreds of thousands like Glenn Beck, but thousands. Poor Crooks and Liars et/al they can't even get … Continue reading Two important comparisons between 9/12 and One Nation

Don’t you know who we are?

Via this tweet by SissyWillis John Kerry takes his famous phrase to a whole new level: A testy U.S. Sen. John F. Kerry yesterday blamed clueless voters with short attention spans for the uphill battle beleaguered Democrats are facing against Republicans across the nation. The article gives a shout out to William Jacobson at Legal … Continue reading Don’t you know who we are?

Access and Anger the story of a liberal blogger

Stacy notes the results of a conference call between liberal bloggers and David Axelrod, apparently it didn't go all that well. The call seemed to perfectly capture the tense dynamic that exists between the White House and the online and organized left: Though White House advisers in the past have dumped on the left, anonymously … Continue reading Access and Anger the story of a liberal blogger

Of the charming Mrs. Fleetwood’s six rules…

...I actually think the most important is rule 6: New Rule: Don’t worry if the Leftist MSM, or David Brooks, likes you. If they dislike you, or find you to be “spreading the poison”, that means you are winning. See Sarah Palin and the Tea Party as exhibit A of this phenomenon. Let’s look at … Continue reading Of the charming Mrs. Fleetwood’s six rules…

Is Joycelyn Elders Jillian Rayfield’s editor?

Can someone tell me when Masturbation became the most critical issue before the senate? Is that what is going to drive turnout across the country? When the leftist media/democrats decide to make the senate race about masturbation that tells me they have no prayer. This is the party that the establishment is afraid of? The … Continue reading Is Joycelyn Elders Jillian Rayfield’s editor?

If you have to have a second “news” story to explain why your first story is right…

...then odds are your first story is bullocks. But don't worry CBS, although you will be laughed at by the people who showed up, and distrusted by people in general you will get linked by Johnson and Sullivan. Memeorandum thread here

Bill Press: “I object to invoking God at the Lincoln Memorial…because it’s a sacred spot.”

This was just said on Reliable Sources. He is serious. Jane Hall is going on about how Beck is not a reverend and hitting him for it. They are crying Fox news, Fox news... as if that is all one needs to say. You just can't make this stuff up. Update: Hotair and memeorandum catch … Continue reading Bill Press: “I object to invoking God at the Lincoln Memorial…because it’s a sacred spot.”

Al Sharpton is one smart operator

After a year or more of the left trying to first dismiss the tea parties as AstroTurf, then as irreverent, then not as big as they claim, then finally as violent racist and all of them failing miserably, Sharpton came up with a brilliant idea. By holding a competing rally who's primary mission was to … Continue reading Al Sharpton is one smart operator

Isn’t that the point of having judges elected?

to make them accountable to the people? Conservative activists are trying to oust three judges on the state Supreme Court whose unanimous ruling last year legalized same-sex unions. Their decision stunned opponents nationwide and delighted advocates who were eager for a victory in the heartland. Why are supporters of Gay Marriage worried about this? It's … Continue reading Isn’t that the point of having judges elected?

There will one day be actual tea party violence, until then there will be a slight delay

is the title of my Latest examiner column. It concerns the events surrounding the Firebombing of Russ Carnahan (D) MO-3 office and the ensuing media firestorm media silence : Russ Carnahan is a 3 term Democratic congressman representing the Missouri 3rd district. Unlike his two previous campaigns where he won over 65% of the vote, … Continue reading There will one day be actual tea party violence, until then there will be a slight delay

Ah there is nothing quite like the tolerant left

Politico reports on the Democrats latest paean to open mindedness and tolerance: Last summer, Democrats argued that the Tea Party movement was the astroturf creation of corporate groups. Now that the grass-roots conservative resurgence has emerged as a clear force on the right, the left is making a different case: That tea parties are simply … Continue reading Ah there is nothing quite like the tolerant left

I have paid no attention to the Palin “eyeroll” story …

...nor have I given any attention to the Levi Johnston tell all book story. Ace describes it as shocking, balderdash Ace balderdash, it is no more shocking than the feeding frenzy over this video. Why? Because both represent the fact that Sarah Palin represents hits and profit. Every time Sarah Palin is mentioned on a … Continue reading I have paid no attention to the Palin “eyeroll” story …

I have a simple solution for those who think Sharon Angle flubbed that question…

...about media coverage. Let's ask every democratic candidate what they think of Angle's statement, if they mock it or critique her for it then in the spirit of that question we should immediately follow up with the toughest possible questions on the most uncomfortable topics that said candidate doesn't want to answer. When the candidate … Continue reading I have a simple solution for those who think Sharon Angle flubbed that question…

And Tea party fans would care about this because?

TPM has a great suggestion for liberals who can't seem to actually prove that Tea Party members are in fact racists, show up at Tea Party events with Confederate flags. A pseudonymous liberal blogger in Washington state hopes that progressives across the country will show up to tea party rallies on September 12 Because nothing … Continue reading And Tea party fans would care about this because?

Double Speech standard

it's not news that our liberal friends are in an uproar because of Phyllis Schlafly, she has been giving them fits since I was 1 year old. I just want to know if anyone see the irony in this screen short from Memeorandum. Note that at Memeorandum we can see the president's actual remarks but … Continue reading Double Speech standard

Worry not Smitty

As soon as the historically deficient Ezra Klein is confronted with a republican controlled Senate he will modify his position. Ezra might I suggest Master of the Senate by Robert Caro (my Amazon review here) if you want to learn about what the senate can and can't do. Memeorandum thread here. Take a look at … Continue reading Worry not Smitty