By John Ruberry For decades, probably since in the advent of rock and roll, America's has been a youth-worshipping culture. In eastern Asia, at least for now, elders are admired and respected, on the other hand. Back to America. Is it a coincidence that four years after Elvis Presley appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show … Continue reading Will 2018 be the year of glamour shots for the Democrats?
by baldilocks I'm guilty of many things, but one is talking about race and Things Black too much. The reputational demise of public astrophysicist Neil Degrasse Tyson elicited a great deal of Schadenfreude, but it depressed me for one reason: I liked seeing a black person talk about something other than race, being black, or … Continue reading Pieces of the Dream
Sheldon: All the non human apes are classified as "great apes" except one, That means taxonomists created the entire category of "lesser ape" just to single out the poor Gibbon as the weird kid on the playground. Now there's a hairy little fellow with a genuine beef. Leonard: But the gibbon doesn't know what it's … Continue reading The Ultimate Pro-Life Ball Spiking in Texas
by Fausta Rodriguez Wertz CNN reports that "U.S. authorities estimate that between 60,000 and 80,000 children without parents will cross the border this year." The logistics of moving 60,000+ children across several countries and through the U.S. border and cities such as New York and Miami takes planning, coordination, and funding. I don't know who is behind this. However, … Continue reading The new twist in illegal immigration: Children as human shields for the cartels
by baldilocks Originally posted at Ace of Spades HQ on August 26, 2013, so excuse anything which seems or is dated. Re-edited. And, do me a favor: please check out the links. A few weekends back [sic], I made my way from my home in South Central Los Angeles to Albuquerque--where my parents and the vast … Continue reading My Nephews
We are all interested in your sources of information, Hornblower," prompted Cornwallis, apparently explaining something already asked. Hornblower shook his head in a decisive negation; that was his instant reaction , before he could analyze the situation, and before he could wrap up a blunt refusal in pretty words. "No," he said, to back up … Continue reading “This Conversation Never Happened”
Over the last few weeks the public has learned Barack Obama managed to get Obamacare passed and win re-election by use of a blatant lie: "If you like your health insurance you can keep it." Well Wendy Davis running for Governor in Texas a Red State solidly against abortion apparently has taken notes: Davis suggested … Continue reading Wendy Davis Taking Lessons from Barack Obama on the Creative use of Language
On Morning Joe today (where you go to find out what the left wants to say) there were two stories that seemed unrelated but taken together could mean an awful lot. The first was a story out of Florida, the Transformation of Charlie Crist is now complete: Charlie Crist is running for Florida governor as … Continue reading Cronyn & Crist together again in 2014
At Hot Air an interesting post links to this Politico post concerning a side effect of the success of Texas: Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst said here on Saturday that Texas could turn blue if Republicans get “complacent.” “If we’re complacent, yeah, it could happen,” said Dewhurst, who last year lost to Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) … Continue reading New Hampshire, New York & a Warning to the Newcomers in Texas
For a very long time we in the Pro-Life Movement have maintained that Planned Parenthood's operation was based on Abortion and taxpayer money. The left has howled in disbelief at the very idea that this might be the case, remember the Susan G. Komen business. They were attacked mercilessly because they were removing money from … Continue reading The 3% Solution
Capt. Darling: So you see, Blackadder, Field Marshal Haig is most anxious to eliminate all these German spies. Gen Melchett: Filthy Hun weasels fighting their dirty underhand war! Capt Darling: And, fortunately, one of *our* spies-- Gen Melchett: Splendid fellows, brave heroes, risking life and limb for Blighty! Black Adder Goes Forth, General Hospital 1989 … Continue reading It’s amazing how bad Taxes and Regulation Become if applied to Liberal Causes
It isn't often that I disagree with Elizabeth Scalia on a matter of religion but this story is one of them. For the few who don't know. At the Texas capital as the new Abortion bill comes up for a vote a group of pro-life activists starting singing the traditional song Amazing Grace. However the … Continue reading The Democrat/Wendy Davis “Hail Satan” Caucus
Brooke: I want you to WANT to do the dishes. Gary: Why would I "want" to do dishes? Why? Brooke: See that's my whole point The Break Up: 2006 Penny: All right. Let me give you a little girlfriend 101. Usually the first move out of the gate is you withhold sex, but that … Continue reading Vivian Norris’ incredible shrinking Boycott!
Memeorandum is all a buzz (I'd say all a twitter but these aren't tweets about the following words by Governor Rick Perry about State Senator Wendy Davis: Who are we to say that children born into the worst of circumstances can’t grow to live successful lives? In fact, even the woman who filibustered the Senate … Continue reading Rick Perry How DARE you Compliment Wendy Davis’s personal decisions
Scarecrow: What happened? Cowardly Lion: Somebody pulled my tail. Scarecrow: You did it yourself. The Wizard of Oz 1939 Via Right Wing Granny Massachusetts continues to jump the Shark of Liberalism: Right now, a committee consisting of 3 House and 3 Senate members are meeting to negotiate the differences between the two tax bills. It … Continue reading Why would anyone stay in Massachusetts who can leave?
What a difficult week this has been for Americans for many reasons. Bombs went off at the Boston Marathon. Bostonians were held hostage in their homes as courageous officers searched for the missing bomber. Letters were sent to country leaders, including Obama, with ricin. While all this was going on, an explosion went off in … Continue reading Update On West Texas
I spoke to the Agricultural Commissioner of Texas Todd Staples at CPAC 2013 You don't really think of Texas as a farm state but it is.
...considering what's going on now in NY Burglars broke into the house in New City, New York, on Wednesday and pried open two safes, before leaving with another one. The criminals escaped with two handguns, two pistol permits, cash, savings bonds and jewelry. The firearms were in the stolen safe. (HT Gateway Pundit) Newsday has … Continue reading Maybe those “Proudly Gun Free” signs aren’t a bad idea…
I will be posting interviews with candidates done at CPAC one a day starting today: Meet Glenn Addison (R) candidate for Senate in Texas Mr. Addison's web site is here.
I find the title of this story at Washington Monthly very funny: Revisionaries. How a group of Texas conservatives is rewriting your kids’ textbooks. I have been reading textbooks for decades, the left complaining about a change in direction in Textbooks is an incredible laugh considering the leftward turn their version of "history" had taken. … Continue reading As a person who “collects” old history texts