E. J. Dionne Jr. Isn’t Shocked But His Liberal Sensitivities Are A Little Bit Hurt
Yes and Eugene Joseph’s disappointed too. The WaPo scribbler’s 1/29/’12 piece opens with some thunder about his hero “botching” the contraceptive issue and complains that the president’s ”progressive Catholic allies” have been “thrown under the bus”(Wow! that’s an original turn of phrase. Sure wish I’d thought of it.) However the key sentence comes later and begins, “ But speaking as an American liberal who believes that religious pluralism imposes | Read More »
“Glock The Rise of America’s Gun” Book Review
“He got it right because he hadn’t done it before…” Patrick Sweeney (The Gun Digest Book of the Glock 2008) Gaston Glock’s seventeenth patent filed in August 1981 covered the innovative design of a semi-automatic handgun and so he named it the Glock 17. He spent another nine months testing and improving the weapon which was markedly different from others because it was largely made of very tough plastic | Read More »
“The Poor” Meaningless Nonsense Without Some Definition So Here’s Mine:
In Westfield, NY, if you shop at the local supermarket you will likely see many of the welfare-state perks. It’s not quite as easy as it once was because many of those perks now resemble pay checks and credit cards. But if there are two or three folks ahead you at check out and you have good or decently corrected vision you can easily spot checks | Read More »
Night Of The Long Faces Or “Mitt Happens”
Mr Faithful and Ms True collided with Mr & Mrs Hardin Colfax last evening. Time of the encounter was fixed exactly at 8 pm Eastern Standard. It happened on The Trail. Yes, at eight exactly grinning anchorbots screamed “Romney Wins!!” Faithful and True also screamed. “Oh! Oh! How could they know so quickly??? The doors at the polling places have not yet been fully closed!” | Read More »
Mitt Romney Is Most Definitely Not John McCain Nor Bob Dole And This Is Not 2008 Redux & Update.
Newt Gingrich’s last attempt to ride the big elephant will(did) effectively end tonight when Mitt Romney wins(won) the Florida GOP primary with a large plurality. UPDATE: I wrote this very early today. Since then FL Sen. Marco Rubio has appeared on CNN and predicted tonight’s winner will likely carry the GOP standard in November. Also two late-breaking polls show Romney with a total greater than the | Read More »
Is the Moon a Wi-Fi hotspot?
Well maybe when the first Starbucks opens. They could offer their exclusive “Luna Latte” Honeymoons on the Moon? “Oh Sweetie I’d kiss you if it weren’t for this here space suit.” Or “We coulda’ gone to Vegas! But no!” How about the disappointed newlyweds who discover you can’t take romantic earth-lit cruises on the Sea of Tranquillity. Oh well, as I noted in a previous | Read More »
Fanatical and False Attacks on Ron Paul
I post this in the spirit of Redstate’s seeking to promote conservative ideals and clean house in the Republican Party. UPDATE: None other than Brother Erickson noted that Ron Paul gave some of the best answers in tonights (1-26) debate. These answers concerned domestic issues. Newt Gingrich seemed eager to throw praise Paul’s way. So for politically minded and rational folks the Paul campaign offers | Read More »
A Silent, A Dignified, A Proper SOTU. Please.
And so the Speaker of the House taking his example from a Big Three Anchor should conduct tonight’s Obama re-elect er uh that is the President’s all-important State of the Union media event, no didn’t mean that; address was the word I was looking for. This is far more important, and infinitely more solemn than any stinkin’ debate. It is more important and deserves far | Read More »
Note: I wish I had thought of the title, but I “borrowed” it from the now suspended Huntsman campaign. Huntsman of course was my first choice, but such is war. Mitt and his Merry Men can’t be happy with Gallop’s latest 5-day rolling average numbers of GOP voter preferences nation wide. Just this week Romney’s lead over second-place Newt Gingrich has narrowed a rather shocking | Read More »
Breaking: Drudge sez ABC
has a two-hour interview with Newt’s ex. Debating whether to air