A Society Without Standards
I would sooner be dragged through the fires of hell twice than watch any of the ridiculous, self-congratulatory Hollywood awards shows, so I did not see the Beyonce performance everyone is talking about today. I gather from Mollie Hemingway’s excellent article that Beyonce, a woman who has made a fortune by a) looking pretty, b) singing, and c) dancing on stage with women dressed up | Read More »
Colorado’s Governor Hickenlooper Explores Depths of Indecision on Death Penalty
Hickenlooper has moved from not making a decision, to holding even the public discussion of his inability to make a decision hostage.
Read More »
From The Mailbag: I’m a Token!
It took a bit longer than I expected, but the inevitable happened – someone got banned for making a nasty comment on my diary on Racism, Voting and Ferguson, and they responded thusly: From: xxxxxxxx Subject: Your moderator is a racist Date: August 25, 2014 at 5:42:57 AM MDT To: “firstname.lastname@example.org” <email@example.com> Bill S, listed as a moderator, who has been posting very non-conservative replies | Read More »
Mary Landrieu Draws a Prominent Democrat Challenger
The Hayride comes some dire news for embattled incumbent Mary Landrieu (D-LA), as she has drawn a challenger from the left who may siphon away some of her more reliable voters: A bad month for Sen. Mary Landrieu just got a bit worse in the wake of qualifying for her reelection attempt last week. Down in the aggregate in polls entering the month, during it she began falling behind | Read More »
The Problem with Leftist Professors in the New York Times: ISIS IS Evil
Leftist university professor Michael Boyle of La Salle University took to the pages of the New York Times to condemn all of us who refer to ISIS as “evil” or a “cancer.”
With complete moral clarity, I can say he’s wrong.
Read More »
Quote of the Day, Of COURSE Gary Peters (D-CAND, Michigan-SEN) Is Still A Misogynistic Hypocrite edition.
I really should have expected that, honestly. Former Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land, R-Byron Center, went first by slamming U.S. Rep. Gary Peters, D-Bloomfield Township, claiming he is a hypocrite, flip-flopper and beholden to President Barack Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. “Whenever men tell me about a war on women, I’m suspicious,” she said to a packed house at the Suburban Collection | Read More »
Tax Inversions and Struggling American Brands
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Burger King’s move to Canada, McDonald’s problem with Millennials and how American brands need to adapt to new generations of customers.
Read More »
European anti-Semitism: it is the new black
Anti-Catholicism may be the last remaining acceptable prejudice, but in Europe anti-Semitism is making a comeback. Last week, Mark Steyn reported this nugget: A Tweet from Yasmina Haifi: ISIS heeft niets met Islam te maken …is vooropgezet plan van zionisten die bewust Islam willen zwart maken Which translated into English means roughly: ISIS has nothing to do with Islam. It’s a preconceived plan by Zionists who | Read More »
Rep. John Barrow (D, Georgia-12), monkeys, and cocaine.
There is something arresting about this campaign ad from the NRCC, which indeed draws on everything in the title.
Read More »
RedState Weekly Briefing: August 24, 2014 Perry Handles Indictment Like a Boss, Fergustan, ISIS, & More #RSWB
Join Caleb Howe, Thomas LaDuke, Joe Cunningham, and me on our latest installment of the RedState Weekly Briefing. Tonight we discuss the rising tide of ISIS and the possibility of an imminent threat to the United States, how Texas Governor Rick Perry has turned an indictment into a the beginnings of a winning national campaign, and the media’s Freudian slip of the week, Fergustan.
Go See The Hundred-Foot Journey
For those of you who did not know, I grew up in Dubai. We had a housekeeper as most families did. She and her husband lived behind our house in a small two room servants quarters. Twice a year we left our home because our visas had to be renewed. During the summer, we would come home to my grandparents in Louisiana. Other times, we | Read More »
Bashar al-Assad: Obama’s new ally
Things seem to be on the verge of coming full circle in US relations with Syria. Early in the Obama administration, the ever sagacious Secretary of State Hillary Clinton referred to Syrian President Bahar al-Assad as a “reformer” before demanding his ouster. Now it seems that Obama has made the decision that the United States must cooperate with Syria in order to suppress ISIS/ISIL. Two | Read More »
Obama’s mess in Iraq
As the Obama administration flounders about in trying to come to a decision on how to deal with ISIS/ISIL, the White House’s minions have been unleashed to, you guess it, blame President Bush. The general line of attack is that had Bush not invaded Iraq, or had done so differently, then the Child Emperor, the Lightworker, would not be flopping about like a carp on | Read More »
Lt. General Calls for DEFCON 1 Over ISIS 9/11 Threat
On Saturday, retired Lt. General McInerney appeared on Fox News, where he issued a dire and frightening warning about an apparent imminent threat to the United States. Citing an as-yet unpublished book by an unnamed “major news network’, the General predicts an upcoming “earth-shattering” revelation that foreshadows a major event ahead of or on September 11th of this year. Video courtesy of Digitas Daily Just | Read More »