Paypal targeting conservative blogs. Who is next?

    My props to Twitter for the tip directing me to this American Spectator piece. All I know is if Pamela Geller of Atlas Shrugs can be refused by PayPal, American Thinker where she crossposts may be next, and then who? “Under the Acceptable Use Policy, PayPal may not be used to send or receive payments for items that promote hate, violence, racial intolerance or the | Read More »

    R.S. McCain in Kentucky already finding media bias in Sparkman killing.

    Oh, you’re going to just love this one.  Robert Stacy McCain went down to the site of the Sparkman murder in Kentucky to do some on-the-scene reporting, and he’s already found a situation where an Obama supporter and Democrat who was skeptical of the media treatment of this story got turned into a stereotypical government-hater by a reporter. Oops. He’s got video of that interview, | Read More »

    Ross Douthat to replace Bill Kristol at NYT.

    Starting online, then going to print. A year ago I would have called that a step down for Douthat. Then again, a year ago Andrew Sullivan hadn’t decided yet to start stalking Sarah Palin online. Since the Atlantic is apparently institutionally fine with that, hey, any port in a storm. Via The Other McCain, who is even now discovering that God is an iron*. Moe | Read More »

    I’m sorry. Red Dawn shouldn’t be on this list.

    I’ve seen Red Dawn more times than I can count when I was a kid, and this is back in the day when that meant watching it on VHS, but ye gods and little fishes! – that movie was awful. I don’t care what NRO thinks. Personally, I’d add Iron Man to the list, but only because doing so thoroughly mocks the antiwar movement’s ultimately | Read More »

    Snakes on a bill!

    File this in the “Elections have consequences” folder. R.S. McCain: Democrats in Congress are pushing legislation that would devastate the hobby — and damage the small businesses — of a group of American hobbyists: Snake collectors. The Nonnative Wildlife Invasion Prevention Act (HR669), sponsored by Del. Madeleine Bordallo (D-Guam.) and co-sponsored by several House Democrats including Alcee Hastings and Ron Klein of Florida, has got | Read More »