I just read the punditry of Robert B. Reich on the Huffington Post. Perhaps it’s because I never attended an Ivy-League school that I didn’t develop the proper cranial density necessary to remain impervious to logic, but Reich completely misses the mark. As usual. His thesis is that Republicans are in favor of social Darwinism. I’m not a Republican, but I play one on Election | Read More »
Be careful what you wish for…
I see that CNN’s David Gergen writes today in “Mr. President, take command” that he is unhappy with the efforts of BP and the government, and wants to have President Obama take command of the efforts to stop the oil flowing into the gulf. But Gergen pines for something that President Obama is incapable of doing: taking charge. While Obama is described by some as | Read More »
The 4 Boxes
A confluence of posts has caused me to write this diary. I am astounded and somewhat chastened that I only now really understand the wisdom behind a philosophy I learned long ago in college: namely, that our entire American Experiment rests on 4 little boxes. The first box is the one we all treasure here at Red State so much: The Soap Box. In our | Read More »
Unknown to most of the country, the Supreme Court of these United States has already injected itself into the healthcare debate… way back in the early 1970’s. Fortunately for the court, several years earlier it was discovered, that somewhere under the penumbras, and a little to the left of and somewhere slightly behind the emanations of the Constitution, there was a right to privacy. This | Read More »
You can’t say that!
I have been thinking much lately about the prospect of a President Obama. Having read excellent pieces by Mark Steyn(does he write any other kind?) and listening to my usual spate of talk radio, I find that there is one alarming portent of an Obama administration that I had not yet considered: that being the elimination of criticism of The One, were he to become | Read More »