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    Turkey’s quiet Christian genocide

    Turkey's quiet Christian genocide

    Nearly everyone but the Obama administration has heard of the genocide of Turkey’s Armenian minority in which as many as 1.5 million Armenians were deliberately murdered by the Turkish government. While the Armenians were targeted for their ethnicity, what is widely overlooked is the fact that the Armenians were Orthodox Christians who inconveniently enjoyed conspicuous success in an Islamic nation. Now that the Turks have | Read More »

    We may have reached Peak Feminism

    We may have reached Peak Feminism

    Most everyone is familiar with the travails of Dr. Laura Kipnis, a professor at Northwestern University. Because of an opinion piece she wrote she was hit with a Title IX complaint by a couple of students (the leader of the mob is pictured above, Lauren Leydon-Hardy, @leydonhardy. And yes, she is sort of cute in that rabid-feminist-dominatrix-librarian kind of way.) Things seemed less amusing when I received an | Read More »

    California tries to crush the porn industry and fails

    You have to give California credit. The California regulatory state seems poised to succeed where everyone from religious groups to radical feminists have failed. California stands on the cusp of crushing the porn industry in that state. Last week, California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health Standards (OSHA) proposed a new raft of safety standards for porn production sets in the state, raising ire and | Read More »

    Why Denny Hastert’s indictment is a danger to us all

    Why Denny Hastert's indictment is a danger to us all

    I was never a huge Hastert fan when he was Speaker of the House. I was never quite sure what, if anything, he believed in. Having said that, he did a couple of good things. He instituted the “Hastert Rule,” which says no bill comes to the floor of the House unless a majority of the GOP caucus is in favor of it. When the | Read More »

    Lindsey Graham announces presidential campaign

    Lindsey Graham announces presidential campaign

    Lindsey Graham has announced his bid to become president on the United States thereby joining George Pataki as the second candidate to run on the WFT?? platform. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) 44% of South Carolina on Monday returned to the neighborhood where he was raised and announced that he is running for president, injecting a hawkish foreign policy voice into a crowded | Read More »

    John Kerry: metaphor from Hell

    John Kerry: metaphor from Hell

    Irony. John Kerry broke his leg. Riding a top-of-the-line bicycle (and presumably festooned in spandex that shows off his 71-year-old body). In France. Going nowhwere. He broke his leg at very low speed. He broke it upon hitting a curb. One can’t help but notice that Kerry’s accident is an apt metaphor for the foreign policy of the Obama administration. We have a geriatric foreign | Read More »

    Rand Paul PAC runs birther ad attacking Ted Cruz

    Rand Paul PAC runs birther ad attacking Ted Cruz

    It seems like every day we are confronted with more evidence that Rand Paul and his followers should be kept as far from the levers of power as Barack Obama. Paul seems to be either unable or unwilling to break free of the need to suck up to the same nutjobs and douches that kept his old man in psychotropic drugs for  a couple of | Read More »

    Martin O’Malley enters the race

    Martin O'Malley enters the race

    Via the Baltimore Sun: Martin O’Malley, the former Baltimore mayor and Maryland governor who ushered in an era of tech-savvy management and a new brand of progressive politics during more than two decades in public office announced his long-expected campaign for president on Saturday. With Baltimore’s skyline as his backdrop, the 52-year-old Democrat framed the election next year in dire economic terms, arguing that income | Read More »

    Bill Clinton sends fundraising damage control letter

    Bill Clinton sends fundraising damage control letter

    Going back to the point I made earlier in the day, I don’t have to make up lies about Democrats. If I can’t develop a migraine by the end of the day just seeing what they are doing in the open I’m just not trying. Case in point. To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami, Petra Nemcova, a Czech model who | Read More »

    Why I am more honest and less biased than Politico

    Why I am more honest and less biased than Politico

    RedState is an unabashedly conservative site and I, myself, have been serving up hot, dripping red meat freshly torn from the butts of Democrats and Communists, to the extent there is a difference, for over a decade. Yet after the past couple of days I’ve come conclusion that by any objective standard I am both more honest and less biased in my coverage of national | Read More »

    George Pataki runs for president as the WTF?? candidate

    George Pataki runs for president as the WTF?? candidate

    Great news. I know you’ve all been waiting for this. George Pataki, a three-term governor of New York, on Thursday joined a crowded field of Republican presidential candidates where he has little name recognition and will have to prove his conservative credentials. Pataki invoked Republican Presidents Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, and Ronald Reagan in his announcement speech in Exeter, N.H. and said he was running to “preserve | Read More »

    Clinton Foundation hit with RICO lawsuit

    Clinton Foundation hit with RICO lawsuit

    Beautiful. Someone has finally called Bill and Hillary Clinton and their slush fund Foundation what they are: racketeers. Bill and Hillary  Clinton and the Clinton Foundation have been hit with a racketeering lawsuit in Florida court. The lawsuit, filed by Larry Klayman of Freedom Watch, includes a legal request to have the Florida judge seize the private server on which Hillary Clinton and her aides | Read More »

    May 27, 1941. Sinking of the Bismarck

    May 27, 1941. Sinking of the Bismarck

    On May 18, 1941 the Bismarck and her consort Prinz Eugen sortied from the Pomeranian port of Gotenhafen, present day Gdynia, Poland, to raid British commerce in the North Atlantic. The Bismarck, displacing some 50,000 tons, had been launched in 1939 and was a formidable combatant carrying 8 x 15 guns as her main battery. When she entered service on August 24, 1940 the only | Read More »

    The rape epidemic and Nicholas Kristof’s cognitive dissonance

    In the wake of the notorious Emma Sulkowicz graduating from Columbia University where she made an academic career, as far as can be told, of falsely accusing a fellow student of rape, the New York Time’s Nicholas Kristof has an interesting offering: When the Rapist Doesn’t See It as Rape. He starts with the story of  Brian Banks. Brian Banks was one of America’s best | Read More »

    Los Angeles labor unions demand exemption from minimum wage

    Los Angeles labor unions demand exemption from minimum wage

    Chutzpah. Labor leaders, who were among the strongest supporters of the citywide minimum wage increase approved last week by the Los Angeles City Council, are advocating last-minute changes to the law that could create an exemption for companies with unionized workforces. The push to include an exception to the mandated wage increase for companies that let their employees collectively bargain was the latest unexpected detour | Read More »