SEARCH ALL ARTICLES BY streiff:

RECENT ARTICLES

    CRomnibus passes because of GOP support

    Jesus wept. The debate exposed divisions within the Democratic and Republican caucuses on both sides of the Capitol and sets the stage for what could be a year of internecine squabbling in 2015. Twenty-one Senate Democrats voted against the bill while 24 Republicans voted for it, including every member of the Senate GOP leadership. The next time anyone tells you the GOP Senate leadership opposes | Read More »

    Dead donor rule for organ transplants is being challenged

    Back in 1995, Pope Saint John Paul II took note of a tragic flaw and tendency in the modern culture of developed nations in his encyclical Evangelium Vitae (Latin: “The Gospel of Life”): Here we are faced with one of the more alarming symptoms of the “culture of death”, which is advancing above all in prosperous societies, marked by an attitude of excessive preoccupation with efficiency | Read More »

    Obama shows no leadership on fight with ISIS

    Earlier in the week the White House sent the low-wattage Sen. John Kerry (D-MA) to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to ask the Senate to pass an authorization for the use of military force against ISIS. It has been clear from the start that Obama really doesn’t care about ISIS. He is concerned that his legacy, other than trashing the US | Read More »

    The bogus statistics behind the “rape epidemic”

    Occasionally good things actually come out of bad things. Two bad things happened recently. Rolling Stone accused several men at a University of Virginia fraternity of a violent and brutal gang rape a part of a pledge initiation rite. That accusation seems, now, to have been concocted out of whole cloth by an amoral and avaricious writer preying on a troubled young woman. The second | Read More »

    GOP needs to keep ‘nuclear option’

    GOP needs to keep 'nuclear option'

    When the Communist Sandinistas were turned out of power by the Nicaraguan voters on February 25, 1990, their leader, the terrorist and mass murderer Daniel Ortega, vowed that the Sandinistas would accept the defeat in public but would continue to “rule from below” regardless of what the new government desired. This is exactly what we see developing in the United States Senate where the outgoing | Read More »

    Lena Dunham’s narcissism has hurt all rape victims

    Yesterday we covered the ongoing soap opera of the immensely unattractive and monumentally untalented Lena Dunham’s bogus rape accusation. Long story short: she accused a college classmate of raping her, she clearly identified the alleged rapist which has caused him a lot of difficulties, now her publisher is paying the man’s legal expenses and altering future editions of the book to emphasize that the name | Read More »

    Lena Dunham’s rape-libel catches up with her

    This has been a bad week for the Feminist-Rape-Media Complex. The Rolling Stone story of a vicious gang rape at the University of Virginia, which is now looking like the manipulation and betrayal of an emotionally fragile young woman by a grasping and amoral journalist, has melted down into a seething, effervescing puddle of molten #FAIL which will, if there is actually justice in the | Read More »

    The Hillary-is-inevitable bandwagon is in trouble

    The Hillary inevitability bandwagon seems to be headed for the ditch. The bat-guano anti-American left as personified by MoveOn.org has decided that Elizabeth Warren is the best candidate as she would create synergy by being the first woman, Native American, and privileged, sinecured law professor to run for president: Some Democrats are “Ready for Hillary.” MoveOn.org is ready for Elizabeth Warren. The liberal group is | Read More »

    Boehner to Conservatives: you have to pass the omnibus to find out what’s in it

    The new omnibus spending bill is about to be rammed through the House is the same way that Obamacare was passed. A massive bill is going to be presented and the members, of both parties, are going to be given a minimal amount of time to read the bill. House conservatives are griping that Speaker Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) N/A% (R-Ohio) is | Read More »

    Man-haters, the falsity of rape culture, and the attack on truth

    As it becomes increasingly clear that the Rolling Stone reporting on an alleged gang rape at the University of Virginia was not mere hyperbole but actually deliberate deception by the reporter, Sabrina Rubin Erdely, and seemingly the management of the magazine one of the most disturbing things to come to light is the way the bogus “rape culture” crisis on college campuses is being used to | Read More »

    Sunday, December 7, 1941

    Sunday, December 7, 1941

    Japanese Zero with first wave attack on Battleship Row begins a strafing attack.

    Trent Lott to Mitch McConnell: Vidkun Quisling was an effective leader

    On Thursday former Senate Majority Leader Trent Lott and former Senate Majority Leader Tom Daschle spoke at a breakfast sponsored by the Christian Science Monitor. At that breakfast Lott and Daschle achieved a Vulcan mind-meld with each other on what Senate Majority Leader needs to do in the new Congress: keep those federal dollars rolling towards K Street and ignore everything else. Promote bipartisanship Bipartisanship | Read More »

    New finding: Performing abortions kills sense of irony

    New finding: Performing abortions kills sense of irony

    One of the great things about Twitter is that it has given the American left a wonderful way to express whatever lunatic thought is crossing its mind at a particular moment and create the hive effect they love via a hashtag. When Ukraine was brutalized by Russia, we had a hashtag. When Boko Haram kidnapped a few hundred Christian girls, we gave them a dose | Read More »

    Hostages held by al Qaeda killed during rescue attempt

    Yesterday an attempt was made to rescue hostages by al Qaeda in Yemen. The attack succeeded but the hostages were either dead or mortally wounded when rescued by US forces: Two hostages, including an American journalist, who were being held by Al Qaeda’s affiliate in Yemen were killed during a rescue attempt by United States commandos early Saturday, American officials said. In a statement, President | Read More »

    Battle of Leuthen, December 5, 1757

    Battle of Leuthen, December 5, 1757

    One of the advantages of having the keys to the front page is that sometimes I can unplug from politics and write about my real passion: military history of the 18th century. Today marks the anniversary of Frederick the Great’s signal victory over the Austrians at Leuthen and gives me a story to tell my kids a couple of times a year after Mass. Frederick | Read More »