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    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 »

    The University of Virginia Rape Story Officially Melts Down

    On November 19, Rolling Stone magazine published an lengthy article detailing the brutal gang rape of a young woman in a fraternity house at the University of Virginia. As the story circulated, feminists found it a powerful story for everything they hate about men, college administrators went to DEFCON LEVENTY… an a small number of people began to question the story because of what the | Read More »

    Big government is winning campaign issue for Democrats

    For some time there has been a garden industry on the left that believed two things held the Democrats from permanent electoral triumph. The first, of course, is that voters are just too stupid to understand what is good for them. This school of thought is championed by a guy named Thomas Frank who wrote a book called What’s the Matter with Kansas?  in which | Read More »

    Hillary Clinton moves to lock up the white working class vote

    As Hillary Clinton tools up for making a show of running for the Democrat nomination for president in 2016, the salient question remains who, exactly, is going to vote for her? I mean other than the aging, hirsute, hippie lesbian demographic. While this locks in a significant swath of Hollywoood and the news media it is not sufficient to create a second Clinton presidency. For | Read More »

    Boehner scrambling to find Democrat votes for Cromnibus

    The Continuing Resolution/Omnibus appropriation bill, aka cromnibus, wending its way through the House is in trouble. Dissatisfaction with the bill and the underlying strategy to deal with Obama’s executive overreach is wide and deep in the GOP caucus and it seems like Boehner will have to violate the Hastert Rule in order to force the bill through the House. Via The Hill Speaker said Thursday he expects | Read More »

    Voxsplaining the Pope

    Voxsplaining the Pope

    I’m a Catholic and have to admit that I’m not sending Pope Francis a Christmas card. I think he’s suffering from the effects of going from, to mix metaphors, a big fish in a small pond (Argentina? Really?) to a little meatball in a big plate of spaghetti. His statements are confusing the faithful and encouraging the enemies of faith, like, for instance, what your | Read More »

    Chuck Hagel and Ashton Carter: profiles in irrelevancy

    Obama, having finished trolling conservatives with a rumor he was going to appoint Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson as Secretary of Defense, is almost certainly going to nominate Ashton Carter to that position. (This is not to be confused with Ashton Kutcher who was offered the job but decided it would take away from quality time with Mila Kunis.) The country has done much | Read More »

    It isn’t rape when Democrats do it

    Yesterday a former senior Democrat staffer (he worked for Joe Lieberman and in the Senate and Herb Kohl, , and in the House) plead guilty in DC Superior Court to third-degree sexual abuse, two misdemeanor counts of sexual abuse and one count of misdemeanor threats. You might think justice was done, but you would be wrong. What did this senior Congressional staffer do? Prosecutors say | Read More »

    Two dangerously ignorant Obama ambassadors confirmed by lame duck Senate

    Two dangerously ignorant Obama ambassadors confirmed by lame duck Senate

    Yesterday, Barack Obama succeeded in pushing US foreign policy further down the crapper. The Senate voted to confirm two monumentally unqualified party hacks and bag-people as ambassador. The Senate, rejecting an impassioned plea from (R-Ariz.), on Tuesday confirmed two major Obama campaign contributors for ambassadorships to Hungary and Argentina. The confirmations of Hollywood television producer Colleen Bell to Budapest and Noah Mamet to Buenos Aires had | Read More »

    Atheists stay classy and respectful

    Atheists stay classy and respectful

      So it is Christmas and time for nutter atheists to gather around their lattes and pronounce religion in general and Christianity in particular a humbug. As usual the lack of breeding creeps through. This year the cute thing they have come up with is placing billboards in the South portraying a cute kid asking to not go to Church on Christmas because they don’t | Read More »