Category Archives: Media

William F. Buckley, Three Years Passed

Good interview by Kathryn Lopez here with one of the compilers of a recent anthology of William F. Buckley’s work, Athwart History: Half a Century of Polemics, Animadversions, and Illuminations: A William F. Buckley Jr. Omnibus. Lopez: What does George … Continue reading

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Alveda King: ‘The Most Dangerous Place for an African-American is in the Womb!’

A prime example of the level of free speech tolerance on the left. They can’t stand to see faces associated with their slaughter of the innocents. “CNN reported on Friday that Lamar Advertising, which owns the billboard, decided to take … Continue reading

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Hawaii Five-0

To quote Libertas: “• Hawaii Five-O beat out The Event in the ratings, albeit only by a nose. Hooray hot Hawaiian chicks fighting terrorists on The Big Island! Boo pro-Obama/anti-CIA propaganda!”

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Book review: ‘Savages’ by Don Winslow

The tale of Orange County’s underbelly is a propulsive yet meditative read. Don Winslow is among the best dozen or so suspense novelists writing today, and in my rankings would be near the top of the list. Due to some … Continue reading

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The Couric-Rich Model of the 5 Stages of Mainstream Media Grief

Absolutely brilliant commentary from Ed Driscoll at Pajamas Media taking off on another brilliant piece by Rob Long (linked at the Driscoll article) about the mainstream media at this point in the Obama regime. The whole piece could be quoted, … Continue reading

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Obama’s War: The Deadliest Month in the Deadliest Year

Excellent observations by Pamela Geller about the current fool’s errand in Afghanistan, on the same day Obama tries to attach himself to the relative success of the Iraq surge that Bush advocated and BHO opposed. “Eight years after the war … Continue reading

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George Soros, the Democrats, and their press lackeys

A couple of the biggest examples of press hypocrisy since the inauguration of Obama as president (and the examples are legion) are twin hit jobs on the Koch brothers, by leftist acolytes Frank Rich and Jane Mayer in the New … Continue reading

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