Category Archives: Politics

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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Joseph Sobran, R.I.P.

During a week that was marked by the passing of several notables (Tony Curtis, Arthur Penn, and Greg Giraldo among them), the death of Joseph Sobran was relatively overlooked-even at the magazine where he made his reputation, National Review. The … Continue reading

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Bring the troops home

A good, thought provoking piece, ‘Dissention in the Ranks,‘ by Tony Blankley. It’s time to institute the policy of not putting mass amounts of troops in harm’s way unless the United States is directly threatened. “Last November, with the Johnson … 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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Who needs Journolist? Mayer and Rich put on their tinfoil hats

If there’s another group that sings from the same page of the hymnbook (that’s a religious reference, lefties) more than liberal journalists, it’s hard to think of one. Last week, prior to being scared (or frightened, or terrified, whichever term … Continue reading

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Why can’t Barack Obama tell the world about American tolerance?

Good analysis by Toby Harnden in the UK Telegraph: “Many Americans are incensed by the way that legitimate protest and questioning of Obama’s policies is routinely branded as racist or ignorant. They are tired of being told what to think … Continue reading

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Why the liberal elite finds Americans revolting.

Excellent James Taranto piece from The Wall Street Journal: “The Ground Zero mosque is an affront to the sensibilities of ordinary Americans. “The center’s association with 9/11 is intentional and its location is no geographic coincidence,” as the Associated Press … Continue reading

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Obama and Dems given 88 percent of 2008 TV network contributions

Wow, this is a shock, right? According to Eric Alterman, there’s no liberal bias. Looks like the only group more in lockstep with the Democrats than the media is African-American voters. “Senior executives, on-air personalities, producers, reporters, editors, writers and … Continue reading

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