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Man’s Obit Says Don’t Vote For Hillary

Larry Upright, 81, who is described as a diehard Republican from North Carolina, made one final request in his obituary. Don’t vote for Hillary Clinton. “Also, the family respectfully asks that you do not vote for Hillary Clinton in 2016. R.I.P. Grandaddy,” the obituary reads. Under the obit, are friends and family weighing in to [...]

Former Maryland Gov Takes Shots at Hillary Over Gay Marriage, Immigration

Hillary Clinton may be her party’s frontrunner right now but that doesn’t mean Democrats and Independents are happy about it. In fact, according...

"How have we gotten so crazy that what was just a normal childhood a generation ago is considered radical?"

Asks Danielle Meitiv, a prominent mother in the "free range children movement," quoted in a WaPo article titled "'Free-range' flap in Maryland fans flames of national debate on parenting." Answering Meitiv's question, WaPo says:Sociologists...Show More Summary

Machaut, Machaut Man

Those of us who love old-style worship services are sometimes accused of antiquarianism, cherishing the old for its own sake. But while it’s important that worship be “of the moment,” in the sense that it comes sincerely out of the lived...Show More Summary

New Hampshire Republican voters are relishing crowded field

Nearly 20 potential candidates — senators, governors, business executives and more — have paraded through the state in recent days to curry favor with voters and court party leaders. Republican voters are cheering that contrast, andShow More Summary

Robot Reacts To You, Makes Conversation

A lifelike humanoid is the latest in robotics. With his lively eyebrows, winkled cheeks and eyes that follow you around the room – this state-of-the-art robotic head is menacingly lifelike. The humanoid, known as Ham, has been drawing in crowds with his incredible range of facial expressions at an electronics event in Hong Kong this [...]

Nigel Farage: David Cameron’s ‘fanaticism’ is to blame for Libya migrant crisis

Nigel Farage tends to stick to one line on foreign affairs: no more foreign wars. On the Sunday Politics today, the Ukip leader claimed that the migrant crisis and tragedies in the… Continue reading The post Nigel Farage: David Cameron’s ‘fanaticism’ is to blame for Libya migrant crisis appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

The EU’s asylum policy is to blame for the tragedy unfolding in the Mediterranean

As the leading article in The Spectator this week pointed out, thousands of people are fleeing war and anarchy in Africa and setting sail across the Mediterranean bound for Europe.… Continue reading The post The EU’s asylum policy is to blame for the tragedy unfolding in the Mediterranean appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

John Major to enter the electoral fray this week

David Cameron’s inner circle are always keen to talk up the parallels between this campaign and 1992. This week, the winner of that election will enter the fray on their… Continue reading The post John Major to enter the electoral fray this week appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Neil deGrasse Tyson Thinks Politicians Denying “Climate Change” Is End Of Informed Democracy

If he wants an informed electorate, perhaps he could start with Obama supporters (like himself), who were utterly uninformed about Obama policies. Neil deGrasse Tyson: Politicians Denying Science Is ‘Beginning

HEH: Star Wars ‘reeks of misogyny’: SJW satirist punks BBC World Service. Listeners of the BBC…

HEH: Star Wars ‘reeks of misogyny’: SJW satirist punks BBC World Service. Listeners of the BBC World Service’s World Have Your Say programme were treated to a bizarre analysis of the Star Wars franchise today by a caller who claimed that “Dark Raider” was a “racial stereotype” who listened to rap music and “the only […]

Is Sullivan’s Travels a Reactionary Film?

I really object to this analysis that calls Sullivan’s Travels “reactionary” toward the poor and poverty. Evidently the writer actually wanted to see “Oh Brother Where Art Thou” or that film Sullivan shows at the movie’s beginning about capital and labor fighting and dying on the train. What Preston Sturges did was make the depiction […]

Sunday Morning Bobblehead Thread

Good Sunday Morning to you all! Since Mike Judge's hilarious show, Silicon Valley, is back on HBO for a second season, I went with this song from the season one soundtrack. It's also played in his movie, Idiocracy, which is his greatest film in my opinion. Show More Summary

Distinguished pol of the week

  Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) delivered the most memorable announcement speech of the presidential cycle and spent the week highlighting the stark contrast between the young, forward-looking policy wonk and Hillary Clinton. Rubio had witty comebacks for tricky questions and delivered a tough foreign policy speech in New Hampshire, getting two standing ovations, calling for […]

Maureen Dowd says Hillary Clinton "can’t figure out how to campaign as a woman."

That's a statement that is sexist IF the assumed proposition is true: that Hillary Clinton is trying to "campaign as a woman."So, does Dowd establish the necessary proposition? Dowd points to Hillary's 2008 campaign and asserts that "Hillary scrubbed out the femininity, vulnerability and heart" because: 1. Show More Summary

HEY, WAPO, YOU SPELLED “DEMOCRATS GRATUITUOUSLY INJECT RACE” WRONG: Race creeps into debate over st…

HEY, WAPO, YOU SPELLED “DEMOCRATS GRATUITUOUSLY INJECT RACE” WRONG: Race creeps into debate over stalled nomination for attorney general. Remember, she’s actually being held up over an abortion controversy. That said, I think from now on we should only have white males in positions of authority, because they’re the only ones who can’t play the […]

WashPost Reporter Claims: 'The Media Isn't Biased in Favor of Hillary'

Washington Post political reporter Chris Cillizza recently lectured Rand Paul not to play media critic. Now he’s decided conservative media critics as a whole have no argument in an article provocatively headlined “No, the media isn’t...Show More Summary

“You bastards”: How bedbugs took over our homes — and our minds

Author Brooke Borel tells Salon about the great, terrible bedbug resurgence

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