On the homepage today, we have the second and final installment of my “Salzburg Journal” (here). I talk a bit about Joseph Calleja, the Maltese tenor. Indeed, he made an album of that title: The Maltese Tenor. In Salzburg, he sang with Plácido Domingo, a former tenor who enjoyed some success, now a baritone. Show More Summary
Like a lot of people I struggle somewhat with the issue of Confederate monuments. I understand why a devastated region would want to memorialize its war dead, and why we wouldn’t want to tear such memorials down years later; I also understand...Show More Summary
WHY ARE DEMOCRAT-DOMINATED COMPANIES SUCH CESSPITS OF RACISM? Women say they quit Google because of racial discrimination: ‘I was invisible’. I really think we need a federal investigation of Google’s employment practices. They sound like a terrible place to work. On the other hand, if the most important thing about a job to you is […]
SHOCKER: Man Claims to Eat Electricity Instead of Food.
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Missouri State Senator Maria Chappelle-Nadal hoped for the assassination of President Trump in a Facebook comment on Thursday then deleted... The post Democrat Chappelle-Nadal Removed from Committee Assignments after Facebook Post on Trump Assassination appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
President Trump said a lot of things in the wake of the Charlottesville violence, many of them unhelpful. But he got one big thing unequivocally correct when he said of the Maoist statue topplers: “So, this week it’s Robert E. Lee, I noticed that Stonewall Jackson is coming down. Show More Summary
The term “genocide” conjures images of World War II concentration camps, Soviet Gulags, gulags, the violence and rioting in 1994 Rwanda or the ISIS purging of Syrian and Iraqi Christians. But Salon contributors Max Pensky and Nadia Rubaii believe “genocidal violence can happen in the U.S. Show More Summary
President Trump in his speech on Afghanistan last night had to explain his about-face on the war. He said, “All my life, I have heard that decisions are much different when you sit behind the desk in the Oval Office. In other words, when you are president of the United States.” Perhaps both he and Republicans […]
Any sort of extremism in Germany sets off alarm bells, and Michael Stuerzenberger may well be some sort of extremist. He sounds as if he is making a reasoned argument against the mass immigration that is changing the identity of Germany but there’s no way of knowing what’s really going on in his head. Show More Summary
LESS-THAN-SHOCKING NEWS: A Shot of Caffeine May Speed Wake-Up After Anesthesia.
Oh, hell no. Just as I abhor white racists, I detest black racists. Black Lives Matter doesn’t get to dictate to anyone what they should or shouldn’t do or give
In 1999, two years before America’s longest war would begin in Afghanistan, Lewis Sorley published a seminal work titled A Better War about America’s last longest war that raged in the 1960s and 70s. The subtitle of this great work serves...Show More Summary
The New York Times headline was warning enough: The Moral Voice of Corporate America Oh please. Wearily I turned to the wise, too often neglected words of Milton Friedman: In a free-enterprise, private-property system, a corporate executive is an employee of the owners of the business. Show More Summary
PROCUREMENT: Northrop, Boeing Win Initial Deal to Replace Land-Based Nuclear ICBMs. After the 36-month risk reduction phase, a single company will be chosen for the engineering and manufacturing development in 2020. “We are moving forward with modernization of the ground-based leg of the nuclear triad,” said Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson said. “Our missiles were […]
If you needed evidence of how befuddled state Senator Tom Campbell’s campaign for the U.S. Senate is already, look no further than today’s press release touting 34 endorsements from state lawmakers. “Tom Campbell – a conservative farmer, outsider, and business leader – announced today that over thirty North Dakota legislators have endorsed his campaign for the U.S....
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IT’S ON: Breitbart Slams Trump ‘Flip-Flop’ on Afghanistan. Gail Wynand could not be reached for comment.
TRUMP’S AFGHAN STRATEGY: New essay by Jeff Goodson, this one in The Hill. President Trump’s deliberative approach to formulating a new Afghanistan strategy has drawn fire from every corner of the political spectrum. That ended Monday night, when he announced a new long-term approach to Afghanistan and South Asia designed to achieve an ‘honorable and […]
SPOUSAL ABUSE: Spouse Criticism May Worsen Chronic Low Back Pain.