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The Guardian gives its British readers an introduction to Scott Walker — "polarising figure in arguably the most polarising state in the US."

I'm highly amused by this piece — "Could Scott Walker be the elusive 2016 contender Republicans are looking for?" — because Meade and I have followed the Scott Walker story from here in Wisconsin, from the beginning. It's funny to see how outsiders are brought up to speed on the "polarising" that's been going on here in The North. Show More Summary

Fundamental Concepts - The Aberration [Weirddave]

When I see, from the entire left side of the political spectrum, more and more strident demands to end Western culture as we know it, I wonder if these people have any clue exactly what it is that they are...

"He was the nicest human being I have ever met. It was like being friends with God."

Wrote Bill Bryson about Ernie Banks in "The Life and Times of the Thunderbolt Kid: A Memoir":My dad was a sportswriter for The Des Moines Register... Baseball, like everything else, was part of a simpler world in those days, and I was allowed to go with him into the clubhouse and dugout and onto the field before games.... Show More Summary

Romney Regresses On Climate

(John Hinderaker) Mitt Romney is never a dollar short, but he is often a day or more late. On Thursday, he showed that he has not been keeping up with developments in climate science: As he considers a third presidential campaign, Mitt...Show More Summary

IN THE MAIL: From Lewis Dartnell, The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Our World from Scratch. Plus, …

IN THE MAIL: From Lewis Dartnell, The Knowledge: How to Rebuild Our World from Scratch. Plus, today only at Amazon: FitDesk v2.0 Desk Exercise Bike, $199.00 (43% off). We have a FitDesk, and it’s quite nice. Helen uses it quite a bit. And, also today only: Torin T43002A 3 Ton Double Locking Jack Stands (Sold […]

MEGAN MCARDLE: Uncle Sam Is Coming After Your Savings. Earlier in the week, I discussed the Obam…

MEGAN MCARDLE: Uncle Sam Is Coming After Your Savings. Earlier in the week, I discussed the Obama administration’s proposal to tax earnings on so-called 529 college savings plans, part of a package of tax hikes that will pay for new programs such as his proposal to make the first two years of community college free. […]

Real Life Climatologist Roy Spencer On 2014 As The Hottest Year Ever: Nope! [CBD]

The guy has an actual PhD, in a discipline that might have some special insight into climate change. Yes, argument from authority is not popular around here, but in this case he really is rocket scientist! And he really...

AMY OTTO: President Obama Pushes Pre-K And ‘Free’ College Because He’s Got Jack For K-12. Po…

AMY OTTO: President Obama Pushes Pre-K And ‘Free’ College Because He’s Got Jack For K-12. Politicians pushing everyone to extend tax-paid education should explain why thirteen years isn’t enough.

Teacher sends father a curt note scolding and chastising him for his daughter’s ‘unhealthy’ pack lunch – unfortunately for the school, dad’s a doctor

The good doctor and his wife should be miffed and in my opinion, he should not have accepted their apology. The school has no right telling parents what to feed

Breaking: ISIS Murders Japanese Hostage Haruna Yukawa – Releases Gruesome Photo

ISIS executed Japanese hostage Haruna Yukawa. ISIS released video Tuesday threatening to slaughter two Japanese hostages in the next 72 hours unless a $200 million ransom is paid. Japan was reportedly unsuccessful in contacting ISIS over the hostage crisis. An … Continue reading ?

Newborn baby girl has had a quarter of her face chewed off by three pet FERRETS in her parents’ dining room [Video]

This is one of the most horrific things I think I have ever seen. That poor baby – the pain she must be in and will suffer the rest of

University Offers “The Problem With Whiteness” Course

And Mediaite is very disturbed that Fox News would dare to cover this (video available at the link) University Offers ‘The Problem of Whiteness’ Course; Fox & Friends Pounces Arizona

Democrats Upset McConnell Allowed Votes On Their Amendments

It just goes to show you, Democrats are never satisfied. It also goes to show that they always want more, like a kid given a cookie who demands more cookies

Arizona State to Promote Racism with New Class Bashing Whitey (Video)

Arizona State is the latest school of higher learning to promote racism against whitey. The school is offering “The Problem With Whiteness” so students can learn more anti-white propaganda. Campus Reform reported: Arizona State University (ASU) is offering a course … Continue reading ?

Entheogens?

A reader emails: "A local 'institute' steps into the New Age mumbo jumbo." She links to the website of Usona Institute, "a medical research organization." Its "affiliates and collaborators" include The University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics and University of Wisconsin – Madison School of Pharmacy. Show More Summary

Watch as a Woman Gives IRS Scammers a ‘Taste of Their Own Medicine’ [Video]

I get weird calls all the time. It’s why I have several forms of voicemail – I only pick up the ones I recognize and this is one of the

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