Down to the wire
"I participate in an illusion of easy physical access, and sometimes the products associated with that illusion — the video clips and silicone replicas of my sexual organs (seriously, and they’re popular enough to provide the bulk of my income) — do, in fact, exist without attachment to a person with free will or autonomy. Show More Summary
A few weeks ago I wrote here that I regarded the Special Places initiative as perhaps the most important moment of North Dakota history in my lifetime. This last week the North Dakota Industrial Commission voted unanimously to “approve”...Show More Summary
(Scott Johnson) George Will began his career in journalism as the Washington editor of National Review, a perch from which he entered the scene as a a dogged critic of the lies of Watergate perpetrated by the Nixon administration. In...Show More Summary
Poll dominated by young people age 18-25
Yes, This Is English Good morning morons and moronettes and welcome to AoSHQ's prestigious Sunday Morning Book Thread. For non-book related discussions, please use Andy's open thread below. Thanks. Ye Fyne Olde Wordes Author Mark Forsyth likes to write...
(Scott Johnson) We went to see the second set of Manhattan Transfer at the Dakota Jazz Club and Restaurant in downtown Minneapolis this past Monday and the first set on Tuesday. The two sets provided a rounded picture of their musical interests and inspirations. Show More Summary
DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz smeared House Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa yesterday on MSNBC. There is so much wrong with her words here. For one, it’s Ukraine, not “the Ukraine.” “I was stunned. Not so much by who did … Continue reading ?
Malaysian officials said authorities are now looking at two more suspicious passengers on the Boeing 777 that went missing on Saturday. The two passengers already identified with the stolen passports were traveling together to Amsterdam from Beijing. Family members of … Continue reading ?
Douthat's column, dated yesterday, may very well have gone up before the poll, but still, if a rout was in the works, why is Douthat in the dark, and why is there no NYT article about Rand's rout? A search for Rand Paul's name in the NYT in the past week turns up 2 articles from 2 days ago:1. Show More Summary
More punishment for the poor and middle class. Ice cover of the Great Lakes has topped 92.2 percent this year, just shy of the record 94.7 percent ice coverage measured in 1979. (Washington Post) The US just experienced its coldest … Continue reading ?
(Scott Johnson) Daylight saving time is mistakenly credited to Benjamin Franklin, but it’s still a good idea. Nevertheless, I find the commencement of daylight saving time today annoying. As a morning person, I am not the least bit pleased by the extension dawn by an hour so early in the year. Show More Summary
“You’re f-ing Zionist, f-ing pricks, get the f–k off our campus”
Of course this must be about Obamacare (Townhall) Here’s your Orwellian Phrase for the Week: Individual shared responsibility payment. Yeah… Go ahead and try to wrap your brain around that amalgamation of contradictory concepts. TheShow More Summary
The conservatives had a successful CPAC gathering with solid showings by a number of 2016 presidential contenders and few, if any, moments that the MSM will pounce upon as evidence of GOP “craziness.” The politicians who benefited the most were, from our vantage point, the ones who’ve been through troubled times — New Jersey Gov. […]
I am! I'd been getting up as early as 3 lately. 3 is now 4. 4 is excessively pre-dawn, but not quite the same as getting up in the middle of the night, which is 3. And 5 has become 6, which is when I got up this morning and seemingly the perfect time to get up in the morning, especially when, as now, it's pre-dawn. Show More Summary
... "less is more" edition....
From J spotted in Charlottesville, VA. Looks like someone didn’t get the memo, that dissent is no longer patriotic, and that anyone who speaks out against Dear Leader must be dealt with in ways that He would never consider dealing
A rough week for Barry, Harry, Medea, and the American left as a whole -- not to mention the Moslem Brotherhood.