Petitioning the Lightworker: "Come back to us, and all will be forgiven!" Journalists who covered the George W. Bush administration said they encountered arrogant attitudes toward the press but were usually able to engage knowledgeable...Show More Summary
Three great forces shape a society: culture, politics, and economics. Each of them influences the other. The late Andrew Breitbart famously observed that politics are “downstream” of culture. In other words, culture shapes political expectations. Show More Summary
That headline there? That's a big fat lie. Well, it's the truth, but it's misleading. I learned this from the media. MI7b was a propaganda-writing outfit, not a frontline espionage group. This was actually revealed last month but it didn't...
A year ago today, when I met with some of the 80,000 underground Catholics of Wenzhou, China, they were rebounding from serious hardship. Just months before, authorities had detained their bishop, Peter Shao Zhumin, and chancellor, Paul Jiang Sunian. Show More Summary
Friday afternoon, the Democratic National Committee sent out an official email accusing Republicans of "making up so-called scandals," doctoring...
... quoted in Mary Roach's "Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal." “Forget to remove the potato that you used as a pessary until you noticed a vine sprouting between your legs? Decided to do your own nose job at the bathroom mirror and replace the cartilage with a leftover piece from last night’s chicken dinner? You have no idea.”
Do check out Colette Moran's new posts.
According to Senator Chuck Grassley, the IRS's tax-exempt division director Lois Lerner refused to resign after she was asked to do so by the agency's acting commissioner: “My understanding is the new acting IRS commissioner asked for Ms. Show More Summary
Not to fear, America -- she's been placed on "administrative leave," a terribly severe form of discipline that's effectively tantamount to paid...
Jonathan Chait is mostly right about John McCain and wrong about the …
Plus -- HuffPo: Time to go
(John Hinderaker) This video of Jason Mattera trying to interview Al Franken and Chuck Schumer about their two letters to the IRS, asking the agency to crack down on tax-exempt “social welfare” groups, is pretty entertaining. Only I don’t think Breitbart TV, which posted the video, described it correctly. Show More Summary
Writes Notre Dame philosophy prof Gary Gutting, who teaches a freshman seminar reading "a wide range of wonderful texts, from Plato and Thucydides to Calvino and Nabokov." We have lively discussions that require a thorough knowledge of the text, and the students write excellent papers that give close readings of particular passages. Show More Summary
Haven’t ranted for a while, so here we gooooo…. There are dozens of examples every day of the lack of logic, ignorance of facts, downright dishonesty, and stupidity one must employ to be a Democrat in America, but today we must focus on a particular example of lunacy perpetrated upon the public by the loud-mouthed, [...]
Republicans looking to press President Obama on the trio of scandals that have been consuming Washington -- but not overreach on them -- got some private advice this week from Frank Luntz, the pollster and linguistic guru who often briefs...Show More Summary
Athens -- Democracy is under siege in its birthplace. In a room of over 50 Greek CEOs and scholars from the American School in Greece, not one raises their hand when asked if they think their democratic government is capable of solving their economic problems. Show More Summary
Yes, this really happened. Great Britain understands that people are upset after the bloody terrorist attack this week. So they’re cracking down on Twitter users. British officials jumped into action following the bloody terror attack this week… And, arrested Twitter … Continue reading ?
Great link from Hot Air. This is so full of head-nodding quotations that it's a a lie to excerpt any one part. However: Too many still seek refuge in ignorance and denial that was so memorably displayed by U.S. officials...