We live in an era today where practically everyone is “famous.” It’s not just reality stars anymore; anyone can have their own blog at no cost, and use social media for free, where their every word and photo is broadcast to the entire world. Activists all across [...]
Of course we all know that a Don doesn’t wear shorts, because they said so on The Sopranos, but a recent article and the resultant Twitter storm has raised the more general question of whether it is appropriate for any adult male [...]
Cowardice has been variously described over the years. When asked for a definition Microsoft Word provided several, including one from Wikipedia that seems to cover all the bases:
Cowardice is a trait wherein fear and excess self-concern override doing or saying what is right, good and of [...]
MEMO TO DEMOCRATIC GOVERNOR OF MISSOURI: YOUR RECENT ‘RUSH TO JUDGEMENT” VIDEO (URGING THE PROSECUTION OF INNOCENT FERGUSON POLICEMAN DEREK WILSON FOR MURDER) LOOKS PRETTY STUPID NOW:
AND WHY IS THAT?
I can well remember back in fourth grade when I was introduced to the music of Tom Lehrer, the mathematician and musical satirist whose album This Was the Year That Was became very popular about that time. Among the songs it contained was one entitled Send the Marines, which incorrectly suggested that sending the Marines [...]
Professor Hugh Hewitt, recently published a column for Townhall.com in which he cited a statement by former Ambassador Ryan Crocker, who represented the US in Afghanistan, in which he called the present ISIS/ISIL force wreaking havoc across Iraq as “evil incarnate.” There are those of us who understand this and have done so for a [...]
The Left has quietly colonized the retreats that average Americans beat into the “safe zone” of sports. Sometimes its agenda leaks out.
Mexico’s ruling class is deeply complicit in the current border crisis—as is our own. Until we address “friendly fire”, we cannot win on the front line.
Matt Lauer gives The Captain love.
Derek Jeter has been a darned good ballplayer; but the media hype surrounding his final appearance at the All-Star Game transformed him into a god. Is progressive guilt lurking here?
I have spent my life in the belly of the beast. For nearly forty years, I have lived in Montgomery County, Maryland, which borders Washington, DC on its north side. This might not be the most liberal county in the nation, but it is certainly [...]
Growing up during the 1960’s in the People’s Republic of Berzerkeley, I was, more often than desired, treated to statements criticizing “the establishment.” As I grew older I found opportunity to ask exactly what this “establishment” was, and found that the only answers I received were nebulous, blaming “the established order” or a bit more [...]
MARGINALIZATION OF THE ‘REST OF US’ OUTSIDE OF CAPITAL HILL, NEW YORK CITY & THE ‘LEFT COAST’ OF CALIFORNIA Folks, our subject matter today is the increasing communication gap between today’s liberal/left political elite (and media) and the rest of us residing in what these condescending elitists contemptuously refer to as “flyover country” (the vast [...]
CREEPY COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY CRAWLER CREEPS OUT FROM UNDER THE ACADEMIC WOODWORK
My warning to easily-frightened readers:
Bill Ayer’s mendacious ‘performance’, in this debate, is an uncanny imitation of murderous sociopath, Ted Bundy.
And why not? After all, Ayers & his current spouse were [...]
What’s hard to understand is why almost every time a British national newspaper (especially The Independent and The Guardian) publishes an article about some Muslim-related issue (say, the Islamisation of schools or, way back, the Danish cartoons) it either quotes the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB) or [...]