Tweet As you may recall, a couple of days ago I notified my Marin readers that Michael Medved would be giving a talk at Book Passage to promote his new book, The 10 Big Lies About America: Combating Destructive Distortions About Our Nation. His talk was so good I actually supported my independent book seller [...]
Archive for March, 2009
Tweet The EU doesn’t need to steal British sovereignty. Britain just needs to appoint idiots, and the transfer of sovereignty will happen naturally.
Tweet An email friend of mine advanced the notion of General Petraeus running in 2012. The man has shown himself to be incredibly competent, but I don’t know much more about him. He certainly has executive experience. My friend, who knows (or knows of him) quite well says that he has many of the virtues [...]
Tweet As usual, Thomas Sowell nails it.
Tweet The other day, I wrote a post in which I concluded that Barack Obama was not evil — he was a politico whose plans could be bad for America, but who hadn’t stepped beyond the pale of ordinary human behavior. Rick, at Brutally Honest, found an example of something that is chillingly evil. It’s [...]
Tweet At the end of my “Is Barack Obama evil” post, I issued this warning: Conservatives devalue their arguments against Obama’s policy if they start throwing the word “evil” around. While that may work with the converted, it frightens the vast middle. Rather than looking like wise men (and women) with a better plan, conservatives [...]
Tweet So much of what Progressives seek for us is a return to the less than lovely and easy parts of the past. For example, in the greenie world, who needs warm, efficient, useful incandescent light bulbs? How much better if we bathe the environment in love by using light bulbs that would have been [...]
Tweet I’m always amazed that the Democrats can, with a straight face, present themselves as the party of the little people and as opposed to big business. I guess their deal is that, as long as a corrupt capitalist system exists, they should exploit it to the max, all the while working hard to destroy [...]
Tweet Muscle spasm in lower back, which usually means I collapse, kind of like this, only with pain attached. Took valium. Helped muscle spasm. Wiped out brain. Sitting up still painful, but do-able, but brain so defective, can’t hold on to coherent thought. Still can’t understand why people take drugs recreationally. This feeling really freaks [...]
Tweet If you’re in or near Marin, Michael Medved will be at Book Passage this coming Tuesday, at 7 p.m., to read from his book The 10 Big Lies About America: Combating Destructive Distortions About Our Nation. Barring child care problems, I’m going to try to be there.
Tweet Sometimes, when I hear a song, I’m catapulted back, not to some era in my life, but to a very specific moment in time, sometimes mere minutes long. Running carpools today, I heard two songs that turned me into a very young 20-something all over again. The first, the Thompson Twins’ Hold Me Now, [...]
Tweet Since my previous post was deep and heavy, here’s something lighter.
Tweet While we were having lunch today, my dear friend Don Quixote asked “Do you think Barack Obama is evil?” I hedged. “That’s an interesting question. Why do you ask?” “I’m getting the feeling,” he answered, “that conservatives are starting to define Obama as being evil. At least, that’s the impression I get from the [...]
Tweet Here’s what I know about the Taliban: (1) They are the ne plus ultra of all that is bad about the sharia mindset and (2) they are the enemy against whom our American troops fight in Afghanistan. Thanks to Dr. Rusty Shackleford, I now know one more thing about them: They have official websites, [...]
Tweet A neighbor of mine who works in law enforcement showed up at the bus stop today looking incredibly handsome in a beautiful dark suit. “Going to court?” I asked. No, the answer was much sadder than a court appearance. He and a contingent from his office are going to the funeral of the four [...]
Tweet Caravaggio’s Narcissus: Rich Terrell’s Obamassus:
Tweet If you haven’t read it already, please don’t miss Charlie Nathan’s article at American Thinker, entitled “My Generation’s Moral Recession.” It’s a saddening piece about the moral vacuum that is so much a part of young life in America. Charlie obviously doesn’t suffer from that problem, but he’s weighed down by the critical mass [...]
Tweet It’s another day of mental malaise. I’ve been running from pillar to post, but that’s not an excuse for my not writing. I could have squeezed out some time in lieu of making dinner and tidying the house. The fact is, I’m still at a loss for coherent thoughts. When you’re watching the world [...]
Tweet In her morning collection of links, the Anchoress finds very disturbing the direction Obama and the Dems want to take us in terms of service to the State and allegiance to a world economy.
Tweet The WaPo, which was/is a major Obama water carrier, has nevertheless put together a striking graph showing exactly what Obama has done and, if not stopped, will do to the American economy. Read it and send it to all your friends — I did.
Tweet I could blame my blog silence today on work, carpooling, martial arts, cooking, shopping, etc., but it was really that I had nothing to say. I’ve got a lot of random thoughts chasing around in my head, but none of them seems to be enough for a single post. In no particular order: North [...]
Tweet Work demands notwithstanding, I refuse to be the only conservative blog in America that doesn’t post this video of Daniel Hannan, MEP, savaging Gordon Brown’s economic policies — the same policies that Obama seeks to impose here, only on a larger scale. If this doesn’t have you standing up in your seat, screaming and [...]
Tweet You know the old philosophical question: If a tree falls in an empty forest, does it make a sound? The media is trying an experiment to answer that question: If huge protests take place across America, but the media refuses to cover them, do they count? Another interesting question will be, how will the [...]
Tweet ….It’s unprincipled Republicans. ” The Zo-man knows:
Tweet Have you noticed that the same party that has rigorously opposed merit pay for public school teachers is now insisting on implementing government-imposed merit pay on private corporations? Smells like class warfare to me.